October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Columbus Day Parade on Broadway

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Broadway Turns Pink to Benefit Women with Breast Cancer

The Red Sox have their pink hats, and for one important night on Oct. 18, Broadway will have their pink shirts. More...

Conversation with Dancer, Teacher, Aurel

Belly Dance. It’s Complicated.

Aurel D’Agostino (“Aurel”) has been dancing for close to 40 years, starting as a child, when her father, a working jazz musician, would improvise and she would “dance around.” More...

NewportOUT Hosts Family Weekend

Lots of people know of Newport as a destination for folks from faraway places, but one local marketing and advocacy organization, NewportOUT, is putting together a weekend of festivities to celebrate Aquidneck Island as a destination for LGBTQ famili More...

Curley’s Dreams Coming True

We musicians owe a huge debt of gratitude to our parents, most of whom bought us our first instruments and encouraged our musical interests. More...

MHS Boys Blank Chieftains for Ninth Win

GAME OF THE WEEK

A new division isn’t the only thing different this year about the Middletown High School boys soccer team.  “We definitely have more chemistry than last year, and the biggest part is working hard at practice,” senior goalkeeper More...

Third Annual Broadway Street Fair

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City to Hire Salve Students as High School Monitors

The Newport School Committee approved a plan at its Oct. More...

Newport Hospital Earns Baby Friendly Designation

Newport Hospital has earned “Baby-Friendly” designation for the fourth consecutive time. More...

A Spooktacular Guide to Halloween

Pumpkin Regatta Four to five-member teams race in “pumpkin” vessels to support the Warrior Sailing Program and the Women’s Resource Center, Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St., Oct. More...

Keira Knightley Shines as ‘Colette’

FILM REVIEW

This handsome, engaging period drama could be a Masterpiece production, but it’s gorgeous on the big screen, which is where it should be seen.  More...

Stay Fit with ‘Spinning’

The stationary exercise bike has been a staple of fitness programs as long as most people can remember. But even though the benefits of exercise for older adults are well known, many of those stationary bikes are collecting dust. More...