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January 21, 2016

 

Host of WFIU's

Jazz Crossroads of America: Road to Stardust

Host of WFIU's "Night Lights," David Brent Johnson explores the story behind Bloomington's Hoagy Carmichael friendship with famed trumpeter Bix Beiderbecke.

January 21, 2016

 

Tom Roznowski explores the lasting impact of moments captured from the turn of the 20th century in the latest installment of the Memory Chain series.

Prepare to Meet

Tom Roznowski explores the lasting impact of moments captured from the turn of the 20th century in the latest installment of the Memory Chain series.

November 19, 2015

 

After being born and raised in Solsberry, local historian Larry Shute began a lifelong modeling project to preserve the history and heyday of his beloved town.

Modeling Historical Solsberry

After being born and raised in Solsberry, local historian Larry Shute began a lifelong modeling project to preserve the history and heyday of his beloved town.

November 19, 2015

 

In 2015, the IU Art Museum acquired an infrared camera, OSIRIS, an indispensable conservation tool that allows a painting's

The OSIRIS Camera

In 2015, the IU Art Museum acquired an infrared camera, OSIRIS, an indispensable conservation tool that allows a painting's "underdrawing" to become visible.

October 29, 2015

 

Founded in 1870, Irvington gained popularity as an intellectual and artistic haven as home to celebrated Butler College.  Today, the legacy continues.

Irvington Historical Society

Founded in 1870, Irvington gained popularity as an intellectual and artistic haven as home to celebrated Butler College. Today, the legacy continues.

October 29, 2015

 

For 13 years, the annual Irvington Ghost Tours have introduced visitors to the surprising neighborhood history, featuring H. H. Holmes, Dillinger, and more!

Irvington Ghost Tours

For 13 years, the annual Irvington Ghost Tours have introduced visitors to the surprising neighborhood history, featuring H. H. Holmes, Dillinger, and more!

October 29, 2015

 

Founded in 1927, the Irvington Halloween Festival is the longest-running Halloween festival in the US, featuring window painting, pumpkin carving, and a parade.

Irvington Halloween Festival

Founded in 1927, the Irvington Halloween Festival is the longest-running Halloween festival in the US, featuring window painting, pumpkin carving, and a parade.

October 1, 2015

 

Prior to achieving statehood in 1816, 90% of Indiana was covered in virgin forest, providing a supportive natural environment for both plants and animals.

Bees in the Trees

Prior to achieving statehood in 1816, 90% of Indiana was covered in virgin forest, providing a supportive natural environment for both plants and animals.

October 1, 2015

 

Established in 1873 by German immigrant Christopher Schnabel, the National Library Bindery of Indiana is the oldest manufacturing company in Indianapolis.

National Library Bindery

Established in 1873 by German immigrant Christopher Schnabel, the National Library Bindery of Indiana is the oldest manufacturing company in Indianapolis.

September 4, 2015

 

Located on the former Ball family estate, Minnetrista's 40-acre campus features gardens and walking trails open to public, including free concerts and events.

Minnetrista

Located on the former Ball family estate, Minnetrista's 40-acre campus features gardens and walking trails open to public, including free concerts and events.

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