Announcements

Haiti Special: Saturday Februray 27th

On Saturday Februray 27th, WUSB will be focusing it's attention on the music and culture of Haiti. Last month, on January 12, a devastating earthquake struck southern Haiti leaving a catastrophic payload. Buildings were grounded, power lines were destroyed and many lives were lost. Many survivors have been left injured and homeless. It was the most powerful Earthquake to hit Haiti in over a century. An air of chaos is still present in the country, where recovery is slowly beginning to take form.

This is where you, the WUSB listener, can lend a hand. All day and night on Saturday, WUSB DJs and guests will be playing Haitian music and discussing all aspects of the Haitian culture. Join us as we take you through a magical journey of musical richness and cultural depth that illustrate its history and will drive the future of Haiti. We will be urging you to donate money to the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund , Yele Haiti and the American Red Cross .

WUSB's Winter 2010 Reggae Marathon - Going On RIGHT NOW

WUSB's Winter 2010 Reggae Marathon kicked off Thursday, Feb. 4th at 8pm and runs until 11:59pm on Sunday, Feb. 7th. Be sure to tune in at 90.1 on your FM dial, or stream it live, worldwide, right here, on wusb.fm.

THURSDAY 2/4
8-10pm:DJ Chris of Global Rhythyms
10-12am:Massapan and Kibret of No Sound Test

FRIDAY 2/5
12-2am: DJ Cut Supreme
2-6am:Don Dread of Roots Radical Connection, guest DJ from WUMD University of Dartmouth
6-8am:Muzik Machine feat Father Roots
8-10am:Massapan and De Morning Ride
10am-12pm:Kianlink
12pm-2pm: Juggler's Life
2-4pm: Kriss Kapone
4-7pm: Downbeat The Ruler
7-9pm Jessie Irie of Rockin Iration
9-11pm: Richie Fire
11pm-1am: Mack 11 with Richboy

SATURDAY 2/6
12-1am: Mack 11
1-3am: Natural Tone w/ Indian
3-8am: Don Dread
8-10am: DJ Pedro
10am-1pm: IRIE Jam Radio w/ DJ Roy
1-1:45pm: Lister of Saturday's A Party
4-9pm: DJ Gerber
9-9:30pm DJ Cliffstar
9:30-12am: Tony Stir of Reggaematic Vibes

SUNDAY 2/7
12-2am: Rock A Tone w/ Nadine and Andrea
2-6am: DJ Cliffstar
6-8am: DJ Danny
8-10am: Blessed Disco

Tonight - Phil Minissale: Live on the Long Island Sound!

Tonight on "The Long Island Sound" local musician Phil Minissale will join DJ Eve live in the studio for an acoustic performance. Dubbed the “Long Island Blues Boy” when he first appeared in public at the age of eighteen on Long Island, NY in 2006, Phil is fast becoming one of the premiere finger-style guitarists on the east coast. At just 22 years old, Phil is a seasoned performer, appearing at music venues, folk clubs, festivals and colleges from Maine to Georgia and has an upcoming tour of Italy!

That's Thursday, February 4th from 7- 8PM immediately followed by the Winter 2010 reggae marathon. http://www.myspace.com/philminissalemusic

The White Room Returns

Are you suffering from the winter "blahs"? Are you finding it harder and harder to get up in the morning? Your cure is finally here! The White Room Show is back, and it's even in it's old timeslot, premiering this Wednesday morning February 3rd from 7-9 am! You'll hear the best music from rock to reggae, blues to bluegrass, Country, jazz, comedy and even local artists. You never know what you'll hear in The White Room. Tune in this Wednesday to find out!

Guests With Mort For 2/1/10

11am - William Klein: Campaign Manager for Murray Hill Inc.

11:30am - Chris Hellman: National Priorities

12pm - Matt Rothschild: Editor of The Progressive

12:30pm - David Swanson: Co-founder of http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/

THiNK OUT LOUD: Dr. Skiena

THiNK Out Loud returns for it's second season interviewing Dr. Skiena, who was part of the college team that designed Apple's Ipad prototype.

CLAM RADIO TODAY

There will be an amusing interview tomorrow from 9:00am - 10:00am on CLAM Radio with musician Ed Palermo. Ed brings his big band to the Dix Hills Performing Arts Center on Feb.5th and he talks about his love for arranging big band Zappa music plus sheds some insight on his musical arranging techniques. He also talks about his relationship with FZ's widow Gail Zappa and his time working with Aretha Franklin and the late James Brown.

Fun for the whole family.

This Friday at 9PM - Bustin' Out Blue with Joe V

This Friday, Jan 29th at 9PM - Bustin' Out Blue welcomes to the show Georges E. Fouron, Professor of Africana Studies Department (AFS) and Professional Education Program (PEP) and Director, American Studies (AMR) from SUNY Stony Brook. Topic of discussion the history of Haiti.

FINN's Revolution: Tuesday 7pm

FINN welcomes film makers Pete Bune & Jacob Stebel as they discuss their film,THE FREAKS, NERDS, AND ROMANTICS. It's about friends struggling with the weight of their “quarter-life crises”, and whether to keep following their dreams as a band or break up and conform to the real world. Plus, FINN graces you with the definitive best tunes of '09!

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