WNCW-FM Podcasts

Podcasts of visiting artists and local news stories.

Friday Feature: Annual Writers Workshop

Mar 22, 2017
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Isothermal Community College is gearing up for its Annual Writer's Workshop and this edition of the Friday Feature Interview of the Week provides discussion with the featured speakers and presenters, Authors Julia Franks and Mary Ann Claud.  The event is April 8th.  This segment originally aired on March 17, 2017.

Posted by Host and Producer of The Friday Feature, WNCW's Paul Foster

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This More to the Story from March 15, 2017 focused on a series of stories by the Charlotte Observer's Ames Alexander about Solitary Confinement for prisoners in Charlotte.  The investigation involved confinement that carried on for over a year for some prisoners. Youth prisoners in solitary confinement and how this might effect their mental state and well-being. Can all cases be justified?

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More To The Story, Paul Foster

On The Way Up
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In this episode, we get to a couple of great regional releases, dive into the latest from one of our all-time favorites in Marty Stuart, plus get an ear for the return of iconic indie band The Feelies, and we’ll go back to the early 1970s for a big hit on our “Segue Of The Week”. There’s also the segment “DJ For A Day” where I show a bit of what life behind the microphone is like, this week going back to the Purple Prose theme with a juicy promotional piece to give you a case of the old eye-rolls.

The Friday Feature: Charlotte's HousingFest

Mar 15, 2017

HousingFest, the concert dedicated to ending homelessness in Charlotte was held on March 11th.  The interview features info about the third annual concert - it also focuses on Charlotte's Urban Ministry Center who oversees the mission to end homelessness year round.  This year's event was headlined by Saint Paul and the Broken Bones and in the past, Jim Lauderdale.  Representatives Katie Church and Robert Nesbit were guests. This segment originally aired March 10, 2017.

More to the Story - Politics From The Pulpit?

Mar 15, 2017
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Asheville Citizen-Times, State and Federal Government Reporter Mark Barrett took part in WNCW's More to the Story on March 8, 2017 to talk about his article "Politics In The Pulpit -Where To Draw The Line." Recently, President Donald Trump proposed ending a 1954 law that says churches and other organizations risk losing tax-exempt status if they endorse political candidates.

Posted by Host and Producer of More to the Story, Paul Foster - WNCW Senior Producer, News Coordinator, and Morning Show Host