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Go & See: Tuesday 13 – Monday 19 August


Every week, BR&S picks out a series of gallery events, screenings, exhibitions, performances. Here are our choices for you to go & see this week:

• Events

Thursday August 15

RISD, 212 Union Street, Providence, RI
Art Twerk:RISD Fletcher Open Studios
Rhode Island School of Design Graduate Students are proud to present our first ever summer preview event, Art Twerk. As part of Gallery Night Providence, this unique event will give you a rare look into the artist’s studio plus a juried selection of contemporary artwork. We will be showcasing 5 floors full of emerging talent from the departments of Printmaking, Sculpture, Painting, New Media and more.
5—10pm / Free

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Friday August 16

Steve Locke, on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston.

Highland Street Free Fun Fridays
On this day, Museums & Cultural venues free!

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
Springfield Museums
USS Constitution Museum
Edward Gorey House
Berkshire Museum

• Exhibitions

Saturday August 10 — Saturday September 7

Fourth Wall Projects, 132 Brookline Ave, Boston
Street Diamonds II
Featured Artists: Faring Purth, Heather McGrath, Jacob Bannon, Silas Finch, Nick Ward, Nineta Bcn Bos Ber, Randal Thurston, Kenji Nakayama, Robert Maloney, Lego. Curated by Silvi Naci
Closing Reception: Saturday August 24, 7-9pm
Hours / Free


Thursday August 15

MIT, E15, Bartos Theater, 20 Ames St, Cambridge
Ampersand: A WMBR & List Concert Series presents: JULIA KENT
The debut of Ampersand: a concert series hosted by WMBR Radio and the List Visual Arts Center. The inaugural concert presents headlining artist Julia Kent, an electroacoustic cellist from NYC who uses looped and layered cello recordings to explore the relationship between human creations and nature. The opening artist will be Luke Damrosch, an electroacoustic percussionist and visual artist from Providence, MA.
7:30—10pm / $3 w/ MIT ID | $5 General. Tickets at door.

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Friday August 16

WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley Street, Providence, RI
Megan and Murray McMillan, The Coal Bin Project
This one-night performance will be a celebratory processional where musicians, artists and friends will gather to march the McMillans' nine enormous constructed "coal boulder" sculptures through the WaterFire space to be loaded into waiting trucks. These boulders will then be driven to North Adams, MA where they will be installed for a video shoot in an unused coal bin in the Boiler Plant building at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA).There will be food trucks, music, and audience participation is welcomed. Parking is available on-site. View Map here.
8-10pm / Free

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