Podcast: Opening Act – Paul Wayne

For more than 30 years Paul Wayne has been the opening act for many top stars, including Jay Leno, Patti LaBelle, Richie...

A conversation with Newport Jazz Festival Artist Michael Mwenso

Michael Mwenso has come a long way to Newport Jazz. He’s a native of Sierra Leone, spent most of his childhood in...

Liz Cooper, Ruston Kelly, Cedric Burnside, and Madison Cunningham share their...

The Newport Folk Festival is known for recruiting the best folk, blues and roots artists every summer. The Festival also excels at...

WhatsUp Interview: Cimarron at Newport Folk Festival

Which band travelled the farthest to the 2019 Newport Folk Festival? The answer would probably be Cimarron, a band that travelled all...

Podcast: A conversation with Ron Carter ahead of his appearance at...

Ron Carter is perhaps the most influential bassists in jazz history, with some 2,500 albums to his credit.

A Conversation with Jazz Legend Ron Carter

Listen to legendary jazz bass player Ron Carter, his words or his music, and you get a sense of humanity and fairness,...

Transgender Newport resident finds welcoming facility for rehabilitation after mastectomy

Fifty-eight-year-old Newport resident Joey Moniz was faced with a dilemma. Having just had double mastectomy surgery, the hospital said he needed short-term...

Podcast: Dr. Barbara Roberts, Author of ‘The Doctor Broad: A Mafia...

Dr. Barbara Roberts, author of the forthcoming book, The Doctor Broad: A Mafia Love Story, joins Frank Prosnitz to talk about her...

WhatsUp Interview: Dopey Lopes, Coming to Diego’s in Middletown on June...

Dopey Lopes knows a little about rock and roll. The Newport-based musician began playing in 1987, as founder and front man of...

Massimiliano Puglisi named General Manager of The Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt, Auberge Resorts Collection announced today that Massimiliano Puglisi has joined their team as General Manager. In his...

What’sUpPodcast: John Longley on Newport, ’83 America’s Cup, Endeavour Replica Project,...

Fremantle, Western Australia - John Longley AM may just be the most interesting man in the world. John...

In his own words, a World War II vet remembers

I recall several years ago, walking slowly from the cemetery after the funeral for my Uncle Joe, a World War II vet....

New playground brings Forest Avenue Elementary School even closer together

A dynamic new playground is going in at Forest Avenue Elementary School, according to Forest Avenue Elementary School Parent Teacher Group...

What’s Up Radio: A conversation with musician Troy Ramey

Troy Ramey, a graduate of Rogers High School in Newport and a top 12 finisher on Season 12 of NBC's The Voice, joins me...

What’sUpNewp Radio – August 31: A convo with Louie Escobar, Escobar’s...

Louie Escobar, co-owner of Highland Farm in Portsmouth, joined me today on What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport to chat about all that's...

WhatsUp Interview: Jose James Brings the Music of Bill Withers to...

Bill Withers is hot. Everybody seems to be piling well-deserved praise onto the 80-year-old man and his music. A year after the Newport Folk...

One-on-WUN: An Interview with Fluke’s new Executive Chef, Eddie Montalvo

This spring, Executive Chef Eddie Montalvo moved from New York City to Newport to join the team at Fluke Newport. Since May, he's been...

Folk Fest Interview: Warren Haynes of Gov’t Mule Makes Surprise Appearance

(Above: Warren Haynes and Nels Cline, Photo: Ken Abrams) Warren Haynes is known to many as the former guitarist for The Allman Brothers Band and...

Q&A: John Hirschboeck, Daffodillion Project Director

The daffodils have come and go, we thought what better time than now to catch up with John Hirschboeck, Daffodillion Project Director, to discuss...

Shift Drinks: Jo-Anne “JoJo” Tantimonico, The Smokehouse

With Memorial Day Weekend here and a string of nice weather forecasted for the next few days, it finally feels like summer has made...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 23: A convo with Harle Tinney;...

It was a jam-packed edition of What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WDK on Wednesday. Joining Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz for the first 30...

Podcast: A ‘Bridge To The Future’ conversation with Bahjat Shariff

Bahjat Shariff was born in war-torn Lebanon. He left his country and family behind when he was 18, and with 300 in his pocket...

Newport Tour Guides & Greeters News #18: Red sky at night,...

For the next two weeks --- May 8-20 – the Volvo Ocean Race will be the big story and the big attraction for up...

Podcast: A conversation with James Montgomery

Blues great and Newport resident James Montgomery will be inducted into the Rhode Island Music Hall Of Fame this weekend. James joined WUN's Frank...

Podcast: Patrick Murphy and Jamie Horoszko, Live Local Music And Arts...

Patrick Murphy and Jamie Horoszko joined me on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport today to chat about the Annual Live Local Music And...