Jazz After Dinner

Presented by Rhumbline Restaurant: Friday evenings at 8:00 PM join award winning pianist, Grammy nominated composer, and Steinway Artist Joe Parillo as he brings you an hour of some of the best Jazz on the planet.

Conducting Conversations

Presented by Roberts Musical Instruments: Every Sunday evening from 7:00 to 8:00 PM join Mike Maino for an hour of music and conversation with notable people in the arts.

WCRI’s Festival Series

WCRI’s Festival Series Featuring The Newport Music Festival, presented by Hyundai of Newport: Sundays at 9:00pm, we capture that sense of place – the natural beauty, the excitement of the music, the fun – in this series of broadcasts from the worlds greatest music festivals.

American A cappella

At 9pm on the last Sunday of every month join hosts Mike Maino and Jamie Jones for American A cappella. You’ll get a taste of the best a cappella music along with a few candid interviews with people who have shaped this great American art form!

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Handels father wanted him to be a lawyer so he forbade him from studying music. Handel would sneak into the attic to practice music.

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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Police have arrested a suspect in the stabbing death of a 42-year-old man outside The Westminster Square building at 10 Dorrance St., a few doors from a 7-11 store. The stabbing occured shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday.The victim, who had multiple wounds, was taken by rescue to Rhode Island Hospital where he […]
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    Wilbert Richardson never gave up hope, even when he found himself in prison being held without bail, his wife having to stand in line to visit.
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