Feb 172019
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Research and Policy Analyst at the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, Shonel Sen, about her various articles on youth, family and employment. Topics include: Virginia’s disconnected youth and why women are having children later in life.

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

Feb 172019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, David and Leslie are back with two more groups of artists. First, Geri Schirmer returns to the show. She’s talked before about the project that she’s had years experience with, the teen relationship assault and abuse play, I Never Saw It Coming. It’s about to start a series of performances with a show at Live Arts Theatre. With Geri is director Denise Stewart and teen actor Sophia Colby. They talk about the issue of assault and abuse in teen relationships and what it’s been like to work on a play that dramatizes and addresses these issues. Next, our month-long focus on the McGuffey Art Center’s Black History Month exhibit continues with artists JaeJae Johnson and Anthony Scott. Anthony and JaeJae are both portrait artists. They talk about their influences and what is compelling about capturing the human face. It’s art for the public and art for the personal 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.

Feb 162019
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Charles Shields, award-winning, best-selling biographer of mid-century novelists, on his writing process and his noteworthy subjects– Harper Lee, Kurt Vonnegut and John Williams; and Heath Hardage Lee, historian, curator and award-winning, critically-acclaimed author whose most recent work The League of Wives — the untold story of women’s relentless efforts to bring their Vietnam MIA and POW husbands home– has been optioned for release as a major motion picture by Reese Witherspoon’s production company.

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.

Feb 102019
 

Rick Britton

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call producer Dan Gould talks with local historian Rick Britton about the history behind Charlottesville’s Civil War statues. Topics include: The dual nature of the legacy of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, and a look at the Jim Crow south during the time the statues were dedicated.

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

Feb 102019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, David and Leslie find themselves with two more great guests. First, cellist Wes Swing visits the show for the first time. Coming from a classical background, Swing has also put time into developing his improvisational skills. Today, Wes takes all of that into playing with live looping. In fact, Wes will be teaching a Live Looping Workshop at the Front Porch Roots Music School this coming week. We talk to him about looping, what it’s like to work with it and how it shapes his music. Next, our look at the Black History Month exhibits at McGuffey Art Center continues with two of their featured artists. Dena Jennings is a doctor and lover of science who makes and plays gourd based banjos. Dr. Jennings talks about the various ways she connects to her works — aestheticly, intellectually, and culturally, to name a few. Bolanle Adeboye is an artist whose current installation of found fabric at McGuffey marks a move for her from the representative to the abstract. Warm up that coffee and kick up your feet. The art is on deck 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.

Feb 092019
 

One Forest is where children and adults learn to connect or re-connect with the forest and nature in general.

Each week To Your Health hosts M.C. Blair talks to local growers and food producers. Join him on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville every Saturday from 11 a.m. to Noon.

Feb 032019
 

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with realtor Jim Duncan and mortgage broker Matt Hodges about the Charlottesville housing market. Topics include: The effect of the federal shutdown on home ownership and preparing for this spring’s real estate market.

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

Feb 032019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, David and Leslie welcome two pairs of artists who are furthering the conversation about, the consideration of, and the representation by African Americans in Charlottesville. First, playwright Peter Gunter and actor Jim Winton visit the show to talk about Peter’s play The Crying Tree. For 12 years, Peter’s been crafting this work about the unholy rat king that is racial explotation and American politics, until — after having it just not come together — he finally put it away. He talks about what moved him to take it “off the shelf” and get it to where it is now — going up at the Charlottesville Playwrights Collective in its first full production. Next, McGuffey Art Center artist Bob Anderson returns to the show but not for his own work. As with many artists, the Unite the Right Invasion motivated him to do something to counter the tide of hate that washed up on our shores like a medical waste wave onto a New Jersey beach. He started then working on a McGuffey celebration of Black History Month that showcased local African American artists, and after a year and half, we’re here. Bob talks about this month’s artists and events and is joined by one of the artists, Darrell Rose. Let the Right unite, we always bet on Black (and Brown and Tan and Red and Yellow and Pink Triangled and Opressed White and anyone else feeling the boot of the metaphorical family in the Big House who’re getting fat on other people’s labor and suffering 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.

Feb 022019
 

Microfarming is sustainable, healthy, and relatively inexpensive when factoring in no to low waste and the freshness and nutrient dense properties of the produce grown. To Your Health host M.C. Blair talks with Alexander Olesen about how Babylon Micro Farms can be a valuable piece in the food security model.

Each week To Your Health hosts M.C. Blair talks to local growers and food producers. Join him on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville every Saturday from 11 a.m. to Noon.

Feb 022019
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Claudrena Harold PhD, Prof., Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American & African Studies and Corcoran Dept. of History, about black activism on campus, its efforts in the courts and its expression in our culture; and Jahan Ramazani PhD, UVA Prof., Edgar F. Shannon Prof. of English, on imagining our way into the experience of other cultures thru the transnational riches embedded in language.

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.

Jan 272019
 

Jordy Yager

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with freelance journalist Jordy Yager about the redevelopment of the Friendship Court apartment complex in 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.

Jan 272019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, David and Leslie welcome two guests to the show for the first time. First we’re pleased to talk to Jane Fellows from the Fiber and Stitch Art Collective — an organization of Central Virginia artists who support and discuss the developement of quilting as an art form. Jane talks about how making quilts to be art differs from artfully making quilts to be on your bed. She also talks about the collective’s upcoming show, Metamophosis and Transformation at New Dominion Bookshop. Next UVA Drama grad student Priyanka Shetty sits behind the mic to talk about her one-person show, The Elephant in the Room, about her transition from living in India to living in America. Find something new in the familar and something familiar in the new 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.