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John Bailey

John Bailey came to Bloomington in January 2011, bringing with him more than 16 years of experience in public radio as a program director, classical music and news host, membership coordinator, and manager of online initiatives. He is a University of Missouri graduate and a native of the Show-Me State.

Recent Posts by John Bailey

August 12, 2014

 

Harvey Sid Fisher

Found Footage Festival Brings Left-Field Video Center Stage

Two guys from Wisconsin have turned their hobby of curating unintentionally funny videos into a career now spanning more than a decade.

January 15, 2014

 

King of the Kongo

Eric Grayson, “Dr. Film”: Surgeon, Professor, Evangelist

Indianapolis man inhabits a role unique to this area: film collector, preservationist, historian.

December 5, 2013

 

Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart

An Indiana Ballclub, And Town, Look For A Turnaround

The friends behind FOUND Magazine make a documentary about the struggles of Medora's high school basketball team, and the community.

November 22, 2013

 

Michael Nesmith

Michael Nesmith: Not Creation, But Discovery

The roots-music pioneer, passing through Bloomington, opens up about the creative process and what pushes him to continue writing and performing.

November 14, 2013

 

Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay: Not The Usual Standard-Bearer

She brings songs from the Great American Songbook and Weimar cabaret, alongside her originals, to Greencastle Thursday night.

October 22, 2013

 

Frank Tavares

NPR’s Frank Tavares: Always Heard, Seldom Seen

The professor-by-day embraces a second job as a fiction writer, exits the "voice of NPR" spotlight.

September 25, 2013

 

Photo of the Swedish band Väsen.

Lotus 2013 Promises Cure For The Väsen Street Blues

Olov Johansson of the Swedish band "Väsen" speaks about the trio's special connection to Bloomington, where they'll be performing this weekend at Lotus.

July 23, 2013

 

Rennie and Brett Sparks

The Handsome Family Braves The Wilderness

The husband-and-wife duo Brett and Rennie Sparks brings its earthy music to Bloomington.

July 16, 2013

 

Paul Dresser

A Song For Indiana: Terre Haute Remembers Paul Dresser

In Terre Haute, Dresser's family works with ArtSpaces to raise funds for a sculpture to honor the author of Indiana's state song.

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