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Selling the Sights

In the early 19th century, Americans began to journey away from home–not for work or migration, but simply for the sake of traveling. It gave rise to a new cultural phenomenon: the tourist.

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Talkin’ Hurricanes

In the years since Hurricane Katrina, a lot has changed about New Orleans–including the way people talk.

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Presenting: Sacred & Profane

This week we’re excited to share an episode of a new podcast called Sacred & Profane, hosted by two University of Virginia Religious Studies professors.

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Parenting on the Spectrum

When Jennifer Malia started researching her young daughter’s behaviors, she realized that both she and her daughter were on the autism spectrum.

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Our Walmart

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How to Go Clubbing

Bars, nightclubs, dance, and music have long held a special place in LGBTQ culture. But even as shows like RuPaul’s Drag Race and Pose bring that culture into the mainstream, real-life gay bars and clubs are shuttering.

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Mountains and Mining

Travel to the Carpathian Mountains in Romania and you’ll find a place that’s not unlike Appalachia.

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New Virginians

Immigrants from Central and South America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and the former Soviet Republics were chosen to share their stories in a new exhibit at the Library of Virginia.

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Replay: Whistles in the Mist

“Whistles in the Mist,” is the award-winning documentary on the whistling style of speech that developed in the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico.