Things to do in Newport

Newport: Sunny Days and Sometimes Foggy Nights

If you’ve spent a day in Newport, you know Newport’s coastline trumps all 400 miles of beaches throughout Rhode Island. The Vanderbilts, Astors, Belmonts and Van Beuren’s also knew. Come celebrate summer with us. Independence Day is quickly approaching, and we all question where we’ll watch the fireworks. This year, the City of Newport’s fireworks […]

Read More

Salve Regina French Film Festival 2018

The 13th annual Salve Regina French Film Festival take place from Sunday, Febrary 25, through Thursday, March 8. There are a total of six films, said French professor Dean de la Motte, the festival coordinator, all open to the public. “We’re always trying to involve both the [broader] community and the university community and encourage different groups […]

Read More

Night Before Thanksgiving in RI: 5 Things to Do

[Although all information is believed accurate at time of publication, everything is subject to change, especially pricing. – Ed.] The holidays are a wonderful time of the year. There’s stuffing your face full of food, catching up with family and enjoying new gifts from loved ones. There’s also the night before these holidays where people […]

Read More

A Musical Summer in Newport

The musical culture of Newport has attracted tourists from all over the world for decades. The Folk and Jazz festivals at Fort Adams State Park along with the Yachting Center’s Celtic Rock Festival, Reggae Festival, Summer Comedy Series and Summer Concert Series have been favorites of Newport’s tourists and locals alike. The City by the […]

Read More

FabNewport: “Make Your Life”

Education comes in many different forms and not every student learns best in a classroom setting, according to Steven Heath, executive director of FabNewport, a private non-profit organization that seeks to bring the “maker culture” to youth. “We are born to learn. If you put a 2-year-old on the floor you don’t have to teach […]

Read More

Is This Jazz?: An Incomplete Guide To The 2016 Newport Jazz Festival

  Anybody who has had the good fortune to attend the Newport Jazz Festival knows it can be a bit overwhelming. Large crowds swarming the grounds, a staggering number of killer musicians, and a cacophony of marvelous sound emanating from every corner of the festival presents a sensory overload to the uninitiated. My first few […]

Read More

Motif’s 5 Event Picks of the Week: July 20 – July 26

Thru July 24 Harold & Maude, 2nd Story Theatre, 28 Market St, Warren. Rebelling against the privileged life prescribed for him, 19-year-old Harold develops an inexplicably deep and intimate bond with the eccentric 79-year-old Maude, who teaches him that life is the most precious gift of all. July 20 – 24 111th Annual St. […]

Read More