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October 2016 Arts Around the Fire

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 6:00-8pm
Salvation Café’s Post & Beam room at 140 Broadway in Newport

The new season of Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event, Arts Around the Fire, begins with Josh Short, Founding Artistic Director of The Wilbury Group and director of the Providence Fringe Festival.  Josh will discuss his plans to develop an offshoot of the Festival in Newport. Find out how you can participate and help introduce Josh Short to Newport’s arts community.

Arts Around the Fire is an opportunity for artists, writers, performers and arts patrons to engage with colleagues about events and accomplishments in the Newport County cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done.  Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect.  The Alliance thanks Salvation Café for their hospitality.

Sign up for a free membership or become a supporting member of the Alliance, a coalition of individuals and non-profits committed to the advancement of arts and culture in Newport County.  Please join us, free, utterly informal, no reservations needed.

The next Arts Around the Fire will be Tuesday, November 15, 2016. Details TBA.

Link to Archive — Arts Around the Fire Events.

SPLASH April 2016

SPLASH April 2016

April 2016 Arts Around the Fire

wood-fireTuesday, April 19th, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm
Sandy Nesbitt, photographer and one of the planners of Sunday Gallery Sunday was our guest. Sunday Gallery Sunday is a fresh take on the gallery tour, highlighting Newport’s lively gallery scene in informal tours with friendly gatherings at each end.

The last in the Arts and Cultural Alliance’s networking events until the Fall.

Arts Around the Fire is an opportunity for artists, writers, performers and arts patrons to chat with colleagues about events and accomplishments in the Newport County cultural community and learn about new ideas and good work being done. Arts Around the Fire features a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres donated by Salvation Café and an informal atmosphere where artists and art lovers can connect. The Alliance thanks Salvation Café for their hospitality. Sign up for a free membership or become a supporting member of the Alliance, a coalition of individuals and non-profits committed to the advancement of arts and culture in Newport County. Please join us, free, utterly informal, no reservations needed.

ACA Annual Meeting, April 28th

Please join us for an exciting and informative evening as the ACA celebrates its 24th year.

Date: April 28th, 2016
Time: 6:00-7:30pm with reception following (doors open 5:30pm)
Place: Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave.
Admission: Free, Please RSVP here (suggested donation $5.00)

Click here for more details….

Annual Dominique Award for outstanding contribution to our Newport County arts community will be presented to Tom Hockaday.

Entertainment & Refreshments
• Choir School of Newport County, directed by Peter Berton
• Thatcher Harrison – guitarist will perform 2 solos. (14 year old )
• Madeline Kment from Rhode Island’s ballet theatre(13 year old) will perform a lyrical solo to Lois Vaughn’s Meditation #2
• Refreshments and appetizers by Rogers High School’s Newport Area Career & Technical Center’s Culinary Arts Academy

SPLASH March 2016

SPLASH March 2016

March 2016 Arts Around the Fire

wood-fireTuesday, March 15th, 2016 from 6:00-8:00pm
Tanya Kelley, member of the Newport Spring Leadership Committee, talked about the project to redesign the intersection behind the Colony House where Newport’s original spring is marked. The Committee is seeking ideas for the future of the site and hopes to enlist the arts community in visualizing the space in new ways. http://www.historicnewportspring.org.

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