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Nastassja Swift

Nastassja Swift is a multi-disciplinary artist and Virginia native. Her solo exhibit, Canaan: when I read your letter, I feel your voice, opened this past summer in Hampton. The exhibit featured installations and collaborative performance that intimately displayed the exchange between her and her brother, who is currently incarcerated.

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Duration: 00:06:35

Station:WHRO


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Ramblin' Randy Battaglia

Artist and musician Ramblin' Randy Battaglia relies on his creative side to find contentment as he tries to make his way, living out of a van. Painting and playing music take the edge off of his often hard life.

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Duration: 00:08:51

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Greg Gutty

Portsmouth musician Greg Gutty has created a new sound called Rehipsoul. It's an updated fusion of Reggae, Hip-Hop and Rhythm and Soul. Described as an old soul with a new twist, Gutty is a passionate young singer who has been performing since the age of 5.

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Duration: 00:09:10

Station:WHRO


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Norfolk Tour Co Neon District Murals

Discover Norfolk's arts, culture, and history on walking tours of the city's vibrant districts. Norfolk Tour Company offers insider perspectives on this coastal Virginia destination.

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Duration: 00:02:20

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Shakespeare in the Plot

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet runs in a weekend-long celebration at the Plot in Norfolk’s NEON District. Rebecca Weinstein spoke with the show's leads, Enver Siddiky and Noelle Peterson.

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Duration: 00:03:25

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Earth, Fire, and Possibility: Stephen Marder

FOR POTTER AND EDUCATOR STEPHEN MARDER, CLAY IS HIS PREFERRED MEDIUM. HAVING WORKED WITH IT FOR YEARS, HE CONTINUES TO DISCOVER NEW WAYS OF APPROACHING IT AND SHARES THAT KNOWLEDGE WITH STUDENTS AT HIS LOCAL STUDIO.

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Duration: 00:08:34

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Dathan Kane

BORN IN HAMPTON, VIRGINIA, DATHAN KANE IS A CONTEMPORARY ARTIST WHO PAINTS IN BLACK AND WHITE. WITH JUST TWO COLORS, HE RENDERS BOLD COMPOSITIONS FEATURING ABSTRACT SHAPES THAT REPRESENT WHAT HE IS GOING THROUGH IN LIFE.

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Duration: 00:06:56

Station:WHRO


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Matthew McGuinness - Gormandizing Mural

IN NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, DESIGNER AND ARTIST MATTHEW MCGUINNESS TEAMED UP WITH STUDENTS FROM THE GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS TO CREATE A MURAL THAT EXPLORES WHAT LUNCHTIME MEANS IN THE CITY.

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Duration: 00:04:32

Station:WHRO


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WHRO - Not for the Weak Records

Not for the Weak Records is a Virginia based hardcore punk record label.

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Duration: 00:06:13

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Elder Anderson Johnson

WE LEARN ABOUT THE LIFE AND ART OF ELDER ANDERSON JOHNSON. A PREACHER, MUSICIAN, AND VISUAL ARTIST, HIS WORK HAS FOUND A PERMANENT HOME AT THE DOWNING-GROSS CULTURAL ARTS CENTER IN NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA.

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Duration: 00:13:09

Station:WHRO


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Freeman Vines

FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS, ARTIST, LUTHIER, AND SPIRITUAL PHILOSOPHER FREEMAN VINES HAS BEEN BUILDING GUITARS OUT OF FOUND MATERIALS. WE VISIT VIRGINIA TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE HAND-CARVED INSTRUMENTS AND THE TRUTHS THEY CARRY.

Type: Segment

Duration: 00:09:19

Station:WHRO


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Nike Shoe Design Contest Winner: Kenny Jones

WE TAKE A TRIP TO VIRGINIA TO MEET KENNY JONES. FOR A CONTEST, HE DESIGNED A VIRGINIA BEACH-THEMED NIKE SNEAKER. HIS DESIGN WON, AND THE CUSTOM SHOES WENT INTO PRODUCTION AND SOLD OUT IN MINUTES.

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Duration: 00:07:45

Station:WHRO


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Megan Wynne

WITH HER CAMERA, PHOTOGRAPHER MEGAN WYNNE EXPLORES THE MATERNAL EXPERIENCE AND THE POWERFUL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MOTHER AND CHILD.

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Duration: 00:06:59

Station:WHRO


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Eastern Shore Aerial Photographer Gordon Campbell

GORDON CAMPBELL IS AN AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHER. FROM ABOVE, HE CAPTURES THE IMPRESSIVE LANDSCAPES OF THE EASTERN SHORE WITH HIS CAMERA.

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Duration: 00:05:43

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Titus Kaphar

ARTIST TITUS KAPHAR EXAMINES HISTORY AND REPRESENTATION. IN HIS WORK, HE CLOSES THE DISTANCE BETWEEN PAST AND PRESENT, REVEALING HISTORY’S IMPACT ON THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD.

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Duration: 00:08:55

Station:WHRO


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The Cooking Gene: Michael Twitty

WE VISIT WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA, TO MEET CULINARY HISTORIAN AND AUTHOR MICHAEL TWITTY. IN HIS WORK, HE EXPLORES AFRICAN AMERICAN FOODWAYS AND THE ROLE THAT FOOD HAS PLAYED THROUGHOUT HISTORY AND ACROSS CULTURES.

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Duration: 00:07:48

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Gary Wong

INSPIRED BY TROLLEYS, TRAINS, AND THOSE WHO TRAVEL FROM PLACE TO PLACE, ARTIST GARY WONG CREATES A MURAL THAT TELLS THE STORY OF LIFE ON THE RAILROAD TRACKS.

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Duration: 00:06:35

Station:WHRO


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Vibrant Message: Clayton Singleton

ARTIST CLAYTON SINGLETON RECOGNIZES THE IMPORTANCE OF CREATION. WE TRAVEL TO NORFOLK, VIRGINIA AND LEARN MORE ABOUT HIS TECHNIQUE, INSPIRATION, AND STRIKING, COLORFUL WORKS.

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Duration: 00:07:30

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Creative Carver: Spencer Tinkham

IN NORFOLK, VIRGINIA, ARTIST SPENCER TINKHAM SCULPTS WOOD. WITH AN APPRECIATION FOR BIODIVERSITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, HE CARVES NATURAL MATERIALS INTO AN ARRAY OF ANIMALS.

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Duration: 00:06:56

Station:WHRO


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NASA AMA Studio

Animator Jon Levy, from AMA studios, the animation creators for NASA.

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Duration: 00:04:27

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Emily Bartelt

Emily Bartelt explores aspects of daily life through glass. By examining American culture -- whether it be environmental, political or civic issues -- her work often challenges assumptions about our civilizations' morals and ethics.

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Duration: 00:06:37

Station:WHRO


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Elginia McCrary

Chesapeake native and artist Elginia McCrary's elongated stylized images embrace moments in time.

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Duration: 00:07:09

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Communal Flame: The Art of Burning Man

Go behind the scenes at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens to see what went into creating their Burning Man exhibit.

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Duration: 00:05:26

Station:WHRO