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Community Connection: Charlottesville Community Bikes Valentine’s Fundraiser

Charlottesville Community Bikes is a nonprofit bike shop in Charlottesville that operates through Virginia Organizing to promote environmentally-sound transportation, recycle bicycles, and make cycling accessible in Charlottesville. Community Bikes is hosting their annual Valentine’s Day Fundraiser, Bake & Bike, on Friday February 12th, when costumed bike couriers will deliver pre-ordered bags of heart-shaped scones around Charlottesville. Their scones are baked by Sweet Holly’s Desserts, and all deliveries will be sanitary and contact-free. All proceeds from [...]

By |January 15th, 2021|Categories: Community Connection|0 Comments

Decade of Difference: Chicano Batman

Chicano Batman formed in Los Angeles in 2008, with the three band members bonding over a shared love for Brazilian Tropicalia music. Their self-funded first release came in 2009 and by 2012 had grown into a quartet before releasing a second record. The band really took off in 2015 after opening shows for Alabama Shakes and Jack White and a successful appearance at the Coachella Festival. Often called “LA’s House Band”, Chicano batman has avoided [...]

By |January 15th, 2021|Categories: Decade of Difference|0 Comments

Hear Together: Jubilee Family Development Center

The Jubilee Center has been helping children and adults in the Lynchburg community achieve a path to success for over 20 years. They offer multifaceted opportunities for all age levels – from after-school tutoring, mentoring programs, and summer camps for kids to GED classes, vocational programs, and computer workshops for adults. They have a robust athletics program and a new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) center. We spoke with founder and Executive Director [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: Hear Together|0 Comments

WNRN’s Dead Air 2.4 Premieres January 21st!

WNRN is proud to announce Dead Air 2.4 in celebration of our 24th year of great independent radio! Despite untold obstacles in planning our third annual Grateful Dead tribute we are incredibly excited to invite you to join us January 21st at 8pm for a livestream and broadcast special truly worth not  getting dressed up for! Tune in right here at WNRN.org as well as on our YouTube and Facebook pages and of course [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: Dead Air, Featured|0 Comments

Decade of Difference: Richard & Linda Thompson

From the start, the musical pairing of Richard and Linda Thompson seemed troubled. Richard Thompson had gained fame as the lead singer and songwriter for Fairport Convention the folk rock group he co-founded in 1967 and left in 1971. Linda (then Linda Peters) worked with Thompson on his poorly received first solo album “Henry the Human Fly” which at one point was the worst selling album ever released by his record label. Personally, the pair [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: Decade of Difference|0 Comments

Community Connection: GARCC Foundation Scholarship

The Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation in Fishersville, known as the GARCC Foundation, is a nonprofit that serves Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County. Their mission focuses on education, workforce development, quality of life, and community development. Through their Academic Achievers initiative, they've awarded over $200,000 in scholarships to local students to help them achieve the first step on their career path for over 11 years. The application process for 2021 is now open! [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Community Connection|0 Comments