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Episode 307

Stories from around Indiana...coming to you from the Cardinal Greenway in Muncie.

Amplify: Time Is On Our Side

The IU Theatre's challenge to the western world's theatre canon!

John Wukovits

Host Aaron Cain speaks with historian John Wukovits, author of dozens of books about World War II, including the untold stories of 35 chaplains from the University of Notre Dame.

Colored Pencils

Part two of Afterglow’s exploration of colorful songs from the Great American Songbook, featuring “Little White Lies,” “That Old Black Magic,” and everything in between.

Cardinal Out Doors

Cardinal's Artistic Producing Director remembers a scene from the Fringe Fest in Philly as a solution for the theatre in Bloomington.

Hazel Scott Relaxed Piano Moods

Pianist Hazel Scott was a prodigy who rose to fame in the 1940s, swinging classical compositions, appearing in Hollywood movies, and becoming the first African-American to host a TV show.

Browse our playlist from this week's Ether Game. We quizzed on experimental classical music through history, from the early days of opera to John Cage's prepared piano.

Episode 306

In this episode, we're featuring unique homes from around the Hoosier state.

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Angelina Davydova

Suzannah Evans Comfort speaks with Russian environmental journalist Angelina Davydova about how people in her home country view climate change, and how the rest of the world should view her home country.

Adrianne Embry

On this edition of the Poets Weave, Adrianne Embry reads "I May Have Dreamt of You Last Night," "TT and Oil Sheen," "6 a.m.," and "Same Drugs."

Paul Simon "Still Crazy After All These Years"

Songwriter Paul Simon has been delighting our ears with melodies for over 50 years. This week, we’ll explore jazz interpretations of his songs, sung by Carmen McRae, Kurt Elling, Rachel Caswell, and more.

Harvey G. Cohen

David Brent Johnson speaks with Cultural Historian Harvey G. Cohen, author of Duke Ellington’s America, about how music and cinema are good for more than just entertainment.

Bees

On this edition of the Poets Weave, Adrianne Embry reads "The Danger of My Kin," "The Color Purple," "Freeze Frame," and "The Beekeeper."

A masked player and a masked trombone!

Jazz chair Tom Walsh, with a little help from his mother, lets the jazz voices ring again.

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Vernon Duke immigrated to America as a classical composer, and went on to write such popular hits as "April in Paris" and "I Can Get Started."

Sounds Of Yusef Lateef LP

The first of a two-part centennial tribute to a musician who helped broaden the sound of modern jazz.

This week we celebrated the beginning of Fall with a show about autumnal music

Episode 305

Stories from around Indiana...coming to you from Switchyard Park in Bloomington.

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A zoom evening with the Bloomington Playwrights Project's returning Mentalist

Black Lives  Matter

Seven monologues from Shakespeare's plays reflect the company's insights and concerns.

Jawshing Arthur Liou

Elliot Reichert speaks with digital artist Jawshing Arthur Liou about creating otherworldly experiences that are grounded in reality, and about how making art also involves finding it.

Playing footsie.

On this edition of the Poets Weave, Adrianne Embry reads "After Ari Lennox," "Pretty Things," and "28 Short Lectures on Touch."

The Dark Tree by Steven L. Isoardi

Jazz historian Steven Isoardi joins us for the story of how pianist Horace Tapscott turned down a chance to have a high-profile career and instead became a community-arts activist and leader in late-20th-century Los Angeles.

100th Hills Cast for Childrens' Crusade

Two plays, out of doors, "The Childrens' Crusade" on Oct 1,2 and 3 and "Ghost Tape Number 10" on Oct 8,9 and 10 with an indoor screening of both at the Buskirk Chumley Theatre on Oct 13.

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