Monday, October 8, 2012

Discussion about the neighborhood with Kojo Nnamdi on Oct. 10

Pretty cool to see this: WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi will be in the neighborhood on Oct. 10 to record his Kojo in Yoour Community discussions, which talks about the changing neighborhood and how that affects schools, housing, and more. Here's more information from them.
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WAMU 88.5’s Kojo in Your Community to broadcast from Columbia Heights on Oct. 10

—WAMU 88.5’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show will leave the studio to record the latest in its series of Kojo in Your Community discussions on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, at All Souls Unitarian Church (1500 Harvard St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009). Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., ET. The event is free and open to the public.

The conversation will focus on the changing face of the Columbia Heights neighborhood and how its transformation is affecting schools, housing, and the community at large. Local residents will have the chance to weigh in on the conversation by sharing their questions and comments with host Kojo Nnamdi. The discussion will be taped to air at noon, ET, on October 11, on WAMU 88.5.

Kojo in Your Community
 discussions are town hall-style meetings in neighborhoods throughout the District, Maryland and Virginia. The series began in 2001 as WAMU In Your Ward, and was expanded and renamed in 2003 to include the entire metro area. For more information, visit

The Kojo Nnamdi Show
 airs at noon, weekdays, on WAMU 88.5. The live two-hour magazine program highlights news, political issues and social trends of the day. The Politics Hour airs at noon, Fridays, and covers the week in local and regional politics. For more information, visit

American University’s radio station since 1961, WAMU 88.5 is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington, D.C., area, providing programming to a total audience of more than 787,000 listeners on-air and online. WAMU also broadcasts from 88.3 Ocean City on the Delmarva Peninsula; and WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, a bluegrass and American roots station, at 105.5 FM in Bethesda, Md., 93.5 FM in Frederick, Md., and Hagerstown, Md., and 88.5–2 in HD radio in Washington. WAMU also broadcasts in Washington on two additional HD channels – the flagship frequency at 88.5–1 and Intersection at 88.5–3, a news and information station broadcasting international coverage from the BBC and offering public radio programs unavailable elsewhere in the Washington area. For more information, visit

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