During this special holiday hour, you’ll hear stories about celebration, differing traditions, and family. A mother and son do their best to keep the gifting spirit alive, a daughter tries to fulfil her mother’s wish for a Trinidadian feast, and a man waits and waits for the perfect moment to kiss a date.
Brian O'Donovan's A Celtic Sojourn has thrilled radio audiences for almost thirty years, and is a holiday tradition on WUSF. This Christmas-themed live version of the show has drawn on Celtic, Pagan, and Christian traditions to celebrate the music of this season.
Telling Tampa Bay Stories, Part 1 – Stories we gathered from residents of Progress Village, an historic Tampa neighborhood. This is a wonderful, local collection of memories, and hopes for the future from people who call Progress Village home. [Photo: Flickr/duane.schoon]
Swing into the holiday season with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s take on Christmas classics, featuring Catherine Russell on vocals.
Celebrate the season with amazing holiday performances from NPR’s Tiny Desk! This first ever special includes Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Steve Martin, Hanson, The Polyphonic Spree and more! The holiday special is hosted by NPR Music frenemies Bob Boilen and Stephen Thompson.
A perennial NPR favorite with all new Hanukkah stories. Stories include “The Infidelity of Judah Maccabee” by R.L. Maizes, “Week At A Glance” by Elisa Albert, “Erev Christmas” by Ellen Orleans, and “i” by Lia Pripstein. Hosted by Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.
Telling Tampa Bay Stories, Part 1 – Stories we gathered from residents of Progress Village, an historic Tampa neighborhood. This is a wonderful, local collection of memories, and hopes for the future from people who call Progress Village home. [Photo: pixabay/smccreedy1-5942732]
The holidays remind us of dear friends and are so often full of great music. That combination comes to life once more this year – as we rebroadcast the late June LeBell’s special holiday program – first aired last Christmas. June invites you into her living room to listen to some of her favorite holiday recordings. From Joan Sutherland and Kiri TeKanawa, to Bryn Terfel and John Rutter – this is a very special edition of June LeBell’s Musical Conversations.
Gather with your friends and family, turn on the radio, and stay with us for a day full of your favorite Christmas music! Bethany Cagle, Russell Gant and Tyler Kline are just the right company to help you celebrate the holiday…all day and all night.
Tampa’s Master Chorale Ensemble Singers perform the music of J. S. Bach, Felix Mendelssohn, Arvo Pärt, Ola Gjeilo, and Roberto Sierra – all music based on the well-known holiday theme, “how brightly shines the morning star... ” [Photo: pixabay/monicore-1499084]