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In Your Ear Episode 43: The Currys + Count This Penny

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 12:08pm -- WCVE

Two brothers and their cousin who forged their sound in the Florida panhandle and now call Charlottesville home and call themselves the Currys. And products of Wisconsin…a pair who are married to music and each other now based in Knoxville Tennessee called collectively Count This Penny. This edition of In Your Ear features material from two separate Studio A sessions in early 2016, double proof that families who play together, stay together.

In Your Ear Episode 42: Velvet Caravan

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:52am -- WCVE

Georgia’s five-man Velvet Caravan rolled into RVA back in the April of 2016 with a wagon load of low country gypsy swing and nearly more showmanship than our little 80-seat recording studio could hold. They’ve been a band for only five years but their musicianship obviously goes back much further than that. They obviously owe a great directional debt to pathfinder Django Reinhart. But like all musicians worth their salt, these five engaging vagabonds take the ball and run with it, with great joy.

Passport Insider: Stream Season 1 of “Victoria”

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:31am -- WCVE

The upcoming series Victoria from Masterpiece will have all 7 episodes available for WCVE/WHTJ Passport streaming starting on Sunday, January 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET — the same time as the series premiere. This will provide activated Passport users the ability to begin watching the entire series at the time of the first episode’s broadcast release.

Question Your World: How Much Can Climate Change Impact Extreme Weather?

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 9:23am -- WCVE

Anything there’s a hurricane, a heat wave, or any other extreme weather event you’ll hear people ask: “Is this because of climate change?” While natural occurrences and extreme storms have been happening for quite some time now, new scientific processes are allowing us to see how much human caused climate change factors into these weather events.

Pearl Harbor – USS Oklahoma: The Final Story

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:03am -- WCVE

On December 7, 1941, Japan launched an unprecedented attack over the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Their main target: the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor.

Pearl Harbor – USS Oklahoma: The Final Story examines new evidence of the attack and details the harrowing fate of the USS Oklahoma. Why did the USS Oklahoma sink and capsize so quickly? A new theory may explain why the Oklahoma was the only battleship that capsized - taking hundreds of men with her.

Join us for the Richmond Premiere of Mercy Street Season 2

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 10:04am -- WCVE

Watch the first episode of Season 2 with the cast and crew of Mercy Street, the much-acclaimed Civil War-era PBS drama set in the occupied city of Alexandria, Virginia. Guests will get a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s filming in Richmond and Petersburg with Co-creator and Executive Producer Lisa Wolfinger, Producer David A. Rosemont, and Audrey P. Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum and one of the on-set historians whose expertise is in the contraband slave movement.

Discover University Or College Art Museums And Galleries

Thu, 11/17/2016 - 4:00pm -- WCVE

Large contemporary art museums are great places to view and learn about art and artists. But don’t forget about the art museums and galleries hosted at a college or university. These exhibit spaces are more likely to expand your interest on a particular idea or social issue -- providing new information and insight during your visit.