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Discover the best events, activities and things to do in and around Newport this week!

Where To Find Live Music, Comedy and Entertainment This Week in Newport (Oct. 17 – 21)

Monday, October 17

4:00 p.m. – The Beatles: 8 Days A Week at Jane Pickens Theater

6 p.m – 8 p.m. – Meet Adrienne Haylor, Candidate for Newport School Committee at The Firehouse Theater

7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Midtown Oyster Bar’s TableUp App Kickoff Party

7:30 p.m. – The Dressmaker at Jane Pickens Theater

7:40 p.m. – Watch Orbital ATK’s Antares Rock Launch from Rhode Island

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Tuesday, October 18

4:00 p.m. – The Beatles: 8 Days A Week at Jane Pickens Theater

6:00 p.m. – Newport School Committee Candidates Free Public Forum at 35 Dexter Street

7:00 p.m. – Muresanu Plano Duo at St. Matthew’s in Jamestown

7:30 p.m. – The Dressmaker at Jane Pickens Theater

Wednesday, October 19

1:00 p.m. – Stoneacre Pantry, Johnson & Wales and Ocean House will appear on The Chew

4:00 p.m. – The Beatles: 8 Days A Week at Jane Pickens Theater

5:00 p.m. – Rough Point: Beyond the Tour at Doris Duke’s Rough Point

6:00 p.m. – Human Trafficking with Shawn A. MacDonald at Redwood Library

7:30 p.m. – The Dressmaker at Jane Pickens Theater

Thursday, October 20

2 p.m. – National Theater Live: One Man, Two Guvnors at Jane Pickens Theater

6:00 p.m. – Free Essential Oils 101 Class at Kristen Coates

6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Fall For Lucy’s Hearth at International Tennis Hall Of Fame

6:30 p.m. – The Dressmaker at Jane Pickens Theater

Friday, October 21

1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. – Gilded Metropolis Study Day: Newporters at Home in New York at The Breakers Carriage House

4:45 p.m. – Denial at Jane Pickens Theater

7:00 p.m. – Fortress Of Nightmares opens at Fort Adams State Park

7:30 p.m. – PARt: An evening-length dance/theater piece at Jamestown Arts Center

7:30 p.m. – Denial at Jane Pickens Theater

8:00 p.m. – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Ryan Belmore is the Publisher of What'sUpNewp. 
Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here - https://whatsupnewp.com/2021/09/letter-from-the-publisher-some-personal-news/

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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