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NOTHING COMPARES Director Talks Sinéad O'Connor on SOUNDS OF FILM

NOTHING COMPARES Director Kathryn Ferguson Talks Sinéad O'Connor on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Directed by Kathryn Ferguson (Taking the Waters, Space to Be), NOTHING COMPARES charts Sinéad OʼConnorʼs phenomenal rise to worldwide fame and examines how she used her voice at the height of her stardom, before her iconoclastic personality led to her exile from the pop mainstream. Focusing on O’Connor’s prophetic words and deeds from 1987 to 1993, the film presents an authoritative, richly cinematic portrait of this fearless trailblazer through a contemporary feminist lens.

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SHA NA NA's Jocko Marcellino Up Next on Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

SHA NA NA celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2020 as well as the 50th anniversary of The WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL appearing at the original site in BETHEL N.Y.

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Airs Thursday, September 22, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Aaron Clift and Annie Haslam join Captain Phil's Planet on September 22.

 

Aaron Clift joins the Planet at 3:00 p.m. on September 22 to talk about the new Aaron Clift Experiment album and premiere a brand new song!

Then at 4:00 p.m., we talk with legendary singer Annie Haslam about the new Renaissance live concert CD and the upcoming tour. incuding the Patchogue theater show on October 19!

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Friday, September 16 on Destinies-The Voice of Science Fiction

This week, Destinies presents a return visit from an author who is making his name in the field of science fiction satire.
Tune in Friday night, as J.R.H. Lawless makes his second live appearance this year to discuss his latest novel The Rude Eye of Rebellion: Book 2 of The General Buzz.

After two seasons of hosting the world's most popular reality competition show, Liam Argyle has had enough. But can one man bring down the industrial-military-entertainment-culinary-janitorial complex that runs the corporate dystopian world of the 2070s? Can he count on anyone else for help? And, what will happen to this series now that its publisher, Uproar Books, has closed its doors?

Find out, when author J.R.H. Lawless joins host Howard Margolin, to talk about and perform a scene from The Rude Eye of Rebellion.

Friday, September 16th, at 11:30 PM.
Destinies-The Voice of Science Fiction

Legendary Filmmaker & Artist Beth B Talks MoMA The Museum of Modern Art Retrospective on Tom Needham’s SOUNDS OF FILM

The Films of Beth B and Scott B and Beth B Retrospective, two series showcasing the work of artist and filmmaker Beth B, will be presented by The Museum of Modern Art.

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Airs Thursday, September 15, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Omar Sosa's at Dizzy's Club, September 16-18

If you're a fan of Gabe's Flight, which airs every Saturday between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., you're probably familiar with the work of Omar Sosa.

This weekend, he is coming to New York City! In his first visit to Dizzy’s Club, Omar Sosa brings his new Quarteto Americanos, featuring Bay Area artists Josh Jones on drums, Peter Apfelbaum on reeds, and Cuban bassist Ernesto Mazar Kindelán.

For additional information please call 212.490.3460 or visit:

https://jazzatlincolncenter.squarespace.com/omar-sosa

Nanci & Townes: Remembering two Texas troubadours

Sunday, October 23rd, 5 P.M. at The Long Island Museum, Stony Brook

WUSB’S Sunday Series returns and continues its tradition of honoring seminal singer-songwriters with an evening devoted to the songs of Nanci Griffith and Townes Van Zandt, two Texas-based artists.

Participating are Gene Casey, Delaney Hafener (of the Belle Curves), Caroline Doctorow, Bryan Gallo, Ray Lambiase, Mary Lamont w/ Jim Marchese, Pete Mancini, Dave March, Gerry McKeveny, and Quarter Horse. 

Pete Mancini will emcee the evening which will benefit the Sunday Street Series and WUSB.

The event is co-produced by Pete and Charlie Backfish and a collaboration of WUSB’s Sunday Street Series, The Long Island Museum, and The Greater Port Jefferson Art’s Council.

Pozo Seco Singers’ Taylor Pie Talks Nobody Famous on Tom Needham’s SOUNDS OF FILM

NOBODY FAMOUS is a documentary about Susan Taylor and The Pozo-Seco Singers.

The Pozo-Seco Singers were an American folk band that experienced national commercial success during the 1960s. Comprised of Susan Taylor, Don Williams and Lofton Kline, the trio hailed out of Corpus Christi, TX, but once they signed to Columbia Records, their music went national. They are perhaps best known for their 1966 hit “Time“ but that was just one moment in their acclaimed history.

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Airs Thursday, September 1, 6-8 PM.

David Amram on The Bayou

On Thursday August 25th join Chris LaPorta on The Bayou for the traditional pre-Bradstock interview with New York's own "Renaissance Man of American Music" David Amram. David will again be playing live on WUSB's Bradstock simulcast on Sunday, September 4th. David is into his 9th decade and still actively composing and performing.

He'll be discussing future compositions, performances and appearances. Tune in for the annual catch up and find out what's new with Mr. Amram on WUSB FM.