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From the award-winning team behind What’s Up Newp and What’s Up RhodeIsland, What’s Up Podcast brings you interesting conversations and moments from Newport, Rhode Island & beyond.

Podcast: A conversation with Gunther Buerman, Founder of the Newport Car Museum

Gunther Buerman, Founder of the Newport Car Museum, joined Ryan on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK today to chat about all that's happening at the Portsmouth Museum and their recent recognition by...

Podcast: Joe Bardenheier, The Shackleton Climate Project

Joe Bardenheier, Vice Chairman of The Shackleton Climate Project, joined me today on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK Newport to discuss The Shackleton Climate Project and their upcoming event in Newport, Chasing Shackleton...

Podcast: A discussion with Seth Bock and Rob Dupont, Greenleaf Compassion Center of Portsmouth

Among Rhode Island's newest and fastest growing industries is medical marijuana, with three medical marijuana compassion centers and over 100 licensed growers across the state. Joining Frank Prosnitz and me today on The Open Forum...
Troy Ramey

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 on this edition of What'sUp Radio to chat about his...

Podcast: Paul Madden discusses the 1929 Black Duck Incident, documentary that will be filmed...

A historical documentary based on the rum runner shoot out of 1929 will be filmed later this year in Newport and across Rhode Island, and will feature the  1920’s Newport Rum Runner “Black Duck”. The...

Podcast: From homeless to a soon-to-be college graduate, the Joe Glennon story

Westerly, RI - On any given day in Rhode Island, there are more than 1,000 men, women, and children living in emergency shelters, cars, train stations, struggling simply to survive. Joe Glennon was one...

Podcast: A conversation with John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island

With less than two weeks until the election, John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins WUN's Frank Prosnitz on this edition of The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport...

Podcast: Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange

Two bills are pending in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives that would restore disability benefits to hundreds of thousands of Vietnam Veterans suffering from Agent Orange-related illnesses. WUN's Frank Prosnitz chats with...

Podcast: Simona De Tullio and Charles Kehres preview Island Moving Company’s ‘Far To Near’

Newport, RI - This weekend's series of contemporary ballet performances by Island Moving Company at Casino Theatre in Newport will feature choreography by IMC Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen and choreographers from Italy and Puerto Rico. Simona De...

Podcast: Making sense of the political rhetoric with Len Lardaro, economist at the University...

Listen to Governor Gina Raimondo and you’ll be convinced that Rhode Island’s economy is strong, with wages growing faster than any other state. Listen to her Republican challenger, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, and you’ll believe...

What’sUpNewp Radio – September 7: Newport Playhouse, Those Guys, Collin and Erika Van Pelt

It was a jam-packed Friday edition of What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport. Jonathan Perry, Owner of Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant, and actor Michael Johnson stopped by the show for the first thirty...
Newport Skating Center

What’sUpNewp Radio – September 11: Temporarily closure of Newport Skating Center and more

The construction of a new 84-room hotel and restaurant on the former site of the Newport Yachting Center will keep the Newport Skating Center closed for at least the next two seasons. Today on the...

Podcast – The Open Forum: A conversation with Brian Stinson, Author of ‘Newport Firsts’

Was the first female lighthouse keeper in American from Newport? Was Newport the site of the first international polo match? Was the first murder trial of a clergyman in the United States held here?...

Podcast: A conversation with Tracy Nelson, Newport Canvassing Authority

Ahead of Wednesday's Statewide Primary in Rhode Island, Tracy Nelson, Canvassing Clerk for Newport's Canvassing Authority joined me to chat about what we should know, have ready, and do when we go to the...
Portsmouth

Podcast: Portsmouth Town Council President Keith Hamilton and residents discuss Portsmouth Solar Farm dispute

Round two as Frank explores a dispute between Portsmouth, RI residents and the Navy over Navy plans to build a solar farm that’s expected to come close to a residential area that overlooks Narragansett...

Podcast: A conversation with NIROPE – Nick, Ron, and Pete Cardi of Cardi’s Furniture

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 how the name NIROPE was born. The stores, Cardi's was started...

Podcast: A conversation about Lucy’s Hearth with Mark Gorman and Jennifer Barrera

On this edition of What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport, we hear (and learn) all about  Lucy Hearth and hear about their upcoming 7th Annual Fall for Lucy's Hearth., that will take place...

Podcast: Musician Kerri Powers, SNA Chats about 5k By The Bay

On this edition of What'sUpNewp Radio on AM 1540 WADK Newport we catch up with blues-folk artist Kerri Powers by phone before her Common Fence Music show this Friday. Lieutenant commander Josh Kempinski, Vice President...

Podcast: John Blaess and Mike Lunney, Portsmouth High School Athletic Hall of Fame

John Blaess and Mike Lunney joined me on this edition of What's Up Newp Radio on WADK 1540AM to chat about the Class of 2018 Honorees for the Portsmouth High School Athletic Hall of Fame. 2018...

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

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 minutes was historian, author and former Belcourt Castle owner and...

Podcast: John Marion, Common Cause Rhode Island

John Marion, Executive Director of Common Cause in Rhode Island, joined me on The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK to discuss important voting and ethics issues before the General Assembly, and issues of transparency...

Podcast: Steve Jones, Producer and Co-Founder of Teton Gravity Research, discusses ‘Andy Irons: Kissed...

Steve Jones, Producer and Co-Founder of Teton Gravity Research, joined me today on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK to chat about Teton Gravity's Andy Irons Kissed By God and its Newport premiere taking place at Jane...

Podcast: A conversation with Darcy Lynch, Hands That Rock

Hands That Rock, a Rhode Island non-profit that uses massage therapy to bring “the magic of music to underserved children,” is holding a fundraiser on Sept. 15, featuring three bands, food, and merchandise signed...

Podcast: Iain Guest, The Advocacy Project | Matt Gray, Ragged Island Brewing Company

Iain Guest,adjunct professor at Georgetown University and founder of The Advocacy Project, joined me on What'sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM before his talk on Wednesday at Redwood Library and Athenaeum on Sexual Violence and...

Podcast: A convo with Gregory Thompson, Women’s Resource Center

Gregory Thompson, Development Director, of the Women's Resource Center in Newport and Warren, stopped by What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK on Tuesday to chat with me about all that his organization is...