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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Podcast: A conversation with Paul Pence, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor

Paul Pence, the Republican candidate for Rhode Island Lt. Governor, joined Frank today on The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport. Pence is editor...

Podcast: Current and former Newport residents reflect on their experience in...

Following the false missile alarm, it's been absolute chaos in Hawaii. Patrick Murphy, a Newport native, a contributor to What's Up Newp, the founder of The Kings...

Podcast: A conversation with Lara Salamano, Chief Marketing Officer of the...

Remember the Rhode Island Tourism debacle of the late winter, early spring of 2016. Remember the slogan, Warmer and Cooler. Remember the video, with...

Podcast: A conversation with Rhode Island Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee, a Democrat, joined me recently on The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport to talk about what appears to...

Podcast: A conversation with NIROPE – Nick, Ron, and Pete Cardi...

It was a leaky rowboat that Nick, Ron, and Pete named as kids, using the first two letters of their first names and that's...

Podcast: A conversation with Patricia Morgan, Republican gubernatorial candidate

Republican gubernatorial candidate and State Representative Patricia Morgan, R - West Warwick, the House Minority Leader, discusses her vision for Rhode Island with Ryan...

RI GOP gubernatorial candidate Morgan focusing on corruption, economy, and education

Characterizing herself as tough, informed and with a vision to root out corruption and spark the economy, state Rep. Patricia Morgan, R-West Warwick, is...

Congressman Cicilline’s Jan. 13 Town Hall will focus on Democrats’...

Congressman David N. Cicilline, D-RI, will focus on what he characterized as the Democrats “bold economic agenda,” a program with a goal of creating...

Podcast: Giovanni Feroce discusses why he’s running for Governor

Former state senator, Alex and Ani CEO and Newport resident Giovanni Feroce said he will run for governor this year in a series of New Year’s...

REVIEW: What Cheer Brigade’s ‘You Can’t See Inside Of Me’

Adding to Providence’s musical variety, brass bands have come to prominence since the turn of the decade with rhythms that take hold of the...

Newport’s BedJet is revolutionizing the sleep industry from small Brick Market...

Brick Market in Downtown Newport: home of boutique clothing stores, small eateries, Newport memorabilia shops, and… a globally renowned sleep technology start-up that’s currently...

A Conversation with Victor Wooten, Bassist for Béla Fleck and the...

In the world of bass players, few can match Victor Wooten’s mastery. He’s well-versed in the stylings of jazz and funk while also dabbling...

For The Ballroom Thieves, Newport Folk Festival Is Where They Found...

The story behind The Ballroom Thieves should give any child or adult who has ever dreamed of playing their favorite festival or the "big...

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival...

The challenge of dwindling public funds to support the arts in school has inspired Christian McBride to join with his wife, Melissa Walker, founder...

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival...

You could say about Christian McBride that the bass was in his blood – and it was. From a father and great uncle who played...

Video: A Conversation with John Florez, Candidate for Senate District 13

Who to vote for in the upcoming primary and special election? That's a question many of you may have, especially if you are a...

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival...

An amazing bass player, band leader and composer, Christian McBride, the Newport Jazz Festival’s new artistic director, brings profound respect for the festival, and...

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of the Newport Jazz...

It was more than 25 years ago that Christian McBride played his first Newport Jazz Festival. Now, five Grammys later and considered among the...

Local Woman Recognized for Intervening in Thames Street Emergency

In the early morning hours of Thursday, May 18th, Amanda Tracy decided to go for a drive and clear her head. But as Tracy...

‘Bikes and Beers Across America’ is Ready to Hit The Road...

The idea behind Bikes and Beers Across America (BBAM) started out like many great ideas –a late night bar conversation scratched out on cocktail...

Photo Gallery: Newport String Project presents Dvorak, Maconchy, Mendelssohn at Ochre...

On January 29th, the Newport String Project presented perennial favorite Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings in the vibrant setting of Ochre Court at Salve Regina...

A Conversation with George Wein: ‘You Have to Say You Did...

A Conversation with George Wein: ‘…after all your life, and it is the last part of my life, to have reached that place. I...

Tyler’s 1600 Miles Away: Exploring Aquidneck Island’s Ties to the Virgin...

I find solace in traveling each winter for a period of time to escape the cold and explore new destinations.  Over the past 5...

A Conversation with George Wein: Artistry – the Festivals (Part 1)

For more than seven decades, George Wein has been making music, as a performer and as a promoter and producer. He’s elevated folk and...

A Conversation with George Wein: Madam Chaloff, a Bucket of Blood,...

In part 2, George Wein takes us on his journey, from classical piano and lessons with Madam Chaloff, to the clubs at which he...