News

Pages

Jailed in Charlotte Hits Newsstands
12:00 pm
Fri January 11, 2008

Jailed in Charlotte Hits Newsstands

Packing several stores and establishments in Charlotte is a new kind of publication. Its pages are filled with the faces of people that go through the Mecklenburg County Jail and the charges against them. Newspapers like these are cropping up in other cities too. WFAE's Lisa Miller has a look at the trend in Charlotte.

Read more
SC Primary Preview
12:00 pm
Thu January 10, 2008

SC Primary Preview

At least five candidates campaigned yesterday in South Carolina as the focus of presidential politics shifts to the state's first-in-the-South primaries later this month. An evangelical Christian, a woman and an African American are among the frontrunners, which means this year's primary in the Palmetto State could be especially interesting. For a preview, WFAE's Scott Graf spoke with Dr. Laura Woliver, a political science professor at the University of South Carolina.

Read more
The Couch Potato Life
12:00 pm
Mon January 7, 2008

The Couch Potato Life

In November, WFAE commentator Tamara Park sent off the final piece of her fisrt book after spending the summer and fall feverishly writing. The day she sent the package, she flung herself on her couch as she grabbed the TV remote with one hand and her laptop with the other. Park hasn't really gotten up since, and shares this ode to couch potato living.

Read more
Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Mon January 7, 2008

Power Generation and the Electrical Grid

hspace=2

We look at the electrical grid in America and its current state of efficiency. We also look at alternative forms of power generation and renewable energy. Guests Dr. Robert Cox - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNCC Bill Bulpitt - Senior Research Engineer, Georgia Tech Strategic Energy Institute Steve Kalland - Director, NC Solar Center Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

Read more
Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Mon December 31, 2007

Charlotte Talks

Letters to a Young Brother
Hill Harper, star of the CBS series CSI:NY, joins us to talk about his new book Letters to a Young Brother: MANifest Your Destiny Harper uses his public personna to reach out to young African American men as a guide and mentor. He joins us first to talk about how young African Amercian men can better their lives.
Since this is an encore presentation of Charlotte Talks we won't be able to take your phone calls or emails this hour.

Read more
Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Tue December 25, 2007

Charlotte Talks

hspace=2

Read more
Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Mon December 24, 2007

Charlotte Talks

hspace=2

Healthy Holidays
On this Christmas Eve edition of Charlotte Talks, a look at how we can eat healthy during the holidays - is it even possible? Johnson & Wales Chef-on-Assignment Peter Reinhart says it IS, and he has some tips and some guest experts to tell us how. Join us on this Christmas Eve encore presentation of Charlotte Talks.

Read more
Holiday Traditions
12:00 pm
Fri December 21, 2007

Holiday Traditions

In this audio-postcard, some Charlotte-area residents share their memories and traditions surrounding this time of year.

Read more
Charlotte Talks
12:00 pm
Fri December 21, 2007

Charlotte Talks

hspace=2

International Holiday Customs
We'll examine how people from a variety of nationalities and cultures celebrate and eat during the holiday season.
Guests
Peter Reinhart - Chef-In-Residence, Johnson and Wales University
Mariano Ospina - President and C.E.O., Ospina Coffee Co.
Susan Spatz - Holocaust Survivor
Marco Lubrano - Italian Food Instructor
Contact the show: 704-926-9323, 800-603-9323 or charlottetalks@wfae.org.

Read more
The Empty Chair
12:00 pm
Thu December 20, 2007

The Empty Chair

The loss of a family member a few months ago will make this a unique Christmas at WFAE commentator Billy Haake's house. And while there will be some sadness, Billy says the loss also has him looking forward to future Christmases.

Read more

Pages