Third Annual Sustainability Fair on May 8

WHEN: May, 8 10am-3pm WHERE: Portsmouth Middle School Learn how to make your community more sustainable and have fun doing it! WSCA will be broadcasting LIVE from Sustainability Fair. Stop by our booth, say hello, become a member! See details: Third Annual Sustainability Fair, Portsmouth, NH

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WSCA at the Spotlight Awards

Our official launch of our remote broadcast capacity took place on April 15, 2010 at 7:00 pm. Thanks to the donors who helped us purchase the equipment and the engineering staff who pulled it all together. The archived audio of the event is still available.

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Article about Jeff Erwin in Sunday issue of Portsmouth Herald

Jeff Erwin is a long-time WSCA volunteer and the owner of Trashcan Lid Productions. The article Newington students get refresh take on reduce, reuse and recycle was published in The Portsmouth Herald on April 11, 2010: Artist-in-residence Jeff Erwin teaches Newington youngsters about ecology and science of sound and light waves during musical lessons. Students at Newington Public School have been involved this week in a creative study unit focused on syllabification, human ecology, the science of sound and light...

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WSCA takes its show on the road

[caption id="attachment_70" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WSCA has more than 50 shows on its weekly schedule, produced entirely by volunteers. The radio station doesn't have a single paid staffer."][/caption] The city's community radio station now has the ability to take its show on the road, and its first stop will be the Spotlight Awards on Thursday, April 15. WSCA-LP 106.1FM will host a Spotlight Awards pre-show party in The Music Hall's Founder's Lobby beginning at 6 p.m. (Yes, the bar will be...

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New Releases – April 2010

Jazz Artist: Yuko Ito Title: Mania De Você Label: Funny Baby Face Terry MacDonald’s Comments: This Japanese native sings the Brazilian repertoire—and very well. Good band, too. Artist: Carol Morgan Trio Title: Opening Label: Blue Bamboo Music Terry MacDonald’s Comments: The saxophone-led chordless trio is no longer surprising—but here's trumpet-led one. And she's a woman. A fine, adventuresome player, sometimes joined by an alto/soprano saxophonist. Artist: El Movimiento Title: The Movement Label: Nueva Nota Terry MacDonald’s Comments: This is a...

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Fundraiser for WSCA on April 10 featuring Christine Lavin and Don White

Special Fundraising Concert Featuring Christine Lavin and Don White with the special guest Graig Werth! TICKETS WHEN: On Saturday April 10th -  7:30pm WHERE: South Church, 292 State Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 [caption id="attachment_192" align="alignnone" width="308" caption="Christine Lavin and Don White"][/caption] The event is organized by Kennebunk Coffeehouse: We here at the Kennebunk Coffeehouse believe strongly in, and support wholeheartedly, the mission and vision of WSCA 106.1 FM - Portsmouth Community Radio. We are excited to be working hand in...

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New Releases – March 2010

Jazz Artist: Olivier Manchon Title: Orchestre de Chambre Miniature, Vol. 1 Label: ObliqSound Terry's Comments: A classical string quartet with guest soloists added (sax, harmonica, piano). Beautifully lyrical music, wonderful. Artist: New York Art Quartet Title: Old Stuff Label: Cuneiform Terry's Comments: This is early (1965) free jazz. From the promoter: "The New York Art Quartet was a band that left the scene too soon. Active for barely a year and a half, the group made just two records—both prized...

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