It’s been over a year since the publication of a new book about Thomas Jefferson and his slaves. It won rave reviews from many parts of the country, but in Charlottesville the author is still attacked in certain circles.
Spring has finally sprung here in Virginia, and that’s got one Charlottesville man on the move – pulling weeds, but he’s not just any gardener. He’s planning meals around the greens he gets for free, as Sandy Hausman reports.
In an emergency, some people turn to drink, while others rely on prayer, but for a small and committed group at the University of Virginia, there’s nothing better in a crisis than poetry. Sandy Hausman reports on a celebration of emergency poems.
This year’s Grammy awards made for a big win for Roanoke’s Jefferson Center and students of the Music Lab there.
Lalah Hathaway and the jazz group Snarky Puppy won best R&B Performance, for their song Something-- featured on Snarky Puppy’s new album called Family Dinner Volume One. It was part of a project that the Jefferson Center recorded, produced and filmed last year on the Shaftman Performance Hall Stage.