On today's program, Delmarva Public Radio General Manager Dana Whitehair and Programming and Operations Director Chris Ranck discuss the results of the 2017 Delmarva Public Radio Winter Survey and the future of Delmarva Public Radio.
you can view and download a .pdf copy of the Survey Results here.
Philadelphia-based composerSheridan Seyfried sat down with WSCL's Chris Ranck during the Spring Membership Drive for an hour-long conversation about the art of composition, the future of classical music and Seyfried's "From Celtic to Classical" concert series in Delaware.
Delmarva Public Radio Garners Support for March Fundraiser
A Mid-Shore family with deep regional roots and an historic tie to its arts community has announced its support for Delmarva Public Radio (DPR) with a significant gift to be used as an incentive for listeners throughout the area to pledge their support to Delmarva Peninsula’s flagship public radio services.
In the first segment of today's program, we look at a Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture exhibit showcasing the unique schools that rose under the initiative of Julius Rosenwald and highlighting African American Education on the Eastern Shore.
In the second half, we look at the current state of the Women's Movement and ponder the future.
The first half-hour of today's program is an interview by phone with author Thomas Hollyday. Tommy has a series of seven mystery novels called The River Sunday Romance Mystery series. All the novels are set in the Chesapeake region. Tommy weaves history and legend of the Chesapeake in his contemporary mysteries. He has an abiding concern for the wild habitat of the region and a part of the proceeds from his books goes to support wildlife drinking water resources.
Join visionary pianist and composer Conrad Tao for broadcasts from the 33rd Shanghai Spring International Music Festival. This 4-part series is a kaleidoscope of orchestral and chamber works, and the ancient instruments of the Silk Road.
On today's program, we look at violence and the racial divide. Plus, a look at the history of the Rosenwald schools, which were built to educate African Americans still struggling under Jim Crow. In the second half we explore violence along the racial divide and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Violence along the racial divide:
Deborah Tulani Salahu-Din, Exhibition Researcher with the Smithsonian Museum.
On today's program we talk about mystery writers Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, and Ross Macdonald with Karen Huston Karydes. In her recently published book Hard-Boiled Anxiety, Karen looks at the life and work of Hammett, Chandler, and Macdonald through a Freudian framework. Macdonald is not too difficult, he tells us that his work is a reflection of his personal life and the Freudian analysis that he went through, but Hammett and Chandler?
In the first half of today's program, we look at the rising millennial generation and its impact on the recent election. In the second half, Maryland Delegate Mary Beth Carozza stops by the to talk about the current legislative session.
Guests: Charlotte King, Chair of the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice
Amber Green with the Fenix Youth Project
and James Yamakawa with Show Up For Racial Justice
Plans are underway for a major urban greenway that would run from Shumaker Pond to Pemberton Park in Salisbury. Salisbury Major Jake Day elaborates on the plan on today's program. Also, we take a look at the Presidency of Barack Obama.
Guests: Salisbury Mayor Jake Day
Michael O'Loughlin, Political Science Professor at Salisbury University
Billy Earl Amos , incoming Head of the Wicomico County Democratic Club and host of Delmarva Americana (heard Saturday nights 8-10 PM on WSDL, 90.7)
Salisbury University opens during normal hours Tuesday, January 10.
Liberal leave is in effect for University employees. Those planning to take liberal leave should consult their supervisors in advance. Students, faculty and staff traveling to SU are urged to use caution, as some public roads, as well as portions of the campus, may still be icy in spots.
Friday, January 6, 2017SU Closed 6 a.m. January 7 to 6 a.m. January 8 for Winter StormSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University will close 6 a.m. Saturday, January 7, to 6 a.m. Sunday, January 8, in anticipation of the impact of Winter Storm Helena on the Delmarva Peninsula.
Comic books and graphic novels are big business. After the decline of the 1990's, they are making a comeback and are not just produced by national brand names like DC or Marvel. There are local independents who have been helped by the coming of the internet.
We will start our show this week with our favorite heritage story from this past year: Thomas Savage American Dreamer. Jim Rapp will tell us about winter birding along our inlets and beaches. And we will finish up with a look back at all the artist interviews we have done.
NOTE: This is the final broadcast of the Delmarva Almanac.
Hosted by Michael Barone, this is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music.
This week we will dip into our archives to hear some of the of the history of Assateague Island. And, naturalist Jim Rapp will tell us about another one of those bird tourists who visit our region - the snowy owl. But first up here is an all new interview with Dover jeweler and sculptor Arden Bardol.