95.5 WBRU Summer Concert Series: Torn Shorts
By Jeffrey Folker June nights: not too hot for a stroll in the park, not too cold for an Awful Awful from Newport Creamery. Growing up in New Jersey, three miles from the Atlantic Ocean, summer has always been the time of year to relax, hit the beach for a tan, and grab an ice […]
Building Bridges, Severing Ties
Delays in the construction of the Barrington Bridge were the most public display of bad blood between the Rhode Island Department of Transportation and the contractor for the project, Shire Corporation of Cranston. But that was only the tip of the iceberg, according to a lawsuit Shire filed against the state in 2009. The suit […]
Ethics Trouble for Gordon Fox?
He is one of the highest-profile politicians in Rhode Island. And, as Speaker of the House, the most powerful. But it’s Gordon Fox’s work as a private attorney for a troubled Providence agency over much of the last decade that caught the attention of a federal agency as part of […]
Gio and Jonathan examine immigration reform. the-path-to-the-american-dream by Giovanni Calise debunking-the-republican-myths-on-immigration-reform by Jonathan Jacobs
TED xpresses Ideas in Providence
TED talks have helped define viral video with their characteristic format. If you have email and a pulse, you’ve been forwarded at least a few TED talks over the last several years. Their “Ideas Worth Sharing” places experts and thought leaders — often people you might not have heard of, sometimes in fields you didn’t […]
Motif TV for May 9
Tattoos, plays and festivals happening over the next few days…
MotifTV April 24 Edition
This week, we have interesting events coming up, covered by Katie and Josh. “Take Two”, a new monthly segment with Nicholas Iandolo and Rosemary Pacheco, discusses “The Place Beyond The Pines”. And Rosemary gives her Scene and Heard breakdown on local filmmaking.