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"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, September 21st, 7-9pm

PEACE DAY is celebrated at WSLR from 7 AM to 11 PM Monday

No episode of “Yesterday’s Today” on Monday, 9/21, because it
is “World Peace Day”, with special programming throughout the
day, so I’m yielding my slot.

Be sure to tune in, though, because Sean Green, now hosting “The
Saturday Morning Cartoon Show”, 11a - noon, has a special show
all set up to celebrate the day.


PEACE DAY is celebrated at WSLR from 7 AM to 11 PM Monday

Join us for a day of Peace Music on WSLR LPFM and WBPV LPFM starting Monday at 7 AM.  Gary O. leads it off with a parade of peace-related rock music as All Things Rock moves to its new early morning time slot 7 to 9 AM.

DaVinci's Menu for Tonight's Show

Please try to support our food trucks!


Caprese Panini- $7.00  Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Tomatoes & Spinach With Basil Pesto Pressed on a Ciabatta Roll

Lasagna Roll - $7.00  Vegetarian Cheesy Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna Roll Topped With Sauce & Mozzarella Cheese

Chicken Curry Wrap - $8.00  Chicken Curry Salad Served in a Wrap With Romaine Lettuce


All Things Rock featuring Indie and Non-Mainstream rock music moves to a new time Monday September 21st.  Host Gary O will present PEACE Rock Tunes in celebration of Peace Day on the 21st and will return to a format of Indie, Alternative and other Non-Mainstream rock tunes on September 28th and after.

The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 9-18-15

Christine Bragale (left), the media director of Mercy Corps, a non-profit aid organization based in Portland OR, will join Steve and Lew to offer some insight into the flood of Syrian refugees escaping to Europe and what Mercy Corps is doing to help.

Later, author Geoffrey Gilson will talk about his book Maggie's Hammer, a chilling tale of murder, illegal arms sales and political chicanery at the highest level.

Wouldn't It Be Fabulous to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels?

We've got a lot of antiquated ways of looking at things, and we should be thankful to have people help us see things in fresher light. One of the ways people do that it to make movies, like the ones screening at the Fabulous Independent Film Festival in Sarasota, which we'll be talking about first on Renaissance SRQ this week.

Maternally Yours: Manatee Healthy Start

Join the Conversation Tuesday, September 15 at 6pm as Ryan and Dana welcome Lisa Ramirez, Lauren Blenker, and Ellen Drews from the Healthy Start Coalition of Manatee County. We'll hear all about the work they do with pregnant women, infants, and young children. We'll also learn about an exciting luncheon and panel discussion they are hosting this month. Have a question for our hosts or guests?

"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, September 14th, 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
Munich, West Germany

September 14, 1974
SBD -> Master Reel -> Dat

Transferred and Edited By Charlie Miller

Bertha through 5:20 of Scarlet patched from AUD>Rm>Dat>CD.

The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 9-11-15

White supremacist groups in America have picked a favorite presidential candidate. Guess who that might be. Mark Potok (left), a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center will explain why and when another candidate so enraptured the far right 

Later, Susan Smith, president of the Democratic Progressive Caucus will give us her thoughts about the upcoming Democratic primary and the candidates, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. 


Join me Thursday, Sept. 10 from noon-2pm for 'Eclectricity'  where I'll be celebrating birthdays and commemorating the passing away dates of too many excellent, diverse artist to mention...Turn on (the radio) tune in (to or 96.5 fm) and drop in for some fun times.


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