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In the later part of her more than 45 year career, Rory Block has become a musical history teacher.  “A Woman’s Soul: A Tribute to Bessie Smith” is the first of a series she will dedicate to the women of the blues.

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Mal discusses The Maltese Falcon, the first film is his annual Summer Film Festival at the NARO. Plus learn about some of Humphrey Bogart's off-screen adventures, including one in Norfolk.

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WHRO FM is bringing some of the area's best classical musicians to Chesapeake! Join us tonight for lawn games, food trucks and inspiring performances.

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The Virginia Symphony has a new assistant conductor. WHRO FM's Tristan Morris-Mann sat down with him to talk about his creative process as the conductor looks forward to his first concert on July 12. 

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Jim James’s third solo album has a title that perfectly describes it. “Uniform Distortion” is a collection of guitar-ready rockers from the leader of  My Morning Jacket.

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The play has been described by The New Yorker as “Sesame Street meets the Exorcist.”

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Local musician Wyatt Baldwin stops by Acoustic Highway this Sunday to visit with host Barry Graham. Tune in on WHRV FM at 9 p.m.

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Every decade has songs that are cherished and remembered, but what about the songs that aren’t? WHRV Host Jeff Sandner is giving those songs the attention they deserve with his program Lost in the Shuffle.

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