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Standing Room Only: Remembering Osage Ballerinas Marjorie and Maria Tallchief

On November 5, 2015, Violette Verdy, distinguished professor at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and Russell Tallchief, nephew of Native American ballerinas Marjorie and Maria Tallchief, presented a slideshow and discussion remembering the ballerinas as part of Native American Heritage Month events at IU. Born in Oklahoma, each Tallchief sister achieved prominence in the competitive world of ballet. …

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Interchange – The Best of Andy Mahler: A Poet Protecting Mountaintops

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This episode features award-winning poet and author Maurice Manning, a native of Danville, Kentucky. Manning’s work has appeared in The Green Mountains Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, The Sonora Review, and The New Yorker. His collection entitled “Lawrence Booth’s Book of Visions” was the 2001 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. In the …

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Interchange – The Best of Andy Mahler: Annemarie Mahler

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During the month of  July our News Department programming will consist of a “Best Of ” series as we direct and attend our first ever WFHB News Summit.  Our “Best of Interchange” highlights programs by host Andy Mahler, the recipient of the 2009 WFHB Legacy Award. In the first of these programs Andy interviews his mother, the artist Annemarie Mahler. …

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Bloomington’s 2014 Art Project Grants Awarded

The recipients of the City of Bloomington’s 2014 Art Project Grants have been announced. Grants are made available to nonprofit organizations that participate in activities that revolve around the arts. The purpose of these grants are to support and enhance a high level of artistry around the community. Miya Michaelson, Assistant Economic Development Director for the Arts, talks about this …

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Bloomington Arts Project Grant Money Grows

The City of Bloomington Arts Commission has announced that revised guidelines and applications are available for the April Cycle of its 2014 Arts Project Grant Program.Grant amounts have been increased to $1,500 for 2014. The program supported 34 arts projects in 2013. The Commission will hold a drop-in workshop for applicants on Wednesday, March 12 from 4 to 5 p.m. …

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Bloomington Transit Contracts Local Artists To Beautify New Downtown Transit Center

Bloomington Transit announced it has awarded contracts for exterior design and art work for the new Downtown Transit Center, which is currently under construction on Third and Walnut in downtown Bloomington. Local architect Matt Ellenwood was selected for the facility’s exterior benches and bicycle racks. His design was selected as the winning entry from among thirteen entrants in a national …

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