Martha interviews folklore expert, Veterans' History Project workshop-giver, oral historian for hire, and musician Douglas Day.
Amps, speakers, hundreds of rocked-out sweaty students, an annual invasion of the former Turkey Capital of the World. A chat with two organizers of MACRoCk --the alternative music festival that thrashes through Harrisonburg each year.
Dietician Lara Sokoloff saw sick people in Harrisonburg with nutritional needs and is hoping to galvanize the community into helping.
Jeff Ell muses about looking up at contrails --and jetwatching with binoculars. (By the way, Jeff penned one of our web's most-ever clicked essays:
Charlottesville’s Nancy Damon talks about directing her beloved literary mayhem, the Virginia Festival of the Book.
Some folks watch TV shows on the web. It is rare though for a web-based show to go onto TV. Doug Stanford’s production, "Aux Send," is getting picked up by local public television.
David Young, songwriter, retired hobo, cobbler, all around interesting guy operates Graham’s Shoe Service in Waynesboro. The shop has long welcomed trail-hikers and accepted unusual repair requests.
Hey Andifans! Past classical music announcer Andi Arndt is moderating a Virginia Festival of the Book panel about audiobooks
British film and theater heavyweights appear in the documentary Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene. Martha chats with director Tom O’Connor --long-time filmmaker and JMU professor.
What fun, historically speaking: Lexington’s Sarah Kennedy’s first novel, The Alterpiece, is a sixteenth century whodunit. Her sleuth? A comely and opinionated, twenty-year-old nun.