Neil Steinberg http://ripr.org en Newport Jazz Festival Adds Extra Day http://ripr.org/post/newport-jazz-festival-adds-extra-day <p>The Newport Jazz Festival will be a little longer next year.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The Newport Jazz Festival, which has been a two-day event for decades, is adding a third day for its 60<sup>th</sup> anniversary next year.&nbsp; The bonus day will be Friday, August 1<sup>st</sup><sup>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </sup>and will feature new and emerging artists. The extra day was made possible by a 40-thousand dollar grant from the Rhode Island Foundation. Neil Steinberg is CEO of the Foundation.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:27:18 +0000 Flo Jonic 25801 at http://ripr.org Newport Jazz Festival Adds Extra Day Bottom Line: http://ripr.org/post/bottom-line-1 <p>Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:00:00 +0000 Dave Fallon 20177 at http://ripr.org Bottom Line: Rhode Island Nonprofits Feel the Squeeze http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-nonprofits-feel-squeeze <p></p><div style="color: rgb(40, 40, 40); font-family: 'Segoe UI WPC', 'Segoe UI', Tahoma, 'Microsoft Sans Serif', Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; margin: 0px;"><p>It’s hard to turn on the news these days without hearing about another nonprofit in financial trouble.&nbsp; Advent House – the state’s first homeless shelter – is without a director because it can’t afford one. John Hope Settlement House is bleeding $30,000 a month. And the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence has laid off a third of its staff.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 11:41:47 +0000 Flo Jonic 13642 at http://ripr.org Rhode Island Nonprofits Feel the Squeeze