With May comes the beginning of the Newport season, as we prepare to visit two Kentucky Derby parties and
a lucky Star Kids Soiree.
Coming up: A package of Palm Beach photos, the Yacht Rendezvous, which will again be a highlight of the Summer season, and a Food & Wine Festival for the schools with music, music, music.
"The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit."
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- Michael Gross, author, Unreal Estate, Rogue's Gallery, 740 Park Avenue
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"Finding Dad", A Poignant Memoir, Celebrated at Book Signing in Newport
In her dramatic autobiographical book, "Finding Dad", Kara Sundlun details the quest for a father whom she had never met, but whose name she knew: Bruce Sundlun. A quest for an unmet father, a World War II hero soon to become a Governor, a "love child" who became an Emmy-award winning TV journalist who decides to find and confront him, sound like the ingredients of a driving and dramatic television series, but it was a real life drama with deep societal implications. ... more »
From Blizzard Outside to Wonderland Inside, Newport Art Museum Vanquishes Winter with a Glistening Party
Exquisite and enchanting, The Newport Art Museum’s A Midwinter White Party was a lively event hosted by Kristen Coates and Chris Wyllie, the chairs of the Museum’s Contemporaries Committee.The John N.A. Griswold house was decorated spectacularly with multiple rooms for the party, each presenting something unique and entertaining. The spacious dance room was a stage for wild terpsichorean activity, with a a magnificent performance on the dance floor to start off the festivities, which went on and on. ... more »
The Best Exotic Bollywood Party for newportFILM Friend- raiser
NewportFILM has been busily bringing the best of independent films, directors, and events to our city by the sea for the last five years, suggesting that guests at their annual "Friend Raiser" become stars themselves for the evening by dressing the part. The energetic group put on its 4th Annual Friend-Raiser at Christie’s Restaurant reently, its theme for the festive evening was Bollywood, and it was filmic, indeed. ... more »
"Taste of Newport" Becomes "Feast of Newport" for Child & Family Services
With a change of venue and format, the annual "Taste of Newport", supporting the work of Child and Family Services, delighted its patrons at many culinary levels. Held this year at venerable Viking Hotel where the first "Taste" was held 30 years ago, the well-attended evening began with its usual cocktail hour, with an array of alluring, categorized silent auction tables.
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