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Winter Reggae Marathon 2023

The 31st Annual 3 Day Winter Reggae Marathon, celebrating Bob Marley's birthday and Black History Month, will kick off at 12:01 AM on Friday, February 4th, following the end of “No Sound Test”, and conclude on Sunday, February 5th at 11:59 PM.

Friday, January 27 on Destinies-The Voice of Science Fiction

This week, Destinies travels from the old west to Texas in the 1990s to Stony Brook in 2011.

Tune in Friday night, and celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Lone Ranger with the story of his origin in "Ambush at Bryant's Gap" on the Destinies Radio Theater.

As Destinies' 38th annual tribute to the crews of the space shuttles Challenger and Columbia, Evelyn Husband relates the story of Rick's training for his 1999 flight as pilot of the shuttle Discovery in part 13 of High Calling: The Courageous Life and Faith of Space Shuttle Columbia Commander Rick Husband.

And, return to I-Con 30 to learn who won the coveted t-shirt and plastic trophy in "I-Con's Got Talent-The Results!" Friday, January 27th, at 11:30 PM. Hosted by Howard Margolin (who is also one of the five I-Con's Got Talent finalists). Destinies-The Voice of Science Fiction

Director Cyrus Neshvad Talks RED SUITCASE on THE SOUNDS OF FILM

Cyrus Neshvad, whose RED SUITCASE has been shortlisted for the 95th Academy® Awards, up next on Tom Needham' SOUNDS OF FILM

Director Cyrus Neshvad’s THE RED SUITCASE is a heartbreaking story of a 16-year-old Iranian girl who is visibly terrified after picking up her red suitcase at the airport. She is seen to be lost in thought and taking her time to leave the departure lounge. What awaits her on the other side of the automatic doors is even more daunting than we thought. THE RED SUITCASE is shortlisted for the 95th Academy® Awards after qualifying by winning the Oscar®-qualifying award at the Tirana International Film Festival.

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Airs Thursday, January 26, 6-8 PM.

David Arquette Up Next on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

ON SACRED GROUND is based on the true events during the 2016 construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that runs through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. The film follows DANIEL (William Mapother), a journalist and military veteran, and ELLIOT (David Arquette), an oil company executive, who find themselves on opposite sides of the fight during the construction of the contentious pipeline. As the story unfolds, the two characters go down separate paths during one of the most heated protests and confrontations with Native American tribes in modern US history.

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Airs Thursday, January 19 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Joe Jencks and Rod MacDonald, Sunday, February 19th 3 P.M. in the Sunday Street Series

 

Come see Joe Jencks and Rod McDonald on Sunday, February 19th at 3:00 PM, live at The Long Island Museum, Route 25A, Stony Brook

In February, 2019, Joe and Rod played a memorable concert for us in WUSB's Sunday Street Series in the Gillespie Room at The Long Island Museum. We are pleased to welcome them back.

Joe Jencks is a 22-year veteran of the international Folk circuit, an award-winning songwriter and a celebrated vocalist based in the Chicago area. He is known for his performances of musical beauty, social consciousness and spiritual exploration. Joe delivers engaged musical narratives filled with heart, soul, groove, and grit. Co-founder of the harmony trio Brother Sun, Jencks has penned several #1 Folksongs including the ever-relevant Lady of The Harbor. His 2022 release, ’ The Coming of the Years’ has become a favorite of critics. www.joejencks.com                     

Rod MacDonald began singing professionally in New York City, where he became a headliner in Greenwich Village clubs in the 1980s and recorded 21 songs now in the Smithsonian Folkways collection. He has 13 solo CDs, with 2014’s “Later That Night” making the top ten on national independent music charts, and three CDs with Big Brass Bed, which New Times named “Best Folk Band” in 2016. He is also Music Americana instructor with Osher Lifelong Learning at Florida Atlantic University. Rod has been a regular in our annual Bob Dylan birthday celebrations.www.rodmacdonald.net

Tickets are $ 25.00 advance sale until February 17th at www.sundaystreet.org

Tickets at the door (cash only) are $ 30

These concerts are a collaboration of WUSB’s Sunday Street Series, The Long Island Museum, and The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council.