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Domenic Salerni and Stephen Whale - Violin and Piano

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Sunday, September 24th, 2017 - 3pm

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Kacee Reitz

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Kacee Reitz is WVIA's Artist of the Week

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Dave Chappelle On Comedy And Politics In The Age Of President Trump

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Preparing for a month-long residency at Radio City Music Hall, Chappelle talks about growing up in D.C. and his decision to host the first SNL after the presidential election.

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Madeline Delarche and Don Nguyen

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Madeline Delarche and Don Nguyen are WVIA's Artists of the Week

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Brandon Walter and Anna Lehane

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Brandon Walter and Anna Lehane are WVIA's Artists of the Week

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Good Music Is The Best Revenge On Waxahatchee's 'Out In The Storm'

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Katie Crutchfield, who performs under the name Waxahatchee, releases energy and emotion with pinpoint precision on her new album. Critic Ken Tucker has a review.

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The Shins: Tiny Desk Concert

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James Mercer, the emotional and creative heart of The Shins, gives a moving performance at the Tiny Desk, with two new songs and a classic from the band's 2003 album Chutes Too Narrow.

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Marty Weaver and William Knauth

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Marty Weaver and William Knauth

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Billy Bragg On Skiffle, The Movement That Brought Guitar To British Radio

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The singer describes skiffle as "a bunch of British school boys in the mid '50s playing Lead Belly's repertoire ... on acoustic guitars." Bragg's new book is Roots, Radicals And Rockers.

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Review: Daphni, 'Fabriclive 93'

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The new album from Caribou's Dan Snaith is a continuous mix consisting entirely of brand new music and exclusive remixes.

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Is Fondant Free Speech? Chefs Show Support For Gay Marriage As Court Case Looms

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At Duke University, A Bizarre Tour Through American History And Palates

Through the Rubenstein Test Kitchen project, librarians and staff re-create historical recipes from thousands of...

'Stronger' Does The Hard Work To Earn Its Every Inspiring Moment

Director David Gordon Green's film stands out from others like it because it prizes "understanding Bauman's...