What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport: Thursday, September 6th

Co-Host: Tim Towey

Guest at 1:15 pm: Author Donna Lucey

The Newport Art Museum and the Chanler at Cliff Walk will co-host a book signing and talk with author Donna M. Lucey, held on the Terrace at The Chanler at Cliff Walk, on Sunday, September 9 at 4 pm. Lucey will discuss her new book, Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas, which shares the lives of four remarkable women painted by the renowned American portraitist John Singer Sargent. The hotel’s namesake, Elizabeth Chanler, is one of the four extraordinary figures in Ms. Lucey’s biography, and her portrait by Sargent graces the book’s cover.

Guest at 1:45 pm: Avery “Whip” Seaman, OHPRI Executive Committee Member 

Rhode Island’s Official Tall Ship SSV Oliver Hazard Perry is taking a pause while the non-profit organization Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island (OHPRI) rethinks its strategy for the ship’s financial sustainability, according to a press release on Wednesday from the nonprofit 200-foot three-masted sailing school vessel, which was seven years and $12 million in the making when she embarked on her maiden sail in 2015, will not journey south next Spring as it has done the past two years but instead remain in Rhode Island at a soon-to-be-announced location.

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