Caroline Breder-Watts

Caroline Breder-Watts is the host and producer of WLRN’s Sunday Breakfast with the Arts, as well as Pledge Producer for WLRN FM and TV. She began her radio broadcasting career in 1992 at 90.7 WXEL-FM, and for many years enjoyed a dual career in radio and as Director of Communications for the late, great Florida Stage.

In 2006, Caroline joined the WXEL staff as a full-time employee, serving as Radio Communications and Pledge Producer as well as creating, hosting and producing two shows, South Florida Artsview and Listening to Movies.  Caroline and her husband, John Watts, are the creators and founders of, an innovative podcast website dedicated to the arts. 

She also serves as host and curator for film programs at venues throughout South Florida, including Bailey Contemporary Arts, Delray Beach Center for the Arts, Norton Museum of Art and the Humphrey Bogart Film Festival.

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach is on a mission to gross you out this summer: The center's "EWW! What's Eating You?" exhibition is designed to make visitors' skin crawl. 

Hear more about it here:

Director John Boorman may be 82 years old, but his work and his singular cinematic vision have not diminished.  The director of "Deliverance" and "Hope and Glory" spoke with Caroline Breder-Watts at the opening of his latest film, "Queen and Country."

Susan Danis, General Director and CEO of Florida Grand Opera, speaks with Caroline Breder-Watts about her background, the challenges of of FGO's past season, and the excitement looking ahead to the company's 75th Anniversary season. 


Festival of the Arts Boca celebrates its ninth season with an eclectic lineup of events, and a new director.  Joanna Marie Kaye returns to South Florida to helm the Festival, which kicks off on March 6 with a special screening of the film "West Side Story."  

Gary Beach is known for his hilarious - and often outrageous - characters on stage and screen, from "The Producers" to "Spamalot" to "La Cage Aux Folles." This month, Beach will be on view at West Palm Beach's Kravis Center in "Celebrity Autobiography."

Listen to the interview with him below:


The National Day of Listening was created by StoryCorps in 2008 as a way for family and friends to come together to share stories as an alternative to the frenzy of Black Friday.  Here's a conversation between two long-time friends - Caroline Breder-Watts and Scott Eyman, author of the best-selling biography John Wayne: The Life and Legend.

Give Miami Day is a community-wide day of charitable giving organized by the Miami Foundation.  On November 20, fans of WLRN Public Media can make a donation  - but only for 24 hours! Gifts can be made via debit/credit cards at between 12:00 midnight on November 20, 2014 to 12:00 midnight on November 21, 2014.

Miami Theatre Center creates, develops and produces programming for audiences of all ages and abilities. 


  For staff member Judy Litt, it's a labor of love.  


  California-based photographer Sunny Bak is best known for her work with musicians such as the Beastie Boys. Her iconic images are now on display at Studio 18 in Pembroke Pines.

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, located in Delray Beach,  is a unique South Florida destination that sprang from the Yamato colony more than 100 years ago.  Today, it's one of the few places in the Southeast where you can learn about, and become immersed in, Japanese culture.

The late Jerry Goldsmith was one of the most gifted and versatile film composers of the 20th Century.

Here's an appreciation by Scott Eyman, author of the recent New York Times best-seller "John Wayne: The Life and Legend."

The mission of the Coral Gables Museum is multifaceted, with a focus on community as well as art.  Caroline Breder-Watts recently spoke with Executive Director Christine Rupp.

Hear the interview here:

    The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in West Palm Beach follows up a banner year with the fun-filled summer exhibition Mazes.  COO Kate Arrizza takes us on a tour.

Amy Pasquantonio

Bailey Contemporary Arts (or BaCA) is the new kid on the cultural block in Pompano Beach.  

Caroline Breder-Watts recently paid a visit on a lively Wednesday evening. Hear an audio tour below.

The Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society in West Palm Beach is home to a wide variety of animals and, as Caroline Breder-Watts found out, is a feast for the ears as well as the eyes.