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Conducted by Dana Millar

Originally designed in 1988 by landscape designer Louis Raymond and with the 2012 annuals display designed and generously donated by Golden Gate Studios in Cranston, RI, the abundant gardens at Theatre By The Sea have been meticulously maintained by Dana Designs for the past four years. Dana Millar of Dana Designs, West Kingston, RI, the […]

Preservation Society of Newport County Costume Exhibit Traces Victorian

The Preservation Society of Newport County’s annual costume exhibition at Rosecliff (1902) this year features highlights from its collection of historic clothing, several of them never-before-displayed. The Victorian Wardrobe Revealed: 1840-1900 exemplifies the best of the Preservation Society’s collection-fine materials, expert craftsmanship, and a wealth of interesting stories about the societies in which they were […]

waterfire returns to providence

beauty, artistic performances and culinary treats

Fire meets water and summer nights in Providence turn magical with the return of WaterFire, the city’s award-winning multi-sensory experience. Recently listed as one of world’s top nighttime activities by SmarterTravel.com, WaterFire is the brainchild of Brown University graduate Barnaby Evans. Designed to engage and intrigue visitors, this distinctive art installation is comprised of more […]

Newport History Tours Offers Monthly Specialty Tours

Historic Site Tour Schedule

Newport History Tours (NHT), the joint collaboration between the Newport Historical Society and the Newport Restoration Foundation, is pleased to announce expansion of their popular tour program. For the first time in the collaboration’s history, NHT will offer a one time specialty tour presented by a guest guide on a monthly basis running from April […]

Creative Capital

PROVIDENCE offers “learning vacations” to visitors looking to combine entertainment with education

A vacation is so much more than a trip. In Providence, R.I., visitors can learn new skills or pursue long burning passions and even discover new ones. This spring and through the summer, the “Creative Capital” is providing travelers with acting classes, tours and musical workshops, and much more this year. After all, a vacation […]

Ledgemont Country Club to Host Rhode Island Open

Historic Alfred H. Tull Designed Golf Course Set to Challenge Top Players

Ledgemont Country Club, founded in 1924, is considered one of New England’s finest examples of Alfred H. Tull’s classic style of golf course architecture. From August 7th through the 9th, Ledgemont will host the 80th Rhode Island Open and the course will prove to be a tough test for some of the region’s best players. […]

Celebrated Chef and Restaurateur brings special spin on American Classic comfort food to Gracie’s

Gracie’s Star Chef Series Continues with Return of Food Network Star Chef Celina Tio

Nationally recognized chef, reality TV contestant and restaurateur Celina Tio returns to Providence on March 19 to wow guests as part of Gracie’s Restaurant Star Chef Series. In this, her third visit to the restaurant as chef of honor, Tio will work with the Gracie’s team to create the cornerstone of the Star Chef series […]

Nina’s House

Providence Children's Museum Expands Renowned Social Service Program

After 20 years of bringing court-separated families together, Museum opens Nina’s House for parents and children at risk. Providence Children’s Museum is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Families Together – an innovative program for court-separated families – and expanding its services with Nina’s House, a homelike environment for children and families opening on February 15. […]

The Dartmouth Aires at the Chorus of Westerly

Special Feb 25 Performance

On Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7:30 pm, the Chorus of Westerly presents the second concert on their new Collegiate Concert Series with a special guest performance by The Dartmouth Aires in the historic George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly, Rhode Island. Founded at Dartmouth College in 1946, the Aires are a sixteen […]

Young Actors Summer Institute

TRINITY REP Now Enrolling

   Trinity Rep’s Education Department will once again provide students the opportunity to spend the summer exploring a world of creativity and theater under the instruction of Rhode Island’s most knowledgeable theater professionals. Enrollment is now open for both the Young Actors Summer Institute (YASI), which offers classes for grades 5-12 and for YASI Jr., […]

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