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Archive for January 2011

January 1, 2011

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Iannis Xenakis: WFIU’s Featured Contemporary Composer

WFIU's featured contemporary composer for January is Iannis Xenakis.

January 1, 2011

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Edmund Cord: WFIU’s January Artist of the Month

WFIU presents Edmund Cord, featured performer for the month of January.

January 6, 2011

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Jubilant Sykes Sings Copland And Spirituals

Aaron Copland's "Old American Songs" gets a new recording.

January 6, 2011

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The 4th Annual Dance Extravaganza: Playing With A Full Deck

Flat footing, clogging, step dancing and a performance by new Feet Queens Rapper Sword Team.

January 9, 2011

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“8: The Mormon Proposition” Reveals Man Behind The Curtain

The most impactful voice in Reed Cowan's film comes in the form of insider documents from the Mormon Church outlining its decade-long anti-gay campaign.

January 11, 2011

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Pride Film Festival: Which Movies Will Make The Cut

In its 8th year, Bloomington's Pride Film Festival will bring 23 LGBTQ-themed movies to the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. But who decides which movies make the cut?

January 12, 2011

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On The Sash-And-Gown Circuit With Miss Indiana

“We don’t want a beauty queen,” one official insists. “That’s not what we’re about. We stay involved because we see young women’s lives changed and enhanced."

January 13, 2011

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‘Contemporary Masters’ Reinvisions Master Works

"Lewitzky's dance style is demanding, but I love it. 'Satie Suite' is the most challenging dance I’ve had to learn—ever—in my entire life."

January 17, 2011

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‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ Opera

What happens when a Harvard-trained composer and a New York violinist/lyricist/poet create the world's first sitcom opera?

January 18, 2011

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‘Bloomington’ Flaunts Its Indiana Connections

It will be a homecoming of sorts when Fernanda Cardoso visits Bloomington for a screening of her film 'Bloomington' at the Pride Film Festival.

January 19, 2011

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And Yet The Object Persists: Contemporary Showcase At SoFA

Just when you thought contemporary art was all about digital media and installation, three shows concede the persistence of the objet d'art.

January 20, 2011

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Cleveland Orchestra Makes IU Auditorium Appearance

Cleveland Orchestra concertmaster William Preucil calls Richard Strauss "a great story teller."

January 21, 2011

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Movie Review: ‘8: The Mormon Proposition’

Even minor factual errors become problematic in a film that purports to reveal 'the truth' behind Proposition 8.

January 21, 2011

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The Joy Of Music: It’s All In Your Brain (Chemistry)

Recent studies at McGill University give evidence that we are biologically programmed to listen to music.

January 24, 2011

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In The Limelight For January 24, 2011: National Arts News

A quick look at what's going on in national arts news.

January 24, 2011

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Kissing Frogs

"Kissing Frogs" is the title, but there's not an amphibian in sight!

January 25, 2011

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‘Riot Acts’ Celebrates Transgender Musical Expression

Madsen Minax combines his love of music with his love of film making in the new transfabulous rockumentary 'Riot Acts.'

January 26, 2011

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Putting The ‘Art’ Into The Art Of Chocolate

This is the first year The Art of Chocolate has included a juried art show and online auction. Thirty-four local artists have contributed their works.

January 26, 2011

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To See Life Steadily And See It Whole: Picturing The News

From Dorothea Lange’s "Migrant Mother" to the hooded captive at Abu Ghraib, Cookman traces the photojournalist's desire to effect a change for good.

January 27, 2011

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In The Limelight For January 27, 2011: Local Arts News

A quick look at what's going on in local arts news.

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