August 3, 2017 RSS feed / Around Town

For the Newest, Hottest Art, Buy Wet Paint

The Newport Art Museum invites artists and the general public to participate in its annual public art making and auction weekend, Wet Paint, on Saturday, Aug. 12 and Sunday, Aug. 13. More...

Cox Communications Gives 100K to R.I. Boys and Girls Clubs

Broadband and entertainment behemoth Cox Communications spent Aug. 2 touring Rhode Island cutting ribbons for their new Cox Technology Centers and celebrating a $100,000 technology investment from its James M. More...

Newport Bridge Ramp Remains Top Priority

The Newport City Council will not make any changes to the list of prioritized roadwork projects submitted to state transportation planning officials last year. More...

Future of Vanicek Property Still Undecided

The future of the former Vanicek Farm property on West Main Road in Middletown won't be determined until October, and perhaps not even until next year.  More...

A New Spin on 21st-Century Dating

Match.com. Facebook. Craigslist. Tinder. Grindr. Dating? There’s an App for that. And now, thanks to a couple of creative Aquidneck Island residents, there is also a cabaret musical for that. More...

Artists Showcase Local Landmarks

The Portsmouth Arts Guild, in collaboration with the Portsmouth Historical Society, will feature works by local artists of Rhode Island’s historic landmarks throughout August. More...

Music Scene

Thursday, August 3  Noreys–Alan Bernstein Quartet, 8:30 p.m.  The Pier–Charlie Meehan, 6-10 p.m.  The Port–Pat Cotrell, 5-9 p.m. More...

PARENT'S CORNER

August … the final month of summer with the children. School is on the horizon, but there is still plenty of time to take advantage of Aquidneck Island and the countless activities offered to families and children. More...

Turkish Delight in the Med

The fifth event of the six-regatta series in the TP52 Super Series was won by the Turkish flagged Provezza over the week of July 24-28 in Puerto Portals, Portugal. More...

Newport Sailing Calendar

Regatta Schedule  August  4-6 Morgan Cup Team Race - NYYC  11-13 J/Fest New England - Ida Lewis Yacht Club  17-20 Melges 20 US Nationals - Sail Newport  18-20 Hinman Masters Team Race - NYYC   More...

J/Fest Regatta Aug. 11-13

The second annual New England J/Fest Regatta on Aug. 11-13 at Ft. Adams State Park will kick off with a sail around the island commemorating the 40th anniversary of the J/24. More...

When the J's Come to Town

Six majestic yachts that can't help but catch your eye are coming to the waters of Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound on Aug. 21-26 for 2017 J Class World Championship Regatta. More...

Dress Down Donation

People’s Credit Union recently made a donation to the Kiwanis Club of Aquidneck Island for its charitable causes. More...

'Atomic Blonde' is all Theron

In a platinum bob and dark glasses, Charlize Theron in “Atomic Blonde” resembles Blondie singer Debbie Harry, but with Pam Grier’s deadly, dazzling moves. More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

A Decade in the Making, Rizzo Produces a Masterpiece

When you’ve owned a recording studio for more than 30 years and you decide to cut a record of your own material, chances are good that the results will be memorable. More...

Word Play

“Text has a long history of use in art, dating back to medieval times,” says Karen Conway, exhibitions director at the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

Mosquito Advisory

Mosquitoes are trapped weekly by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and tested at the Rhode Island Department of Health State Health Laboratories. More...

Who 'Took Home the Silverware'

Let the Candy Rain

Three days of racing at the second annual Candy Store Cup, a combination of two individual regattas previously known as the Newport Bucket Regatta and the Candy Store Cup, with 11 of the largest sail boats you will see have taken home the glory for 2 More...

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