WSMR Improves Coverage Area
As you may know, WSMR continues to look for ways to provide you with the music you want to hear. Recently, we improved our coverage for Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9 with a new and stronger antenna for our frequency at 103.9 FM. Please give us another listen if you haven’t done so recently…and let us know what you think!
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Sometimes promising medications turn out to have terrible side effects. The diabetes drug Avandia was taken off the market some years ago because it increased the risk of heart attacks. Even if the complication is rare, how do we cope with a drug that causes the very problem it was supposed to prevent? Your calls and questions are welcome on Saturday morning!
LISTEN: Saturday, December 1 at 7:00 AM on WUSF 89.7.
|This American Life
This show talks about what animals sacrifice for us and what we sacrifice for them, including a story from Susan Orlean about dogs in World War II. Also, the This American Life staff confronts Ira about his dog, Piney.
LISTEN: Saturday, December 1 at 12:00 Noon on WUSF 89.7.
| Saturday Night Jazz with Bob Seymour
Guitarist Corey Christiansen
Corey Christiansen returns to the Bay Area for a performance this weekend. The former guitar instructor at USF will reunite with his colleagues from the school in a Sunday afternoon concert at HCC/Ybor City. This week, we’ll catch up with some of Corey’s recordings and his guitar work on last year’s release by USF professor and saxophonist, Jack Wilkins, The Blue & Green Project. Learn more... Visit WUSF.org Events...
LISTEN: Saturday, December 1 at 10:00 PM on WUSF 89.7.
In many ways, the conductorless Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is the quintessential NY chamber music experience. This week on Symphonycast, listen as it performs the Brahms Violin Concerto with Gil Shaham! Sunday night at 6:00 PM on Classical WSMR 89.1 and 103.9. more classical music...
LISTEN: Sunday, December 2 at 6:00 PM on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9.
| Health News Florida
BayCare-United Fight Spurs Call for Transparency, Mediation
by Sarah Pusateri and Carol Gentry
The contract dispute between BayCare Health System and UnitedHealthcare forced 74-year-old Mike Dellmore to choose between his doctors and his insurance plan. It was a no-brainer. "I've got certain doctors I like, and I'm not gonna lose them," the Clearwater retiree said. " more...
|Recipes Found on All Things Considered
Every Thursday in December, All Things Considered will ask cooks, bakers and food writers to share a dish that surprised or delighted them. Features include the joys of beef heart, tuna noodle casserole remade for the 21st century and poppy seed cookies. Check it out Thursday afternoons!
LISTEN: Weekdays at 4:00 PM on WUSF 89.7.
Education in Action
The Tutor-A-Bull program aims to help both student teachers in the USF College of Education and struggling elementary, middle and high school students by pairing them up for one-on-one instruction. It's a program championed by Tampa philanthropist, Olin Mott, who was recently honored for his efforts by the College of Education. See more about Tutor-A-Bull and its main supporter on University Beat on WUSF TV. Watch Now...
|WSMR Opera Special
As we look forward to another radio broadcast season from the Met, we’re going to talk to the opera maestros in our community. Join Bethany Cagle and Russell Gant for an
in-depth look at the local opera scene in Sarasota and Tampa Bay. You’ll hear from Opera Tampa’s Daniel Lipton, Sarasota Opera’s Victor DeRenzi and the St. Petersburg Opera’s Mark Sforzini. Each will talk about his upcoming season and the thriving opera scene in our community. more classical music...
LISTEN: Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 AM on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9.
|Next Week on Florida Matters
Making Sense of the Media
Are you trapped in a “digital bubble?” Are you seeing more mistakes in your local newspaper? Get answers to these and other media questions in a special Florida Matters, “Making Sense of the Media,” produced with help from the Poynter Institute’s Sense-Making Project.
WUSF Producer: Scott Finn
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LISTEN: Tuesday, December 4 at 6:30 PM on WUSF 89.7.
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