Datebook: Pagan Pride Day10/03/15
People of all spiritual beliefs are welcome at the 8th annual Pagan Pride Day in Normal. Laura Kennedy has more on the GLT Datebook.
GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/2/15
You'll get a preview of various arts-related events happening this weekend. Laura Kennedy talks with the director of the August Wilson play "Fences"...
Illinois Flash Index Dips Slightly During September
The Flash Index of the Illinois economy dropped half a point in September to 106.0. That’s the lowest level for the Index in 14 months. University of...
GLT's Talkin' Blues: Bob Corritore
As one of the top blues harmonica players in the world, Chicago area native Bob Corritore travels the world playing the music he learned to love as a...
Grow: Weeping Cherry Is Something To Cry About
Brandy in Normal is distraught over her weeping cherry -- there's a strange sap seeping from the trunk! Does that spell disaster? Grow host Patrick...
IL Wins $42 million Charter Schools Grant
Illinois has won a federal grant to open scores of new charter schools. As IPR Education Desk reporter Dusty Rhodes reports, it’s worth more than $42...
A Journey To See Pope Francis
Pope Francis' historic visit to Philadelphia this past weekend drew more than a million people. Among them was WGLT's Judy Valente, who accompanied a...
IL Stiffs State Fair Vendors
The Illinois State Fair ended in August. But many who worked there are still owed money. The event is a celebration of agriculture and more. But this...
GLT's Sound Ideas: 10/1/15
Accompany central Illinois Catholics on a pilgrimage to see Pope Francis. Your tour guide is GLT’s Judy Valente. Former town of Normal government...
'My Father's Knee' Highlights The American Dream
A documentary filmmaker reflects on his roots as an anchor baby and his father's dream that education brings opportunity in the film, "My Father's Knee...
Nobel Prize Winner: Iran Deal Makes Sense
The main focus of a visit to Bloomington/Normal by Nobel Prize Winner Mohammed ElBaradei surrounds the idea of "Preventing a Nuclear Nightmare." He won...
Bloomington Aldermen Decide How To Decide Cuts
If the early look at Bloomington Aldermen is a guide, outsourcing golf courses and recovering costs from the downtown police hireback program for high...
Ebola Volunteer Details 'Incredibly Difficult' Work
One of the key figures in the fight to control last year's African ebola outbreak says it was unbelievably exhausting and difficult work. Ella Stryker,...
GLT's Sound Ideas: 9/30/15
City of Bloomington Communication Manager Nora Dukowitz talks about the new “myBloomington” app. It allows users to report problems they may see around...
City Of Bloomington Has An App For That
People concerned with an unmowed lawn, a clogged street drain, or even broken windows in Bloomington have a new place to get problems addressed. Yes,...
Alice In Wonderland Turns 150
This year marks the 150th anniversary of one of the most influential children's books of all time, Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland....
GLT Jazz Next: Mardra & Reggie Thomas
The husband-wife team of Mardra and Reggie Thomas is a jazz dynamo. Mardra is a vocalist with a theatrical background. Reggie is a pianist and...
Sound Ideas, 9/29/2015
Host Willis Kern talks with Bloomington Mayor Tari Renner about the final report from the city’s budget task force. IPR’s Tony Arnold and Amanda Vinicky...
Heartbreak Drives "Fences"
A Pulitzer Prize winning drama set on the cusp of the civil rights movement opens Friday night at Illinois State University's Westoff Theatre. The show...
First Show Of Season Last Year For ISO Music Director
The new season of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra kicks off this weekend with a focus on Russians. And it will be the last one with Music Director...
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