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October 16, 2017

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Podcast: A conversation with Richard Price

Richard Price is an educator, a survivor, and among the hidden treasures of Rhode Island’s rich musical scene. A former lead trumpet player with the legendary Lionel Hampton, played with the Count Basie Orchestra, and is often called upon at major events to play his very special version of the National Anthem. He’s also a

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Podcast: Discussion with Brenda Nienhouse, Executive Director of the Newport Opera House Theater & Performing Arts Center

Sparks fly as a welder works on the stage; construction workers dig where an elevator will take patrons to a second-floor lobby. As layers of facade are removed, treasures are found in what was and will be the Newport Opera House, a vibrant performing arts venue. Brenda Nienhouse is executive director of the Newport Opera House

Podcast: A Conversation with Swati Bhise, Choreographer of Newport Bridgefest’s ‘A Bridge Together’

Bringing a blend of Indian, African and American dance and music, an exciting group of musicians and dancers will present a free concert this evening at Fort Adams, as part of Newport Bridgefest, the celebration that spans the week between Newport Folk and Newport Jazz Festivals. Swati Bhise, conductor and choreographer for the orchestra and

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Podcast: Chat with Trudy Coxe, Kaity Ryan and Cynthia O’Malley from Preservation Society of Newport County

On the third Monday of each month, we dedicate an hour to catching up with our friends at the Preservation Society of Newport County. Kaity Ryan, Manger of Preservation Policy, and Cynthia O’Malley, Director of Educational Sales, joined Trudy Coxe, CEO of Preservation Society of Newport County, and me in the AM 1540 WADK studio

Podcast: Chat with Congressman David Cicilline, Audio From Newport City Council’s Discussion on Fire Boat

Congressman David Ciccilline stopped by The Open Forum with Ryan Belmore on AM 1540 WADK today from 12:30pm to 1pm to chat about manufacturing, jobs, Make It In America Campaign, gun safety and much more. Following the departure of the Congressman, we shared audio from Newport City Council’s meeting last night where they discussed the

Podcast #157: Newport Festivals Foundation Family Concert Musician Alastair Moock

Alastair Moock, a Grammy-nominated and award-winning musician, joins Frank Prosnitz and I today (Wednesday) on WADK (1540 AM) in advance of his performance tonight (Wednesday) at the Newport Festivals Foundation annual family concert at Fort Adams. The family concert comes during Bridgefest, the annual event that serves to connect the Newport Folk Festival, hugely successful this

Podcast #147: Frank Prosnitz and Joel Rawson, Former Reporters/Editors at ‘The Providence Journal’

Frank Prosnitz and Joel Rawson, two former long-time Providence Journal employees, were my guests today on The Open Forum on WADK1540 AM. Hear Frank and Joel talk about what challenges and opportunities that new media and old media have these days, also hear  Joel share some of his favorite reporting and Providence Journal stories. Listen 12:30pm to

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