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

Monday, February 12th

8 am – Making of the Malasadas

1 pm – City of Newport City Council/School Committee Liaison Subcommittee

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

6 pm – City of Newport – Energy and Environment Commission

Tuesday,, February 13th

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

7 pm – The Choir School of Newport County at Seamen’s Church Institute

Wednesday, February 14th

4 pm – City of Newport – Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission

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

5 pm – One Bellevue Valentine’s Dinner

6:30 pm – City of Newport City Council Meeting

Thursday, February 15th

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

6 pm – Scratch Series: Sweet & Savory – SOLD OUT at Newport Vineyards

6 pm: Lecture: The life & gardens of Beatrix Farrand at Rosecliff

Friday, February 16th

Feb. 16 – 25 – Newport Winter Festival

Feb. 16 – 25  – Newport Burger Bender

12 pm – Oscar-Nominated Short Films – Animated at Jane Pickens Theater

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

3 pm to 9 pm – Polar Pineapples at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

4:45 pm – Oscar-Nominated Short Films – Live Action Oscar Shorts at Jane Pickens Theater

6:30 pm – Cocktails & Jazz at The Vanderbilt Grille

7 pm – Speakeasy Soiree at Newport Vineyards

7 pm – Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Evening With The Raptors

8 pm- Down With Love: A Cabaret at Common Fence Point

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

Saturday, February 17th

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

10 am to 5 pm – Festival of the Arts at Winterfest at Newport Marriott

11 am to 3:30 pm – Annual Chili Cook-Off at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

12 pm to 5 pm – WINEterfest at Newport Vineyards

2 pm – Beach Polo at Easton’s Beach

2 pm – Winter Speaker Series: John Jackson at Newport Art Museum

3 pm to 9 pm – Polar Pineapples at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

4 pm – Rustys anniversary party 

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

6 pm – Winter Festival Movie Night at Hotel Viking

6:30 pm – Rhody Beer & Cheese Pairings at Newport Storm Brewery 

7 pm – Open-Mic Night at Channing’s Coffee House!

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

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He 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 and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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