Thursday, October 21, 2021
Local Routes is back with the start of season 7 this month. In the spirit of October, we have some new tricks and treats to share with you on a variety of digital platforms!
New exhibit at LeMoyne Art Museum in Tallahassee focuses on local women who used art to explore elder life experiences of other women in our community. Eleanor Dietrich, Linda Hall, Becki Rutta, Mary Jane Ryals and Carol Lynne Knight each brought their unique talents to this photographic and literary exhibit.
SEE A PREVIEW OF THE DOCUMENTARY Thursday, May 20, 2021, was the 156th anniversary of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in Florida. Announcing the end of slavery...
When Local Routes returns with new episodes in January, we'll be featuring music from the Bakan-Margut-Hall World Trio.  At that time, you'll get to hear two original compositions written by Florida State University's director of World Music Ensembles, Michael...
Army Combat Medic Bill Pike describes the day his company walked into a box end ambush and an entire platoon was wiped-out in minutes.  He recalls his effort to save as many wounded as possible and requesting a close...
Flossie Bell is one of the many travelers who took part in the Great Florida Cattle Drive. She’s not one of the riders, she is one of the cows.  Flossie is featured in the upcoming documentary: The Great Florida...
Tony “Rooster” Morrell is one of the people featured in the upcoming documentary: The Great Florida Cattle Drive: Unbroken Circles by Elam and Nic Stoltzfus. In this video, we learn more about this educator...
For the last week, I've repeatedly been congratulated for an Emmy I didn't win.  On Saturday, December 3, Kathryn Belle Long and Belle and the Band won a Suncoast Regional Emmy® Award for the Local Routes theme song.  It was...
“The Veteran Story” is about a group of combat-wounded veterans who took part in the Great Florida Cattle Drive 2016. That historical event took place in central Florida with over 400 riders and around...
To submit music suggestions for upcoming Local Routes episodes, contact rdiazdevillegas@fsu.edu. Heading into its first season, a major goal of Local Routes was to once again provide a home for local music on...