General

Page: 3

Cancionero de Violeta y María Elena Violeta and Maria Elena’s Songbook On Tuesday 08-11-2020 from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm we are celebrating the Music of two towering figures of Latin America poetry: Violeta Parra from Chile and Maria Elena Walsh from Argentina.Singers as diverse as Mercedes Sosa, Liuba Maria Hevia, Jairo, Cuarteto Zupay, Joan […]

This Wednesday, August 12 at 9AM, we’ll talk about voting and the United States Postal Service. In Sarasota County voters may return their vote-by-mail ballots by mail or in person to any of the three elections offices in Sarasota, North Port, or Venice during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, and until […]

“It is said that, if you lined up all those who have ever been to a Grateful Dead concert head-to-toe, the line would stretch around the moon, and about halfway back. And nobody would complain!” WSLR is slowly coming back with a very sparse number of live studio programmers, albeit with very specific instructions as […]

Volunteer Programmer, Cathy Antunes, of The Detail, Thursdays, 9-10am, has done exhaustive research into “dark money” used in campaigns of local candidates.  This is a link to her recent publication based on her research, Local Dark Money: Citizens United meets Main Street in Sarasota and Manatee, Florida.  You can find out more information through her […]

On the LATIN EXPLOSION “Live Interview” this Friday its Joe Bataan and Tito Ramos and all about the documentary “We Like It Like That”, the story of the Boogaloo. Plus, featured artists Oscar D’Leon, Isaac Delgado, Gloria Estefan, Richard Egues, Paquito D’Rivera, and Estrellas Cubanas.LATIN EXPLOSION, Friday, 7-9am, WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, listen live http://wslr.org/wslr-popup-player/ or listen […]

Howdy, I hope all is well on your end of the world? The world just keeps right on turning no matter what we do so I guess it’s best just to hang on and enjoy the ride. So I’m back with a bunch of very cool tunes. I’m gonna put together a set of music […]

“It is said that, if you lined up all those who have ever been to a Grateful Dead concert head-to-toe, the line would stretch around the moon, and about halfway back. And nobody would complain!” WSLR is slowly coming back with a very sparse number of live studio programmers, albeit with very specific instructions as […]

This Wednesday we’ll interview Peniel Joseph, and author of The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Peniel E. Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Political Values and Ethics at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and professor of history and the Founding Director of […]

A “descarga” is an improvised jam session developed in Havana during the 1950’s by Panart Records. Jose Fajardo, Cachao, Julio Gutierrez, Bebo Valdes, Peruchin and Nino Rivera are some of the best known names responsible for this style. These musicians, and more, on LATIN EXPLOSION, this Friday, 7-9am on WSLR 96.5 FM Sarasota, stream live […]

NO HABLO ESPAÑOL Nuestra Música is presenting NO HABLO ESPAÑOL, where we will be voicing rarely heard songs from Galicia, Cataluña, Spain’s Basque region, Paraguay, Perú, Bolivia and Argentinian and Chilean Patagonian regions. Nowadays four languages other than Spanish are spoken in Spain, Galician, Basque, Catalán and Occitán. South America has 37 language families, 448 […]


Current track

Title

Artist