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“Radical Arts” – The Burroughs Century on Experimental Media, the Wounded Galaxies Festival

The Wounded Galaxies Festival begins in Bloomington on Thursday, October 8th. The four-day festival includes film screenings, musical performances and other events that emphasize what organizers call “the subversive potentials of montage, remixes, appropriations, cutups and rearrangements of all kinds.” Participants include the feminist, fictionalist, and DIY filmmaker Chris Kraus, as well as bassist, composer and improviser James Ilgenfritz, who …

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Books Unbound – American Girls Horror Stories: ‘Darkwater’ by W.E.B. Du Bois

A month of sci-fi, fantasy, gothic, and horror begins with two stories from W.E.B. Du Bois’s 1920 collection Darkwater: Voices from within the Veil. Du Bois (1868–1963) is one of the outstanding figures of American literature in the first half of the 20th century, and a prominent voice on African American issues. Du Bois was also an advocate for feminism, …

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Activate! – Buskirk-Chumley Theater: Donna Cohen

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Donna Cohen shares anecdotes and her experience volunteering at the Buskirk-Chumley theater. Also, three volunteer opportunities available through the Buskirk. LINKS Buskirk-Chumley Theater Buskirk-Chumley Theater Volunteering Cinema Usher Corps Cardinal Stage

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Martha’s House: The Story behind Bloomington’s Longest Running Homeless Shelter

This past June, Martha’s House Incorporated officially dissolved. The organization had run the Martha’s House emergency shelter since 2003. Located on South Rogers in Bloomington, the facility offered forty beds, on a temporary basis, to residents of Monroe, Lawrence and Owen Counties experiencing homelessness. It also provided food, clothing, and personal hygiene products to residents, as well as coaching for …

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Daily Local News – October 5, 2015

The body of 20-year-old Indiana University student Joseph Smedley was found in Griffy Lake on Friday evening; Secretary of State John Kerry will be speaking at Indiana University on October 15th; The Town of Ellettsville is moving ahead with its 2016 budget, a new town hall, and the Heritage Trail project; The Bloomington Animal Shelter is hosting Adopt-A-Dog Month throughout …

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Bring It On! – October 5, 2015

William Hosea and Leila Randle welcome Mark Moore. PART ONE On tonight’s show, William and Leila welcome Mark Moore, president and CEO of IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He joins us to talk about the upcoming hospital move and how trends in healthcare delivery not only affects the Bloomington community but specifically the African American community as well. PART TWO Headline …

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Hola Bloomington – Octubre 2, 2015

Hola Bloomington’s hosts Maria Auxiliadora Viloria and Raquel Anderson interview local Latina women from Bloomington. The guests Sylvia Martinez and Leticia Zapata Gonzalez talk about their unique perspectives as Latinas living in Bloomington. Los locutores de HOLA Bloomington Maria Auxiliadora Viloria y Raquel Anderson hablan con mujeres Latinas de Bloomington. Las invitadas Sylvia Martinez y Leticia Zapata González hablan sobre …

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Voices in the Street – The Fight Against Women’s Rights Continues: Republicans Push Through a Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

On Wednesday, along mostly partisan lines, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to strip Women’s health provider Planned Parenthood of its funding in a stopgap funding bill aimed at keeping federal agencies operating in the fiscal year. Although the bill is expected to fail in the Senate, voices in the street wanted to know what your friends and neighbors think …

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Sophia Travis to be Honored at Women in Government Plaza

The dedication of the Women in Government Plaza at the Monroe County Courthouse is scheduled to take place this Sunday, October 4th, at 1pm. The plaza seeks to honor the life of Sophia Travis, a County Council member, artist, and community activist. It is also designed to honor women who have served in government in general. A non-profit group, the …

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Daily Local News – October 1, 2015

A man and woman were found dead last night in what investigators believe was a murder/suicide on the east side of Bloomington; The dedication of the Women in Government Plaza at the Monroe County Courthouse is scheduled to take place this Sunday, October 4th at 1pm; The Bloomington City Council recommended approving a 72.4 million dollar city budget last night; …

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