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As we head into 2021, we've updated our WHRO smartphone app to move at the speed of your life and interests. Take our programs from WHRO and WHRV FM with you wherever you go!

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We’re excited to kick off another year of sharing great classical music with you! We have a great line up for 2021, including a virtual chamber music concert series that kicks off Jan. 11 on our Facebook page. 

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Legendary Bluegrass guitarist Tony Rice died on Christmas Day. Join us this week on Pickin' as we remember this remarkable musician and his lasting contributions to Bluegrass music. 

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What can we learn from the Southern films of the past? Last week, Dr. Alan Campbell spoke with author Ben Beard about some of the most memorable movies—the good, the bad, and the contentious.

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Remember the excitement that accompanied bringing a newborn into the world? What happens if you learn your child has special needs? Lisa Godley recently spoke with Mark and Dawn Lawrence about their journey and how they are helping other parents. 

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WHRO-FM will air "The Ballad of the Brown King," a cantata by Margaret Bonds on Saturday, December 19. Rebecca Weinstein interviewed Malcolm J. Merriweather, who produced this world premiere recording with the Dessoff Choirs.

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Celebrate the season Sunday night with annual "Sunday Before Christmas" holiday program. We'll have bluegrass, acoustic tunes, local talent, some old classics and a few instrumentals. Don't miss it! It all kicks off at 6 p.m. 

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Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University present a new rendition of “A Christmas Carol" this year. Rebecca spoke with director, adaptor, and actor Patrick Mullins.

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