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!

4th of July on WCRI featuring the Chorus Of Westerly 7/4 at 1pm & 7/5 at 5pm

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There is a foot bridge in Boston named after Arthur Fiedler near where he conducted outdoor concerts with the Boston Pops Orchestra.

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Local Weather:

Tuesday 06/30 20%
Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 60s.
Wednesday 07/01 80%
Thunderstorms - some may contain locally heavy rain, especially in the morning. High around 75F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 07/02 20%
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Partly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 81F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Friday 07/03 0%
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Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 80F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 07/04 10%
Mostly sunny skies. High near 80F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 07/05 0%
Sunshine and some clouds. High near 85F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.

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  • Quick fix for Park Ave. bridge includes same type of wood that led to closure June 30, 2015
    CRANSTON, R.I. — One thousand four hundred and seventy-four planks of pressure-treated southern yellow pine are to be laid tightly together to rebuild the deck of the Park Avenue bridge.John Rocchio Corp., of Smithfield, which began work Monday afternoon to reconstruct the bridge, which has been closed to traffic for eight days. The company has a […]
  • Cianci withdraws contributions to city's pension system June 30, 2015
    PROVIDENCE — Former mayor Vincent A. ‘Buddy’ Cianci Jr. withdrew the money he had invested in the city’s pension plan shortly after the November election, when he lost to Mayor Jorge O. Elorza, a city official confirmed.Cianci’s Nov. 14 withdrawal, originally reported by WPRI, totaled $209,168 in contributions he made and interest earned. […]
  • Johnston man charged with storing $14,000 worth of illegal fireworks June 30, 2015
    JOHNSTON, R.I. -- State police arrested a man for storing $14,000 worth of illegal fireworks in a shed behind his house in Johnston. On Monday, Peter St. Lawrence, 37, of 28 Starr St. in Johnston was arrested for possessing illegal fireworks over $500, Rhode Island State Police said. Police said they were given a tip that St. […]
  • Video: Governor Raimondo puts her signature on $8.7-billion budget June 30, 2015
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Governor Gina Raimondo jokes with House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello as she signs the state's $8.7 billion budget in the Rhode Island State House State Room Tuesday afternoon. Providence Journal video by Kris Craig […]
  • State police arrest Smithfield man on child porn charges June 30, 2015
    A licensed nursing assistant from Smithfield was arrested for possession and transfer of child pornography, state police said Tuesday.Jason R. Silva, 30, of 24 Brayton Rd., was arrested by the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force.Police initiated the investigation of an individual who was suspected of trading digital child pornography from an Internet […]

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