In case you haven’t seen the brightly painted buildings, St. Petersburg is in the middle of a mural festival. The SHINE festival is bringing together more than a dozen street artists, including Ricky Watts from the San Francisco area. This morning Watts stopped painting for a few minutes and lowered his bucket truck to ground… Read more »
On August 30, 2015, Wes Craven died of brain cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 76 years old. Craven, a prolific film director, writer and producer was best known for his work on horror movies. His noted films include, A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise featuring the Freddy Krueger character, the Scream series, The Hills Have Eyes, Last House On… Read more »
St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman has returned from what he called a “very worthwhile trip” to Cuba. During a press conference at City Hall Tuesday afternoon, Kriseman said he was blown away by the beauty and the arts in Havana. The St. Petersburg delegation met for two hours with the deputy director for American affairs… Read more »
Oscar and Grammy-winning songwriter, and recovery advocate Paul Williams, and screenwriter and author Tracey Jackson join Norman B for the next edition of Life Elsewhere to talk about their book, Gratitude and Trust, just released in paperback. The two long-time friends teamed up to write the book, subtitled, Six Affirmations That Will Change Your Life. The interview, like their… Read more »
A new art exhibit showcases M.C. Escher ability to make the surreal look real. Saturday 22 August the Dali Museum in Saint Petersburg unveiled an exhibit dedicated to this 20th century Dutch artist. The longer you gaze at the works of Escher the more the fantastical reality becomes. The exhibit displays 135 pieces which on… Read more »
Nerd culture was alive and proud at Tampa Comic Con. August 1-3 saw fans, vendors, artists and Hollywood stars made the pilgrimage to the area’s 15th comic book convention. A common thread among the thousands of visitors, vendors and artists is education and early exposure to nerd culture. Heavy rains and local flooding couldn’t keep… Read more »
Many parents struggle to find the means to say “no” to their often over-stimulated, over-indulged kids. Amy McCready says she knows the methods for parents to connect with their kids in a way that allows them to better learn to be respectful, responsible, and ready to meet a world where frankly, it’s not all about them. McCready explains to Norman B… Read more »
The death of Cecil the lion resulted in headlines around the world, filled with outpourings of concern for the welfare of African wildlife. Gareth Patterson has dedicated his life to caring for and understanding African wildlife. From his home in a remote location on the edge of the Knysna forest, in South Africa, Gareth joins the program for an informative chat about Cecil,… Read more »
There’s an old saying, “Be careful what you wish for.” With that venerable adage in mind, let’s reflect for a moment on the unequivocal fact that the moment Barack Obama was elected President, the loyal opposition wasted no time in feverishly going to work to denounce his every utterance, move or even the teeny tiniest… Read more »
Tune in to The Sunday Simcha this Sunday from noon to 2pm, August 9th, to hear band members Sasha and Robin discuss their new CD and current tour. Their music is described as a Klezmer twist on Mahler and Argentine Yiddish tangos. Don’t miss it!
Call-in show about biking and walkable cities.
Swedish Sailing students talk about their trip around the Gulf of Mexico and teenage life in Sweden
The city of Saint Petersburg is poised to buy the Dr. Carter G Woodson African-American museum and museum’s administration is reservedly upbeat
At the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African-American museum backers filled the main room to listen to advocates explain why the museum’s location means so much.
Eckard College Professor shares experiences from recent two week trip to Cuba with students.
A Thanksgiving look at the cultural importance of shared meals
Hidden Cash St. Pete wants you to find a $100 bill and pay it forward
Rolling Stones 50th anniversary ignored-Beatles 50th HUGE…why??
Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Scientology, a religion founded by science fiction writer L Ron Hubbard describes itself as the world’s fastest growing religion. The Church of Scientology is a significant player locally—owning significant amounts of real estate in Clearwater and Ybor City. For years the church has been embroiled in scandal…. Read more »