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...

What’s Up Podcast: A conversation with Paul Wayne, the penultimate opening...

You might call Paul Wayne the penultimate opening act. He’s been doing it for more than three decades, opening for the likes...

Tyler’s Two Cents: These Are A Few of My Favorite Things

Tyler’s Two Cents: Thoughts from Behind the Bar is a weekly lifestyle column, written by Tyler Bernadyn, that will appear every week on...

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...

Fifth generation Newporter achieves Eagle Scout

At a recent  Scout Troop 3 Newport  Court of Honor, 16-year-old Michael Albert “Mac” Cullen was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. ...

Under The Dome: Senator Lou DiPalma

With the start of the legislative session, I reached out to the area’s legislative delegation to survey what legislation is important to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Podcast: A conversation with Colin Kane, Founding Partner of Peregrine Group

Colin Kane is a founding partner of the highly successful Peregrine Group, real estate advisors and project managers. The company has offices...

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...

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...

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...

Newport’s ‘Boss Lady’ of the Week: Jeovanna

Jeovanna is the owner and sole stylist at Lily + Lion, Newport’s only boutique speakeasy salon, shhh … don’t tell anyone. She is a San Diego...

What About Bobby: What Would You Say If You Were Told...

My Name is Bobby Forster, I Live In Newport and I Have ALS. What would you say if you were told that you would be...

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...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Newport Mayor Jamie Bova, Vice Chair Susan...

Newport Mayor Jamie Bova, Vice Chair Susan Taylor and City Manager Joe Nicholson will join What's Up Newp on Wednesday, May 6th...

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...

What’s Up Podcast: Ivan Colón, Philanthropy Officer for Care New England

With today being 401Gives Day, What's Up Newp and What's Up Rhode Island are touching base with local and statewide nonprofits to...

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...

Freak the Folk, CLIF Style

I know that we have already melded into the Newport Jazz Festival and we folk'd on pretty hard here at What's Up Newp as...

Podcast: A conversation with Rebuilding Together Greater Newport

Rebuilding Together Greater Newport is one of nearly 200 affiliates of a national program that is rehabilitating properties for low-income and handicapped homeowners. Here on...

Podcast: Working Cities Newport – What it is and how you...

Last May, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President and CEO Eric Rosengren and Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced that Cranston, Newport, and Providence won the...