Arlington Independent Media

Current Programs

WERA - Programming
Shows By & For the Community
Aging Matters
Tuesdays, 2 - 3 PM
Information and interviews with representatives from local and community organizations to provide advice about aging-related services as a resource for Arlington residents 50+ years and older and their families.
Hosted by Cheryl Beversdorf

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Arlington Voices
Fridays, 10 - 11 AM
Interview program featuring Arlington residents from all walks of life!
Hosted by Andrew Schneider
Arlington Weekly News
Saturdays, 7 - 7:30 PM
Audio version of the Arlington Weekly News from Arlington Independent Media's cable channel, which airs originally on television Wednesday evenings on Comcast Ch. 69 and Fios Ch. 38. This program re-airs Monday at 2 PM.
Thursdays, 7:30 - 8 PM
ArtBox is an interview based radio talk show that introduces the DMV to innovative and largely underrepresented regional artists.
Hosted by Jordebot

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Fridays at 11:30 AM

Hosted by Tine Leone
Beyond the Mixed Tapes
Wednesdays, 7 - 8 PM
Music mix show with a focus on specific music periods and artist deep dives.
Hosted by Steve & Laura

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Big Picture Science
Wednesdays, 11 AM - Noon
Big Picture Science is a weekly, syndicated one-hour science magazine that connects ideas in surprising and humorous ways to illuminate the origins and evolution of life and technology on this planet… and beyond.
Broadway Bound
Thursdays, 4 - 5 PM
Specialty music show featuring Broadway songs.
Hosted by Radio Randi

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Caneuon Cymraeg Heddiw - Today's Welsh Music
Mondays, 7 - 8 PM
Caneuon Cymraeg Heddiw - Today's Welsh music present an hour of the best Welsh rock, pop, and occasionally traditional music from the 1970s to today.
Hosted by Ed Reid

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Choose to be Curious
Wednesdays, 10 - 10:30 AM
Weekly local features exploring curiosity. If you change your point of view, you will see something new! This program re-airs Fridays at 12:30 PM.
Hosted by Lynn Borton

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Classical Explorations
Thursdays, 5 - 6 PM
Weekly classical music program featuring a wide variety of composers.
Hosted by Dennis Siebert

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Danville Street Sessions
Fridays at 6 PM
Some of your favorite local musicians play live music in the Arlington Independent Media studio.
DC Music Spotlight
Monday - Friday at 8:30 AM; Mon, Wed, Fri at 6:30 PM
Every day, one local DC-area singer or band introduces themselves and one of their songs.
The Eclectic Lounge
Mondays, 8 - 10 PM
The Eclectic Lounge is a unique mix of emerging music alongside those artists that inspired it. Curated from popular genres including rock, hip-hop, reggae, folk, jazz, latin and more!
Hosted by The DJ Collective

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Education Innovations
Saturdays, 2:30 - 3 PM
A show that explores hands-on, project-based learning and how it prepares students to succeed in college and careers. The primary focus is on career and technical education. New episodes every other week!
Hosted by Paula Lazor

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The Electric Connection
Thursdays, 11 PM - Midnight
Your weekly source for electronic music (aka EDM) and all things related to electronic music, including information about artists, interesting sub-genres, and concerts and events in the DC metro area.
Hosted by Ryan Dunning

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Fantastic Forum
Saturdays, 4 - 5 PM
Radio program on comics, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Features extended panel discussion, interviews, and features. This program re-airs Thursdays at 3 PM.
Hosted by Ulysses Campbell

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Feature Story News Bulletin
Weekdays at 6, 7, 8, and 10 AM; Noon; 4, 6, and 8 PM
Based in Washington, D.C., FSN covers news and events as they occur via a network of bureaus in global news capitals across the Americas, Europe, and Africa. Hear FSN World News Updates during weekday mornings and afternoons.
Folk Alley
Wednesdays, 1 - 3 PM
Folk Alley collects the best in traditional and contemporary folk, Americana and roots music from the latest releases, classics, exclusive Folk Alley in-studio and live concert recordings.
Hosted by Elena See
Full Disclosure
Sundays, 11 AM - Noon
The business of culture | The culture of business. Policy, media & tech, entrepreneurs, authors and more.
Hosted by Roben Farzad
The Get Busy
Saturdays, Midnight - 2 AM
Each week, Sloppy Joe and a local guest DJ select a theme (e.g. Mardi Gras, classic Hip Hop, soul music, etc.) and work the turntables for 2 hours of listening pleasure. This program re-airs on Wednesdays at Midnight.
Hosted by Sloppy Joe

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Thursdays, 6 - 7 PM
A weekly radio program of World Music. This program re-airs on Sundays at 10 AM.
Hosted by Joseph Gueron

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Grace in 30
Wednesdays, 6 - 6:30 PM
Show focusing on the power of grace to improve families, communities, and workplaces. This program re-airs Sunday mornings at 8:30 AM
Hosted by Sal & Ed

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Hawk Chronicles
Sundays, 4:30 - 5 PM
Weekly serial sci-fi radio drama. Follow the adventures of Kate Hawk as she goes from fighting crime in the streets to crimes in the galaxy.
Hosted by Steve Long

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Sundays, 8 - 9 PM
Hurrah! explores the punk rock and new wave music that is the roots of today's alternative music.
Hosted by Thomas Gerard

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In My Room
Fridays, 9 - 11 PM
A hodgepodge of indie, rock, punk, new wave, industrial, dub, noise, post-punk, twisted blues. You name it, I play it! Sometimes in the same set. This show re-airs Tuesday at Midnight.
Hosted by Mike Edwards

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In These Times
Wednesdays at 8 AM
In These Times is a co-created project of Arlington Independent Media volunteer producers and community members. The goal is to invite “ordinary folks” to capture and share their experiences and insights in the extraordinary times of COVID-19.

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Jabberwocky Audio Theater
Sundays, 4 - 4:30 PM
Whether you remember vintage radio programs of yore or have just been introduced to audio theater, join us every week for new tales of science fiction, fantasy, and suspense. Adventure awaits!
Hosted by William R. Coughlan & Bjorn Munson

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The Jazz Blues Mashup
Mondays, Noon - 1 PM
The Jazz/Blues Mashup features Jazz music from the Swing and Bebop eras to contemporary creators and Blues from pre-WWII to modern electric stars. You will hear lots of great jazz vocalists and instrumentalists alongside Blues harmonica and guitar stars. A true Mashup!
Hosted by Howard Blue
Key Notes
Tuesdays, 8 - 10 PM
A music program of cool, blue note, acoustic and contemporary jazz.
Hosted by Andrew Rude

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Le Chaud
Saturdays, 1 - 2 PM
The francophone show on WERA.
Hosted by Arnaud

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Leaving The Theater
Fridays, 9 AM; Tuesdays, 8 AM
Leaving the Theater is a show that usually has Ronald Young Jr. reviewing movies as he leave the theater, however, because of COVID-19 he's been confined to reviewing whatever he can stream from the couch. Hopefully, this show helps you discover new content to stream and we can bond over our shared love of television and movies, Enjoy!
Hosted by Big Ron
Let The Music
Mondays, 11 AM - Noon
Let the Music is a safe, loving place for you to enjoy optimistic music and hopeful messages without being triggered by song lyrics or podcaster banter. There's always an eclectic mix of tunes on Let the Music...some old, some new, some rocking, some soulful. And hopefully exactly what YOU need in the moment.
Hosted by Cool Papa Jeff
Local Music Scene
Sundays, 9 - 10 PM; Wednesdays, 3 - 4 PM
A weekly showcase of our area's rich musical talent.
Hosted by Josette Souza

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Making Democracy Work
Thursdays, 10 - 10:30 AM

Hosted by The League of Women Voters of Arlington
Night Owl
Fridays, 11 PM - Midnight
Music mix of rock, pop, and blues.
Hosted by John Horan

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Saturdays, 10 AM - Noon
A nostalgic selection of music in Spanish from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Una nostálgica selección de música en español de los años 60, 70 y 80.
Hosted by Antonio Villaronga

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On This Day in Arlington History
Every day at 9 AM and 5 PM
The Arlington Historical Society, in collaboration with Arlington Independent Media, brings you a daily historical fact about Arlington.
Paul McGehee's Time Machine
Saturdays, 7:30 - 9 PM
Retro radio with a twist! Paul McGehee hosts a weekly journey through the past featuring audio oddities and obscurities, placed along a timeline of local and national events. This show re-airs Mondays at 2:30 PM.
Hosted by Paul & Cameron McGehee

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Philanthropy Matters
Fridays, 3:30 - 4 PM
Discussions with local philanthropists and non-profit community members.
Hosted by Wanda Pierce
Practical Security
Thursdays, 11 - 11:30 AM
Information and tips to help listeners protect themselves, their homes, communities, and workplaces from security threats, including digital threats in cyberspace. No "geek-speak" allowed. Non-technical listeners will feel right at home.
Hosted by Beverly Allen

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Radio Free Filler
Wednesdays, 11:30 PM; Thursdays, 7 PM
An affectionate parody of USO shows of days past, updated for the current 'War Against COVID', with comedy sketches, songs, and the occasional distraction.
Radio Stoyevsky
Saturdays, 12 - 1 PM
From Ukrainian protest anthems to Serbian turbo-folk, Radiostoyevsky features music from Russia, the Balkans, and everywhere in between! Hosted by a graduate of Georgetown’s Center for Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies, this weekly show will take you on a musical journey through the politics, history, and culture of this diverse and fascinating region of the world.
Hosted by Jaime Cordes

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Real Fiction
Wednesdays, Noon - 1:00 PM
Discussions with authors about their work and the craft of writing.
Hosted by Lori Messing-McGarry

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Song Po Radio
Wednesdays, 10 - 11:30 PM
Local music and poetry, interviews and recorded performances.
Hosted by Anders Thueson

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The Sounds of Silence
Tuesdays, 10 PM - Midnight
The Sounds of Silence - the 60s show. Music of all genres and nationalities that was recorded and/or composed in the 1960s. Join us for a slice of cultural history from a time when boundaries were crossed and horizons expanded, changing the world forever.
Hosted by Dave Palmer
Spin Cycle
Tuesdays, 10 - Noon
Sharing a lifelong love affair with music, tune in to hear a mix of Lauree's favorite songs carefully selected each week! Indie, Rock, Alt-Country, Noise Pop & more!
Hosted by Lauree McArdle

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Tuesdays, 4 - 5 PM
Legendary producer Don Zientara and The Pilot Waves' Alex Vidales bring to you a live weekly radio show; tailored to help performers of all kinds hone and improve their artistic expression, discuss fundamentals, hear stories of both famous and infamous performances and listen to life lessons from musicians, comedians, actors, producers; others like them who are working and supporting our local arts community. Don and Alex have a wonderful and diverse collection of characters and friends who have been performing for the last 40 years in Arlington and beyond and they are ready to share their tips to help other aspiring artists as well as educate, amuse and enrich all listeners.
Hosted by Alex Vidales & Don Zientara

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Story & Sound
Wednesdays, 5:30 PM
Story & Sound is an interdisciplinary art project about the local (DC/DMV) 2020 experience, highlighting the personal experiences of individuals during this time through a series of soundscapes created around a central theme from the collective experience. These soundscapes are improvised live using recordings from around the District of Columbia and greater DMV region - including field recordings, local news stories, recordings of panels and speeches, interviews with community members, and the stories and poetry contributed by individuals like you.
Hosted by Lex de Vivre
Studio 96
Fridays, 7 - 9 PM
Studio 96 is a weekly mix show hosted by Nocturnal Wax showcasing nothing but the best underground dance and electronica from the DMV and beyond!
Hosted by Nocturnal Wax

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Swift Kick Show
Thursdays, 9:30 - 10 AM
The Swift Kick Show opens the doors for wannabe-preneur to learn how to become successful online entrepreneurs right from the source. Each week, the show tackles a subject that moves you forward from conceiving an idea to implementation and everything in between. Part commentary, part advice, part interview, part expose’…SKS provides insight and encouragement with a small dose of attitude while entertaining and educating. Your host, Timothy D. Craggette, is here to put a KICK in your entrepreneurial journey. This program re-airs Monday at 9:30 AM.
Hosted by Timothy D. Craggette

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TG Ethiopian Radio
Sundays, 1 - 3 PM
Talk program focusing on the local Ethiopian community, current events, and music.
Hosted by Mesfin Bezu
This Sold House
Wednesdays, 9 - 9:30 AM
Renee and Alyssa and various guests discuss all things real estate-related, in order to make your purchase or sale go more smoothly. We also include some special shows: Arlingtontonians out to change the world and businesses that represent a values-driven economy.
Hosted by Renee Fisher & Alyssa Cannon

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Saturdays, 9 PM - Midnight
Full-spectrum folk music for the Greater Washington DC area.
Hosted by Mary Cliff
Tune Time
Tuesdays, Noon - 2 PM
Tune Time is a show that celebrates and explores the roots of rock 'n roll and offers a personal and unique insight into the music industry. Co-hosting the show is Dale and his wife Mary as well as their longtime friend, Dave Patterson.
Hosted by Dale, Dave & Mary

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Mondays at Midnight
UnderCurrents is a syndicated music show from Native Voice One: The Native American Radio Network.
Hosted by Gregg McVicar
Upjumped The Blues
Thursdays, 1 - 3 PM
The Blues runs through American music like a mighty river. But, like every big river, it has many streams and tributaries that both are fed by the river and in turn flow back into it "downstream. " In "up Jumped the Blues," we aim to explore the blues of country artists and their big-city cousins. At the same time, however, we will also listen to blues-inflected country, gospel, R&B, folk and even rock music that reflects this great source of American popular music.
Hosted by Steve Ghitelman

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Vinyl Assault Vehicle
Wednesdays, 8 - 10 PM
One hundred years of underground sound. Rock, jazz, psych, funk, indie rock, dub, classical, world, metal, ambient and the artists that make Arlington and DC famous.
Hosted by Butch

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Wasn't That A Time
Fridays, 1 - 2 PM
Through the arts for social change, the show will feature narratives and music that highlight transformational leadership, resilience and societal shifts as a result of mobilization efforts by ordinary citizens. Listeners will be introduced to a different theme in every program. Depending on the topic, an assortment of guests will be invited to discuss the selected motif interspersed with topical ballads written by various troubadours of conscience.
Hosted by Susie Erenrich

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