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

Music for Medicine

Jan 12, 2018
Photo: Michael Cardin

A group of Athens music veterans are staging their annual concert to benefit the Athens Nurses Clinic. Listen here to Michael Cardin's preview with Mark Cooper Smith.

ACS Presented "Angels Everywhere"

Dec 8, 2017

The Athens Choral Society presented “Angels Everywhere” on Tuesday, December 5th  in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall. The Christmas themed concert featured new and traditional carols and songs about angels. Director Stephen Mitchell visited with WUGA's Michael Cardin.

A Christmas Carol Performances

Dec 7, 2017

Circle Ensemble Theatre presents Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, adapted by Joelle Re Arp-Dunham, and directed by Farley Richmond, the weekend of December 8th.  Co-founder Lisa Mende talks with WUGA's Michael Cardin about the production.

Spotlight on the Arts: Family Day

Nov 7, 2017

UGA's Spotlight on the Arts festival celebrates Family Day.  Kristin Jutras joins WUGA's Michael Cardin to talk about the event.


Nov 6, 2017

The UGA Department of Theatre and Film studies present "Cabaret" at the UGA Fine Arts Center as part of the Spotlight on the Arts festival.