Archives of WEFT's Public Affairs Shows
In addition to great music shows from many genres, WEFT offers a diverse program of locally originated Public Affairs shows. Check the links below for information and archived copies that you can stream on your device.
CU At The Show - Thursday 5:30 to 6:00pm.
Hosted by Eric Schacht. Eric's show will focus on the Champaign-Urbana theater community, highlighting all local theater groups/troupes, audition opportunities, happenings, reviews and interviews.
Disability Beat - Monday 5:00 to 5:30pm.
Disability Beat was broadcast during a 12 year WEFT run ending in April 2017!! Now after a 15 month hiatus the show again returns to the Monday schedule. Disability Beat is about and for people with all types of disabilities with a slant toward social justice, community supports, inclusion, accessibility, freedom and choice.
Higher Ground - Saturday 8:00 to 10:00 am
Higher Ground focuses on local affairs and on personal improvement that leads to community development. This public affairs show discusses issues that primarily affect the African-American community, however, the larger social fabric of America is also strategically interwoven into the dialogue.
In The Know - Monday 6:00 to 7:00 pm
In The Know will feature information on local resources (possibly mental health related, parent/children/school resources, topical social issues, etc.) for Champaign-Urbana and the surrounding community. Most weeks, the host, Sheri Williamson, will have local guests in studio to discuss resources/topics.
News From Neptune - Saturday 10:00 to 11:00 am
News from Neptune is an hour of discussion of the news of the week and its coverage by the media.
Prairie Monk - Sunday 11:00 am to noon
The show features notes and anecdotes on natural history, your local physical and cultural landscape, far-away places, folk resources, and resource folks.
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