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June 24, 2017

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VIDEO: A Conversation with John Florez, Candidate for Senate District 13 (Newport, Jamestown)

Who to vote for in the upcoming primary and special election? That’s a question many of you may have, especially if you are a Democrat. I met up with John Florez, one of the four Democratic candidates, on Friday at his office on Bellevue Avenue to discuss his campaign, his priorities if elected, his thoughts on

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival (Part 3)

An amazing bass player, band leader and composer, Christian McBride, the Newport Jazz Festival’s new artistic director, brings profound respect for the festival, and a keen sense of those who should be playing at it. He’s also not afraid to showcase young talent. “Some of it you just get excited by something that you hear,

OneJet Announces Nonstop Services from Pittsburgh to Providence will Debut on August 23rd

OneJet announced today two new routes from Pittsburgh International, with twice daily nonstop service debuting to Nashville beginning July 12th and service to Providence beginning August 23rd. The service to Providence is subject to customary Department of Transportation approval. “Nashville and Providence were two of our most highly demanded destinations from the Pittsburgh community.  In

A Conversation with Christian McBride, Artistic Director of Newport Jazz Festival (Part 2)

George Wein calls it artistry – that something special that sets musicians apart – that ingredient that Wein would look for when booking an act for the Newport Jazz Festival. Now it’s Christian McBride who is in search of that artistry, finding a balance, “the best of every branch of the tree of jazz.” Artistry,

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