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  • Hurricane Maria: Two Stories, One Year Later

    This week on Florida Matters, we'll hear the stories of two people who chose to leave Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria to make the Tampa Bay area their new home

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  • Evening Masterworks: Tchaikovsky

    Tchaikovsky wrote his Serenade for Strings "... from inner compulsion. This is a piece from the heart ..." It's our Evening Masterwork tonight at 7:00 PM, on Classical WSMR.

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  • All Night Jazz: Havana

    Jackson Harpe will cruise to Havana on the Jazz Trip @ Ten plus more from our focus artist of the week, singer John Hendricks. The adventure begins tonight at 9:00 PM on WUSF 89.7

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As the confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh neared, both parties had seen potential political benefits for them in the upcoming midterm elections. For Republicans, it was a chance to energize the base by putting another conservative justice on the court, potentially reshaping it for a generation. For Democrats, the specter...

Florida Matters

Many Puerto Rican’s lost everything when Hurricane Maria made landfall on Sept. 20, 2017. Tens of thousands of people made the decision to take what belongings they had left and travel to the mainland. Many have started new lives in Central and South Florida. These new Floridians already have had significant influence on political races , the...

Classical WSMR

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Program: Evening Masterwork
Tchaikovsky was pretty busy during the autumn of 1880. He was working on two pieces back-to-back, and to the composer, they were total opposites. One was an overture that he said he wrote “without any warm feelings of love and so, it will probably be of no artistic merit.” That would be his famous 1812 Overture. The other was a beautiful, Mozart-inspired serenade, and this one he seemed to like a...more...

University Beat

The Florida House will investigate the misuse of $38 million in state funding for a building project at the University of Central Florida, House Speaker Richard Corcoran said.

All Night Jazz

Jackson Harpe: Jerome Kern
Program: All Night Jazz
Tonight on All Night Jazz, the "Other Nine to Five," Jackson Harpe will cruise to Havana on the Jazz Trip@Ten plus more from our focus artist of the week, singer John Hendricks. Then later, on our Midnight Standard, we'll hear another version of Jerome Kern's  "All The Things You Are." The adventure begins tonight at 9:00 PM on WUSF 89.7 more...

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