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  • School Voucher Expansion Sparks Debate

    Two main views tend to emerge when it comes to the topic of school vouchers.

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  • Sunday Baroque

    Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750). Hear tuneful and lively music as part of the mix of familiar favorites and new surprises.

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  • All Night Jazz: Joe Farnsworth

    Dominic Walker will spend some time in the state of Indiana on the Jazz Trip @ Ten plus more songs from our focus artist of the week, drummer Joe Farnsworth. The adventure begins tonight at 9:00... more...

     

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Two main views tend to emerge when it comes to the topic of school vouchers. Advocates say they give disadvantaged kids access to better schools. But opponents say vouchers drain money and resources from traditional public schools. A new proposal by Florida lawmakers is reigniting debate on both sides of the voucher camp. A bill passed by the...

Florida Matters

Florida Matters Re-Broadcast: 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

Giuseppe Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani: Four Seasons
Program: Evening Masterwork
Tonight on our Evening Masterwork, we feature a sort of piece within a piece. It is the Four Seasons ballet music from Verdi’s opera I Vespri Siciliani. It’s a part of the opera that is actually often excluded in productions of the work today: mostly it was in vogue to compose a third-act ballet sequence in an opera in Verdi’s time, but not really anymore. This ballet sequence was dictated by the...more...

University Beat

USF English Dept. Chair Laura Runge, left, taught second year PhD student Elizabeth Ricketts how to use Wikipedia to share knowledge through a USF course.
A University of South Florida class is using famed English author, Jane Austen, to learn how to make Wikipedia more accurate. It’s part of an outreach effort with the Wiki Education Foundation, a nonprofit group that helps students develop research and media literacy skills. Find out more about “... more...

All Night Jazz

Whitney James: Tribute to Drummer Joe Farnsworth
Program: All Night Jazz
On the “Other Nine to Five,” Whitney James will kick off a week-long tribute to prolific drummer Joe Farnsworth. Then on the Midnight Standard, we’ll hear a version of “Misty.” The adventure begins tonight at nine on WUSF 89.7. [Photo: http://bit.ly/2GaeR4p] more...

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