The Spark

The Spark
12:01 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

The Judy Chops

The Judy Chops, whose five members hail from various parts of the Shenandoah Valley, share their eclectic music and love of making that music.

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The Spark
11:57 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Eye on Art : Town-Coolness and Real Public Art

The Flower Pot in Staunton

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.)

The Spark
11:56 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Nelson's Irish Story #26

Stonemason Dana Nelson, a guest of WMRA's The Spark, teases us with just one of his funny Irish stories.

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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