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  • Yakov Smirnoff's Happily Ever Laughter

    The Neuroscience of Romantic. Laugh and learn with the entertainer as he inspires viewers to bring back the honeymoon stage and keep it going. Thursday August 25, 8:00 PM

  • "R" for Rachmaninoff. And Romantic.

    Look up the word ‘Romantic’ and you just might see a picture of Sergei Rachmaninoff. You'll hear the Adagio movement  from his Piano Concerto No.2 on your Five o’clock Unwind today on WSMR.

  • Then And Now

    On this date in 1959, on the occasion of his 41st birthday, Leonard Bernstein conducted a performance in Moscow with the New York Philharmonic. The program included Stravinsky's "The Rite of... more...

  • All Night Jazz: Wayne Shorter

    Mike Cornette will continue our weeklong tribute to our Focus Artist of the Week, saxophone giant Wayne Shorter. Tonight on All Night Jazz starting at 9 on WUSF 89.7

  • Morning Edition

    Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with four hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries.


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The latest scores from the ACT college entrance exam suggest many of this year’s high school graduates aren’t prepared for college-level course work. In its annual score report released Wednesday, the testing company said only 38 percent of graduating seniors who took the exam hit the college-ready benchmark in at least three of the four core...


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Florida Matters

Florida Matters: Reading, Writing, 'Rithmatic and... Litigation: A New School Year Begins
Schools in Florida have a lot to deal with. A massive new federal education law looms on the horizon. Parents are suing over standardized testing  and the NAACP is suing over vouchers for private school. To help us sort out the... more...

Classical WSMR

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Op. 90
Program: Evening Masterwork
There is something about the Brahms Symphony No. 3 in F that may come across as truly serene. Each of the four movements ends quietly, an unusual, yet pleasant, feature to the work. Even the final movement starts softly, as if fading in. This is in part due to the musical idea behind the work, which represents the motto “Free but happy,” the defiant response Brahms made to Joseph Joachim’s motto...more...

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Expert advice on cooking, arts and crafts, gardening and travel more...
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University Beat

Marine science researchers, including some from USF, look at a scorpionfish taken from the Gulf of Mexico (courtesy Elizabeth Herdter, USF College of Marine Science)
A six-week scientific cruise through the Gulf of Mexico took off at the beginning of August. The scientists aboard the R/V Weatherbird II are studying how wildlife and portions of the Gulf were impacted by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and a similar disaster in 1979. On University Beat on WUSF 89... more...

All Night Jazz

Wayne Shorter
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on All Night Jazz, Mike Cornette will continue our week long tribute to saxophone giant Wayne Shorter on his birthday and see what’s in the tea leaves as we visit a “Soothsayer” on our Jazz Trip@Ten. Plus “Bird Lives!” as we hear more from Feature Artist of the Month, Charlie “Bird” Parker. Then later, at midnight it’s our 12 O’clock-tail: another version of Billy Strayhorn’s classic...more...

Multimedia Slide Show

Skyway Tanker Fire

Skyway Tanker Fire

On Tuesday, July 11th, a diesel tanker truck blew out a tire and caught fire near the top of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in the southbound lanes. The driver walked away.

The incident snarled traffic for hours and left communities talking about transportation alternatives in the event of other problems on the bridge. 


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