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What’s Up For This Week: Jan. 16 – 20

Here’s what’s happening, new and to do this week in and around Newport, RI! Monday, January 16th 10 a.m. – Superhero Day at Newport Skating Center 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Lion at Jane Pickens Theater Tuesday, January 17th 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Lion at Jane Pickens Theater 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. –

What’s Up For This Weekend: Jan. 13 – 15

Discover what’s happening, new and to do this weekend for events, activities and live music in and around Newport! Friday, January 13th 1:45pm – Reverse Engineering Program at St. Michael’s Country Day 3pm – Fab Family Friendly Friday’s at FabNewport 4:30pm & 7pm – Lion at Jane Pickens Theater 5pm – 11pm: Newport Skating Center Open 7pm – NCT presents

Newport Historical Society to Host Author Sarah Schumann on January 26th

The Newport Historical Society’s current programming initiative Newport Eats focuses on food and foodways. Keeping to this popular topic, the Society is pleased to host author Sarah Schumann for the January 26th, 2017 talk Rhode Island’s Shellfish Heritage: An Ecological History.   The shellfish in Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island’s salt ponds have provided people

State Arts Council Awards $13,375 in Grants to Newport County Arts Projects

Rhode Island schools, organizations, community centers and artists were awarded $164,890 in the December 2016 round of grants from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, More than $13,000 of that total was awarded to Newport County Arts Projects. These grants will go to support arts in education, community-based projects by organizations and individual

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Second Saturday at Newport Art Museum Will Celebrate ‘The Year Of The Rooster’

The Newport Art Museum continues to engage and inspire the whole family with “Second Saturdays” (January 14, 10am-12pm), an engaging family-oriented program designed to inspire young minds and satisfy the curiosity of every member of the family. Each Second Saturday is uniquely curated based on a theme, and includes a variety of activities geared for ages 3-10. This event joins the ranks of

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Hear from Ruth Taylor, Executive Director of Newport Historical Society, at ‘Arts Around The Fire’ on January 17th

Ruth Taylor, Executive Director of the Newport Historical Society, will be the special guest this month at Arts Around the Fire on Tuesday, January 17th from 6-8pm at Salvation Café’s Post & Beam room. Arts Around The Fire is Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event. Taylor will talk about what history is good for,

Newport Historical Society Will Offer Walking Tours During Upcoming MLK Holiday Weekend

The Newport Historical Society will offer two of their most popular walking tours during the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday weekend, January 14-15, 2017. The schedule is: January 14, 2017 at 11am Rogues & Scoundrels See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited and criminals were punished. Find out why this colony was known as “Rogues Island.”

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What’s Up For This Week: Jan. 9 – 13

Discover what’s up, happening, new and to do this weekend in and around Newport! Monday, January 9th 1pm – School Committee/City Council Liaison Mtg. at Newport Public Library 4pm – Basketball Skills Clinic with Bryant University at St. Michael’s 4:30pm & 7pm – Lion at Jane Pickens Theater 5pm – 9pm: Newport Skating Center Open 6:15pm – 4th Community Meeting

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What’s Up For This Weekend: Jan. 6 – 8

Discover where to find the best things to do, entertainment, activities and live music this weekend. You Might Also Like: Live Music and Entertainment Listings: Jan. 6 – 8 Friday, December 6th 3 p.m. – Fab Friendly Fridays at FabNewport 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Lion at Jane Pickens Theater 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Newport Skating

Live Music and Entertainment Listings: Jan. 6 – 8

Looking for live music, comedy, theater, karaoke or entertainment this weekend in Newport? You’re in luck! Here’s what’s happening, new and to do for live music and entertainment this weekend! You May Also Want To Check Out: What’s Up For This Weekend: Jan. 6 – 8 Friday, January 6th 4 p.m & 7 p.m. – Lion at

State Arts Council Appoints Individual Artist Program Director

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today the appointment of Mollie Flanagan as its new Individual Artist Program Director. Flanagan, a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, will manage the Council’s programs and services for individual artists, including grants to individual artists, professional development and community-building activities.  Within the State system the position

The Newport Historical Society & the Rhode Island Historical Society to Host the House Museum Anarchist

The Newport Historical Society & the Rhode Island Historical Society will host the House Museum Anarchist, Franklin Vagnone, for a visit to Rhode Island in early February. Vagnone, who has recently accepted the position of CEO at Old Salem Museums and Gardens in North Carolina, is the co- author of The Anarchist’s Guide to Historic

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What’s Up For This Week: Jan. 2 – 6

Wondering what’s happening, new and to do this week in and around Newport, RI? The What’sUpNewp has aggregated all the events, meetings, live music and entertainment that you need to know about this week. Monday, January 2nd 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Newport Skating Center Open For Ice Skating 2 p.m. – Newport Seal Tours

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10 Newport Events Worth Leaving The House For In January

Let’s face it – when January arrive and the temperature drops below 30 degrees regularly, no one really wants to do much of anything. The thing is, despite the cold there are still many great events happening in The-City-By-The-Sea that you certainly shouldn’t miss! Here are 10 events happening in January that you should get

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What’s Up For This Weekend: Dec. 30 – Jan. 1

Discover the best events, activities, entertainment and things to do this weekend! You Might Also Like: Live Music and Entertainment Listings: Dec. 30 – Jan. 1 Friday, December 30th 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. – Newport Skating Center Open 10:30 a.m. – Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Manchester By The Sea

What’s Up For This Week: Dec. 26 – 30

Discover what’s happening, new and to do this week for events and activities in and around Newport, RI! Monday, December 26 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Newport Skating Center Open 10:30 a.m. – Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 12 p.m. – Open House – Free and Open to the Public at Touro Synagogue 4 p.m. & 7

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What’s Up For Christmas Eve and Christmas Day In Newport

Looking for something to do or a place to drink or dine this upcoming Christmas weekend? Here’s what’s happening around The-City-By-The-Sea! Note: This story may be updated as we receive more information from venues and organizers. Know of something we missed? E-mail ryan@whatsupnewp.com. Saturday, December 24 Restaurants and Bars Open on Christmas Eve 10 a.m.

What’s Up For This Week: Dec. 19 – 23

Discover what’s happening, new and to do this week for events and activities in and around Newport, RI! Christmas In Newport, a month-long celebration of the Holiday Season throughout Newport, begins on Thursday, December 1st! Monday, December 19 10:30 a.m. – Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 4 p.m. & 7 p.m. – Manchester By The Sea at

What’s Up For This Weekend: December 16 – 18

Discover what’s happening for events, activities, live music and entertainment in and around Newport this weekend! Christmas In Newport, a month-long celebration of the Holiday Season throughout Newport, continues through the end of the year! Visit www.christmasinnewport.org for a full schedule of events. Friday, December 16th 1:15 p.m., 4 p.m & 7 p.m. – Manchester By The Sea

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