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Saturday, April 30, 2016

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Potter League For Animals

National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day: Aquidneck Island Pets Looking For New Homes

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, which is observed each year on April 30, was created as a way to raise awareness for the thousands of pets that are waiting for (and needing) adoption from shelters. Potter League For Animals, just one of the great local organizations finding locals pets homes, is a great place to head today

Newport

Newport Newswire: April 30, 2016

A look at where and why Newport is being mentioned today, locally and around the globe; Note: This is very much a live blog, this story will be updated throughout the day when/if more stories come out regarding Newport. WPRI – Sailing duo working the water in a quest for Olympic gold Sailing World – Red Bull

Newport

The 16 Most-Read and Talked-About Newport Stories in April of 2016

Here’s what Newport was reading, talking about and most interested in during April of 2016! 16 – 22 From Aquidneck Island Will Run 120th Boston Marathon 15 – WPRI: Pedestrian Struck By Car on West Main Road on Friday Night 14 – Ferry Service May Soon Return Between Providence and Newport 13 – Newport Fire Department Responds to 18 Memorial Boulevard

City & Government

How the Aquidneck Island National Police Parade Will Affect Traffic and Parking Tomorrow

Traffic flow and parking in Newport will be affected by the 2016 Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, which kicks off at 1150 AM on Sunday, May 1st , 2016. Traffic will be congested in the Lower Broadway, Washington Square area from about 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Parking will be limited. The parade participants will

News

Metered Parking, Residential Sticker Parking and Paid Public Parking Lots Return Tomorrow

A sure sign that summer is near? Metered Parking and Residential Sticker Parking starts on Sunday, May 1st. On-street metered parking will be in effect from 9:00 a.m. through 9:00 p.m. daily from May 1st through October 31st. On-street metered parking is located on specific streets throughout downtown Newport and along Memorial Blvd. and at

Newport

Best Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (April 29 – May 1)

Discover the best events, activities and things to do during this weekend in and around Newport, RI. Wondering what’s happening for live music, comedy and entertainment this weekend? Listings are here – Where to Find Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Weekend (April 29 – May 1) (In chronological order) Ongoing – All Weekend Friday through Sunday – newportFILM Sports

Music & Nightlife

Where to Find Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Weekend (April 29 – May 1)

Discover the best entertainment, comedy and live music happening around Newport, RI this weekend. Wondering what else is happening this weekend? Check this out – Best Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (April 29 – May 1). If you enjoy What’sUpNewp, please consider supporting those businesses in bold below!  They sponsor us and make what

News

Podcast #92: newportFILM and Newportal

Friday proved to be a random and spontaneous edition of The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM. Meredith from newportFILM checked in to let us know all that’s going on as part of this weekend’s Sports Film Festival. Lights, camera, action meets game, set, match, when film buffs and sports fans gather for a packed weekend

Music & Nightlife

LIVE BLOG: Latest 2016 Newport Folk Festival Lineup Announcements

The Newport Folk Festival kicked off their annual tradition of rolling lineup announcements on Friday, January 29th when they announced Ray LaMontagne would perform on Friday of the 2016 festival. The 2016 Newport Folk Festival will take place at Fort Adams State Park on July 22nd, 23rd and 24th. Tickets to the 2016 Newport Folk Festival went

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newportFILM and the International Tennis Hall of Fame Partner to Host Sports Film Festival This Weekend

Lights, camera, action meets game, set, match, when film buffs and sports fans gather for a packed weekend of sports documentaries and programming hosted at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. The inaugural newportFILM SPORTS film festival is set for April 29 – May 1, 2016. newportFILM SPORTS is a joint venture between

Newport

Newport Newswire: April 29, 2016

A look at where and why Newport is being mentioned today, locally and around the globe Note: This is very much a live blog, this story will be updated throughout the day when/if more stories come out regarding Newport. Patch – Cyberstalking Suspect Texted Newport Woman 100s of Times: Police WPRI – After 26 years, murder victim’s

Music & Nightlife

Newport Festivals Foundation Acquires Newport BridgeFest

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) announced at its 24th Annual Meeting tonight that it has transferred rights to its popular BridgeFest music festival to Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. “Each summer for the past seven years, BridgeFest has supported, promoted and celebrated our many local musicians, showcasing their extraordinary talents. It has been

Uncategorized

Podcast #92: Talking About All Things Jazz Ahead of International Jazz Day

Today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm to 2pm, I took a day off from politics/issues and talked about all things jazz ahead of International Jazz Day, which is Saturday, April 30th. Bonnie Gomes, President of 3G Broadcasting (parent company of 1540 AM WADK Newport and Mixx 99.3), joined me to chat about the jazz music returning to

History

Photo credit: Newportal

Newportal: A Collaborative Cultural Heritage Website Launches

Newportal, a free online collaborative database that brings together the art, objects, and manuscript collections of participating cultural heritage institutions in Newport, launched on April 27th, 2016. Made possible through the support of the Rhode Island Foundation, the database enables the public to access collections across institutional boundaries. It is available at www.newportalri.org. Newportal was developed by

Newport

Internationally Acclaimed ‘Light of the World Ballet’ Will Perform in Newport This Weekend

Newport, R.I. — The internationally acclaimed Light of the World Ballet arrives in Newport April 30 for their first ever Rhode Island performance. This full-time professionally trained troupe is comprised of young women who are both technically trained as ballerinas and also educated as Christian ministers.   Founded in 2005 by Director Ashley Rollinson, the organization

Newport

Newport Newswire: April 28, 2016

A look at where and why Newport is being mentioned today, locally and around the globe; Note: This is very much a live blog, this story will be updated throughout the day when/if more stories come out regarding Newport. The Providence Journal – RI art exhibits for April 28 weekend The Providence Journal – Classical concerts for

Music & Nightlife

Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County Will Hold 24th Annual Meeting Tonight

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) will be celebrating its 24th anniversary at its annual meeting this Thursday, April 28th at the Newport Art Museum, 6-8:30pm.   The evening’s program will feature keynote speaker Joan Abrams, Chair of the RI Council on the Humanities, who will review the Catalyzing Newport initiative; Olivia

Newport

Applications Now Open For US Qualifier of Hi-Tech Youth Sailing Competition That’s Coming to Newport

Today’s youth may have easy access to the technological world but now those talented in sailing will race with the latest in sailboat innovation when the Red Bull Foiling Generation international competition stops in Newport, RI this Fall for the US Qualifier and World Final. Applications are now being accepted for the U.S. Qualifier held October

Newport

Podcast #91: Discussion with Scott Wolf, Executive Director of Grow Smart RI

Today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm to 2pm…we chatted about RI’s Presidential Preference Primary, RI’s Green economy, local issues and much more with guests Frank Prosnitz and Scott Wolf, Executive Director of GrowSmartRI. Grow Smart RI’s initiatives for 2016 include support for proposed bond issues that will expand Rhode Island’s Green economy, increase affordable housing, and

News

FILA and International Tennis Hall of Fame Launch New Junior Tennis Program

The International Tennis Hall of Fame and FILA have launched a new partnership focused on junior tennis development. The partnership will feature multiple junior invitational tournaments hosted on the historic Hall of Fame property, a new junior ambassador program, and ongoing involvement with the Hall of Fame Tennis Club’s junior tennis program. “FILA has been