Station Announcement

A Taste of Jazz welcomes critically acclaimed Lenore Raphael to the studio on Monday, February 16 at 7 p.m. Host Dave Fries will conduct a short interview which will be followed by a 45 minute set with Lenore and her trio.

Lenore Raphael has been described as one the most swinging mainstream pianists today. Having been influenced by Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell and Bill Evans, Lenore has combined those styles and created her very own recognizable sound.

WFIT mourns the loss of local music legend Austin Pettit who passed away quietly with his family by his side on January 24.

Honoring the wishes of the Austin Pettit Family, there will be a CELEBRATION OF LIFE in memory of legendary guitarist Austin Pettit on Saturday, February 7th, from 1-5pm at the Cocoa Beach Country Club Pavilion (off Minutemen Cowy). Please bring your coolers, BYOB. Food available. The Groove Shoes, the last of many great bands Austin played with, will perform and feature some special guests. At 5:47 (sunset) the family will gather on the beach for a prayer.

Monday, January 19 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Brevard community is honoring Dr. King with a variety of events and celebrations. Dr. King was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.  

Signed into law in 1983,  the day took on a deeper meaning in 1994 when Congress named Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national day of service

'Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray', opens Saturday, January 10 and will run through March 22 at the Foosaner Art Museum.                                              

This unique and powerful exhibition of photographic profiles provides an intimate look at Frida Kahlo, Mexico's most prolific and well-known female artist. 

On the opening day of the exhibit, Saturday, Jan. 10, the museum will host Frida Family Day, a day-long museum festival filled with family oriented activities.

Attention beachside residents. It’s time again to pre-purchase sea oats for dune planting through Brevard County's Natural Resources Management Department and Keep Brevard Beautiful.  

Sea oats are native to Brevard's coastal communities. They stabilize sand, slow erosion and build dunes, which are an important feature of our coastal ecosystem.

Quantities are limited so please order early. Sea oats must be ordered and paid for by Friday, Jan. 30.

For more information, visit the Brevard County website or call 321-633-2016.