Tracy Jonsson

Tracy Jonsson

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Tracy Jonsson is a writer, historian, maker, public education reform advocate, and the founder of Newport Art House; an organization who's mission it is to nurture, showcase, and promote the contemporary arts in Newport County RI. She started writing for Motif in 2015. www.tracyjonsson.com, www.newportarthouse.org

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Articles by Tracy Jonsson

Summer In Newport: An Alternative Approach
June 1, 2016 No Commentby

Summer In Newport: An Alternative Approach

Warm waves arrive in the Ocean State and half of us are bound to at least visit Newport. With approximately ...

SENE Celebrates its 8th Season with Shows in Providence, Warwick and East Greenwich
April 6, 2016 No Commentby

SENE Celebrates its 8th Season with Shows in Providence, Warwick and East Greenwich

Film festivals have a palpable air of exclusivity to them, don’t they? The Venice Film festivals, Cannes and the Sundance ...

Take a Ride on the Wild Side with “Becky’s New Car”
March 21, 2016 No Commentby

Take a Ride on the Wild Side with “Becky’s New Car”

Becky’s New Car was written as a birthday gift from a husband to his wife, and in many ways it ...

The Little Theatre of Fall River’s
March 21, 2016 No Commentby

The Little Theatre of Fall River’s “Broadway Bound” at BCC a it

Neil Simon’s Broadway Bound is like a family holiday dinner at your aunt’s house; everyone is there, and you know ...

My Husband's Wild Desires Almost Drove Me Mad Challenges Audiences to Face Their Sexual Fantasies with Self-Compassion
March 15, 2016 No Commentby

My Husband’s Wild Desires Almost Drove Me Mad Challenges Audiences to Face Their Sexual Fantasies with Self-Compassion

In his book Group Psychology and the Analysis of Ego, Sigmund Freud defined libido as “the energy….of those instincts which ...

Spring in Newport's Salty Air
March 2, 2016 No Commentby

Spring in Newport’s Salty Air

It’s about to be that time of year; the north part of our state is on the cusp of turning ...

Story Theater Makes Warm Fuzzies
December 29, 2015 No Commentby

Story Theater Makes Warm Fuzzies

It’s December and the word “story” might create subconscious associations with certain themes, namely, A Christmas Story, The Nutcracker, The ...

Paint-Parties Are Gaining Momentum, Stepping on Toes and Making People Happy
December 2, 2015 No Commentby

Paint-Parties Are Gaining Momentum, Stepping on Toes and Making People Happy

If we are anything alike, you have a list of “emergency” events and activities for mandatory engagements with people you ...

Rhode Island Rustic: The Perfect Gift for the Modern Tree Hugger
November 18, 2015 1 commentby

Rhode Island Rustic: The Perfect Gift for the Modern Tree Hugger

Have a sustainability minded  interior designer type on your holiday gift list? You might want to check Rhode Island Rustic ...

The Odd Couple in Newport Makes for an Oddly Pleasant Night
October 8, 2015 No Commentby

The Odd Couple in Newport Makes for an Oddly Pleasant Night

The Odd Couple, now playing at Newport Playhouse, is a bachelor-centric story about the relationship between two recently divorced men, ...