WAMU 88.5 : Community

Haven of Northern Virginia's Community Workshop: 'Journey through Grief'

Haven of Northern Virginia is a non-profit, non-sectarian community organization of trained volunteers that offers emotional support to the bereaved, the seriously ill and the dying, and to their families and friends.

The organization is offering a community workshop, "Journey through Grief," on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. Space is limited, and registration is required.

For registration and information, call 703-941-7000, visit www.havenofnova.org, e-mail havenofnova@verizon.net or contact Haven at 4606 Ravensworth Road, Annandale, VA 22003.

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 29, 2015

You can hear classical Indian music or learn about the Arab influences of a traditional Spanish dance form. 

WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Twitter Faces Challenges As It tries To Balance Profitability, Popularity

The social network Twitter is popular with users, but that's not enough. It also needs to be profitable, and by its 140-character nature that's a challenge.

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