Coming up on Newport Seen: Big Brothers Big Sisters does "Bollywood", Star Kids hosts a musical cocktail party at 41 North, The Martin Luther King Center "Swings Into Spring", and Salve Regina's Wine Tasting & Auction for scholarships lures hundreds to Ochre Court.
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Newport Treasures Dazzle At Manhattan's Winter Antiques Show
Gilding Manhattan's Park Avenue Armory, Newport's treasures took New York by storm. our own Preservation Society of Newport created a dazzling loan exhibition, "Newport: The Glamour of Ornament", featuring more than 50 of the finest objects from the Newport Mansions. Showcased in a majestic pavilion were collection highlights, including an 18th century table by Newport craftsman John Goddard and the singularly striking 1905 portrait of Elizabeth Drexel Lehr (later Lady Decies) by the then-arbiter of glamour, Giovanni Boldini, all dazzling the opening night party crowd.
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Pomp, Pageantry and Philanthropy Inform International Red Cross Ball in Palm Beach
Diplomats and decorum were the hallmarks of the 56th Annual International Red Cross Ball, a white tie event of the highest purpose, held in the Venetian Room of The Breakers in Palm Beach. The flag of the International Red Cross, a red cross on a field of white, is the color reversed flag of Switzerland, and reflects the universality and neutrality of the charity, knowing no borders or national loyalties, and aiding victims of war and natural disaster throughout the world. Over 450 guests arrived for the elegant evening, which began with a receiving line in the Mediterranean Room for the Ambassadors from Iceland, Indonesia, Morocco, Portugal, The Netherlands and Singapore.
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MMM..Marilyn "Channeled" at newportFILM Spring Fundraiser
NewportFILM’s spirited spring fundraiser party, a tribute to the legendary Marilyn Monroe, was a glamorous Hollywood romp of an evening, attracting the young and fabulous of Newport and beyond. The event took place a Christie’s, and had to be postponed two weeks from its originally scheduled date. Officially billed as a “Winter Friend-Raiser,” For the Love of Film… It’s Marilyn’s Hollywood! marked the second annual winter event for the young not-for-profit organization, ... more »
Chocolate Brunch Sweetens a Morning for Visiting Nurses
In a change of venue, (which was a stroke of fortune, as a Hurricane Sandy
had closed down the Rotunda at Newport's Easton's Beach,) The Visiting Nurse Society held its much – anticipated annual Chocolate Brunch, a mid-morning feast of splendid tastes and aromas, at Ocean Cliff. The commanding ocean view was a backdrop for socializing, sweet music, and tasty viands. ... more »