Everything was illuminated at the Jamestown Arts Center's jazzy "GLOW", celebrating the art of illumination. It was the third annual fundraiser for JAC, and
drew many Newporters over the bridge. Shown are Peter Converse & Lisa Utman Randall, Executive Director of the JAC, simply glowing!
Clagett Regatta holds a "Help us Go Sailing" event, Newport Hospital holds an elegant fundraiser, Holiday House opens with a spectacular party in New York City, and Women's Resource Center dances "Salsa by the Sea"-- all coming up on Newport Seen.
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Utter Indulgence at Newport's Wine & Food Festival 2013
2013's Wine & Food Festival, hosted by the Preservation Society of Newport County, had more attendees than ever before -- and they truly appeared to be enjoying themselves! Of course, it's difficult to be unhappy when you're in foodie heaven, sampling the finest wines and local restaurant and caterer offerings inside the stately rooms or on the expansive lawns of Newport's famous Gilded Age mansions. Claudine Pepin hosted, and cooking demonstrations were given at the Jenn-Air culinary stage by the Cooking Channel's chefs Ben Sargent, Johnny Iuzzini, Michel Richard "Iron Chef" Alex Guarnaschelli of NYC, and local chefs from Muse at Vanderbilt Grace, Tallulah, Persimmon, and Castle Hill Inn. ... more »
Watching Watch Hill: Lila Delman Sells Spectacular Mansion "Swiftly"
Westerly is apparently on the rise as a show business destination. Superstar singer and Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift is now getting a new neighbor, Kevin Wendle. A major film and television producer who co-founded E! Online, CNET and Fox Broadcasting Company. This is a spectacular sale in the historic and architecturally distinguished seaside town of Watch Hill, Rhode Island, the second highest this year, and it has astute real estate watchers assessing the "star power" of celebrity in driving prices and activity. ... more »
A Hip-Hop "Tea for Tails" Under the Watchful Eye of The Bunny!
"Tea for Tails", the Potter League fundraiser, was held in late summer at "Sonnenhof", the home of Mr. & Mrs. John A. van Beuren. This was a festive afternoon of tea, champagne, scrumptious culinary treats and hats galore.
Not a cat or dog was in sight, but a large, bejeweled bunny image bore witness to the generosity of Kim Dryer Renk, jewelry designer, animal lover extraordinaire, and supporter of The Potter League. ... more »
Tria Gallery opens "Glitter Grotto" During Fashion Week NY
Tria Gallery, our favorite contemporary gallery in New York, opened a breakthrough installation "Glitter Grotto by Camomile Hixon", the artist's three-dimensional vision of Utopia, during the final day of Fashion Week New York. The exhibition involved organic forms intersecting with artificial light and man-made surfaces.
Opening night visitors were in a glittering wonderland, ... more »