Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota presents the award-winning Morgenstern Trio, Saturday, November 1, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, November 2, 7:30 p.m., at the Historic Asolo Theater, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota. The concert will feature works by Schubert (Notturno in Eb Major, Op.
Florida Matters: A Boom in Backyard Agriculture
More and more these days, farms are coming to the city. Laws have been changing around the state that make it easier for suburban homeowners to dabble in backyard agriculture. We're taking a look at this "do-it-yourself" food movement, from growing your own veggies, to raising your own chickens.
People are finding new sources of income by selling their fresh eggs or local honey. There's also a demand for hydroponic growing systems and a demand for the know-how to grow food successfully.
CAREN Simulator / Business Scholarships (rebroadcast)
It’s a million dollar-plus, state-of-the-art virtual reality simulator that’s bringing together University of South Florida engineers and health practitioners to assist those with reduced motor skills. We'll introduce you to CAREN (Computer-Assisted Rehabilitation Environment) on University Beat on WUSF TV. Also: The recent USF College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored around 175 students who received almost $400,000 dollars in awards. On this week’s rebroadcast of University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we meet some of the award-winning students, who shared their inspiring stories and the words of thanks they have for the generous benefactors that helped them out.
Party like a Yacht Star on Yacht StarShip’s Fall Music Party Cruise series - the hottest live music on the water! Rock the Yacht is taking off on 9 select dates, featuring a spectacular 3-hour cruise on the waters of Tampa Bay, energetic live bands, dancing, and multiple decks of entertainment!
Last week, StateImpact Florida told you how a middle school in Miami has added speech and debate courses this year to improve reading, writing and speaking.
Veldreana Oliver has taught physical education for 28 years at Allapattah Middle School. More recently, her principal asked her to teach writing, speech and debate
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The school’s principal, Bridget McKinney, majored in debate and thought the requirements for Florida’s new Common Core-based standards sounded a lot like her college classes. She needed a writing teacher for new speech and debate courses she wanted to create.
But like many Florida schools, Allapattah Middle has plenty of expectations but a limited budget.
Baseball Pioneers Share Their Memories
Every Monday, WUSF 89.7 presents Story Corps Tampa Bay, and this week’s story comes from a recording at the John F. Germany Public Library in Tampa as part of the “StoryCorps @ your library” series.
Today we meet two professional baseball players who played in the Negro Leagues in the 1940's, Clifford "Quack" Brown and Walter "Dirk" Gibbons. Both men grew up in Tampa and they sat down with their friend, Neil J. Armstrong, who asked about those colorful nicknames.