Call to artists info. Past exhibits. Since 2006 WMRA has hosted art exhibits at the Harrisonburg facility. The broadcast media almost never mention visual artists, but WMRA has long supported quality regional art-makers. Artists are mentioned on-air occasionally during the run of the exhibit and also might appear on our news/interview shows (like The Spark).
This has been quite a year... tensions with Syria, the government shut down, affordable health care, the Detroit bankruptcy… and WMRA has been here to help make sense of it all.
This December, as you remember and think back over the year, remember WMRA. Our brief, two-day December fundraiser is underway, and your support is needed to help us bring you another year of stories, conversations and deep analysis.
And, we are giving away a new iPad Air!
Everyone who contributes before 9am this morning will be entered.
Amid a solemn atmosphere, the body of Nelson Mandela lay in state Wednesday at an amphitheater in South Africa's capital of Pretoria, the exact spot where he was sworn in as the country's first black president in 1994, reconciling a land that had been torn by racial divisions for centuries.
Mary Barra has broken through the glass ceiling of the auto industry to become the first female CEO of General Motors. She'll take the helm of GM in January. But Barra is actually a return to tradition in other ways: GM will be led by an insider, and an engineer, for the first time in many years.
Rachel Garcia turned 32 dead mice into a chess set. The bishop mice have little bishop hats. The knights hold plastic swords like you'd find in a lemon slice. They're the perfect chess set — if you're willing to touch them.
The Affordable Care Act has produced a surge in the number of people signing up for Medicaid. The ACA offers billions of federal dollars to states to expand Medicaid coverage for the poor. But only 25 states have accepted the federal government's offer, and those that haven't could face economic and budget losses.