Casey Nilsson

RIHS Now Offers Free Admission for Student Groups

Take a free educational tour at the John Brown House Museum, the Museum of Work and Culture, and the Robinson Research Center.

Via RIHS.org, from the “Thunder and Steam” exhibition at the Museum of Work and Culture. Today, the Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) announced some big news: Tours at three RIHS-run sites — the John Brown House, the Museum of Work and Culture and the Robinson Research Center — will henceforth be free for all classes and student groups from preschool…

UPDATE: Here’s How to Apply for RI’s New Free College Initiative

Step-by-step guidelines on how to score two years of free college through Rhode Island Promise.

When Governor Gina Raimondo proposed Rhode Island Promise, a $30 million scholarship program offering two years of free in-state tuition to Rhode Island students, we all felt a lot of emotions around here. Some of us were jealous. (Admit it.) Some of us were psyched for the kids. Some of us couldn’t get past the sticker shock. But then, news…

Sneak Peek: Deer Tick’s New Albums

Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 will be released in September.

According to a press announcement, “The two albums complement each other yet reflect completely contrasting styles, both of which accurately represent the two distinctive musical personalities of Deer Tick — quiet and thoughtful/loud and raucous.”

PVDFest, Part 4: Visual Art

It's no surprise: PVDFest is a feast for the eyes.

Muralists, sculptors and very patient macrame artists: We did not forget about you. Over the last week, we’ve covered the best food, performance art and music at this week’s PVDFest (now through June 4). Today, we’re naming five visual art attractions that’ll make you stop, look and maybe even think a little bit. Via the Avenue Concept’s Facebook page. 1….