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.
Beginning April 4th, you can start off your classical music evenings with the venerable and affable Bill McGlaughlin as Exploring Music moves to 6PM.
Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each five-program series builds off a single theme ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time periods.
This week we will have the Spring culture preview so you can get ready to enjoy all that Delmarva has to offer for the arts, heritage, and more. We will hear the story of Thomas Savage who was probably the first permanent English settler on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. And naturalist Dave Wilson talks with Jim White of the Delaware Nature Society about snakes.
J.S. Bach’s Saint John Passion was written during his first year in Leipzig, and was first performed on Good Friday 1724, shortly after Bach's 39th birthday. The work narrates the Passion of Christ as told in the Gospel of John. The Rochester, NY Bach Festival presents Bach’s St. John Passion, recorded at Reformation Lutheran Church with Rochester area-musicians, conducted from the harpsichord by David Chin. Soloists include Pablo Bustos as The Evangelist, Joshua Ooms, as Jesus and Joel Balzun as Pilate.
This week we will meet wood working artist Austin Barrett. We will hear the legend of Delmarva’s notorious Patty Cannon. We’ll learn about daffodils and naturalist Jim Rapp will tell us about the annual return of one of Delmarva's avian icons, the Osprey
The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner is a woman from Pakistan named Malala Yousafzai. When she was 15, the Taliban targeted her for her work in advocating girls’ education, leading to a violent attack on her and her father’s lives. She amazingly survived and became a world leader in global girls’ education. As part of Women's History month, Salisbury University screed a documentary about the life and Malala and hosted a roundtable discussion of the impact of the education of women in a global context.
This week we will meet Chinese brush painter Lillian. In honor of Women’s history month, hear the courageous story of Delmarva’s own Kitty Knight. We’ll get some ideas from Scott Duncan for gardeners who want something to do while waiting for the winter weather to break. And we’ll hear naturalist Dave Wilson and his conversation with Jim White of the Delaware Nature Society about Delmarva's amphibians.
In Easton, efforts to remove the Confederate monument known as the "Talbot Boys" have failed. The controversy continues, however, with the Talbot Branch of the NAACP and the ACLU of Maryland filing a complaint with the Open Meetings Compliance Board because minutes of a closed door session were not released.
In the second half, we look back at the history of racial tension in Baltimore with Baltimore Sun Reporter Antero Pietila, author of, "Not in my Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City".
This week we will meet realist painter Stasia Hubeck. We’ll learn about Rev. Charles A. Tindley, one of America’s great gospel music composers. Scott Duncan will bring us the March Garden Planner and naturalist Jim Rapp to tell us about hiking trails on Assateague Island.
On Today's program, Hal Wilson speaks with Reverend George Williamson. We discuss George’s participation in the North Carolina sit-ins in 1960 and how that experience changed his life.
In the second half, former Salisbury University professor Clara Small, a member of the Maryland Governor’s Commission to Study the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland, discusses the Harlem Renaissance and particularly the controversial author Zora Neale Hurston.
This week we’ll meet plein air painter Michele Green. Marilyn Buerkle will tell us about Teackle Mansion. We’ll hear about that culinary delicacy of the marsh – the Muskrat. And naturalist Jim Rapp will tell us about some the Glenn L. Martin National Wildlife Refuge.