Art

PVDFest, Part 2: Performance Art

From the facade of a downtown building to the city streets below, performance art is the star of PVDFest.

Six top performance art attractions include spoken word poetry, drag, hip hop dance and an alien dance party.

Catching up with DAP

The Brown University rapper we spoke to last year just dropped a new album.

Last March, we ran an article about Brown University student Dolapo Akinkugbe, known by his rapper name, DAP. More than a year later, we catch up with the him to find out about his new album and what he’s up to.

Three Local Artists Earn Rhode Island Foundation Fellowships

The grants were awarded to three visual artists who are looking to make creative waves in the Ocean State.

The Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund has awarded $25,000 grants — with no strings attached — to three local artists in visual arts, music or literature every year since 2005.

Rare Art

A new exhibit features portraits of children with rare diseases.

“Beyond the Diagnosis” debuted at Brown University’s Alpert Medical School in early 2015 with seventeen portraits. Now it boasts nearly 150, including six children from Rhode Island, and paintings contributed by twenty-two Rhode Island artists.