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History Dibs 'n' Dabs

Feb 3, 2016

  Each Tuesday through Thursday morning during Morning Edition,  the folks from Mountain Gateway Museum in Old Fort, NC bring us "History Dibs 'n' Dabs", brief explorations into the rich and colorful history of western North Carolina. 

 

     During this segment of WNCW's Friday Feature Interview of the Week - Flori Pate of Dig Local and Food Connection recapped the incredible news of what has been accomplished by groups and individuals, who joined the fight to feed the needy under the umbrella of Food Connection.  Flori also talks about an upcoming benefit for FC and describes the purpose of Dig Local.  Originally aired Jan. 29, 2016.

Posted by Friday Feature Interview of the Week Host and Producer, WNCW's Paul Foster

More to the Story-Lake James Property Grant

Feb 3, 2016

From Jan. 27's More To The Story, Karen Chavez from the Asheville Citizen-Times discusses Lake James State Park and the Linville Gorge being a part of a conservation plan involving 129 acres of property.

This information was posted by More to the Story's Host and Producer - Paul Foster, Senior Producer, Public Service and News Coordinator, and Morning Show Host at WNCW

This week, we re-visit a session from just a few months ago with the adventurous and innovative Jon Stickley Trio, travel all the way back to 1998 to hear Claire Lynch in Studio B along with Jim Hurst and Missy Raines, and we'll listen to an interview and performance from 2003 with Mary Gauthier.

Joe Kendrick talks with comedian, actor, author, playwright and musician Steve Martin.  Steve will talk about his second collaboration with fellow Texas native Edie Brickell on their album So Familiar, about living in Brevard NC, working with Steep Canyon Rangers and more in this wide ranging interview.

Join Joe Kendrick as he talks with comedian, actor, author, playwright and musician Steve Martin at 8:50 a.m. Thursday, January 28th.  Steve will talk about his second collaboration with fellow Texas native Edie Brickell on their album So Familiar, about living in Brevard NC, working with Steep Canyon Rangers and more in this wide ranging interview.

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NPR Music is hosting the Tiny Desk Contest through February 2, 2016.  Unknown bands and musicians are invited to submit a video of themselves performing one song at a desk of their choice.  The winner will perform at Bob Boilen's Tiny Desk along with a four-part tour.  Read more here.

More to the Story-Homelessness in Asheville

Jan 26, 2016

Reporter for the Mountain Xpress, Max Hunt, was the guest during this segment of WNCW's More To The Story, as he talked about the current state of Homelessness in Asheville and Buncombe County.  The original air date for this interview was Jan. 20, 2016.

Posted by the Host and Producer of More to the Story - WNCW's Paul Foster

It was a two for one segment of the 'Friday Feature Interview of the Week' when WNCW talked with Sophie Mills of UNC-Asheville and New York Journalist and Author Andrew Scotchie, a native of Asheville.  Mills was named the 2015 Collegiate Teaching Award Winner - a first for a professor within the NC system.  Scotchie was named the winner of  the Wille Parker Peace History Book Award for "A Gallery of Ashevillians: The History of a People of a Mountain Town."  Originally aired Jan. 15, 2016.

Live Friday, January 29th at 1pm: DYLAN LEBLANC

Jan 21, 2016

This Muscle Shoals-born singer/songwriter was seemingly born with the talent of blending blues, soul, and country/Americana sounds seamlessly together, and his new, third release, Cautionary Tale, is his strongest yet. He's in our area for shows in Knoxville Wednesday and Asheville Thursday. We're pleased to welcome him back for another live session.

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