The Music of WaterFire: Traditional World and Folk Music Playlist

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in WaterFire Providence | No Comments
The Music of WaterFire: Traditional World and Folk Music Playlist

WaterFire Providence will now be creating playlists of music used in WaterFire events for all of our fans to enjoy. This week’s playlist contains a variety of traditional songs and folk music from around the world. You can download the entire playlist, or selections from the playlist here. Tradtional World and Folk Music Eg Veit […]

WaterFire Providence was honored with an Ambassador Award from the PWCVB

WaterFire Providence was honored with an Ambassador Award from the PWCVB

WaterFire Providence was honored among others in the industry for its positive impact on the RI tourism and convention scene at the annual Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau (PWCVB) Ambassador Award Luncheon. Barnaby Evans accepted the award on behalf of WaterFire Providence and for all the work of our volunteers and staff. There are […]

15 Seconds of Flame Film Festival Award Winners

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Events, WaterFire Providence | No Comments
15 Seconds of Flame Film Festival Award Winners

We announced the winners of WaterFire Providence’s 15 Seconds of Flame Film Festival over the weekend. So in case you missed it here is a run-down of the nominees and the winners in each of our categories. Best WaterFire Moment Winner: Suzanna Kelleher (@suzannekelleher) Nominess: Jack Becker (@jackbecker54), Desconocida Ubekannt (@eyeswideopen_7), & Jacob Palladini Best Live Performance […]

We appreciate our volunteers. A lot!

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in Events, Volunteering | No Comments
We appreciate our volunteers. A lot!

“Passion is the spark that ignites the flame…” ― Deborah Brodie Many people may not know that even with a hardworking staff of 21 employees, WaterFire Providence deeply relies on our dedicated corps of hundreds of volunteers to produce our events. Over 200 members of the community come together to participate in and run each […]

Operation Forklift: A Fundraising Challenge Match

Operation Forklift: A Fundraising Challenge Match

A little over a week ago, we posted on Facebook that we were in need of a forklift. As a result of that post an anonymous donor has come forward with a very generous offer. Our anonymous donor has graciously agreed to match donations up to a total of $5,000 to put towards the purchase […]

Volunteer Spotlight: WaterFire Providence salutes all of our 2013 volunteers!

Volunteer Spotlight: WaterFire Providence salutes all of our 2013 volunteers!

“Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs WaterFire Providence would like to thank all of the volunteers, community organizations, college groups, donors, and our interns for their support and dedication during our 2013 season. 2013 was a year filled with beauty and […]

Volunteer Spotlight on Johnson & Wales University

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Volunteering | One Comment
Volunteer Spotlight on Johnson & Wales University

This has been an incredible year for WaterFire. With an ever growing and expanding event comes the need for growth and development within not only the organization itself, but also in the need for a large group of dedicated volunteers. Volunteers are an integral part of WaterFire. They assist in all aspects of event production, […]

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like (A WaterFire) Christmas!

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Events, WaterFire Providence | One Comment
It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like (A WaterFire) Christmas!

Preparations are underway at the WaterFire Creative Arts Center for this weekend’s two day WaterFire Christmas event. One of the great highlights of this spectacular family event will be the magical Festival of Trees. For the second year in a row we were fortunate to be able to partner with local schools and have their […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Papagno

Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Papagno

In January of 2005 Nancy Papagno was volunteering at a folk music venue in Rhode Island. Little did she know that this particular day was going to leave a lasting impression on her forever. It would be the beginning of beautiful friendships and it would lead her to the open arms of what she calls […]

#GivingTuesday Is December 3rd

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Giving, WaterFire Providence | One Comment
#GivingTuesday Is December 3rd

This year, after you’ve given thanks; gotten your door buster deals; surfed for cyber bargains; and finished all of the leftovers, WaterFire Providence would like to introduce you to something new. #GivingTuesday is a “new day for giving back” that began in 2012 as a partnership between New York’s 92nd Street Y and the United […]