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SVF Foundaiton Open House. Photo Courtesy of SVF Foundation

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

Monday, June 11th

4:45 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

7:30 pm – Disobedience at Jane Pickens Theater

Tuesday, June 12th

10:30 am – Mornings at the Museum at Museum of Newport History

4 pm – Sails and Ales with Newport Craft Brewing with Sightsailing of Newport

4:45 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

5:30 pm – Summer Kickoff After Hours at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

5:30 pm – Exhibition: Modernity vs. Tradition: Art at the Parisian Salon at Redwood Library

7 pm – Fake News Presentation by Jim Ludes at Pell Center

7:30 pm – Disobedience at Jane Pickens Theater

Wednesday, June 13th

11 am – Remember Me at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

4:45 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – Spirits & Stogies at Hotel Viking

7:30 pm – Disobedience at Jane Pickens Theater

Thursday, June 14th

4 pm – Dark ‘n Stormy Party at Skiff Bar

5 pm – Whitehorne House Museum Open House

5 pm – Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception at Newport Art Museum

6 pm – Newport To Nashville Songwriter Round at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

7:30 pm – RBG at Jane Pickens Theater

Friday, June 15th

9 am to 5 pm – 2018 Newport Bermuda Race

10 am – June 2018 Secret Garden Tour “On the Point”

4:45 pm – The Rider at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – Remember Me at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

7:30 pm – I Dare You: A Musical Suite Dedicated To Doris Duke at Rough Point

7:30 pm – On Chesil Beach at Jane Pickens Theater

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

Saturday, June 16th

9 am to 3 pm – Annual Visitors Day 2018 at SVF Foundation

9 am – Day Tour: The Bradley and Eustis Estates with The Preservation Society of Newport County

10 am – Newport Craft Garden & Botanical Show 2018

10 am to 2 pm – First Annual Airport Day! at Newport State Airport

2 pm & 7:30 pm – On Chesil Beach at Jane Pickens Theater

4:45 pm – The Rider at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – USA vs Scotland at Newport International Polo Grounds

6 pm – Remember Me at Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant

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

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and 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.
Belmore can be contacted at ryan@whatsupnewp.com and 401-662-1653.