State lawmakers are expected to wrap up the special session on commuter rail this week, due to an increase in the availability of the H1N1 Swine Flu vaccine Hillsborough County School officials will be offering more H1N1 shots in the coming weeks, and a Class-Action lawsuit filed against the state of Florida 4 years ago goes to trial today regarding the State's handling of Medicaid.
Once nearly abandoned in a garage, almost one hundred interviews with prominent members of Tampa’s African American community have now found a home at the University of South Florida. This week’s University Beat on WUSF TV takes you to the new “Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project” and shows you how one man’s dream is helping students and the community.
On the radio
A number of USF students are learning the ins and outs of professional theater as they intern with the new musical, “Wonderland,” at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 FM takes you through the looking glass to find out how the experience is helping them decide their future career paths.
Interns in Wonderland:
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts Box Office:
813-229-STAR (7827) or 800-955-1045 outside the Tampa Bay area
“Wonderland” is playing at the Straz Center through January 3, 2010
African American Oral History Project:
Special thanks to Otis R. Anthony and the USF Library: Director of Special & Digital Collections Dr. Mark Greenberg, Oral History Program Coordinator Catherine Cottle, Assistant to the Director Elizabeth Tucker and Assistant Director of Communications Eileen Thornton.
Violinist Chee-Yun's flawless technique, dazzling tone and compelling artistry have enraptured audiences on five continents. Charming, charismatic and deeply passionate about her art, Chee-Yun continues to carve a unique place for herself in the ever-evolving world of classical music.
Experience the ancient tradition of Chinese acrobatics in this spell-binding, family-oriented performance of daring acrobatics, jaw-dropping feats, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and traditional and contemporary music.