Friday, July 29, 2016


Paris in the Jazz Age was reborn at The Elms, as Island Moving Company presented its "Nuit Blanche", and dancers moved sinuously and athletically among the gardens and balustrades, the audience led by a drummer to the next performance site.


Coming up:  The Oliver Hazard Perry Dinner Dance , Newport Hospital recreates "Casablanca", A "Beaux Arts Ball" at the Newport Art Museum celebrates the Benson family,  artist Hunt Slonem shows at Jessica Hagen Gallery, and a swinging "Future Retro" evening at The Redwood Library featured "Rock Maniac" Chris Norton and his 7-piece band.



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                                                                    --George & Ira Gershwin


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Seen In Newport

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Gilded and Glorious, the Newport Flower Show Celebrates 21st Anniversary

Recreating The Gilded Age in Newport, beauty in abundance was to be found at Rosecliff, as the Preservation Society of Newport again created a magnificent tableau of flowers, fashion, and food for its 21st Annual Newport Flower Show.

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Blue Garden Tour and Book Signing an Immersion in Botanical Beauty


A tour sponsored by the Newport Historical Society and the Preservation Society of Newport County, and a luncheon and book signing created by The Newport Historical Society featured the newly recreated Blue Garden and the box lunch and signing were graced by the author and photographer of  "Rescuing Eden: Preserving America’s Historic Gardens."
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Black Ships Festival Gala, 33rd Annual Event, a Delight at Marble House


With Sake and kimonos, the Japan-America Society and Black Ships Festival of Rhode Island hosted the 33rd Annual Black Ships Gala  at Marble House. The experience was a spectacular fusion of Japanese and American culture, with the elegance of Newport as the guests wined, dined, and danced the evening away, securing the friendship between Shimoda, Japan and Newport. ... more »

Summer in Full Swing at the 19th Annual IYRS Gala

On a warm summer night in July, the students of IYRS handed the floor of Restoration Hall over to the 670 revelers at the 19th Annual IYRS Summer Gala. Cocktail hour and a silent auction in the hall was followed by dinner, a live auction, and a performance by singer/songwriter Jackson Browne.
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The Oscar goes to.........The Newport Film & Celebrity Tour!

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A Festive Closing Dinner for the 2016 Newport Symposium

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The Wharf Was Their Oyster, The Party a Pearl

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