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October 22, 2018

Arts & Entertainment

Black Flags, Blue Waters: Newport Historical Society to host author Eric Jay Dolin

On Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 5:30 pm, Eric Jay Dolin is coming to the Newport Historical Society to discuss his latest book, Black Flags, Blue Waters: An Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates, published by Liveright, an imprint of W.W. Norton. Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising

Newport Art Museum launches Wake + Create, the Museum’s newest family program!

Newport, RI – The Newport Art Museum has introduced the newest addition to its public programs: Wake + Create! This redesigned program is an evolution of the tremendously successful Second Saturday program, which has engaged families in the galleries every month for nearly 3 years. Now scheduled for one select Saturday morning a month (aka not always on the second Saturday) Wake + Create

Artists awards and fiscal sponsorship available from The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County

Newport, RI – The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) has announced their 2019 Artist Award and Fiscal Sponsorship programs, in support of Newport County artists and art projects that benefit our community.  Artist Awards Artist Awards of up to $500 support arts projects throughout Newport County. We look forward to championing exciting and

International ballet featuring choreographers to be featured in Newport

Island Moving Company announces performance dates for Far to Near: Choreography. Closer.  a mixed repertory evening-length contemporary ballet featuring choreographers from Italy, Puerto Rico, and Newport October 26 and 27 in Newport, RI.  Curated by Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen, Near to Far Choreography. Closer. is designed to showcase the company’s 13 nationally and international recruited

Salve to host public screening of ‘A Calling’, documentary follows women’s fight to rise within church ranks

Newport, RI – A film documenting the ongoing struggle that women face to gain the recognition and prominent roles they deserve within the Catholic Church hierarchy will be screened at Salve Regina University next week, and will be introduced by both the producer and one of the inspirational women featured in the work. Free and open

Shapes of Birds & Arabic Calligraphy at Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark

Newport, RI – Newport Art Museum’s Art After Dark, which recently received the 2017 Editor’s Pick Award for Best Artsy Social Event by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine, is back on Thursday, October 11 from 5 – 9 pm. Each Art After Dark has unique programming for the whole family. This event joins the ranks of the many events and educational programs the Museum currently offers in its galleries

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to be featured guest at The Pell Center at Salve Regina University

The Pell Center at Salve Regina University is hosting a special, live taping of Story in the Public Square featuring former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on October 10th where he will discuss his book, Every Day is Extra, and the stories shaping public life in the United States today. John Kerry will conclude the taping of

This Weekend: Live music and entertainment listings

Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening for live music and entertainment in and around Newport this week. Friday, September 28 Atlantic Resort: Sean Rivers at 4 pm Buskers: Live music at 9 pm Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm Clarke Cooke House: DJ & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room at 10 pm Diego’s Barrio

Best-selling author Ann Hood will share her thoughts on ‘the writing life’ during free, public talk on Oct. 13

Newport, RI – Rhode Island native Ann Hood – the best-selling author of 14 novels, three memoirs and books for young adults – will offer a personal glimpse into her reading habits, her writing hang-ups and how to conquer the blank page when she hosts an afternoon conversation, free and open to the public, on Saturday,

Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Annual Harvest Fair will feature more than a dozen musicians this weekend

Norman Bird Sanctuary invites music lovers to the 44th Annual Harvest Fair this weekend, featuring an impressive lineup of bands and musicians to keep the party rocking in the Newport Craft Beer Garden. The diverse lineup of fun bands, organized by renowned local musician Bob Kendall, covers a wide range of styles and genres, from Mark

Newport Art Museum to welcome Fall Exhibitions at Opening Reception

The Newport Art Museum will welcome two new exhibitions to its galleries this fall, Lalla Essaydi’s From “Converging Territories” to “Harem Revisited” and a group show entitled The Shapes of Birds: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa. An Opening Reception for both shows will be held on Friday, September 28, from 5 – 7 pm. Museum members are welcomed free, non-members are asked

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