Friday, June 23, 2017


The Newport Art Museum's Annual Meeting was festive, fun and nostalgic, paying tribute to the late stylish Jean Di Bona and having her son, TV Producer extraordinaire  Vin Di Bona as guest speaker.  Plus thanking an anonymous donor for a gift of over $4 million and announcing exciting new initiatives and plans. 


Coming up on Newport Seen:   The great couturier and designer Pierre Cardin comes to town, an engaging talk by Joan Juliet Buck, former editor of Paris Vogue on her life in fashion, and the 26th annual English Country Fair held at St. Columba's Chapel



"What is so rare as a day in June?  Then, if ever, come perfect days. "

                                                                     -- James Russell Lowell


"Newport Seen is a window on a very special world."--
            -  Michael Gross, author, Unreal Estate, Rogue's Gallery, 740 Park Avenue, and Focus 


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Seen In Newport

More Parties & Events As Seen Around Newport ... more »

Geometry, Wizardry, Genius at Pierre Cardin Fashion Exhibit

Why did we think of David Bowie and Ziggy Stardust while wandering through the 42-piece exhibit, titled “Pierre Cardin:  70 Years of Innovation” , a brilliant fashion display that heralds a fashion show

on June 17 at The Breakers? Read on. ... more »

The “Why” of the Newport YMCA 2017



Hail the conquering heroes of the Newport YMCA, whose spirit, programs, energy, efforts  and participation in community were celebrated at it annual meeting. ... more »

Star Kids Gala, “Imagine That”, Unimaginably Successful

Vincent van Gogh
's "Starry Night" had nothing on the Star Kids 2017 Gala, "Imagine That", a benefit for the agency that helps deserving,  at risk kids graduate from high school and go on to a college education. ... more »

Newport’s “Theater Happening” a Fabulous Evening for The Opera House


The stars were out in numbers, as were the patrons. Although the sky had opened, and rain was pouring, nothing could dampen the Newport Opera House’s Theater Happening”, which turned Newport’s  Washington Square into The Great White Way for an evening ... more »







Past Headlines

Exciting and Eclectic Show at Jessica Hagen Fine Art

Carol Hodges ... more »

Washington Checks and Imbalances Addressed by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator Shel ... more »

A Few Good Men Honored by WRC at the “Men Who Make a Difference" Gala

2016 Honoree ... more »





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