Labor Day Special Classical WSMR Plays Your Requests
Monday September 1 is Labor Day and Classical WSMR will celebrate by playing your requests! Russell, Bethany and Sue invite you to help us program this special day with some of your favorites. Send us your request by filling out the form on our website wsmr.org/requests, then join us on Labor Day. The deadline to make your request is August 25, so make your requests soon. Don't miss some great music programmed by you,
LISTEN: Monday, September Beginning at 8:00 AM on WSMR 89.1 and 103.9
Next Week on University Beat Migrant Research
USF anthropology professor Heide Castañeda recently spent two months in Mexico and Texas where she met some of the immigrants crossing into the US as they flee Central America. She’ll share some of her experiences on this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7. [Photo credit: John Moore/Getty Images]
Dissecting The Ramones' Rocket to Russia
Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot conduct a Classic Album Dissection of The Ramones’ 1977 release Rocket to Russia including a 2007 Sound Opinions interview with the late Tommy Ramone. Tommy died on July 11th and was the last surviving original member of the pioneering punk band. Also this week, Jim and Greg review a new album from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. [Photo: Dee Dee Ramone by Catherine Anderson/Flickr]
LISTEN: Saturday, August 2 at 2:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
Milwaukee Symphony Bach and Brahms
This Saturday evening, listen for some big modern arrangements of Bach and Brahms! You’ll hear Anton Webern’s orchestration of the Ricercare No. 2 from A Musical Offering by Bach and Arnold Schoenberg’s version of the Piano Quartet No. 1 by Brahms. Edo de Waart conducts the Milwaukee Symphony this Saturday evening.
[Painting: Johann Sebastian Bach]
LISTEN: Saturday, August 2 at 5:00 PM on WSMR 89.1 & 103.9
This Week on Florida Matters Sexual Assaults on College Campuses
A report from the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault says universities are not providing all the resources they can to protect students from sexual violence. We discuss the scope of the problem and why the federal government is getting so heavily involved in the issue.