South Florida Arts Beat

Every Friday at 1:00 PM on 91.3 WLRN-HD1
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  • Local Anchor Online Producer: Paul Leary

At the helm of  WLRN's South Florida Arts Beat program is host, Ed Bell. Along with a team of equally knowledgeable and creative contributors, he brings his world of experience in the arts to the fore, and lets us know what's out there for us to see, hear and enjoy.  From probing interviews with artists to lively discussions with curators and impresarios, to unique live music performances, you'll be up to speed on the arts with Ed Bell and South Florida Arts Beat on 91.3 WLRN-HD1. .

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After 16 years hosting and producing South Florida Arts Beat, Ed Bell has retired - he's been with WLRN for 38 yearsThis was his recorded message on the final episode of the program, which aired Friday, September 25th, 2015.

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09/25/15 - This is the final episode of South Florida Arts Beat on WLRN. We visit with Laura Quinlan executive director of The Rhythm Foundation, also, it's time get our holiday spirit on with Winterfest. Regular contributor Judith Bishop chats with Leann Standish interim director of the Perez Art Museum Miami, Norman Van Aken with A Word on Food, and since th

18 Wheelers Perform Live on South Florida Arts Beat

Sep 18, 2015



After 38 years at WLRN, Ed Bell is retiring at the end of the month, listen to well wishers:

07/17/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat:

07/10/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat you can enjoy another live performance from our Miami studios.

07/03/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat, Jaye Abbate, President and CEO of the non-profit, ArtServe, talks about their Red Eye fundraiser and upcoming community events. Charles Greenfield previews the exciting Miami Summer Music Festival with founder and artistic director, Michael Rossi.

06/26/15 - Next time on South Florida Arts Beat chef extraordinaire, Allen Susser, talks about the region’s premier culinary benefit dedicated to ending childhood hunger, Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation - South Florida. Film critic, Dan Hudak, previews the Filmed In Broward Series starting July 9th in Fort Lauderdale.