The Super Yacht Rendezvous was a glamourous "trip", even though the seven magnificent yachts stayed docked at Newport Shipyard. Pete Townshend of "The Who", whose Yacht Gloria, formerly owned by Peter deSavary, was "veddy" English, welcomed guests with a 007 poster. The martinis aboard were (of course) shaken, not stirred.
Coming up on Newport Seen: The exuberant Ball Carnavall, the glorious Coaching Weekend was all over town, and The Preservation Society hosted Jacques and Claudine Pepin and Martha Stewart at its 10th annual Wine & Food Festival.
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Honoring Contemporary American Civilization, 15th Annual Awards Presented by National Museum of American Illustration
As arbiters of taste in American drawings and illustration, Laurence and Judy Goffman Cutler have extended their interests to honor public figures who make our contemporary culture unique. This year, "Today" show host Matt Lauer charmed guests at the 15th Annual Gala at the National Museum of American Illustration. Mr. Lauer, "Lost" actress and author Evangeline Lilly, and Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist Paul Szep accepted the American Civilization Awards from hosts Laurence and Judy Cutler. ... more »
Ultra Chic Fashion and a Philosophy for Living at RIB & RHEIN Fashion Show
Erin and Thomas Ribeiro bring a unique sensibility to their clothing boutique, Rib & Rhein, an entire world of R&R that embraces many cultures, ages, styles, and even crosses the boundaries of history, all with a luxurious twist. Their recent by invitation only fashion show at Belle Mer featured extremely wearable clothing, on models that were tall, short, older, younger, male and female. ... more »
Wall by Wall and Work by Work, “Wet Paint” Raises A Record-breaking $125,000 for The Newport Art Museum
The Newport Art Museum hosted its 21st annual “Wet Paint” a unique celebration of artwork created within the county in a single day and presented, still sticky, inside the John N.A. Griswold House to be sold to the highest bidder. This year’s celebration honored Richard Grosvenor, a former Newport Art Museum board president and teacher at St. George’s School, who hatched the original idea for this much-loved event, which this year raised a record breaking $125,000. ... more »
Meet Me at Sweet Berry, Berry! Meet me at the (ALT) Fair
Fiesta Verde went filmic, musical, costumed and historic, as conservation enthusiasts gathered at Sweet Berry Farm to celebrate twenty-five years of the Aquidneck Land Trust at its annual and highly anticipated summer fundraising bash. The theme was "Meet Me at the Fair" and guests were encouraged to dress in a modern interpretation of a turn of the century Fair. They did, with bright colors, red and white stripes, and men in boater hats. ... more »