As Virginia Insight continues it's hiatus, WMRA is debuting a new program Thursdays at 3pm. Big Picture Science begin's this Thursday and will continue until Virginia Insight's return.
The edge of the Marcellus shale formation, a lucrative source of natural gas from fracking in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, extends into the very western edge of Virginia.
On Saturday, community members and students from all four colleges in the Harrisonburg area will gather in Bridgewater to participate in the fourth annual Walk for Hope.
Is there Hope for Hunger and Homelessness in Harrisonburg? City councilman Kai Degner certainly thinks so.
Three alumni of the Heifetz International Music Institute are on tour this week in the Shenandoah Valley.
There's a relatively new way for people to meet face-to-face, and these Meetups are fostered online and are beginning to crop up all over Central and Western Virginia.
Starry Nights is a week-long series of events designed to raise awareness about light pollution and the steps we can take to end it in our community.
WMRA's Matt Bingay spoke with Paul Bogard, one of the event organizers, about our modern day problems with light pollution and the solutions our communities might embrace.
On this edition of The Spark, Martha Woodroof sits down for a chat with Lulu Miller. Lulu lives half her life in Charlottesville, half in DC, and spends all her time making NPR’s wildly popular new show Invisibilia.
Lulu Miller's Website
In this episode of Our Island Universe, we look at how many stars you can see at night. Thanks to light pollution, you can't see very much.
Learn more about Starry Nights events in your area.
For many people, 6:30 on a Wednesday evening means settling down for dinner with family, attending a religious or civic group meeting, or listening to the business news on WMRA.