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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Sunday 08/30 20%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 86F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Monday 08/31 0%
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Partly cloudy. High around 90F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday 09/01 0%
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 87F. N winds shifting to SE at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 09/02 10%
Sun and a few passing clouds. High 88F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday 09/03 10%
Sunshine. High 89F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Friday 09/04 40%
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Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High 84F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The state’s failure to renew a grant to the Oasis Wellness & Recovery Center, an important community resource for three decades for hundreds of people living with mental illness, has jeopardized the organization’s survival, according to executive director James McNulty.Faced with the loss of about $450,000 for the fiscal year that began on […]
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    BURRILLVILLE, R.I. — A Pascoag resident, suffered serious injuries in a one-car accident on Wallum Lake Road, north of Jackson Schoolhouse Road, shortly after 12 a.m. Saturday, the police reported.Melody Huestis, 54, was taken by LifeFlight air ambulance to UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester.An investigation showed she was driving northbound and lost control of her vehicle, which […]

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December 13, 2012 Uncategorized Comments Off on Tell Your Friends About the Classical Station!

We are always welcoming new listeners to WCRI but we could use your help! Tell your friends & family about WCRI and the music & programs you enjoy. We appreciate your help and we will continue to bring you the best blend of classical music and local arts programming we can offer! Thank you.