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Moe. Set to Close Out Inaugural Yarmouth Drive-in on Cape Cod Season Oct. 23-24

Moe. is set to close out the Yarmouth Drive-in on Cape Cod’s inaugural season with concerts this Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24. The band’s latest tour will mark 30 years...

Providence Performing Arts Center Presents a “Phantastic” Halloween Treat – Date TBA

Providence, RI – The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and their newly announced house organist Peter Krasinski are giving patrons a “phantastic” Halloween treat! Mr. Krasinski will be accompanying the 1925 silent film The Phantom of...
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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...

Boch Center’s “Ghost Light Series” Continues Oct. 23 with Grammy Award Winning Songwriter Lori...

(Boston, MA October 19, 2020) The Boch Center’s new television music series, The Ghost Light Series, continues Friday, October 23rd at 7:30 PM on NECN with acclaimed singer songwriter and Stoughton, MA native Lori...

What’s Up in Newport County this week: October 19 – 25

Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County this week, October 19 - 25, 2020. (This story will be updated as more information, events, and meetings...

Concert Recap and Photos: Dr. Gasp and Ian O’Neil at Askew (October 17, 2020)

It was a festive atmosphere outside Askew in Providence Saturday night as a pair of local favorites took over the outdoor stage for an evening of great music. Dr. Gasp (Dan Blakeslee's...

Concert Recap and Photos: Steve Forbert at the Narrows Center (October 16, 2020)

Folk Rock troubadour Steve Forbert was in the house for a live show at the Narrows Center for the Arts Friday, October 16th. Forbert played an intimate set for the 100 or...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

The Trial of the Chicago 7, which dropped on Netflix yesterday after a limited theatrical run, is a film with palpably lofty ambitions. It intends to be the next great courtroom drama,...

What’s up this weekend in Newport County: Oct. 16 – 18

Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do in Newport County this weekend, October 16 – 18, 2020. Note- As events and meetings are announced, we’ll update this story....

“Six Picks” Music Live and Streaming This Weekend – Steve Forbet, Dan Blakeslee, Leyla...

There's some great live music and big concerts streaming online this weekend. Check out some of our favorites below and be sure to follow all safety protocols in place. Have a great...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Harry Chapin: When in Doubt, Do Something”

The phrase “When in doubt, do something,” was a way of life for the legendary musician Harry Chapin. A new film celebrating the life and legacy of the 70’s...

Plant City X slated to open in Middletown in December 2020

The creators of Plant City, the popular vegan food hall in Providence, are bringing their innovative plant-based food to Aquidneck Island with a new restaurant concept called Plant City X.  The eatery...

Help AS220 Shape Providence’s Cultural Plan Oct. 20th

“Culture” is a big part of how we define ourselves in the world: it includes the food we eat, the language we speak, the stories we tell, the traditions we have, the...

R.I.’s Judith Stillman Wins Global Prize for Opera Composed During COVID Quarantine

PROVIDENCE, R.I. Oct.12, 2020 — Pianist and composer Judith Lynn Stillman, won first prize in OperaVision's #OperaHarmony contest, for her groundbreaking short opera, Essential Business, produced remotely while in COVID-19 lockdown.

“Magic of Lights” Coming to Gillette Stadium for Holiday Season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.  – FunGuys Events announced today that Gillette Stadium will host the Magic of Lights drive-through lights experience for the first time this holiday season from Nov. 13, 2020 through Jan....

RI Musician Jake Blount Wins 2020 Steve Martin Banjo Prize

Washington DC native and current Providence resident Jake Blount has just won the Steve Martin Banjo Prize, more accurately called the "Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo & Bluegrass." Hosted by the FreshGrass Foundation,...

Concert Recap and Photos: Charlie Marie and Will Dailey at Askew (October 11, 2020)

As much as anyone, touring musicians have been hit especially hard by COVID-19. The spring quarantine and subsequent regulations regarding crowd size have made it difficult for artists to play live. Slowly,...

What’s Up at the Movies – We Review “Kajillionaire”

The world of Miranda July’s new film Kajillionaire is one of intense sensitivity filtered through a protagonist that doesn’t know how to process how she feels. A commitment to normalcy shown through...

Six Picks Music Live and Streaming This Weekend – Dennis Brennan, Will Dailey and...

With COVID-safe live music slowly returning to the region, we're kicking it up a notch this weekend on "Six Picks." We're previewing a few live and local shows as well as some...

Concert Photos: Wynton Marsalis Septet at Yarmouth Drive-In (October 8, 2020)

A chilly fall evening on the Cape didn't deter jazz fans from heading out for a great night of music with jazz legend Wynton Marsalis. Marsalis and his Septet, members of the...

Rescheduled to Oct. 17: Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration with Mixashawn Monday at Roger Williams...

Lee Mixashawn Rozie is an internationally acclaimed jazz musician whose career in traditional and contemporary Indigenous music spans three decades. Combining ancient cultural principles and harmonic adventures, Mixashawn lights up the connecting...

Family Fun for Halloween: SKINNAMARINK with Sharon and Randi Oct. 30

What do Sharon and Randi and their family do for Halloween during a pandemic? They dress up in costumes and make music together, of course! Fans of all ages are invited to...

WUN-ON-ONE | A conversation with Dr. Michael Fine

Dr. Michael Fine joined What's Up Newp for a live virtual video conversation at 11:30 am on Tuesday, October 6. Fine is a writer, a community organizer, a...

Rocktober: Busy Month Ahead for Music Fans at the Greenwich Odeum

Things are heating up for music fans at the Greenwich Odeum in East Greenwich. A pair of live concerts along with a series of popular films in a COVID-safe, socially distant setting...

Sean Galvin Comics | Tourists magically immune to COVID-19?

It has been a minute, but Sean Galvin has returned to the pages of What's Up Newp with his mildly entertaining Newport-inspired comics. Keep...