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The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 9/4/15

Greg Palast (left) is joining Steve and Lew this week to provide his evaluation of the shape New Orleans is in now ten years after Katrina.

Later, Zac Petkanas, vice president of communications at Media Matters for America will update us on some of the latest wacky ramblings of this year's crop of presidential hopefuls. He may also may correct a few expressions of misinformation disseminated by the media.

HotRodRock Every Tues 4-6 PM

click the link while listening to HRR for full effect.



Come over and support Maternally Yours in the 2015 Giving Challenge!

It's GO TIME! From now until noon tomorrow you have the opportunity to show our community Why Sarasota FAMILIES Love Radio by donating to WSLR Community Radio in The Giving Partner Challenge.




The Potential of Productivity

Have you ever thought about how you can be more productive? Does it seem like there's never enough time in the day to do all of the things you want to do... or things you think that you need to do? Penny Zenker is an inspirational speaker, strategic business coach, radio personality, and author of "The Productivity Zone," and she'll be calling in to Renaissance SRQ this Thursday morning to give us some insight as to how to get stuff done.

"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, August 31st, 7-9pm

"There is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead Concert!"

I'll be posting full setlists from now on, so scroll down...and I'll be posting the week's gig announcements as well:

Grateful Dead
Capitol Centre
Landover, MD

August 31, 1980
Master cassette audience>DAT>CD

Recorded by Mark Cohen; Nak 700s> Sony TC-D5

The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 8/28/15

And the beat goes on, nearly a year after the League of Women Voters and Common Cause won a lawsuit compelling the Florida legislature to redraw voting districts, the issue is back in court. League president Pamela Goodman (left) will try to explain to Steve and Lew why.

Later, longtime Sarasota environmentalist Jono Miller will be in the studio to talk about the recent Sarasota County Commission decision to allow hunting on public lands.

Picks from the Library

TONIGHT... SPIRIT OF PUNK plays "Pics from the Library"....
9 - 11pm east coast time
6 - 8 pm west coast time
stream live at 
96.5 fm radio wslr out of sarasota

Stratrosphere Sarasota Weds Aug 26th 9-9:30am

Suncoast Waterkeeper Andy Mele joins the hosts of Stratosphere Sarasota for a passionate discussion on local environmental issue including dredging of big pass and strip mining of a 270 acre strawberry farm. 

From Farm to School to Fork to Summit


Join Steve and Gonzo this Thursday on Renassaince SRQ as we talk about local food.

How much of your food is grown locally? If you're eating stuff that's got to be shipped in, you may not know what you're really missing out on. Find out how Florida can help feed you and yours.

First up, Malory Foster will be joining us to talk about her year of heading the Farm to School Program for Sarasota County Schools.

Maternally Yours: Mama Guilt

Join the Conversation on Tuesday, Aug 25th at 6:00 p.m. ET as we discuss the ultimate trigger in "mama guilt"- balancing a passion for your career with dedication to young kids. We'll be having a group discussion with the ultimate experts- real mothers- on how they do, and do not, balance it all.  Have a question for our hosts or guests?


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