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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Rhode Island Foundation, United Way launch fund to help nonprofits cope...

via Rhode Island Foundation. The Rhode Island Foundation and United Way of Rhode Island are launching a fund to...

Cabin Fever Chronicles: Your stories of coping with coronavirus in Newport

What's Up Newp's "Cabin Fever Chronicles" is the place to share stories and thoughts about how you and your family are coping...

Mermaid Masterpieces offering ‘Facebook Live Paint Parties’ all week

Local artist and business owner Rebecca Killian is going above and beyond has a great local, business owner, artist, and neighbor this...

These 20+ documentaries screened by newportFILM are available to watch now

Kathryn Allred Sheehan, Marketing Director for newportFILM, shared the following to help get you thru your cabin fever days;

Celebrating Women’s History Month: ‘remember the women before you who...

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women in all aspects of our society. WhatsUpNewp reached out...

Arts Around The Fire to feature Maureen Coleman, Executive Director of...

Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event, Arts Around the Fire, continues at Salvation Café on Wednesday, March 18th from 6-8pm, The Alliance’s...

Newport Music Festival announces 2020 Season

The Newport Music Festival (NMF) announced today that their annual festival will take place from July 4-26 and will present 27 concerts and events...

Reception for Irish delegation rescheduled to Thursday 

 A public reception initially planned for Tuesday, March 10th to welcome a visiting delegation from Newport’s Sister City of Kinsale, Ireland, has been...

Blooms, Beers and Bivalves: Springtime along The Classic Coast promises beauty...

The following was written by Andrea McHugh, Senior Communications Manager at Discover Newport. This month, we welcome the return...

Newport Art Museum’s Artists’ Ball to premiere Andy Warhol Exhibition

On Friday, July 17, 2020 the Newport Art Museum will host its annual summer fundraiser, the Artists’ Ball, a tradition that dates back to 1927. One...

Temple Shalom hosting three-part lecture series on foreign policy and strategic...

Temple Shalom will host a three-part lecture series on foreign policy and strategic diplomacy beginning Sunday, March 8th, featuring speakers from the...

Newport Gallery Night returns on March 12th

Start off your spring by getting out to see the latest exhibitions around town. The Newport Gallery Organization is hosting Newport Gallery...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News: Irish Heritage Month begins

Newport boasts a proud heritage and a grand history as Irish Heritage Month begins in the City-by-the-Sea!  Whether you were born on...

Brown University archaeologists map out God’s Little Acre

The following was written by Becky Pincince, a freelance writer, who was present when a group of archaeologists from Brown University did...

Newport Art Museum to host Spring Art Excursion to the...

The Newport Art Museum will host a Museum Art Excursion to New Britain, CT on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Guests will depart the Newport Art Museum on a...

Artists from Middletown and Portsmouth win fellowships to make art for...

The Rhode Island Foundation announced today that artists from Middletown and Portsmouth have won what are considered to be among the largest...

What’s Up Newp, JPT to present ‘There’s Something About Mary’ on...

What's Up Newp and JPT Film & Event Center will host a special one-night only screening of There's Something About Mary...

Extraordinary Women of the East Bay: Exhibit opening reception, Women’s Suffrage...

The traveling exhibition “Extraordinary Women of the East Bay” opens at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on March 9 with a reception and...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #113: Spring and summer hiring...

The mild weather, an increase in early bookings, and a general positive business climate are helping to kick off the Spring &...

Island moving Company announces 38th Season Opening Performance Series at Rosecliff

Island Moving Company (IMC) announced today its performance dates for both its Family and Repertory Series productions at Rosecliff March 5th--8th. 

Block Island lighthouse restoration to be illuminated in Preservation Society of...

The Preservation Society of Newport County recently announced that the architect and contractor who performed the historically informed restoration of the Block...

Registration for Summer Arts Camps at the Jamestown Arts Center opens...

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announces Summer Arts Camps for ages 3 -15 July 6th - August 14th! Get creative in Beautiful...

Cindy’s Country Cafe listed for sale

The Chad Kritzas Team, a division of HomeSmart Professionals Real Estate, announced on Wednesday that Cindy's Country Cafe, located at 1324 West...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News – #112: Newport Winter Festival...

There are still plenty of activities and fun at the 2020 Newport Winter festival that continues today through February 23rd.  Fun for...