[Audio clip: view full post to listen] WBRU’s Emily Wooldridge talks with Robert McAlston of Mister Sister, the “erotic boutique” on Wickenden Street on Providence. It turns out there’s more than meets the eye.
1931: The first long-playing record, a 33 1/3 rpm recording, was demonstrated at the Savoy Plaza Hotel in New York. The high price of record players ($95, $1140 in today's standards) doomed the technology, however, and it would not be revived for another 17 years.
Providence Democratic Mayoral Candidates Jorge Elorza, Michael Solomon, Brett Smiley, and Chris Young came in to WBRU Studios for a forum on issues important to 360 listeners. Your voices are heard as we ask questions that you called in and told us to ask! The forum is moderated by 360′s Jay Postal, and questions are asked by 360′s Venus and WBRU News’s Will Adams
Providence Democratic Mayoral Candidates Jorge Elorza, Michael Solomon, Brett Smiley, and Chris Young came in to WBRU Studios for a forum on issues important to 360 listeners. Your voices are heard as we ask questions that you called in and told us to ask! The forum is moderated by 360's Jay Postal, and questions are asked by 360's Venus and WBRU News's Will Adams
We are proud to share with you all Blank Canvas, a contest giving artists the opportunity to imagine and create a 36x60" Boston-Calling-inspired mural. Five winning works will be displayed at the festival Se
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY 1944: Jeff Beck was born, guitarist. Beck worked with Screaming Lord Sutch before replacing Eric Clapton in The Yardbirds. As a solo artist, he released the 1967 single 'Hi-Ho Silver Lining', before forming The Jeff Beck Group, which featured Rod Stewart on vocals and Ron Wood on bass. His 1975 album
1963: The Beatles, on the last night of their tour with Roy Orbison, performed at King George's Hall, Blackburn, Lancashire. It was during this tour that The Beatles' fans started throwing jelly babies at them while they were on stage, after an off-the-cuff remark on television that George Harrison enjoyed eating them.
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