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I hesitate to say it, but the one word that characterizes my best books of 2016 list is "serious." These books aren't grim and...
In May 1883, the volcano on the tiny, uninhabited island Krakatoa, in what today is Indonesia, showed signs of activity. By...
Funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Splash and Bubbles follows the adventures of Splash, a yellow fusilier...

From 88.9 WCVE and NPR News

Virginia State Police and local law enforcement are warning drivers, this holiday season, to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

Trooper Sgt. Stephen Vick said drivers may already have noticed an increase in the number of Troopers and other Police vehicles on area roads, especially the interstates.

Local Music

I Say Yes! Yes to what? I say Yes for everyone to jump down this week’s Rabbit Hole of Sound on this week’s World Music Show (12/10). Because there is so much Yes to say Yes to!

Local Arts

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ current exhibit is titled Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Love, Loss and the Cycle of Life. It was shown once at the Munch Museum in Oslo and is now on display at the VMFA for its only U.S. exhibition.

What To Watch

The Greeks

Watch as ancient Greeks strive for excellence, strife proves to be an inescapable certainty—and it’s not long before the rising civilization and all that it promises will face its gravest tests.

The Hollow Crown - The Wars of The Roses: Henry VI, Part 1

England is in crisis. War rages and divisions...

Holiday Handbells: The Raleigh Ringers

The Raleigh Ringers, an internationally...

First You Dream: The Music of Kander & Ebb

Grab a front row seat for one of the most...

Science Matters

In May 1883, the volcano on the tiny, uninhabited island Krakatoa, in what today is Indonesia, showed signs of activity. By summer, loud noises and glowing clouds were reported.