88.9 WCVE will be at the main stage of the Richmond Folk Festival with exclusive uninterrupted coverage starting Friday (10/7) at 6:30 p.m. and airing all day Saturday and Sunday. Check out the schedule below. Additionally, Gary U.S. Bonds with Gene “Daddy G” Barge (The Norfolk Sound), who will be performing at 9:00 p.m. Saturday night, will be heard on a delayed basis on Sunday afternoon. Also - stop by both of our booths for fun giveaways, activities, and meet and greet opportunities (details below).
Articles by Ami Kim
Blackmore’s Night is a British/American traditional folk rock duo formed in 1997, consisting of Ritchie Blackmore and Candice Night. Legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore, backed by a first-rate band, performs a show that includes renditions of "Gilded Cage," "Toast to Tomorrow," "Darkness," and "Dandelion Wine." As Ritchie Blackmore describes it, they began performing Renaissance music as a labor of love.
POETRY OUT LOUD: THE VIRGINIA FINALS competition.
UPDATE: All seats for this event have been claimed.
Twelve competitors from across the Commonwealth will convene at the studios of WCVE PBS Richmond on March 18, 2016 to compete for the title of state champion and represent Virginia at the national competition in May.
Did you know - the Community Idea Stations has a studio in the Virginia General Assembly building? Years ago, we seized the opportunity to establish a studio at the GAB as a way to play a role in keeping citizens informed about the decisions and deliberations of our State Legislature. Today, we report on the proceedings as well as providing valuable services to the House of Delegates, the Senate, and the Governor and other individuals in elected office.
From 88.9 WCVE Public Radio General Manager Bill Miller: After 18 months of planning, research, and active installation, the new transmitter and broadcast antenna for 88.9 WCVE is in operation, as of December 2015. Our corporate Board of Directors authorized us in May 2014 to use funds from our ongoing Capital Campaign to begin work on the project, which has a total price tag of $345,000.
Special from 88.9 WCVE Public Radio Host and Producer George Maida
The problems of the human heart in conflict with itself which alone can make good writing because only that is worth writing about, worth the agony and the sweat”
We asked Virginia Home Grown host Peggy Singlemann if she had any gift ideas for gardeners. She did!