High school student Rania Zuri has made it her mission to end book deserts in West Virginia. Book deserts are places without libraries and bookstores, threatening literacy rates for young children. A senior at Morgantown High School, Zuri founded the LiTEArary Society to provide books to preschool children across West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A throwback to classic southern soul music from a modern-day band, our Song of the Week comes from Alabama’s St. Paul & the Broken Bones. Making their second appearance on Mountain Stage with songs from the highly acclaimed second full-length album “Sea of Noise,” here’s “Flow With It.”
This week’s show also features performances from songwriting and guitar great Mac McAnally, alt-rockers The Wild Reeds, jazzy-soul songwriter Chastity Brown and the immensely gifted singer and songwriter Sarah Siskind.
Like what you hear? Look for episode 902 in the Mountain Stage archive to hear the full episode, including songs we didn’t have time for on the radio. Stay tuned to NPR Music to hear the full set from Sarah Siskind.