The Makers Event: Rhode Island Creative Magazine & Mohawk

Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/17/2014
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Rogue Island Kitchen and Bar, Arcade Providence

-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-

 

On Tuesday, June 17th, Mohawk and The Rhode Island Creative Magazine have collaborated to bring you “The Makers Event: An Evening of Inspiration” for creative individuals living and working in the Ocean State.

The event, which is being held at the Rogue Island Local Kitchen restaurant in the newly renovated Providence Arcade, in the heart of the “Creative Capital,” will gather a community of makers and feature works by several local artists and craftspeople.

Rogue Island Local Kitchen & Bar is a full-service restaurant concept that offers menu items inspired by the people, produce, and protein of the State of Rhode Island. Their ingredients and beverages are sourced from farms within 75 miles of Providence. They make an effort to contribute to the strengthening of our local food system by showcasing bountiful agricultural resources through artfully crafted dishes.

 

Mohawk has taken pride in the art of papermaking for nearly a century. Generations of fine papermakers have honed their craft in their mills in upstate New York, so they are endlessly inspired by the artistry of others and they are proud to support and be a part of a growing movement of makers.

Mohawk are proud to support makers through their Mohawk Maker Quarterly publications, their blog Felt and Wire and through events such as their support of Martha Stewart American Made, and their own Mohawk Maker regional events.

Mohawk is proud to celebrate makers everywhere, and they have begun this new series to celebrate and highlight their passions. Rhode Island was selected to be among of many other states in this series and have reached out to Rhode Island Creative Magazine to collaborate and host this event to do just that!

 

Rhode Island Creative Magazine

“This truly unique one-of-a-kind publication is an important resource that highlights the outstanding creative talent of Rhode Island, attract and expand business opportunities, create jobs, promote local education, small and large businesses, organizations, artists of all professions, printers, writers, culinary, performing arts, students and others who are (and will be) an equally important resource for our economy. By collaborating a variety of experts in the industry, producing a visual, promotional and educational piece, we are able to showcase what we do on a much larger scale. The Rhode Island Creative Magazine’s mission is to create awareness of the creative industry, and make Providence, its Creative Capital, shine!”

 

 

BEING PART OF A COMMUNITY OF MAKERS

With the history behind the Arcade Providence located in the heart of our Creative Capital, Rogue Island Kitchen and Bar’s concept that goes beyond just the menu but supporting local produce and craftsmanship, Rhode Island Creative Magazine’s mission to help educate, create awareness of our creative industry and promote our local makers, and Mohawk’s support and involvement of the growing movement of makers, this is an event that will sure to make a mark in our industry. This is the beginning to a much larger movement and by bringing our community of makers together; we are moving forward to a better economy and an improved education curriculum.

Please join our community and come meet our local makers on Tuesday, June 17th from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Appetizers will be served, a custom menu with additional appetizers, cash bar and signature drinks created specially for this event are available for purchase. Selected RI Makers will go on from 7:00-7:30pm with wares available for purchase. The Arcade shops will be staying open till 8:30pm for this event only to allow the audience to get familiar with our local retailers and to purchase any merchandise.

 

For further questions please contact Kimberly Sherman Leon at Rhode Island Creative Magazine! We hope to see you there!

 

Kimberly Sherman Leon

Founder and President

 

Rhode Island Creative Magazine (RICM)

Mobile: 401-440-3911

Website: www.ricreativemag.com

Twitter: @ricreativemag

FB: facebook.com/ricreativemagazine

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