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83 Park Street, Suite 5

Providence, RI 02903 USA
tel: 401/861-4445
401/490-6735 (f)


Mailing Address:

PO Box 162

Newport, RI 02840 USA

Street Address:

36 Rhode Island Avenue,

Newport, RI 02840 USA



RIIFF Photography

Courtesy of Mike Braca


Video Promotions by

Eric Latek, George T. Marshall, Shawn Quirk, Timothy Haggerty & Duncan Putney






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This year's Oscar® Experience is on Sunday, February 24th, 2013. Join us for an evening of elegance as we celebrate an amazing body of cinematic work.




The Oscar® Experience: Providence is one of only 46 official parties sanctioned by the Academy to host an official Oscar® telecast viewing party on Oscar Night®





trinityTrinity Repertory Theatre Production - Two tickets to see a new play

at the Tony-award winning Trinity Repertory Theatre in downtown Providence . Enjoy a gift certificate for some preshow cocktails.


Value: $100
Starting Bid Suggested: $





necklaceReplica from Original Movie Titanic Heart Necklace


From Steve Sasco Designs, your chance to get a piece of Hollywood memorabilia. The AUTHENTIC reproduction Titanic necklace from 15 years ago from the ORIGINAL manufacturer. Rhinestone chain necklace, casted heart setting, Montana heart shape stone with Austrian crystals plated in Rhodium. You will know this is ours, like the movie original by the 3 stones attaching the heart to the necklace.


Necklace measures: 17" Heart Pendant: 1-1/8" across, 1-1/4" length. Presented in a velvet pouch.



Value: $75
Starting Bid Suggested: $





lagondolaWe invite you to see the sights of the City from a unique vantage point that captures the heart of Providence. Enjoy an excursion along the Woonasquatucket and Providence Rivers and enjoy the revitalization of the City, river walks and waterfront parks. A gondola trip is a great way to relax, celebrate a birthday, anniversary, engagement, wedding, or simply a truly unique night out.


gondoLa Gondola can accommodate up to six passengers on each of our three beautiful authentic gondolas, we can also customize trips to accommodate larger parties. You are encouraged to speak with us about planning your special event or corporate party. To complete the experience, a complimentary basket with locally-made wine biscuits, ice bucket and glasses, is provided, as well as Italian music.


VIDEO: A Night Out on a Gondola

Video from one of our parties


Value: $
Starting Bid: $






logoRhode Island International Film Festival – FLICKERS invites you and a

friend to our festival in August! Receive two FLICKERS Passes, which offers admission to all screenings and networking parties. The grand Renaissance Hotel is also offering an overnight stay for two conveniently located next door

to our home, The VMA Theatre. Perfect for opening night!


Value: $500
Starting Bid: $175






maxwellOriginal Maxwell Mays Print “The Newport Music Festival, July 2001” – Born in Rhode Island and a product of the Rhode Island School of Design, Maxwell Mays (1918-2009) told stories in each one of his paintings. His association with the New England Magazine YANKEE, brought to the public a series of cover pictures, which added greatly to his popularity as Rhode Island’s best known “collectable artist'. Generously donated by a life-long friend of the artist, this poster is framed with museum quality, UV protection glass.


Starting Bid Suggested: $






marjorieOriginal Marjorie Vogel Print with original signature

“1987 Print of Narragansett” print with original signature

Marjorie Vogel (1930-2007) became the most prolific artist ever of Rhode Island-themed illustration produced by a single hand. The precision and detail of her work is stunning to the eye. During her long career, she created precise and accurate scenes for prints, site and town maps, posters, note cards, and ornaments, as well as architectural renderings from blueprints. Her work is displayed in four presidential libraries, the Vatican, the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Capitol, Winterthur Museum, the New Bedford Whaling Museum, and Liberty State Park among the more notable repositories. Generously donated by a long-time friend of the artist, this print with original signature; is framed with museum quality, UV protection glass.


Value: $500
Starting Bid Suggested: $






JAWS: Memories from Martha’ Vineyard: An unprecedented all-access pass to the creation of some of the most memorable and terrifying scenes in motion picture history. Movie buffs, special effects enthusiasts, and fans of the watershed film will thrill in this definitive volume’s special features. This new, 296-page book from Matt Taylor and Jim Beller, is comprised of the photographs and memories of the islanders closest to the legendary movie-making events of 1974. Forward by JAWS director Steven Spielberg. Plus a Blu-ray copy of the newly restored classic film.



Value: $75
Starting Bid Suggested: $






alaynewhiteAlayne White Spa “Peels, Parafin and Pinot Noir Package” – What could be better than enjoying some beauty time sipping a glass of wine? Four friends enjoy a great night out that includes tips from a makeup artist, skin care lessons with an amazing peel and a paraffin treatment for your hands. Yes, you get the spa all to yourselves…



Value: $100
Starting Bid Suggested: $50




"Sister Act"


ppacPPAC Production - Two tickets to see "Sister Act" at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Enjoy a gift certificate for some preshow cocktails.



Value: $200
Starting Bid Suggested: $













John Lester Autographed Baseball and Poster – Bid on this baseball and poster set signed by 2007 World Series Champion Red Sox pitcher John Lester


Value: $375
Starting Bid Suggested: $







ABOUT The Oscar® Experience: Providence:

Since its inception in 1994, the program has generated nearly $30 million in funding for a wide spectrum of charitable organizations. Formerly known as "Oscar Night® America," The Oscar® Experience: Providence Party in Providence, Rhode Island will raise vital funds to enable the Rhode Island International Film Festival to further its educational and arts outreach efforts and underwrite RIIFF’s August 2013 season.


ABOUT The Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards – in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners – the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.








The mission of FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival is to discover and empower filmmakers. Held in Providence, and at locations throughout the state, RIIFF is one of only 75 film festivals worldwide that is a qualifying event for the Oscars. It is also New England’s largest film festival. Its innovative programming, cultivated industry ties, and loyal audiences have made the Festival a strategic and desirable platform for film premieres, drawing hundreds of independent filmmakers from around the globe. The next Festival will take place August 6-11, 2013. For more information about the festival, please visit www.rifilmfest.org.

For our special student rates, please call our office at 401.861.4445





Event Sponsors:












Special Thanks to

Steven Feinberg, RI Film & Television Office

Elen Loconto

Empire Soda

Woods Hole Film Festival

WCRI Classical 95.9

Dan Schwartz and Doreen Vitale, The Vets

Alyane White Spa

Dean Mastretta

Sin Desserts

Capital Grille

India Restaurant
Pot au Feu Restaurant

Duncan Putney

Lawrence J. Andrade

Trinity Repertory Company

William Smyth and Vacilando

Providence Performing Arts Center


Viking Tuxedo


Event Photographers:

Mike Braca