Hard economic times sometimes give rise to remarkable products, and here in Virginia one of them is making a comeback.
The cigar box guitar was especially popular during the Great Depression, and these days you’ll find YouTube videos showing how to make your own.
We talked with a retired plumber who’s devoting his life to the instrument.
Steve Armstrong has been many things in his life – a Marine who served in Vietnam, a biker with heavy tattoos, a plumber who supported a wife and kids, and a musician who was well-known in Richmond, Virginia.
What happens when a reporter and her assistant set off on a story...and what if that story is told in a way that really brings it alive? No, it’s not Public Radio. It’s a Stage Play/Graphic Novel. It’s called “ The Intergalactic Nemesis” and it’s playing tonight and tomorrow night at the Moss Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech.