Michelle Keenan

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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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Food and Drink
8:43 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

Apples are arriving at area tailgate markets!

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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Food and Drink
11:13 am
Thu August 29, 2013

Tailgate Market Report

This week, beans are hogging the spotlight at area farmers tailgate markets. After all, hills of beans can be found now—literally!

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
10:51 am
Thu August 29, 2013

The Winners of the WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle are . . .

Congratulations to Tom and Margaret Kuhn, winners of WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle grand prize - a 2013 VW Passat TDI SE from Harmony Motors!

Thanks to everyone who entered the WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle!

The winners were drawn at random on August 28th at Harmony Motors. Without further ado:

The winners of our Spirit of Adventure Prize - a Dagger Mamba kayak and a Yakima roof rack are Pete and Ann Ginkel of Roswell, Georgia.

The winners of our Getaway From it All Prize - a luxurious stay at the Old Edwards Inn and Spa are Norma and Bob Kimzey of Clyde, North Carolina.

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Station News
5:14 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Join WCQS for special coverage from NPR for the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington.

WCQS will broadcast special coverage on Wednesday for the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington. Our coverage from NPR will begin at 2 p.m.

Speakers scheduled to speak between 2-3 PM ET:
•         Representative John Lewis
•         President Jimmy Carter
•         President Bill Clinton
•         Members of the King family
•         President Obama

The speeches are scheduled to run 6-7 minutes each and we will carry them without interruption. President Obama is scheduled to speak between 2:45 PM ET and 3.05PM ET. 

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Station News
9:01 am
Mon August 26, 2013

And the winner is . . .

Join us at Harmony Motors for the Grand Prize Drawing on Wednesday at 5.

Thanks to everyone who entered the WCQS Ticket to Ride Summer Raffle!

Please join us at Harmony Motors from 4 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28th for a raffle celebration. Our prize winners will be drawn at random shortly after 5 p.m. and announced on air during All Things Considered. You do not have to be present [at the reception] or listening [to WCQS] to win. We will contact all winners directly.

We will be drawing winners for:

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Arts and Culture
12:40 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Live Jazz Today at 2!

Jazz pianist, Michael Jefry Stevens, performs live in the WCQS studios, August 23rd at 2 p.m.

Tune in today at 2 for another live performance from our studios. We'll be joined by jazz pianist Michael Jefry Stevens and guitarist Gary Moore.

That's live from the Vetust Study Club Performance Studio Friday at 2 on WCQS.

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