Live from the stage of Gallery 5 and broadcast on WRIR 97.3 FM, it’s Local Voices Live.  Four of WRIR’s talk show hosts will sit down with their guests in front of a live studio audience. You are invited to watch and experience live radio produced by the volunteers of WRIR. It’s free, all ages and all are welcome. Broadcasting from Gallery 5 are the programs CHISPA, Peer to Ear, It’s Time for Justice and A Grain of Sand. Your host is Paul Ivey of Time Is Tight, airing Fridays 7 to 9 p.m.

The show starts at 7 p.m., but arrive at 6:30 for a reception.

CHISPA – Chispa is an educator-created multilingual youth media project. Youth cultivate their own voices and develop vocabulary to express themselves through the vehicle of the humanities. Katie Whelan and Daynee Rosales are producers.

Peer to Ear – Show host and producer Sammy Styles produces his module as part of Conversations on Recovery, bringing information, resources, and the peer perspective to those in recovery from mental illness and addiction.

It’s Time for Justice – Show host and producer Martin Wegbreit, an attorney at Central Virginia Legal Aid, explores the ins and outs to civil law.

A Grain of Sand – Producer Charles McGuigan, through the words of others along with ambient sound and original music by Charles Arthur, tells a story in a way that reveals, illuminates and entertains.

Gallery 5 is in Jackson Ward at 200 West Marshall Street.

Local Voices Live Artist Darrin Higgins