Friday Feature of the Week

The newly formed Flat Rock Playhouse Studio 52 (located in Flat Rock, NC) recently named Sue Fair as its Director of Education.  Sue joined WNCW in Studio A on Thursday, June 11 during Morning Edition.  Have a listen about all the excitement building around the already beloved Flat Rock Playhouse with the addition of Studio 52 - a perfect place for the young actor or actors in your life.

Friday Feature: Buzz Buzz... Pollination Rocks!

Jun 15, 2015

Phyllis Stiles, Director of Bee City USA, was the special guest of this WNCW Friday Feature Interview of the Week from June 12.  Phyllis told what Bee City USA is all about, some of the cities that have been designated as a Bee City, and details of a Pollination Celebration in Asheville.  Pollination is so crucial to our environment.  Listen to learn more.

Friday Feature - WNC Filmmaker Debuts Documentary

Jun 10, 2015

Hendersonville's David Weintraub was WNCW's guest on this Friday Feature Interview of the Week that aired on June 5.  This filmmaker proudly talked about his new documentary about Sea Turtles just prior to the film making it Western NC debut.  The film had already shown at a film festival in Charleston, SC, where it was an award winner.

Friday Feature-WNC Storyteller Connie Regan Blake

Jun 2, 2015

WNCW's Friday Feature of the Week from May 29 spotlighted the 40- year plus career of Storyteller Connie Regan Blake, who recently had some of her materials placed in the Library of Congress.

Friday Feature-TEDx Premering in Tryon

May 27, 2015

TED and TED X is a continuing growing trend that brings people together to discuss old or new ideas. Described as a way to start conversations that lead to so much more.  Tryon, NC, will join the cities presenting yearly TED X events when they introduce one this September.  Special guest on the Friday Feature of the Week from May 22 was Co-Event Organizer Loti Woods.

     This Friday Feature from May 1st, involved the Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture and their new web based support for Western NC - High Country Farmers and details of a new book pertaining to its mission, etc.

Friday Feature of the Week: Autism

May 4, 2015

   April was National Autism Awareness Month.  The Friday Feature of the Week, first airing on April 17th, featured Kathy Dolbee, Resource Specialist for the Autism Society of Western NC.  The interview covered what Autism means, how it affects those with the condition, stats on the number of children with the condition in NC, and ways to treat and manage it as best as possible.

This outstanding 'Friday Feature Interview of the Week' was about the recently announced Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Partnership awarding $5,000 to the Liston B. Ramsey Center for Regional Studies at Mars Hill University to support a documentary film on Madison Co. Master Fiddler Roger Howell.  During this interview from April 3 (2015), you'll hear the details from Howell himself and Hannah Furgiuele, programming coordinator for the center at Mars Hill.

Friday Feature - Historic Saluda Train Depot

Mar 31, 2015

Saving the Town of Saluda (NC) Train Depot was the topic during this feature from March 27, 2015.  This chat with Dr. George Jones, the towns oldest living citizen and town historian, and the chairman for a committee to save the depot cover its history and plans to preserve its future for generations to come.

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Mar 31, 2015

This particular Friday Feature Interview of the Week from March 13, 2015 was an interview with Isothermal Community College VP Thad Harrill about the new Hospitality Tourism Institute being offered by the college.