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The Spark
6:19 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Jazz Singer

Nadine performing in 2011 in Staunton at the Shenandoah Wine & Jazz Festival (Image source: Still from courtesy video, NadineChase.com)

After years of absorbing musical influences from Brooklyn and Boston, jazz singer Nadine Chase in 2007 settled in the Shenandoah Valley.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

A Fireman’s Tale

You saved lives as a medic in Vietnam... explored the deepest seas as a Navy salvage diver... and even spent time as a theater director in New York. 

But your favorite job? 

Your years as a Virginia firefighter.

We talk with Danny Lliteras about his new memoir, Flames and Smoke Visible.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Independence Technology

Technology... It is supposed to make life easier, save us time and effort, and make us more free. But is that always the case?

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

He's Puzzling

WMRA's Martha Woodroof chats with Staunton's Matt Gaffney, whose puzzles have been published by the New York Times, Newsday, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, GAMES Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and others. 

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Key Questions About Wrongful Convictions

After researching hundreds of trials and tens of thousands of court documents, a Virginia lawyer is pursuing some critical questions about wrongful convictions.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Physics All Around Us

The science of Physics. Ever wonder what it has to do with your everyday world?

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

The Dreaded BluesLady

WMRA's Martha Woodroof meets Waynesboro blues singer Lorie Strother, who grew up living on the streets of Boston. Now, even though she’s got five children, a master’s degree and a good job, she still sings the blues with conviction. 

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

A Virginia Politics Update

Photo: Waldo Jaquith

The quest to fund state government... Ethics reform that isn't... Washington's paperwork mine... Even the president’s blue jeans.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

March-ing Back into that Garden Again

By now maybe you have forgotten all about that white stuff you had been using a shovel on until recently... because your focus has switched completely to digging in the dirt.

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WMRA Spring Fundraiser
9:03 am
Sun March 23, 2014

$186,000... Thank You!

The 2014 WMRA Spring Fundraiser raised over $186,000!

Thank you to all who contributed to the Member Matching Fund, and to the many businesses and individuals who issued challenges and contributed giveaways.

If you couldn't find the time to support WMRA during our Spring drive, please give now.

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