Oct 142018
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, David abandons us to try to make his rent at his day job. So Leslie soldiers on alone welcoming, first, visiting UVA Drama Deparment director and Charlottesville native Amanda McRaven. Amanda is back in town to direct UVA’s production of The Wolves. Amanda talks about the play, about her process, about why it’s important to her and important to us. Then, friend of the show Ty Cooper gets back on the mic. He has an upcoming Documentary Filmmaking Workshop at Piedmont Virginia Community College. We talk with Ty about some of the challenges you can run into in documentary filmmaking and about how he intends to teach you to handle them. It’s two different artists talking about the importance of telling important stories on 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.

Oct 132018
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Lara Harrison, organizer, Hate-Free Schools Coalition, on their efforts to eliminate hate symbols from public school; and John D’earth, Prof. at UVA’s McIntire Dept. of Music & Dir. of Jazz Performance, legendary composer, arranger, musician, on why his approach to life mirrors his approach to jazz.

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.

Oct 102018
 

Richard DeMong

Can we count on Social Security? Did Baby Boomers save enough?  What about Gen X and the Millennials? What is the future of 401(k)s, IRAs, mRAs? Will retirees have sufficient funds for health care and nursing home care? Are there any solutions other than working until you drop? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in this interesting podcast.

Rich DeMong is the University of Virginia’s Virginia Bankers Association Professor Emeritus after teaching investments and corporate finance at the McIntire School of Commerce for 37 years. He has a PhD from the University of Colorado, an MBA from William & Mary, and a BA in Political Science from California State University at Long Beach. He has authored or coauthored many research papers, books and monographs on investment and finance topics.

In addition to having retired from UVa, Rich retired from the United States Air Force as a colonel. He flew C-130s in Viet Nam and was awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross and many other medals and ribbons.

Rich has a CFA charter and has taught investment, 401(k), and retirement seminars in the U.S., Switzerland, Germany, Japan, Thailand, Kazakhstan, and the U.K.

Rich is the president of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia and is on the board of The Center, Charlottesville Committee on Foreign Relations, Innisfree, and the University of Virginia Physicians

Mr. DeMong spoke at the Wednesday October 10, 2018 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at the Senior Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by SSV board member Bob McGrath.

Oct 072018
 

Leslie Cockburn

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with 5th District Congressional candidate Leslie Cockburn about her run for the House of Representatives. Topics include: Removing the door of the Congressional office and Medicare for all.

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

Oct 072018
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, Leslie and David welcome back one of the show’s favorite guests Sam Gray. This time, Sam has co-founded the Feminist Union of C’ville Creatives, who have just had their premiere joint show at CitySpace. Sam talks about the founding of the F.U.C.C. and their show. One hour of Sam Gray gets you through your whole day. You can find her at 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.

Sep 302018
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with the Executive Director of James Monroe’s Highland, Sara Bon-Harper, about this historic setting. Topics include: The 2016 archaeological work which uncovered the remains from the 1799 main house, and the 5th president’s use of slaves on the estate.

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

Sep 302018
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, Leslie talks to Geri Schirmer and Bob Button from Live Arts Theater. Bob is a producer and Geri is one of three dramaturgs working on their upcoming musical Ragtime. It’s them for the whole hour on today’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.

Sep 292018
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Justin G. Reid, Director of African American Programs, Virginia Humanities, on how documenting and confronting our racist past helps advance us forward; and Priscilla Mendenhall, equity activist, Cville-area Immigrant Resource and Advocacy Coalition, on advocating for immigrants’ rights in the face of an increasingly brazen ICE.

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.

Sep 232018
 

Dr. Nathan Fountain

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Dr. Nathan Fountain, Professor of Neurology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, about epilepsy and cannabidiol oils. Topics include: Stereotyping epilepsy and medical devices to assist people with the disease.

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

Sep 232018
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, David and Leslie go from Gown to Town. Frist Prof. Esther Poveda, Prof. Alicia Lopez-Opere, and Prof. Lilian Feitosa from UVA’s Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese come to talk about the SIP Filmfest 2018: Contemporary Women’s Visions from Spain, Italy, and Latin America. This is the second annual SIP film festival, and we talk to the professors about the challenges in putting the festival together and what they hope to accomplish with it for their students and for the community. Next, musician Nathanial Star](https://www.jmrl.org/) jonis us for the first time. After years away from music, he’s back and performing with his group Kinfolk. Nathanial talks about what music means to him in anticipation of their concert at Front Porch Roots Music School. It’s all on today’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.

Sep 222018
 

Virginia’s 5th District candidate Leslie Cockburn.

Hosts Jeff Lenert and Bob McAdams talk with Democratic candidate Leslie Cockburn about her run for Virginia’s 5th district. Topics include:

  • Making voting more accessible to all Americans.
  • Income disparity in America.
  • Institutional racism.
  • Prison reform.
  • Gun control reform.
  • Checking the President’s authority to declare war.
  • Healthcare as a right.
  • Protecting Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
  • Medicare for all.
  • The power of collective bargaining.
  • Student aid and debt.
  • Renewable energy.
  • Returning to the Paris Accord.
  • The Atlantic coast pipeline and the Union Hill compressor station.
  • Treating immigrants with respect.
  • Infrastructure repair in America.
  • Bringing Internet broadband to all of the 5th district.
  • Protecting the rights of women.
  • Financial reform and the national debt.
  • Restoring public trust in government.
  • Campaign finance reform.
  • Protecting the first amendment and the free press.
  • Respecting the Constitution of the United States of America.
  • The impeachment process.
  • Removing the door on the congressional office.
  • How to volunteer with the Cockburn campaign.

A 94.7 WPVC the special presentation.

Sep 222018
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Aran Shetterly, narrative historian, editor, VA Humanities Fellow and author of The Americano, on his pursuit of cold cases in history thru the lens of strong characters, fast-paced plots and extensive research; and Jaewar, activist, musician, engineer, producer, front man for Vibe Riot, director of Vibe Fest, on using music as an agent of positive change.

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.