We Built This Space: An Interview with Meg Turner

We Built This Space: An Interview with Meg Turner

AS220 is a special place. In last week’s conversation with the Dirt Palace, you can already get a sense for how it has influenced the culture of Providence. In the following interview, I talked to Meg Turner, a former RISD graduate, who helped build and share...
Dirt Palace : Rowing the Boat to Sea

Dirt Palace : Rowing the Boat to Sea

check out the beginning of this interview by going here. In the first part of my interview with Dirt Palace, we talk about how the organization started and what it looked like in it’s nacent stages. It began as an idea for a bookstore, then morfed into a not for...
Dirt Palace : The Early Years

Dirt Palace : The Early Years

There are many things to say about the Dirt Palace — an impossible many. It started in 2000 as an artist-run performance space in Olneyville, the same neighborhood that used Fort Thunder used to be in. The building is old. It used to have many more floors (as you...