Hear comments by those who make the arts so vibrant in Hampton Roads - conductors, musicians, singers, actors, teachers, visual artists. Learn about performances and get insight into the creative process from the artists themselves.
Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV FM's locally-produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to our community. Every Monday through Wednesday, we reach listeners from Richmond to Emporia. Hosted by Cathy Lewis, who can be contacted at email@example.com
Hosted by British born host Dr. Alan Campbell, Watching America combines interviews, engaging audio, and deep dive talks in to our local and national culture through the eloquent and ever-curious lens of a ‘Brit’ who has spent over two decades ‘figuring it all out’; Watching America.
Highlighting the business news affecting Hampton Roads
Smart Pill is a podcast delivering concentrated knowledge on topics that are important to curious young professionals. Our goal? To help you talk and act more intelligently about the issues affecting your life. Produced by the WHRO Emerging Leaders Board, some episodes share recordings of our live salon series, while others, use interviews with experts to explore salon themes. Past themes: Sea Level Rise; the Impact of Digital Technology on Art; Diversity and Inclusion in Comics and Geek Cul ...
Another View is a public television program that addresses issues specific to the vibrant African American community of Hampton Roads.
Another View is a public television program that addresses issues specific to the vibrant African American community of Hampton Roads.
This fall, HearSay is your resource for local election coverage. We'll be bringing you conversations with all the Hampton Roads candidates running for the House of Delegates. We will also interview candidates for Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor, and Governor. HearSay airs from Noon-1PM on 89.5 WHRV FM, public radio for Hampton Roads.
Go behind the scenes with national jazz artist Jae Sinnett as he shares his experience and knowledge with aspiring young jazz students to help fulfill their musical dreams and objectives. Each episode culminates in a student/mentor jazz performance.
Another View is a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an African American perspective.
Sondra Woodward shares her lifelong affection for films and their scores on ReelSound. She promises healthy doses of classic and contemporary, along with westerns and sci-fi.
Local film critic and master storyteller Mal Vincent reflects on the decades he spent writing about films and entertainment and the celebrities he got to know along the way.
All week, on each edition of Out of the Box, listen for songs from one of the best albums that’s just hitting stores and hear Paul Shugrue's review of that album.
Sharing veterans' stories, opportunities, and challenges.
Sometimes children say it best. Unafraid to say what they mean directly and unapologetically, most children will tell you exactly what they are thinking if you ask them. And sometimes they are wise beyond their years. Hampton Roads teacher and award-winning author, Lydia Netzer, found this out recently when she set out to get some answers from local children. After an exhaustive past few years of political rhetoric from politicians and pundits on “what will fix America,” Netzer decided to as ...
In 2012 StoryCorps came to Hampton Roads as a part of their National Teachers Initiative.
See what's happening in the mermaid city with short stories and news from Norfolk, Virginia
WHRO arts and culture reporter Rebecca Weinstein brings you a fresh, exciting take on our vibrant local arts scene. A seasoned writer and classically trained soprano with a commitment to expanding audiences for the arts, she grew up and discovered her love of the performing arts in the Hampton Roads area, studied music at the prestigious Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore, and honed her arts writing skills while living and working in the Washington, D.C. area. Rebecca is your friendly, knowle ...
With every General Assembly seat on the ballot and some pivotal races right here in Hampton Roads, there's a lot at stake. Before you decide, be sure to listen to the candidates talk about the issues on HearSay with Cathy Lewis beginning Monday, October 22nd, from Noon – 1pm on 89.5 WHRV FM, public radio for Hampton Roads.
Here and Then is an award winning series of fast paced, information packed features hosted by local historian John Quarstein. Through this series of one-minute vignettes, viewers gain a perspective about the rich history of Hampton Roads through visits to Isle of Wight County and St. Lukes Church, Jamestown and the first settlers, Lincolns visit to Ft. Monroe and the first landing at Cape Henry and more.
During the successful hot fire test, the core stage fired the engines for a little more than eight minutes, just like it will during every Artemis launch to the Moon.By WHRO
Now, thanks to an off-the-shelf microphone that was added to capture sounds during touchdown, we can hear Perseverance as it begins to make tracks across the surface of Mars.By WHRO
This episode is not appropriate for all listeners. Award-winning photographer Mark Laita has used his skills for clients such as Adidas, Apple and Mercedes-Benz, and his photography has been exhibited worldwide. But he might be doing the most important work of his life right now on Skid Row in Los Angeles. A few years ago, Laita started taking phot…
When choosing a crop for this hydroponic experiment, the company zeroed in on duckweed, better known now as space lentils.By WHRO
June 19, 1865 - the day that the enslaved in Texas finally got the news of the Emancipation Proclamation outlawing slavery in the United States ...two and a half years after the proclamation went into effect! The commemoration of that day is called Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day and Emancipation Day. We learn the…
NASA is using big data techniques to revolutionize biomedical research.By WHRO
NASA will pair a mass spectrometer with a drill mounted on a rover to go out and look for resources on the Moon.By WHRO
When NASA’s Orion spacecraft takes off, astronauts inside will be wearing new and improved, high-tech space suits.By WHRO
“Catastrophe and Hope” is this Hampton Roads' artist's fourth album. It was written and recorded during the pandemic and chronicles many of the emotions we all shared during that time.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Sometimes the most compelling locations on a planet’s surface are extreme landscapes that can be challenging for astronauts to investigate.By WHRO
If you’re going to put payloads on a rocket and send it into space, you want to test the engine to make sure it’s going to get where you’re sending it safely.By WHRO
You may know actor Greg Ellis from his role as “Lieutenant Commander Groves” in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean. Perhaps you’d recognize him as “Chief Engineer Olsen” from J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek. Or maybe you remember him from The Titanic, Forsaken, and countless television roles. In this episode of Watching America, we don’t talk about the roles…
Our AV Round Table pundits answer a provocative question - "When was the first time you knew you were Black?" It's a question that goes to the heart of how African Americans perceive themselves and others in terms of race and racism. Plus, analysis of the results of Virginia's Democratic primary and a look ahead to the general election.…
Taking to the sky is what NASA does best and NASA’s technology portfolio includes design improvements for the next wave of unmanned aerial vehicles.By WHRO
Now that the Commercial Crew Program has begun flying crews of four on U.S. commercial spacecraft, the full crew of the International Space Station has expanded to seven people.By WHRO
NASA is preparing for an active 2021 hurricane season as NOAA predicts an above average number of named storms.By WHRO
On his solo album "Jump For Joy" he takes a truly solo approach and records all the instruments and vocals himself. It's quite a tour de force.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
A new toilet makes the essential task of going to the bathroom in space a bit more comfortable.By WHRO
We first met with Ayaan Hirsi Ali last year about her work as an advocate for freedom of speech and the rights of Muslim women, as well as her conviction to the values of Western liberalism. Ali was born and raised in Somalia, became a Dutch citizen (and representative) as a young adult, and now is a citizen of the U.S. In this episode, she talks a…
The Zero Gravity seat has a unique shape that provides support to the whole vertebral column, reducing loads on all parts of the body and decreasing fatigue.By WHRO
An African American university president and classical cellist shares his story of navigating race and the cultural divide as a leader in academia and the arts. As one reviewer put it, "As a child musician, he met with Coretta Scott King. As an adult educator, he sat at Maya Angelou's holiday table. But it is his success as a Black intellectual nav…
The final piece of NASA’s Space Launch System has arrived in Florida.By WHRO
In her latest book, “First Platoon: A Story of Modern War in the Age of Identity Dominance,” award-winning author Annie Jacobsen documents how the U.S. Department of Defense has built the world’s most powerful biometrics database. It has the power to identify, monitor, catalogue, and police people all over the world.The San Francisco City Book Revi…
Dwight Davis speaks with noted American conductor and cellist, Eric Jacobsen, who will step into the role of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra's new Music Director beginning July 1.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Jezero Crater is a 28-mile-wide rugged expanse filled with potential hazards... large rock fields, dunes, hills, and the walls of the crater itself.By WHRO
They celebrate twenty years as a band with the release of their seventh album, “You Hear Georgia.” Their reverence for their home state is what make this one of their best albums yet.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
The NASA Selfies app lets you generate snapshots of yourself in front of some of NASA’s most captivating space images.By WHRO
When NASA’s Mars Helicopter took to the skies on its third flight, Perseverance was there to capture the historic moment.By WHRO
Raymond Jones speaks with Scott Jackson, Producer of the Virginia International Tattoo, about the 2021 Tattoo taking place this week at Old Dominion University’s S. B. Ballard stadium.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Weather conditions, such as rain, snow, slush, or ice, affect braking friction on runway surfaces.By WHRO
For 25 years NPR/WHRV listeners have turned to her for civil and insightful conversation about issues that matter, especially in Hampton Roads. HearSay with Cathy Lewis was the place to go for the facts and to hear the thoughts of your friends and neighbors. Cathy Lewis is the queen of daytime radio talk. Cathy sits on the "other side" of the mic a…
To land astronauts on Mars, NASA is working on an inflatable heat shield that would take up less space in a rocket than a rigid heat shield.By WHRO
Dwight Davis speaks with Olga KernBy 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
It's our last show. We've been together through elections, wars, impeachments and acandals, hurricanes, historic firsts, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the insurrection at the Capitol. We've also talked about gardening, pets, families, and Game of Thrones. We hope you know we couldn't have done it without you.…
While other NASA sensors can be used to monitor a vessel’s structural health, this sensor is a natural fit for monitoring engine rooms on ships at sea.By WHRO
We discuss how the pandemic has changed us. Then, we learn about new ways to have an adventure that starts here in Eastern Virginia.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
As melted ice crystals refreeze, ice accumulates inside an airplane’s engine core.By WHRO
The Americana trio has transformed themselves for their third album inspired by the pandemic, “Shame and Sedition.”By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
We look ahead to this season of politics with Dr. Quentin Kidd from Christopher Newport University. We also discuss the survival of a Norfolk entertainment landmark. Finally, we talk about how you can prepare for the storms to come in 2021.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Mount Tambora ejected so much ash and so many aerosols into the atmosphere that the sky darkened and the Sun was blocked from view.By WHRO
It started with one haircut.“One evening in the spring of 2015, I was on my way to a friend’s house after work. I didn’t make it. I walked past a man who was homeless at the time. I would often stop to speak with him … but this time was different … I remembered that I had my tools in my backpack and asked if he’d like his hair cut. In the hour that…
TESS has observed the outburst of a comet, several exploding stars, and watched as a black hole in a distant galaxy shredded a Sun-like star.By WHRO
What would make a 38-year-old female African American comedienne and a 70+-year-old White venture capitalist become the best of friends? How do they navigate through the hard conversations around race, equity and inclusion? What do they share in common and what do they learn from one another? We take a "Coffee Break" with AV pundit Allison Moore an…
Swarms of CubeSats could work together to give us a big picture understanding of the places we dream about exploring.By WHRO
Cathy discusses how the new military budget priorities will affect Hampton Roads. Then, we talk to Hampton Mayor Donnie Tuck about his efforts to curb gun violence among young people. Finally, we explore a local movie project.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA