| WUSF News: Culture
New Frank Lloyd Wright House Constructed at Florida Southern College
by Robin Sussingham
Florida Southern College in Lakeland is building a brand new house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright — even though the architect died in 1959. And college officials say the new structure is part of their plan to become one of the country's premiere cultural destinations. [Photo: Exterior of new Frank Lloyd Wright house]
| Saturday Night Jazz with Bob Seymour
Woody Herman’s Centennial
Woody Herman led a succession of big bands from the 1930s well into the 80s. He nurtured great young players and while always playing the hit songs like Four Brothers and Early Autumn, he also kept his repertoire updated and modern. Join Bob Seymour for the sound of Woody Herman & His Thundering Herd, as we celebrate the great bandleader’s centennial. [Photo: Woody Herman] more jazz...
LISTEN: Saturday, May 18 at 10:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
Canada's Victoria Day
Canadian violinist and current Bradenton resident, James Ehnes, grew up in a musical home – his father Alan is a trumpet professor at Brandon University and his mother danced with a ballet company in Montreal before founding a dance school. James Ehnes is one of the outstanding Canadian musicians you’ll hear during Canada’s Victoria Day holiday weekend. [Photo: Queen Victoria] more classical music...
LISTEN: Sunday, May 19 at 10:00 AM on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9
|Weekends on All Things Considered
Treatments for Alzheimer's
This weekend, host Jacki Lyden talks with experts about the latest developments in research and treatments for victims of Alzheimer’s. She also speaks with AARP caregiving expert, Amy Goyer, about dealing with her father who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's 5 years ago. [Photo: Left - Normal Brain, Right - Brain with Advanced Alzheimer's]
LISTEN: Saturday and Sunday, May 18 & 19 at 5:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
The Central Park Five
Late in the evening of April 19, 1989, Tricia Meili, a 28-year-old white investment banker, went jogging through Central Park in New York City. When she was found hours later, she had been brutally raped, beaten and left for dead. This film examines the notorious crime, the media response and the public outcry it triggered, and the miscarriage of justice that followed it, probing the larger issues it raises about our nation's complicated past.
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WATCH: Sunday, May 19 at 9:00 PM on WUSF TV