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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

What’s Up Interview: CBS Commentator/Writer Bill Flanagan to Release “Fifty in Reverse”

Longtime music industry insider Bill Flanagan is a busy man these days. In addition to satellite radio shows on Sirius/XM and his Sunday morning gig on CBS, the retired MTV executive and...

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

With as much content as they produce, it is only natural that the quality of Netflix’s original movies can vary significantly. At the bottom end are what feel like category-fillers, transparently designed...

Showcase Cinemas Announces Partnership with Warwick Public Library

Today, Showcase Cinemas Warwick, Quaker Lane announces a new partnership with the Warwick Public Library as part of the theater’s Showcase Together programming. On Tuesday evenings at 7pm, a librarian will join...

Six Picks Music: Weekend Music Live and Streaming – Kathleen Edwards, Viking Jesus and...

Check out some local socially distanced outdoor music as well as the best in online streaming this weekend in our weekly column "Six Picks." All Weekend: The Philadelphia Folk...

Watch “Jazz on a Summer’s Day” to Benefit the Newport Festivals Foundation

Filmed at the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival and directed by world-renowned photographer Bert Stern, Jazz on a Summer's Day features intimate performances by an all-star line-up of musical legends including Louis Armstrong,...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “Creem: America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine”

A new documentary out now recalls the highs and lows of Creem magazine, founded in 1969 by Detroit record-shop owner Barry Kramer. “America’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll Magazine,” was named after the...

Date Updated: FirstWorks Concert with Orlando Hernández Thursday Aug. 13th at Roger Williams...

The Summer Beats pop-up concert series sponsored by FirstWorks at Roger Williams Park features live, socially distanced performances with local and international flavor. The final performer this summer is Orlando Hernández, an interdisciplinary...

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “She Dies Tomorrow”

She Dies Tomorrow, the new film from writer-director Amy Seimetz, begins by frustrating its audience. The first few minutes closely follow the protagonist, Amy (Kate Lynn Shell), as she unravels alone in...

Concert Photos: Gary Hoey Live Stream at the Narrows Center (8-7-20)

The Narrows Center for the Arts continues to stream live music every Friday night. Last night, guitarist Gary Hoey rocked the house and our photographer Rick Farrell was there to capture the...

“Jazz Together” and “Newport Jazz Revival Radio” Coming This Weekend

As you know by now, the Newport Jazz Festival will not be happening this weekend. However, the Festival does have some great programming on tap. On Saturday and...

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

An official re-release of the Bob Marley biopic Marley is cause for celebration. The film, originally released in 2012, is out on pay-per-view and in virtual screening rooms now. This look at...

Newport Historical Society to host a Civic Conversation on ‘The Truth in America Today’

Newport, RI - Join the Newport Historical Society for a Civic Conversation to discuss the topic “The Truth in America Today,” on Thursday, September 3, 2020, 5-6:30pm, virtually on Zoom.

FirstWorks Summer Beats Concert Series Continues August 6th with Sidy Maiga

A new Summer Beats pop-up concert series at Roger Williams Park features live, socially distanced performances with local and international flavor. A pillar of Rhode Island’s local music...

Newport Historical Society Museum & Shop is now holding open hours and is available...

Newport, RI - The Newport Historical Society Museum & Shop inside the Brick Market at 127 Thames Street, Newport, RI, is now holding open hours and is available by appointment.

Newport Health Equity Zone’s Arts & Culture Working Group issues call for Artists and...

The Hope Tree Art Exhibition is an exhibition of artworks made by and for the North End communities, that will be on view in Miantonomi Park from August 15 - October 15,...

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

Early responses to The Rental, the directorial debut of actor Dave Franco, have been interestingly divided. While movies often do better with general audiences than with critics, jaded as they are from...

Concert Photos: Anthony Geraci and Dennis Breenan at the Narrows Center (7-31-20)

Every Friday night, the Narrows Center for the Arts is presenting live stream concerts featuring top local and regional artists. Friday night, the stage was set for the Anthony Geraci Band with...

What’sUp at the Movies: We Review: “If You Could Read My Mind”

A new documentary on the life and music of Canadian musician Gordon Lightfoot offers a comprehensive take on the singer-songwriter. The film has just been released to “virtual screening” rooms including Newport’s...

Newport Art Museum to present Miniature World Making At-Home Workshop with Artist Sally Curcio

Newport, RI - Newport Art Museum invites makers of all ages to participate in an at-home Miniature World Making workshop with artist Sally Curcio. Miniature World Making is $30, or $25 for Museum...

Newport Folk Festival Programming Streaming All Weekend

As you know by now, the Newport Folk Festival will not be happening this year. But don't fret, the Festival has put together some special moments for this weekend. There are ticketed...

Newport Gallery Night returns on August 13

With Phase III continuing in RI, Newport Gallery Night will be hosting a larger August Newport Gallery Night on Thursday, August 13, 2020, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm featuring Beach Studios,...

Showcase Cinemas Providence Place Reopening August 1st

Norwood, MA, July 28, 2020 - Showcase Cinemas, a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry, announced today that it will reopen Showcase Cinemas Providence Place on Saturday, August 1.  Showcase...

Newport Art Museum to present a series of Artist & Curator Virtual Talks

Newport, RI - Newport Art Museum today announced that they will host a summer series of four virtual Artist & Curator Talks on Wednesday afternoons, July 29 - August 19, 2020, at...

Live Music Returning to Greenwich Odeum Saturday – Allysen Callery, Marc Von Em and...

After several successful movie showings over the past few weeks, the Greenwich Odeum is planning its first concert since Coronavirus closed the venue in March. Saturday night, it’s a facemask mandatory, socially...

Jamestown Arts Center to host Outdoor Open Studio Tour and Drive-By-Art exhibition

Jamestown, RI - On Saturday, August 8th, Conanicut Island will have yet more outdoor art to explore. In collaboration with the Conanicut Island Art Association (CIAA) and the Jamestown Alliance for Artist...