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Richmond joins a growing number of cities seeing an increase in backyard chicken keeping. How do residents weave these feathery...
B.B. King, born Riley B. King, was one of the most influential and celebrated blues musicians of all time. From his roots as a...
On Wednesday, February 10, 88.9 WCVE Richmond Public Radio will premiere its new education segment Learning Curve. Every other...

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Richmond joins a growing number of cities seeing an increase in backyard chicken keeping. How do residents weave these feathery friends into their urban lives? A new exhibit at the Valentine museum examines the past and present of backyard chickens. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Music

Harmony. Harmony can mean many things. From the obvious meaning in music to the slightly obscure or obtuse one in terms of cohesiveness, harmony is nice solid word. On this weeks World Music Show (2/6), I'll attempt the almost impossible: To stay harmonious throughout the two-hour broadcast.

Ballet Master Malcolm Burn Talks about "Romeo & Juliet"

Artistic Associate and Ballet Master Malcolm...

A World Music Tribute

If you're a frequent listener to the World...

The Arts

The title of the play being produced by Quill Theatre and playing at Richmond Triangle Players contains one of the seven words George Carlin told us we couldn’t say on television - or by extension radio.

Hamlet Premieres January 14 on WCVE PBS

From Quill Theatre – ...

“Jazz Singers” Exhibition Opens at Library of Congress

An exhibition opening next month at the...

George Maida's Favorite Christmas Gifts

Special from 88.9 WCVE Public Radio Host...

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Mercy Street

The unexpected visit of a hospital inspector throws the staff into disarray. Mary feels empathy for a deserter, while Silas makes Samuel pay for his arrogance. A family tragedy forces James Sr.

Downton Abbey Season 6: Episode 7

A car race gives Mary flashbacks. Mrs. Patmore...

B.B. King: The Life of Riley

Explore B.B. King’s challenging life and...

PBS NewsHour Special: Democratic Debate 2016

Live from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, PBS...

Science Matters

We’ve all been told that communication is the secret to a good relationship, right? That truth is not just for humans. Animals must maintain close relationships in order for the species to survive as well.

Memory Hackers

Memory. Whether it’s sharp, fuzzy, poignant or...

Garrett Morgan: The Man Who Stopped Traffic

Welcome to Week One of our series celebrating...

Question Your World: How Can the Internet Be Faster?

Remember dial-up internet? Those soothing...