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Representative Carson to host Constituent Meeting at Artillery Company on August 8th

Representative Lauren Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) has announced that she will hold her summer constituent meeting on Tuesday, August 8th at 6:30 p.m. at the Artillery Company of Newport.   “I enjoy holding constituent meetings throughout the year as a means for gathering ideas for my work at the State House, and as a way to inform

Lower Thames Street Will Be Closed on Wednesday Evening for Road Work

Lower Thames Street will be closed on Wednesday night to allow National Grid to conduct required maintenance on a gas main.Workers will be excavating the Workers will be excavating the roadway in the area of Thames Street at Young Street beginning at 8 pm, requiring the closure of Thames Street at that location. The roadway

Deserving Victory for ‘Bequia’ in 2017 Candy Store Cup

Sailors couldn’t have asked for a sweeter experience at the 2017 Candy Store Cup Superyacht Edition. The event showcased some of the world’s most spectacular and technologically sophisticated luxury sailing yachts racing off Newport, R.I. on Thursday through Saturday (July 27-29) and provided three days of wildly varied conditions, courtesy of Mother Nature, as well as a full slate

What’s Up For This Week in Newport: July 31 – August 4

Discover what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, Rhode Island this week. Newport Bridgefest, a local, live music and music education festival that “bridges” the gap between the prestigious Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals for a continuous 10 days of music in our community, takes place Monday through Thursday of this week.

Live Music and Entertainment Listings: July 31 – August 4

Discover where to find live music, entertainment, comedy, trivia, karaoke, movies and more in and around Newport this week. You Might Also Like –What’s Up For This Week in Newport: July 31 – August 4 Newport Bridgefest, a local, live music and music education festival that “bridges” the gap between the prestigious Newport Folk and

Friday Folk Festival Fashion

Cloud cover, temperatures in the high 70s, and gentle breezes made for pleasant, late July conditions as music lovers gathered at historic Fort Adams for Day One of Newport Folk Festival. Summer festival fashion trends were on full display throughout the fort, and it was clear early on that brimmed hats, neck ties, mirrored sunglasses,

Volvo Ocean Race Unveils Squad of Onboard Reporters for 2017-18 Edition of Race

The Volvo Ocean Race has unveiled a 10-strong squad of Onboard Reporters to tell the story of the toughest test of a team in professional sport. Featuring hardened media pros from six nations around the world, the group of Onboard Reporters for the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 includes award-winning adventure photographers, extreme sports filmmakers, the

12th Annual ‘Movies On The Rocks’ at Ballard Park Set to Kick Off on August 2nd

Friends of Ballard Park’s 12th Annual MOVIES ON THE ROCKS series kicks off on Wednesday, August 2nd.  Four movies will be shown in the quarry meadow off of Hazard Road in Newport on Wednesdayevenings during the month of August. A short provided by the Rhode Island International Film Festival will be screened prior to each feature.  The

UPDATE: Sandy Point and Hazard’s Beach Reopened for Swimming

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has recommended reopening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth and Hazard’s Beach in Newport for swimming. The beaches have been closed because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH had recommended reopening Third Beach and Peabody’s Beach in Middletown, Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, and Warren Town Beach for swimming on Thursday,

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Island Moving Company Announces Choreographers for Open for Dancing

Newport’s Island Moving Co. presents Open for Dancing 2017, September 20-24, 2017. The company’s biennial festival of Newport’s historic landscapes through site-specific dance features three choreographers working in diverse landscapes with companies of dancers made up of the Island Moving Company dancers plus members of the community. The celebration brings together musicians, choreographers, professional dancers, and dance

Fords Will Take Center Stage on Sunday When Rhode Island Ford Club Visits Newport Car Museum

Members of Rhode Island Ford Club will drive en masse to Newport Car Museum and line up in a special Ford corral in the Museum’s parking lot on Sunday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  This will be the Newport Car Museum’s first car club event. It’s a chance for Ford enthusiasts, including those who want to

Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival Set to Return for 12th Year, Announces 2017 All-Star Line-Up

The Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, one of the East Coast’s most sophisticated and anticipated events, returns for its 12th year  September 21- 24, 2017. Signature events include the Burgundy Dinner at The Elms, Wine & Rosecliff Gala at Rosecliff, Grand Tastings on Saturday and Sunday at Marble House, the Vintner Dinner at Rosecliff, Newport After Dark at Forty 1˚

For The Ballroom Thieves, Newport Folk Festival Is Where They Found Their Identity

The story behind The Ballroom Thieves should give any child or adult who has ever dreamed of playing their favorite festival or the “big stage” hope. Just five years ago, two members of the Boston-based band were in the audience of the 2012 Newport Folk Festival without a proper name and dreaming of the day

Guide to 2017 Newport Folk Festival Events and After Parties

The 2017 Newport Folk Festival is here and there are more events and after parties scheduled than ever before! The What’sUpNewp Crew has put together a list of all the official events to keep your folkin’ weekend in order, enjoy! Note: We considered anything “official” that Newport Folk Presents, has been promoted by Newport Folk Festival. or that benefits

Where to Find Live Music and Entertainment This Weekend in Newport (July 28 – 30)

Newport, R.I. – Discover where to find live music, karaoke, comedy, dancing and entertainment this Newport Folk Festival weekend in and around Newport! YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE – Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (July 28 – 30) *Unless otherwise noted, venue is located in Newport. Friday, July 28th Belle Mer: Spirit of ’67 – Presented by

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