Tuesday, September 26, 2017

 

Richard René Silvin, book publisher and author, captivated the audience at the Redwood Library with a history of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, told in period slides.  Who knew that the Duchess was the very first "Woman of the Year" for a Time Magazine cover in 1936?  Mr. Silvin is shown autographing his new book "Noblesse Oblige" with a picture of the Windsors in Newport at Fairholme in the 1950's.

 

Coming up on Newport Seen:  PBS's "Antiques Roadshow" brings its experts  to Rosecliff, the 2017 Induction ceremony at the Tennis Hall of FameAn Opera House Soirée at Swanhurst, and Bing West answers the question "Did we win the war?" 

 

"My favourite poem is '30 Days Hath September', because it acdtually tells you something."

                                                                     -- Groucho Marx

 

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C. Day Lewis
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My favourite poem is the one that starts 'Thirty days hath September' because it actually tells you something. Groucho Marx
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Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C. Day Lewis
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Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon. C. Day Lewis
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"Newport Seen is a window on a very special world."--
            -  Michael Gross, author, Unreal Estate, Rogue's Gallery, 740 Park Avenue, and Focus 

 

                                          "...Like reading Town & Country online."


Seen In Newport

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Car as Carriage, Conveyance, Sculpture, Work of Art, Batmobile and Heart’s Desire

 

Hot cars, fast women, flappers and Dons -- they were all Seen at the fabulous "Happy Days Are Here Again" party celebrating the end of Prohibition, thrown by the Audrain Automobile Museum and hosting former Tonight Show star and car collector Jay Leno.

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Redwood Library Garden Party Honors Its Noble Traditions

 

The late Sunday afternoon Redwood Library & Athanaeum

Garden Party was blessed with blue skies, patrons, an array of hats, well-wishers, and, this year, the music of the Lois Vaughan Trio on the steps. ... more »


"Indigo Isle" Sails Into Bowen's Wharf

 

Off the East coast of Africa on the  Indian Ocean - Silhouette Island in the Seychelles, there is an Island a boat ride from the beach called Indigo Isle. Who knew that  island would sail into Newport as a line of luxury bath and body products created by Soap&Water's Will DeYoung and Michael Evangelisti? 

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NOT waiting for the Paint to Dry at Newport Art Museum’s “Wet Paint”

 

The Newport Art Museum's beloved, spontaneous  art-creating event and fundraiser, Wet Paint, a local artists’ delight, raised an impressive, record setting grand total of $145,651 in its 24th year. Sticky business! ... more »

 

 

  
 


 

 

 

 

 

Past Headlines

Portraiture as an Historic Presence at Preservation Society Summer Gala

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Newport Yacht Rendezvous Benefits Boys & Girls Club with Splash!

“Yachts are the closest a commoner can get to sovereignty.&rdquo ... more »

Bucolic “Sakonnet Summer” Celebration for Aquidneck Land Trust

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