WaterFire Providence is pleased to reach out in support of Sunil Tripathi’s family to honor and celebrate their son. The family was greatly moved by the outpouring of support from the community during the two-month search for their missing son. In converting their loss into a larger response to the… Read More »The “lend your hand” photo project in memory and celebration of Sunil Tripathi
I've worked at WaterFire Providence since 2003. For the first 9 years of my career, I worked in the Production Shop learning all of the details that go into the physical production of the event. In 2012 transitioned to the role of managing WaterFire's social media and web presence. I now head up WaterFire Providence's digital projects including, web, social, databases, and our physical IT infrastructure.
WaterFire welcomes Square Wallet users with some burning hot special offers! We are always looking to create a better experience for WaterFire visitors. This year we are introducing new digital payments technology, Square Wallet, for all Official WaterFire merchandise purchases and donations made at the Official WaterFire Store or at Official… Read More »Now “it’s hip to be Square” at WaterFire!
We are excited to announce WaterFire’s first ever online auction! We have dozens of exciting items, everything from lunch with WaterFire creator and artistic director Barnaby Evans, to Brazier Society memberships, and gift certificates to many Rhode Island area restaurants. Featured Items Include: 2 Tickets to Wicked the Musical on Broadway A weekend time… Read More »Strike the Match Spring Auction
Most fans of WaterFire know that the ‘Water’ in our name refers to the three rivers that flow through Downtown Providence. What many do not realize is that those same rivers rise and fall with the tides of Narragansett Bay at least 2 times a day. Unfortunately, since it was… Read More »Inside WaterFire: Navigating Tidal Challenges
Be among the next group to see the documentary that everyone is talking about WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City, produced by two time Emmy award-winner Joe Rocco and WaterFire Executive Artistic Director, Barnaby Evans. Thursday, May 16th 2013 The Jane Pickens Theater 49 Touro Street Newport, RI 02840 Purchase Tickets… Read More »Newport Premiere of WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City
This earth day take pride in your community and help make Providence a better place to learn, work, live, play, and especially – watch WaterFire! Join WaterFire for an Earth Day Cleanup! Saturday, April 20th 11AM – 2PM WaterPlace Park Sign-up here. In years past, hundreds of volunteers have come together… Read More »WaterFire Providence Earth Day Cleanup
More and more employees are looking to internships when evaluating potential hires. While classroom education is the backbone of workforce training, employers are usually more concerned with your work experience than your qualifications and internships are often the only way to get the work experience. In fact, in many of… Read More »Inside The Internship Program at WaterFire Providence
[sc name=photo-caption captio=”This is not truck we are looking for.”] What’s big and green and can’t go backwards? Our once reliable 4-wheel drive truck, known as The Green Monster. It helped us transport equipment, plow our lots clear of snow and haul our boat trailers. And now it’s transmission has… Read More »Trucks… We’re going no where with out them.
Off-season modifications to WaterFire’s guest boats wrap up this week with wiring and lighting modifications. WaterFire’s fleet of guest boats is powered by electric motors so maintenance of the electrical system is of utmost importance. Six golf cart batteries provide power to the motor and lights on each boat. In… Read More »Production Department Update: Guest Boats II
If you have been following our production department updates you will know that our production team has been working on making improvements to our fleet of guest boats. With most of the major carpentry completed painting is underway. Painting is a four-step process using marine grade paints that not only… Read More »Production Department Update: Guest Boats