Dan Piraro was raised in Oklahoma but as an adult has traveled extensively throughout the world. His popular cartoon BIZARRO was first syndicated in 1985 and since then has built a steady and loyal following in the United States and Canada, as well as parts of Europe, Asia and South America.
There will be a group photo taken in front of the Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason billboard located on Fowler Ave. at 17th Street in Tampa (just west of University Mall). The photo will be taken at 9:30. There is a Denny's across the street (i.e. just east of the billboard) where many will meet for breakfast after the photo.
Former Negro Leagues baseball players Walter “Dirk” Gibbons, Clifford “Quack” Brown, Raydell “Lefty” Maddix and Billy Reed will visit the Tampa Bay History Center on February 20th to talk about their years playing for local pro and semi-pro African American teams.
Martin Grossman is scheduled to be executed this afternoon by lethal injection stemming from the conviction where Grossman and an accomplice were found guilty of murdering a state wildlife worker in December of 1984. The 1st of 3 hearings regarding the EPA's new water standards in Florida are set to start today in Tallahassee. And finally after nearly a decade of waiting, Tampa Bay's desalination plant is finally reported to be running at full capacity.
WUSF's Bethany Cagle, Michael Strauss, Brian Moorehead, Brent Douglas, Mark Sforzini
Bethany Cagle welcomes Brian Moorhead, Florida Orchestra Principal Clarinetist; Indianapolis Symphony Principal Violist, Michael Strauss; and St. Petersburg area pianist, Brent Douglas to the WUSF studios for live music and conversation. The performance includes selections by Mozart, Schumann, and Bruch. They also share information about their “Uncommon Chameleons Combined” concert.