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20+ things to do this weekend

Discover all there is to do in and around Newport County and across Rhode Island this weekend. Friday, April 27th 12:30 pm – Tree Nursery Open House & Arbor Day Tree Planting at Rogers High School 3 pm – Job Fair at Preservation Society of Newport County 5 pm & 7:45 pm – Lean On Pete at Jane Pickens Theater


Podcast: A conversation with James Montgomery

Blues great and Newport resident James Montgomery will be inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame this weekend. James joined WUN’s Frank Prosnitz on this edition of The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK. James talks about his 50-year career in music, the blues, his commitment to raising funds to help veterans and

$136,429 in grants awarded to 14 humanities initiatives across Rhode Island

Over 50 representatives from civic and cultural organizations around Rhode Island gathered Monday at the Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island as the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announced a total of $136,429 in new grants to 14 humanities initiatives across the state. The announcement recognized Rhode Island’s strong humanities community and the role

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Jeffrey Foucault & Kris Delmhorst to perform at Common Fence

Common Fence Music has announced that they will present singer-songwriters Jeffery Foucault and Kris Delmhorst on Saturday, May 5, 2018. Though married since 2004, acclaimed folk artists Jeffrey Foucault and Kris Delmhorst have largely built their careers separately. Wisconsin-bred Foucault is known for his lean country-folk aesthetic and songwriting talents that are hailed as among the best of his generation;

Portsmouth High, Salve filmmakers will showcase their work at Jane Pickens during Aquidneck Island Student Film Festival

Dozens of student filmmakers from Portsmouth High School and Salve Regina University will screen their short films at the Aquidneck Island Student Film Festival on Monday, April 23 at Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St. Free and open to the public, the juried festival will feature about 10 films that will be screened in two categories: Original

Live music and entertainment this week: April 16 – 21

Here’s a look at all the live music and entertainment that’s worth seeing, hearing, doing, or knowing about in Newport County this week. Monday, April 16th Diego’s: Trivia at 9:30 pm Fastnet Pub: The Ubiquitones at 10 pm Fifth Element: The Groove Merchants from 7 pm to 10 pm Jane Pickens Theater: Isle Of Dogs at 4:45

Newport Festivals Foundation donates instruments to four schools in Pawtucket

Students at four schools in Pawtucket, RI, are playing sweet music on instruments donated by Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. The Foundation’s Executive Producer, Jay Sweet, presented the instruments to students from Goff, Jenks and Slater Middle Schools and Tolman High School during a special program held in the Goff auditorium on Thursday, April 5. “Knowing

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Newport Art Museum and Providence Children’s Film Festival will present Film Shorts at Second Saturday

The Newport Art Museum will welcome parents and children to the galleries for the popular monthly Second Saturday  program on Saturday, April 14 at 10:30 am. Second Saturday presents engaging family- oriented programming 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

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