Coming up on Newport Seen: St. Michael's School celebrates its 75th anniversary with style and humor, The Clagett Regatta holds a "Help us Go Sailing" event, Big Brothers and Sisters of Rhode Island go "Bollywood", Newport Heralds the new Queen Anne Square, and The Tennis Hall of Fame receives a coveted Museum designation.
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Star Kids Goes Honky Tonk for Scholarship Program
Star Kids Scholarship Program's Annual Fundraiser , held at 41 North in Newport on a clement evening, had Honky Tonk Knights performing, and being nearly upstaged by returning Star Kid, musician, composer and guitarist Rasaanh Matra, who composed and performed a special "Star Kids" song.
The venue gave new meaning to the phrase "rubbing shoulders", as guests could scarcely move about, and spilled out on the walkway and grill of the hotel restaurant. ... more »
Doris Duke's "Career of Giving" on Display at Rough Point
At an convivial opening party at Rough Point, the 2013 exhibition of Doris Duke's, and her family's, extraordinary philanthropy was on early display to invited partygoers. "A Career of Giving: The Surprising Legacy of Doris Duke" explores how this Renaissance woman with diverse interests and abilities turned her substantial financial means into a philanthropic empire. ... more »
Spirited Wine Expo Toasts, Supports School Music Programs
Wine and food lovers (and who isn't?) gathered en masse at Newport's OceanCliff Resort to eat, drink, be merry, and listen to good music ,
all to support the high school music programs of Newport, Middletown, and Portsmouth High Schools. Sardella's Restaurant of Newport and the Marina Cafe & Pub of Goat Island were among the sponsors for the fifth year, and both establishments were handing out delicious Italian fare. The Dick Lupino Quartet, with Emmy-winning pianist Mike Renzi, played for the overflow crowd. ... more »
Sail Newport's Re-Shipwrecked "Go Green" 2013
Kermit the Frog famously sang, "It's not easy being green," but Sail Newport sure made going green look not only effortless, but also DIY stylish at their annual "Shipwrecked" spring fundraiser event. Past years have featured themes like "Shipwrecked in the 80's" and "Shipwrecked on the Small Screen"; 2013's "Re-Shipwrecked" was a tribute to recycling, re-using, and environmental conservation.
This energetic party is known for its loyal, seaworthy attendance base, which loves to show up in costume. The 2013 invitation to "Go Green" ... more »