Richmond’s own independent radio station, WRIR, is having its Winter fund drive. Follow the link to donate. Donations of over $50 merit a t-shirt.
Tonight, and every Monday night, Hot 88.7 FM will be recording messages for Virginia and Kentucky state prisoners from 7-9pm, and broadcasting those messages from 9-10pm. See title link for history and the number to call to leave your message.
“WMMT’s local radio signal reaches: United States Penitentiary Big Sandy in Inez, KY; Otter Creek Correctional Center in Wheelwright, KY; Wallens Ridge State Prison in Wise County, VA; Red Onion State Prison in Wise County, VA; Keen Mountain Correctional Center in Oakwood, VA; United States Penitentiary Lee in Lee County, VA; Wise Correctional Unit in Coeburn, VA, and many regional jails and detention centers.”
Richmond’s local independent radio station, which brings us shows like Kontra’s Weekly Sedition, Central Virginia Legal Aid Radio, Defenders LIVE! with Ana Edwards, and much, much more, is looking to raise $45,000 this fall.
They’re currently at $29,932, and still going strong. You can donate at their homepage (linked in the title), or by calling 804-622-9747.
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan will discuss their new book, “The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprisings, Occupations, Resistance, and Hope,” next Sunday, September 30th, noon-2pm, at the Lewis Ginter Recreation Association Auditorium (3421 Hawthorne Avenue). Tickets are $10 and will go to benefit Richmond’s own WRIR 97.3-FM Independent Radio.
Volunteers are needed. See event for details. More information also available on the event page.
RSVP through the title link.
Tune in to WRIR tomorrow morning at 7am to hear some of the Girls Rock! RVA crew talking about their work, doing some light trivia, and selecting songs for your listening pleasure.
WRIR is an independent local station run by volunteers, available on Richmond radio at 97.3 fm, and streaming on the web at their website. Their Facebook page is here, and the Girls Rock! RVA page is here.
A bi-weekly show dedicated to dissent and the alternative viewpoints of radical Richmond. Looking past the right/left political dichotomy we’re force-fed by mainstream media.”
WRIR is a locally-run, locally-produced radio station with a bunch of great shows, including Defenders LIVE with Ana Edwards (the weekly radio show of the Defenders for Freedom, Justice and Equality), InterTribal with Tall Feathers (weekly Native-centered radio), the Rainbow Minute,and many other fine local selections. To volunteer at WRIR, visit this link.