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Economic Spin-Off From The Arts, Chester Smolski Jun 1982

Economic Spin-Off From The Arts, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"It was the variety of people there that was most noteworthy. There were the construction men, the account executives in their three-piece suits, the poor, the old, the young, the blacks, the Asians, the college professors and the unfortunates who frequent downtown parks and benches."


Providence: Arts Can Improve The Image, Chester Smolski Nov 1981

Providence: Arts Can Improve The Image, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Providence has an image problem. Whether one asks as state resident or a Providence native about our capital city, the response is usually negative. And the image of our city held by non-Rhode Islanders is one that should not make us proud."


The Landmarks Of Federal Hill: "Connie Mac" Captures The Story Of Federal Hill, In Colorful Paintings, Joseph R. Muratore Dec 1979

The Landmarks Of Federal Hill: "Connie Mac" Captures The Story Of Federal Hill, In Colorful Paintings, Joseph R. Muratore

Joseph Muratore Papers: Newspaper Columns

Connie MacDonald, "Connie Mac," as she has become to be known, a photographic artist from Federal Hill, has captured the Federal Hill story in her paintings.

She has painted many truly colorful and artistic scenes of people, events, occasions and landmarks so vividly that whenever they have been placed on display they have brought back memories for many old enough to remember and for many who were youngsters.


The Landmarks Of Federal Hill: History Of "The Echo", Joseph R. Muratore Nov 1979

The Landmarks Of Federal Hill: History Of "The Echo", Joseph R. Muratore

Joseph Muratore Papers: Newspaper Columns

To appreciate the present Echo, we must understand what transpired to arrive at the present, voluminous, expressive voice of our community.


City Parks Are For People: Viewpoint, Chester Smolski Nov 1975

City Parks Are For People: Viewpoint, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"It has been claimed that urban parks are "the lungs of the city," supplying, as they do, breathing space in a harsh concrete and asphalt enviornment. Parks also provide a sense of nature with trees, grass and flowers in a serene and peaceful setting."


Time To Appoint A City Artist, Chester Smolski Feb 1975

Time To Appoint A City Artist, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"During the past several weeks, while Providence's new mayor has been sorting out priorities and charting new directions for the first new administration in a decade, a plethora of suggestions has been advanced for ways to make Providence a better place in which to live."