All Holiday Programming for WUSF Public Media

November 27, 2014

Join Classical WSMR for Thanksgiving!
Join Classical WSMR for Thanksgiving! (7AM - 8PM)
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 7:00am
WSMR 89.1

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Classical WSMR 89.1 & 103.9! Russell Gant, Bethany Cagle, and Susan Giles Wantuck will be your perfect Thanksgiving companions throughout Thanksgiving Day! As the smell of cooking turkey and yummy pie fills your home, we’ll be featuring the loveliest classical music with special pieces by American composers or music inspired by America, autumn and harvest selections, and some of your familiar favorites.

Thanksgiving with Cantus
Thanksgiving with Cantus
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 11:00am
WSMR 89.1

Join us as one of the premiere men’s vocal ensembles, “Cantus” talk about the holiday, music and food.

Turkey Confidential: LIVE! (11am-1pm )
Turkey Confidential: LIVE! (11am-1pm )
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 11:00am
WUSF 89.7
  • * Phone lines (800-242-2828) will be open from 11am to 1pm
  • * The program will be simulcast live, along with special recipes at www.splendidtable.org
  • * And live audience interaction via Twitter and Facebook!

Join your NPR station as Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of The Splendid Table®, will be available to answer listener questions throughout this live, two-hour program! Help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day of the year.

This is a WUSF Thanksgiving tradition, as Lynne takes your calls along with guests, Lidia Bastianich, an Emmy award-winning public television host, a best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur, and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business; Carla Hall, a co-host of ABC's popular lifestyle series "The Chew;" Melissa Clark who recently joined the staff at the New York Times where she writes a weekly food column called A Good Appetite; humorist and journalist Henry Alford, who has written for the New York Times and Vanity Fair for over a decade; Francis Lam, a James Beard, food writer, an editor at Clarkson Potter, and a judge on the Bravo TV show "Top Chef Masters;" and David Leite, author of The New Portuguese Table: Exciting Flavors from Europe's Western Coast, which won the 2010 IACP First Book/Julia Child Award.

Giving Thanks- A Celebration of Fall, Food and Gratitude
Giving Thanks - A Celebration of Fall, Food and Gratitude
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 6:00pm
WSMR 89.1

We remember Dr. Maya Angelou, and she shares her Thanksgiving blessing and memories. Nikki Giovanni reads food poems from her new book, and recalls the Thanksgiving she got kicked out of college! Also, Simple Gifts from Copland, a Simple Song from Bernstein, and lots of music about fall, food, and gratitude.

Food and Jazz Thanksgiving
Food and Jazz Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 9:00pm
WUSF 89.7

Bob Seymour will help you wrap up your day of food and festivities with songs about food on All Night Jazz! 3 hours of music about food and drink to wind down from Thanksgiving dinner… from Horace Silver’s “Home Cooking” to Charlie Parker’s “Swedish Schnapps,” with “Watermelon Man,” “Black Coffee,” and “Candy” along the way.

November 28, 2014

Journey to the Macy’s Parade
Journey to the Macy’s Parade
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 12:00pm
WUSF TV 16.1

Journey to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade gives an uplifting and exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a part of one of the largest events of the year. Each year, thousands of parade participants take to the streets of Manhattan to trek 2 miles in front of 3 million spectators and 50 million television viewers. Our story begins when the Macy's Parade committee selects Florida's Tarpon Springs Marching Band, one of only ten marching bands selected to perform in the 2013 parade.

Celtic Thunder Christmas
Celtic Thunder Christmas
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 8:00pm
WUSF TV 16.4

The heart-warming new Celtic Thunder Show features holiday standards such as "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas," "Let It Snow," "Winter Wonderland" and "Silent Night" as well as a few specially-written originals, "Going Home For Christmas", "Christmas Morning Donegal" and "Our First Christmas Together".

Celtic Thunder Christmas
Celtic Thunder Christmas
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 9:30pm
WUSF TV 16.1

The heart-warming new Celtic Thunder Show features holiday standards such as "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas," "Let It Snow," "Winter Wonderland" and "Silent Night" as well as a few specially-written originals, "Going Home For Christmas", "Christmas Morning Donegal" and "Our First Christmas Together".

November 29, 2014

Rick Steves' European Christmas
Rick Steves' European Christmas
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 2:00pm
WUSF TV 16.1

Rick Steves' and his public television crew finally celebrated Christmas in Europe. Rick and his gang brought home a vivid and intimate look at how seven
diverse cultures celebrate Christmas. From England to Norway, Burgundy
to Bavaria, and Rome to the top of the Swiss Alps, this special gets
you down on the carpet with wide-eyed children, up in the loft with
the finest choirs, and into the kitchen with grandma and all her
secrets.

November 30, 2014

Best of the Best - Third Coast Festival
Best of the Best - Third Coast Festival (6pm - 8pm)
Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 6:00pm
WUSF 89.7

This is the time of year when we like to bring you the best new documentaries produced worldwide in a special two-hour program, Best of the Best: The Third Coast Festival Broadcast.

The featured documentaries, all winners of the 14th annual Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, demonstrate just how powerful radio can be. The stories are innovative and insightful, and will engage, provoke, entertain, and transport you…proving that all you need to discover new worlds - is your radio! This year's special will give you a glimpse into the art of audio storytelling with the winning producers – including a revisit with the Teenage Diaries, Melissa’s Story.

 
FacebookYouTubeLinkedInFlickrTwitter
4202 East Fowler Avenue, TVB100, Tampa, FL 33620-6902 • © 2009 WUSF. All rights reserved.

Geo Visitors Map