Heart of the East End – March 31st, 2022

Josh Gerritsen, Thoughtful Thursday Underwritten by Guild Hall

Josh Gerristen, the co-director and producer of Magnificent Beasts, comes on-air with Gianna Volpe in support of WLIW-FM during the final hours of the Chairman’s Challenge triple-matching all donations made through March 31 to WLIWFM.org up to $50,000. He talks about his mother and partner on the Magnificent Beasts documentary, Tess Gerritsen, plus some of the takeaways from making the film, such as the fact that the animal dubbed the “mini pig” is one that will grow to weigh up to 200 pounds or more. “Magnificent Beasts” premieres on WLIW-21 on March 31 at 10 p.m.


Alex Sarkis, Thursday HOTsounds Underwritten by William RIS Gallery

Local musician Alex Sarkis comes on-air with Gianna Volpe in support of WLIW-FM during the final hours of the Chairman’s Challenge triple-matching all donations made through March 31 to WLIWFM.org up to $50,000. Sarkis premieres a track mixed at his home studio, The Music Den, in a collaboration with photographer and musician, Bryan Downey. The mystery artist will be featured on a future HOTsounds segment on The Heart morning show featuring local musicians like Bart.