WHRO's The Scene

Posted by: victorb 5/31/2016 10:59 PM

WHRO's The Scene
Tuesday, 
May 31, 2016
WHRO's Emmy-nominated digital arts initiative, "The Scene" is half-way through its third season.  So far, you've gotten to see a slice of life from local artists including a world-renown blues musician, a fabric artist, a ceramic sculptor, and a traveling band of seven siblings. How do producers with "The Scene" uncover these gems of the vibrant local arts community from around Hampton Roads?  How has being a part of this series affected the lives of the artists profiled? What's coming up this season?  Join the conversation and tell us what "The Scene" means or is for you.
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America's Pastime

Posted by: victorb 5/25/2016 10:05 PM

America's Pastime
Wednesday,
May 25, 2016

Segment A:
How much is that box of old baseball cards in your attic worth? Today vintage sports memorabilia expert, Michael Osacky, joins us to talk about his life spent collecting pre-1970 sports cards, especially tobacco and Cracker Jack baseball cards, and how to figure out which cards in your dusty old collection might be worth a second look!

Segment B:
Sports fans are the most ardent brand loyalists on earth. Each and every day, millions of people around the globe show their passion for sports as they devote countless hours and many billions of dollars to this very visible aspect of contemporary popular culture. Sports enthusiasts are tribal in nature. Logos and uniform designs often connect generations of fans who follow their favorite teams and athletes with dedication and intensity. Todd Radom has been creating some the most visible brands in American professional sports for more than twenty years. He joins us to share what it takes to design for sports, and  why it’s like no other design niche anywhere.

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HearSay's Delicious "Summer" Dish

Posted by: victorb 5/24/2016 11:37 PM

HearSay's Delicious "Summer" Dish
Tuesday,
May 24, 2016

HearSay's Delicious Dish welcomes the summer season of food and fun with a very special show, live from the WHRO parking lot! Join host Cathy Lewis and our favorite foodie Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton for a "Memorial Day picnic" outside! What summer dishes are on your menu this year? We'll also talk about what's trending and where you can enjoy the most the season has to offer for your pantry.  Stop by for lunch (and sweet treats!) and join us today for this special edition of HearSay!

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Let's Keep it Civil

Posted by: victorb 5/23/2016 10:32 PM

Let's Keep it Civil
Monday, May 23, 2016
Civility is more about more than being nice, or polite. It is about finding common ground in the midst of our differences and expressing disagreement without disrespect. Today we'll consider why civility seems to be vanishing from our day to day interactions, be they on-line or face-to-face. Do you find youself having a hard time remaining civil in the midst of fierce disagreements? Join us today with your experiences at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240.
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HearSay Pet Health: Dog Bite Prevention Week

Posted by: victorb 5/19/2016 7:59 PM

HearSay Pet Health: Dog Bite Prevention Week
Thursday, 
May 19, 2016
With an estimated population of 70 million dogs living in U.S. households, millions of people – most of them children – are bitten by dogs every year. The majority of these bites are preventable, and today we'll explore how: from properly training and socializing your pet to educating your children on how - or if - they should approach a dog.
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Watch it Grow

Posted by: victorb 5/18/2016 7:46 PM

Watch it Grow
Wednesday, 
May 18, 2016

Segment A:
The watchword of Holocaust lessons is, “Never Forget.” But once there are no longer survivors to recount their personal stories, what then? Today we will talk with the film makers behind "What We Carry," an effort to interview and document the experiences of the Holocaust. Three new films in their series will premiere this Sunday, May 22 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts at 2:00 PM.
Segment B:
A new interactive art installation in Norfolk's NEON Arts District is garnering international attention. The high-tech mural, titled "Transparent Seas," responds to the viewer's proximity to the work -- revealing new layers of illustration with every step. A effort is a collaboration between renowned illustrator Jason Levesque and Norfolk digital creative agency, Grow. We'll talk with the artist and Grow founder, Drew Ungvarsky, about the collaboration and the role local businesses can play in "activating" a community through art.
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HearSay Headlines 5/17

Posted by: victorb 5/17/2016 7:02 PM

HearSay Headlines 5/17
Tuesday, 
May 17, 2016
Join us for another edition of Headlines, when we tackle the latest news headlines that have you talking. Today we'll get your thoughts on the latest in the saga of efforts to connect Virginia Beach to Norfolk via light rail. We invite you to share your questions, and comments by calling in live at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240. You can also e-mail the program at hearsay@whrv.org or join us on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/hearsaywithcathylewis.
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Barbarian Days

Posted by: victorb 5/16/2016 10:20 PM

Barbarian Days
Monday, May 16, 2016
Segment A:
It ain't easy being elite green! We're joined by the Manager of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Brock Environmental Center, Chris Gorri, about the fascility's recen recognition recognized for pushing the envelope in energy efficiency and water conservation -- all while being a beautiful and healthy place to work.

Segment B:
Today we'll talk with William Finnigan, author of the Pulitzer-Prize winning memoir, "Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life." The Pulitzer Prize Board described Barbarian Days as “an old-school adventure story, and intellectual autobiography, a social history, a literary road move, and an extraordinary exploration of the gradual mastering of an exacting little-understood art.” 
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HearSay from the Headlines 5/12/16

Posted by: victorb 5/12/2016 7:35 PM

HearSay from the Headlines
Thursday, 
May 12, 2016
Join us for another edition of Headlines, when we tackle the latest news headlines that have you talking. We invite you to share your question, and comments by calling in live at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240. You can also e-mail the program at hearsay@whrv.org or join us on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/hearsaywithcathylewis
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A Gap Year

Posted by: victorb 5/11/2016 10:07 PM

A Gap Year
Wednesday, 
May 11, 2016
President Obama's eldest daughter, Malia made headlines last week over the announcement that she would be taking a "gap year" before enrolling at Harvard. We'll consider the growing popularity and debate over the benefits of taking a year off between high school and college as educators, students, parents, and college admissions staff weigh in. 
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