WUGA Feature Stories

Here you will find some of the local stories produced by WUGA featured during NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Here and Now, and the Weekend News Magazines.

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.

The University of Georgia's Women’s basketball season begins in November, but that’s not stopping Coach Joni Taylor from reaching out to the community.

Coach Taylor is head coach of the UGA women’s basketball team. Even though she has a hectic schedule, the Maggie-Dixon Rookie Coach of the year she still finds time for another passion, her women’s group Beyond Basketball.

Town and Gown presents "Deathtrap"

Sep 26, 2017

Athens' Town and Gown group will present "Deathtrap" from September 29-October 8th at the Athens Creative Theater.

Rose of Athens presents "Romeo and Juliette"

Sep 22, 2017