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Local songwriter Laney Jones a finalist in NPR-affiliated NewSong Contest

November 14, 2014
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Photo by Matthew Tonner via Laney Jones' Facebook

The folksy Mt. Dora songwriter competes in the final round tomorrow to win a chance to perform on NPR's Mountain Stage. Plus: when you can see her locally.
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WMFE-FM announces new president/general manager

May 2, 2013
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WMFE-FM announces new president/general manager

It’s been more than six months since José Fajardo departed WMFE in a cloud of toothy charm and firm handshakes – and at least three pledge drives – but the staff of our local NPR affiliate has carried on, grown and excelled, despite lacking an official leader. Now the station announces their candidate search...
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Expect soft folk music from Shakey Graves at the Peacock Room

February 28, 2013
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Expect soft folk music from Shakey Graves at the Peacock Room

Shakey Graves is the music you’d play throughout your whole house on a day spent luxuriating in your own space.
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IMAX documentary Rescue opens at Orlando Science Center

June 8, 2012
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IMAX documentary Rescue opens at Orlando Science Center

The 3-D giant-screen presentation highlights the massive global relief efforts that have gone into revitalizing Haiti.
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This American Life Live!

May 10, 2012
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This American Life Live!

A category-busting movie event that happily blurs the lines of the medium.
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Political Junkie Roadshow/Talk of the Nation in Orlando on Jan. 25

January 25, 2012
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Political Junkie Roadshow/Talk of the Nation in Orlando on Jan. 25

Crank up your radios, NPR news junkies. “Talk of the Nation” broadcasts live from the WMFE studios in Orlando tomorrow (Wed., Jan. 25) at 2 p.m. Listen in as hosts Neal Conan and Ken Rudin tackle America’s true pastime – politics – with insight and good humor live on 90.7 FM. If you miss them...
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O’Keefe crony is no Saint — or is he?

November 16, 2011
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O’Keefe crony is no Saint — or is he?

In case you haven’t noticed, yet another controversy has begun to swirl around James O’Keefe, the insufferably smug little video terrorist and protégé of Andrew Breitbart whose fraudulent acts of “citizen journalism” delivered the death blow to ACORN. This time, it’s some of his accomplices who are giving O’Keefe the public stink eye: Two...
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Selection Reminder: David Sedaris tonight at Bob Carr!

October 30, 2011
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Selection Reminder: David Sedaris tonight at Bob Carr!

Sunday, Oct. 30 – David Sedaris Seemingly reluctant hero to the hero-less, downward gazing author David Sedaris’ meandering streams of consciousness have made him into a sort of fireside chat favorite – if that fireside is (or was) actually the crackle of a burning cigarette over the airwaves of National Public Radio accompanied by...
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Sunday Film News Roundup – July 3rd, 2011

July 3, 2011
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Sunday Film News Roundup – July 3rd, 2011

Hope everyone is having a good fourth of July weekend and that you haven’t blown off any of your appendages while celebrating. Transformers 3 is making a shitload of money despite seemingly no one thinking it was good, but that’s just how Michael Bay movies work. I’m gonna go with a short preamble today...
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