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WUSB - Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser

Eats Wings, Raise Funds!

Help support WUSB 90.1FM simply by eating at Buffalo Wild Wings in Centereach on May 20th.

All you have to do is bring the fundraising ticket and eat! Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 10% of all pre-taxed sales from each guest that presents this fundraising ticket.

Thank you very much! We appreciate all of your support!

Sounds of Film: Interview with Ric Burns

Tune into Tom Needham's the Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6 P.M. to hear an exclusive interview with Emmy and Peabody-Winning documentary filmmaker Ric Burns, who will be discussing his latest film American Masters--American Ballet Theatre:A History, as well as his other films including New York: A Documentary Film, Death and the Civil War,and  the Donner Party

Also appearing on the show is director Everado Gout, whose film, Days of Grace, was an Official Selection of the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, earning a fifteen minute standing ovation.  In addition, the Sounds of Film will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas by discussing the release of the 2-Disc Anniversary Blu-Ray which features a brand new Goodfellas documentary.

Thursday on The Bayou: Two Sailboats, One Moon author interview.

This week on a special edition of The Bayou join host Chris LaPorta and his special guests WUSB DJ's Bobanero and Habanero we discuss their new book "Two Sailboats, One Moon" a story of romance, personal achievements, an epic journey around the world by sea and local seafaring adventures back at home.  Hear how the common bond of the sea and the moon kept these two Sailors together even though they might be thousands of miles apart.

Tune in Thursday night May 12th from 8:00 to 10:00 PM to hear some interesting stories from both of their journals as they share everything from daily happenings to extraordinary life adventures.

More information on "Two Sailboats, One Moon" check out their website at: http://www.twosailboatsonemoon.com

Katrina Vanden Heuvel on the Sounds of Film

Tune into the Sounds of Film this Thursday to hear an exclusive conversation with Tom Needham and Katrina Vanden Heuvel, who is featured in the new documentary, Hot Type: 150 Years of the Nation, directed by Academy Award-Winner Barbara Kopple.  Katrina Vanden Heuvel is the editor, publisher and part-owner of the Nation Magazine.  She is a frequent guest on numerous television shows, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.  She recently made news with her Edward Snowden interview.

Local Music Marathon: Saturday May 2nd.

Well, it's finally time to announce the lineup for this spring's Local Music Marathon. Please take a moment to perform your best drum roll impression:

12pm: Burnt Almonds
http://burntalmonds.bandcamp.com/releases

1: Durians
https://durians.bandcamp.com/

2: Barrelhouse
http://www.barrelhouseacousticblues.com/

3: Eric Henriksen
http://thevelvetsound.bandcamp.com/track/eric-henriksen

4: Quarter Horse
http://www.quarterhorseband.com/

5: AfroDJMac
http://www.afrodjmac.com/

6: Flak Jacket
http://www.flakjacketmusic.com/index.html

7: Jarvis Probes
https://www.facebook.com/JarvisProbes

8: SAD MAGIC
https://soundcloud.com/sadmagiclongisland

9: Carbon Thief
https://carbon-thief.bandcamp.com/

10: Vanilla Coast
https://www.youtube.com/user/VanillaCoastMusic

11: Rebelmatic
http://www.rebelmatic.com/

So tune in all day, you know how. We'll be doing interviews during intermissions, and maybe sneak in a panel or two if there's some kind of massive technical failure, so you'll just have to listen the whole time to avoid missing anything.

SPRING 2015 RADIOTHON - WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT 631.632.6901 or 1.888.632.9872 (WUSB)

631.632.6901 or 1.888.632.9872 (WUSB )

Our Radiothon kicks off Wednesday, March 18th! Tune in and pledge your support to your favorite radio station!

There are two ways that you can make your pledge of support to help keep 90.1 FM Radio Free Long Island going strong:

1.Pledge via Credit Card online www.stonybrook.edu/wusbgiving

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Tonight on Sounds of Film: Mike Leigh

Tune into Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB to hear an exclusive interview with legendary director Mike Leigh. They will be discussing his latest film, Mr. Turner, which was recently nominated for four academy Awards.  Mike Leigh is the writer and director of many acclaimed films including Topsy-Turvy, Secrets and Lies, Naked and Life is Sweet.  In 1993, he won the Best Director Award at Cannes for Naked.  In 1996 he won the Palme  d'Or for Secrets and Lies. His film, Topsy-Turvy, won two Academy Awards in 1999.

RADIOTHON SPECIAL: Alex Miller on Fermented Radio

Friday morning April 3rd at 10am Fermented Radio welcomes Alex Miller to WUSB.  Alex worked as an Archivist for RCA Records and is responsible for discovering The Long Road To Freedom: An Anthology Of Black Music .  Alex will be in studio to discuss the discovery of this project and many more historic RCA recordings. 

Hal Hartley on the Sounds of Film

Tune into WUSB this Thursday at 6 P.M. to hear The Sounds of Film's Tom Needham interview with the legendary film director, writer and composer, Hal Hartley.  They will be discussing his Long Island roots, influences, original music and upcoming screenings of the Henry Fool Trilogy including Henry Fool, Faye Grim and Ned Rifle at the Cinema Arts Centre(April 9th-14).

RADIOTHON SPECIAL: Captain Beefheart

This Thursday 230-430p. Mr. X presents, If you got ears you gotta listen, a Captain Beefheart fundraising special. Obscure tracks and special premiums.