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Fruitcake and Ugly Sweaters

12/10/2018
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In this episode ... Jen and Jeremy discuss their favorite presents of all time ... Jeremy talks with Arjia Rinpoche, diretor of the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, about the Center's 40th anniversary celebration ... We hear from Bloomingtonians about the best and weirdest Christmas presents they've gotten ... and we give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week (during which Jen can't stop laughing hysterically).

Duration:00:41:41

Dreidel Dreidel Dreidel! (The Hanukkah Episode)

12/3/2018
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In this episode ... we tell the story of Hanukkah and explain why Hanukkah is NOT the Jewish Christmas ... Jeremy talks with Kim Carballo, founder and director of Reimagining Opera for Kids, about the upcoming production of the one-act opera Amahl and the Night Visitors ... we hear from some of Bloomington's Jews about their favorite Hanukkah traditions ... and we give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week.

Duration:00:39:38

Krampus!

11/26/2018
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In this episode ... We discuss the naming of the fish on the dome ... Jeremy and Jen talk with Kel McBride, head beast wrangler and chief organizer of the Krampus Rampage & Bazaar ... We hear from locals about why they support local businesses ... and we give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week.

Duration:00:37:19

Gobble Gobble! (The Thanksgiving Episode)

11/19/2018
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In this episode ... Jen and her kids, Judah and Maya, get tested on their knowledge of Thanksgiving trivia ... Jeremy talks with IU professor Joel Wong about why being thankful is so important ... We hear from Bloomingtonians about what they're thankful for ... and we give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week!

Duration:00:35:10

Tattoo You!

11/12/2018
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Jeremy and guest host Noah Stoffman talk about the Bloomington Community Song ... Jeremy talks with local tattoo artist Chris McVillain about tattoo culture in Bloomington ... We hear from Bloomingtonians about their favorite tattoos and the stories behind them ... and, of course, we give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week!

Duration:00:39:24

Btown Makers

11/5/2018
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Jen talks with Talia Halliday, owner of Gather and organizer of the Bloomington Handmade Market ... We hear from Bloomingtonians about what they make ... and, of course, we give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week!

Duration:00:36:46

Death & Candy!

10/29/2018
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In this episode: Jeremy & Jen talk talk about their favorite candy ... Jeremy talks with Kel McBride, aka The Lively Death Lady, about the "Before I Die Festival"... We hear from Bloomingtonians about their favorite Halloween costumes ... plus a special bonus segment! And we give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week!

Duration:00:47:26

BOO! (The Halloween Episode)

10/22/2018
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In this terrifying episode ... Jeremy talks with Steve Ross, co-founder of the Walk the Talk speaker series, about overcoming fear ... We hear from Bloomingtonians about what scares them ... and we give you the lowdown on all the spooky stuff going on this week!

Duration:00:47:39

Scootergeddon!

10/15/2018
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In this episode ... Jeremy & Jen break down the local scooter situation ... Jeremy talks to a dog cognition expert about what makes dogs so special ... we hear more about scooters from a cross-section of Bloomingtonians ... and of course we provide the lowdown on what's happening in town this week.

Duration:00:37:30

Herald Times columnist Adria Nasim on living with disabilities

10/8/2018
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In this episode, Jen talks with Adria Nassim, a columnist for The Herald Times who writes about living with a disability, we introduce a new segment, Out & About in Btown, where Jen catches up with Congressional candidate Liz Watson, and, of course, we give the lowdown on what's going on in Bloomington this week.

Duration:00:46:06

Women Empowered

10/1/2018
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In this episode: Per usual, Jen & Jeremy give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week (see the calendar below for details) Jen interviews Rachel Perfetti, co-founder of the Be Golden Women's Empowerment Conference A special, female-focused edition of The Btown Lowdown Showdown!

Duration:00:43:01

Lotus!

9/24/2018
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Duration:00:40:40

Master of Illusion (Sept. 17-23)

9/16/2018
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Duration:00:42:58

All Hail Aslan!

9/10/2018
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Jen and Jeremy give the lowdown on what's going on in Bloomington the week of Sept. 10. Jeremy talks with Jenny McKnight, director of the Cardinal Stage production of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. Two contestants compete for Bloomington/IU trivia supremacy on The Btown Lowdown Showdown!

Duration:00:37:21

Women Rock!

9/3/2018
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Jen & Jeremy give the lowdown on what's happening around town the week of Sept. 3. Jen talks with Alexi King and Rachel Glago about the Midway Music Festival. We introduce a new segment: The Btown Lowdown Showdown!

Duration:00:33:36

Crowning a Btown comedy king/queen

8/27/2018
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Jeremy and Jen give the lowdown on what's going on around town this week ... Jeremy talks with the finalists of the Bloomington Comedy Festival ... and we take a trip in the Way Back Machine all the way to 1889!

Duration:00:45:15

Pridefest 2018!

8/19/2018
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Jeremy and Jen talk about what's going on the week of Aug. 19 in Bloomington; Jeremy talks with Janae Cummings, chair of Bloomington Pride, about Pridefest 2018, and Jeremy and Jen take a trip in the Way Back Machine all the way to 1881 to see what was going on in town all those years ago.

Duration:00:30:50

Welcome to The Btown Lowdown!

8/5/2018
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Welcome to the Btown Lowdown, a podcast about life and culture in Bloomington, IN! Each episode features a rundown of the coolest events happening that week, plus interviews with people associated with those events and with Bloomingtonians doing fascinating and noteworthy things. We also power up the way back machine and take a look at what was going on in Btown 100+ years ago.

Duration:00:07:15