Hosted by John Rodman the Director of Visitor Experience with the PSNC. Guests: Nancy Bean (show producer for the 14th Newport Mansions Wine and Food Festival), Leslie Jones (Dir. of Museum affairs and chief curator), and Ashley Householder (Curator of Exhibitions)
Evan Smith from Discover Newport chats with Danielle Baiunco (championship manager) and Alex McCarty (Operations Director) about the 2020 Men's Senior Open happening next June. Evan also teases a new exciting event this coming September in Newport Harbor
Hosted by Bill Tavares. Guests: Matt Thurlough (Ex. Dir. of decorative arts trust) Leslie Jones (Dir. of museum affairs and chief curator) Jim Donahue (Curator of historic landscapes) Buddy Croft (RITBA)
Leadership at all Levels with Gail Alofsin 5-10-19
May 10th, 2019 06:00am
Guests: Gus Carlson - Founder and CEO of Material Reputation Risk Management. Kelley McShane - Partner in Granny Squibb's Organic Iced Tea. Jamie Schapiro - CEO Granny Squibb's Organic Iced Tea and Aperture
Preservation Society hosted by Trudy Cox. Guests: Mark Richard Smith (director/actor/writer/producer). Leslie Jones (Director of Museum affairs and chief curator for PSNC) and Mark Mitchell (Holcum T Green curator of American Painting and Sculpture at the Yale University Art Gallery)
The Preservation Society: Hosted by Trudy Cox. Guests: David Rosenberg (Winterfest), Abbie Stewart (upcoming children's programs, green animals and some really cool history about the inception of Bellevue Ave) and George McNeely (27th Newport Symposium).
Guests: Kaity Ryan and Chuck Allott discuss the conservation of The Blue Garden and the important work of the Aquidneck Island Land Trust. Lise Dube-scherr talks about the 27th Annual Newport Symposium. Katherine Garrett-Cox gives an update on the deep cleaning at The Elms.
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 Bay. Solar Breakers, a subsidiary of BQ Energy, LLC, has signed a 37-year lease with the Navy to build the 75-acre solar farm on what has been described as unused land. The planned relocation of a fence has raised concerns among residents of its impact on both quality of life and property values. Guests joining Frank for this discussion are Portsmouth Town Council President Keith Hamilton, and Residents Bob Berner and Ralph Sotek, advocates for many neighbors.
In this edition Frank discusses 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 Bay. Solar Breakers, a subsidiary of BQ Energy, LLC, has signed a 37-year lease with the Navy to build the 75-acre solar farm on what has been described as unused land. The planned relocation of a fence has raised concerns among residents of its impact on both quality of life and property values. State Sen. Jim Seveney of Portsmouth and Ralph Sotak, a neighborhood advocate join Frank for this discussion.
Steve Brown, executive director of the Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU discusses issues of pay equity, a city's effort to block federal funding from an organization that protects victims of sexual abuse, and the battle to protect freedom of the press and speech, among other issues.
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 by many famous bands. Darcy Lynch, the organization’s executive director who also owns Stagehands Massage Therapy that provides massage, chiropractic and other services to leading bands and stagehands, joins me Wednesday on Open Forum on WADK (1540 AM). Darcy is the daughter of Ron Lynch, who was a member of the Cascades (“Rhythm of the Rain” … “Listen to the Rhythm of the falling rain…”) and is a former producer for the Discovery Channel.
Among Rhode Island's newest and fastest growing industries is medical marijuana, with three medical marijuana compassion center and over 100 growers. Joining us today were Seth Bock, Owner of Greenleaf Compassion Center of Portsmouth, and Rob Dupoint, the Center's retail supervisor.