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WUSB BENEFEST 2017 - September 9 and 10 at Katies of Smithtown

WUSB BENEFEST 2017

Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10,

Katie's of Smithtown
145 W Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 360-8556

https://www.wusb-benefest.com/

Join us for a fun filled weekend of live local music, all in support of WUSB!

‘Trophy’ Directors Discuss Big Game Hunting on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Thursday, August 31, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Emmy-nominated ‘Trophy’ directors, Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau, will join Tom Needham this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s the Sounds of Film. They will be discussing their controversial film about the relationship between big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation in the United States and Africa.

‘Trophy’ was an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival, and was recently featured in the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Summer Docs Series. The Hamptons’ screening featured a discussion with the filmmakers and Alec Baldwin. The film explores the connection between the decline of endangered African species like rhinos, lions and elephants, and the global desire to hunt these majestic animals. The film features exclusive footage of the world’s largest private rhino breeder in South Africa and a Texas-based trophy hunter. ‘Trophy’ contemplates the positive and negative consequences of putting an economic value on animals.

Shaul Schwartz is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and award-winning photojournalist. His debut documentary, ‘NARCO CULTURA’, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2013. Shaul has directed content for CNN, the Discovery Channel and the History Channel. Christina Clusiau shot the Emmy-nominated web series, ‘A Year in Space.’ Her feature documentary, ‘Aida’s Secrets’ premiered at the Hot Docs Festival in 2016.

Bradstock XXIV on WUSB! Sunday, September 3

WUSB will be broadcasting all artists sets from the main stage at Bradstock XXIV, live from Camp Pa Qua Tuck! Our coverage begins at 12:00 PM and ends after the conclusion of the final act.

If you're attending Bradstock, stop by the WUSB tent...we will be there Saturday AND Sunday with tons of swag!

For more information, please visit http://bradstock.org/

Thursday, August 31 on Captain Phil's Planet

This Thursday, August 31, 3pm - 5pm on Captain Phil's Planet

We will be previewing our Progday special featuring an exclusive interview with Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth, the drummer for Bent Knee (Progday 2016) as well as music from the bands playing this years Progday festival in Chapel Hill North Carolina.

Also on the Planet a short interview with folk artist Brian Dunne about his upcoming show at the Boulton Center in Bay Shore on September 10, 2017. Brian Dunne is a singer-songwriter from New York. He travels the country and plays songs for strangers and it generally goes pretty well.

For more information, join the Captain Phil's Planet Facebook Group!