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ARTS & CULTURE

Theater Review: Trinity’s “A Christmas Carol” Welcomes the Holiday Season

The redemption story that is “A Christmas Carol” returns to Trinity Rep this season to great fanfare. Overall, it’s a solid production with no...

Newport to celebrate planting of one millionth daffodil bulb

Newport, RI – Yes, it’s finally a DAFFO-DILLION. At 10:30 am on Monday, November 19, Newport’s one millionth daffodil bulb will be planted on the front...

DINE & DRINK

Smug Brewing Company opening this weekend in Pawtucket

Pawtucket, RI - The Rhode Island craft beer scene is growing this weekend with the addition of Smug Brewing Company. Smug Brewing Company will host...

Restaurant Week returns to Newport and Bristol Counties from November 2 – 11

(Brick Alley Pub is among the 50+ restaurants participating in Fall Newport Restaurant Week this November) More than 55 restaurants throughout Newport and Bristol counties...

Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts Panera Bread cafes will participate in 17th Annual ‘Pink Ribbon Bagel’ Month

Lincoln, RI - Panera Bread is once again partnering with the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation during its 17thannual ‘Pink Ribbon Bagel’ promotion. Throughout...

Rhode Island woman launches Seaport Shines, a unique line of moonshine whiskey

Newport resident and Rhode Island native, Sherry Brice, has launched a unique line of moonshine whiskey that has a lower alcohol content than traditional...

Newport Restaurant Week returns this November; will offer new options and price points

For the first time since its inception in 2006, Newport Restaurant Week, which takes place again this fall (November 2-11, 2018), will see a...

Xaco Taco opens interactive private dining experience with the launch of a new skee-ball room

Xaco Taco, located in the Jewelry District of Providence, at 370 Richmond Street, in Providence, celebrated the opening of its new skee-ball room, offering up guests...
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LATEST REVIEWS

What’s Up at the Movies: Review of “The Sisters Brothers”

French director Jacques Audiard’s first English-language film The Sisters Brothers opens with darkness. It is nighttime, and because the sky is a little bit...

Photos: Bettye LaVette at The Greenwich Odeum

Bettye LaVette wowed the crowd at The Greenwich Odeum on Friday. The seventy-two-year-old singer-songwriter was as charismatic as ever, delivering her own eclectic blend...

What’s Up at the Movies: Review of “Venom”

When Marvel comics first created Venom in the 1980s, the liquid-like alien was a kind of living suit for Spider-Man, taking over Peter Parker...

What’s Up at the Movies: A Star is Born

When a studio decides to build hype for a film, sending posters and trailers to all corners of the known universe, it’s generally for...

LATEST PHOTO GALLERIES

Concert Photos: Wood Brothers and Nicole Atkins at The Strand

A enthusiastic crowd warmly greeted a couple of Newport Folk Festival favorites on the coldest night of the fall season so far. Nicole Atkins...

Photos: Bettye LaVette at The Greenwich Odeum

Bettye LaVette wowed the crowd at The Greenwich Odeum on Friday. The seventy-two-year-old singer-songwriter was as charismatic as ever, delivering her own eclectic blend...

Photos: Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band at The Wang Theatre – Boch Center

Boston, MA - Ringo Starr & His All Starr Band performed at the Wang Theatre-Boch Center in Boston last month before a capacity crowd...

THINGS TO DO

RI joins REI, America’s State Parks to #OptOutside on Black Friday

Chepachet, RI - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a guided hike at George Washington Campground, in Glocester, on Friday,...

Six Picks: The best in local events this weekend (Nov. 16 – 18)

It's begining to look alot like Christmas in Rhode Island. Here's what's happening across the state as we all begin to get in the...

Events planned across Rhode Island in honor of Veterans Day

Newport, RI - Here's what's happening, new, and to do for Veterans Day events across Rhode Island today. Newport There will be a ceremony on the front...

Faces Of The Rainforest: New exhibit will open at Roger Williams Park Zoo on November 29th

Providence, RI - Roger Williams Park Zoo will officially open its eagerly awaited exhibit – Faces of the Rainforest - on Thursday, November 29. “It...

Seal Tour season launches on November 10th in Newport

On November 10, the M/V Alletta Morris will depart from Bowen’s Ferry Landing into Newport Harbor, kicking off Newport’s 18th Save The Bay Seal...
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LATEST INTERVIEWS

Updated 11/15: We've just learned that RI-based singer-songwriter Ted Leo will be joining the Smithereens at this show. He's slated to officially join the...
After an amazing and beautiful debut performance at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival in July, The War and Treaty return to our area for...

PEOPLE & PROFILES

WhatsUp Interview: Dennis Diken of The Smithereens – Updated – Ted Leo to Join Band

Updated 11/15: We've just learned that RI-based singer-songwriter Ted Leo will be joining the Smithereens at this show. He's slated to officially join the...

What’s Up Radio: The War and Treaty

After an amazing and beautiful debut performance at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival in July, The War and Treaty return to our area for...

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with musician Troy Ramey

Troy Ramey, a graduate of Rogers High School in Newport and a top 12 finisher on Season 12 of NBC's The Voice, joins me...

WhatsUp Interview: Dr. Fink of Prince’s band The Revolution, Appearing Sunday at The Strand

The world was shaken in 2016 with the unexpected loss of the extraordinary musician and 20th century icon Prince. His death was felt deeply...

HEALTH, FITNESS, & SPORTS

International Tennis Hall of Fame opens museum collection to digital users

Newport, RI – From white Victorian tennis garb of the 1800s to Ted Tinling’s bold 1970s tennis dresses to custom kits from global brands worn...

Two Rhode Islanders among six Inductees into National Sailing Hall Of Fame

The National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) celebrated its eighth class of Inductees on Sunday, November 11, at Lauderdale Yacht Club (LYC), concluding three...

American Magic: URI to host community discussion with 2021 America’s Cup team

Kingston, RI - The University of Rhode Island will host members of the new U.S. America’s Cup team, New York Yacht Club American Magic,...

Newport will host largest-ever gathering of historic 12 Metre yachts in the U.S. in 2019

Photo – 12 Metres racing in Barcelona during the 2014 12 Metre World Championship. The 2019 Worlds in Newport will be the largest-ever gathering of 12 Metres...

LATEST PODCASTS

What’s Up Radio: The War and Treaty

After an amazing and beautiful debut performance at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival in July, The War and Treaty return to our area for...

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with musician Troy Ramey

Troy Ramey, a graduate of Rogers High School in Newport and a top 12 finisher on Season 12 of NBC's The Voice, joins me...

What’sUp Podcast: Simona De Tullio, Director of the Breathing Art Company in Italy, will debut two pieces in RI this weekend

Newport, RI - This weekend's series of contemporary ballet performances by Island Moving Company at Casino Theatre in Newport will feature choreography by IMC Artistic Director...

Podcast: What’s to become of the former Newport Yachting Center?

Newport, RI - After a few years of planning, the groundbreaking for the new 84-room Hammetts Wharf Hotel, restaurant, retail space, and office space...