Thursday, December 7, 2017, on the Sounds of Film

Actress Grace Van Patten and The Rider composer, Nathan Halpern, are Tom Needham’s special guests this week on Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

Tom Needham met up with Grace Van Patten earlier this year at the Hamptons International Film Festival’s presentation of Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch. She spoke about Noah Baumbauch’s Netflix film, The Meyerowitz Stories starring Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson. The film, featuring an original score by Randy Newman, was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or in the main competition section and won the Palm Dog award at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. The movie is about a group of troubled siblings and their dysfunctional dad. Grace Van Patten plays Eliza who is a young experimental film student.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/12-07-17/noah-baumbauchs-the-meyerowitz-...

WUSB Sunday Street Series: Ellis Paul

Sunday, December 10th, 3 P.M. (in WUSB's Sunday Street Series at The Long Island Museum)

Ellis returns for what will be his 12th annual show for us. He'll help celebrate the holiday season with some new songs, as well as favorites from his recent album, Chasing Beauty, his 2012 holiday album, City of Silver Dreams, and audience requests from his extensive catalogue. Ellis will be making full use of the Steinway concert piano he will have at his disposal. There are always surprises at an Ellis Paul show and you can expect a unique cover or two of songs from other writers.

From his emergence on the Boston music scene in 1990, Ellis has won a devout following for his well-crafted songs and his passionate, high energy stage presentation and his distinctive voice. As Kristian Bush, of the duo Sugarland has said, "Ellis has a voice that is so powerful you know who it is the second he comes through your radio." (www.ellispaul.com)

Advance sale at $25 at www.sundaystreet.org through Friday, December 8th. Tickets at the door are $30 (cash only)

The Sunday Street Series takes place in the Gillespie Room located in the Carriage Museum at The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A in Stony Brook. The Sunday Street Series is a not-for-profit series sponsored by the collaboration of these not-for-profit organizations: WUSB-FM, The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council and The Long Island Museum.

Rocco DiSpirito on the Sounds of Film - TONIGHT at 6:05 PM.

Celebrity chef Rocco DiSpirito will be calling into the Sounds of Film at 6:05 PM to discuss his book signing at Book Revue in Huntington, NY, which is tonight at 7:00 PM.

Brooklyn Academy of Music’s The Fountainhead Previewed on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film


Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Ann Ciccolella, the Artistic Director of Austin Shakespeare, will be Tom Needham’s special guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film. They will be discussing the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s presentation of Ivo van Hove’s The Fountainhead, based on the book by Ayn Rand.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/11-29-17/brooklyn-academy-of-musics-the-...

Don Stratton on Global Rhythms

Thursday, November 30, 2017
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Tune in this Thursday evening November 30th for a Special Edition of “Witness to History” when Chris LaPorta proudly welcomes USS Arizona survivor Donald Stratton to the Global Rhythms program. Of the 335 Sailors who survived the historical attack on and sinking of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, Mr. Stratton is one of only five remaining to tell the story of that fateful day when the United States was drawn into World War II. His book “ALL THE GALLANT MEN – The First Memoir of a USS Arizona Survivor” was released in 2016.

The book will take you from the Dust Bowl fields of Nebraska where Don grew up to the deck of the USS Arizona on Sunday, December 7, 1941 and beyond to the 75th anniversary of the attack. Mr Stratton’s book will be released in paperback on December 7 th , the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Tune in Thursday evening between 8:00 and 10:00 PM on WUSB 90.1 FM and www.wusb.fm, for a trip back into history through the eyes of Donald Stratton who survived this “Day of Days”!