Newport Art Museum
Newport Art Museum will once again participate in Newport Gallery Night (Photo via Newport Art Museum)

Newport, RI – Discover all that’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this week.

Monday, February 5th

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Phantom Thread at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – City Of Newport Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Commission

6 pm – Beyond the Collections: Paintings, Paneling, Portraits & Pottery

6:30 pm – City of Newport Planning Board Meeting

Tuesday, February 6th

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Phantom Thread at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – The Architects & Architecture of the Newport Mansions

Wednesday, February 7th

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Phantom Thread at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – NORMAN BIRD SANCTUARY’S FAMILY NATURE NIGHT: MEET THE ANIMALS

6 pm – Legacies of Slavery & Freedom at Newport Public Library

6 pm – The Redwood Treasures at The Redwood Library 

7 pm – The Business of Slavery: Evidence of Control, Power, and Wealth at Channing Memorial Church

Thursday, February 8th

11 am – LECTURE: A PREVIEW OF THE END OF THE WORLD: THE GREAT NEW ENGLAND HURRICANE OF 1938 at Rosecliff

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – Phantom Thread at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Art After Dark at Newport Art Museum

5 pm – February Newport Gallery Night 2018

7 pm – The House of Blue Leaves at Casino Theater 

Friday, February 9th

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – I Tonya at Jane Pickens Theater

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

Saturday, February 10th

9 am to 12:30 pm – Aquidneck Growers Market at Newport Vineyards

2 pm, 4:45 pm & 7:30 pm –  I Tonya at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm – Atwater-Donnelly Concert at Newport Public Library

2 pm – Winter Speaker Series at Newport Art Museum – Sarah Coffin “Jazz Age Design: America Goes Global Then and Now”

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

9 pm – The Big Chill at the Audrain Auto Museum

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/

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

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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