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  • Happy Thanksgiving from WUSF

    Be Inspired this season with great programming from WUSF 89.7 and WUSF 89.1 & 103.9

  • Special Elections - Anti-Trump Backlash?

    There are two special elections planned for the upcoming months - one on Sarasota and one centered on Plant City. While the Plant City race looks like it'll be a breeze for Republicans, the... more...

  • Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring

    We will be celebrating this Thanksgiving with our Evening Masterwork: Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring, Thursday night at 7 PM, on Classical WSMR.


  • Music About Food

    Mike Cornette will help you wrap up your Thanksgiving day festivities with music about food and drink: "Home Cooking,", "Mellow Gravy," "Stuffy Turkey," and "Black Coffee" is a multi-course event... more...



A storm system moving across Florida Thanksgiving Day might seem like a tropical storm to some. Relentless rain and gusty winds are expected from the Nature Coast to the First Coast from a non-tropical area of low pressure moving in from the Gulf of Mexico.

Florida Matters

Florida Matters: Solar Power In The Sunshine State
This is the Sunshine State, so doesn’t solar power make sense? Then why does it only make up a tiny fraction of Florida’s electricity output? This week on Florida Matters we’re talking about the promise and prognosis of solar... more...

Classical WSMR

Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring
Program: Evening Masterwork
We will be celebrating this Thanksgiving with our Evening Masterwork: Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring, now one of the most inspiring and symbolic works ever composed by an American composer. But when Copland composed the work, he had no idea it would become what it is today. He wrote the ballet music for legendary dancer Martha Graham, and originally titled the music “Ballet for Martha.” But...more...

University Beat

A crowd that included the USF Herd of Thunder marching band recently welcomed the R/V W.T. Hogarth on its maiden voyage to its new homeport in St. Petersburg.
A new, state-of-the-art research vessel is now docked at its home base in St. Petersburg. The W.T. Hogarth is a 78-foot ship that will be used by researchers from the USF College of Marine Science and almost thirty other state universities and other research insitutes that make up the Florida... more...

All Night Jazz

All Night Jazz: Mike Cornette - “Skylark”, Hoagy Carmichael
Program: All Night Jazz
This week on All Night Jazz we’ll focus on saxophonist Coleman Hawkins. Born in Missouri on November 18, 1904, Hawkins helped define the tenor saxophone as a jazz instrument. Known as “The Hawk” and sometimes “The Bean”, Hawkins became a journeyman section player before coming to prominence with the Fletcher Henderson band in the mid-1930s. After a European tour in 1939, Hawkins returned to the...more...

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