This Valentine’s Day weekend, Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) will present the world premiere of a new adaptation of Romeo & Juliet, one of William Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Running February 10-12, 2017 at The Vets in Providence, this new work is a collaboration between guest choreographer Ilya Kozadayev and Gamm Theatre artistic director Tony Estrella. It weaves Shakespeare’s text, spoken live on stage, with Kozadayev’s bold new choreography.
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If it's January, it must be time for Knight Memorial Library's annual Winter Blast Minecraft Challenge! Kids and teens are invited to make wintery creations in Minecraft for a chance to win a prize! The competition runs January 17-21 and winners will be announced January 24. For information, contact Melissa Rivera
Make 2017 the year you discover the library as a place to learn skills for leisure, expand your thinking and make new friends at the same time! Here are a few ideas:
Winter/Spring classes begin January 23, 2017 at several locations and include tuition in grammar, conversation and writing. Register at the front desks or call the library. Please note that Olneyville's classes will be held at Hartford Park, 50 Laurel Hill Avenue and Washington Park's at the Community Center, 42 Jillson Street. For more information, call 467-2700 x1608 (hablamos español).
Rochambeau Library is starting a film series, East Side Cinema, in partnership with Community Church of Providence. There will be two movies each month, one at Rochambeau Library, 708 Hope St., and the other at Community Church of Providence at 372 Wayland Ave. The first film, Woody Allen's Purple Rose of Cairo (PG, 1985), will be shown at Rochambeau at 7:00P.M. on January 30. There will be a discussion following the film. Attendees are invited to bring sweet or savory snacks to share. All are welcome!
With nine libraries operating such a busy daily schedule of programs and services, it is difficult to do justice to the work of our library staff in a single slideshow - but we'll try!
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Special thanks to Dhana Whiteing and and the many PCL staff who provided images for this slideshow.