Podcasts
11:25 am
Thu March 13, 2014

French Film Festival Kicks Off April 4th at Foosaner Education Center

April in Paris comes to the Eau Gallie Arts District again with the Foosaner Art Museum's 2nd Annual French Film Festival, April 4-18, 2014. 

 

 

 

April 4 – April 18, 2014

2014's festival will include outdoor screenings and indoor screenings, followed by lectures and discussion. The themes investigated by the 2014 festival will include the quest for beauty and artistic identity.

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Stan Jastrzebski has spent a career in radio, with postings as News Director of NPR member station WFIU in Bloomington, IN and time as a reporter at WGN Radio in Chicago and WIBC Radio in Indianapolis.  Stan holds a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University and has won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Associated Press, the Radio Television Digital News Association the Indiana Broadcasters Association.  He spends his time away from the newsroom with his wife and daughter and enjoys board games, tennis and trivia competitions. Follow Stan on Twitter @StanJast .

Station Announcement
5:26 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Head To Market With WFIT March 11

Market Day is back!

WFIT is hosting Market Day on Tuesday, March 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! The market will be outside the WFIT Broadcast Center, next to Florida Tech's Crawford Building on W. University Boulevard.

A potpourri of products will be available for purchase including plants and produce, local honey, cookies and cakes, jelly and cheese spreads, organic dog treats, furniture, candles soaps and more!

Check out photos from previous market days on our Facebook. Find our more information about the vendors and goods for sale at Market Day by going to the Market Day at FIT Facebook page.

We hope to see you on Market Day, March 11!

Science correspondent Geoff Brumfiel's reports on physics, space, and all things nuclear can be heard across NPR News programs and on NPR.org.

Brumfiel has carried his microphone into ghost villages created by the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan. He's tracked the journey of highly enriched uranium as it was shipped out of Poland. For a story on how animals drink, he crouched for over an hour and tried to convince his neighbor's cat to lap a bowl of milk. He became a full-time correspondent in March of 2013.

Station Announcement
11:43 am
Mon March 10, 2014

"Spider" John Koerner Live At Open Mike's To Benefit WFIT

WFIT will be hosting a concert with the great "Spider" John Koerner at Open Mike's at Florida Discount Music on Thursday, March 20!

Spider John Koerner began his career as a young musical genius who influenced a generation of musicians.  Koerner is a contemporary artist who moves folk, blues, and rock audiences alike with his traditional songs and wry original compositions.  Spider John has played with many legendary performers including Bob Dylan.

This WFIT benefit concert, sponsored by Smile Design & Implant Center, is only $15 per person and seating is limited. Support WFIT while enjoying incredible music by Spider John live at Florida Discount Music's Open Mike's Thursday, March 20!

Check out some of Spider John's music here!

Florida Discount Music is located at 454 N Harbor City Blvd in Melbourne.

Podcasts
12:29 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Progressive Alliance Addresses Endangered Voters

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance Hosts "Democracy Update: Is the American Voter Endangered?" on Thursday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Front Street Civic Center in Downtown Melbourne.

Tony Dutton, Co-Chair Voter Services with the League of Women Voters and Robert Johnson, President, NAACP South Brevard Branch discuss voter issues.

The agenda includes:

Status of voter registration + early voting in Brevard
by Tony Dutton, Voter Service Chair
League of Women Voters of the Space Coast

Voting rights and voter I.D. difficulties
by Robert Johnson, President
NAACP South Brevard Branch

Florida purging of voters
by Denise Sala-Gore, President
Brevard Democratic Hispanic Caucus

Exit Polling
by Beth LaPointe
Citizen Exit Poll

The Space Coast Progressive Alliance (SCPA) advances progressive policies that further civil and personal liberty, the environment, health care, education, labor, peace, social welfare, financial stability and international harmony. Florida non-profit founded in 2004.

Podcasts
7:30 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Walk MS 2014 Brevard-Raises Awareness

Kevin Kelley, Chairperson and Joanne Green, Volunteer Coordinator of the MS Brevard Walk give details about the event.

Connect. Walk MS.

Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other - a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we've made and to show the power of our connections.

When you participate in Walk MS, the funds you raise give hope to the more than 10,000 people living with MS in our community. The dollars raised support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. Every connection counts.

Register now, connect with others and start fundraising today.

Podcasts
12:05 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

The Zodiac Lounge Event-March 14th

The Zodiac Lounge Event is a 1950's Vintage-Dance-Cabaret-Extravaganza will be held on March 14th at The Eau Gallie Civic Center.

Stephen Lomazzo, the brainchild behind this unique concept tells about the event.

The Zodiac Lounge Event! A 1950's style vintage-Dance-Cabaret-Burlesque-Extravaganza! Based on an Eau Gallie, Florida nightclub destroyed by fire in 1957, Lomazzo and Snyder have resurrected its memory and bring it back from the ashes of time for one night and one night only on March, 14th, 2014!  If you love vintage culture, costume parties, dancing to retro music and live entertainment, then welcome to the Zodiac Lounge Event!  Buy your ticket today!

LaToya Dennis joined WUWM in October 2006 as a reporter / producer. LaToya began her career in public radio as a part-time reporter for WKAR AM/FM in East Lansing, Michigan. She worked as general assignment reporter for WKAR for one and a half years while working toward a master's degree in Journalism from Michigan State University. While at WKAR, she covered General Motors plant closings, city and state government, and education among other critical subjects.

Before coming to public radio, LaToya interned at the CBS affiliate in Lansing, Michigan. She also took part in NPR's 2005 Next Generation Radio Project in Kansas City, Missouri as well as NPR's summer 2006 Next Generation Radio Project in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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