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Every Sunday evening from 7pm-8pm join Mike Maino for an hour of music and conversation with notable people in the arts. Giving you a behind the scenes look at their background, interests, special projects, and how music and the arts has impacted their lives.

Every Sunday evening from 7pm-8pm join Mike Maino for an hour of music and conversation with notable people in the arts. Giving you a behind the scenes look at their background, interests, special projects, and how music and the arts has impacted their lives.
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Block Island, RI

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Every Sunday evening from 7pm-8pm join Mike Maino for an hour of music and conversation with notable people in the arts. Giving you a behind the scenes look at their background, interests, special projects, and how music and the arts has impacted their lives.

Language:

English

Contact:

400 South County Trail Suite A105 Exeter, RI 02822 401-294-9274


Episodes

12-15-18 The Snowman - WCRI's Classical Kids Hour

12/18/2018
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In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to The Snowman by Raymond Briggs with Score by Howard Blake. This wonderful story was made into a half-hour animated television special for Channel 4 in 1982 that was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

Duration:00:47:20

12-16-18 George Frideric Handel's Messiah - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

12/18/2018
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In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos listen and discuss one of the most popular pieces of music this holiday season...George Frideric Handel's Messiah. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

Duration:00:49:06

12-16-18 Granite Theatre-Annie with Bobbie Doherty - Conducting Conversations

12/18/2018
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The Granite Theatre's production of Annie, is the subject of this week's program, with Bobbie Doherty, in the role of Annie, Jim Doherty. We talk about the upcoming musical to be held at the Granite Theatre, Westerly RI, and listen to some of the music from the show, that will be performed until December 23. For more information call 401 596-2341 or go to www.granitetheatre.com

Duration:00:50:00

12-08-18 The Nutcracker narrated by Ann Rachlin - WCRI's Classical Kids Hour

12/10/2018
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In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them as they listen to a very popular story this time of year...The Nutcracker narrated by Ann Rachlin from her classical music & stories.

Duration:00:49:34

12-09-18 2019 Summer Sneak Peek - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

12/10/2018
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In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos take a sneak peek at some of the music that will be heard at the Newport Music Festival this coming summer 2019. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

Duration:00:50:48

12-09-18 The Jamestown Community Band - Conducting Conversations

12/10/2018
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This week The Jamestown Community Band, is the subject of the program, with Don Smith, Music Director. We talk about their upcoming Holiday program, and listen to some selections from the concerts that will be held on Tuesday December 18, 7:00, at the Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown RI. For more information call, 401-368-8957.

Duration:00:47:10

12-01-18 Gray Goose Cookery-Part II - The 95.9 Company Break

12/4/2018
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This month on The 95.9 Company Break we continue our discussion with Suzanne Lane owner of The Gray Goose Cookery. Gray Goose Cookery is a one of a kind, independent, regional kitchen store. You'll find everything you need for yourself, or the perfect gift for a loved one, to make cooking easier, and more fun. Keep your kitchen well stocked with over 4,000 square feet of the finest professional quality cookware, cutlery, bakeware, kitchen appliances, gadgets and gourmet foods. Choose from...

Duration:00:29:39

12-01-18 Children's Christmas Carols - WCRI's Classical Kids Hour

12/4/2018
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In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela invite you to join them in song as they play beautiful Christmas carols for the whole family to enjoy!

Duration:00:49:27

12-02-18 A Musical Christmas - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

12/3/2018
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In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos discuss the upcoming Newport Music Festival concert "A Musical Christmas." For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

Duration:00:49:22

11-30-18 Guitarist Geordie Kelly - Jazz After Dinner

12/3/2018
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On this week's show Joe listens to guitarist Geordie Kelly from his 2017 recording "Nowhere...Now Here"

Duration:00:48:44

12-02-18 The Jamestown Community Chorus - Conducting Conversations

12/3/2018
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This week The Jamestown Community Chorus is the subject of the program with B. J. Whitehouse, Music Director and Judith Anderson, Publicity Chair. We talk about their upcoming holiday program and listen to some selections from the concerts that will be held on Saturday December 8th at 4:00 PM and Sunday December 9th at 3:00 PM at the Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., Jamestown. For more information you can call, 401-423-1574 or go to www.jamestownchorus.com

Duration:00:48:21

11-23-18 American Jazz Pianist John Lewis - Jazz After Dinner

11/26/2018
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On this week's show Joe listens to John Lewis an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger, best known as the founder and musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

Duration:00:48:22

11-25-18 Singers Unlimited - Conducting Conversations

11/26/2018
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The subject of this week's program is the music of “Singers Unlimited”, with Mike Maino. Mike has a chance to do the third in a series about great American Artists. In this case the artists are a singing group from the 1970's, he plays some of their most famous arrangements. For more information or comments call (401) 294-9274, or email maino@classical959.com

Duration:00:48:00

11-17-18 A Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra - WCRI's Classical Kids Hour

11/19/2018
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In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela listen to The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra by English composer Benjamin Britten!

Duration:00:50:40

11-16-18 Trumpeter and Vocalist Chet Baker - Jazz After Dinner

11/19/2018
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On this week's Jazz After Dinner Joe features jazz trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker.

Duration:00:49:38

11-18-18 The Eastern Connecticut Ballet-The Nutcracker - Conducting Conversations

11/19/2018
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This week The Eastern CT Ballet is the subject of the program, with Gloria Govrin, Atristic Director, and Lise Readon, Founder. We talk about their upcoming performance of “The Nutcracker”, and listen to some selections that will be danced to, Saturday, December 8, 7:00, and Sunday, December 9, 1:30, at the Garde Arts Center in New London CT. For tickets go to www.gardearts.org

Duration:00:48:55

11-11-18 100 Years Ago in 1818 - WCRI’s Festival Series featuring The Newport Music Festival

11/12/2018
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In this program WCRI host Mike Maino and The Newport Music Festivals Executive Director Pamela Pantos discuss favorite pieces from 100 years ago in 1818. For more information on the Newport Music Festival or to purchase tickets to one of their concerts visit newportmusic.org or call 401-849-0700.

Duration:00:49:27

11-10-18 American Composer Aaron Copland - WCRI's Classical Kids Hour

11/12/2018
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In this weeks WCRI Classical Kids Hour hosts Jamie & Pamela listen to music by a wonderful American composer named Aaron Copland. He put lots of American Folk Songs to music and it's a great way to celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.

Duration:00:46:55

11-09-18 Pianist Horace Silver and Horace Silver Quintet - Jazz After Dinner

11/12/2018
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On this week's Jazz After Dinner Joe features pianist Horace Silver and his Quintet from his 1964 Blue Note recording "Song For My Father"

Duration:00:49:57

11-11-18 The State Ballet of Rhode Island-Coppelia 2018 - Conducting Conversations

11/12/2018
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In this weeks Conducting Conversations The State Ballet of Rhode Island is the subject of the program, with Ana Marsden Fox, Executive Director. We talk about their upcoming performance of, “Coppelia”, and listen to some selections that will be used in the production, Friday, November 30, and Saturday, December 1, at the Park Theatre in Cranston. For more information go to www.stateballet.com or www.parktheatreri.com

Duration:00:48:57