May 21st, 2016 – Basin Lighting

May 21st, 2016 – Basin Lighting

This event is being sponsored by The MET High School, Celebrating 20 Years

May 21st, 2016 Event Info:

Sunset: 8:05 p.m.
Lighting time: 8:25 p.m.
The fires will remain lit until 11:30 p.m.
Music Program

The MET School

A pre show performance on the basin stage will kick off the event from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Headlining the pre show is American Idol Finalist David Hernandez debuting his new single “Beautiful” and three additional performances by alumni and students of The Met High School: Chachi Carvalho and the International PlayersLexi McKinnon, and Storm.

A solo performance by The Met High School’s own Emeline will signal the start of a 150-torch procession entering the amphitheater in Waterplace Park and ending in a Ring of Fire surrounding the basin. Torches will be carried by guests of The Met High School, representing graduates of each year, as well as mentors, sponsors and supporters that helped The Met High School reach this 20 year milestone.

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Tim Blankenship

Interactive Media Manager at WaterFire Providence
I've worked at WaterFire since 2003. For the first 9 years of my career here I worked in the Production Shop learning all of the details that go into the physical production of the event. I have recently transitioned to role of managing WaterFire's social media and web presence. I find it very rewarding working to increase engagement with our supporters both locally and globally.

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  1. Celebrating 20 years at the The Met High School - The WaterFire Ignites Rhode Island Radio Program
    May 18, 2016

    […] activities, food trucks, a job fair, and more. Capping of the celebration will be a special Basin lighting of WaterFire featuring music performances and 150 torch Ring of Fire ceremony in the Basin of Waterplace Park […]


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