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

The Arts Kaleidoscope

Oct 26, 2017

UGA's Spotlight on the Arts festival is almost here.  To kick off the Spotlight on the Arts festival, UGA’s arts programs present an hour-long kaleidoscope of student performances and presentations. This brilliant, non-stop collage of the arts provides a window into the vast scope of the creative work on our campus, from dance to music, theater, creative writing and art.  Dale Monson, Director of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music at UGA stopped by WUGA to talk with Michael Cardin about the event.

UGA's Spotlight is on the Arts

Oct 24, 2017

UGA's annual Spotlight on the Arts Festival is almost here!  Camie Williams stopped by WUGA's studios to preview the exciting events with Michael Cardin.

Interview with October Artist in Residence

Oct 18, 2017

Please plan to attend WUGA's October Artist in Residence event on Saturday, October 21  3-5pm.  Sculptor Jean Westmacott is our featured artist.  For ticket information call Abbie at 706-542-4892. 

UGA Opera Theatre presents “Viva Verdi”

Oct 13, 2017

“Viva Verdi” is a compilation of highlights from 9 of Giuseppe Verdi’s most famous operas, and will feature performances by the University Chorus, directed by Dr. J.D. Burnett, the UGA Symphony Orchestra, directed by Mark Cedel, and a collection of soloists led by Professor Frederick Burchinal, veteran of the Metropolitan Opera in New York, and Director of Opera at UGA.

Hodgson Wind Ensemble/Hodgson Singers Concert

Oct 10, 2017

WUGA's Michael Cardin speaks with Cynthia Johnston Turner  and Daniel Bara about the upcoming concert at UGA.