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On This Day In History – September 21: Hurricane of ’38 hits Newport

Newport, RI - Today marks the 82nd anniversary of the New England Hurricane of '38, one of the deadliest hurricanes in New England history. The New England Hurricane of 1938 was the first major hurricane...
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Looking to pass the time by? Give these ten fun, historic, and/or educational stories...

Looking to pass the time by? Give these ten fun, historic, and/or educational stories from our archives a read. Note: These stories are from our archives, there may...

Concert Recap and Photos: Neal & the Vipers Rock Askew

RI music royalty hit the streets outside Askew Saturday night when Neal & the Vipers tore through a blues-rock set in front of around a hundred socially distant, but decidedly satisfied fans....

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Devil All the Time”

Adapting a book for the big screen can be a tricky process. People often talk about film adaptations in terms of faithfulness to the source material, but those discussions put too much...

Common Fence Music to host ‘An Introduction to African Dance’

By Tom Perrotti, on behalf of Common Fence Music. This free community offering will run on Tuesday evenings in October from 6 to 7 pm, starting on October 6....

Six women from Salve’s Circle of Scholars writing class publish ‘How We Got Here:...

Six women from different walks of life who were brought together in a Circle of Scholars writing class for seniors have published a collection of their memoirs titled “How We Got Here:...

Things to do this weekend in Newport County: September 18 – 20

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend, September 18 - 20, 2020. Things to do this weekend in Newport County is presented...
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Things to do in Rhode Island this weekend: Sept. 18 – 20

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do across Rhode Island over this weekend, September 18 - 20, 2020. Things to in Rhode Island this weekend is presented...

Six Picks Music: Weekend Music Live and Streaming – Neal & the Vipers, Sheryl...

There's great music happening around the state and streaming around the world this weekend. Many live streams are now using production crews for a high quality home experience. Check out some of...

MLK Center readies for annual Holiday Help programming, registration now open for those in...

By: The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center We’ve heard it said time and time again: 2020 has been one of the most difficult years in recent memory...

Love Over Everything: New album by Newport hip-hop artist Camden Murphy out today

It’s going to be a great day for local music fans.  Today, Newport-based hip-hop artist Camden Murphy will release his first feature album entitled "Love Over Everything".  Born...

Things to do in Bristol County this weekend: September 18 – 20

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do out there this weekend in Bristol County – Bristol, Warren, and Barrington. Things to do in Bristol County this weekend...

Things to do in Washington County this weekend: Sept. 18 – 20

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do out there this Labor Day weekend in Washington “South” County. As a reminder, those communities in Washington County are Charlestown, Exeter,...

Things to do in Kent County this weekend: September 18 – 20

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do out there this weekend in Kent County. As a reminder, those communities in Kent County are Warwick, Coventry, East Greenwich, West...

Things to do in Providence County this weekend: September 18 – 20

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do out there this weekend in Providence County. As a reminder, those communities in Providence County include Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence,...

Trinity Rep Cancels In-Person Performances Until Fall 2021 – Will Offer Digital Productions

More than six months after the pandemic first forced the closure of theaters around the country, Trinity Repertory Theatre has made the difficult decision not to produce in-person, indoor performances at Trinity...

Newport Restaurant Week to return November 6 – 15

It will look and feel different due to COVID-19 restrictions, but Newport Restaurant Week will return this November! Restaurants across Newport and Bristol Counties and Discover Newport, the organizer...

newportFILM to host free drive-in movie screening of ‘Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My...

T.F. Green Airport and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) will be hosting a free, pop-up drive-in movie, in partnership with newportFILM, on Thursday, September 24th. At 6:30 pm...

FirstWorks to Present the Rhythms of Oumou Sangaré and Sidy Maiga Thursday, Sept 17th

Experience the soul-lifting sounds of Mali in a live stream Thursday September 17th with Grammy winner Oumou Sangaré and master drummer Sidy Maiga. An outspoken activist for women’s rights, the “songbird of Wassoulou,”...

Special exhibit by E.A. Kahane to open at the Newport Historic Spring Site

The Newport Historic Spring Leadership Committee today announced that they will host a special photography exhibit by Newport resident and acclaimed photographer E.A. Kahane.  The exhibit entitled “We...

Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County’s extends the deadline for Artist Award application...

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) today announced that the deadline for the Artist Awards, in support of Newport County artists and art projects that benefit our community, has...

Tish Adams Jazz Quartet to Play Special Show Friday, Sept. 18

One of the state's most admired jazz acts, the Tish Adams Jazz Quartet, will play a live show this Friday September 18th in East Greenwich. The show, designed as a fundraiser for...

Newport Tree Conservancy offering free trees to Newport residents

The Newport Tree Conservancy today shared details regarding their Specimen Tree Restoration Program. The program provides unique trees to be planted anywhere on private property in the City of...

‘Sculpting Reality: Information in Our Hands’ opening at Jamestown Arts Center on September 26

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announces a new exhibition titled Sculpting Reality: Information in Our Hands Curated by Becci Davis and Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sánchez. The Exhibition runs September 26th - November...

What’s happening in Newport County this week: September 14 – 20

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week, September 14 - 20, 2020. This list will be updated as we find out about more...