A Friends of Florida Folk (FOFF) & a Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa (UUCT) Co-Production. Cost: Free. Donations appreciated. Refreshments available for purchase. Adequate breaks for stretching provided. Headlining Musicians (each doing a 45 minute set): Amy Carol Webb; Jubals Kin; Elan Chalford & Pete Gallagher Duo. Showcasing Musicians (each doing a 12 minute set): Roy
There was another recent debate regarding Tampa's proposed high speed rail system, former Bucs football player Gaines Adams died at age 26 in South Carolina, and the recent cold snap has resulted in the ban of fishing for certain species of fish.
Life Drawing / Engaged Scholarship Institute
How does drawing the human foot help form better physicians? This week’s University Beat on WUSF-TV/DT visits a humanities class in USF’s College of Medicine to see the role that art plays in educating the doctors of tomorrow. Also: One semester of student involvement with a community organization can lead to a lifetime relationship. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM says that’s just part of the message coming from the USF co-sponsored “Institute on Engaged Scholarship,” which shined a light on the importance of relationships between universities and public groups in community redevelopment.
A Police Officer from Dixie County died after exchanging gunfire with a murder suspect accused of killing two women in Hernando County, a local Tampa nurse has been informed that nearly a dozen of her family members have died in the earthquake that recently struck Haiti, the University of South Florida has hired a new football coach, debate held for a proposed tax for mass transit system, and the Environmental Protection Agency proposes new rules concerning farm and urban runoff.
Disaster in Haiti
Estimates put the number of dead in the tens of thousands as recovery continues from a devastating earthquake in Haiti. The quake is being felt well beyond Haiti’s borders, including in Florida, which is home to more than 200,000 Haitians. We’ll meet a few of the thousands of local Haitians who have family and friends on the island. Plus, we’ll talk about the country’s future -- and how that future will impact Florida and the U.S.