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Bead-Free initiative for Gasparilla

Participants are encouraged to drop off their beads at the Florida Aquarium for recycling, there is a promotion from 1/20 through 2/11.

Surly Voices: Gasparilla revisited, U.S. Supreme Court, social hierarchies

Condescending pilots dressed as pirates, a potential new nominee to the United States Supreme Court, and a broader look at the lens we view society through. Hosts Amina, Donna and Liz covered it all on...
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Crime was down at 2022 Gasparilla; here is how to recycle your beads

Arrests at Gasparilla Crime was low at last weekend’s Gasparilla compared to previous years. According to the Tampa Police in total there were 5 Gasparilla arrests including 2 felonies for battery on law enforcement. One missing...

Surly Voices: liberation of divorce and Gasparilla’s troubled history

This week on Surly Voices, hosts Liz and Amina discuss the liberation of divorce and Tampa's troubled history with the Gasparilla Parade.

With Gasparilla canceled, Trumparilla, other events from GOP groups look to take its place

Gasparilla events might be canceled this year, but a group of Donald Trump supporters is planning a Trumparilla festival and boat parade. Other groups, including the Tampa Bay Young Republicans, are also planning boat parades...
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Documentary explores a literally cool part of black sporting history

On Saturday in South Florida, Tampa Bay Lightning winger J.T. Brown became the first NHL player to participate in a silent protest during the national anthem.  Here’s a WMNF News story from March featuring Brown:...
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Documentary explores a literally cool part of black sporting history

A new Canadian documentary looks at the history of black athletes in ice hockey. The film, Soul on Ice: Past, Present and Future, by Kwame Mason, made its Tampa premiere last night in Ybor City...
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Part of Tampa Bay cleanup canceled due to Donald Trump rally

Part of a major Tampa Bay cleanup effort scheduled for Saturday will be canceled because of a Donald Trump rally; the presumptive Republican nominee for president will speak at the Tampa Convention Center and it means...

Former Superintendent Arthur Shapiro outlines what works, and doesn’t work, in education

By Rob Lorei We start the show by looking at the environmental strain caused by Tampa’s most enduring tradition: The Gasparilla boat parade. Every Winter the famed floatilla goes from Ballast Point to Downtown Tampa...

City Council looks at Gasparilla

The Tampa City Council met this morning in a public workshop to discuss all aspects of the 2010 Gasparilla Parade. Members of the public gave input concerning operations and logistics for the event that some...

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