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  • Sound Opinions

    Keyboardist Spooner Oldham wrote and played on dozens of classic hits from Aretha Franklin, Percy Sledge, and more. He joins hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot for a conversation.

  • Orangutan Diary

    After months of planning, a handful of rescued orangutans are flying to freedom. On board are Mama Abut and her baby, found in an oil palm plantation. Thursday, October 8 at 10:00 PM on 16.1.

  • From the Top

    Now in its eleventh season, From the Top, with host Christopher O'Riley, is a weekly radio series that showcases the nation's most outstanding young classical musicians.



No one knows who will lead House Republicans next, but for now, chaos reigns among the House GOP. Rep. Kevin McCarthy shocked Washington on Thursday when he dropped out of the race for...


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Florida Matters

The Florida Orchestra has begun its 48th season, and the orchestra has a new music director. This week on Florida Matters, we feature a newsmaker special with Michael Francis, who has gained a reputation as an international... more...

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University Beat

USF Sarasota-Manatee recently held a 40th birthday party for faculty, staff, local executives and alumni (courtesy USFSM).
On September 15, 1975, USF Sarasota opened on the campus of what was then known as New Chllege.”  On September 15, 2015, USF Sarasota-Manatee turned 40 with a birthday celebration, honoring its past and looking towards the future.  We drop by on University Beat on WUSF TV.

Special News Reports

Back in 2012, four explorers spent 100 days walking and kayaking 1,000 miles up 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. This year, the Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition is back. Three of the members reunited....

Health News Florida: Journalism for a Healthy State

Health News Florida

Health News Florida is the only news publication dedicated to covering health issues in the nation’s third largest state. We hold health care policy makers, powerbrokers and practitioners accountable. And our independent reporting, online and on public radio, emphasizes how issues of cost, quality and health care access affect all Floridians.


StateImpact Florida

StateImpact Florida journalist John O'Connor travels the state to report on how education issues affect you.

StateImpact Florida is a project of WUSF Public Media and WLRN Public Media.

Classical WSMR

Carl Nielsen
Program: Evening Masterwork
  Carl Nielsen was never formally schooled in composition, but he was a prolific composer.  And tonight we hear his Symphony No. 5, which he described to a student as “the division between dark and light and evil and good.”  Someone else saw it this way.. .”the contrast between “vegetative and active states of mind.”  Join Susan Giles Wantuck to hear this Evening Masterwork tonight at 7 on...more...

All Night Jazz

Thelonious Monk
Program: Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride
Jason Moran defies the constraints of history itself in this celebration of “the first pianist who made me want to be a pianist.” Using archival footage, interviews, and live music, Moran re-imagines the classic Monk At Town Hall concert from 1959 to paint a portrait of one of the unique and influential musicians in jazz history. Backed by The Big Bandwagon, Moran performs his tribute to...more...

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