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The Surreal News 9-10 am Friday 3/14/14

This week, Lew and Steve will be learning more about social entreprenuership from Lorena Garcia Duran, south Florida director of Ashoka. Last time, she told about how Ashoka fellows, called Changemakers, are nurtured by the organization. On this show, she will introduce two Changemakers who tell their own stories: Joey Green, a Miami high school student has organized a plastic bottle recycling program that helps students save for college, and Conchy Bretos, who has devised an alternative to nursing homes to house seniors needing care.

Best In Local And National Blues Music - With The Velvet Hammer


Wee Baby Blues - Joe Turner | Thought I Had It All - Damon Fowler | Frisco Blues - John Lee Hooker | What Were You Thinking - Bobby Dielman | Don't Explain - Billie Holiday | Ghosts of Mississippi - Joey Gilmore | Look On Yonder Wall - Elmore James | Love Her Anyway - Julie Black | Please Love Me - B.B. King | Reconsider Baby - Sarasota Slim | Slow Fuse - Johnny Otis |


Spirit of Punk interviews Room Full of Strangers

Room Full of Strangers will be playing at the Cock n Bull at 11pm and before their show they are going to be at the WSLR studio to be interviewed on the SPRIT OF PUNK  show.  

they have a very cool playlist which includes:

James Chance and the Contortions, Suicide, Saccharine Trust, Thed Dead Boys, Devo, The Stooges, The Sex Pistols, The Damned, Alice Cooper, Franz Liszt, Screaming Lord Sutch, The Butthole Surfers, and Tommmy James and The Shondells.....

Oikonomia – Artistic Abundance

Fresh from the Leonardo da Vinci art experience in Bradenton, which was the highest attended stop on the tour of the show, Jorde the Artist will be stopping by the Oikonomia show to discuss art in Sarasota. Of course, if you've ever seen Jorde teaching about the essence of his artistry, you know that any discussion he has on art is going to be multi-dimensional and full of buoyant insights, much like the artist himself.

ARTS TALK airs Wednesday, March 12 at 9 AM

Spring has almost sprung! To jump-start your sunny mood, tune into this week’s “Arts Talk,” from 9-10 a.m., Wednesday, March 12, on WSLR 96.5 FM. Sculptor Dennis Kowal will discuss his monumental artwork in Sarasota, Boston and Chicago, his participation in the “Made in Sarasota” exhibit at Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art, and share his fearless insights on the local art scene. Painter Vladislav Yeliseyev, one of the featured artists at the Celery Barn’s “Paradise in Season” exhibition, will share what a painter can do that a camera can’t.

RoadDogRuss Thinks Pink on HotRodRock 3/11/14 4-6pm DST

Gonna spin some newly acquired vinyl from across the pond. Think pink! Check out the rest of the playlist after the break.

Sarasota County Fair "Crackerland" and Main Stage schedules

Sarasota County Fair 2014
Sarasota County Fairgrounds, Sat., Mar. 14th – 23rd
3000 Ringling Blvd., behind Robards Arena, Sarasota, 365-0818

"Yesterday's Dead Today", Monday, Mar. 10th, 7-9pm

"There is NOTHING like a Grateful Dead Concert!"

I'll be posting full setlists from now on, so scroll down:

Grateful Dead
Madison Square Garden
New York , NY

Audience FOB Recording, 12th row center, by Barry Glassberg

Taped by: B. Glassberg, Transfer by: A. Egert, Mastering by: C. Ladner

A brilliant “Mouth Of The Beast” recording!

Florida Caribe, Tue., March 11, 9-10 a.m.

While the better-off are rioting in the streets of Caracas against the successor of Hugo Chávez, another left-wing populist government in South America is earning the grudging but growing support of the chamber of commerce crowd. In the next edition of Florida Caribe, we will interview political scientist Carlos de la Torre about the quiet achievements of populism in his native Ecuador.

On The Red Couch – with CHRISTOPHER EISENBERG, America’s Got Talent singer releases his debut album

Please join us on The Red Couch THIS SATURDAY, MARCH 15 AT 9:00 AM!!
The Red Couch is an Internet talk show created by Rachel Schaeffer featuring women and men who share their secrets for living a happy and successful life. Its mission is to inspire people to feel connected and to celebrate their power.


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