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Are you a musician or singer? If you love the Media Mavens, create your own original song :60 - :90 in length that can be considered as the NEW theme song for the program. One original work will be selected. Video or MP3 submissions are welcome.  

We are extending the media mavens theme song deadline by one week. Deadline is now Tuesday, March 7th. The winner will be announced during the WPPB Fund Drive live on the air during Bonnie in the Morning the week of March of 13th.

This Saturday, don't miss What's Up Doc? at 10AM on 88.3 WPPB-FM. Agostino Cervone, MD joins this week's program to discuss Hernias.

WPPB has joined forces with Peconic Bay Medical Center to present their new program, What’s Up Doc?, hosted by PBMC’s Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Mitchell. Andrew Mitchell states, “Peconic Bay Medical Center is thrilled to be partnering with WPPB to share tips and information for listeners to help them make smart health and life-style choices.

Has the state of the world gotten you down?  News giving you the blues?  Well, put on a happy face as "Broadway to Main Street" inaugurates an hour of optimistic, inspirational tunes from Annie, Finian's Rainbow, La Cage aux Folles, and others.  This Sunday at 3PM, live or streaming.

The Present, Reviewed by David Richardson, Theatre Critic

Jan 12, 2017

It seems to be the season of Russia. Not only are we tied up with Putin in his daring do of wrecking our democratic party but on Broadway we now have two more reasons to either love or hate Russia and perhaps their writers. First, we had a very good production about one chapter of War and Peace called Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 and now we have a totally unknown Chekov play first seen by at least one person back around the turn of the century and transposed to the 1990's. It opened at the Barrymore on Broadway and it’s called, somewhat confusingly, The Present.

This Week: NABUCCO by Giuseppe Verdi

The legendary Plácido Domingo brings another new baritone role to the Met under the baton of his longtime collaborator James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska is Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Dmitri Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.