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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Arts & Entertainment

50+ Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (Feb. 24 – 26)

Here’s a round-up of what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI this weekend! The 29th Annual Newport Winter Festival, Touted as “New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza,” will take place February 17th-26th, 2017 throughout Newport and Newport County. Featuring over 150 events, the Festival offers a unique winter experience combining food, festivities,

What’s Up For This Week: Feb. 20 – 24

Here’s a round-up of what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI this weekend! The 29th Annual Newport Winter Festival, Touted as “New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza,” will take place February 17th-26th, 2017 throughout Newport and Newport County. Featuring over 150 events, the Festival offers a unique winter experience combining food, festivities,

Kool & The Gang to Perform at 2017 IYRS Summer Gala

The 20th Annual IYRS Summer Gala will be quite the “celebration” in July, thanks to a live performance by Kool & The Gang. Sources have confirmed that Kool & The Gang, the longest running R&B group in history, will follow in the footsteps of Jackson Browne (2016), The Beach Boys (2015), Lyle Lovett (2014) and Jimmy

Newport Folk Festival

2017 Newport Folk Festival Now Officially Sold Out

What remained for available tickets to the 2017 Newport Folk Festival have now all sold out. Tickets for the 2017 Newport Folk Festival went on sale at 10 a.m. on November 30th, about a week earlier than last year. New this year, tickets were sold through Eventbrite, instead of Ticketmaster, and there was a payment plan option. Within

What’s Up For This Weekend: February 17 – 19

Here’s a round-up of what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI this weekend! The 29th Annual Newport Winter Festival, Touted as “New England’s Largest Winter Extravaganza,” will take place February 17th-26th, 2017 throughout Newport and Newport County. Featuring over 150 events, the Festival offers a unique winter experience combining food, festivities,

Save the Dates: Secret Garden Tour Announces 2017 Dates

The Newport Secret Garden Tours have announced their 2017 dates. Join the Benefactors of the Arts for the June and September 2017 Secret Garden Tours.  Take a self-guided walking tour through Newport, RI’s historic Point section June 16-18.  From September 8-10, garden aficionados can take a fall tour of some of the most beautiful, prestigious

Newport Skating Center

What’s Up For This Week: Feb. 13 – 17

Here’s what’s happening for events, activities, live music and entertainment in and around Newport, RI this week! Monday, February 13th 1pm – City/School Liaison Subcommittee Meeting at Newport Public Library 4:30pm – 20th Century Women at Jane Pickens Theater 5pm – 9pm – Newport Skating Center is open 6pm – Energy & Environment Commission at Newport Public Library 6pm

What’s Up For This Weekend: Feb. 10 – 12

Here’s a round-up of what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport, RI this weekend! Friday, February 10 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Semi-Annual Book Sale at Redwood Library 4:30 p.m. – 20th Century Women at Jane Pickens Theater 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Newport Skating Center is open 6 p.m. – 2017

Newport Jazz Festival Announces Second Wave of Artists

Producer/Founder George Wein and Artistic Director Christian McBride announce the second wave of artists for the 2017 Newport Jazz Festival® presented by Natixis Global Asset Management, which takes place at Fort Adams State Park and the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino August 4 – 6.  Tickets are available at www.newportjazzfest.org. “We

Newport Jazz Festival Assembly Continues to Bring Music to Local Elementary Schools

Following a special performance at the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County and a concert at Clayville Elementary School last week, Newport Jazz Festival Assembly – a performance series presented by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc.  that brings music to elementary schools throughout Rhode Island – continues its Winter/Spring Tour February 9 – March 29.

What’s Up For This Week: Feb. 6 – 10

Newport, RI – Here’s what’s happening for events, activities, live music and entertainment in and around Newport, RI this week! Monday, February 6th 4:30 p.m. – Jackie at Jane Pickens Theater 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Newport Skating Center is open 6:30 p.m. – Planning Board Meeting at Newport City Hall 7 p.m. – Manchester By

What’s Up For This Weekend: Feb. 3 – 5

Newport, RI – Here’s what’s up for events, activities, live music and entertainment in and around Newport this weekend. Scroll down for live music and entertainment listings Friday, February 3rd 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Annual Warehouse Sale at Karol Richardson 2 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. – Jackie at Jane Pickens Theater 5 p.m.

Jemison Faust Wins Newport Annual Best-In-Show Award

The Newport Art Museum has announced the winners of the 2017 Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition. One of the Museum’s most anticipated annual events, this exhibition highlights top talent from the region, bringing together an eclectic mix of art sourced from Rhode Island and beyond. Entries are open, calling established and emerging artists alike to submit

Ballard Park

12+ Events Happening in February That You Shouldn’t Miss

Newport, RI – Discover the best events, activities and things to do during February in and around Newport, RI. 1- The Hotel Viking presents Paul Hobbs Wine Dinner – February 4, 2017: Founded in 1991, Paul Hobbs produces wines that express their vineyard origins with finesse, complexity and authenticity.  Paul Hobbs wines are fermented with

Newport vineyards

February is Jam-Packed with Events at Newport Vineyards

This month at Newport Vineyards, there’s something for everyone. A romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, a fun-filled Presidents Day weekend, live music, dancing, creative classes, relaxing yoga, performances by award winning comedians – it’s all happening in February at the vineyard. Here’s the run down of their February events – mark your calendars and buy your tickets quick!

Newport Folk Festival Begins 2017 Rolling Lineup Announcements, Fleet Foxes to Perform

The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of announces who will perform at the 2017 Festival via their unique rolling lineup announcements. The first announcement came on Folk Festival’s Facebook Page on Wednesday morning, when they announced Fleet Foxes would return to Fort Adams on Friday, July 28th. Fleet Foxes is an American indie folk

Photo Gallery: Newport String Project presents Dvorak, Maconchy, Mendelssohn at Ochre Court

On January 29th, the Newport String Project presented perennial favorite Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings in the vibrant setting of Ochre Court at Salve Regina University. The concert brought together a dynamic group of musicians working at the leading edge of socially engaged chamber music in Rhode Island and beyond. The program also featured Antonin Dvorak’s

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