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  • Sprout CoWorking Providence December Events

    12/1/19-1/6/20 9 am-5 pm Eveline Luppi Art Exhibit: In her exploration of neon painting (also called “blacklight painting”), Eveline Luppi executes a series of vibrant geometric studies, as a perceptual adventure of human emotion. The juxtaposition of primary colors and vivid, direct shapes are intended to show luminosity in the two contexts of this medium, normal light and “black light.” This double objective, which in a sense is a “duplicated reality,” underlies the emotional contrasts and perspectives that form these paintings.  Eveline is a 3rd generation New York School artist who has lived and worked in NYC for many years. She currently resides in RI. She studied life drawing at RISD and abstract painting, drawing and sculpture at the Art Students League in NYC. She has taught abstract painting at the Providence Art Club and the Newport Art Museum. She has exhibited in New York, though out New England and in the Hamptons.  
    Eveline’s work will be on display at the Gallery at Sprout CoWorking in Providence until January 6.  For more information please email gallerymanager@sproutcoworking.com


    12/4 6-8 pm Women Speak with Confidence: speaker series final session. Topic: Managing Stress While Communicating with Difficult People. Practice delivering constructive feedback while driving business and keeping emotions in check. The series is held at Sprout CoWorking in Providence and is facilitated by Donna Mac, RI native and executive communication coach. One attendee will win a one-month Sprout hot desk membership including 15 hours of free meeting room time. Tickets are available for $35 each and include free off-street parking and light refreshments. Advance registration is online at: https://womenspeakingwithconfidenceseries.eventbrite.com 
    12/6 9-5 Free First Friday: Curious about coworking? Work for free at Sprout from 9 am to 5 pm the first Friday of every month at all Sprout locations (Warren and Providence). Invite a friend! 


    12/7 1-4 pm  Urban Wildlife WorkshopsCreature Conserve and The Gallery at Sprout CoWorking invite writers to attend a workshop on how to make science more accessible and understandable, using urban ecology as the unifying theme.  All skill levels are welcome. Limited to 20.  Registration Fee: $30.  Register: https://www.creatureconserve.com/urban-wildlife-workshops-2019 

    12/10 7-9 pm Providence Toastmasters Club: Providence Toastmasters have monthly meetings at Sprout CoWorking Providence. The club welcomes new visitors to come work on their public speaking skills in a supportive environment. There’s no need to feel pressure at your first meeting, you can simply observe! You are allowed to visit up to three times before deciding whether to join. No RSVP needed. 

    12/30/19 6-8:00 pm “Suppressed: The Fight to Vote” RI Community Screening and Discussion 
    Brave New Films weaves together personal stories from experts, poll watchers and ordinary Georgians speaking to the reality of voter suppression in the 2018 election. While voter suppression has been going on for over a century in America, Georgia was ground zero in 2018 amidst a historic gubernatorial race between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp. Abrams fought to become the first Black female governor in the U.S. while her opponent, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, was in charge of running the election. Covering a race that was ultimately decided by just 54,723 votes, the film exposes how the constitutional right to vote remains under siege as the 2020 election approaches. 

    The event features a welcome message from Nellie Gorbea, Rhode Island Secretary of State, and a screening of the film. Immediately following the film, a panel discussion will be held. This event is co-hosted by: The #YESpvd! 365 Project, ARISE, AS220, the Equity Institute, Sprout CoWorking, the Rhode Island Department of State, and NAACP Providence Chapter. The location is Sprout CoWorking at the Rising Sun Mills campus, 166 Valley Street, Bldg 6M, Suite 103. 

    This event is part of The #YESpvd! 365 Project, a division of the Youth Empowerment Summit, to educate the community about civic action and voter suppression. Throughout the year the project hosts events and programs to enrich, empower and equip young people ages 13 to 24 with educational, entrepreneurship and employment opportunities.  

    This event is FREE and open to the public. All are welcome, but space is limited! Attendees must RSVP via Eventbrite. Link to event rsvp: http://civicaction.yespvd.org For more information please contact: jjuan@jjuanent.com. 

    About Sprout CoWorking: Sprout CoWorking offers a professional workspace alternative where individuals and teams grow, network and flourish together. Sprout is founded on the belief that collaboration, professional growth and increased productivity for all our members comes from providing a modern, affordable, flexible workplace with a welcoming office staff and great amenities. We offer the best of coworking in a comfortable, inclusive environment. For more information please contact John Kevorkian john@sproutcoworking.com

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