Karl Rove, the Political Strategist, Columnist and former Deputy Chief of Staff to George W. Bush spoke at the University of Richmond last night to a crowd of just under 400 people. The theme of Rove’s talk was called “Perspectives on Immigration.” However, the topic was only touched on a few times. Rove’s ran the political gamut, speaking about everything from the gun debate, to Obamacare. But he saved his sharpest perspectives for President Trump and the current state of politics.
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About 30 people gathered on a rainy afternoon in the Bensley Recreation Center to hear about and ask questions about the budget.
Sure, I know that St. Patrick’s Day lands on the same day as this week’s World Music Show (3/17). But for some reason I decided that on this week’s show it’d be great to dance to some Latin music. Oh sure, we’ll “celebrate” the holiday with some Irish music, but that won’t happen until hour two.
Students in Petersburg High School took part in the National Walkout Day to honor the Parkland Florida students who were killed last month in a school shooting.
Do you Ska? Are you Rocksteady? Perhaps you’re more of a Two-Tone type? If none of these terms make sense to you, don’t worry. On this week’s World Music Show (3/10), I’ll be explaining them all.
Some of the proposed items in the $715.2 million dollar budget include an additional $1 million dollars to pave an additional 20 miles of neighborhood streets and four new positions for the Richmond Police Department to serve public housing communities.
When you think of the desert, what comes to mind? Well, sure sand--lots of it, right? But what about in terms of music? If you’re a regular listener to the World Music Show, then you could answer desert blues guitar driven music.
There’s tale of two cities, The Handmaid’s Tale, and the classic Shark Tales. But on this week’s World Music Show (2/24) we have a Tale of Two Femi’s.
We’ll hear from two masters of African music from two styles that are somewhat similar. And, both of these will have uplifting messages. Plus, we’ll be spinning the World Music Wheel O’ Fun!
On this week’s World Music Show (2/17) we try and tackle a theme of music as big as the continent itself. We’ll be checking out some of the unsung heroes and trailblazers of African music.
Now, I know that this is a big task, since there are many great countries in Africa that all produce such great music. And in the past, I’ve chopped up the country into geographical bits via the compass (North, South, etc). But on this go-round, we’ll just be checking out some of the best of the best, as well as some who may not have reached your musical radar.