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10:55 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Morning Edition on Tuesday at 8:50am: 'CRYSALIS: A SOLO TRAGICOMEDY IN ONE ACT'

Stina Sieg recently spoke to Bay Area performer Evangeline Crittenden, who will bring her one-woman show, "Chrysalis: A Solo Tragicomedy in One Act," to Asheville Community Theatre's Black Box Theater at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 17. Crittenden is currently on an East Coast tour of her show, which was recently accepted into the New York International Fringe Festival. "Chrysalis" is performance at the crossroads of grief and growing up. Through music, stories, movement, puppetry and chocolate cake, writer and performer Crittenden leads the way towards optimism in the face of loss

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10:54 am
Mon May 14, 2012

WNCW's MerleFest Platinum Package Winner's Experience

Ian, Stella, Beth, Wayne - We survived, feeling happy!
Stella Taylor

Stella from California won WNCW's MerleFest Platinum Package for four after being entered into our Pre-Drive drawing.  Read about her experience...

MerleFest 25—The Experience of a Lifetime 

Thanks to my WNCW membership renewal, an unexpected stroke of luck, and WNCW’s generosity, two Californians with WNC roots in our hearts and two Asheville area natives are still feeling the glow of this most amazing festival.

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8:24 am
Wed May 9, 2012

Thursday on Morning Edition: GroWNC Is Not Just About Agriculture

Last week I spoke with members of the GroWNC Consortium, and found out that this project - now in it's 14th month of work - was formed thanks to Federal grant. The purpose of GroWNC is to look into the future of a five-county section of Western North Carolina and to create a plan- or a footprint - for a plan to grow the area's economies, governments, schools, small businesses, residents' lifestyles, and opportunities.

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12:01 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Morning Edition on Tuesday, May 8: ACTING LESSONS FOR POLITICIANS?

On North Carolina's all-important primary day, it's a conversation with a highly acclaimed, Manhattan-based acting coach about her new book, "Acting Lions."  Templeton helps us to have fun with politics by discussing some lessons that prominent politicians could use that might help them to perform better on the election trail, and help voters tell whether our politicians are being honest with us.  Go to http://pennytempletonstudio.com to download a free chapter of Acting Lions.

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7:00 am
Mon May 7, 2012

New Amnesty International Tribute Effort

This features Warren Haynes, Taj Mahal, Roseanne Cash, and the late Levon Helm.  Check it out: http://www.youtube.com/ToastToFreedom

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12:03 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

Gubernatorial Candidates Interview Series

Beginning Monday, April 30th through Monday, May 7th, WNCW presents a series of special interviews with each of the candidates in the North Carolina primary for Governor. Each candidate - Democratic and Republican - was asked the same three questions; each was given the same amount of time to answer them and to talk a little about themselves. These interviews will run during Morning Edition - two a day - at 7:50 and 8:50 am, leading up to the day before the May 8th primary.

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9:50 am
Thu April 26, 2012

WNCW Broadcasts MerleFest on WSIF 90.9

WNCW celebrates Merlefest this week, in its 25th year honoring Merle Watson.  Tune in to our WSIF 90.9 live broadcast if you're there!

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4:00 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Morning Edition on Thursday, April 26: Living Well With Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

This special day of information and encouragement for those living with Parkinson's or MS is Saturday, April 28. Lisa Cox, a Parkinson's patient and volunteer for GHS, talks about the importance of more people being aware of the symptoms of these chronic diseases. She also talks about the fact that being diagnosed with either is not a death sentence.

 

Learn more at www.GHS.org.

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4:00 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Morning Edition on Wednesday, April 25: "The Blood Sugar Solution" by Dr. Mark Hyman

Do you suffer from 'diabesity'? Almost 50 percent of Americans do and probably don't even know it. Dr. Hyman talks about the reasons why so many of us are either diabetic or on the verge of becoming diabetic. He also talks about how easy it is to reverse diabesity and not only lose weight, but become healthier overall. It's all about cooking and eating.

 

Find out more at www.DrHyman.com.

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