Martha Woodroof

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The Spark
2:14 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Adaptive Snowfest

Live music, a film narrated by Robert Redford about adaptive athletes, and demonstrations of adaptive equipment are among the items scheduled during Snowfest at Wintergreen Resort on the weekend of 11-12 Jan, 2014. WMRA's Martha Woodroof had a chat with long-time Wintergreen Adaptive Sports volunteer instructor Seth Whitten about the festival.

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Like A Rolling Ssam

Harrisonburg's foodie scene got more variety with the arrival of Mashita, a food truck serving Korean cuisine.  WMRA's Martha Woodroof chats with enterprising epicurean, Mikey Reisenberg.  

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The Spark
6:19 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Youthful APPeal

A chat with wise youngperson Linzy Cumbia, who designed our APP. So if you listen to WMRA through an iPhone, thank him. 

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Military Buzzcut: Not!

Navy vet Karl Beckett amazed WMRA's Martha Woodroof by sporting the biggest hair she'd seen "since the 1970’s." Martha just had to introduce herself and ask his story.

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The Spark
2:50 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Log Cabin Rescuer

Martha meets historic-building-saver Luke Ramsey of Ramsey Restoration. 

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The Spark
2:50 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Hobbit Knowledge

Bill Painter of Harrisonburg explains his 40+ year fascination with The Lord of the Rings and with the Middle Earth backstory.

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The Spark
2:41 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

What Can Roller Derby Teach The Church?

Kelly Figueroa-Ray geared-up for roller derby under her rinkname Bible ThumpHer alongside Erin "Sew Crafty" West

“Five Things the Church Can Learn from Women’s Roller Derby” is a Kelly Figueroa-Ray  essay for the Huffington Post.  HuffPo religion-blogger Kelly Figueroa-Ray has a divinity degree from Wesley and also actually does do roller derby --under the rinkname Bible ThumpHer.

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The Spark
2:45 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Play. It. Loud.

On WMRA's The Spark, we meet noise-rocker Natalie Strickland. What is noise rock?

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The Spark
7:32 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Just Don't Inhale. You'll Die.

Image courtesy: LisaAronzonGlassStudio.com

Hot glass blowpipe rule #1: DON'T INHALE. The 1500+ degree air sears the lungs.  It's dangerous work with beautiful results. Glassblower Lisa Aronzon chats with Martha Woodroof.

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The Spark
2:39 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Supersize My Art

We meet David Currier who sculpts and also works as an art-enlarger: other sculptors ask him to scale-up their art.  He's also the artist behind the comic strip Simon And The Pieman.

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