Ann Clanton



Jun 21 2024

To Do in RI: Pop-Up Farmers Market fun in Providence from Bami Farms, Johnston

Advocates and constant servers to Rhode Island’s growing African community, the African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI) are stewards of ...

Jun 19 2024

Juneteenth: Commemorating the effective end of slavery in the US

Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) celebrates the end of slavery in the U.S. as issued by President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. ...

Apr 2 2024

7th Annual Rhode Island Black Film Festival gives voice to diverse cultures

The Rhode Island Black Film Festival gives a voice to diverse cultures. We welcome the Black, Afro-Caribbean and Latin both ...
A group of people in kilts are playing in front of a crowd during the Waterfire Salute to Veterans event.

Nov 8 2023

Veterans Honored at Waterfire’s Salute to Veterans – Ann Clanton

by Ann Clanton, contributing writer WaterFire’s Salute to Veterans was held on Saturday in collaboration with the Rhode Island Department ...
At Ri Comic Con, a woman in a red dress enthusiastically gives a high five to a man.

Nov 7 2023

What strike? Plenty of stars at RI Comic Con

by Ann Clanton, contributing writer "I am not sure how many people are at RI Comic Con, but I haven’t ...
Tim Jones is writing on a piece of paper while attending RI Comic Con.

Nov 5 2023

Biggest show in smallest state: RIComicCon geeks, Oscar winners, and a Genie – Ann Clanton

by Ann Clanton, contributing writer Photo: Tim Jones, "Sour Grapes" cartoonist, of Rhode Island, busy at work at RI Comic ...
A poster for the RI Black Film Festival featuring a woman's head surrounded by a diverse group of people.

Oct 9 2023

Rhode Island Black Film Festival: Invisible Beauty

The Rhode Island Black Film Festival engages with the high schools in the City of Providence, offering community programming and ...
A group of mexican girls in red dresses posing for a photo.

Sep 11 2023

Rain dampens PVDFest debut at new location in District Park – Ann-Allison Clanton

By Ann-Allison Clanton Photo, top: Dominican dancers Amid controversy over location change, thousands of Rhode Islanders and neighboring Massachusetts visitors ...
Hill Harper, a man in a robe, speaking into a microphone at Providence College.

May 23 2023

“You are a Friar. Friars hold doors open…” – Hill Harper to PC grads – Ann Clanton

by Ann Clanton, contributing writer Photos: Providence College You are a Friar. And Friars hold doors open. That was the ...
A woman standing in front of a cake.

May 9 2023

At Syroya’s Bakery, 20 feet from stardom – Ann Clanton

by Ann Clanton, contributing writer North Providence residents and businesses couldn’t be happier that GOOD BURGER is filming in North Providence. ...