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  • Florida Matters More

    Each week we explore the events and issues that matter to Floridians. Don't miss this behind-the-scenes podcast of some of our more in-depth conversations.


  • A Secret A Month

    The "Secret Ops of the CIA" calendars spotlight an unusual art genre: meticulous paintings of spy missions.

  • Evening Masterwork: Johannes Brahms

    When Brahms left retirement to compose a new piece for the clarinetist Muhlfield, it premiered in late 1891, to a very enthusiastic audience. Our Evening Masterwork, tonight at 7:00 PM on... more...

  • All Night Jazz: Edgar Alan Poe

    Tonight on All Night Jazz, the "Other Nine to Five," Mike Cornette will pay tribute to writer Edgar Alan Poe on the anniversary of his birth on the Jazz Trip @ Ten. The adventure begins tonight at... more...



A new study finds, buses - not rail - would be the most workable option for mass transit in Tampa Bay, because of its lower cost and ability to change along with the city. The bus rapid transit system is projected to attract 4,500 new riders along 41 miles from St. Petersburg to Tampa and Wesley Chapel, in Pasco County. It would be estimated to...

Florida Matters

Florida Matters: One City, One Weekend, Two Major Events
Tampa is going to be a rather busy city on the weekend of Jan. 27-28. The city will host the 2018 National Hockey League All-Star Game during one of Tampa's biggest annual events, Gasparilla Pirate Festival. This week on Florida... more...

Classical WSMR

Johannes Brahms: Trio for clarinet, piano, & cello in a-minor
Program: Evening Masterwork
Johannes Brahms completed his String Quartet in G major halfway through 1890, when he was 57 years old, and at the time he thought it would be his final composition. He decided that piece would be the perfect end to his career, so he retired… but then he heard clarinetist Richard Muhlfield perform. That’s when Brahms left retirement to compose a new piece for the clarinetist… the Trio for...more...

University Beat

Low oxygen caused the death of this coral in Bocas del Toro, Panama. The dead crabs (right foreground, left background) also died because of the loss of dissolved oxygen. (Courtesy  Arcadio Castillo / Smithsonian)
More and more, the world’s oceans and coastal waters – like the Gulf of Mexico – are developing areas where there’s no oxygen. That lack of air dooms sea life, and it looks like humans are to blame. A University of South Florida College of Marine Science professor is on an international team... more...

All Night Jazz

Mike Cornette: Miles Davis performance of “E.S.P”
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on the “Other Nine to Five,” Mike Cornette will read your mind on our Jazz Trip@Ten with the classic Miles Davis performance of “E.S.P” recorded on this day in jazz history. Plus, we’ll have our new jazz release roundup. Then later, on the Midnight Standard, we’ll hear another version of Miles Davis’ “All Blues.” The adventure begins tonight at nine on WUSF 89.7. [Photo: NPR/HultonArchive...more...

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