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The Newport Music Festival will present Spanish cellist Asier Polo with pianist Daniel del Pino, performing Bach’s three viola da gamba sonatas in our historic Harrison Room. 

 

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Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, October 21 at 10:30 am to discuss Leo Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich. All are welcome. Free. 

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Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, September 16 at 10:30 am to discuss Art Buchwald's I Am Not A Crook. All are welcome. Free. 

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, August 19 at 10:30 am to discuss T. J. Stiles' The First Tycoon. All are welcome. Free. 

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Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, July 15 at 10:30 am to discuss Lillian Hellman's play, The Little Foxes, film adapation to be viewed afterwards. All are welcome. Free. 

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Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, June 24 at 10:30 am to discuss Seamus Heaney's translation of Virgil's Aeneid, Book VI.. All are welcome. Free. 

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Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
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lwhite

Join us on Sunday, June 4 at 3:00 pm when we welcome Clemens Teufel for an encore performance with accompanying pianist Angela Kim. The rare technique of two pianists performing on one piano will be presented in our historic Harrison Room. The program will feature pieces from classical composers, such as Mozart and Shubert. 

 

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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lwhite

Newport –New York architect Auguste Noel found himself busy rebuilding following the 1938 hurricane, working on Whitney Studio and the Spouting Rock Bathing Association pavilion. He was but one of a group of prominent architects who greatly impacted the appearance of Newport during the Interwar Years including Grosvenor Atterbury, Ballantyne & Olson, Frederic Rhinelander King, Harrie T. Lindeberg, William Mackenzie, Charles Adams Platt, Polhemus & Coffin and Russell & Clinton.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

The Waves was built in 1927 as the summer residence and studio of renowned classical architect John Russell Pope and his wife Sadie Jones Pope. The use of local materials at the sympathetic natural site set a standard for estate building in the 1920s ands 30s and would become the setting for casual and innovative entertaining.

 

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

Chetwode, an estate on the west corner of Bellevue and Ruggles Avenue, was completed in 1903 for the William Storrs Wells family and acquired in 1934 by John Jacob Astor III and his bride Ellen Tuck French. The young Astor family then reinvigorated what was once one of Newport’s grandest homes.


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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

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