Discover what’s happening for events, meetings, live music and entertainment this week in and around Newport, RI.

Monday, May 1st

7:30 pm – TED CINEMA EXPERIENCE: TED2017 OPENING EVENT at Jane Pickens Theater

Tuesday, May 2nd

4 pm & 7 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – Dawn Euer, Campaign Kick Off at The Fifth Element

6:30 pm – Sankofa Action Sessions Community Meeting at Gather

8 pm – Battle Chefs Finals: Stamps VS Allaire at The Revolving Door

Wednesday, May 3rd

7:30 am – Business & Breakfast at Newport Vineyards

11:30 am – Brown Bag Lunch Series: Men’s Health 101 at Newport Hospital

12 pm – Cultural Connections Lecture: Laurence Cutler, Chairman & CEO; Judy Cutler, Museum Director & Curator – National Museum of American Illustration at Rosecliff

4 pm & 7 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – 2nd Annual Fishers Island Cocktail Competition at Midtown Oyster Bar

5:30 pm – Power, Sex, & Security at Redwood Library

Thursday, May 4th

12 pm – 8 Bells Lecture: Cassandra in Oz at Seamen’s Church Institue

3 pm – The Lost City of Z at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – What Did Alexander Hamilton Drink? at Newport Historical Society

6 pm – Learn Locally: Container Gardening at Newport Public Library

6:30 pm – Mixology Class: Tiki at Christie’s


7 pm – Fiddle concert at Salvation Cafe 

7 pm – Tell Newport: The Customer Is Always Right at The Firehouse Theater

Friday, May 5th

6 pm – A Theater Happening in Washington Square

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).