Martha Woodroof

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The Spark
11:55 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Patricia and Don Lansky

Patricia and Don Lansky each had successful careers before being called to the Ministry… and to each other.

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The Spark
11:02 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Kate Kessler

A tribute to Kate Kessler, intrepid teacher, dancer, WMRA contributor and solo hiker of the entire Appalachian Trail. We just heard this week that Kate is in hospice.

The Spark
11:00 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Jonathan Coleman

Best-selling author, Jonathan Coleman, talks about his collaboration with NBA icon, Jerry West, on West by West, My Charmed, Tormented Life.

Information about Jonathan’s WriterHouse talk on “The Art and Responsibility of Narrative Nonfiction Writing”

The Spark
10:58 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Earl Martin

Earl Martin, life-long Asian traveler, discusses his recent house-building foray into North Korea.

The Fuller Center for Housing web account of Earl’s trip

The Spark
11:54 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Andi Arndt

Former WMRA classical music announcer (and Harrisonburg resident), Andi Arndt, has taken her voice international through the magic of the WEB.

The Spark
11:16 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Jeff Ell "Holiday Essay"

Jeff Ell

Roanoke resident Jeff Ell is the author of Ruth Unsensored.

The Spark
11:13 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Royce Campbell

Royce Campbell

Jazz guitarist Royce Campbell backed-up Marvin Gaye, toured for almost two decades with Henry Mancini, and has written music for the movies.

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The Spark
11:01 am
Fri December 16, 2011

Nelson's Rockabilly Christmas Music

Dana Nelson, a guest on WMRA's The Spark,  is mostly a stone mason, having learned his trade over a decade spent working in Ireland. But occasionally, he moonlights as a musician... and he’s allowed The Spark to premier his soon-to-be Christmas classic, "Rockabilly Christmas on the Radio."
 

The Spark
11:55 am
Fri December 9, 2011

Mimi Elrod

Mimi Elrod

Lexington Mayor Mimi Elrod jumped into local politics as a way to re-ignite her own spark after the death of her husband.

The Spark
4:06 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Doug Harwood - "Doing Radio"

Doug Harwood is the founder and long-time editor of the Rockbridge Advocate. His essay is about "doing" radio.

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