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Archive for January 2011

January 1, 2011

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Xenakis

Iannis Xenakis: WFIU’s Featured Contemporary Composer

WFIU's featured contemporary composer for January is Iannis Xenakis.

January 1, 2011

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Edmund Cord

Edmund Cord: WFIU’s January Artist of the Month

WFIU presents Edmund Cord, featured performer for the month of January.

January 6, 2011

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Jubilant Sykes

Jubilant Sykes Sings Copland And Spirituals

Aaron Copland's "Old American Songs" gets a new recording.

January 6, 2011

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The 4th Annual Dance Extravaganza: Playing With A Full Deck

Flat footing, clogging, step dancing and a performance by new Feet Queens Rapper Sword Team.

January 9, 2011

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8: The Mormon Proposition and Director Reed Cowan

“8: The Mormon Proposition” Reveals Man Behind The Curtain

The most impactful voice in Reed Cowan's film comes in the form of insider documents from the Mormon Church outlining its decade-long anti-gay campaign.

January 11, 2011

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Pride Film Festival: Which Movies Will Make The Cut

In its 8th year, Bloomington's Pride Film Festival will bring 23 LGBTQ-themed movies to the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. But who decides which movies make the cut?

January 12, 2011

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Gabrielle Reed models a flapper-style dress she'll wear in Las Vegas.

On The Sash-And-Gown Circuit With Miss Indiana

“We don’t want a beauty queen,” one official insists. “That’s not what we’re about. We stay involved because we see young women’s lives changed and enhanced."

January 13, 2011

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‘Contemporary Masters’ Reinvisions Master Works

"Lewitzky's dance style is demanding, but I love it. 'Satie Suite' is the most challenging dance I’ve had to learn—ever—in my entire life."

January 17, 2011

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In the Alan Brady Show writers' office: IU alumnus Jan Opalach as Mel, David Gordon as Buddy, Cherry Duke as Sally, and James Bobick as Rob

‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ Opera

What happens when a Harvard-trained composer and a New York violinist/lyricist/poet create the world's first sitcom opera?

January 18, 2011

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‘Bloomington’ Flaunts Its Indiana Connections

It will be a homecoming of sorts when Fernanda Cardoso visits Bloomington for a screening of her film 'Bloomington' at the Pride Film Festival.

January 19, 2011

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Jason Lahr, Plexi

And Yet The Object Persists: Contemporary Showcase At SoFA

Just when you thought contemporary art was all about digital media and installation, three shows concede the persistence of the objet d'art.

January 20, 2011

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Franz Welser-Moest with William Preucil

Cleveland Orchestra Makes IU Auditorium Appearance

Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster William Preucil calls Richard Strauss "a great story teller."

January 21, 2011

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Movie Review: ’8: The Mormon Proposition’

Even minor factual errors become problematic in a film that purports to reveal 'the truth' behind Proposition 8.

January 21, 2011

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The Joy Of Music: It’s All In Your Brain (Chemistry)

Recent studies at McGill University give evidence that we are biologically programmed to listen to music.

January 24, 2011

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In The Limelight For January 24, 2011: National Arts News

A quick look at what's going on in national arts news.

January 24, 2011

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Kissing Frogs

"Kissing Frogs" is the title, but there's not an amphibian in sight!

January 25, 2011

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‘Riot Acts’ Celebrates Transgender Musical Expression

Madsen Minax combines his love of music with his love of film making in the new transfabulous rockumentary 'Riot Acts.'

January 26, 2011

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Charcoal Drawing By Dan Alexander and Multi Media Painting By Anna Witte

Putting The ‘Art’ Into The Art Of Chocolate

This is the first year The Art of Chocolate has included a juried art show and online auction. Thirty-four local artists have contributed their works.

January 26, 2011

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Lewis Hine, girl worker in North Carolina cotton mill

To See Life Steadily And See It Whole: Picturing The News

From Dorothea Lange’s "Migrant Mother" to the hooded captive at Abu Ghraib, Cookman traces the photojournalist's desire to effect a change for good.

January 27, 2011

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In The Limelight For January 27, 2011: Local Arts News

A quick look at what's going on in local arts news.

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