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James Montgomery Blues Band will perform at free concert at King Park on Friday night

Grammy-nominated blues singer and harpist James Montgomery and his band will be performing an evening concert as part of the Waterfront Concert Series on...

Schedule of events for Day 4 at the Hall of Fame Open – Tournament Early Rounds

Day 4 of the 2019 Hall of Fame Open at the International Tennis Hall Of Fame will take place on Wednesday, here’s...

2nd RI Festival honoring Les Paul coming to Parlor Bar & Kitchen on August 9th

A unique concert celebrating the legacy of guitar innovator Les Paul and featuring an incredible combination of guitars and other ephemera from...

Cherry dominant for Gulls in 6-3 win

By Nick Bello– Media Operations Assistant NEWPORT, R.I. – Newport (18-13) defeated the New Bedford Bay Sox (7-22) on...

Schedule of events for Day 3 at the Hall of Fame Open – Tournament Early Rounds & USTA Day

Day 3 of the 2019 Hall of Fame Open at the International Tennis Hall Of Fame arrives on Tuesday, here’s what’s on...

Historian & Author Rick Massimo’s speaking tour to celebrate 60th Anniversary of Newport Folk Festival will stop in Newport, Middletown

Author Rick Massimo will be giving multimedia talks on his book I Got A Song: The History of the Newport Folk Festival in...

Newport Jazz to host Nate Smith + KINFOLK EXTENDED FAMILY Jam Session at the Newport Blues Cafe on Aug. 3

Newport Jazz Festival announced this evening that they will be hosting an official aftershow benefit at the Newport Blues Cafe on Saturday,...

City Council to host workshop on Food Truck Ordinance on July 17th

In regards to creating policies governing the operation of food trucks and carts within the City, City Council will host a workshop...

What’s up in Newport this week: Things to do, live music and entertainment (July 15-22)

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this week. Monday, July 15th

FANatic About Reading Night returns to Cardines Field

By Shannon Carlson – Asst. Director Media Operations NEWPORT, R.I. – Every year, as elementary schools in Portsmouth, Middletown,...

Strings the Thing at 2019 Newport Jazz Festival with Ron Carter, Jenny Scheinman, Marika Hughes and more

Contributed by Newport Jazz Festival Whether it’s the boom of the double bass, the pulse of the cello or...

Gulls edge out Schooners in extras

By Stephen Hough – Team Publicist GROTON, Conn. - Newport (17-13) bounced back Sunday night with a 12-9 victory...

LIVING IN & AROUND NEWPORT

Town of Jamestown accepting sealed bids during sale of surplus vehicles and DPW equipment

The Town of Jamestown has announced that they are accepting sealed bids for fourteen vehicles, pieces of equipment that are have been...

Obituary for Clara F. O’Sullivan

via O'neill Hayes Funeral Home Clara Faria O’Sullivan, age 87, of Newport, RI, passed away on July 13, 2019.

City Council to host workshop on Food Truck Ordinance on July 17th

In regards to creating policies governing the operation of food trucks and carts within the City, City Council will host a workshop...

Obituary for Thomas J. Dutra

via Memorial Funeral Home Thomas J. Dutra, 78, of Tiverton, RI, died peacefully on July 13, 2019 at Brookdale...

Obituary for Frank Stewart Hale, II

via Memorial Funeral Home Frank S. Hale, age 92, of Middletown, Rhode Island, passed away at his home on...

Newport County Road Report: RITBA and RIDOT scheduled lane closures, construction for July 13 – 20

Here’s what’s on tap for road construction and traffic this upcoming week. Of note, RITBA: Deck Project on Newport Pell...

Obituary for Andrew F. Fitzpatrick

via The Quinn Funeral Home Andrew F. Fitzpatrick, 83, a resident of Newport, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019....

Letter To The Editor: Make A Difference

Words are powerful. Actions move mountains! We live on an Island. That certainly doesn’t mean we are isolated or...

Salve master’s grads Smith, Loftenses awarded Boren Fellowships to fund Arabic language studies overseas

A recent Salve Regina graduate degree recipient and a current graduate student have both been awarded prestigious Boren Fellowships that will fund...

City, AARP celebrate new Fitness Park

via City of Newport Newport City Council members joined with representatives from AARP Rhode Island on Thursday, July 11th,...

2019 Beach Season: Keeping track of beach, lake, and pond closures (Updating List)

Throughout the summer season the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will recommend closing the state's licensed beach facilities, most of the...

Serenading The Cows: New cookout and concert series in Portsmouth will take place among cattle

Ever wanted to picnic and enjoy live music while being surrounded by cattle? Well if it has been on your bucket list,...

THINGS TO DO, LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

James Montgomery Blues Band will perform at free concert at King Park on Friday night

Grammy-nominated blues singer and harpist James Montgomery and his band will be performing an evening concert as part of the Waterfront Concert Series on...

2nd RI Festival honoring Les Paul coming to Parlor Bar & Kitchen on August 9th

A unique concert celebrating the legacy of guitar innovator Les Paul and featuring an incredible combination of guitars and other ephemera from...

Schedule of events for Day 3 at the Hall of Fame Open – Tournament Early Rounds & USTA Day

Day 3 of the 2019 Hall of Fame Open at the International Tennis Hall Of Fame arrives on Tuesday, here’s what’s on...

Newport Jazz to host Nate Smith + KINFOLK EXTENDED FAMILY Jam Session at the Newport Blues Cafe on Aug. 3

Newport Jazz Festival announced this evening that they will be hosting an official aftershow benefit at the Newport Blues Cafe on Saturday,...

What’s up in Newport this week: Things to do, live music and entertainment (July 15-22)

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this week. Monday, July 15th

Strings the Thing at 2019 Newport Jazz Festival with Ron Carter, Jenny Scheinman, Marika Hughes and more

Contributed by Newport Jazz Festival Whether it’s the boom of the double bass, the pulse of the cello or...

Tiverton Public Library hosting Summer Concert Series’

Tiverton Public Library has announced their 2019 Summer Concert Series lineup. All concerts are scheduled on Thursdays from 6:00-7:30...

What’s up in Newport this weekend: Things to do, live music and entertainment (July 12 – 14)

Another summer weekend has arrived in The-City-By-The-Sea. Here's what's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend, enjoy!

Music At The Fort to feature live music from Ben O’Connor, food trucks, and fun for all ages on July 18th

Contributed by Fort Adams Trust The Fort Adams Trust announces that its second free summer concert as part of...

City, AARP celebrate new Fitness Park

via City of Newport Newport City Council members joined with representatives from AARP Rhode Island on Thursday, July 11th,...

Common Fence Music returns with an engrossing and fun filled 2019 Fall Season

via Common Fence Music Common Fence Music is thrilled to announce our 2019 Fall Season which kicks off...

International Parade of 12 Metres on Saturday will include 21 historic sailboats

As part of the 12 Metre World Championship racing taking place this week in Newport, the historic boats racing will participate in...

Rhode Island & Beyond

2019 Beach Season: Keeping track of beach, lake, and pond closures (Updating List)

Throughout the summer season the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) will recommend closing the state's licensed beach facilities, most of the...

You could see Hamilton at PPAC for just $10, here’s how

Producer Jeffrey Seller and the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) announce a digital lottery for HAMILTON tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s...

Red, white and blue necklace lights illuminate Mount Hope Bridge for Independence Day

Motorists traveling over the Mount Hope Bridge this holiday evening will enjoy the sights of red, white and blue necklace lights illuminating...

Waterfront Cottage in Bristol sells for $1.6 million, highest sale in Bristol year-to-date

Lila Delman Real Estate has announced the sale of 5 Courageous Circle in Bristol for $1,600,000. John Repoza,...

13 Colonies Brewers Festival will bring more than 40 craft breweries from the original 13 Colonies to Mount Hope Farm in 2020

Stand ready, Rhode Island. The inaugural 13 Colonies Brewers Festival will be premiering June 28, 2020. The craft beer festival will feature...

Save The Bay’s summer lighthouse tours offer one-of-a-kind views of Narragansett Bay, tours of grounds and structures

via Save The Bay Save The Bay has kicked off its 2019 lighthouse tour season, offering Northern Bay, Southern...

PPAC presented with Tony Award following first performance of ‘The Band’s Visit’

Following the first performance of THE BAND’S VISIT on Tuesday, June 25, Orin Wolf, the lead producer of THE BAND’S VISIT, presented the Providence Performing Arts...

Women’s Fund of Rhode Island now accepting applications for political training program, Women’s Policy Institute

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island has opened the application period for its 2019-2020 Women’s Policy Institute (WPI). The Institute was started...

Mystic Aquarium and Grey Sail Brewing team up for Gray Seal Ale

In celebration of the start of summer, Mystic Aquarium has announced a partnership with Westerly’s Grey Sail Brewing to launch “Gray Seal Ale”.  The...

Real Estate Report: Gap widens between what buyers want and what’s for sale

via realtor.com There is a wide gap between what buyers want and what's currently available for sale, according to...

RIDOH re-opens Sandy Point Beach, three other beaches; Fort Adams Beach remains closed

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth, Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in...

Providence Hurling Club will host an exhibition game at St. George’s on Saturday

Hurling, the national sport of Ireland, is coming to Aquidneck Island this week! The Providence Hurling Club will...

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Schedule of events for Day 3 at the Hall of Fame Open – Tournament Early Rounds & USTA Day

Day 3 of the 2019 Hall of Fame Open at the International Tennis Hall Of Fame arrives on Tuesday, here’s what’s on...

Obituary for Clara F. O’Sullivan

via O'neill Hayes Funeral Home Clara Faria O’Sullivan, age 87, of Newport, RI, passed away on July 13, 2019.

James Montgomery Blues Band will perform at free concert at King Park on Friday night

Grammy-nominated blues singer and harpist James Montgomery and his band will be performing an evening concert as part of the Waterfront Concert Series on...

Historian & Author Rick Massimo’s speaking tour to celebrate 60th Anniversary of Newport Folk Festival will stop in Newport, Middletown

Author Rick Massimo will be giving multimedia talks on his book I Got A Song: The History of the Newport Folk Festival in...

2nd RI Festival honoring Les Paul coming to Parlor Bar & Kitchen on August 9th

A unique concert celebrating the legacy of guitar innovator Les Paul and featuring an incredible combination of guitars and other ephemera from...

Cherry dominant for Gulls in 6-3 win

By Nick Bello– Media Operations Assistant NEWPORT, R.I. – Newport (18-13) defeated the New Bedford Bay Sox (7-22) on...

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David Lubin to present ‘Whitney at War: Healing, Death, and Memory in the WWI Sculptures’ at Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark

Newport Art Museum's Art After Dark is back on Thursday, July 11 from 5 - 8 pm. Each Art After Dark has unique programming for the whole family. This event joins the ranks...

Summer Programming at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina will include wellness, music, and fashion

This summer Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina will welcome guests with a packed lineup of programming all summer long.  From fitness and wellness...

The Newport Show will host Authors and Designers Meg Braff and Marshall Watson for a talk and breakfast shopping event

The Newport Show is known for offering a variety of antiques, art and exquisite objects during the annual shopping tradition. It’s also...

Getting Married In Newport: 4 benefits of having your wedding on a Friday or Sunday

Introduction: What'sUpNewp recently partnered with Blackstone Caterers to bring you inspiration, information, and insight into the wedding industry in and around Newport....

Newport Art Museum’s 2019 Artists’ Ball to celebrate the singular vision of artists Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Howard Gardiner Cushing

By The Newport Art Museum On Friday, July 19, 2019 the Newport Art Museum will host its annual summer fundraiser, the Artists’...

Kicking & Screaming: An evening of dance films coming to Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark

Newport Art Museum's Art After Dark is back on Thursday, June 13 from 5 - 8 pm. In celebration of the Museum’s current exhibition "Avant Gardens," Art...

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