Dec 20, 2010 22:14 EST
Organizers say RI city is a top contender to host America's Cup sailing contest in 2013. Newport is a top contender to host the next America's Cup in 2013, but organizers say they want assurances that the city can speed up and complete renovations on the fort that would serve as a village-type environment for the competitors.
Dec 19, 2010 17:45 EST
Top RI economic official: BMW Oracle Racing interested in holding America's Cup in Newport. Rhode Island's top economic development official said Sunday that representatives of BMW Oracle Racing and Golden Gate Yacht Club have expressed an interest in holding the next America's Cup in Newport but haven't made a final decision.
Aug 10, 2010 06:01 EDT
Marsalis kicks off early celebration of Brubeck's 90th birthday at Newport Jazz Festival. Jazz legend Dave Brubeck turns 90 on Dec. 6, but the birthday celebrations got off to an early start on the closing day of the CareFusion Newport Jazz Festival.
Aug 11, 2009 16:51 EDT
Tony Bennett, Dave Brubeck spin magic in first performance together in 47 years at Newport. Tony Bennett and Dave Brubeck spun some of their old magic when they performed together for only the second time in their 60-plus-year careers.
Apr 17, 2009 00:06 EDT
Pete Seeger, Joan Baez and Dave Brubeck to perform at iconic Newport folk, jazz festivals. Lineups for the Newport folk and jazz festivals indicate both are returning to their roots.