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This season they took a stab at a Sunday fun day focused on summer trends. Rhode Island has some of the Northeast's most emerg- ing deigners and a few established with the bou- tique "Nude." The cabana-like roof deck was prepped to perfection with pop-up shops along the back wall like: Esmeralda Lambert Designs, Bound by the Crown that brought a new red carpet ready look and children's wear, Ash and Willow accessories along with favorites: Restored by Design and Flaunt Boutique. There was a bar right in the middle of the action, person- alized seating along the run- way for all the glitterati in that hosted a metallic hint perfect for your favorite beach card. A new edition to the lineup Eight Optics Swimwear took to the run- way with a rock, retro and funk style with bold neon colors. The look was great for that VIP pool party to make a unique statement. Fol- lowing was Jess Abernethy spring designs that showed a sporty and casual look fitting for the first date wilh that new summer crush. Walking last in the StyleWeek Swim event and the show stopper himself was Jonathan Joseph Peters. His summer 2014 collection fea- tured poppy glamour and a style fit for any occasion. Peters' designs are truly one of a kind and are the Nude Boutique shelves. The event was another StyleWeek success in Provi- dence. The hottest fashion to hit summer 2014 has been presented and most available at Nude Boutique Providence. The creators of StyleWeek are expanding every season and bringing lous sh ow visit www. sry leweeknortheast, com. Tanglewood Season Starts ... Each summer the amaz- ing outdoor venue is always host to top acts. artists and full of quality family fun. Tanglewood's 2014 pre- season begins in Ozawa Hall Friday, June 27th with jazz music by the Kenny Barron Trio. The trio is led by the wide-ranging Philadelphia native pianist Kenny Barron, who has been active for nearly 50 years and has been featured on hundreds of recordings, and now teaches at The Juilliard School. He has been nomi- nated for nine Grammy Awards and the American Jazz Hall of Fame, and has performed and recorded with many of the greatest names in jazz, including Dizzy Gillespie, Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Getz, Freddie Hubbard, and Elvin Jones. The Family Fun Fest re- turns to Tanglewood on Fri- day, June 27th," part of the Highland Street Founda- tion's Free Fun Friday's pro- gram. Families are invited to enjoy the beauty of the Tanglewood campus while taking part in an educa- tional scavenger hunt and partaking in other fun fam- ily activities including an Instrument Playground, Kids' Corner, and craft activities. In addition, families can enjoy performances by mem- bers of the Tanglewood Mu- sic Center and other local cultural institutions, includ- ing Berkshire Music School, Berkshire Theatre Group, Norman Rockwell Museum, and Shakespeare and Co. A prize will be awarded to the first 750 children who com- plete the scavenger hunt. American Public Media's A Prairie Home Companion returns once again to the Tanglewood grounds on Sat- urday, June 28th, for the program's annual live broad- cast from the Koussevitzky Music Shed. Host Garrison Keillor and a colorful cast of friends from the shores of attendance and as to be the Mercedes Benz Fashion f DIAMONDS expected, set for success. Show class to the North- | R 0 L E X | Showing first was the east. If you are interested[ ESTATE JEWELRY | original styles of Stetkiewicz in attending their next fabu- | Bought & Sold | I" Jewelers Exch. Bldg.. Jim (617) 263.rr s Matt6o Gallo I- ...... -I I Appr.isals II I 1%0. Sales&Rent.Is I' I Broadway, Revere I I 376 North Street. Boston, MA 02113 I [ '$"lei lS"fidLAa%sH'om I I I.' ,' The 2014 Tangelwood season opens with the jazz legend Kenny Barron Trio on June 27th. (Photo by eddie.umoe.nu) Lake Wobegon will take the stage for this Tangle- wood tradition, a favorite for audiences since A Prairie Home Companion was first broadcast live from the Bos- ton Symphony Orchestra's summer home in 1998. On Tuesday, July 1St, the Boston Symphony Chamber Players make their first 2014 Tanglewood appear- ance in Ozawa Hall, a per- formance that continues the ensemble's celebration of its 50~ anniversary season. The concert begins with Pulit- zer Prize-winning American composer Yehudi Wyner's Into the Evening Air, for wind quintet, a work commis- sioned by the BSO to com- memorate the anniversary year. Also on the program are Debussy's Sonata for flute, viola, and harp -- the first of the composer's in- strumental sonatas, all of which were composed in the last three years of his life -- and Schubert's dazzling Octet in F, D. 803, one of music history's most ambitious pieces of chamber music. James Taylor, one of Tanglewood's most beloved guests, makes his annual appearance with his ex- traordinary band, bringing his legendary original songs, inimitable voice, and virtu- osic guitar playing to the Shed in two spectacular concerts Thursday, July 3r~, and Friday, July 4th. Tangle- wood's annual Independence Day fireworks display follows the July 4th concert. The Boston Symphony Orchestra begins its 2014 Tanglewood season on Sat- urday, July 5t% with an all- American Opening Night at Tanglewood program featur- ing superstar soprano Ren~e Fleming. The BSO and Ms. Fleming perform great works of the American con- cert hall and opera stage, plus favorites from musical theatre and popular genres. On Sunday, July 6a, Israeli conductor Asher Fisch leads the orchestra in a Shed con- cert which also features dynamic American pianist Garrick Ohlsson. The pro- gram includes excerpts from Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nfirnberg, Brahms's lush and inventive Piano Concerto No. 2. and Liszt's innovative tone poem Les Pr61udes. All-male a cappella ensemble Chanticleer comes to Ozawa Hall Wednesday, July 9th, for She Said/He Said, a program exploring the complex and emotionally charged dialogue between the sexes in music from bawdy Renaissance madri- gals and Hildegard von Bingen through Brahms and Fanny Mendelssohn to Cole Porter and Joni Mitchell. On Thursday, July 10th, in an extended concert with two intermissions, the eminent Emerson String Quartet pro- vides the rare opportunity to hear the last five of Shostakovich's string quar- tets, some of the great- est chamber music of the 20th century, in a single evening. The selected quar- tets are Nos. 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15, all composed in the Cold War-era USSR between 1966 and 1975. Tickets are available through Tanglewood's web- site, www.tanglewood.org, through SymphonyCharge at 888-266-1200, and at the Symphony Hall Box Office at 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA. Information about the July 12t~ Gala Con- cert in honor of Andris Nelsons including details about the pre- and post-con- cert festivities and gala- priced concert tickets are available by contacting Kath- leen Pendleton at 617-638- 9391 or kpendleton@bso.org. Newport Flower Show ... Opens on Friday, June 27t~, 2014 at Rosecliff, one of Newport's most beautiful and historic mansions. With the theme Journey: Grand Vistas, America's premier summer flower show invites visitors to travel back to a time when the trip was as splendid as the destination. The Show's special guest speaker will be nationally- renowned garden designer P. Allen Smith. In addition, two new events, an Authors' Afternoon Tea and a Sunday Champagne Brunch, have been added to the Show this year. The special guest speaker at this year's Newport Flower Show is nationally renowned garden designer P. Allen Smith, who will showcase classic American aesthetic and styleas well as the integration of architecture and gardem Smith's portfo- lio includes everything from elegant residential gardens, , family estates, and a highly exclusive private golf club, to (Continued on Page 13)