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More Ways To Listen: HD Radio

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 10:25am -- WCVE

HD Radio technology makes digital broadcasts from an HD radio station sound as good as a CD recording. You’ll no longer hear the static, hisses and pops you’re used to hearing on the old analog broadcasts, just crystal clear sound. 88.9 WCVE Public Radio’s News/Music stream brings CD-quality music into your home or car, and 88.9 WCVE Public Radio’s 24 hour News/Talk stream brings you crystal-clear news and commentary.

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Next On Masterpiece: King Charles III

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 9:27am -- WCVE

A willful king ... a prophetic ghost ... family betrayals ... revenge! It sounds like a play by Shakespeare, but it’s a drama about the future. Masterpiece presents an adaptation of the Tony®-nominated hit Broadway show King Charles III, starring the late Tim Pigott-Smith as Prince Charles after his accession to the throne, sometime in the years ahead.

Open House on Sesame Street

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:11pm -- WCVE

The Community Idea Stations is having an Open House -- Saturday, June 24th from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Join us at 23 Sesame Street in Bon Air for coffee and doughnuts. Come and meet the folks who make programs happen behind the scenes at your Community Idea Stations, including Curtis Monk, President & CEO and general managers from both 88.9 WCVE Public Radio and our Community Idea Stations Television operation.

Holocaust Escape Tunnel

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 10:05am -- WCVE

For centuries, the Lithuanian city of Vilnius was one of the most important Jewish centers in the world, earning the title “Jerusalem of the North,” until the Nazis destroyed it. About 95% of its Jewish population of Vilna, its name in Hebrew and Yiddish, was murdered and its synagogues and institutions were reduced to ruins. The Soviets finished the job, paving over the remnants of Vilna’s famous Great Synagogue, for example, so thoroughly that few today know it ever existed.

Daphne’s Corner: Playwright and Author Rebekah L. Pierce

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 10:52am -- WCVE

Playwright, novelist, screenwriter, veteran and advocate for women, Rebekah L. Pierce visits Daphne’s Corner. Rebekah’s play, That Color Blind Kind of Love, will be live streamed June 23-25, 2017 at WCVE PBS. Inspired by the historic landmark case of Loving vs. The State of Virginia 1967, the play delves into the world of interracial dating. Have things changed since 1967? Is love truly color blind?