SometimesRhymes — RT Packard's Blog

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Soundboard is WTJU’s discussion program about news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. The Monday edition of Soundboard is hosted by Robert Packard and Grace Boyle. Each week’s show includes local food, wine, and gardening segments with Megan Headley and Guinevere Higgins, as well as Central Virginia Legal Aid News.

This week, we talked about the Mental Health Expo that Mental Health America of Charlottesville Albemarle is putting on; a local fly fisher dropped by to tell us about the upcoming fishing season; Two local artists are hoping to establish an exchange between Charlottesville and Kigali, Rwanda; Charlottesville Community Bikes is holding their third annual Tour De Coop this weekend; the Jefferson Theater’s production manager has a new local record label; And the founder of a roving farm dinner series revealed some of the best of what our region has to offer.

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Soundboard is WTJU’s discussion program about news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. The Monday edition of Soundboard is hosted by Robert Packard and Grace Boyle. Each week’s show includes local food, wine, and gardening segments with Megan Headley and Guinevere Higgins, as well as Central Virginia Legal Aid News.

This week, with the City Market underway, we spoke with a local farmer about what you can expect this season; Second Street Gallery is hosting another seasonal Brews with a View fundraiser and we spoke to the gallery’s assistant director, and one of the musical guests gave an in studio performance; At the end of the show, professor Jerry Stenger joined us to preview his Science Straight Up! talk coming up this Wednesday!

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Soundboard is WTJU’s discussion program about news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. The Monday edition of Soundboard is hosted by Robert Packard and Grace Boyle. Each week’s show includes local food, wine, and gardening segments with Megan Headley and Guinevere Higgins, as well as Central Virginia Legal Aid News.

This week, we talked about two UVA students who made a smartphone app to help increase safety on college campuses; Leaders and participants of UVA’s student-led group, Dialogue Across UVA, explained the program’s impact around Grounds; A 4th year undergrad gave us details on an electric vehicle charger he helped add to the Central Grounds Parking Garage; And freelance wine and food writer Megan Headley dished out the info on her five favorite delicacies from in and around Charlottesville.

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