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  • USFSP Prof Pens Biography

    Famed African American tennis player Arthur Ashe died 25 years ago, but has yet to have his biography written. This August, that changes with USF St. Petersburg professor Ray Arsenault's newest... more...

     
  • The Longest Table Image Gallery

    WUSF invites you to enjoy images captured at the 5th annual Longest Table event. Diners enjoyed an epicurean experience at beautifully set tables  down the middle of Bayshore Drive in St.... more...

     
  • Evening Masterworks: Brahms

    Brahms spent five years composing his Piano Concerto No. 1, a work that would end up being longer than Beethoven’s “Emperor Concerto.” Evening Masterwork, tonight at 7 PM on Classical WSMR.

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  • All Night Jazz: Tijuana Moods

    Mike Cornette heads south of the border with music from Charles Mingus and his "Tijuana Moods" recorded on this day in jazz history.  The adventure begins at 9:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

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WUSF News

Leaking septic tanks may be causing prolonged algae blooms like the one currently killing fish and wildlife near Lake Okeechobee. The recent outbreak of blue-green algae across Florida is also raising serious public health concerns. Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency earlier this month because of the blooms. According to the Florida...

Florida Matters

Florida Matters: School Security
The news that 17 people, including young teenagers, had been gunned down in Parkland while going about their school day on Valentine’s Day this year sent shocks of outrage, anguish and calls to do something to prevent such a... more...

Classical WSMR

Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in d Op. 15
Program: Evening Masterwork
In 1854, Johannes Brahms began to compose a two-piano sonata, and soon realized that it needed more. He would transform the opening of that work into the first movement of a First Piano Concerto; he discarded the rest. Brahms spent five years composing his Piano Concerto No. 1, a work that would end up being longer than Beethoven’s “Emperor Concerto.” It was uncompromising for its time– critics...more...

University Beat

"Restricted" runs at the USF Contemporary Art Museum through August 8.
WUSF’s occasional “Art Populi” series is currently featuring art museums and galleries around Tampa Bay. The University of South Florida’s Contemporary Art Museum is showing off some of the hidden gems of its 5,000 piece collection this summer with an exhibition called “Restricted.” On University... more...

All Night Jazz

Mike Cornette: Philly Joe Jones
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on All Night Jazz, the "Other Nine to Five" Mike Cornette heads south of the border with music from Charles Mingus and his "Tijuana Moods" recorded on this day in jazz history. Plus more music featuring our focus artist of the week, drummer Philly Joe Jones.  Then later, just in time for "hump day," we'll hear another version of Duke Ellington's "Caravan" on the Midnight Standard. The...more...

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