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Current Programs

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Shows By & For the Community




Aging MattersTuesdays, 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.Cheryl Beversdorf
All-American ClassicsSundays, 6-8 pm — Two hours weekly of classical symphonic music by Twentieth Century American composers.Cam
Antidote, TheTuesdays, 5-6 PM — Treat your ears with music! This is the “antidote” to talk-radio. Jazz, world, blues...a little bit of everything. Award-winning musicians Lynn and Ken from the band Veronneau play the music you don't typically hear on the radio and chat with regional, national and international artists. More info at www.antidotesounds.com. This program re-airs Saturdays at 6 PM.Ken & Lynn
Arlington 411Fridays, 11-11:30 AM - Arlington 411 is your go-to source for everything you ever wanted to know about the County’s wonderful neighborhoods. Every week we will showcase one neighborhood, give listeners some fun facts and updates on that community and interview fabulous guests, who hail from that neighborhood, who will provide unique insights. From time to time, we will play snippets of songs from local community bands. If you have a question for the host, Natalie Roy or her guests please feel free to call in!Natalie Roy
Arlington VoicesFridays, 10-11 AM — Interview program featuring Arlington residents from all walks of life! Andrew Schneider
Arlington Weekly NewsSaturdays, 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 @ 2 PM Heff Munson
A.W.E. Thursdays, 10-10:30 AM — Awesome Women Entrepreneurs (A.W.E.) talk show focusing on local female business owners. Karen Bate & Evelyn Powers
Beyond Just TalkSundays, 8-10 PM — "Beyond Just Talk with S. L. Young" addresses life/business topics from a solution-oriented perspective, shares human interest stories, connects with high profile guests, and gives various artists (e.g., authors, singers, bands, comedians) exposure opportunities.  If you’re seeking positive, inspirational, and thought-provoking talk, then listen to this show. Learn more at www.slyoung.com.S.L. Young
Beyond the Mixed TapesWednesdays, 7-8 PM - Music mix show with a focus on specific music periods and artist deep dives.Steve & Laura
Broadway BoundThursdays, 4-5 PM — Specialty music show featuring Broadway songs.Randi Cohen
CambiosFridays, 5-6 PM — Spanish music and cultural topics program with a local focus. David Alberto
Choose to be CuriousWednesdays, 10-10:30 AM — Weekly local features exploring curiosity. If you change your point of view, you will see something new! New episodes every other week! This program re-airs Fridays @ 12:30 PM.Lynn Borton
Classical ExplorationsThursdays, 5-6 PM — Weekly classical music program featuring a wide variety of composers.Dennis Siebert 
Conscious CapitalMonday, 4-5 PM - Interviews with business and thought leaders espousing the values of consciousness and mindfulness.Aparna Sain
Death in  the CityThursdays, 10-11 PM - Metal, hardcore and experimental music from beyond the grave. Hosted by Robert, Chief Necromancer, Death in the City brings the heaviest, darkest and most morbid releases to terrorize your eardrums and expand your musical pallet.Chief Necromancer
Education InnovationsSaturdays, 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! Paula Lazor
Electric Connection, TheThursdays, 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. This show produces bi-weekly on WERA. Ryan Dunning
Enlighten Me!Wednesdays, 4-5 PM — Enlighten Me is a news talk program that aims to educate and inform. From historical perspectives to modern day stories, we will focus our attention on the issues that everyone deals with -- be it policy, health, education, the economy, current events, and race. Stories that might get a quick blurb in national news -- We aim to uncover the deeper issue.  And we'll be sure to add a healthy dose of humor in the mix.Andrea Cambron 
Ethio DiasporaSaturdays, 5-6 PM - Ethiopian music and talk show.Kidist Ebenezer
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 @ 3 PM.

Ulysses Campbell
Feature Story News BulletinWeekdays, AM: 6:55, 7:55, 8:55; PM: 12:55, 4:55, 5:55, 6:55, 7:55 (WED) — 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. FSN
Feature Story World News: Week in Review Weekends on WERA: Saturdays at 9:55 AM after The Melting Pot, Sundays at 10:55 AM after the re-air of GloBeat. FSN
Folk AlleyWednesdays, 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. Elena See
Folk & FolkWednesdays 3-4 PM - Contemporary folk music alongside tales of Sasquatch (and other creature) sightings.Sasquatch
Formative TracksThursdays, 8-8:30 PM - DC-area musicians chat about the Top 5 songs that made them who they are. Eliza Berkon
Get Busy, TheSaturdays, Midnight-1 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 @ 12 AM.Sloppy Joe
GloBeatThursdays, 6-7 PM — A weekly radio program of World Music. This program re-airs on Sundays @ 10 AM.Joseph Gueron
Grace in 30Wednesdays, 6-6:30 PM — Show focusing on the power of grace to improve families, communities, and workplaces. This program re-airs Sunday mornings @ 8:30 AM.Sal & Ed
Hawk ChroniclesSundays, 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.Steve Long

Sundays, Midnight-1 AM - Hurrah! explores the punk rock and new wave music that is the roots of today's alternative music.

Thomas Gerard
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 @ Midnight. 

Mike Edwards
Karin's CalendarFridays, 12:30-1 PM — An overview of events going on in the next week in the DC, MD and NoVa areas. Everything from live music to food and beer tastings, to fun outdoor events. Karin's Calendar will give you all the information you need to know where to be in the DMV!Karin 
Key NotesTuesdays, 8-10 PM — A music program of cool, blue note, acoustic and contemporary jazz.Andrew Rude
Lorne Epstein Show, TheMondays, 10-11 AM — The Lorne Epstein Show brings you tips on how to get, keep and advance your career such that you have a joyful job and satisfying career. There is the 1 minute Jobs Report with the latest jobs news, interviews with leading experts, and features on professions you always wanted to know more about!Lorne Epstein
Millennial MindsWednesdays, 6-6:30 PM - Millennial Minds is a primetime talk show on WERA 96.7 FM LP Arlington where host Yasmine "YazzieSpeaks" Arrington interviews guests with creative ideas, knowledge, and experience on various topics such as social justice, financial planning, building and sustaining churches and businesses and more. The objective is to expose Arlington, the DMV and the world to positive millennials who are creating positive change in their communities and changing the world with their voices, their platforms, their phones, and their partnerships.Yasmine Arrington
Music Alley RadioThursdays, Noon-1 PM — Covering the music and arts scene of the DC area. Live performance and interviews to reflect and invigorate the local music community. Carol Campbell, Marco Delmar 
Night OwlFridays, 11 PM-Midnight - Music mix of rock, pop, and blues.John Horan
OAF MusicMondays, 7-8 PM — Obscure and Forgotten Music. Rock, pop, R&B, easy listening, a little bit of cheese...an hour of all types of music from unknown and under-appreciated artists, mixed with forgotten songs from more prominent artists. This show re-airs Sunday @ Midnight. Tom Wallace
Paul McGehee's Time MachineSaturdays, 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 @ 2:30 PM. Paul & Cameron McGehee
People's Republic of BluesSundays, 5-6 PM - A cocktail of blues and soul with a splash of anything else we’re in the mood for and a twist of social consciousness.Ruthie Gallant
Philanthropy MattersFriday, 3:30-4 PM - Discussions with local philanthropists and non-profit community members.Wanda Pierce
Picture LockFridays, 3-3:30 PM — Film critic Kevin Sampson's weekly film review radio show. Features interviews with local and national cinematographers, writers and directors. This show re-airs Mondays @ 11 AM.Kevin Sampson 
Plugs, TheMondays, 6-7 PM — Sports talk show with a local focus on the DMV, featuring occasional national sports news and headlines. Becker & Chris
PlushTuesdays, 7-8 PM — Music from female vocalists and female-fronted bands. Mostly.Silvia & Dr. T
Political JunkieFridays, 4-5 PM — Syndicated weekly political program focusing on current events and news in politics. Ken Rudin
Power HourTuesdays, 10-11 PM — Punk, Metal and Hardcore Galore!! Ethan Brennan
Practical SecurityThursday, 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. This program re-airs Sunday @ 8 AM.Beverly Allen
Radio Still SucksMondays, 10 PM-Midnight — Showcasing the latest and best music from around Arlington and around the world of indie rock, pop, punk, etc.  Occasionally you may even hear some classic country, rap, or something else equally unexpected and awesome. Jeff Taylor
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. Jaime Cordes
Real FictionWednesdays, 12-12:30 PM - Discussions with authors about their work and the craft of writing.Lori Messing-McGarry
Soccer Talk Chat Megaforce Go!Friday, 2-3 PM — We talk-chat about soccer. From local DC United to European leagues, club and country tourneys, transfer sagas, and more! Andrew Schoenberger
Song Po RadioWednesdays, 10-11:30 PM — Local music and poetry. Interviews and recorded performances! Anders Thueson
Soul ShakeMondays (1st & 3rd), 8:30-10 PM – Soul Shake brings the very best from the golden age of Jamaican music.  From the ska of the early 1960s to the pre-digital rub-a-dub sound of the early 1980s, we’ve got the hits and plenty of obscure tunes to deliver.  Rocksteady, boss reggae, dub, DJ, and tough roots reggae are all on offer, predominantly from LP’s and 45’s.Rice N' Peas
Songs of the MotherlandSundays 3-4 PM - The best African dance music from the past and present through the best artists and high energy sounds from all over the continent of Africa. Mandela Wells
Spin CycleTuesdays, 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!Lauree McArdle
StageCraftTuesdays, 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.Alex Vidales & Don Zientara
Story HourWednesdays, 10-11 AM — An interview-based program focused on storytelling in all its forms:  books, photos, film, live, song, etc. Hot books, cool topics, and interesting guests.  Includes related music throughout. New episodes every other week! Wendy Mann
Swift Kick ShowThursdays, 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 @ 9:30 AM.Timothy D. Craggette
TG Ethiopian RadioSundays, 1-3 PM — Talk program focusing on the local Ethiopian community, current events, and music. Mesfin Bezu
This is Not a ShowFridays, 6-8 PM — This Is Not A Show is a weekly radio program devoted to the best new music and events in the Metro DC area and beyond. But mostly beyond.Rusty Roberts
This Sold HouseWednesdays 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. Renee Fisher & Alyssa Cannon 
TraditionsSaturdays, 9 PM-Midnight — Full spectrum folk music for the Greater Washington DC area.Mary Cliff
Tune TimeTuesdays, 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. Dale, Dave & Mary
Twilight ZoneSaturdays, 3-4 PM — Twilight Zone host Greg Moye explores the best Jazz, R&B, Hip Hop & 20th Century popular music as the foundation for current and newly emerging music genres with a twist that appeals to both Generation Jones and Millennials alike with something for every musical taste in between. A community-rich global approach to music as it relates to the old and the new. Greg Moye
Vinyl Assault VehicleWednesdays, 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.Butch
Wasn't That A TimeFridays, 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.Susie Erenrich
What in the World?Saturdays, 11 AM-Noon — What In the World (WITW)? is a radio program and podcast created to make issues in U.S. foreign policy understandable and relevant to the American public. Told from the perspectives of women and people of color, WITW? breaks down current and past foreign policy issues by connecting it to the everyday lives of ordinary people.
Bunmi Akinnusotu
Workforce ShowMondays, 9-9:30 AM — Talk program focusing on local academia, government, and the workforce. This program re-airs Thursdays @ 9 AM.Cynthia Gurne
Zamunda RadioTuesdays, 6-7 PM — Zamunda Radio is a talk radio show interspersed with music. The show seeks to highlight the various cultural practices of the ever-growing population of African born residents in Arlington and the entire DMV area. Zamunda Radio promotes cultural exchange between people of African descent, who live or work in Arlington as well as the entire DC metro area, and all the other diverse groups that work and live in this region.Mike Adekunle

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