Month: August 2022

Annenberg Update from the Historical Society, images from 1954 Hurricane Carol

A quick update for the month of August on the Historical Society’s digitalization campaign funded by the Annenberg Foundation. We have just successfully crossed over 2,000 entries related to the history of Block Island. This includes an amazing collection of photographs donated from the estate of Kathryn Champlin. This collection includes some incredible images of …

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Katherine Clarke Langlands at the Spring Street Gallery

The historic Spring Street Gallery is pleased to present “Silhouettes for Thought,” a featured artist exhibition by Katherine Clarke Langlands, comprised of vibrantly painted ‘drift’ sculptures and paintings on canvas.Langlands is a multidisciplinary artist whose work includes painting, sculpture, installation and assemblage. She has been a part-time Block Islander for the past seven years and …

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Ballard’s ordered not to have live music performances until court review on September 8

Per an order issued by the Rhode Island Superior Court on Friday, August 26, Shoreham Inc. doing business as Ballard’s Inn has been issued an “Emergency Motion to Stay” on the matter of the suspension of its entertainment license. But the stay comes with significant conditions. Ballard’s has been ordered to not have any live …

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