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12:27 pm
Wed March 17, 2010

This I Believe - Rhode Island: Health Care

Providence, RI – If we have learned anything as a nation in recent years, it's that we cannot afford to take basic health care for granted. The issue dominates political debate and media headlines, and with good reason. As Dr. Annie De Groot reminds us, health care is a vital issue, not only for our nation, but for our world.

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RIPR News
12:51 pm
Fri March 12, 2010

Political Roundtable: March 12, 2010

Providence, RI – This week on Political Roundtable, Rhode Island Governor Don Carcieri talks about the budget, renewable energy, and his biggest regret in his seven years in office.

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Arts & Culture
12:30 pm
Wed March 10, 2010

This I Believe - Rhode Island: Toilets

Providence, RI – In our more thoughtful moments, we stop to appreciate - really appreciate - some of life's most common comforts, say, the food we eat throughout the day, the water we drink, and the roof that's over our head. Sunil Bhatia reminds us that we ought to keep one other of life's most basic comforts on that list.

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RIPR News
4:08 pm
Fri March 5, 2010

Political Roundtable: March 5, 2010

Providence, RI – Central Falls school Superintendent Fran Gallo is now willing to restart talks with the teachers' union over the future of that city's high school. Where is this confrontation headed, and what's the likely impact for statewide education reform?

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Arts & Culture
3:30 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

This I Believe - Rhode Island: Fool for Love

Providence, RI – Ah, love. When it works out, the sun shines on our soul, our hearts spill over, and life is good. But there are those times in our lives when love seems out of reach or, even worse, the source of unspeakable pain. Shanna Wells tells us that love, in all of its stunningly complicated forms, is essential in our lives.

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Arts & Culture
9:10 am
Mon March 1, 2010

Robert Penn Warren (Encore)

Providence, RI – Resident company members Janice Duclos, Fred Sullivan, Jr., and Stephen Thorne join Curt Columbus and Bob Seay with three stories by the author of All the King's Men:

* "A Christian Education"
* "The Confession of Brother Grimes"
* "The Patented Gate and the Mean Hamburger"

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RIPR News
4:12 pm
Fri February 26, 2010

Political Roundtable: February 26, 2010

Providence, RI – On WRNI'S Political Roundtable, we consider this week's political news in Rhode Island. Among our topics today: tackling the state's budget deficit, the challenge of job creation, and the decision to fire all of the teachers at Central Falls High.

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Arts & Culture
10:45 am
Thu February 25, 2010

RISD Museum Holds Pat Steir Retrospect

Providence, RI – By MARTINA WINDELS -- Currently on view at the RISD Museum of Art is a 40 year retrospective of drawings by artist Pat Steir. Mostly known for her large paintings, this exhibition, titled "Drawing out of line" focuses on Steir's drawings.

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Arts & Culture
3:33 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

This I Believe - Rhode Island: Meditation

Providence, RI – You know those moments in life when your hopes are dashed, those times when your carefully calculated plans took a sharp left instead of a soft right, those instances when you've had to regroup in order to make it through the day? Ryan Cipriano tells us about just such a time in his life, and about the profound insights he reached in the middle of it all.

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RIPR News
4:13 pm
Fri February 19, 2010

Political Roundtable: February 19, 2010

Providence, RI – Patrick Kennedy's decision not to seek reelection sparks a remaking of Rhode Island's political landscape. That's part of the discussion this week on Political Roundtable.

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