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People's Pharmacy: Do Antidepressants Really Work?People's Pharmacy
Do Antidepressants Really Work?
For more than two decades, antidepressants like Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil and Effexor have been widely used to treat the most common mental illness. But do they really work as well as most of us think? Research studies show that these SSRI drugs don’t always work better than the inert sugar pills they are tested against. [Photo: Irving Kirsch, Ph.D, Associate Director of the Program in Placebo Studies at the Harvard Medical School]

LISTEN: Saturday, January 26 at 7:00 AM on WUSF 89.7

Morning Edition: Dave Barry - Insane cityWeekend Edition
Saturday: Scott Simon speaks with humorist — and Floridian — Dave Barry about his new book, “Insane City.” He also chats with Petra Haden about her new a capella album, “Petra Goes to the Movies.”
Sunday: Rachel Martin talks with actor Chris Pratt, of “Parks and Recreation.” The mostly comedic actor also has a role in the drama, “Zero Dark Thirty.”

LISTEN: Saturday, January 26 and Sunday, January 27 at 8:00 AM on WUSF 89.7

The Metropolitan Opera: Puccini, La Rondine, Kristine OpolaisMetropolitan Opera
Puccini’s La Rondine
Latvian soprano Kristine Opolais makes her network debut in the role of the heroine Magda, a courtesan who dreams of true love. Soprano Anna Christy sings the role of Lisette, Magda’s maid; tenor Marius Brenciu is the poet Prunier; and baritone Dwayne Croft is Rambaldo, Magda’s wealthy protector. Ion Marin conducts the performance.
more classical music... [Photo: Kristine Opolais as Magda in La Rondine]

LISTEN: Saturday, January 26 at 1:00 PM on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9
Music of Benny Golson Saturday Night Jazz with Bob Seymour
Music of Benny Golson
We’ll hear several pieces written by the saxophonist and prominent jazz composer Benny Golson this Saturday night. An NEA Jazz Master, Golson has given us enduring standards such as "Killer Joe," "Blues March," and "I Remember Clifford," while playing with the bands of Art Blakey and Dizzy Gillespie. Bob Seymour also includes a number of bossa nova pieces by the great Antonio Carlos Jobim. more jazz...

LISTEN: Saturday, January 26 at 10:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
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Steinway Artist Rebecca Penneys
Join Russell Gant for some live music as he welcomes his guest, Steinway Artist Rebecca Penneys. Rebecca will stop by our Tampa studio to play our Steinway and tell us about the new Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival at USF. Featured selections will include a few Bartók Hungarian Peasant Songs, the Mozart Rondo in D and the Schumann Romance No. 2. more classical music...  [Photo: Chihuly Steinway by Andy Bravo]

LISTEN: Monday, January 28 at 11:00 AM on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9

FL Legislative Session 2013Next Week on Florida Matters
Future of the FCAT
Love it or hate it, the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) has reshaped education in our state. Now, it is being replaced by new assessments and something called the “Common Core.” A panel of experts at St. Petersburg College discusses what the end of the FCAT means. [Producers: Dustin Hapli and John O'Connor]

LISTEN: Tuesday, January 29 at 6:30 PM on WUSF 89.7
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USF Band in LondonUniversity Beat
USF Band in London
The USF Herd of Thunder Marching Band rang in 2013 in style, playing London's New Year's Day Parade in front of a crowd of more than half a million people. University Beat on WUSF TV shows you highlights of the trip, including the performance as the Parade's feature band.

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Rick Steves' Europe: ParisNATURE
Kilauea: Mountain of Fire
Kilauea, on Hawaii's Big Island, is the world's most active volcano. Its latest eruption began in 1983 and it hasn't stopped since. During that time it has created 544 acres of new land and has consumed 200 homes. But as we watch nature's own fireworks display and witness the devastation wrought by flowing lava, we've also been able to observe a process that's central to life on these islands. more WUSF TV Programs...

WATCH: Thursday, January 31 at 8:00 PM on WUSF TV

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