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:...

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...

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...

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,”...

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...

‘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 Up at the Movies: We Review “I’m Thinking of Ending Things”

 I’m Thinking of Ending Things, the latest work from filmmaker Charlie Kaufman adapted from Iain Reid’s novel of the same name, is a difficult film to write about. As the screenwriter behind...

Live on What’s Up Newp: What’s Up In Local Music – Mark Cutler &...

What’sUpNewp is launching a new live stream video series “What’s Up in Local Music” on Thursday, September 10th. The series, scheduled for 7 pm, will be hosted by...

Music Returns to Wang Theatre Stage as the Boch Center Announces “Ghost Light Series”

(Boston - September 8, 2020) The Boch Center is launching the Ghost Light Series, a live music program filmed onstage at the Wang Theatre. Set to air on New England’s Connection (NECN),...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President”

In my recent interview with music writer and retired MTV Executive Bill Flanagan, the Warwick native explained how the new film Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President came to be.

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

After months of disruptions that continue to impact film distribution, we’ve now reached a point in the year when studios are starting to take chances with their blockbusters - high-cost productions they...

Preservation Society to offer online talks Sept. 10 and 24

NEWPORT, R.I. – The Preservation Society of Newport County on Friday announced that they will host two online lectures in September featuring members of its staff speaking on topics in their areas...

Jamestown Arts Center focuses on expanding outdoor public art offerings

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) has focussed on expanding public art offerings that can be viewed during this time of social distancing. “We’ve loved bringing new public art to the community this...

Newport Gallery Night returns on September 10th

With Phase III continuing in RI, Newport Gallery Night today announced that it will be hosting a larger September Newport Gallery Night on Thursday, September 10, 2020, from 5:00 pm - 8:00...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with The Edwards Twins

Ahead of their performance at the Misquamicut Drive-In on Sunday, September 6th, The Edwards Twins will stop by to catch up with What's Up Newp on Friday, September 4th at 11 am.

Newport Art Museum to open ‘Andy Warhol: Big Shot’

The Newport Art Museum recently announced that it will present a new exhibition, "Andy Warhol: Big Shot," which will be on view September 19 - December 20, 2020. "Andy Warhol: Big...

Brian C. Jones: For seniors touched by a pandemic, parking lot paintings told of...

The Lorax presumably still speaks “for the trees,” but from now on the Dr. Seuss character won’t have a high school’s asphalt parking lot from which to broadcast his warnings against environmental...

FirstWorks Call to RI Artists for Proposals

FirstWorks invites Rhode Island-based musicians, performers and artists, including DJs, spoken word performers, theater artists, storytellers, poets to submit quest for proposals for virtual (and possibly live) community performances. FirstWorks ongoing project...

Farm Aid to Present Virtual Festival September 26th

The organizers of the annual Farm Aid concert announced today that Farm Aid 2020 will be available online at farmaid.org and on AXS TV on Saturday, September 26 from 8-11PM. This virtual at-home festival experience will allow more viewers...

URI Guitar Festival to Return Virtually September 25-27

A world class guitar festival is returning to the region on the weekend of September 25-27. The University of Rhode Island Guitar Festival, now in its 5th year, will bring internationally recognized...

Jamestown Arts Center awarded $50,000 NEA Grant

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) today announced that it is one of three nonprofits in Rhode Island to receive a one-time $50,000 grant award from the National Endowment for the Arts. This...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Get Duked!”

This week’s movie-news cycle has been dominated by the return of theatrical releases, with Christopher Nolan’s Tenet and X-Men offshoot The New Mutants finally making their way the big screen— but the...

Six Picks Music: Weekend Music Live and Streaming: Sofi Tukker, Dawes and The Lemonheads

There's live music and lots of live streaming around town this weekend. Check out our list and be safe! Friday and Saturday: Inside Lands, a streaming festival from the...

Update: Gillette Stadium to Host Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru Exhibit Sept. 4 – 20

Jurassic Quest is the first event of its kind hosted at the home of the six-time Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots and New England Revolution. The innovative experience allows guests to...