Fire Feeding, photo by John Nickerson Can you picture those friendly people answering questions, getting folks to smile and enjoy their WaterFire visit? John Nickerson is without a doubt one of those people. As a Rhode Islander John was always a frequent WaterFire visitor and even volunteered on several occasions… Read More »Volunteer Spotlight: John Nickerson
Director of Creative Services
When you first meet Jen she’s exciting, interesting, and energetic. Her accomplishments never fail to impress from her wide-ranging education and volunteer work to her photography and career. She is a very busy lady and a lot of fun to chat with. She has this heartfelt laughter that places you… Read More »The People of WaterFire: Jen Bonin
A few years back WaterFire Providence launched The WaterFire My Story Project which is a collection of stories, poems and videos that were written by our visitors, performers, volunteers and partners. The goal of the My Story Project is to share stories with our fans from our fans and the… Read More »The People of WaterFire: Christian Guillen
WaterFire Providence has been working on creating an exciting and performance packed event for the next full lighting in Providence next Saturday, August 10th. The planning and preparation for each WaterFire event is non-stop — but this weekend twelve volunteers from Rhode Island decided to take a weekend trip to… Read More »WaterFire As a Cultural Catalyst
On Sunday, February 10th, guests battled the blizzard of 2013 to attend a Playing with Fire private screening of WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City. The screening took place at the at the gorgeous Riverfront Loft home of Linda and Steven Cohen and was co-hosted by John and Holly… Read More »Playing with Fire WaterFire Documentary Screening
The 2nd Annual Christmas WaterFire on Friday, Dec. 14th was a true Christmas scene filled with good will and a sense of peace. Once again the bright bonfires accompanied by gorgeous music added a sparkle in Santa’s eye. The sound of Christmas songs filled the air and scores of Christmas… Read More »Walking in a Winter Wonderland!
Help us make this the best Christmas WaterFire ever! Sponsor a tree for WaterFire’s very special Christmas fire & festival of trees, on Friday, December 14, 2012, to benefit the Providence Rescue Mission. With only a little more than two weeks left before the big celebration and Christmas tree lighting… Read More »Christmas WaterFire – Festival of Trees
From sunset to midnight on September 21th and 22nd 2012 Barnaby Evans in cooperation with the City of Rome and in association with Tevereterno created a WaterFire installation on the Tiber River between Ponte Sisto and Ponte Giuseppe Mazzini on the Vatican side of the river near the old city.
The origami crane had a beautiful presence at the August 18th WaterFire event. The Japanese Origami Crane is a symbol of peace, friendship, longevity and fidelity. A fleet of WaterFire blue neon cranes graced the rivers of Providence this past Saturday night and five thousand paper cranes were given out as gifts to the crowd.