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
As the stockings come down and the New Year’s champagne is brought out, take a breather and relax with some great live performance radio. Broadcast from 1am-5am Saturday and Sunday mornings here on West Virginia Public Radio, “Mountain Stage After Midnight” takes the best episodes from the show’s 31 year history and shares their memories and songs with our late-night listeners. Each week we’ll hand-pick two of our favorite episodes that’ll alternate order each night.
Tune in this Saturday December 27 and Sunday December 28 for the last “Mountain Stage After Midnight” of 2014!
First up: a June 2012 show featuring Todd Burge, The Quebe Sisters Band, Elizabeth Cook, Alejandro Escovedo and Justin Townes Earle.
Next is a September 2012 show, recorded at the North House Folk School in breathtaking Grand Marais, Minnesota. You’ll hear from Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore, Chip Taylor featuring Paal Flaata, Gretchen Peters, Jonathan Edwards and Chris Hillman & Herb Pederson.
Need more Mountain Stage in your life? Look no further than our new website, which features past show playlists and even a 24/7 Mountain Stage stream? Keep in touch with us on the show’s Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram, and subscribe to The Mountain Stage Podcast on iTunes to hear the best live performances around these public radio parts.