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Leslie Hunt Arrives on Captain Phil's Planet WUSB 90.1fm

The lead vocalist for the brilliant Prog band District 97 as well as a terrific solo act, Leslie Hunt will be talking with us on Captain Phil's Planet on February 24th, 2022 between 3pm and 5pm to talk about all things District 97, upcoming gigs, here fantastic new solo albums Descend and Ascend and more!

Joining me to talk with Leslie will be my co-host MaryBeth Rikouski!

Don't miss it!

The program airs Thursday, February 24, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Director Sacha Jenkins Up Next on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM


Director Sacha Jenkins Talks EVERYTHING IS GONNA BE All WHITE on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Showtime Documentary Films is premiering the provocative new three-part docu-series everything's gonna be all white, which explores the history of race in America from the perspective of people of color. From the ever-shifting classifications of racial identity, to the generational effects of racism on housing, education and healthcare, to the singular fight of Indigenous populations to reclaim their land from constant encroachment, the docu-series delves deeply into the root causes of racial inequities in this country. The series is directed by Emmy® nominee Sacha Jenkins (BITCHIN': THE SOUND AND FURY OF RICK JAMES). SHOWTIME will release all three parts, along with a bonus episode, to its subscribers.

Airs Thursday, February 17, 6:00 - 8:00 PM. 

Natural Alternatives Series- February 18, 2022

Tune in on Friday at 6PM for John Scardina’s inspiring discussion, with his guest, Bob Wright, on the theme of “Sailing and Spiritual Well Being”.

Be in balance with nature, friends and one’s self! Find the path of sailing-do. Share in John and Bob’s remembrance of sailing the Maine coast in post hurricane winds. Bob reads an original poem inspired by Winslow Homer’s painting of a cat boat filled with the day’s catch.

We liked the poem so much, we are posting it ahead of time, along with the painting


Director Amy Goldstein Talks THE UNMAKING OF A COLLEGE on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

THE UNMAKING OF A COLLEGE delves into the 2019 crisis at Hampshire College when students led a 75-day sit-in – the longest in American college history – at the new president's office to thwart her underhanded attempt to shut down one of the most experimenting colleges in the United States.

The program airs Thursday, February 11, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reggaethon Celebrates Black History Month and Bob Marley's Birthday

WUSB's winter Reggae Marathon returns to celebrate Black History Month, Bob Marley's birthday and Reggae Month.

The marathon begins Thursday night at 10:00 PM and ends Sunday night at 11:59 PM.



Tune in Thursday, February 3, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. to a special Beatles tribute to Black History Month on the Beatles Show.

The show will feature The Beatles and solo Beatles songs that were originally recorded by Black musicians who were an influence.

Artists such as: Chuck Berry, Larry Williams, Little Richard and many others.

A RECKONING IN BOSTON’S James Rutenbeck & Timothy Patrick Mcarthy Up Next on THE SOUNDS OF FILM

James Rutenbeck

tells the story through two adult students--Kafi Dixon and Carl Chandler, who are facing eviction due to redevelopment.

Timothy Patrick McCarthy

is an award-winning scholar, educator, and activist who has taught on the faculty at Harvard University since 2005, where he is Core Faculty at the Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.

This aired Thursday, January 20, 6-8 PM.


Directors Udi Aloni and Ayana Morris

will be guests on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM this Thursday, January 13.

The program airs from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.