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Newport Premiere of WaterFire: Art & Soul of a City

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

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WaterFire has captured the imagination of more than 15 million, gaining national and international attention. This documentary takes viewers behind the scenes of WaterFire Providence, one of the world’s most extraordinary events, with its sparkling bonfires and enchanting music, all in brilliant high-definition. See spectacular video from WaterFire in Rome, Singapore and other U.S. cities.

How did it start? Who are the people who make it happen? It is all covered in this extraordinary film along with the rich history of this popular 18 year-old spectacle. Find out what inspires the artist, Barnaby Evans, who talks about his initial vision for WaterFire, where it has been and where it is headed.

Joe Rocco and Barnaby Evans will be on hand to discuss the making of this documentary and take questions from attendees.  See reviews at


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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.

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