Caroline Breder-Watts

The O, Miami Poetry Festival wraps this week with a series of events, including WLRN's Zip Odes.

The beloved public radio game show Says You! is celebrating 20 years of words and whimsy.  The gang comes to Sunrise for two performances this weekend.


Most of us know Peter Sagal as the host of Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me, one of public radio's most popular shows.  But Sagal started his career as a playwright, and recently paid a visit to FAU's Theatre Lab for a reading of his work Mall America.

Each year, the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach chooses an artist to be showcased in its RAW (Recognition of Art by Women) program.  This year, the spotlight shines on Njideka Akunyili Crosby.

A play by first-time playwright Charles Gluck makes its debut in Boca Raton, with a cast of South Florida favorites  and a powerful message about familial relationships.


As the 30th Anniversary of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival draws near, Executive Director Gregory von Hausch discusses how movies have always shaped his life.

Endangered Malaysian tigers have a reason to celebrate at the Palm Beach Zoo and Conservation Society in West Palm Beach - their habitat has been expanded and enhanced.

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Books have always been an integral part of any library.  Now, the Miami-Dade Public Library System offers arts programs and services for every age group and every interest.  

For this Sunday's Breakfast with the Arts, Caroline Breder-Watts talks with Jack Varela of MDPLS about the varied programs offered by libraries.

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Florida Atlantic University's Summer Festival Rep not only provides an evening's entertainment for audiences, but an invaluable educational opportunity for its students.


The John F. Kennedy Bunker, located on Peanut Island in Palm Beach County, was hastily constructed in the early 1960s to protect President Kennedy and his staff in the event of a nuclear strike. A local team of architects, preservationists and fundraisers are on a mission to save this historic site.

The Coral Gables Congregational United Church of Christ hosts the Community Arts Program, which brings classical and jazz musicians to South Florida to perform for the public, and to engage with local students.  

ArtServe, located in Fort Lauderdale, provides much-needed support and opportunities for artists and arts organizations.  This year marks its 25th anniversary of making a difference in Broward County.

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. 

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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.