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In honor of Juneteenth, WHRO FM will highlight the work of classical composers and performers of African descent, both past and present, on Saturday, June 19.

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This week, WHRV’s Jordan Christie and Barry Graham present “Tapping Gaston,” which looks back at how the Lake Gaston Pipeline helped secure an independent source of water for the city. Hear the four-day series this week during Morning Edition

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Father's Day is the most difficult day of the year for some men. Renowned actor Greg Ellis is one of them. In this episode of Watching America, we hear about his new book, "The Respondent: Exposing the Cartel of Family Law." 

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Marie St. Clair is a playwright and singer from Hampton. She's directing the "Juneteenth: Emancipation and Celebration through Spoken Word Theatre and Music" in partnership with the Hampton History Museum. 

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Buzz Busby was known as the "Father of D.C. Bluegrass." This week on Pickin' on WHRV, we'll hear music from him and other greats of the genre. Join us on Sunday at 7 p.m.  

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Acoustic Highway this week celebrates Pride month with music from local artists Tret Fure and Narissa Bond. Plus, we have a preview of some upcoming local shows.

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Next week, hear remarkable stories of LGBT+ rights, told by the people who were there. It's a special episode of the BBC program Witness History.

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Joél Casanova is a local hip-hop dancer and educator. He teaches private students of all ages through his company BeatHunter Dance, focused on personal style, joy, and helping others process their feelings through movement.

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