George Floyd’s death reflects the racist roots of American policing

Connie Hassett-Walker, Norwich University Outrage over racial profiling and the killing of African Americans by police officers and vigilantes has recently resurfaced following...

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County Awards the Fourth...

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) is very excited to announce the recipient of the fourth annual Tinney Family...

What’s Up Interview: RI Roots Musician Jake Blount Releases “Spider Tales”

There’s an exciting new voice on the local music scene, an artist who has already achieved critical acclaim. Recent Providence transplant Jake...

Jane Pickens Announces Upcoming Films in Virtual Screening Room

Like many independent theaters, the Jane Pickens Film and Events Center in Newport is facing serious financial challenges due to the CCOVID-19...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The High Note”

Like The Lovebirds, director Nisha Ganatra’s The High Note is another movie forced into an online release by the pandemic, following the...

What’s Up Interview: Poster Artist Peter MacPhee Shares Quarantine Poster Coloring...

Portsmouth artist Peter MacPhee has been designing noteworthy posters for nearly 30 years, building a name for himself in the music world...

Music Streaming Online This Weekend (May 29-31) – Dropkick Murphys, Lucinda...

Here’s a weekend round-up of some of the best concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis. Show...

RI Children’s Entertainer Greg Lato to Release “Create My Own World”...

PROVIDENCE, RI – Award-winning pop musician and songwriter Greg Lato adds to his impressive body of work with the July 24 release...

John Nicholas Brown Center and Lippitt House Museum collaborate on voting...

By John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage Students in a Brown University American Studies course...

PPAC Announces Updated Schedule for 2020/2021 Season

Providence, RI -  Today, J.L. “Lynn” Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), unveiled a new performance schedule for...

Ocean Community Chamber hoping governor allows art festival later this summer

Given a typical Memorial Day weekend, Lisa Konicki, staff, and volunteers at the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce would be consumed with...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Lovebirds”

Michael Showalter’s The Lovebirds, which stars Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani as a couple on the rocks who find themselves tied up...

Live Music Streaming May 22 – Steve Earle, Mike Cooley and...

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis.

Newport Art Museum’s Artists’ Ball Fundraiser reimagined to be “Gala At...

Newport Art Museum has reimagined its annual Artists' Ball fundraiser into a new event, "Gala At Home," on Friday, July 17, 2020. Due to...

Live Music Streaming May 21 – Local Stars on “Pandemic Baby”...

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis.

Live Music Streaming May 20 – Fruit Bats, Mary Gauthier and...

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis.

What’sUp Interview: Songwriter Joe Doyle, 2020 Inductee to the RI Music...

You may not know his name, but you’ve probably heard his music - songs like “She Said Yes” and the #1 Country...

Newport Secret Garden Tour postponing June Tour

Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, the Benefactors of the Arts are postponing the June Newport Secret Garden Tour originally scheduled...

“Reading With Robin” presents Authors Mitch Albom, Jason Rosenthal, and Ariel...

Join acclaimed authors Jason Rosenthal, Ariel Burger, Mitch Albom, and host Robin Homonoff on Thursday May 28th for a very special conversation...

Live Music Streaming May 18 -Paula Cole, David Hidalgo, The National...

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis.

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Capone”

In 2012, director Josh Trank made his feature film debut with Chronicle, which made creative use of the found-footage format to tell...

Live Music Streaming May 17 – Todd Snider, Chris Smither and...

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis.

Live Music Streaming May 16 – Petty, Genesis and Black Eyed...

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis.

Live Music Streaming May 15 – Miley, Katy, Isbell and Shires

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis.

Live Music Streaming May 14 – Avett Bros, Prince and Chance...

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis.