WUGA Spotlight Interviews

WUGA presents one-on-one interviews with some of the most prolific artists and fascinating people who call Athens home. These interviews typically air mid afternoons during NPR's Here & Now and also over the weekend during Weekend Edition and Weekends on All Things Considered.

Michael Cardin w/Didi Dunphy and Pat Priest

A Kaleidoscope of the Arts at UGA!

Oct 29, 2018

Dr. Dale Monson, Director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music speaks with WUGA’s Michael Cardin about the upcoming Spotlight on the Arts festival, and the opening ceremony known as “Kaleidoscope.”

UGA Spotlight on the Arts: Overview

Oct 27, 2018
Photo: Michael Cardin

UGA's Spotlight on the Arts annual celebration kicks off in a few days.

Russ Mumper Arts Council Chair, and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, and Camie Williams, Public Relations Specilalist from the Provost's office came by WUGA's studios to provide an overview with Michael Cardin.

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Paula Poundstone heads to Athens this weekend for a performance at UGA's Performing Arts Center, and WUGA's Chris Shupe caught up with her for a fascinating conversation. Listen below.

Bel Canto Extravaganza!

Oct 16, 2018

UGA Opera Theatre will present a special concert.  Frederick Burchinal and Isaiah Feken talk with WUGA's Michael Cardin about the music.

Alex Johns Releases "Darwin"

Oct 10, 2018

Alex Johns is a local author, professor, and poet. He has a new book out called “Darwin’s Book of Saints.” Professor Johns stopped by the studio and visited with our own resident literary expert, and poet in his own right, David Oates, who is also the host of WUGA’s Wordland.