WMRA News

Sefe Emokpae

The Virginia Arts of The Book Center is asking for help for a special project that’s more than a decade in the making.

Scott Lowe

The Arts Council of the Valley oversees much of the effort to foster the arts in the Harrisonburg area.

Kara Lofton

As you probably already know, Sunday is Mother’s Day.

Andrew Jenner

For the past two decades, the City of Harrisonburg has run a citizen police academy to give the public opportunity for an in-depth look at how local police officers do their jobs.

WMRA's Kara Lofton attended Staunton's "Innovate LIVE" conference, in case you missed it...

Jessie Knadler

A new art exhibition at Washington and Lee University in Lexington references a particularly dark period of American history...

Kara Lofton

Until recently in Virginia, when a same-sex couple gave birth to a child that was biologically one of the partners, the other partner had no legal claim to that child, even if the couple had been legally married elsewhere.

At the first Innovate LIVE event in Staunton recently, attendees chose from events as diverse as workshops on social entrepreneurship, farm tours, community sourced conversations and live music at Queen City Brewing. WMRA’s Kara Lofton reports.

In the last installment of our series on homelessness, WMRA’s Kara Lofton talks to local experts about how solving the housing crisis could be the answer to eliminating homelessness in Virginia....

Brandy Somers

The Rocktown Beer and Music Festival in Harrisonburg pairs a variety of local, regional and national craft beers with musical talent that ranges in genre from Americana to funk and rock.

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