Mar 032019
 

Emily Hays (Photo courtesy Charlottesville Tomorrow)

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Charlottesville Tomorrow journalist Emily Hays about land use and affordable living. Topics include: Candidates for Charlottesville City Council and Albemarle County Board of Supervisors election in November and Pockets of Poverty. Also, addressing segregation in the city and county.

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

Mar 032019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, David and Leslie do a music double dip. First Edward Warwick-White from Four County Players returns to the show. This time he’s here as the director of Four County’s next musical, Hello, Dolly!. We talk to Edward about the need to bring a big show to the stage with small resources and how to communicate story components in the show that are easily missed. Next, Galen Curry from The Currys comes on the show for the first time. The Curry’s latest CD is This Side of Glass, out now. We talk to Galen about where and how the this album was made and about what makes it different from their previous two albums. The weather outside is frightful, but the artists are so delightful 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.

Mar 022019
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Brian Noyes, proprietor, baker-in-chief of Red Truck Bakery, about his nationally-recognized, rural VA sweet spot and its new cookbook; and Adam Nemett, award-winning writer, co-founder MIMA Music, creative dir. History Factory, filmmaker, on his debut novel We Can Save Us All — modern day superheroes battling the collapse of civilization.

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 242019
 

Lori Haas

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with Lori Haas from The Education Fund to Stop Gun Violence and The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence about gun laws in Virginia. Topics include: Extreme risk protection laws and stronger requirements for concealed weapon carry.

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 242019
 

Home Grown: Your Show about Local Art

Today on Home Grown, Clinton is on his own, holding down the fort with two fascinating sets of guests. First the Accessible Music Project’s co-founder, director, and board president Greg Morgoglione visits the show for the first time. The AMP works to bring music to the “access-limited” population — people in hospitals, assisted living communities, and nursing homes. Clinton talks with Greg about the preconceptions of playing to those communities versus the reality, about how both artist and audience benefit, and about how his organization challenges our very assumptions of where art is done and who gets to have access to it. Next, our month-long focus on the McGuffey Art Center’s Black History Month exhibit comes to an end. Our final in-studio artist is Michael E. Williams. Williams works in oil paint, painting vibrant scenes of Black Charlottesville, many of which are disappearing. We talk to Mike about his approach to his subject matter and about his use of color. Finally, we round out the month with organizer Bob Anderson shouting out two absent artists in the show — deceased McGuffey member Liz Cherry Jones, who has a retrospective in the exhibit and Charlottesvillian-turned-Californian Rose Hill, who boldy takes racist images (a la and including Little Black Sambo) and makes them a part of her art. She also started the Inmate Art Program at the Albemarle Regional Jail, which current runner Daniel O’Niell talks about. Today we end up looking at a lot of preconceptions people attach to art 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 232019
 

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Shilpa Dave PhD, Asst. Dean, UVA College of Arts & Sciences, Asst. Prof. of Media Studies and American Studies, on how pop culture’s ethnic representations keep shifting in an interconnected world; and Cathy Barrow, award-winning author, cooking teacher and food preservation expert, on why pie is an endlessly fruitful endeavor, even when it’s savory.

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 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 132019
 

Sunshine Mathon (left) and Stacy Pethia speaking at The Center in Charlottesville.

What are the roles of the City and County in the growth of affordable housing? Does location matter? “Rural vs. Urban” or “Rural plus Urban?” What can they do to help. Find out in this interesting podcast.

In December Stacy Pethia became the principal planner for Housing for Albemarle County. Previously she coordinated Housing Programs in the City and managed Charlottesville’s Affordable Housing Fund. Stacy has a PhD in Urban Regeneration Policy from the University of Birmingham and a BA in Sociology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Sunshine Mathon became executive director of the Piedmont Housing Alliance in 2017. The mission of Piedmont Housing Alliance is to create affordable housing opportunities and foster community through education, lending, and equitable development. Prior to that Sunshine served as the director of real estate development for Foundation Communities in Austin, Texas. Sunshine has a Master of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and a BS in Physics from Bates College.

Stacy Pethia and Sunshine Mathon spoke at the Wednesday February 13, 2019 meeting of the Senior Statesmen of Virginia. The meeting was held at The Center in Charlottesville. Following the presentation, questions were taken from the audience. The program was moderated by SSV board member Peppy Linden.

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.