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Books Unbound – “Short, With a Wicked Tongue and Long Legs,” Episode One: The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, Part One

“Short, With a Wicked Tongue and Long Legs” is a three-part program of short satiric fiction that has “legs” because it stands up to the test of time. This week, The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, His Fortunes and Misfortunes as Told by Himself, an anonymous 16th-century Spanish novella banned by the Inquisition. Lazarillo is a classic of Spanish literature, a subversive comedy about poverty, …

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Firehouse Sessions – Will Johnson

In our studio for a Firehouse Session prior to playing a “Living Room Show” is Will Johnson. Besides making music as a solo artist, Will Johnson is a member Centro-matic and South San Gabriel. He is also a prolific collaborator, playing in such super-groups as the Undertow Orchestra with Mark Eitzel, David Bazan, and the late Vic Chestnutt and the …

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EcoReport – Ellie Sims: Hilltop Garden And Nature Center

In today’s EcoReport feature, IU Campus Beekeeper Ellie Sims discusses the joys and challenges of maintaining bee hives at the Hilltop Garden And Nature Center.

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Daily Local News – November 17, 2014

Indiana college students graduate with more debt than students in most other states; Indiana University is moving forward with President Michael McRobbie’s plan to establish an engineering program on the Bloomington Campus; Off-duty and retired state troopers are now patrolling the Johnson Hardware Building on weekday mornings; Workers at the Monroe County Solid Waste Management District will get 5 percent raises next year; …

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Local Live Remote from Magnetic South – The Cowboys

November’s Local Live Remote Broadcast delves into the dark and mysterious basement of Magnetic South for an exclusive live performance from The Cowboys and Purple 7.

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Local Live Remote from Magnetic South – Purple 7

November’s Local Live Remote Broadcast delves into the dark and mysterious basement of Magnetic South for an exclusive live performance from The Cowboys and Purple 7.

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EcoReport – First Presbyterian Church: Don Hollinger

In today’s EcoReport feature, Don Hollinger from First Presbyterian Church discusses how the Church accomplished a 90% energy cost reduction through the installation of LED lights.

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Firehouse Sessions – Lera Lynn

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This was Lera Lynn’s second visit to the WFHB studios for a Firehouse Session. Lera’s guitarist Rick Lollar joined her for a sublime set of songs from her new album The Avenues. They also played The Bishop Bar while in Bloomington. SONGS 1. “I’m Your Fool” 2. “Coming Down” 3. “Refrained” Hosted by Jim Manion Engineered by Jim Lang Produced …

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Local Live – Tyler Damon

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Solo percussion artist Tyler Damon joins our Local Live series to create a spectacular aural narrative for our airwaves. TYLER DAMON (b. 1987, Cincinnati, OH USA) is a Bloomington, IN-based artist whose work aims to reveal obscured and untold narratives via drums/percussion & free improvisation in solo and collaborative endeavors. He is currently involved in duo exhibitions with bassists Keith Jost (Bloomington) and …

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Firehouse Sessions – Ed Kabotie

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Ed Kabotie joins us for an exclusive Firehouse Session! Ed Kabotie traveled to Bloomington, Indiana in honor of Native American Heritage Month this past November. He is from the Hopi village of Shungopavi in northern Arizona, and the Tewa village of Khap’o Owinge – Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. Kabotie’s music incorporates important messages including the protection of the environment …

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