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.
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.
If you’re tuned in to this station right now, we can probably assume you’re a fan of radio. Listening to radio, that is. But for the 800 or so members of the Mid-Atlantic Antique Radio Club, or MAARC …when it comes to radios, it’s all about fixing them, cleaning them, restoring them, and collecting them.
Rebecca Sheir is the host of "Metro Connection" on WAMU 88-5 in Washington, D-C.