Spogga Hash & Paul “PK” Kochanek

Fire Spinner Spogga Hash & Behind the scenes with Paul “PK” Kochanek

Fire spinner, musician, and great friend of WaterFire Providence Spogga Hash was in the studio. Bronwyn and Barnaby we also joined by WaterFire Providence’s Director of Operations Paul “PK” Kochanek as he took listeners behind the scenes of all of the planning that goes into each WaterFire event. Join hosts Bronwyn Dannenfelser and Barnaby Evans for a lively discussion on special events coming up for our August lightings on the 9th and 23rd.

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C is for Cure

A WaterFire Lighting for
RI Defeats Hep C

With guests Dr. Lynn E. Taylor MB from RI Defeats Hep C and from Festival Ballet Providence: Mihailo Djuric, Artist Director and Dylan Giles, Marketing Director. Get more information about Festival Ballet’s The C Project performance.

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150 Years of Providence Police History and Celebrating French Culture in RI

Bronwyn Dannenfelser and Barnaby Evans spoke with Providence Police Chief, Hugh T. Clements and Bob Burke, owner of the Pot au Feu restaurant and creator of the Providence Independence Trail.

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Music and Cranes

Stories about Fidelity’s Origami Cranes and Master Musician Sidy Maïga

Host Bronwyn Dannenfelser was joined by co-host Barnaby Evans and they has the opportunity to speake with WaterFire Providence board member and VP Public Affairs at Fidelity Investments, John Muggeridge. John discussed  WaterFire Providence’s and Fidelity’s tradition of folding origami cranes.

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Communication With and Without Words

Mimes, Dogs, Theatre and WaterFire

Episode 2 – Communication With and Without Words – With guests: Michael Grando, WaterFire’s Phantom  Boatman; Massachusetts State Trooper Christopher Cascia; and Brian Mertes, director of A Lie of  the Mind at Trinity Rep.

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RI Leads with Innovation

From the Gaspee Incident to Excellence in Business and Hospitality

Episode 1 – RI Leads with Innovation – With Guests: Dr. Mark Higgins, dean of the URI College of Business, Derek Brazeau, Private Dining Manager at Ruth’s Chris Steak House; and John McNiff & John Concannon, Gaspee Project Great Debate reenactors.

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About the WaterFire Ignites RI Radio Show

Tune in to the WaterFire Ignites Rhode Island Radio Show on WPRV AM790 Thursdays, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.

This weekly program is hosted by Bronwyn Dannenfelser, Director of Resource Development at WaterFire Providence, giving listeners a behind the scenes look at the award winning art installation, its local and national community partners, collaborators and artists.

The show also explores art as business and highlights many of the other creative initiatives and events taking place in Providence and Rhode Island. Listeners also get a sneak peak of events to come each week before WaterFire Providence’s full lightings.

Underwritten by National Grid

National Grid

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