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Neurologist Oliver Sacks, who died Sunday, once described himself as an "old Jewish atheist," but during the decades he spent...
FSI is on location at The Diamond. Jay Burnham and Sam Hyman discuss the recent Squirrels road trip. Wes McElroy visits with The...
Culpeper, Virginia is home to an extensive collection of America’s audio-visual heritage. The Library of Congress “...

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Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and 88.9 WCVE producer Steve Clark note a recent survey in the United Kingdom that documents the public’s general unfamiliarity with the local bee fauna. 

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You know, a ton of shows, be it of the radio or television kind, may lay claim that theirs is the place where the fun begins. But, I happen to have it on good authority (from a certain big, yellow bird), that this place--and this show, is actually where the fun begins. So, on this week's World Music Show (8/29), I'll set out to prove any naysayers wrong.

Blues Music: The Professor’s Picks for August 2015

Before the summer slips away into the fall, it...

A World of Pictures & Sound

Sometimes it's great to just take a journey...

Janiva Magness and Retro George Thorogood!

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American Masters Althea

Uncover the story of Althea Gibson (1927-2003), who emerged as the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world of the 1950s. She was the first African American to win Wimbledon and the U.S.

Plunky: Never Too Late, The Documentary

A documentary following jazz saxophonist James...

Big Blue Live: Part 3

Join scientists, animal behaviorists and other...

Big Blue Live: Part 2

Join scientists, animal behaviorists and other...

Science Matters

Science Pub RVA begins their 4th season of welcoming curious minds to explore science topics on Tuesday, September 8th. This month's event will explore the amazing life of migratory birds at The Camel, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 

Question Your World: How Many Photos Have Ever Been Taken?

Birthday parties, graduations, engagements,...

Vaccines — Calling the Shots

Diseases that were largely eradicated in the...

Question Your World: How Fast Can Cities Grow?

One of the defining traits of humanity is our...