Michelle Keenan

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Station News
9:19 am
Sat October 12, 2013

Here's the Thing Concludes This Week

Alec Baldwin interviews Turner Classic Movie host and film historian Robert Osborne on this week's Here's the Thing.

Here's the Thing with Alec Baldwin concludes this week with interviews with Debbie Reynolds and Turner Classic Movie's Robert Osborne.

The program airs Saturday at 3 and Sunday at 6.

Baldwin gives the listener unique entrée into the lives of artists, policy makers and performers. Alec sidesteps the predictable by taking listeners inside the dressing rooms, apartments, and offices of people such as comedian Chris Rock, political strategist Ed Rollins and Oscar winner Michael Douglas and musican Billy Joel.

This season Alec talks with:

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Food and Drink
8:33 am
Sat October 12, 2013

Tailgate Market Report: It's fall y'all!

Apples galore at area tailgate markets.

WCQS partners with ASAP - The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5 - 9 a.m.)

It’s fall, y’all, and that means we’re shining the Get Local spotlight on local apples! Last year was a difficult one for area apple growers. Luckily, it’s a different story in 2013.

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Politics
4:52 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Asheville City Council Candidate Forum Tonight

The League of Women Voters of Asheville-Buncombe County will hold an Asheville City Council candidate forum tonight at 6 at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. Tonight's forum moderator is WCQS News Director David Hurand.

Station News
4:41 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

A Super-picker Shindig with Bobby Hicks - Oct. 13th

Legendary fiddler Bobby Hicks performs live in the WCQS studios, October 13th on Country Roots.

Wayne Erbsen, will host a Super Picker Shindig on the October 13th broadcast of Country Roots. The show will feature live bluegrass music from the Vetust Study Club Performance Studio at WCQS, including legendary fiddler Bobby Hicks. The program is a belated celebration of Bill Monroe's 102nd  birthday and Bobby Hicks's 80th birthday.

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Food and Drink
11:30 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Tailgate Market Report: Romaine calm, there's plenty of lettuce for everyone!

Romaine calm! There's plenty of lettuce for everyone at area tailgate markets this weekend!

WCQS partners with ASAP -- the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project -- for tailgate market updates, heard Thursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5am - 9am).

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Station News
10:40 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Support WCQS Everyday by Becoming a Sustaining Member

You pay for so many things on a monthly basis - why not do that for the public radio station you value? Become a WCQS Sustainer!

WCQS listeners, WCQS Public Radio and Western North Carolina - it's a sustainable relationship. A monthly contribution to WCQS makes our service to Western North Carolina possible, and it means you help provide meaningful, relevant and inspiring programming for listeners across the region. Together we make our own lives and the lives of community members across the region better.

Become a sustaining member today.

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Station News
10:35 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Volunteer for the WCQS Membership Drive: Oct. 10 - 17

Volunteer to be a phone volunteer during the WCQS Fall Membership Drive, Oct. 10 - 17.

Want to have some fun and do some good at the same time? Become a pledge drive phone volunteer! Our Fall Membership Drive is October 10 - 17.  WCQS phone volunteers take the incoming calls from listeners who call in to the station to make their contribution. It's a great way to show your support for WCQS and connect with other public radio fans.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Membership Associate, Jessica Frantz at 828-210-4812 or email jfrantz@wcqs.org.

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Food and Drink
11:33 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

Pears are in season at area tailgate markets.

WCQS partners with ASAP - The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - for tailgate market updates, heardThursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5 - 9 a.m.)

It’s the pearfect week to pick up pears at area farmers tailgate markets! While Asian pears—which taste like crisp, juicy apples—have been around for a bit, additional varieties are starting to arrive. Familiar Bartlett pears have been spotted at West Asheville Tailgate Market, and perhaps less-familiar Seckel pears have been spotted at North Asheville Tailgate Market.

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Food and Drink
11:32 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

Find out what's fresh this week at your local tailgate market!

WCQS partners it ASAP - The Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project - for tailgate market updates, heardThursdays and Fridays during Morning Edition (5 - 9 a.m.)

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Station News
5:46 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

WCQS Brevard Signal is Moving September 16th!

Attention Brevard and Transylvania County listeners! WCQS is moving to 90.5 FM on September 16th. .

Brevard and Transylvania County listeners get ready! The WCQS signal is moving Monday, September 16th at 9 a.m. On Monday morning at 9, WCQS listeners in Transylvania County can hear us at 90.5 FM. That's this Monday - for listeners in Brevard and Traynsylvania County.

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