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This month on WHRO-FM, we celebrate African American classical composers and music-makers who transformed our musical landscape.

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“Softly, tenderly, using delicate voices,” those are the final words of the last song on the new Mandolin Orange album, and it’s an apt description of the band’s approach to these songs of loss, grief and ultimately comfort.

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Photo by Samuel Flint, courtesy of Virginia Stage Company

Last weekend, Virginia Stage Company opened their production of the musical Fun Home at the Wells Theatre in Downtown Norfolk. 

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This week in Mal’s World, Mal Vincent discusses author and speaker Hope Mihalap and actress Carol Channing.

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Please join us for an evening of original music and song at O'Connor Brewing Company. Contestants from the Lyrical Singer/Songwriter Contest will present their work. Check out our top 15 finalists.

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Never has protest music sounded this sweet. Michael Franti & Spearhead, eighteen years after vol. 1, have released "Stay Human vol. 2."

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Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul hosted by Grammy award-winning gospel singer Cece Winans, is a four-part series that celebrates Black gospel music’s profound and under-acknowledged influence on early rock and soul music.

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Dietmar Rabich / Wikimedia Commons / “Los Angeles (California, USA), Hollywood Boulevard, Benny Goodman

This Week, the Saturday Night Fish Fry revisits the groundbreaking 1938 Benny Goodman Concert at Carnegie Hall. Saturday, Jan 26 at 8pm on WHRV FM and live on

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