“Dream A Little Dream – The Laurel Canyon Scene”

Lovin' Spoonful, Mamas and the Papas, Love, Kaleidoscope, Byrds, CSN&Y, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa, Doors and the list goes on. During much of the 1960's Laurel Canyon represented a carefree, if not over-indulgent counter-culture stoked with drugs, sexual promiscuity and above all, musical creativity that captured the hippie vibe at its core. Be sure to tune in to Earache My Eye beginning January 7, 2017 as DJ Mark Lefebvre brings you the best of Laurel Canyon and other deep album...

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WSCA and Voices From The Heart present: The Phantom of The Opera

Join WSCA and Voices From The Heart for the screening of the original 1925 film classic The Phantom of The Opera, starring Lon Chaney.  The evening will include pipe organ accompaniment by award winning organist Zorada Temmingh of South Africa. Proceeds will go to support Voices From The Heart's 2018 humanitarian concert tour. A great evening and a great cause! Listen to WSCA 106.1 FM for your chance to win free tix.

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Programming For Community

Portsmouth Community Radio is exactly what the name denotes, a radio station that serves the community. Maybe it would be more accurate to say “communities” because of the many fractures that often place social groups at odds with each other. So how do we, as a programming department, serve the needs of our greater community in a way that encourages unity rather than division? The first thing we do is to embrace diversity in our programming schedule. WSCA has a...

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15th Annual Homelessness Marathon – National Broadcast October 21, 2012

Check out this video highlight of our 1 hour broadcast as a national host  station of the 15th Annual Homelessness Marathon.  Portsmouth Community Radio was one of 7 stations selected to host an hour (3-4 pm) of this program designed to raise awareness of the homelessness problem in America.  Over 200 stations worldwide carried our broadcast on the Pacifica Broadcasting Network, the same network that broadcasts Democracy Now (M-F,  5 to 6 pm) with Amy Goodman.  This broadcast  is one...

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Radio junkie just says no to CDs

  PORTSMOUTH — Lines like, "Where did you find that?" "Wow! Haven't heard that one in a long time!." These exclamations are music to John Scavo's ears. So is the '60s through '80s pop music he spins on "Scratchy 45's and Beyond" on WSCA-FM 106.1, Portsmouth Community Radio. Scavo, or "Supersport," as he's known on his show, is a fan of it all, luring others to music, listening to music, spinning actual vinyl and doing it on a community radio...

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