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“Tune In – Tune Up” Announces “The Grocery List Grant” for...

Note: This release was submitted by the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame. PAWTUCKET – In response to the...

Live Music Streaming April 19 – Glen Hansard, Steve Donovan and...

Here’s our daily listing of some of the best home-based concerts streaming locally and nationally during the COVID-19 crisis. Local musicians –...

Theatre By The Sea cancels season

Theatre By The Sea, among Rhode Island’s premier summer attractions, has cancelled its 2020 season, the latest victim of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County announces 2020 Artist Award...

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) today announced the recipients of the 2020 Artist Awards.

Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the...

Brent Landau, University of Texas at Austin On April 12, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus...

Jamestown Arts Center offering Virtual Art Classes for children and adults

The following information was provided by Jamestown Arts Center. After closing their facility on March 14th in response to...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News: Experiencing our Newport museums and...

Physical places in Newport, our museums and historic attractions, are closed to the public. But there are still plenty of options for...

Just My Opinion: What are you reading? The complete list

A couple of weeks ago I posed the question on Facebook asking what people were reading. I expected a few responses, but...

Look For The Helpers: Restaurant owners, community come together to offer...

To say the last four weeks have been unprecedented would be the understatement of the century.  For so many of us that...

Gerry Goldstein: Giving Elijah a pass on self-quarantine

Governor Raimondo, in her recent and charming press briefing for children, set young minds at ease about the coronavirus when she declared...

VIDEO: Pell teachers parade around City by car to spread encouragement...

If you happened to be home or traveling throughout the City on Thursday, chances are that you saw the parade of cars...

With on-ship seminar plans run aground by coronavirus, Salve students, Oliver...

The following was written and submitted by Matt Boxler, Director of Media Relations at Salve Regina University. Their original...

St. Mary’s Catholic Church to offer drive-thru distribution of blessed palm...

St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Newport has announced that they will be distributing blessed palms in the church parking lot at...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News: Newport museums, historic attractions expand...

The Coronavirus may have cleared Newport’s streets and emptied our restaurants and hotels, but the city is still reaching out to visitors...

Should we wear masks or not? An expert sorts through the...

Thomas Perls, Boston University As a professor at Boston University’s School of Medicine and a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center caring for the...

Just My Opinion: What are you reading? (Part 3 of 3)

Part three of three of “What are you reading,” answers to a Facebook post in which I asked friends to tell me...

Just My Opinion: What are you reading?

The other day, I asked friends on Facebook what they’re reading in these days of “home confinement.” After all, we do have...

Video: The fashionable history of social distancing

Anurag Papolu, The Conversation This video is based on an article by Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, professor of history at Case Western Reserve University. ...

Newport Festivals Foundation launches Musician Relief Fund

Newport Festivals Foundation today announced the launch of The Newport Festivals Musician Relief Fund. Priority for the grants, which...

Just My Opinion: What are you reading?

These are strange and difficult times – the likes of which have become the subject of numerous science fiction books about pandemics,...

Feeling overwhelmed? Approach coronavirus as a challenge to be met, not...

Bethany Teachman, University of Virginia You have a choice to make when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. Do you treat this time as...

6 things you can do to cope with boredom at a...

Erin C. Westgate, University of Florida More and more of us are staying home in an attempt to slow down the spreading coronavirus....

Brian C. Jones: Nobody “likes” reporters. It’s what they do that...

(NOTE: Please check the late-breaking item at the end of this column if you’re curious about how Americans rate the media’s performance...

Newport Historical Society stays connected to the community through online...

The Newport Historical Society today announced that they are currently working towards maximizing its delivery of Newport’s history to the public in...

Gerry Goldstein: Out of the blue, A flash of hope on...

Times are strange – terrifying, actually – when amid the promises of spring we suddenly find our lives upside down.