On the Radio
Listen up, book-lovers! The St. Petersburg Times Festival of Reading is coming up this Saturday on the USF St. Pete campus. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 previews the event and speaks with a pair of faculty members turned authors who will be presenting their work at the Festival.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Friday at 7:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Heather Kemp, USF alum and dancer/director for KDNY Dance Company, talks about the somewhat unwanted advice she received as a student and what she lessons she passes along to aspiring dancers.
Michael Foley, USF Assoc. Professor of Dance, says he’s seeing some strong signs of life in Tampa’s arts and dance community.
Kathleen Dyer, artistic director and choreographer for KDNY Dance Company, says her group’s “Sex and the City as a dance performance” label only scratches the surface of their work. She also talks about their piece, “Navigating the Hallway.”
The KDNY Dance Company performs “From.” (courtesy KDNY Dance Company)
St. Pete Times book editor Colette Bancroft tells us who her "dream authors" to appear at the Festival are.
USF Saint Pete Psychology Prof. Mark Durand explains how much work went into his book, “Optimistic Parenting: Hope and Help for You and Your Challenging Child,” and reads an excerpt from it.
USF St. Pete Assoc. Prof. of English, Julie Buckner Armstrong, talks about the challenges of writing her book, “Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching.”
For more information
Festival of Reading
Mary Turner and the Memory of Lynching on Amazon.com
Optimistic Parenting: Hope and Help for You and Your Challenging Child on Amazon.com