The Weekly Special concluded its production in fall 2018; the page below is an archive.
WTIU continues its exploration of the Hoosier state with a new series, Journey Indiana.
As Tuberculosis raged across Indianapolis, a group of African American women joined together to demand better healthcare and education for their community.
Willy Palomo, a son of two immigrants from El Salvador, has taken his experiences and brought them to the stage, sparking dialog through spoken word and poetry.
Bloomington's Prism Youth Community is an inclusive social group for youth celebrating all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
Formed in 2016, Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty craft classic country influences with exceptional songwriting to create a unique Americana sound.
Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty performs "Animal," an original composition from their debut album, From Men to Beasts, released in 2018.
Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty performs "Cry Baby Blues," an original composition from their debut album, From Men to Beasts, released in 2018.
Inspired by roots rock, The Elect performs "Running," featured on their album, "Greeting," with Grammy nominated Producer Paul Mayhern.
Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.
During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen of the 618th and 619th Bomb Squadrons trained at Atterbury Airfield where they fought for freedom at home and abroad.
In 1967, David Baker helped start the IU Jazz Studies program, one of the first in the nation; today, the program is considered one of the best in the world.
After discovering the saxophone at the age of 9, Bryan Thompson gained a reputation as a musical prodigy. Today, the recognition continues nationwide.
Jazz Saxophonist Bryan Thompson, a Trailblazer award winner and Indiana University graduate, performs "Snow in July."
Jazz Saxophonist Bryan Thompson, a Trailblazer award winner and Indiana University graduate, performs "Intimacy."