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Culture, food, gardening and more. Interviews, reviews and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana

Culture, food, gardening and more. Interviews, reviews and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana
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Bloomington, IN

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NPR

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Culture, food, gardening and more. Interviews, reviews and features from WFIU Public Media from Indiana

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@wfiuarts

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English

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1229 E. 7th St. Bloomington, IN 47405 (812) 855-1357


Episodes

Nothing Says Freedom Like Marks On A Wall: Cairo Street Art

12/6/2011
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There was no street art in Cairo before January 25th. But afterwards, "they painted tree-trunks, they painted cars, they painted furniture in public."

Duration: 00:08:01


A Home Of Her Own: Reclaiming ‘A Latter-Day Frontier’

11/1/2011
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Nancy Hiller and Kendall Reeves' A Home of Her Own is an anthology of radical tales of female reinvention, disguised as a coffee table book for decorators.

Duration: 00:07:31


A Life Like This: Sallyann Murphey’s Bean Blossom Dreams

10/11/2011
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Sallyann Murphey might be a Londoner by birth, but her writing about Brown County is part of the legacy of American transcendentalists like Thoreau and Emerson.

Duration: 00:01:55


Amplifier: Lotus World Music & Arts Festival

9/20/2011
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The 18th annual Lotus World Music Arts Festival will feature performances by 26 groups, including the Creole Choir Of Cuba, Dikanda and the Orchid Ensemble.

Duration: 00:09:09


A Mesmerizing Effect: ‘Woven Treasures’ At The Waldron

9/20/2011
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"Each one of these carpets has the effect of calming me. I just love to look at them. I'm sort of mesmerized by them."

Duration: 00:04:33


Celebrating The Maker Spirit At The Indy Mini Maker Faire

9/13/2011
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The most inventive art, craft, and technology of the present will be on display at the Indy Mini Maker Faire.

Duration: 00:05:01


Spoken Word Stage Adds New Wrinkle To Fourth Street Fest

8/30/2011
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Will the crowd at the Fourth Street Festival be interested in slowing down, pulling up a chair and taking a listen to the performers at the Spoken Word Stage?

Duration: 00:06:51


My Reconstructed Life: To Be Young And Rich In Bedford, 1908

8/24/2011
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The view through Mary Lemon's eyes is a privileged perspective of Bedford in its heyday, a time when it was known as the Limestone Capital of the World.

Duration: 00:07:23


Break Away Books: The Literary Memory Of The Midwest

8/16/2011
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"Writers are tenders of the necropolis—people who take care of the city of the dead."

Duration: 00:04:42


Tig Notaro: Stand-Up Comedy Rock Star

8/9/2011
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Tig Notaro is the only comedian signed by the indie music label Secretly Canadian, and she loves being part of the scene. She will be performing in Bloomington to celebrate the release of her first album on the label, "Good One."

Duration: 00:04:01


Square Dance Caller Michael Ismerio Do-Sa-Dos With Tradition

8/8/2011
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Michael Ismerio has dedicated his life to the mastery of old time music.

Duration: 00:04:11


The Happy Benefits To Writing Their Lives

8/2/2011
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"You see this incredible blossoming in these young women, as writers and as girls who are really thoughtful, and who have something to say about the world."

Duration: 00:04:55


Abby Gitlitz And The Great Glass Pumpkin Patch

7/26/2011
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Duration: 00:04:18


Wylie House: A ‘Slice Of Life’ Lived Long Ago

7/12/2011
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Many of the artifacts provide clues as to how the Wileys lived. If the toothbrush is a hint at their private lives, some of the more beautiful pieces on display are glimmers of a more public existence.

Duration: 00:05:18


Wonder In The Details: A Stroll Down The Limestone Trail

7/5/2011
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How is the campus limestone tour like mushroom hunting? Once you “get your eyes on,” previously camouflaged details start to pop out everywhere.

Duration: 00:07:46