To honor Black History Month, JMU student Patrick Ragland reads Ann Spencer’s poem At the Carnival.
Henry McHenry talks of his passionately held beliefs about the responsibilities inherent in substitute teaching.
Essayist Kate Cohen is a writer and editor who grew up in the Shenandoah Valley and now scrambles eggs in Albany, NY.
Blue O'Connell describes herself as, "profoundly deaf," and she joins us to talk about her love of music and songwriting... which she pursues despite her loss of hearing.
Kelly Harris lives in Lexington where she does an astonishing number of different things to earn a living.
Essayist Ernie Didot reflects on home movies and the power of nostalgia as presented in Harrisonburg's Super Gr8 Film Festival.
Harrisonburg’s Tim Estep describes himself as a "film maker."
The Judy Chops, whose five members hail from various parts of the Shenandoah Valley, share their eclectic music and love of making that music.
Terry Ward's essay on public art and what impression it can make on visitors --and what constitutes "real" public art. (Virginia's fiberglass apples don't count.)
Stonemason Dana Nelson, a guest of WMRA's The Spark, teases us with just one of his funny Irish stories.