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Arts Interchange – All That Glisters: Cardinal Stage’s All-Female Merchant of Venice


“Which is the merchant here, and which is the Jew?” Portia asks as she begins her performance as Antonio’s lawyer (and as a man) in opposition to Shylock’s suit for a pound of flesh. This is the soul of the play. What difference: usury or finance? What difference: Christian or Jew? How are we trapped in the ways in which …

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Activate! – Bloomington Community Band


In this week’s Activate! trombone player Gary Wiggins discusses the award-winning Bloomington Community Band. The band not only gives musicians an opportunity to play their instruments and to share their love of music with a variety of audiences, including community events like the 4th of July parade, and senior citizen residences. LINKS Bloomington Community Band Hoosier Hills Dixieland Band Blooming …

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Daily Local News – October 24, 2016

10/24/2016 Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson continues to face criticism for suggesting widespread voter fraud has taken place in Indiana; Members of the Monroe County Redevelopment Commission work through details of a contract with Richland Bean Blossom Community School Corporation for STEM programming; The Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department has announced they will begin their annual winterization preparation at more than …

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Interchange – Selling Ignorance: Part Two of the Way of Neoliberalism


We don’t know. In fact we can’t know. That’s a core tenet of the neoliberal project, which puts faith in markets instead of people. Tonight we’re speaking with Philip Mirowski, historian and philosopher of economic thought at the University of Notre Dame, and author of Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste and Machine Dreams, about how the neoliberal …

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Daily Local News – October 25, 2016

10/25/16 Employees of the Town of Ellettsville will see an increase in their health insurance premiums for 2017; Mayor John Hamilton has appointed an Advisory Committee to study and make recommendations to improve the city’s proposal to modernize solid waste and recycling collection services provided the City’s Sanitation Divisions; A local group that has worked to prevent Syrian refugees from moving to Bloomington is hosting …

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Bill Breeden, Candidate for District 46 Indiana House of Representatives

Bill Breeden rose to national fame in the mid-1980s. He was the only person ever to serve jail time in connection with the Iran-Contra scandal. Breeden’s crime — was stealing a street sign in the tiny Indiana town of Odon, a sign named after former national security advisor John Poindexter. Breeden announced he was holding the sign for a $30 …

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Bring It On! October 24, 2016

William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak with Eric Deggans, NPR’s first full-time TV critic. They discuss the final Presidential debate, Mr. Deggans’ visionary book “Race-Baiter,” as well as exploring his extensive journalistic and cable news experience. PART ONE William Hosea and Cornelius Wright speak with Eric Deggans, NPR’s first full-time TV critic. They discuss the final Presidential debate, Mr. Deggans’ …

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Kite Line: October 21, 2016 – The Bomani Episode

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The Bomani Episode This week, we focus on a topic that is close to many of us on the outside: the story and struggle of political prisoner and Ohio death row inmate Bomani Shakur (known to the state as Keith Lamar). We begin our episode with an update on Marius Mason, news from the Kinross Correctional Facility, Holman Prison, and …

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Hola Bloomington – October 21, 2016

Los locutores Maria Auxi Viloria y Carlos Bakota entrevistan a Christian Medina, uno de los ganadores del premio Lider Latino presentado por la Comission de Asuntos Hispanos y Latinos. Tambien es uno de los fundadores del Cardboard House Press in Bloomington, IN. El nos habla de su tiempo en Bloomington y de su trabajo con Cardboard House Press. Nos cuenta …

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Hola Bloomington – October 14, 2016

On today’s program Israel Herrera and Javier Leon, the Director of the Latin American Music Center speak with members of the Afro Peruvian group form the Latin American Music Center. They discuss the history of the group and how long the individuals have been with the group. They share with us their musical interests and differences despite being in the …

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