March roared in like a lion to Newport, but did not dampen the spirits of The Newport Art Museum, which held a fabulous "White Night" party (to match the snow outside?) Coming up: the 42nd "Have a Heart" cocktails and auction for the Potter League, "Taste of Newport" for Child & Family gets even tastier!, the fabulous Yacht Rendezvous, which debuted in Newport this summer, and Kara Sundlun, in town with her remarkable and touching book "Finding Dad."
"One swallow does not make a summer, but a skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring."
"Newport Seen is a window on a very special world."
- Michael Gross, author, Unreal Estate, Rogue's Gallery, 740 Park Avenue
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A Newport “Summer Cottage” Becomes a Winter Palace for Christmas Gala
The Preservation Society’s annual Christmas Gala is one of the loveliest and most convivial events of the year, attended by generations of families, and friends old and new. This year, the sold out party welcomed many new guests, who spilled into the gracious dining room of the mansion, and strolled through the billiards and music rooms. It was Holiday cheer at its most beautiful and traditional. ... more »
Newport Library's "Novel Evening" Became a Biography
Honoring retiring Library Director Regina Slezak, the annual "Novel Evening" of the Newport Public Library became a series of encomiums given by Board members, staff and friends to Ms. Slezak, as she left the Library after seeing it through a series of evolutions. Ms. Slezak was lauded by President of the Friends of the Library Chuck Flippo for her leadership, and Marriam Ring said "it's been a joy" to work with her. ... more »
How Green my Garden, How Chic My Hat at Redwood Garden Party
The annual Redwood Library & Athanaeum Garden Party brought back the age of elegance, and beautifully dressed ladies and natty gentlemen strolled the grounds of the Library, sippling beverages and munching tasty hors d'oeuvres, to the amply amplified sounds of Honky Tonk Nights. ... more »
A Magical Night of Music "Taylor-Made" for the Redwood Library
Entitled "One Summer Evening in Newport", the Redwood Library & Athanaeum's annual Gala, always musically centered and informed, featured a magnificent tent (as usual) and the lilting, engaging music of singer-songwriter Livingston Taylor. Convivial, beginning with cocktails in the Library and flowing into the Reading and Harrison Rooms, the gathering of several hundred guests celebrated the Library for its remarkable collections, its symposia, its engaging and stimulating programs ... more »