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Current person in role: Jar Turner (2015-present)

Standing Room Only – Embargos, Music, and Culture: Cuba in Focus

On April 23, CUBAmistad held a panel discussion in Bloomington featuring Frank Marshalek, Geography PhD candidate on Economic Developments, Marysol Quevedo, Musicologist on Cultural Changes, and Cathy McGuire of WILPF. The conversation touches on the history of the embargo, along with music and culture within Cuba.

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Books Unbound – “Exploring with Robert McAlmon, Part Three”

Robert McAlmon was a ubiquitous presence among the “Lost Generation” of American expatriate writers during the 1920s and ’30s in Paris. Bisexual, he entered into a marriage of appearances with the heiress and lesbian writer Bryher. With her father’s great wealth, he started a press that published the early work of many of the most famous Modernists—and paid bar tabs …

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Women in Media: Facing Inequality

Do those things that terrify you. Say yes to your audience. Be a good person. That was all advice that a panel of media professionals gave to aspiring journalists late last month. The discussion occurred on the last day of class in J200, the Indiana University School of Journalism’s introductory course on writing and reporting. The four panelists were all …

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Daily Local News – May 18, 2015

County officials say they are confident that a recent sediment spill into Richland Creek has been remediated; The rural Southern Indiana town of French Lick, population 1,800, is expecting 40,000 plus visitors this week for the Senior PGA Championship; U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly of Indiana has publicly speculated there could be a connection between the HIV outbreak plaguing Scott County …

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Firehouse Sessions – Jesse Lacy & Hilary Scott

New Board

Jesse Lacy returns to the WFHB studio, this time he is joined by Hilary Scott, winner of the Folk/Americana Album Of The Year from The National Traditional Country Music Association. SONGS 1. Pack of Dogs 2. Calls from Springfield 3. Like I Did

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Brown County Day – Kade Puckett

Kade Puckett joins us as part of our Spring Fund Drive special Brown County Day, performing live from the Pine Room Tavern in Nashville, IN!

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Brown County Day – CPR

CPR joins us as part of our Spring Fund Drive special Brown County Day, performing live from the Pine Room Tavern in Nashville, IN!

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Brown County Day – Bartlett Foster Dutton

Bartlett Foster Dutton joins us as part of our Spring Fund Drive special Brown County Day, performing live from the Pine Room Tavern in Nashville, IN!

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Decades-Old Document Lists Bloomington Properties Suspected of PCB Contamination

For decades, a group of chemical compounds called PCBs have caused massive problems in Bloomington. Although there has been relatively little public discussion about the contaminants in the past decade, a citizen group called Healthy Monroe County has recently reignited the issue. That has caused some in the community to call for more information about the current status of PCB …

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Books Unbound – Exploring with Robert McAlmon, Part Two

“Exploring with Robert McAlmon” is a three-episode series of fiction and poetry by one of the lesser-known Modernists. McAlmon has been called a leading “spokesman of the post-war nihilistic pessimism of the Lost Generation.” He was publisher and hard-drinking companion of many of the major Modernists writing in English, including James Joyce, William Carlos Williams, H.D., Gertrude Stein, and Ernest Hemingway. …

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