Casey Nilsson

Newport Folk Festival Recap: Saturday

The Avett Brothers, Robert Ellis, Nikki Lane and other performers beat the wind at Saturday's event at Fort Adams.

Boaters braved the choppy sea to catch Saturday’s lineup at the Fort. Emily Frantz of Mandolin Orange. Devin Byrne, Dan Laurence, Laura Covacs and John Gionis huddle up by the beer tent. Two ships passing in the day. Robert Ellis. Nikki Lane. Lydia gets a henna tattoo. Devon Williams professes her love for the Newport Folk Fest’s beer canteen to…

Newport Folk Festival Recap: Friday

See snapshots from Friday's Newport Folk Festival at Fort Adams, which featured music by Shovels and Rope, Regina Spektor and Fleet Foxes.

Other performers, including Brent Cobb, Alone and Together and L.A. Salami, played the big stages in Newport.

RIHS Now Offers Free Admission for Student Groups

Take a free educational tour at the John Brown House Museum, the Museum of Work and Culture, and the Robinson Research Center.

Via RIHS.org, from the “Thunder and Steam” exhibition at the Museum of Work and Culture. Today, the Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) announced some big news: Tours at three RIHS-run sites — the John Brown House, the Museum of Work and Culture and the Robinson Research Center — will henceforth be free for all classes and student groups from preschool…