Aug 142017
 

Coy Barefoot

Local historian and broadcaster Coy Barefoot, Rick Sincere, Jackson Landers and WPVC co-founder Jeff Lenert discuss the events of the August 12, 2017 Alt-right rally in Charlottesville.

Inside Charlottesville is heard on WPVC 94.7 Monday afternoons from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Aug 132017
 

Dr. Pam Moran

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Sean McCord talks with Dr. Pamela Moran, Albemarle County Public Schools Superintendent; Dr. Nick Smith, head of Albemarle School’s new SEAD initiative; and Zadie Electra Lacy, a Monticello High School senior. We pause to take a moment to check in and make sure everyone is safe after the events of August 12, 2017, then discuss equity and access in the schools.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 132017
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

It’s a very different Home Grown this week.The morning after the neo-Nazi, new US fascist, jingo nationalist, post-Confederate, white supremacist riots yesterday, your hosts David Vaughn Straughn and Leslie M. Scott-Jones join with Jenna Hochman and Professor Lisa Woolfork to tell their stories of having been on the ground yesterday. It’s not a very artistic talk, but as maybe the first media show afterwards, we had to give voice to what went down. That’s this week’s Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art.

Home Grown is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Aug 092017
 

Candidates for Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax (D) and Jill Holtzman (R) discuss issues facing Virginians in the 2017 election.

Justin Fairfax (D) (Left) and Jill Holtzman (R) speaking at The V. Earl Dickinson Building.
Justin Fairfax (D) was raised by a single mother and her parents. He is a graduate of DeMatha Catholic High School, Duke University and Columbia Law School, where he was a member of the Columbia Law Review. He later served as a federal prosecutor in Virginia. He currently practices with the Tysons Corner office of the law firm Venable LLP where he focuses on white-collar criminal-defense matters and complex civil litigation.
Senator Jill Holtzman Vogel (R) is serving her third term in the Virginia Senate. She is a graduate of the College of William & Mary and DePaul University School of Law. She is a senior partner in Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC, a firm that specializes in election and ethics laws. In the Virginia Senate she chairs the Privileges & Elections Committee and is a member of numerous other committees and subcommittees, including the Senate’s “money” (taxation and spending) committee, Senate Finance.
The forum was moderated by Bob Gibson. Mr. Gibson is a long-time political writer, columnist and editor at The Charlottesville Daily Progress. He is now with the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

The candidates spoke at the Wednesday August 9, 2017 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the V. Earl Dickinson Building and in conjunction with  Piedmont Virginia Community College. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience.

Aug 062017
 

J. Lloyd Snook, III

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Dan Gould talks with local attorney Lloyd Snook about the first amendment and other legal implications of our how our community should respond to the August 12 invasion of “alt-right” White Nationalists. Lloyd has been posting about this questions on his blog. Joining us for part of the conversation will be David Straughn of Black Lives Matter Charlottesville.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Aug 062017
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

On today’s Home Grown, Clinton and Leslie welcome back Jaewar from Vibe Riot, and they talk about breaking music genres. Next, they talk to Scott Dunn from Live Arts’ Playwrights Lab to talk about their upcoming collection of new plays, Locally Sourced. It’s musicians defying boundaries and playwrights helping each other produce all on this week’s Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art.

Home Grown is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 10 AM to 11 AM.

Aug 052017
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Louis Nelson Ph.D., Associate Provost for Academic Outreach and Professor of Architectural History, on uncovering our slave past, honoring their contributions and righting historical reality; and Seth Wispelwey, Directing Minister at Restoration Village Arts, on the importance of supporting socially-minded artists in their efforts for justice and peace.

Apropos Of Something seeks out guests who are passionate about the arts, politics and society at-large. Co-hosts Ellen Daniels in Charlottesville and Nancy Laurence in New York City chat with experts, activists, and the most interesting people they can find. We guarantee every show will be Apropos Of Something.

Join Ellen and Nancy on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, every Saturday from 10-11 a.m.

Jul 302017
 

John Whitehead

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Rutherford Institute attorney John Whitehead about the importance of free speech in modern society and how Americans must defend it or risk losing it. Topics include: A review of the police action during the July 8th KKK rally in Charlottesville and how police forfeiture practices hurt low income families. Also, Whitehead’s newest book Battlefield America: The War On The American People is discussed.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Jul 302017
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

On today’s Home Grown, Clinton and Leslie have a layered talk about the power of non-realistic, expressionist art with American Expressionist Adam Disbrow. He’s got a new show, A Portrait of Beauty, opening 08/04/17 at the Music Resource Center. Then it’s way too little time as one of Home Grown’s favorite guests, guitarist Greg Brown returns to play some tunes and talk about his new Blues CD Just Tell Me Why. It’s another show where we could’ve gone the whole hour with either guest. That’s Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art.

Home Grown is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 10 AM to 11 AM.

Jul 292017
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Christine Mahoney Ph.D., Professor of Public Policy and Politics & Founder of the Alight Fund, on investing in refugees to affect positive change; and Phil Jason, a grad student in UVA’s Creative Writing Program and recent winner of the prestigious Henfield Prize, whose unique personal story empowered him to publish not perish.

Apropos Of Something seeks out guests who are passionate about the arts, politics and society at-large. Co-hosts Ellen Daniels in Charlottesville and Nancy Laurence in New York City chat with experts, activists, and the most interesting people they can find. We guarantee every show will be Apropos Of Something.

Join Ellen and Nancy on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, every Saturday from 10-11 a.m.

Jul 232017
 

Alexandra Meador

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Augusta County Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, Alexandra Meador about child sex abuse and trafficking. Topics Include: How to reduce the chance that your own children will be exposed to sex abuse and what to do if you suspect child abuse in your family. Also, the process for prosecuting child sex abuse offenders.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.