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International Women’s Day Celebrated at WSLR in Sarasota

WSLR LP 96.5 FM will be commemorating International Women’s Day on Friday, March 8, with a full day of special programming from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m., highlighting the theme of “inspire inclusion.” This year’s celebration will be deeply intersectional, amplifying the voices of women of color, lesbian and bisexual women, women with disabilities, and […]

WSLR Receives $7000 Florida Humanities Community Project Grant

Florida Humanities, the statewide, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), has awarded WSLR Community Radio a $7000 Community Project Grant to help fund Building the Local News Ecosystem, a series of free public newsroom forums featuring community-focused journalists, editors, and media scholars. “With this project we hope to leverage our existing […]

Signal Boost! Community Foundation of Sarasota County Grant Enables WSLR’s Website Redevelopment

Thanks to funding provided by the John J. Clopine Fund and George J and Alice Pugh Donor Advised Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, WSLR received an $8,250 grant for redevelopment of WSLR, the nonprofit media organization’s website. WSLR commissioned Sarasota-based SITE-SPRING to do the updates and improvements, which include better performance and […]

WSLR’s Free Family Night Features Kids Karaoke

Children are the rock stars at WSLR’s next free Family Night featuring Kids Karaoke Saturday, Nov. 19 from 5-8 p.m. at Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court. Kids 12 and younger are invited to share their talents on Fogartyville’s stage — music, spoken word, comedy, and, of course, karaoke are all welcome. […]

WSLR’s 13th “Very Merry Jerry Day” in Sarasota

Break out the tie-dye and hula hoops for WSLR’s annual celebration of Jerry Garcia on Sunday, November 6th from 4-9pm. Playing guitar and singing for his band, The Grateful Dead, as well as several others, Garcia took his hippie movement from the 60’s into the 90’s, inspiring the following of millions of long-haired, tie-dye t-shirted, carefree […]

WSLR Celebrates Completion of Renovations with a Party on the Patio Sunday, Oct. 16, 4-9 p.m.

WSLR-LP, Sarasota’s homegrown listener-supported community radio station, will celebrate 17 years on-the-air this year.  Over that time hundreds of local residents have had the opportunity to produce their own music and public affairs shows.  With the help of a generous grant from the Selby Foundation and supporters that purchased engraved bricks, WSLR+Fogartyville has installed an outdoor pavilion […]

Local Community Radio Station WSLR-LP 96.5 FM Announces New Weekend Programming

WSLR-LP 96.5 FM’s broadcast community is growing with music and public affairs programming in Sarasota and Manatee Counties. The radio station’s offerings now include four new weekend voices which expand the most eclectic, all-volunteer radio schedule on the suncoast.  Alternating Fridays from 9 pm – 11 pm, Sebastien Wegeng will be starting off the weekend […]

WSLR in Sarasota Launches Indie Doc Season with ‘Refuge’ Sept. 20

WSLR is proud to be a Screening Partner for the 2022-23 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers! Over the season, we will host six independent filmmakers for free Tuesday night screenings and conversations around important stories and the art of filmmaking.  The first screening, “REFUGE,” takes place Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. at Fogartyville […]

WSLR’s 12th Annual “Very Merry Jerry Day”
Saluting the music of the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia

Break out the tie-dye and hula hoops for WSLR’s annual celebration of Jerry Garcia on Sunday, November 7th from 4-9pm. Playing guitar and singing for his band, The Grateful Dead, as well as several others, Garcia took his hippie movement from the 60’s into the 90’s, inspiring the following of millions of long-haired, tie-dye t-shirted, carefree […]

WSLR in Sarasota to Present Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers

Ten films and filmmaking teams have been selected for the South Arts 2021-2022 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. This long-running South Arts program connects US-based documentary filmmakers with communities throughout the South to share their work, discuss the art and process of filmmaking, and engage with audiences about issues impacting their communities. WSLR will […]

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