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Josephine McRobbie

Born and raised in southeast Australia, Josephine moved to Bloomington in 1996. She graduated from Indiana University in 2007 with a B.A. in Journalism and Sociology. She is currently WFIU's broadcast assistant and arts reporter.

Recent Posts by Josephine McRobbie

July 20, 2010

 

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Girls Rock Indianapolis Summer Camp Trades Campfires For Chords

40 young women from Indianapolis will have a whole new bag of skills to show off to their classmates this fall – as graduates of a rock and roll summer camp.

May 5, 2010

 

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Local Musicians Present “Next Best Thing” Lady Gaga Tribute Show

Not everyone is a fan of glossy pop music. But Lady Gaga is special – why else would a group of Bloomington punk musicians choose to put on a Gaga tribute show?

March 25, 2010

 

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Boxcar Books Fundraiser Doubles As “Rock ‘N’ Roll Prom”

Boxcar Books and the Pages to Prisoners Project present the 6th Rock N Roll Prom benefit, featuring cover bands, a photo booth, and rather lenient dress code.

February 23, 2010

 

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MOSAIC Film Festival Aims To Educate And Entertain

The 3rd annual MOSAIC Film Festival addresses issues of poverty, homelessness, and disability through a variety of short films for adults and children.

February 9, 2010

 

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Comedian Maria Bamford Visits Bloomington

One of the stars of "The Comedians of Comedy" comes to town, outfitted with an arsenal of surreal vignettes and wicked impersonations.

January 26, 2010

 

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2010 PRIDE Film Festival Highlights Rural LGBTQ Life

Since 2004, thousands have converged annually in Bloomington for the PRIDE Film Festival, a celebration and exploration of the LGBTQ community.

January 5, 2010

 

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Decoding The Dude: Academics Tackle “The Big Lebowski” In New Book

Two dozen accomplished professors analyze one very foul-mouthed slacker cult film, come back with a book.

December 3, 2009

 

Welcome To Amateur Hour: The Democratizing World Of Karaoke Bars

WFIU’s Josephine McRobbie visited a local karaoke night to find out just what makes this form of entertainment so ubiquitous.

November 23, 2009

 

R. LeRoy Bannerman’s 1963 Historical Docudrama: ‘Tears of Rain’

Two weeks after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, IU Professor R. LeRoy Bannerman wrote and produced "Tears of Rain."

October 26, 2009

 

Jookabox Releases New Album, Inspires Art Show

Indianapolis-based musician David Adamson was inspired by urban plight, zombies, and the battle between good and evil while writing his latest record.

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