Wake-Up Call: A Look Back at 2021

This week on the Sunday Morning Wake-up Call, producer Dan Gould takes a look back at three stories we ran in 2021. First from March, Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talked with University of Virginia Magazine Journalist Ed Miller, and Speaker and Author, Ron Culberson, about The Story and Tales of the UVA Pep Band.

Next you’ll hear portions of our September interview with University of Virginia Professors Andrea Press and Fiona Greenland as they discuss 50th Anniversaries Throughout US Culture.

And finally will take another listen to our June interview with University of Virginia Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor, Shilpa Davi, about Learning from the Muppets and the role that The Muppets have played in modern culture.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.

Apropos Of Something: Miss Representation In Media & Arming Students With Purpose

Apropos Of Something hosts Ellen Daniels and Nancy Laurence talk with Andrea Press PhD, William R. Kenan, Jr. Prof. of Media Studies and Sociology, writer, feminist, on the media’s effect on gender and class; and Eric Irizarry PhD, Principal, Charlottesville High School, on the impact of gun violence on students’ daily life and school operations.

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.

Straight Talk: Andrea Press

Dr. Andrea Press

This week Straight Talk host Andri Hakes talks with UVA Professor of Media Studies Dr. Andrea Press about stars and Star Wars. Dr. Press talks about the intersection of media and gender in the cultural consciousness, how social media has changed the game, and how the trans movement is challenging the very notion of gender itself.

Straight Talk is heard on WPVC 94.7 Saturday mornings at 10:00 a.m.The station is looking for volunteers. Apply here if you are interested in working with the station.