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‘American Masters’ Director Pays Tribute to Sidney Lumet on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Thursday, January 5, 2016.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

PBS’ American Masters: By Sidney Lumet director, Nancy Biurski, will be Tom Needham’s guest this Thursday on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film. She will be discussing the remarkable career of acclaimed director, Sidney Lumet.

The film, American Masters: By Sidney Lumet, originally screened at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival. The documentary explores the life and work of Sidney Lumet, who directed 44 films, six of which won Academy Awards. Some of his most famous works include 12 Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, The Pawnbroker, Network, Sepico, Prince of the City and The Verdict.

The film will air throughout the week on PBS THIRTEEN and WLIW WORLD in the New York metro region.

For more information and air dates, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/01-02-17/nancy-biurski-interview-sounds-o...

WUSB wishes you a Happy Holidays and Happy New Year !

Time sure flies...WUSB would like to wish all of our listeners a Happy New Year! 2017 is going to be a big year for us. Not only are we moving into a new studio, we will also be celebrating our 40th anniversary on 90.1 FM! Stay tuned and keep coming back to our website for the latest updates. You won't want to miss a moment of the excitement!

Thursday, December 29, on the Sounds of Film

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Legendary film composer, jazz pianist, and conductor, Lalo Schifrin will be Tom Needham’s featured guest on Thursday on The Sounds of Film on WUSB. Lalo is best known for his "Theme from Mission Impossible," as well as his work with Clint Eastwood in the 1960s, the 1970s and 1980s.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/12-27-16/lalo-schifrin-interview-sounds-o...

SpongeBob SquarePants’ Tom Kenny on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

SpongeBob SquarePants’ Tom Kenny will be Tom Needham’s guest this Thursday on a special holiday edition of the Sounds of Film on WUSB. 6:00 - 8:00 PM EDT.

Tom Kenny is a actor, voice actor and comedian who is most known as the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants. He is also responsible for doing the voices on the show for the characters Gary, Harold SquarePants and the French Narrator. Tom Kenny will be discussing his work on the holiday classic, It’s a SpongeBob Christmas! In addition, he will be talking about growing up in Syracuse, his love of music, and his work on Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants.

This holiday edition of the Sounds of Film will also feature music from some of Hollywood’s most popular Christmas movies and television shows such as the Polar Express, Santa Clause is Coming to Town, Elf, It’s a Wonderful Life, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and a Star Wars Christmas.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/12-21-16/spongebob-squarepants-tom-kenny-...

Captain Phil's Planet Thursday December 22nd 3pm - 5pm

It's the Captain Phil Holiday special!

Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Life Day with Captain Phil and his special guest AnnMarie Strauss of I Speak Clearly. Emy McBrearty and Lauren McBrearty will sing some holiday songs and Emy will premiere some of her compositions. The second hour will feature a dramatic LIVE reading of The Grinch who stole Christmas featuring all our guests. The last Captain Phil's Planet of 2016 (Officially!) and maybe the last Captain Phil's Planet from the old Union.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1171951992922832/