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Journey Indiana

Episode 503

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Lotus flower

Austin Davis reads "Lotus & Depression," "Lotus & Another Day," "Lotus & Holidaze," and "Lotus..."

Lotus flower

Ashby turned the harp into a swinging and dynamic instrument for jazz.

Judy At Carnegie Hall

In the last installment of three episodes celebrating Judy Garland’s 100th birthday, we take a closer look at her final years in the 1950s and 60s, and her many comebacks on record and on stage, including her award-winning concert at Carnegie Hall.

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Part two of PorchLight's survey of the career of Bob Dylan.

Field in Letcher County, KY

There's a meadow in eastern Kentucky where people sometimes hunt mushrooms, get married, attend a music festival. Something that's not happening? There's no prison getting built. This week, Judah Schept tells us why that prison was a close call.

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Dorm room

Steve Henn reads his poems "Columbia, Misery," "Poem for the Mother of My Children," and "Dissociation."

Portrait of Sophia, Princess Palatine by Gerrit van Honthorst, 1641

The gardens at Herrenhausen Palace, commissioned in 1683 by Sophia of Hanover, rivaled those at Versailles. This week on Harmonia, we’ll hear favorite music of Sophia of Hanover and her daughter Sophia Charlotte. . . Plus, our featured release is The Lion of Nobility with The Orlando Consort.

Portrait of Sophia, Princess Palatine by Gerrit van Honthorst, 1641

We explore the King Of Swing Mr. Benny Goodman, and the many singers who front his big band, including Helen Forrest, Peggy Lee, and Billie Holiday.

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There are no guarantees in life. But when there are no guarantees of life and that awareness is shared globally and simultaneously, it does tend to get your attention. Being a survivor may seem with a simple choice, but with it comes the challenge of facing what you’re now left with.

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Portrait of composer Alexander Agricola

This week on Harmonia, we’ll explore secular song and quirky instrumental music of the fifteenth-century Flemish composer Alexander Agricola. Plus, music from our featured release, “Johannes Ockeghem: Complete Songs, Volume 1,” performed by Blue Heron.

Bronislava Volkova

Bronislava Volkova reads "Dawn spreads its transparent fingers," "It is time," "Human love sails forth," "I love the quiet," "Once upon a Time," "I have arrived," and "To be caught up in a briar-patch can suddenly become."

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We wish a happy 100th birthday to the 1940s Capitol Records diva Kay Starr, by exploring some of her jazz and swing recordings, like “Them There Eyes” and “It’s A Good Day.”

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After more than a year sequestered by the pandemic, we're back with a deep appreciation and a broadened perspective. Visits from Pops Staples, Marcel Proust, and Burt Lancaster.

How to Survive the Future Ep2 Art

This week, the first two episodes of How to Survive the Future, a podcast about today, from the perspective of tomorrow. But first, a frog in a bedroom leads to a bit of climate panic.

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Stories from around Indiana...coming to you from the League Stadium in Dubois County.

Stories from around Indiana...coming to you from the Grissom Air Museum in Miami county.

chiaroscuro detail from the painting The Matchmaker

Chiaroscuro is a technique in visual art that tells vivid stories through sharp contrasts of light and dark. This week on Harmonia, we’ll uncover moments of darkness and light with instruments and voice. Our featured release is Soundscape: Leonardo Da Vinci, by Capella de la Torre.

1922 Sheet Music

100 Years Ago, the Great American Songbook was still in its infancy. This week, we’ll turn back the clock 100 years to explore songs written that year that continued to resonate in the decades that followed, including "Chicago," "Lovesick Blues," and "Stairway To Paradise."

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A tribute to the most thoroughly American artist this country has ever produced.

Ileana Haberman

This week on Inner States, we talk with artist Ileana Haberman about embroidery, queerness, and mental health. Plus, IU Cinema Director Alicia Kozma on drive-in movie theaters.

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Detail of the painting Four Seasons in One Head by Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Stylus fantasticus - the very words bring wild, swirling, colorful images leaping into the imagination! This week on Harmonia, we’ll explore this expressive, experimental, new music of the seventeenth century. Plus, we’ll feature work of seventeenth century composer-violinist David Petersen. Join us!

Corn on the cob

Joe Betz reads "Knuckle Up," "Against the Wind," and "Sweet Corn."

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