July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Around Town

'Revolutionary' Exhibit at Antique Show

“Liberty Forever: Treasures from the Museum of the American Revolution” will offer an intimate look at people and events alongside the popular Newport Antiques Show.  More...

Visa Issues Stymie Ballet

The drama involving a ballet company’s visas may have surpassed the drama of the ballet that they staged for an Island Moving Co. performance this weekend.  More...

Antiques, Artifacts, and the Stories Behind Them

This year the Newport Antiques Show continues its tradition of bringing together, in one venue, more than 40 of the country’s premier antiques dealers, as well as a loan exhibition and a series of educational talks. More...

Kennedy Wedding Remembrance

“Return to Camelot” offers a 45-minute remembrance of the Kennedy wedding that took place in St. Mary's Church on Sept. More...

Meet the Artists

Lifelong New England resident Elisabeth Chomka has a sincere passion for creating what she visualizes in her head, including portrayal and recreation of dreams. More...

Meet Dick Lupino

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL MUSICIANS

Sometimes, changing instruments can make all the difference in one’s life. When this week’s featured musician was a guitarist at Providence’s Mt. Pleasant High School, the band director asked him to switch to bass. More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Clare and Thomas Evans of Tiverton are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Catherine Angier Evans on July 20, 2015.  Briana Mathews and Brad Hall of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Brad Lamont Hall Jr. More...

St. Spyridon Celebrates Centennial

The pre-war photograph is the past, the present and the future; it is the beginning of the century and the middle; it is church, social hall, community, neighborhood; it is the history of an entire people in Newport.  More...

For What It’s Worth

Back at a recent house call, closer examination of a portrait revealed very faint pencil notation on the stretcher stating: “Sandy Calder – Self portrait age 26.” This self portrait by Alexander Calder was a surprise to the owner. More...

Theater Found a Few Good Men

Director Danny Rodrigues has somehow pulled it off. More...

Newport BridgeFest – Four Days of Local Music

Events are free of charge unless specified. For complete schedule visit newportbridgefest.com.

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Cardines to Honor Namesake Wednesday, July 29

Everyone is invited to attend the Newport Gulls game on Wednesday, July 29 for a special celebration of Cardines’ namesake and to pay tribute to the Sons of Italy.  Though the man whose name graces Cardines Field died nearly 100 years ago, More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, July 23  Narragansett Cafe–Santa Mamba, 8-11 p.m.  Newport Blues Cafe-Deer Tick and Friends, 10 p.m.  The Port–Jonathan Tennis, 5-8 p.m. More...