In the first half of today's program, we explore an ongoing 15 year Salisbury University program that sends students and faculty to the Eastern Correctional Institution in Westover, Maryland to discuss philosophy with the inmates. How does philosophy give prisoners a changing sense of self and how they relate to society at large?
This week we’ll meet Talbot County sculptor Jan Kirsh. We’ll hear the story of Kitty Knight who defied invading British Troops during the War of 1812. Kate Patton of the Lower Shore Land Trust will tell us about the importance of vernal pools in our gardens. And we will hear the conclusion of Dave Wilson’s series on invasive plants.
Based on her book, The Children of Willesden Lane, the Willesden Lane Mother’s Day Special tells the story of Ms. Golabek’s own mother, a Jewish teenager living in Vienna just before the start of WWII who holds on to her music and her dreams to survive one of the darkest periods in world history.
This week we will meet artists and entrepreneurs Jan Crumple and Taylor Collins. We will hear about the Dover Chocolate Murders. Scott Duncan will bring us the May garden planner. And naturalist Dave Wilson will have Part II of his series on invasive plants.
On our show this week, meet Milton painter Bill Patterson. In honor of her being named the new face of the $20 bill we will reprise our story of Delmarva native Harriet Tubman. We’ll hear about which native plants benefit pollinators like the Monarch butterfly and Dave Wilson will bring us part one of a series on the negative impact of invasive non-native plants.
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In honor of next weekend’s Delmarva Birding Weekend and the Ward World Championship Carving Competition meet wildfowl sculptor, Rich Smoker who will receive a Living Legends award from the Ward Foundation. Also hear how music played a part in the lives of legendary master wildfowl carvers Lem and Steve Ward. We’ll learn about the Delaware Botanical Gardens being created in Dagsboro. And, Jim Rapp will tell us about some neo-tropical tourists who visit our region this time of year.
Starting Monday, April 18th the World Cafe with David Dye will be moving to 6PM on WSDL, 90.7 FM. Subsequently, all of our evening line up of music discovery program s will begin one hour earlier. WSDL, 90.7 FM will be you source for eclectic music discovery in the evenings, starting with two hour of the World Cafe.
This week we will meet painter Fred Sprock. We’ll hear about the Chesapeake Storytelling Festival. Megan Mudron and Bret Hines of Naturally Sun Kissed Farm will tell us about getting started as home brewers. And naturalist Dave Wilson will bring us part two of a conversation with botanist Wes Knapp about Delmarva’s rare plants.
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Join us this Sunday, April 10th at 1PM on WSCL, 89.5 as "Classical Guitar Alive" returns to Sunday's schedule of great classical music.
Then, stay tuned at 2PM for the show that answers everything you wanted to know about Classical Music, "The Record Shelf". Jim Svejda reviews old and new recordings and presents artist retrospectives and insightful interviews.
The sounds of spring are everywhere - especially in the WSCL 89.5 studio! DPR's Spring Membership Drive begins this Friday, April 8th and runs through Friday, April 15th. That's your opportunity to pledge your support for the station and the programming you love. But you don't have to wait until the drive begins to contribute, you can donate anytime online at delmarvapublicradio.net
This week we will meet Dana Simson the artist who owns Chesapeake East. We’ll hear the story of Salisbury’s beginnings. We will learn about a small family farm in Bishopville. And Dave Wilson will introduce us to an expert on Delmarva’s rare plants.
This week we will meet muralist and art teacher Lori Conner. We’ll look into the history of Milford, Delaware. We’ll hear the April Garden Planner, and naturalist Jim Rapp will tell us about shorebird migration along the Delaware Bayshore.
In honor and anticipation of Delmarva Public Radio's 5K Tie Dye Run, we present a very special edition of The Show About. Our theme this week is, of course, "running". You'll hear everyone from Sam Cooke to Jackson Brown to Yes to Sioxsie and the Banshees.