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06/07/2022 | Episode 102 | 43:30

Craig Pittman's Welcome to Florida: Tarpon Springs Greek culture

Tarpon Springs Greek culture

Our guest today is Panayotis (Paddy) League, Assistant Professor of Musicology and Director of the Center for Music of the Americas at the Florida State University School of Music. He specializes in the traditional music of the Greek islands, and spent part of his boyhood with the Greek community at Tarpon Springs.

The Epiphany. Photo: Visit St. Pete/Clearwater.

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Julie Garisto
07. 06 2022, 04:23:3030
Enjoyed learning stories of the Greek culture in Tarpon Springs, and hearing Paddy's music and insights.

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Craig Pittman is the award-winning author of Oh, Florida!: How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country, The Scent of Scandal, Cat Tale, Manatee Insanity and The State You’re In, and co-author of Paving Paradise. Born in Pensacola, he graduated from Troy State University in Alabama, where his muckraking work for the student paper prompted an agitated dean to label him “the most destructive force on campus.” Since then he has covered a variety of newspaper beats and quite a few natural disasters, including hurricanes, wildfires and the Florida Legislature. 

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