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Tell Me About It

“Tell Me About It” is a weekly audio storytelling series hosted by Sue Wagner, WUFT community relations coordinator, focusing on events, organizations and research projects by those that helped create them and those that have benefited.

Latest Episodes
  • This episode features the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville, now celebrating its 52nd year. Hippodrome Theatre Artistic Director Stephanie Lynge is the guest.
  • Florida Public Radio Emergency Network Interim Chief Meteorologist Megan Borowski and meteorologist William Maxham talk with host Sue Wagner about the forecast for the 2024 hurricane season and the likelihood for major storms and tropical disturbances to impact the counties served by WUFT.
  • This episode features Mikhail Mikhaylov, an enterprising University of Florida senior majoring in International Studies and Political Science. He is the co-founder of Off the Battlefield Foundation.
  • Today’s episode features Dr. David Reed, associate provost for Strategic Initiatives and inaugural director of the Artificial Intelligence Academic Initiative Center, known as AI2 (AI squared).
  • This episode features Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central Florida. Since 1982, the organization has been keeping families close to their seriously ill children.
  • This episode features the Michael Presley Bobbitt, playwright, entrepreneur, clam farmer, Cedar Key’s official Clambassador and now novelist. His new book, Godspeed, Cedar Key, available March 1, has been described By Kirkus Reviews “as a propulsive, character-driven post-apocalyptic ride, and a brutal tale of survival with a refreshingly kaleidoscopic perspective.”
  • Today’s episode features author and former University of Florida College of Medicine physician Ricardo Gonzalez-Rothi. His new book the The Mango Chronicle will be published on May 7.
  • This episode features the art exhibit “Hope Works: A Celebration of Peaceful Paths 50 Years of Saving Lives and Creating Change.” Peaceful Paths Chief Executive Officer Theresa Beachy and Chief Financial Officer Erica Merrell share information on the services they provide, their need for donations and volunteers and the 50th anniversary art exhibit celebration.
  • The Spring 2024 Friends of the Library Book Sale is featured. The sale takes place April 20-24 at the Bookhouse located at 430 North Main Street in Gainesville. The popular event offers 500,000 items for sale including works of art, puzzles, CDs, vinyl records and games as well as books of all genres in more than 60 categories.
  • Today’s episode features Keep Alachua County Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup 2024 in Gainesville, Florida on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Alfred Massey Park, also known as Westside Park, will serve as the headquarters for volunteers to pick up cleaning supplies and receive location assignments throughout the county.