The solution is telepathy ..

May 29, 2007 by onair

This week on the Paris of the South radio hour the second part of our French -English love/hate relationship . An exploration of our languages with many weird sound illustrations : tony Blair speaking french -The Monthy Python making fun of France -Eartha Kitt showering France with love – Steve Martin trying to understand French – Lauren’s Tate french oral exam and many fun, hilarious other surprises … Enjoy the show !

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Francois and Stephanie

Making Progess: Shuler’s voting record, lobbying for the environment, partisan city council races and more with guest Brownie Newman, plus

May 29, 2007 by onair

the scoop on a recent Presidential Directive (#51) that gives Bush control of THE ENTIRE GOVERNMENT in case of an emergency, natural disaster, etc. He gets to decide what constitutes the disaster, and then he takes control. Tune in to WPVM for the rebroadcast at 1 pm today, or download the show from the wpvm archives page.

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“What Nourishes” this week? Connie Regan-Blake

May 28, 2007 by onair

Internationally-known storyteller and workshop-leader Connie Regan-Blake talks about the art of storytelling and tells of her recent visit to Uganda, where she gathered stories from the artist-women involved in Bead for Life.

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This series of What Nourishes is being underwritten by Earth Exchange, the Asheville foundation dedicated to support sustainability initiatives in the Southern Highlands.  Call (828) 255-8001 for information.

Friday 5/24 on Stunt Cypher Mayhem: Charlie Louvin in Studio with Stephen Kirbach

May 24, 2007 by onair

Join host Stephen Kirbach as he welcomes Charlie Louvin of the Louvin Brothers fame Friday at 2:30 pm on WPVM and Stunt Cypher Mayhem.

The Louvin Brothers were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001. Influence to countless American artists such as EmmyLou Harris, Gram Parsons and the Byrds, The Louvins had been recording since the early fifties. At almost eighty years old, Charlie is touring behind his new disc on Tompkins Square Records. This disc pairs him with luminaries of modern pop and country including Elvis Costello, George Jones, Jeff Tweedy, and Alex McManus of Bright Eyes.

Charlie will appear appears at Harvest Records at 1:00 pm for a record signing, then at WPVM and later Friday evening at the Grey Eagle, then on to Bonnaroo in June.

Tune in for this interview and perhaps live performance, only on WPVM, The Progressive Voice of the Mountains.

French and English:a love-hate relationship(part 1)

May 24, 2007 by onair

This week in the Paris of the South radio hour Stephanie and Francois invite you to discover the bilingual solution . French is invaded by angliscisms and they do not like it ! Listen to a very curious show where you will also learn that there is more than 30 000 french words in the English language .. Parlez vous Francais ?.. YOU DO actually .
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Bill Gerhardt on “What Nourishes”

May 23, 2007 by onair

Visit the WPVM Archive page to join Stephanie as she talks with this week’s What Nourishes guest
        Bill Gerhardt, jazz composer, pianist and teacher

Enjoy the sounds from a recent solo performance and nibble on some Cotangent delights.
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What Nourishes  is underwritten by Earth Exchange, the local non-profit dedicated to supporting sustainability initiatives in the Southern Highlands.  Call (828) 255-8001 for more info.

Sirens’ Muse interview with Laura Veirs

May 22, 2007 by onair

Hi All. It’s AJ from Sirens’ Muse. I was lucky enough to get a quick phone interview with one of my favorite women musicians, Laura Veirs, on last Sunday’s show. You can listen to the show that features the interview until 5/28 through the WPVM Archives.  Laura Veirs songs are sprinkled throughout the show, and the interview is about half way through.  Enjoy!