Celebrate your Christmas in style with WaterFire and friends.
Bronwyn is joined today by RI Natives Brianna Tutalo, event coordinator at Providence Investment Management, and Patty Jeffrey, blogger of PattyJ.com, are joining us to talk about the Very Special Christmas WaterFire on Dec 19th, what to see and do in RI this Christmas and some of their favorite holiday traditions.
Celebrating the Holidays with The Providence Rescue Mission and Edible Rhody Magazine.
Bronwyn is joined today by her co-host WaterFire’s artistic executive director Barnaby Evans. In the first half of the program Bronwyn and Barnaby have a conversation with Sean Carew – Executive Director of the Providence Rescue Mission and partner with WaterFire for the Very Special Christmas Waterfire to Benefit the Providence Rescue Mission on December 19th!
Documenting WaterFire and the New England Bridge Conference comes to Providence.
Bronwyn is joined today her co-host WaterFire’s artistic executive director Barnaby Evans. In the first half of the program Bronwyn and Barnaby have a conversation with Joe Rocco a local documentary film maker, TV host and 4 time Emmy Award winner. Joe and his production company RocJo Productions helped us to produce the WaterFire documentary WaterFire: Art and Soul of a City and had previously produced When the Reds Ruled the Roost, the story of a love affair between the once extremely popular Rhode Island Reds hockey club and their passionate fans.
In the first half of the Bronwyn’s guest will be Major General Reginald Centracchio, Adjutant General of the State of Rhode Island and the retired commanding general of the Rhode Island National Guard. MG Centracchio was also a member of the Executive Committee for the 2014 WaterFire Salute to Veterans.
Our first guest on the show is Deborah Gist, the RI Commissioner of Education. On September 27th WaterFire Providence will be presenting our annual Salute to Rhode Island Educators, this event is presented in coordination with the Rhode Island Department of Education. The Salute to Educators will feature the Innovation in Education: A Showcase of Success in RI, on the Washington Street Bridge, highlighting local educational institutions and programs that are producing positive outcomes for students of all levels through innovation and leadership.
A Celebration of Chinese culture at WaterFire and Supporting the arts through preservation.
Our guest the first portion of the show was Dr. Hong Yang, Bryant University’s vice president for international affairs and director of Bryant’s U.S.-China and Confucius Institute. The Confucius Institute will be presenting a showcase of Chinese culture at the WaterFire lighting on September 27th, 2014.
WaterFire’s up and down relationship with the tides and Eric Tayler from Bottles Fine Wine chats about the benefits of supporting WaterFire.
Our guest the first portion of the show will be David Dobrzynski who was the river leader at our August 23rd Clear Currents: Paddle WaterFire event. David will discussing the success of the event and talking the importance of activating Providence’s rivers for recreational and artistic use.
The WaterFire Providence Volunteer Experience & Making Pretend with Ten31 Productions
Barnaby and Bronwyn will be joined in the studio by Eric Auger and Joe Pari, the creative duo behind the masks at Ten31 Productions. Ten31’s gargoyles and other lively characters have been enthralling crowds at WaterFire for many years and even claim to have been born at WaterFire. Eric and Joe will be discussing the creative process behind their mysterious creations and highlighting their upcoming event, MYSTERIUM The Eternal Masquerade, being held on October 31st at the Providence Public Library.
Our theme today is Changing Lives and we are pleased to have three guests who have been doing just that, and who have been partners with us at WaterFire. All of our guests are involved in exemplary programs to change the lives of young people in innovative and important ways…
Celebrating 150 years of the Providence Police Department with the return of the WaterFire Ballroom and lighting up the night with National Grid.
Bronwyn and Barnaby are joined by Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements, Marisa Albanese from National Grid, and band leader Roger Ceresi from Roger Ceresi’s All Starz! The WaterFire Providence lighting on August 9th, sponsored by National Grid, was special for two reasons: first was celebrating the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the Providence Police Department and second it marked the return of the WaterFire Ballroom for the first time since 2012.