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Winter Reagge Marathon 2016: Feb 4-7

The WUSB Winter Reggae Marathon returns for 3 days, starting February 4 at 8:00 PM and going all the way until February 7, at 11:59 PM. We will be honoring Bob Marley and Dennis Brown.

Blizzard warning in effect at Stony Brook - please be safe !

Please visit http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/emergency/ for the latest information regarding this weekend's winter storm.

Karl Polyani on WUSB - Monday, Jan 25, 6:00 AM

Can free-markets properly organize society? This writer says no. This writer also states that self-regulating markets are a Utopian fantasy. This man, by the way, is Karl Polanyi (and, as I discover during the show, the 'y' is silent). Polanyi's critique of free-market fundamentalism can provide some powerful insights into why free-markets are essentially flawed, and why our concept of 'freedom' needs to be re-evaluated. 

Liberty Devitto and Julian Schlossberg on Sounds of Film

Longtime Billy Joel drummer Liberty DeVitto will be Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB's the Sounds of Film. Also joining the program will be producer Julian Schlussberg, who will be talking about PBS' Mike Nichols: American Masters.
 

For more information, please visit http://www.longisland.com/news/01-21-16/billy-joel-drummer-liberty-devit...

Tonight on Bustin' Out Blue

Special guest phoners all night long, Members of the Route 111, Tom and Paul will be talking about Memphis.

John Ginty's new CD No Filter demands to be played and I'm happy he's calling in to talk with me.

Johnny Mac also is sharing some new music and his plans for the IBC trip to the The River City.

Tune in tonight on Wusb.fm. 10PM.

David Bowie Tribute

SLIDE INTO 2016 ON THE BAYOU

Join your Host Chris on Thursday, January 7th from 8:00 to 10:00PM as we “Slide into the New Year” when he Welcomes Kerry Kearney, Mark Newman and Johnny Mac LIVE on The Bayou to salute the 2016 “Gathering of the Slides” on WUSB 90.1 FM.  “Laissez les bon temps rouler”

Hip-hop Legend Kurtis Blow Raps with Tom Needham on the Sounds of Film Radio Show

WHEN: January 7, 2016
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hip-hop legend Kurtis Blow will be Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on The Sounds of Film Show on WUSB 90.1 FM. They will be discussing his upcoming induction into the Hip Hop Hall of Fame in April. Kurtis Blow is well known for his classic songs "Christmas Rappin'," "The Breaks," "Basketball," and "If I Ruled the World." He was the first commercially successful rapper who was signed to a major record deal. Throughout his career, he released 15 albums. He also starred in the popular film, Krush Groove, with RUN-D.M.C. Shelia E., and the Fat Boys. In 2014, he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Interview with New Horizons Team Member Carey M. Lisse

WHEN: December 29, 2015
TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Captain Phil Interviewed Carey M Lisse at the Shore Leave 37 Star Trek Convention in Hunt Valley Maryland. Phil and Dr. Lisse discussed the impact of seeing the surface of a world that no other human being has ever seen until July 2015. Tune in to hear how the team overcame a computer problem at the very start of the Pluto encounter, what this mission means for humanity and whether or not Brian May is a real life Buckaroo Banzai!