In the Garden

Posted by: victorb 5/25/2017 10:05 PM

In the Garden
Thursday, May 25, 2017


It's time to check in with our favorite gardening guru Jim Orband! We’re not actually in the garden this time around, but we are still happy to answer all of your gardening questions. Later, Mal Vincent will give us the latest on what’s going on in Mal’s world.

Today's Guests: 

Jim Orband - is our resident gardening guru

Mal Vincent - is a famed storyteller and local film critic. If you miss an episode of Mal on HearSay, you can catch up on his podcast "This Week in Mal's World"

 

 

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Local Authors

Posted by: victorb 5/24/2017 10:52 PM

Local Authors
Wednesday, May 24, 2017


*Programming change: The show about the 2019 Commemoration of Jamestown has moved and will be rescheduled at a later date. 

Today, we're talking with local author August Wallmeyer about his book, The Extremes of Virginia, which explores the deficits of the Southside, Southwest and Eastern Shore. Later, a conversation with Kelly Sokol about her debut novel The Unprotected and its exploration of postpartum depression.

Today's Guests:

August Wallmeyer - is a former radio and television news reporter, government speechwriter and energy lobbyist

Kelly Sokol - serves on the Board of Directors at the Muse Writers Center in Norfolk where she also teaches creative nonfiction and fiction writing. Her debut novel is The Unprotected

 

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Environmental Film: Tidewater

Posted by: victorb 5/23/2017 10:02 PM

Environmental Film: Tidewater
Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Hampton Roads requires $1 billion in urgent infrastructure repair; 900 miles of road and electric grids are threatened by permanent flooding.  The new environmental film from the American Resilience Project, Tidewater, explores the challenge of sea level rise in the region and its potential to affect national security. Today, we're speaking with director Roger Sorkin in advance of tonight's premiere at the ODU University Theater. Join us at 440-2665 and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Today's Guests:

Rear Admiral Ann C. Phillips, USN (Ret.) – Chairs the Infrastructure Working Group for the Old Dominion University - convened Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise Preparedness and Resilience Intergovernmental Pilot Planning Project, working to develop a collaborative, whole of government and community approach to address the impact of sea level rise across the Hampton Roads region

Rear Admiral Kevin Slates, USN (Ret.) – Is an advisor to the American Resilience Project and form Director of Energy and Environmental Readiness on the Chief of Naval Operations staff

Astrid Caldas‎ – is a climate scientist with the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Her research focuses on climate change adaptation with practical policy implications for ecosystems, the economy, and society. She also works on policy related to climate change, natural resources management, conservation planning, socio-environmental synthesis, and climate communication.

Roger Sorkin - is an award-winning producer, writer and director specializing in the nexus between environment, energy and national security. He is the Executive Director and Producer of the film Tidewater

 

 

 

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YourSay: Political Headlines

Posted by: victorb 5/22/2017 10:25 PM

YourSay: Political Headlines
Monday, May 22, 2017


It's been a hectic few weeks for the White House and President Trump. Today, we're opening up our lines to check your political temperature. How are you feeling about the events that have unfolded this month? Join us at 440-2665.

Today's Guests:

JoAnne Yates - is the Sloan Distinguished Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management

 

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NPR Greats

Posted by: victorb 5/18/2017 10:25 PM

NPR Greats
Thursday, May 18, 2017


NPR’s Ask Me Another is coming to you live tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach! We’re sitting down for a conversation with host Ophira Eisenberg about the popular live show that “blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun.”  Later, do you have a favorite NPR jingle? Chances are, BJ Leiderman is the man behind the music. We’ll talk with the Virginia Beach native about his career and his new album “BJ.”  Later, Mal Vincent will give us the latest on what’s going on in Mal’s world.

Today's Guests:

Ophira Eisenberg - is the host of NPR's Ask Me Another

BJ Leiderman - is the man behind the music at NPR

 

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JoAnn Falletta | YourSay Headlines

Posted by: victorb 5/17/2017 10:26 PM

JoAnn Falletta | YourSay Headlines
Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Is there anything JoAnn Falletta can’t do? The famed conductor and Virginia Symphony Music Director is in studio to discuss her upcoming projects: Berlioz Requiem (May 20) and Kept: A ghost story (May 25 & 28). We’re bringing you all the event details at 12 today on 89.5 WHRV-FM. Later, we're opening up our lines to get your take on President Trump's alleged leak of classified information to Russia's ambassador and foreign minister. Join us at 440-2665.

Today's Guests:

JoAnn Falletta - is the Virginia Symphony Music Director 

Quentin Kidd - is the Director of the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University

Philip Bump - is a national correspondent for the Washington Post 

 

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Healthcare Disparities

Posted by: victorb 5/16/2017 10:40 PM

Healthcare Disparities
Tuesday, May 16, 2017


By 2025, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) predicts a shortage of as many as 90,000 physicians of all ethnicities.  What accounts for racial disparities in the field of medicine? That’s the question being considered on today’s edition of HearSay with Mekbib Gemeda, Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) and Dowin Boatright, author of “Racial Disparities in Medical Student Membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.” Join us at 440-2665 and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Today's Guests:

Dowin Boatright - is a post-doctoral fellow at the Yale School of Medicine. He is the first author of Racial Disparities in Medical Student Membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Mekbib Gemeda - is the Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)

 

 

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Handi-CAPABLE | Victorian Slum House

Posted by: victorb 5/15/2017 1:42 AM

Handi-CAPABLE | Victorian Slum House
Monday, May 15, 2017


The mobi-mat has revolutionized beach access for handicapped visitors in Yorktown. The mat is a plastic "boardwalk" that allows wheelchairs to go all the way to the water's edge. Today, we're talking with the woman who got the initiative rolling. We'll also talk about Camp Grom, designed for wounded veterans, families of the fallen, and adults and children with disabilities or special needs. Later, Victorian Slum House is the PBS equivalent of reality television. The new series follows show participants as they try to survive life in London’s East End tenements as their ancestors did years ago. Could you live the life of the poor in Victorian England? We’re talking with director Emma Frank about the process of bringing the show to life. Join us at 440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Lorry Batchelor - is a life-long Yorktown resident, along with her husband Scott, who three years ago suffered a stroke and now has limited mobility

Chad Green - serves on the York County Board of Supervisors

Andrew Yancey -  is Chairman of the Virginia Gentlemen Foundation, a nonprofit founded in 2007, dedicated to helping area families affected by disabilities. The Foundation is the creator of the JT Walk & Beach Party, now in its 10th year; it has raised more than three million dollars for ALS research and patient care services.

Emma Frank - is the series director and producer of Victorian Slum House, airing Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. on WHRO

 

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HearSay Pet Health

Posted by: victorb 5/11/2017 12:58 AM

HearSay Pet Health

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Taking care of a pet can be expensive, but there’s no cost for getting advice from Dr. Phyllis Neumann if you call us with your questions between 12:00 and 1:00 p.m. Summer is just around the corner, and today we’ll focus on prepping for the next seasonal shift! We’re also checking in with Mal Vincent about what’s going on in Mal’s World. Join us at 440-2665 and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Today's Guests:

Dr. Phyllis Neumann – Is a veterinarian with Todd’s Lane Veterinary Hospital in Hampton

Joy Parker – Is the director of volunteer services at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. She oversees of all of the Buddy Brigaders

Shawn Kuzel Smith and Seamus – Are part of the Buddy Brigade at CHKD

Kathy Jublou and Ali Baba – Are part of the Buddy Brigade at CHKD

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The Firing of F.B.I Director James Comey

Posted by: victorb 5/10/2017 10:12 PM

The Firing of F.B.I Director James Comey

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

In view of President Trump's firing of the FBI director yesterday, we're opening our lines today to get your take. Our show on making recreational sites more accessible and our conversation about the Victorian Slum reality show on PBS has been rescheduled for Monday, May 15. Join us at 440-2665 and connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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