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Updated December 2019
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We tell stories from the fault lines that separate Americans. Peabody Award-winning public radio producer Trey Kay listens to people on both sides of the divide.
 
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Live performances from Shovels & Rope, Cris Jacobs, Kelsey Waldon, Wayne Graham, and Tyler Grant & Robin Kessinger. Recorded in Charleston, WV Sunday Oct. 06, 2019. Support provided by Adventures on the Gorge. https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Do you disagree with any of your close friends or family members about abortion? When’s the last time you actually talked about it? For many of us, the abortion debate defines Us & Them. Sometimes, it’s better to avoid the conflicts. State laws now include abortion restrictions. Next year, the U.S. Supreme Court hears a case that could change t ...…
 
Live performances by The Steel Wheels, Radney Foster, Kieran Kane and Rayna Gellert, and Eilen Jewell, recorded in Charleston, WV Sunday Sept. 29, 2019. Support provided by Adventures on the Gorge. https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, Patty Griffin,Craig Finn & the Uptown Controllers and Shook TwinsRecorded 9/22/19 in Charleston, WV. Support provided by Adventures on the Gorge. https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
This show looks back three decades into the Mountain Stage archive as we revisit The Class of 1989. Well hear classic performances by Dr. John, Mose Allison, June Tabor, Lucinda Williams, Bill Monroe, Gatemouth Brown, David Grisman, New Grass Revival and many more. Find the full playlist here: https://bit.ly/2NFaCohSupport provided by Adventure ...…
 
Paying taxes is one of those things we just can’t avoid… except for the local tax measures we get to vote on. One of the best examples is school spending. When local school officials ask for additional money for new academic programs or school buildings, taxpayers must approve it. There’s one man who has worked with citizen’s groups in dozens o ...…
 
Guest host Kathy Mattea welcomes Shawn Colvin, Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis, Lucy Kaplansky, Rebecca Loebe, and Kacy & Clayton.Support is provided by Adventures on the Gorge.https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Guest host Kathy Mattea welcomes performances from Beth Nielsen Chapman, Carrie Newcomer, Erin Rae, Lisa Mednick Powell, and Lillie Mae. Support for this podcast is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
For decades, coal was king in West Virginia. It paid good wages, paid the bills for many local services through taxes, and kept small towns alive. But more of our nation’s electricity is starting to come from other sources like wind and solar power. Coal is losing out. This Us & Them episode brings us three tales of coal and its future in Appal ...…
 
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Chris Knight, Sue Foley, The Quebe Sisters and Maya de Vitry, live on Mountain Stage with Larry Groce.Support for this podcast is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Chance McCoy, Big Possum Stringband, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer w/ Sam Gleaves, T-Mart Rounders, and Jody Carroll. Recorded with the Augusta Heritage Festival on the campus of Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, WV. https://augustaheritagecenter.org/Support provided by Adventures on the Gorgehttps://adventuresonthegorge.com/…
 
We’re in the midst of the 2019 hurricane season, and people in the Bahamas are still digging out from Hurricane Dorian. In 2018 hurricane Florence hit the coast of North Carolina, which left 51 people dead and caused $24 billion in damage in the state. Disaster relief programs provide assistance to many, but in the U.S. some people are not elig ...…
 
Charlie Hunter & Lucy Woodward, John Paul White, Molly Tuttle and Jeff Black perform live on Mountain Stage. Recorded in Marietta, OH with the Peoples Bank Theatre. Support provided by Adventures on the Gorge. https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
For the past three years, the Us & Them team has tracked the case of James Means since the 15-year-old boy was shot and killed by 62-year-old William Pulliam on the East End of Charleston, W.Va. The case got national attention partly because Pulliam is white and Means was black.This week, the story came to a sad unexpected conclusion.…
 
John Pizzarelli Trio, Catherine Russell, Devotchka, Kate Vargas and Bob Thompson Unit all in live performance. Support provided by Adventures on the Gorge.https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Science and faith can offer a different perspective of the world... of life... and of what we believe. When you mix in a third ingredient - politics - the dynamic can become toxic. Whether you consider evolution versus creationism or the causes of climate change, there are people who say their religious beliefs make it difficult for them to hav ...…
 
Guest host Kathy Mattea welcomes Steve Earle & the Dukes, Damien Jurado, Alsarah & the Nubatones, Erika Wennerstrom, and Vanessa Peters. Support is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. www.adventuresonthegorge.comBy West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
The Us & Them team has tracked the case of James Means — a 15-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Charleston, WV by William Pulliam back in November 2016. The case got national attention partly because Pulliam is white and Means was black. It was one of a number of shootings that focused on questions about racial injustice in our legal syst ...…
 
Performances from renowned duo The Milk Carton Kids, Steve Poltz, Vera Sola, Griffin House and Twisted Pine. Support for our podcast is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. www.adventuresonthegorge.comBy West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Last spring, we put out an episode called “Farm Wars.” It was about Arkansas farmers' never-ending battles with “pigweed” or as some call it “Satan’s Weed.” It’s incredibly hard to get rid of. There’s a controversy in that state over a herbicide called “dicamba” that’s used to keep the weeds at bay, but has divided the farming community. For mo ...…
 
Matt Nathanson, Stephen Kellogg, Carbon Leaf, Pete Muller, and Cashavelly Morrison perform live on Mountain Stage in Charleston, WV. Support for this podcast is provided by Adventures on the Gorge, the adventure resort where wild meets wonderful. www.adventuresonthegorge.comBy West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Episode #945 features Justin Townes Earle, Adia Victoria, Courtney Marie Andrews and The Trews, recorded live in Charleston, W.V. *Tank and the Bangas set is not included here at the request of the artist. Keep up with the band and purchase music at tankandthebangas.com. Support for this podcast is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. www.adven ...…
 
For nearly three years, the Us & Them team has tracked the case of James Means - a 15-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Charleston, WV, by William Pulliam, who was 62 years old at the time. The case got national attention partly because Pulliam is white and Means was black. It was one of a number of shootings that focused on questions abo ...…
 
MAD Magazine, once the touchstone of American satire and snark, is winding down its publication after 67 years. Trey says, as a kid, MAD’s adolescent-focused, subversive content helped him connect with his inner “wise ass.” It made him feel smarter and stupider at the same time. And now he’s trying to reconcile an Us & Them world without MAD fi ...…
 
For nearly three years, the Us & Them team has followed the James Means’ case - a 15-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Charleston, WV, by William Pulliam, who was 62 years old at the time. The case got national attention partly because Pulliam is white and Means was black. It was one of a number of shootings that focused on questions abou ...…
 
Two men, one a British citizen of Pakistani heritage, and the other a former housing police officer in the Boston area, were unlikely to meet, until the terror attacks of September 11th, 2001. But after the Bush Administration launched the War on Terror, Moazzam Begg was detained and held at the U.S. Detention Camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where ...…
 
U.S. immigration policies are very much in the spotlight recently with reports on conditions at some of the southern border detention camps and fresh concerns about children being held apart from their parents. Recently, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called these facilities “concentration camps” and was swiftly rebuked by people on the ...…
 
June is Gay Pride month across the U.S. and around the world. It’s a celebration of increased social acceptance and expanded legal rights. But as Trey has learned, despite that, there are still attitudes and even words that continue to cause pain. An Us & Them episode we called “Revisiting the Grand Palace” stirred up just such a reaction from ...…
 
Two college freshman spend a night together. There’s inexperience, miscommunication and things go wrong -- really wrong. One of them calls what happened sexual assault, the other calls it rape. But together, they’ve found a remarkable way to recover, heal and learn. For this episode, Trey speaks with Stephanie Lepp, the producer of the podcast ...…
 
Kathy Mattea guest-hosts as we welcome the David Bromberg Quintet, The Devil Makes Three, Eliza Gilkyson, Jarlath Henderson and The Suitcase Junket. Support is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Guest-host Kathy Mattea is back this week for a show taped in Morgantown, West Virginia with WVU Arts & Entertainment. You'll hear live performances by Darlingside, Greg Brown, Si Kahn & the Looping Brothers, Sean McConnell and Lula Wiles. Support for this podcast is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. www.adventuresonthegorge.com…
 
It’s a tough time to be a soybean farmer in the U.S. Soybeans are a $40 billion business in America, but crop prices plummeted last year because of the trade war between the U.S. and China. That has many farmers taking steps to boost their crop yields and effective weed prevention is one approach. For years, farmers kept even the stubborn “pigw ...…
 
Guest-host Kathy Mattea welcomes live performances from the Tim O'Brien Band, The Po' Ramblin' Boys, Charles Wesley Godwin, The Alison Brown Band and The Honey Dewdrops. Support for this podcast is provided by Adventures on the Gorge. www.adventuresonthegorge.comBy West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
Two and a half years ago, an African-American teen named James Means was shot and killed in Charleston, WV. An older white man, William Pullman faces first-degree murder charges. The trial was scheduled for this week, but instead, the Means family learned there's a new twist in the case. They talk with Trey and Lacie Pierson of the Charleston G ...…
 
Recorded at Ohio University in Athens, OH with help from our partners at WOUB Public Media. The Lone Bellow brings their ''Acoustic Triiio'' tour to the stage, plus we hear new songs from Over the Rhine, Anna Tivel, Adam Remnant and Scott Mulvahill. Support is provided by Adventures On the Gorge. www.adventuresonthegorge.com…
 
Host Larry Groce culled together this episode of songs by some of music's greatest songwriters, performed by various artists over the years on Mountain Stage.We touch on the songs of Bob Dylan, with performances by The Band, Chris Smither, Jimmy LaFave and The Derek Trucks Band.Songs of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter are done by Catherine Russe ...…
 
This week we hear live performances from Yonder Mountain String Band, Balsam Range, Peter Case, Oh Pep! and Les Poules Colin.Support provided by Adventures on the Gorge. https://adventuresonthegorge.com/By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
In Charleston, WV back in November 2016, William Pulliam, a 62-year-old white man, shot and killed James Means, a 15-year-old African-American boy. The case made national headlines. Reports say during his confession, Pulliam told police, “The way I look at it, that’s another piece of trash off of the street.” Trey has met with lawyers and other ...…
 
America has a drug addiction crisis. Recovery could take decades. Opioid addiction has hit Appalachia harder than any region in the nation. This episode, Trey talks to Caitlin Esch, a reporter for The Uncertain Hour podcast produced by APM’s Marketplace. Caitlin has spent years tracking the challenges of the drug epidemic in Wise County, VA, wh ...…
 
Jamgrass pioneers Leftover Salmon celebrate three decades as a band with an acoustic set of songs from their album ''Something Higher.'' You'll also hear a humorous set from Fred Eaglesmith and Tif Ginn, plus acclaimed Irish musicians The Jeremiahs, roots music super group Lovers Leap, and singer-songwriter Mark Cline Bates and WV Six. Make pla ...…
 
Measles cases have spiked in the first quarter of 2019 with outbreaks in ten states. Vaccinations prevent many communicable diseases, but measles is back. Epidemiologists believe it's because some parents do not immunize their children. As a result, the so called “herd protection” from disease that public health officials rely on, is weaker. Th ...…
 
Greensky Bluegrass and Donna the Buffalo perform songs from their new records live in Charleston, WV. West Virginia's own Andrew Adkins performs with an all-star band of Mountain State musicians, and we get a rollicking set of honky-tonk and country from Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis. Make plans to be a part of our radio audience live and i ...…
 
Mountain Stage kicks off it's 36th season with a show from the WVU Creative Arts Center in Morgantown, WV. You'll hear live performances from Gregory Alan Isakov, Mandolin Orange, Elysian Fields, Hush Kids and The Brother Brothers. Make plans to be a part of our radio audience live and in person- check out our live show schedule at www.mountain ...…
 
In the winter of 2016, we told the story of Anne Kelly Skinner, a Charleston, WV lawyer, who was transitioning from male to female. As Anne's body became less dude-like and more womanly, she was pleased. However, she worried her voice wouldn’t match her new body. There are many physical challenges for transgender people, one that doesn't get a ...…
 
Amy Ray Band, Crash Test Dummies, Parker Millsap, Anais Mitchell, and William Matheny join us as we record episode #935 and celebrate 35 years of Mountain Stage. Recorded live from Charleston, WV. Plan your visit to a live recording of Mountain Stage at mountainstage.org.By West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
As a West Virginia teenager, Amber Miller dropped out of school, took drugs and robbed homes. She wound up on the wrong side of the law and served time for a felony. In a youth correction center, she turned her life around, but after her release, had trouble finding a job to support her two sons. Like 8% of Americans with felony conviction, Amb ...…
 
How old were you when you first learned that police may think of you as a threat? You’ve never been told that? Chances are you’re not African American. In this episode, Trey Kay examines “The Black Talk,” which is the sober conversation that many black families have with their teenage kids – particularly teenage boys – about how they should con ...…
 
Throughout history, men have been seen as the dominant gender. Why is this? Some assume the model goes all the way back to the primitive cave man. Others believe the gender pecking order was commanded by God. In this episode, Trey speaks with John Biewen and Celeste Headlee about their “Men” series for the "Scene On Radio" podcast. In this epis ...…
 
Moazzam Begg, a British citizen of Pakistani heritage, and Albert Melise, a former housing police officer in the Boston area, were unlikely to have their life stories intersect and become friends; but then September 11 happened. After the Bush Administration launched the War on Terror, Begg was detained and held at the U.S. Detention Camp at Gu ...…
 
It’s that time of year again, when Trey’s Twitter and Facebook feeds flare up with posts about a “War on Christmas.” Every year there’s hubbub over how saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas” is TOO politically correct, or that a nativity scene doesn't belong on government property. Christmas traditionalists feel there’s an attack ...…
 
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