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In his six-hour series, Africa’s Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a look at the history of Africa, from...
Virginia educators gathered in Richmond for the first “Teachers of Color” summit. Organized by the Virginia Education...
A collaboration in Richmond examines how dance can be used to create community and foster dialogue. The partnership between VCU,...

From 88.9 WCVE and NPR News

Consultant Robert Bobb said Petersburg City Council’s decision to postpone moving forward on two bids to repair and maintain the city’s aging water system won’t change the need to do the work to update it.

Bobb told 88.9 WCVE News, “To some extent we took a step backward but it’s okay in the extent to which you have a more robust citizen process it’s good.”

Local Music

Langston Hughes published the 800-line poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” in 1961. One of his most ambitious works, the poem touches on so many different things that it’s very hard to describe in a few sentences. In large part, it’s a meditation on the struggle for freedom in the U.S.

Virginia Opera Presents Weber's Der Freischutz

Carl Maria von Weber is known as the “founder...

More Newness & Goodness

Coming up on this week’s World Music...

Local Arts

The Art Assignment explores the great city of Richmond, Virginia, and thinks about its history as well as its present.

Art Trip: Washington D.C.

From PBS Digital Studios –...

Discover University Or College Art Museums And Galleries

Large contemporary art museums are great...

What To Watch

Victoria

With a child on the way, Victoria must choose a regent in case she dies during childbirth.

New York City Ballet Symphony In C

Enjoy two classic ballets by George Balanchine...

NOVA: Why Trains Crash

Trains are essential for moving freight and...

Spy in the Wild, A Nature Miniseries: Bad Behavior

Spy Creatures infiltrate the underground world...

Science Matters

Vision is a pretty important aspect of life for many creatures on Earth. For thousands of years we have been trying to better understand our own visions. Scientists are now looking into what causes some of us to develop our near sighted vision.

Question Your World: Can We Create A New Way To Help Power Our World?

The global energy dialogue is easily one of...

Formed Underground or in a Lab: Diamonds Still Sparkle

Thinking about a diamond for your valentine?...

Question Your World: How Will We Get Medical Updates In The Near Future?

A long time ago, we humans used to look up to...