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WUN Morning Edition: August 1

Good morning,  Changes with the School Committee - Last evening, David C. Hanos, Jr., Chairperson of
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WUN Morning Edition: August 1
By Ryan Belmore What's Up Newp • Issue #110 • View online
Good morning, 
Changes with the School Committee -
Some Wednesday programming notes -
  • Between 9 am - 10 am, Ryan will be on The Rhode Show on WPRI 12 recapping Newport Folk Festival, chatting about Newport Bridgefest, and looking ahead at Newport Jazz Festival.
  • From 12 pm to 2 pm, you can catch me on The Open Forum and What’s Up Newp Radio Edition on WADK 1540AM.
Join us on Thursday -
  • Greg Abate, who is listed in Downbeat Magazine’s latest critics poll as among jazz music’s top rising stars, brings his uptown jazz quintet for a high powered night of music at the Newport Playhouse on Thursday. Tix & More Info

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Recent Local Obituaries
  • Today - A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 am. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight -
  • Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 15 mph.
  • Today -Se winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A slight chance of showers. Isolated tstms. Some tstms may produce heavy rainfall this morning.
  • Tonight - SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 71.1°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • The sun rose in Newport at 5:41 am and sunset will be at 8:01 pm. The first low tide was at 4:42 am and the next low tide will be at 4:56 pm. The first high tide will be at 11:32 am and the next high tide at 11:47 pm.
  • Today we have 14 hours and 20 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:51 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waning Gibbous. Moon age is 18 days, lighting is 85%.
Cruise Ship Schedule For Today
  1. None
Things To Do
Today's Newport Bridgefest Schedule
  • Presenter: Trinity Memorial Church Inc.
  • Venue: Trinity Memorial Church
  • Music, Movement, and More featuring Christopher Kavi Carbone
  • 10:00 -11:00 am
  • FREE (Family event)
  • 401-846-0660 |

  • Presenter: Aquidneck Growers’ Market
  • Venue: Aquidneck Growers’ Market
  • Music from The Newport String Project
  • 2:00 – 6:00 pm
  • FREE
  • 401-256-6627 |

  • Presenter: Friends of the Waterfront and City of Newport
  • Venue: King Park Gazebo at Wellington Avenue
  • Alan Bernstein Jazz with Alan Bernstein (Bass) Nicolas King (Vocalist), Mike Renzi (Piano) and Mike Coffey (Drums)
  • 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • FREE
  • 401-845-5800 |

  • Presenter: Newport Festivals Foundation
  • Venue: Fort Adams State Park
  • Local Bridges: A Celebration of Rhode Island’s Music Community featuring Girls Rock! RI and The Copacetics and Special Guests
  • 6:00 – 8:00 pm (Gate opens at 5:30 pm)
  • FREE
  • 401-848-5055 |

  • Presenter: Bowen’s Wharf Co.
  • Venue: Bowen’s Wharf Pilot House
  • Busking at Bowen’s featuring Aidan Keating (Guitar, Vocals)
  • 6:00 – 9:00 pm
  • FREE
  • 401-849-3478 |

  • Presenter: Jane Pickens Theater and Event Company
  • Venue: Jane Pickens Theater
  • Captain Blood Party with Live Music from The Little Compton Band
  • 6:30 pm – Live music with The Little Compton Band
  • 7:30 pm – Screening of the classic pirate film, Captain Blood
  • $12.00
  • 401-855-8695 |

  • Presenter: Jo’s American Bistro
  • Venue: Jo’s Bistro
  • An Evening of Jazz featuring Joanne Rodino (Vocals), John Monllos(Guitar), Steve Johnson (Bass) and Stefan Griffin (Drums)
  • 7:00 – 10:00 pm
  • FREE
  • 401-862-0362 |
Have a great day, we’ll see you out there! 
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