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....

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

The Summer Beats pop-up concert series sponsored by FirstWorks at Roger Williams Park features live, socially distanced performances with local and international flavor....

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...

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...

10 ways to re-discover Rhode Island in August

This week’s news that neighboring states like Massachusetts and Connecticut added Rhode Island to their lists of states requiring a 14-day quarantine...

“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...

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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...

Start date for public schools in Rhode Island pushed to September 14th

During her weekly COVID-19 press briefing earlier today, Governor Gina Raimondo announced that based on the recommendations of both Rhode Island Department...

Watch: Governor Raimondo’s Weekly COVID-19 Press Briefing | August 12

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, August 12th...

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....

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

The Summer Beats pop-up concert series sponsored by FirstWorks at Roger Williams Park features live, socially distanced performances with local and international flavor....

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Newport will serve as the homeport for two new Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutters

After speaking with Admiral Karl Schultz, Coast Guard Commandant, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, the Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee and a senior...

Start date for public schools in Rhode Island pushed to September 14th

During her weekly COVID-19 press briefing earlier today, Governor Gina Raimondo announced that based on the recommendations of both Rhode Island Department...

What Sold: 17 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions | Aug. 4 – 11

Newport, RI – Here’s what sold on Aquidneck Island over the last week. Aquidneck Island real estate sales and...

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....

Watch: WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Newport Public Schools

Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendent of Newport Public Schools, will join What's Up Newp at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, August 12th to discuss...

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...

Start date for public schools in Rhode Island pushed to September 14th

During her weekly COVID-19 press briefing earlier today, Governor Gina Raimondo announced that based on the recommendations of both Rhode Island Department...

Watch: Governor Raimondo’s Weekly COVID-19 Press Briefing | August 12

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, August 12th...

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....

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

The Summer Beats pop-up concert series sponsored by FirstWorks at Roger Williams Park features live, socially distanced performances with local and international flavor....

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...
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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...

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....

What’s up in Newport County this week: August 10 – 17

Newport, RI - Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in Newport County, Rhode Island this week, August 10 - 17.

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...

What’s up in Newport County this weekend: Aug. 7 – 9

Newport, RI - Spending the weekend in or around Newport? Here's what's happening in Newport County this weekend, enjoy!

“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...

Newport Polo to host ‘Hurricane Cup’ on Saturday

The Newport International Polo Series will host the Hurricane Cup on Saturday, August 8 at 5pm, as the home team faces its next rival...

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...

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...

Mayflower II cancels Newport visit

Mayflower II was scheduled to depart New Bedford's State Pier on Thursday morning, August 6, for a planned port visit to Newport's...

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RIDOH recommends closing Bailey’s Beach for swimming due to high bacteria levels

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) this afternoon recommended closing Spouting Rock Beach (also known as Bailey’s Beach) in Newport for...

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...

Composting on Aquidneck Island now even easier with new drop-off locations

Middletown, RI - The Healthy Soils Healthy Seas Rhode Island (HSHSRI) Project – project of the Middletown-based non-profit, Clean Ocean Access –...

What’s Up Newp’s Voter Guide: Newport City Council

With less than three months to the General Election, and even less to the Primary Election, What's Up Newp begins its comprehensive...

Obituary for William F. Faria

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. William "Billy" Faria, age 52, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, passed away...

Newport City Council candidates respond to questions from Alliance for a Livable Newport

To assist Newport voters in the upcoming Primaries (September 8) and General Election (November 3), the Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN)...

Watch: Newport City Council Meeting | August 12

Newport, RI - Newport City Council will host a Regular Council Meeting on Wednesday, August 12th at 6:30 pm. The meeting will...

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WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Keith Stokes

Keith Stokes, Vice President of the 1696 Heritage Group, will join us to discuss the recent effort to advance Black History for...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with RI Solidarity Fund

Newport, RI - The Rhode Island Solidarity Fund has brought together 6 community-led relief efforts to offer a one-stop option for community...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Joe Louis Walker, Blues Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner

Newport, RI - Joe Louis Walker, a Blues Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner who has a career...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Henry ‘Rick’ Lombardi Jr.

Middletown Town Councilor Henry ‘Rick’ Lombardi Jr. has announced his candidacy for Rhode Island House District 74 (Jamestown, Middletown).

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Casby Harrison

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Casby Harrison, Owner of Harrison Law Associates and former Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Bruce Sundlun, will join...

What’s Up Podcast: A conversation with Bekah Salwasser, Executive Director of Red Sox Foundation

For Bekah Salwasser, a Brown University graduate and former professional soccer player and now executive director of the Red Sox Foundation, the...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Dr. James McDonald, Rhode Island Department of Health

Dr. James McDonald from the Rhode Island Department Of Health will join us on this edition of WUN-ON-ONE on Tuesday, May 19th...

What’s Up Podcast: Caitlin Frumerie, executive director of Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless

The headline reads "During the Covid-19 pandemic, nowhere is safe for homeless people." That is as valid in San Francisco and London as it...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee joins us to chat about the impact COVID-19 has had on small businesses in Rhode Island, to...

What’s Up Podcast: Suzanna Laramee, president and chief executive officer, Newport Music Festival

To many, the Newport Music Festival, the chamber music festival in the city’s mansions, is the stepchild of the city’s folk and...