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Hilltop Theatre Festival

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Afterglow

The Blues Of Joe Williams

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The Poets Weave

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Jazz Jukebox

Jazz is usually thought of as an album format, but once upon a time you could drop a coin into a slot and fill up a bar or restaurant with the sounds of artists such as Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and Horace Silver spinning off a three-minute-long machine-operated platter.

We're kicking off a series of color-themed shows this week with a red-hot playlist!

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Stories from around Indiana...coming to you from Fort Harrison State Park in Lawrence.

Peter Burkholder

Host Aaron Cain speaks with musicologist Peter Burkholder about how the many kinds of musical borrowing can deepen the meaning of music.

Dandelion seeds floating away into the sky.

On this edition of the Poets Weave, Amy Cornell reads "The Birth of Love," "Orgins of origin," and "Dandelion."

Cardinal Out Doors

Cardinal takes us on a story tour of Bloomington outdoors, or from the comfort of home.

Monk and Dizzy at Monterey Jazz Festival 1963

Though it received middling reviews, the 1963 concert series included the festival debuts of Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk, the rollout of Dizzy Gillespie’s “Dizzy For President” campaign, one of jazz legend Jack Teagarden’s last appearances, and a tribute from the Modern Jazz Quartet to Martin Luther King Jr.

This week, the Ether Game Brain Trust is back in the saddle again with a show about classical music and horses

The Genius of Ray Charles

In the 1950s and 60s, Ray Charles left his indelible mark on songs in a variety of genres, including R&B, pop, country... and jazz standards from the Great American Songbook.

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Annie Ross Mulligan

This week, we pay tribute to vocal jazz Annie Ross, who passed away in July at age 89. I’ll chronicle her solo work as well as her time with the groundbreaking jazz group Lambert, Hendricks & Ross.

Cardinal tease

Cardinal's Kate Galvin digs into her memory for a solution from the P hilly Fringe for safe theatre in Bloomington.

Browse this week's playlist of furniture-themed classical music

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Stories from around Indiana...coming to you from McCormick's Creek State Park.

Vivian Halloran

This week on Profiles, Steve Sanders speaks with Indiana University's Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Vivian Halloran, about tradition, inclusion, and the importance of stepping outside of your cultural comfort zone.

Shelves of books.

Amy Cornell reads "The Library of Lost Books," "Transferable Skills for Poets," and "Instructions for telling your left hand from your right."

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the Ether Game Brain Trust presented a quiz this week on masked characters and social distance in classical music. Check out the playlist here.

Big sycamore tree.

On this edition of The Poets Weave, Alex Chambers reads "The Sandhill Cranes," "After the Chicken, Before the Peach," and "Among Deciduous Hardwoods."

Hygge

In celebration of the Christmas spirit, the Ether Game Brain Trust looks back at our Hygge themed Ether Game and presents an extra round of quizzing!

Lost Letters

Letters and their authors live in Jonathan Karpinos and Creighton Irons musical.

2019 into 2020

Before the ball drops, the Ether Game Brain Trust explores some important music news in the year the was!

Field of wheat.

Alex Chambers reads "Dreams of Perennial Wheat" and "Wrought."

Ken Winokur

Host Aaron Cain speaks with musician and composer Ken Winokur about his many musical projects, and how playing a frying pan in the Paris subway led him to create a different kind of orchestra.

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