May 192019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, David and Leslie spend time with artists who tread different paths through classical music while trying to make the work more accessible than it traditionally has been. First we welcome to the show David McCormick, Artistic Director of the Early Music Access Project and the Executive Director of The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival. McCormick talks about both groups (and about Alkemie, his New York City based medieval music group), about different baroque instruments, about making the old new, but mostly about the Access Project’s upcoming production, Murder in Messina. Next, Miriam Gordon-Stewart and Brenda Patterson from Victory Hall Opera return to the show. They talk about their upcoming show Sally on West Main, a multi-media opera at the Music Resource Center inspired by a little known period in Sally Hemings’ life when she left Monticello and lived on West Main Street. It’s a fascinating piece that leads us into discussions of artistic inspiration and cultural representation in the arts. Two artists working to make their art accessible and we’re working to make them accessible to you here 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.

May 182019
 

Amy Laufer

Hosts Jeff Lenert and Bob McAdams talk with Democratic candidate Amy Laufer about her run for Virginia State Senate.

A 94.7 WPVC special presentation.

May 122019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, Leslie gets to lean on both her theater and music sides with two groups of guests. First, A.D. Carson and John Conover talk about Live Arts Theatre’s upcoming production of The Royale, for which they are, respectively, the sound designer and dramaturg. John talks about the subject of The Royale — turn of the century heavyweight prizefighter Jack Johnson and his championship fight with Jim Jeffries — and A.D. talks about the original music that he has designed for the production. Next, Emily Julia Kresky returns to the show with bandmates Niko Cvetanovich and Sean Bracken. Together, they are the core of Dropping Julia. Leslie talks to them about their insane work ethic and schedule, about their upcoming CD, Wake Up, and about what it’s like being a new band. We try to take you behind the scenes of people who are making the scene here 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.

May 112019
 

Ben Hixon

Hosts Jeff Lenert and Bob McAdams talk with Democratic candidate Ben Hixon about his run for Virginia State Senate.

A 94.7 WPVC special presentation.

May 112019
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Susan Elliott, Cville Climate Protection Program Manager, Div. of Environmental Sustainability, on the city’s multi-pronged plan to tackle greenhouse gas emissions; and Eduardo Montes-Bradley, award-winning documentary filmmaker, photographer, author, on illuminating people and places with his signature provocative pov.

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.

May 052019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, It’s an entire show dedicated to two poets — the first place runner-up and the winner of the 2019 Jefferson-Madison Regional Library / WriterHouse Adult Poetry Contest. First, Clay Moldenhauer reads his poem “Make Fire”, then winner Ronald Berube reads from his poem “A Differential Calculus of My Feelings”. We talk to both Clay and Ronald about these individual pieces as well as about their thoughts on poetry, in general. Are their poems meant to be heard? Read? Both? What’s the role of the reader? How do they attack wrting poems? This Sunday we increase the piece (See what we did there?) 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.

May 042019
 

Sally Hudson

Hosts Jeff Lenert and Bob McAdams talk with Democratic candidate Sally Hudson about her run for Virginia’s 57th District.

A 94.7 WPVC special presentation.

May 042019
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Lauren Mims PhD, Developmental Scientist, former Asst. Dir. of the W.H. Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, on school reforms and strategies that close opportunity gaps for Black youth; and Kate Buford, founding partner of Biography by Design, award-winning author, radio commentator, on why everyone’s life story is a rich, compelling read.

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.

Apr 282019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, Leslie leaves us behind leaving David to get behind the mic with two guests. First, he talks to rapper King Gemini. A Charlottesville native, he’s just back in town from living in California and he’s taking the first steps towards getting a music career on track. David talks to KG about beginnings and we listen to his first single. Next Ty Cooper returns to the show. After years of documentary filmmaking, he’s attempting his first narrative film project. David and Ty talk about his conception for the work, the need to be cruel in writing, and about some of the ins and outs of filming your work. Every piece of art has a moment when it starts, and we’re here to talk about those moments just as we talk about finished pieces 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.

Apr 272019
 

Kathy Galvin

Hosts Jeff Lenert and Bob McAdams talk with Democratic candidate Kathy Galvin about her run for Virginia’s 57th District.

A 94.7 WPVC special presentation.

Apr 272019
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Sierra Gladfelter, Interim Project Manager, UVA Institute for Engagement & Negotiation, VA Chapter Development Associate, Sierra Club, geographer, writer, researcher, on climate-exacerbated water scarcity and the ways in which communities are creatively adapting to these changes.

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.

Apr 212019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, it’s Leslie and David and one set of guests for one whole show. FellowMan and Remy St. Claire return! They were here when they started it. They were here when they brought it back. Now, it’s year three, and it’s still going strong — 2019 Nine Pillars Cultural Hip Hop Fest!!! We talk about what and who’s the same and what and who’s different this year. We also talk about anything else that comes into our heads: community representation; financial support of artists, and the question of “the Charlottesville Sound.” Local art makes the community, shakes the community, sometimes even rakes the community, but it only ever builds and never breaks the community, and you can hear about it here 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.