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Add Some FUN to the FUNdRIVE on The Breakfast Bar

The Spring FunDrive is happening NOW on WSLR.  Listen to Friday Morning Breakfast Bar 7-9am and use your vast movie knowledge to help add to the total.  Between every song catch the sound clip from a famous movie, call the station, and your correct answer means extra $$$'s for WSLR !!! Turn that otherwise useless knowledge into power for your community radio station. Listen for details on The Breakfast Bar Friday 7-9am WSLR 96.5 / wslr.org / free apple,android app

The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 4/17/15

This Friday is the first day of Global Youth Service Day,  on which thousands of young people around globe will be doing good deeds through the weekend. Telling us about the local effort will be Suriya Khong from  Sarasota's Community Youth Development and Pine View School volunteer Emma Knego who is participating in the event.

Later, Christine Jennings (left), the new chair of the Sarasota Democratic Party will talk about Hillary and what may be coming up in the 2016 election.

Time To Get Your Blues Festival Tickets!

APRIL 15 HOUR ONE:
Sweet Home Chicago - Magic Sam | Some Fun - Damon Fowler | I'm Ready - Carey Bell | In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down - Anthony James | Key To The Highway - Junior Wells | Lost & Found - Larry Yunker | That's All Right - Arthur Crudup | Voodoo Woman - Lauren Mitchell | Back Home To Mama - Big Walter Horton | Let Down - Howlin' Bob | 
 

HOUR TWO:
 

The Renaissance of Art and Imagination

Join us this Thursday as we are joined by Jim Weaver discussing his show “Spunk” at the West Coast Black Theatre Troupe and Yaniv Rokah discussing his film “Queen Mimi” at the Sarasota Film Festival. We'll discuss each of the projects and the their similaritites, and how arts helps us to achieve a greater sense of sustainability, resilience, and quality of life.

Arrival

Being There/Arriving: this week on Have You Heard?, tonight in Jumping Mullet and 4/17 circa 8:55am, plus special quote for this week…

Maternally Yours: Kids in Nature

Join the Conversation on April 14th for a discussion on how to encourage your children to connect with nature and spark the interest in conservation. Our guests will be Dr. Reed Noss, conservation biologist and ecologist and Dr. Scott D. Sampson, paleontologist and passionate science communicator.  Have a question for our hosts or guests? Please email us or post to our Facebook page.

"The Show Before The Membership Drive" HotRodRock 4-6 PM Tues.

It's the week before the Spring Membership Drive on WSLR.  Next week we get real chatty and try to convince you of that what you already know, WSLR Rocks your world.  So this week will be nothing but GREAT ROCKABILLY.  Two hours of music from artists you already know and songs you know the words to.  Turn it up and roll down your windows for this one.  Check out HotRodRocks Marathon site for HRR only thank you gifts and save your coin. https://www.facebook.com/HotRodRock2015FundDrive?ref=hl

"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, Appril 13th, 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, while my show's webpage remains down:

Grateful Dead
Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre
Laguna Hills, CA

April 13, 1986
SBD -> Cassette Master -> Cassette -> Cassette

Transferred by Charlie Miller

Menu for Art of Blues Show Tonight

Angry Mike's Food Truck will be on hand tonight serving up Shrimp Gumbo, Tacos, Burritos, Cuban Sandwiches along with spinach and tortellini salad, pita & hummus, sweet potato fries and Mike's new banana beignets w/ caramel sauce.  Come out for some great Blues with Steve Arvey and Bill Buchman.

The Sunday Folk Show with Ishmael Katz

Join me Sunday, April 12 from 11am-1pm EDT for a wild mix of singers and songs as we celebrate some early April birthdays plus much more.  

Next week, April 19, both James and I will be on the air to raise money for WSLR and our show during the Spring Membership Drive.  Hope you'll continue to support our show and community radio as you have done so kindly in the past.

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