WNCW-FM Podcasts

Podcasts of visiting artists and local news stories.

Jennifer Bowman with the Asheville Citizen-Times answered questions about her stories on the former Manager for Buncombe County, Wanda Greene.  Greene and others are under investigation for fraud.  This interview aired originally on February 28, 2018.

Posted by Host and Producer of WNCW's More to the Story - Paul Foster, Senior Producer, News and PSA Coordinator, and NPR Morning Edition Regional Host  

On this episode we feature some of the artists making a big splash on our airwaves lately.  Tunes include a live 1963 album from the late great Doc Watson, R&B from England’s James Hunter Six, and newer voices as well, with a new spin on reggae from Holly Cook, hypnotic desert soundscapes from 3hatttrio, thick jazz grooves from Charlie Peacock and much more.

The Hickory Museum of the Art presents An Evening with Matthew (Matt) Diffee on March 2nd.  Matt is a well known and popular Cartoonist with ties to North Carolina, whose creations appear regularly in The New Yorker Magazine and Texas Monthly, and has even graced the pages of Esquire. Even if you listen to this podcast beyond the date Matt appeared in Hickory, you'll still enjoy his story, examples of his mostly single panel black and white cartoons, and how his artwork has even connected to Bluegrass Music.  The interview originally aired February 23, 2018.

"The Appalachian Origins of the Modern Civil Rights Movement in the USA" talk by William H. Turner will take place on Thursday, February 22 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the University of North Carolina Asheville in the Humanities Lecture Hall.

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