It's Valentine's Day month, and we send our love to our wonderful City by the Sea. Our calendar tells us that it's going to br a fabulous and busy 2016, and we wil be reporting from Palm Beach on the NewPalmers as well, beginning with the elegant Valentine Ball of the Heart Association at Palm Beach's The Breakers, polo, and other sports. The Ball is on February 14, of course.
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Historian David McCullough Receives 1st Abraham Redwood Award
It was an incredible and historically illuminating evening for all who attended and touched history, as two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough was awarded the very first Abraham Redwood Medal for "Contributions to American History and Culture", conferred by the Redwood Library and presented at Salve Regina University's Bazarsky Hall in Newport, Rhode Island.
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A Paris Street Celebrated at Newport Art Museum
Author Elaine Sciolino, a contributing writer and former Paris bureau chief of the New York Times, has fallen in love with her street. “I can never be sad on the Rue des Martyrs,” Sciolino explained. Recently, Alliance Francaise Newport and the Newport Art Museum hosted Sciolino for a presentation and book signing on her new book, "The Only Street in Paris, Life on the Rue des Martyrs". ... more »
Jamestown Arts Center Hosts "Heifetz on Tour"
The Jamestown Arts Center hosted its sixth classical concert of the fine young musicians of the Heifetz Institute in an evening of sublime, accomplished chamber music, and the combined Jamestown and Newport audience was in for a rare treat of young artists performing Bach, Schumann, Copland, Dvorak and Rostropovich. Ben Roe of the Heifetz Institute and JAC Director Lisa Utman Randall introduced the program and welcomed the audience. ... more »
A Dark, Sleek Holiday House 2015 in New York
The elegant Geoffrey Bradfield served as Design Co-chair of the edgy, sophisticated, 8th Annual Holiday House at the architecturally fascinating Academy Mansion on New York's Upper East Side. Co-Design chairs Thom Filicia, Mario Buatta and Alexa Hampton greeted guests, as Event Co-Chairs Iris Dankner and Christopher Hyland welcomed them into one fabulous Preview Party. ... more »