Community discussion leading to waterfront change

June 30, 2008

 

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Housing on city waterfront rejected at charette

June 16, 2008

01:00 AM EDT on Friday, June 13, 2008

By Daniel Barbarisi

Journal Staff Writer, projo.com

PROVIDENCE — The four-day symposium to debate the future of the Providence waterfront ended last night with one clear feeling voiced by most of the 200 participants: residences do not belong along the waterfront.

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Cape Verdeans enter fray over waterfront plan

June 11, 2008

01:00 AM EDT on Wednesday, June 11, 2008

By Daniel Barbarisi

Journal Staff Writer, projo.com 

PROVIDENCE — As the city explores the future of the city’s waterfront this week, a surprising player has emerged from obscurity to enter the discussions: the long-gone Cape Verdean population of Fox Point.

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Imaging Fox Point Under Way

June 1, 2008

Now that things are quieting down on campus, I have begun to build the Imaging Fox Point work from last summer.

Last summer my colleague Claire Andrade-Watkins and I produced groundwork in Providence, Rhode Island with the Cape Verdean community of Fox Point. We were following up on her internationally acclaimed documentary film Some Kind of Funny Porto Rican?: A Cape Verdean American Story,” which tells the tragic and scandalous story of the displacement of this vibrant community of immigrants by urban renewal. 

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