WMRA http://wmra.org en Art Shows at PublicRadioArtSpace http://wmra.org/post/art-shows-publicradioartspace <p>From 2006-2014, WMRA hosted art exhibits at the Harrisonburg facility.&nbsp; WMRA plans to continue boosting the regional creative community in other ways.&nbsp; Artists are also mentioned on-air occasionally during our news/interview shows (like <a href="http://wmra.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/programs/spark">The Spark</a>).&nbsp; Map to <a href="/directions">the site</a>.&nbsp; <a href="http://publicradioartspacearchive.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Past</a> exhibits.<br /> Fri, 01 Jan 2016 05:00:00 +0000 Terry Ward 6367 at http://wmra.org Art Shows at PublicRadioArtSpace Memory Chose a Woman's Body Author (Fri 6:20pm) http://wmra.org/post/memory-chose-womans-body-author-fri-620pm <p><em><strong>On WMRA's The Spark</strong></em>:<br />A chat with self-described "Author, Poet, Spoken Word Artist, Motivational Speaker, &amp; Artist" Angela Carter.<br /> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:20:00 +0000 Martha Woodroof 43182 at http://wmra.org Memory Chose a Woman's Body Author (Fri 6:20pm) Camping with Shakespeare (Thu 3pm) http://wmra.org/post/camping-shakespeare-thu-3pm <p><em><strong>On The Next Virginia Insight</strong></em>:<br />Remember summer camp when you were a kid?&nbsp; What if, even though you’re now all grown up, you could not only experience all the fun of summer camp, but also got to walk away with a new perspective on life based on the plays of William Shakespeare ?<br /> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Tom Graham 43065 at http://wmra.org Camping with Shakespeare (Thu 3pm) Zoo In Argentina Says 'Sad Bear' Too Old To Go To Canada http://wmra.org/post/zoo-argentina-says-sad-bear-too-old-go-canada Despite a public outcry that resulted in more than a half-million petition signatures and a personal appeal by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Arturo, Argentina's "sad bear," has been deemed too old to migrate to Canada.<p><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/19/332775413/200-000-sign-petition-to-move-sad-bear-to-better-life-in-canada">As we reported on Saturday</a>, Arturo the polar bear, dubbed the "world's saddest animal" lost his enclosure mate two years ago and appears to have fallen into a deep depression. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:01:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 43236 at http://wmra.org Zoo In Argentina Says 'Sad Bear' Too Old To Go To Canada Syrian President Issues New Stamps, But Can't Deliver The Mail http://wmra.org/post/syrian-president-issues-new-stamps-cant-deliver-mail As the Middle East froths with blood — from Iraq to Syria to the Gaza Strip — a commemorative set of three stamps depicting Syrian President Bashar Assad may not seem hugely relevant.<p>But these pieces of paper tell us much about the power struggles behind the slaughter in Syria. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:55:00 +0000 Alice Fordham 43237 at http://wmra.org Syrian President Issues New Stamps, But Can't Deliver The Mail When Federal Privacy Laws Protect Hospitals Instead Of Patients http://wmra.org/post/when-federal-privacy-laws-protect-hospitals-instead-patients <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGqINIwOArg</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:46:00 +0000 Charles Ornstein 43233 at http://wmra.org When Federal Privacy Laws Protect Hospitals Instead Of Patients Ukraine's Prime Minister Quits After Allies Withdraw From Coalition http://wmra.org/post/ukraines-prime-minister-quits-after-allies-withdraw-coalition <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/126978660/ukraine" target="_blank">Ukraine</a>'s prime minister announced today that he is resigning after two parties said they were withdrawing from the ruling coalition.<p>"I am announcing my resignation in connect with the collapse of the coalition," Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said, adding Parliament could no longer do its work.<p><a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/07/24/ukraine-prime-minister-resign/13091533/" target="_blank">The Associated Press adds</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"The nationalist Svoboda party and the Udar party led by f Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:42:00 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 43234 at http://wmra.org Globe-Trotting Virus Hides Inside People's Gut Bacteria http://wmra.org/post/globe-trotting-virus-hides-inside-peoples-gut-bacteria <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DTrENdWvvM</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:32:00 +0000 editor 43235 at http://wmra.org Globe-Trotting Virus Hides Inside People's Gut Bacteria European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA 'Black Sites' Case http://wmra.org/post/european-court-rules-against-poland-cia-black-sites-case The European Court of Human Rights <a href="http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/sites/eng-press/pages/search.aspx?i=003-4832205-5894802">ruled today</a> that Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.<p>"The Court found that Poland had cooperated in the preparation and execution of the CIA rendition, secret detention and interrogation operations on its territory and it ought to have known that by enabling the CIA to detain the applicants on its territory, it was exposing them to a serious risk of tre Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:08:00 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 43229 at http://wmra.org European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA 'Black Sites' Case U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa Processing http://wmra.org/post/us-database-glitch-delays-passport-visa-processing The U.S. State Department's global database for processing visas and passports is experiencing problems that could cause delays for millions of people around the world who are awaiting travel documents.<p>The Associated Press writes:<p><blockquote><p>"Unspecified glitches in the department's Consular Consolidated Database have resulted in "significant performance issues, including outages" in the processing of applications for passports, visas and reports of Americans born abroad since Saturday, spokeswoman Marie Harf said. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:03:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 43230 at http://wmra.org U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa Processing