September 11, 2014 RSS feed / Around Town

Spring Bull Gallery

Spring Bull Gallery’s current exhibit is “Mary Winkes One Person Show,” running through Sept. 30 at 55 Bellevue Ave. More...

DeBlois Gallery

DeBlois Gallery's new show “Uncommon Women” features artists Karen Nash, Judi Israel and Izabella Casselman. Their works include assemblages, ceramics and mixed-media on paper. More...

Art is Ageless

Art is Ageless: Senior residents of West House, Forest Avenue in Middletown, are exhibiting their original art during the month of September at the Middletown Public Library. More...

Bristol Art Museum

“Objects for Work, Objects for Play and Objects to Cherish" is the theme of a new exhibit at the Bristol Art Museum, 10 Wardwell St., Bristol (off Rte. 114). More...

Novelist Hosts Shopping Spree

What do children get when someone gives them  $150 to buy new clothes and shoes?  More than jeans and sneakers. Self-esteem.  More...

Bring Tissues to ‘If I Stay’

“If I Stay” opens on a crisp winter day with huge puffy clouds that look like clusters of soft, downy pillows. Snow falls silently on a rural landscape, dusting gray tree branches in white feathery fluffiness. More...

Shields Results

The Ida Lewis Yacht Club Shields Fleet 9 held the third race in its fall series, with 23 boats racing on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Robin Wallace was the race officer. The following are the race results:  More...

Athletic Director’s Legacy Lives On

Former Rogers High School athletic director Rick Hole passed away in 2012 but his legacy lives on across the island and – thanks to the Rick Hole Athletic Foundation – will do so for years to come. More...

375th Lectures

Upcoming programming in celebration of the city’s 375th anniversary:  Sept. 13 “The Hurricanes of 1938 and 1954,” lecture by James Garman, Edward King House, 35 King St., 2 p.m.   More...

Hunter Gallery

“Gilded,” a month-long exhibition of oil and gold leaf paintings on panels by artist Isabelle Lirakis, kicks off with a reception to meet the painter at the Hunter Gallery for the Arts at More...

Jessica Hagen Fine Art

Two of Rhode Island’s finest contemporary artists come to Jessica Hagen Fine Art + Design figuratively and in person when fine art photographer Ron Cowie and painter/ mixed media artist Kevin Gilmore greet the public on Saturday, Sept. More...

Gallerie Ellipsis

Four artists are bringing their work to Gallerie Ellipsis, 36 Franklin Street, which kicks off the show “Quatre Artistes,” with a reception on Friday, Sept. 12 from 6 – 8 p.m. More...

Thousands of Mansion Visitors Sign Petition

It began in early August as a response to visitor complaints heard at four of Newport’s most prominent mansions – The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House and Rosecliff.  More...

August City Licensing

The Newport City Council approved the following licenses in August:  Holiday Selling Licenses, New Albedeaux Watch Company Longtime Sun Apparel  Holiday Selling License, Renewal D. Kelley Fine Used Books   More...

Annual Bait Migration Fuels Action

This past week provided superb sea and weather conditions for anglers from boat and shore. With seas at a foot or less, those lucky enough to troll local waters enjoyed warm sunshine, great visibility and an excellent bite.  More...

JYC Race Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the first race in its fall series on Sunday, Sept. 7. The following are the results for the race:  More...

The Newport Casino

Newport was the site of the first U.S. National Lawn Tennis Championships, the tournament that evolved into today’s U.S. More...

New Arrivals

Savannah Callandret of Newport is proud to announce the birth of her daughter Joannah Euginia Callandret on Sept. 8, 2014. David and Janjira Eikeland of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Lucas Phuthai Eikeland on Sept. 3, 2014. More...