After the Vote: The Power of the Protest

Posted by: victorb 2/28/2017 10:09 PM

After the Vote: The Power of the Protest

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Today we're bringing you the next installment of our "After the Vote" series. Men, women, and children of all ages in Hampton Roads (and across the nation) are coming together to speak up about the issues that matter to them. Are protests and marches impactful enough to create change? Today we're reflecting on the power of the protest. Join us at 440-2665.

Erin Wickersham - is an organizer behind MotherBoard 757, a local effort formed this month in the wake of the January 21 Women's March on Washington, with the mission of connecting citizens in Hampton Roads with the tools, resources and information they need to support progressive organizations

Mari Dawson - is an organizer of the Women's March on Washington's Norfolk Sister March on January 21. The demonstration was organized in just four days and attracted over two thousand participants

Kimberly Tucker - is the creator of Indivisible757, a local cahpter of Indivisible, a group born of a grassroots guide to resisting the agenda of the Trump Administration, that was written by former congressional staffers

Beatriz Amberman - is the Vice Chair of the Virginia Latino Leaders Council and Commissioner of the Virginia Beach Human Rights Commission

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Mindfulness in Education | Faith, Freedom & Justice March

Posted by: victorb 2/27/2017 10:53 PM

Mindfulness in Education | Faith, Freedom & Justice March

Monday, February 27, 2017

Mindfulness is "the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we're doing [...]." Today we'll talk with experts from the Holistic Life Foundation and Mindful Schools about the integration of mindfulness practices into America's education system.  And later, this past weekend's Faith, Freedom & Justice March aimed to combat "a culture of discrimination and cronyism in Virginia Beach." We'll talk with march participants about their experiences and what they have planned for the future. Did you attend the march? Join us at 440-2665.

Lucy MacGregor - is a teacher at Rainbow Community School, an adventure based learning facilitator, and a mindfulness educator

Jelena Popovic - is a mom, psychologist, mindfulness practicioner & educator, Relax Kids USA trainer and coach, and the Teaching Peace in Schools Lead for the Peace Alliance Leadership Council

Marsha Engle - is a clinical social worker and therapist. She is also the co-founder of the Mindful Living Institute in Virginia Beach

Gary McCollum - is a minister and organizer of the Faith, Freedom and Justice March

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Children and Success | Oscar Predictions with Mal Vincent

Posted by: victorb 2/23/2017 11:08 PM

Children and Success | Oscar Predictions with Mal Vincent

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Learning and achieving are unique processes for every individual and can easily be hindered by adversity. How can we help children succeed in spite of the obstacles? That's a question that author Paul Tough has attempted to answer in his new book Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why. And later, the one and only Mal Vincent with his Oscar predictions! Join us at 440-2665 or connect with us on Facebook and share your favorite movies from 2017!

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Gardening with Jim Orband

Posted by: victorb 2/22/2017 10:07 PM

Gardening with Jim Orband

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

We're not sure which topic our audience loves more - animals or gardening - but either way we know you're excited! Jim Orband is back in the studio today to share his wealth of knowledge and give you the details on upcoming gardening events. Get your toughest questions ready and put him to the test at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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After the Vote | Pencils of Promise

Posted by: victorb 2/21/2017 8:33 PM

After the Vote | Pencils of Promise

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

"After the Vote" is back today with a local focus! Newly-elected Representative Scott Taylor (R) held a Town Hall in Virginia Beach last night, the first of three planned this week.  We'll talk with Rep. Taylor about his takeaways from the Town Hall and speak with Bill Bartel about the issues attendees brought to the table. And later, philanthropist Adam Braun joins us to talk about his non-profit, Pencils of Promise, in advance of his appearance as part of ODU's Wallenburg Lecture series. Join us at 440-2665.

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A Chat with Mishy Harman | The Art of Dying

Posted by: victorb 2/16/2017 10:00 PM

A Chat with Mishy Harman | The Art of Dying

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mishy Harman, host of "Israel Story," is stopping by our studio for a conversation in advance of his appearance tonight at the Simon Family Jewish Community Center. Harman believes that every person in Israel - regardless of race, religion, ethnicity or class - has a story to tell. And later, we're talking to John Wadsworth about "The Art of Dying." We hope you'll tune in to what are sure to be powerful conversations today at noon.

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February's Fabulous Pets

Posted by: victorb 2/15/2017 10:04 PM

February's Fabulous Pets

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

You know what's better than Valentine's Day? Animals! Today, we're talking with our favorite veterinarian Dr. Phyllis Neumann about all things pets. Get your toughest questions ready and put us to the test at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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Stop In The Name Of Love | Waterside District

Posted by: victorb 2/14/2017 10:03 PM

Stop In The Name Of Love | Waterside District

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Today we're stopping our "After the Vote" series (temporarily) in the name of love. This Valentine's Day we'll discuss the brand new dating app "Hater" and learn how mutual dislikes can bring people together. We'll also examine the neighborhood debate over the "Hague Love Locks," inspired by the bridge in Paris. And later, we'll talk with the President of Waterside District Glenn Sutch about his vision for the new development. How are you celebrating Valentine's Day? Let us know at 440-2665!

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Kidnapping at Sea | Skeptical Science

Posted by: victorb 2/13/2017 10:11 PM

Kidnapping at Sea | Skeptical Science

Monday, February 13, 2017

According to the International Maritime Bureau, kidnappings at sea are at a 10-year high despite a decline in pirate attacks. We'll explore some of the factors contributing to the statistic and consider what might be done to put an end to crimes at sea. And later, we'll consider popular ideas about climate science with John Cook of Skeptical Science. Join us at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240 and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter (@cathylewistalks).

Tom Rothrauff - is the President of Trident Group, a provider of maritime security and training across the globe. They specialize in anti-piracy plans and counter-piracy services. 

John Cook - is the founder of Skeptical Science where he debunks climate change skeptics' viewpoints.
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A Cleaner Bay: New Studies - New Possibilities / Norfolk Naval Station Centennial Celebration

Posted by: victorb 2/9/2017 12:20 AM

A Cleaner Bay: New Studies - New Possibilities / Norfolk Naval Station Centennial Celebration

Thursday, February 9, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Watershed is a beloved character marker of Virginia. It doubles as a resource and means of leisure, but is no stranger to environmental struggle. Today, we're joined by some of the top researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) to discuss the results of recent studies on nitrogen cycles and organisms that could lead to a cleaner bay. And later, the Norfolk Naval Station is 100 years old. We'll discuss its history and how you can join the centennial celebrations. Join us at 440-2665.

Councilwoman Andria McClellan - is a City of Norfolk Councilwoman representing Superward 6. She is a sponsor of the civic fair "Engage Norfolk."
Deborah Bronk - is the Moses D. Nunnally Distinguished Professor of Marine Science and Department Chair of Physical Sciences at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Mark Luckenbach
 - is a Professor of Marine Science and the Associate Dean of Research and Advisory Services at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS)

Captain Douglas Beaver
 - is a Commanding Officer at Naval Station Norfolk

Joe Judge - is the Curator of the Hampton Roads Naval Museum

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