Southside Cultural Center

393 Broad St
Providence RI  02907

Phone: (401) 439-3018

Southside Cultural Center

Our vision is to offer a wide range of music, dance, theater, and visual arts to people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

Providing access to class offerings, private/group lessons and workshops that span a wide range of artistic genres and interests for the public at large.

Attract critically acclaimed talent for concerts and events.

Showcase some of the finest and most diverse local and touring artists in our intimate hall in an affordable manner.

Host cultural events, such as an annual festival to make music and the arts accessible to all.

Collaborate with constituents, artists, and community organizations to continually reflect on the essential place arts, arts-education, and culture has for our community.

Southside Cultural Center is the large, brick building on Broad street. It houses a 350-seat theater and multiple rooms that may serve as classrooms and studios for the arts programs.

For more information, visit our site: www.sccri.org.

Southside Cultural Center is committed to revitalizing and showcasing the community's cultural capacity through education and the arts.

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Founded: 2012

Categories: Community Organization, Non-Profit Organization, Theatre




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Past Events

Cocktails and Conversations: Intersectionality in Feminism

Cocktails and Conversations: Intersectionality in Feminism
06:00 pm - 09/20/2018

At Southside Cultural Center

Though the primary goals of feminism may be common, a lot changes amongst women’s interests across race, ethnicity, sexuality and class. It became apparent during...

Sierra Club RI General Meeting! All Welcome! Get Involved!

Sierra Club RI General Meeting! All Welcome! Get Involved!
03:00 pm - 02/24/2018

At Southside Cultural Center

Come by, meet the executive committee of the RI Chapter and see what we have been up to and what we have planned for 2018! Outings! Legislative support! Election...

2017 Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on Arts & Humanities

2017 Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on Arts & Humanities
05:00 pm - 12/13/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

The City of Providence and its partners host the annual Senator Claiborne Pell Lecture on Arts & Humanities to honor the late Claiborne Pell (1918-2009), who represented...

Sweet Sixteen - PrYSM's 16th birthday fundraiser

Sweet Sixteen - PrYSM's 16th birthday fundraiser
07:00 pm - 12/09/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

We're turning Sweet Sixteen and you're invited! Save the date for our annual birthday party / fundraiser, happening on Sat. December 9th at the Southside Cultural...

City Walk Community Meeting

City Walk Community Meeting
06:00 pm - 11/28/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Please join the City of Providence Department of Planning and Development for the first community meeting and visioning session for the City Walk Project. LEARN...

Crossroads RI Art Exhibition and Reception

Crossroads RI Art Exhibition and Reception
02:00 pm - 10/19/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Come celebrate the artistic talents of women and men engaged in services at Crossroads Rhode Island’s Women’s Shelter and Transitional Residence. Enjoy the display...

Sankofa World Market

Sankofa World Market
02:00 pm - 10/04/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Sankofa World Market is a weekly celebration of food, culture, and community in the West End of Providence. Come buy affordable produce and craft goods. We accept...

Social Media for Artists

Social Media for Artists
06:30 pm - 09/12/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Social media has evolved at a dizzying pace over the past few years. Facebook – once an online tool for a single American university, the ultimate social network...

Afro/Contemporary Dance Workshop

Afro/Contemporary Dance Workshop
06:30 pm - 08/15/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

A contemporary movement/dance training which employs Afrikan diasporic and modern dance movement principles. Through a rigorous practice of attention to detail and...

Community Conversation: Providence Municipal ID Cards

Community Conversation: Providence Municipal ID Cards
06:00 pm - 08/08/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Join Mayor Jorge Elorza and community members for a conversation about what Municipal ID Cards may look like here in #PVD. Event is free and open to the public....

Cultural Celebration and Community Tree Wrapping

Cultural Celebration and Community Tree Wrapping
03:00 pm - 07/30/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Join us at Southside Cultural Center for an afternoon of community and connection! We begin at 3pm with a wrapping of the Freedom tree -- bring cloth strips, ribbon,...

Simon's Farewell Celebration + Fundraiser

Simon's Farewell Celebration + Fundraiser
06:00 pm - 06/30/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Join us on June 30th as we honor Simon's legacy and wish him a farewell as he steps into the next chapter of his life!! There will be onsite parking, appetizers,...

PVD Energy Fair: Music, Food, Workshops, Electric Cars and more!

PVD Energy Fair: Music, Food, Workshops, Electric Cars and more!
10:00 am - 06/24/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

ver abajo para español Free Family Fun! Find out how to acess Renewable Energy! Food Trucks! Music! Workshops! Speakers! Solar Vendors! Electric Car test drives! Fossil...

What Does it *Really* Mean to be a "Sanctuary City"?

What Does it *Really* Mean to be a "Sanctuary City"?
07:00 pm - 05/16/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Dorcas International Institute of RI & Rhode Island Latino Arts presents a community conversation: Trump administration policy developments have struck fear & confusion...

Broad Street - Progress Report/Next Steps Meeting

Broad Street - Progress Report/Next Steps Meeting
09:00 am - 05/13/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Councilwoman Mary Kay Harris, Councilwoman Carmen Castillo, and Director of the Department of Planning and Development, Bonnie Nickerson cordially invite you to...

Evening Talk with Sowande' Mustakeem "Slavery at Sea"

Evening Talk with Sowande' Mustakeem "Slavery at Sea"
05:30 pm - 04/27/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Join us for a CSSJ evening talk with Sowande' M. Mustakeem, entitled, “Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage." Sowande' M. Mustakeem's...

Vital Little Plans: Talk & Book Signing

Vital Little Plans: Talk & Book Signing
06:00 pm - 03/21/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Join PPS to learn how the theories of this famed urban planning activist can benefit Providence today. In Vital Little Plans, editors Samuel Zipp and Nathan Storring...

A Community Conversation about the future of Broad Street

A Community Conversation about the future of Broad Street
10:00 am - 03/11/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Please join us for a community conversation about the future of Broad Street on Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM at the Southside Cultural Center...

WBNA Annual Meeting: One West Side

WBNA Annual Meeting: One West Side
05:30 pm - 01/31/2017

At Southside Cultural Center

Please join us for our Annual Meeting, a traditionally fun and inspiring evening spent with neighbors and friends! Free and open to the public for members and non-members...

Cultural Holiday Extravaganza

Cultural Holiday Extravaganza
01:00 pm - 12/17/2016

At Southside Cultural Center

Rhode Island Black Storytellers, Rhode Island Latino Arts, and the Sankofa Initiative present a: CULTURAL HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA Join our community for bilingual...

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