On this West Virginia Morning, book deserts are places without nearby libraries or bookstores, which can be very hard for children just learning to read. Morgantown High School senior Rania Zuri is trying to fight that and bring books to kids in West Virginia. Inside Appalachia’s Mason Adams spoke with her.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
English singer-songwriter and musician Dave Mason has had his hand in countless classic rock staples, including his chart-topping single “We Just Disagree.” He performs it here, on the special 800th episode of Mountain Stage.
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Wilco will make their fourth appearance on Mountain Stage with a special extended set Sunday April 30 at the Templeton Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium on the campus of Ohio University in Athens, OH. Tickets are $25-35, and will be on sale Friday, January 20 at 10a.m. EST.Friday, January 20th also sees the LP and CD release of Wilco’s 12th album, Cruel Country, deemed one of the best of 2022 by The New York Times, NPR Music, Rolling Stone and others.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Larry Groce contributed to the local music scene even before he helped found Mountain Stage 39 years ago. He has received honors and accolades for his work, but this weekend he is receiving something unexpected: an honorary doctoral degree from WVU.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia Public Broadcasting is proud to announce that Larry Groce, co-founder and artistic director of Mountain Stage, will receive an honorary degree Saturday, Dec. 17 during the WVU December commencement ceremonies.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Tickets are still available for this Sunday's Mountain Stage taping in Charleston, W.Va. You can be a part of the radio audience as we record for NPR Music at the Culture Center Theater on the state capitol grounds at 7p.m. EST.Continue Reading Take Me to More News