(5-18-2017) Old-salt NPR listeners have heard this tag innumerable times: “Our theme music was composed by B.J. Leiderman.” He’s someone who’s left an indelible mark on public radio . . . having never uttered a word.
5-8-2017 We’ve passed the seventh anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil explosion, in 2010. A spill impacted 68,000 miles of ocean, and washed ashore along the coasts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas and Florida.
We speak with Connie May Fowler about her memoir of the event, called “A Million Fragile Bones.”
(5-4-2017) Food & Dining: In-studio interview with Colleen Adams, Founder and Executive Director of Empowered Youth, and 2 members of the Vibe 305 Food Truck team. Empowered Youth serves inner city boys between the ages of 13 and 17. Their goal is to provide these young men the opportunity and support to redirect their lives and become successful. Their Vibe 305 Food Truck trains the youth in the food industry and helps to support some of the program. They will be coming to the station in their food truck for a Facebook live video and will bring food for us to taste.
(5-4-2017) A captivating aspect of South Florida life and geography is the string of islands comprising the historic Florida Keys. Today’s Topical Currents features a highlight of the new Florida Keys History & Discovery Center, in Islamorada.
(5-1-2017) Today’s Topical Currents is with University of Miami History Professor Gregory Bush, a longtime advocate for South Florida’s urban environmental conscience, public land use, South Florida history, and much more.
After decades at U-M, Professor Bush has decided to leave the sub-tropical Miami area for the opposite pole: the state of Maine, with its average temperature of 42 degrees.
He has significant thoughts about leaving the region.