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Paul “Junior” Sciré of “Soul Kitchen” on WSLR is a big fan of the Bob Marley quote, “one good thing about music is that when it hits, you feel no pain.” Sciré’s “music for the soul” themed show airs alternating Sundays from 7-9 p.m. on WSLR. “Soul Kitchen” highlights the best in rhythm & blues, funk, […]

On the trail back to normalcy. Basement Boxes this week. Playing the last night of Al Fullers Blues Jam at the 5 O’Clock Club with commentary by the man his own self, Al Fuller. WSLR.Org for out of town folks and 96.5 LP FM Sarasota and 100.1 Bradenton. The Good Sisters of St Francis will […]

What would one of America’s top satirists and 1st Amendment Rights activist, Lenny Bruce, say about the present political landscape? A look back at Gil Scott-Heron’s warning during the Nixon era has eerie implications for today. Freddie Hubbard is in “Crisis” mode. And that’s just the first set, this Sunday, on a special pre-election edition […]

Island Time in the Caribbean Art Exhibit Opening Sunday, February 23, 2020, from 3:00-6:00 P.M. Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center525 Kumquat Ct., Rear, Sarasota, FL 34236 Opening Night featuring Haitian Folk Dancers from Se Pa’m Dance Company, the Steel Drums of Marco Ciceron, Island Music by De Mush Fire Band, Jamacian Cuisine from Audrey’s, […]

On The Detail: A recent face-off between Planning Commissioners and City Staff grabbed headlines. Some say the current Sarasota Planning Commission is one of the best we’ve every had! Join Cathy this morning when she interviews Planning Board Chair Eileen Normile about growth in Sarasota and how City processes are serving – or failing to […]

It’s never the same song twice with WSLR’s ‘InTransition‘! Tuesday nights at 9 PM EDT are a veritable feast for your ears with the newest alt-pop, indie-rock, drone-wave and post-metal platters dished up by your host, the 801. Live stream at wslr.org/wslr-popup-player, listen after the fact at archive.wslr.org or grab the free app! Mark your […]

Why do Sarasota beaches turn up on “don’t swim” lists? Sarasota’s water quality is an ongoing concern. Tune in this morning when my guest Andy Mele from Suncoast Waterkeepers will update us on their efforts to hold Sarasota County to the Clean Water Act.

LATIN EXPLOSION focuses on Bebo Valdes and Chucho Valdes this Friday, 7-9am on WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota. Though father and son lived separate lives, one in Cuba and the other in Europe, they had similar musical styles that go to the heart of Cuban music. Plus, Bobby Valentin, Vicentico and Mercedita Valdes and something new: […]

The Detail with Cathy Antunes featuring a discussion of the Planning Commission Meeting that will determine what exactly is going to be built at Stickney Point and US-41.

Two Great Shows THIS Weekend! Trevor Bystrom Band on Friday and Sarah Mac Band on Saturday. Food Includes… Crab Cake Appetizer Chicken Kabob Veggie Burger Sirloin Tips, mushrooms, and organic veggies Wild Salmon over pesto rice and organic cauliflower plus Lite Bites and Yummy Desserts