At Miami’s iPrep Academy, getting ready for the state’s new standardized test includes rapping.Two students are recording the daily announcements,...
A U.S. Supreme Court decision expected this summer could quickly change how Floridians with insurance through HealthCare.gov pay for coverage.Argument...
In this installment of StoryCorps Tampa Bay, Carol Albernathy talks about overcoming inconveniences and challenges in college and at law school becaus...
Clyde and Corrita Warner came to St. Augustine on vacation from Louisville, Ky. They know their history."Well, I knew that this started before the pil...
Astronauts at the International Space Station have ventured outside to perform a challenging cable installation on their orbiting platform.Spacewalker...
On Wednesday, Eric Webb-Fiske canceled two classes to participate in National Adjunct Walkout Day.Webb-Fiske, an adjunct instructor at Hillsborou...
On Thursday, Hillsborough County conducted its annual homeless count. Volunteers canvassed neighborhoods in an effort to get a better picture of the h...

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Four explorers spent 100 days walking and kayaking the length of Florida, from the tip of the Everglades to the Okefenokee Swamp in Georgia. The mission – to publicize the need to connect the state’s remaining wild areas.

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We’re continuing our preview of the upcoming legislative session. We will take a look at the top legislative priorities for the state Department of Veterans Affairs, including a call to fund two new nursing homes for veterans...


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Panelists Rose-Eve Lewis, Douglas McElhaney, and Aida Hozic speak at the 2013 St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs (courtesy St. Petersburg in the World)

Almost forty experts from around the world will speak about a variety of today’s “hot button” international issues at the St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs. The conference takes place at USF St. Pete February 26th through 28th and will feature a...

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It will be the best of times, it will be the worst of times as University of South Florida Theatre and Dance presents an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities.” We’ll introduce you to some of the cast and crew...


Jazz Updates

Svend Asmussen
The Danish violinist Svend Asmussen has had a remarkable career. He played with Fats Waller in the 1930s, worked with Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington, and his own band had decades of popularity in...
Pianist Marcus Roberts rose to prominence with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, then with his own group. He's been a mentor to many artists, and a professor at Florida State...
Vocalist Jackie Cain (May 22, 1928 – Sept. 15, 2014) was half of one of the best-known duos in jazz history, Jackie & Roy. She was an icon in the cabaret world, with a smooth, feathery voice.

Classical Updates

June LeBell: Cliff Roles, Photographer
Cliff Roles is known in the Sarasota community from his former radio programs, his work as a ringmaster at the circus, and his photographs – which is why June invited Cliff to join her on June LeBell...

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Carnegie Hall Live Promo - pianist Leif Ove Andsnes
Join us for a broadcast of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra along with pianist Leif Ove Andsnes performing Beethoven’s Piano Concertos 2 and 4!
Live Performance at our Sarasota Performance and Broadcast Studio
Be sure to listen to Classical WSMR for another live performance this Friday as Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents two rising young stars of classical music, violinist Adrian Anantawan and...

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