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WaterFire Clear Currents 2012

Grab Your Paddles and Help Us Light Up the River During WaterFire’s Event On Saturday, September 15th

Clear Currents is the portion of the evening’s Waterfire event that incorporates 100 illuminated Japanese koi (fish) temporarily mounted on canoes and kayaks that registered participants will paddle up and down the river after sunset. The light from these brightly colored fish will beautifully compliment the 80 wood burning braziers installed on the river!

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WaterFire t-shirt designed by Venture for America

Venture for America designs a hot new WaterFire tee-shirt!

Update Thursday, June 12, 2012, 2:30 pm – The Venture for America WaterFire team won their competition and raised a little over $1,700 for us. Congratulations and big thanks for choosing WaterFire Providence! ♦♦♦ WaterFire Providence and Venture for America rolled out a brand new tee-shirt design at the July 7,… Read More »Venture for America designs a hot new WaterFire tee-shirt!

TD Bank Ballroom returns to WaterFire with swing dancing tonight!

Tonight marks the return of the very popular TD Bank Ballroom at WaterFire Providence! Starting at 7 PM  you can take advantage of free dance lessons by the awesome Providence Swings  in the TD Bank Ballroom and after that you can dance the night away to the great live music by Roger Ceresi’s All… Read More »TD Bank Ballroom returns to WaterFire with swing dancing tonight!


We’ve received an ArtPlace Grant!

We are excited to announce that WaterFire Providence has received national recognition today by ArtPlace, a philanthropic collaboration of the nation’s top foundations in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and other federal agencies. We are embarking on exciting creative placemaking initiatives to strengthen the Providence community through… Read More »We’ve received an ArtPlace Grant!

Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Taveras Light WaterFire for Netroots Nation

By all accounts, last weekend’s WaterFire was a great success. We were fortunate to have two of our State’s leaders to help us out. Thanks Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Taveras for adding your light to the night and helping us show our guests why we think Providence is a great… Read More »Senator Whitehouse and Mayor Taveras Light WaterFire for Netroots Nation

WaterFire Providence presents The Gaspee Project

Happy Gaspee Day!

Happy Gaspee Day! Here’s Barnaby and Lt. Dudingston on the Rhode Show with Will Gilbert yesterday talking about The Gaspee Incident and more. Enjoy! httpv://   And Mayor Angel Taveras also made an appearance with Will and Barnaby. httpv://   Links: June 9, 2012 WaterFire Schedule of Events and The… Read More »Happy Gaspee Day!

Netroots Nation

Welcome to Providence Netroots Nation!

Welcome Netroots Nation to Providence, RI, the Creative Capital, one of America’s greatest little cities and the home of our nation’s first act of civic activism! Thanks to Mayor Angel Taveras, the City of Providence and our awesome Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and in order to make your experience here… Read More »Welcome to Providence Netroots Nation!