Category Archives: Arts

SNA in Providence Monthly

Check out this great article on our neighborhood association in July’s copy of Providence Monthly. Find the article in the print copy of the magazine as well.

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City arts festival seeks volunteers

The City of Providence and FirstWorks invite you to be part of the first annual Providence International Arts Festival, a vibrant and multicultural arts festival. Volunteer support is critical to the Festival’s success and is needed on June 13, 2015. We are in particular need of volunteers for the afternoon (12:00pm-7:00pm) and evening (7:00pm-12:00am) shifts. Sign up today! Volunteer […]

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Festival Ballet Providence presents: JuxtaPOSE When: March 13 − 8pm; March 14, 7:30pm. Where: The Vets (One Avenue of the Arts) Experience two masterworks of ballet (one classical, one contemporary) in breathtaking opposition to one another. On the bill, the Rhode Island premiere of Études, a tour de force of classicism and technical prowess. In […]

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Carols brighten the night in Summit as neighbors assist neighbors for the holidays

On a clear, cold, star-blessed Saturday night, about 30 Summit neighbors went caroling for a cause. After meeting at event partner Miriam Hospital for refreshments at 5 p.m., Dec. 13, and singing some nonsectarian holiday tunes including the Dreidel Song, the group went a-wassailing among the streets so clean. Led in traditional carols, and a […]

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Please join us in Caroling for a Cause

Sing all ye citizens of the Summit neighborhood to benefit St. Raymond’s food pantry. In order to help diminish hunger in our midst as well as have some fun, we will assemble at our event partner Miriam Hospital at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, for refreshments, then at 5:30 head out, caroling all the […]

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Fifth annual Summit Music Festival draws hundreds to rock out in Lippitt Park

More than 800 people, plus six hot bands, played in the park Saturday, Aug. 23, at the fifth annual Summit Music Festival. The personal project of Summit Neighborhood Association President Dean Weinberg, who put in countless hours to put it together, the free musical extravaganza held in Lippit Park also included a 40 foot-by-8 foot […]

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Neighborhood photo contest winners

The results are in and the top three photographs of SNA’s “Streets of Summit” contest are here. They are: First Place – Snow Fun by Douglas Itkin; Second Place – Mike Bryce, Local Artist by Barbara Leach; and Third Place – Scorching Summer Music by Dylan Itkin. The contest, the brainchild of SNA board member […]

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Hummingbirds invited to Lippitt Park

There is a new piece of sculpture in Lippitt Park that is just asking for birds to perch on it. It is “The Hummingbird Palace, Providence,” by artist Esther Solondz, and was officially opened Friday, June 27, at a wine-and-strawberries celebration attended by dozens of people. The plaque posted as part of the exhibit reads, […]

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Lippitt Park fountain to spout soon

City Parks Superintendant Bob McMahon said Wednesday that the fountain in Lippitt Park should be turned on in 10 to 14 days.
At a meeting with several members of the SNA board, he said some of the chemicals in the water had eroded some seals and that there was leakage. But he said that was to be fixed as soon as possible and the water would start flowing.

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Streets of Summit Photography Contest

Photograph your favorite spots in and around the Summit Neighborhood (including the Mount Hope neighborhood) Sponsor: the Summit Neighborhood Association Ground rules: Maximum size: 16 x 20 inches;_ no minimum Mounting on foamcore or mountboard – no frames, no mats, ready for hanging Identification on sheet on back of photograph: Name of photographer, Title (with […]

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