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Artist Profiles - The Crusaders

The Crusaders are a music group popular in the early 1970s known for their amalgamated jazz, pop, and soul sound. Since 1961, more than forty albums have been credited to the group (some live and compilations), 19 of which were recorded under the name "The Jazz Crusaders."

Back in 1954, Houston pianist Joe Sample teamed up with high school friends tenor saxophonist Wilton Felder and drummer Stix Hooper to form the Swingsters. Within a short time, they were joined by trombonist...

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There was some surprises in this year's 2019 Oscar nominations, but for people paying attention to the best original song category, Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow" from A Star Is Born was absolutely sure to make the cut.

With Meghna Chakrabarti

At least four women are now running for president in 2020. We’ll look at the field and their prospects.

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Lisa Lerer, reporter at The New York Times covering campaigns, elections and political power. Lead reporter on the 2016 presidential race for The Associated Press. (@llerer)

Updated at 4:46 p.m ET

A judiciary source in Paris confirmed to NPR's Eleanor Beardsley on Tuesday that Chris Brown has been detained, along with two other unnamed individuals, on charges of "aggravated rape" and multiple narcotics offenses, and that they currently remain in police custody.

Eight best picture nominations emerged on Tuesday morning: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Vice, Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody, Roma and A Star Is Born. They are comedic and dramatic, based on real events and conjured from the pages of comics, in color and in black and white.

This story is part of American Anthem, a yearlong series on songs that rouse, unite, celebrate and call to action. Find more at NPR.org/Anthem.


Disney's Frozen remains one of the greatest box-office successes in history. But in terms of impact and influence, it is perhaps most loved and best remembered for one of its breakout songs.

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The Chistye Prudy neighborhood is one of Moscow's liveliest, with restaurants and cafes clustered along a boulevard with a tram line and grand old apartment buildings.

In 'The Birds, The Bees,' Teens Take On Sex Ed

Jan 21, 2019

This past fall, I was invited to be in the room when my niece gave birth to her third child (Hello, Liam!). As a writer who has no children and never will, I recognized this as an educational opportunity I could not pass up. What I did not realize was that it would be exactly the experience I needed to prepare myself for this review.

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On his latest album, Outer Peace, Chaz Bear, otherwise known as Toro y Moi, is navigating the spaces of adulthood, technology, genre and identity.

Having recently changed his last name from Bundick to Bear, the artist is finding ways to not only redefine himself, but also his music.

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CHIPOTLE DAY, A WCSU FM fundraiser on Tuesday, February 5.

CHIPOTLE DAY, A WCSU Fundraiser on February 5

Save the date for CHIPOTLE DAY-the WCSU FM fundraiser on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 4 PM to 8 PM at Chipotle located at 1620 West Park Square, Xenia, OH 45385. Visit WCSU FM to download the Cause an Effect Flyer with all the details, print it, and bring it to the restaurant on February 5. The number to call for more information is 937-376-6677. So join us on Tuesday, February 5 at Chipotle and help support WCSU FM Public Radio.

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Tune in to Jazz In The Morning - Mon-Fri At 8 AM

Trent Darby now brings you upbeat jazz to energize your morning at 8 AM.

Thursdays at 12:00 PM

Café Jazz is a mix of original vinyl recordings with contemporary jazz releases on CD with host Richard (Gene) Knight. 

Thursdays at 5:30 PM

WCSU Studio Session ACTS with Dr. Vernita Kelley

Musical performances captured from the WCSU Central State Public Radio studios. The program develops and archives a list of local, regional, and national artists.

Wednesdays at 5:30 PM

Miami Valley Speaks

Miami Valley Speaks focuses on politics, health, education, race relations, the arts and the economy. Trent Darby hosts this 30 minute community/talk program.

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