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Join us for the 7th Annual FireBall Gala!

FireBall returns on October 19, 2023, in honor of four exceptional community leaders: David Cicilline, Barbara Papitto, Umberto Crenca, and Dr. Silas Pinto.

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The Brazier Society

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WaterFire // Accelerate

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Burning braziers, at WaterFire in Providence, Rhode Island. Photograph by Erin Cuddigan.

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Video credits: Fire dancer Spogga has been performing at WaterFire events for many years. He is also a talented musician who currently lives and works in New Orleans. Storyteller Len Cabral is shown during his appearance at our Rosa Parks House Project exhibition. Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon was the centerpiece of our To the Moon and Beyond: Celebrating the 50th-Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing exhibition.