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Florida Museum of Photographic Arts joins growing arts scene in Ybor City

Two of the leaders of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts appeared on WMNF WaveMakers June 27 to discuss moving to the Kress Building in Ybor City after a decade in downtown Tampa.

Ovarian cancer survivor stories with Carla Jimenez and Kerry Kriseman

World Ovarian Cancer Day is May 8, and this week, advocates and activists Carla Jimenez and Kerry Kriseman joined WaveMakers to discuss their stories of survival, as well as the importance of talking about and...

WaveMakers: Uncovering Tampa’s Black History with Fred Hearns

Fred Hearns, the curator of Black History at the Tampa Bay History Center, discusses some of Tampa's forgotten, neglected and buried past.

WaveMakers: Freddy Barton of Safe and Sound Hillsborough

Freddy Barton, executive director of Safe and Sound Hillsborough, a community-based intervention program intended to prevent violence in Hillsborough County joined WaveMakers on April 19.

WaveMakers: Changing Climates with Rep. Kathy Castor

As the world continues to see climate change become a pressing (though controversial) issue, the U.S. has seen Tampa’s own House Representative Kathy Castor take charge in leading the fight. Castor chairs the House Select...
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WaveMakers: Tampa Neighborhoods with Stephanie Poyner

Stephanie Poyner of the Tampa Homeowners Association of Neighborhoods and Creative Loafing's Justin Garcia talk about tensions in Tampa.
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WaveMakers: United Way’s Jessica Muroff on the housing crisis

Jessica Muroff, CEO of United Way Suncoast, talks about the housing crisis.

WaveMakers: Sharing the road with Christine Acosta

Christine Acosta, bike advocate and founder of Pedal Power Promoters, talked to WaveMakers hosts about how to make the region's streets safer for bicyclists.

WaveMakers: Peter Schorsch, publisher of FloridaPolitics.com

Peter Schorsch, CEO of Extensive Enterprises and publisher of FloridaPolitics.com talks Tallahassee, mid-term elections and his journey from political operative to the go-to source for Florida political news.

WaveMakers: Yvette Lewis, president of Hillsborough NAACP

Yvette Lewis, president of the Hillsborough Chapter for the NAACP, has been a leader in the Black community for nearly 20 years.

WaveMakers: Bemetra Simmons on keeping Tampa Bay competitive

As Tampa Bay grows as a community, the standards to be met grow along with it. In order to keep up with the competition, the Tampa Bay Partnership helps conduct community research, inform new policies...

WaveMakers with Aaron Dietrich of St. Petersburg People’s Council

The Tampa Bay area is facing a housing crisis, with rent prices rising and citizens being forcefully evicted from their homes without another place to go. For the past year, the St. Petersburg People’s Council...

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