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(Newport Daily News, By Sean Flynn) More than 150 state and community leaders and members of the local arts community celebrated the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Arts with a welcoming ceremony Friday afternoon for Jane Chu, NEA’s chairwoman, at the Newport Art...

(Newport This Week, By Tom Walsh) The Opera House Theater and Performing Arts Center board of trustees announced Wednesday, June 24, that Brenda Nienhouse of Spokane, Wash., has been selected as their new executive director. Nienhouse, with more than 30 years of leadership experience in the arts,...

The board of trustees of the planned Newport Opera House and Performing Arts Center announced Wednesday the selection of Brenda Nienhouse as the center’s new executive director. She has been serving as executive director of the Fox Theater and Spokane Symphony in Spokane, Wash., for...