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Kite Line- June 23, 2017: Toxic in Texas

This week takes us to Texas, where we hear from Candice Bernd, speaking at the 2nd Fight Toxic Prisons Conference, which took place earlier this month in Denton, Texas. Candice talks about the intersection between environmental activism and the carceral system. In Texas, prisoners are subjected to extreme conditions, and some prisoners have filed a class action lawsuit claiming that …

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Kite Line: June 2, 2017- The Premature Death of Boo Gilkie

June 7th marks the one year anniversary of the death of Clinton Gilkie, and so we devote our June 2nd and June 16th episodes of Kite Line to his story and his memory. Clinton “Boo” Gilkie was held in the Monroe County Jail since he was 16 after a failed robbery using a toy gun. He was set to be …

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Local Live – The Katatonics

The Katatonics are an instrumental surfabiliy band. Despite not being habitual surfers, they enjoy the surf culture and music. They keep their songs short and catchy. You can find their music on their bandcamp https://katatonics.bandcamp.com/ or check out their Facebook page for upcoming shows. 1.) Jug Handle 2.) MK21FIDO 3.) Pressure Wave 4.) Pod 5.) One More Pass 6.) Patagonia …

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Local Live – IMUNURI

IMUNURI define their name and experience as a verb, “to come together as individuals to form a united creative entity.” This creative entity started in Brooklyn and recently moved itself to Bloomington where they found other like-minded musicians to join their endeavor. The music is funky, intense and ultimately danceable. They can typically be found around town battling bands, or …

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Activate! Ellen Jacquart – Monroe County Identify and Reduce Invasive Species

Ellen Jacquart has dedicated her life, professionally and now as a volunteer, to the restoration of natural plant communities in the Midwest. In this week’s Activate! Ellen discusses the groups has created, led, and joined dedicated to the education of the public and of plant retailers. She has taught others for many years about the impacts of invasive plants, as …

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Local Live – Unholy UFO

Unholy UFO returns for another performance in the WFHB studio. Self-described as “lo-fi bedroom pop,” these songs have an abrasive edge and wild spirit. Robert Craven plays guitar and sings, Robbie Sherman provides bass, and Cameron Vanover is on drums. 1. The Walk 2. Kelly’s Saving Grace 3. Drugs for Royalty 4. Analyze 5. I Don’t Believe in Cameras 6. …

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Saturday’s Child – Celtica

WFHB Saturday’s Child welcomed the Brown County group Celtica to the stage for some music from the Irish side of the world, Saturday, April 8, at the Monroe County History Center.

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Local Live – Chelsea Sherman

Chelsea Sherman is a woman of many talents and many projects. She stops by the Firehouse Studios, following a tour with !mindparade that ended early in the a.m., to play a solo set that is ethereal and beautifully haunting. She will be releasing an LP in the near future with her band Ladycop. 1.) Corporate Content Ego Death (Interlude) 2.) …

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Activate! Student Activist Stanley Njuguna

Stanley Njuguna isn’t afraid to make his voice heard. Only a Sophomore, Stanley has made his presence known through his work to push Indiana University to be more responsive to issues related to climate change and to declare itself a Sanctuary Campus. Stanley was also one of the leading organizers of Inaugurate the Revolution, held last January in Bloomington. Listen …

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Kite Line: March 3, 2017- Woomera: Escaping From an Immigrant Detention Center, Part One

In 2002, imprisoned refugees inside Australia’s Woomera immigration prison coordinated with 2500 outside supporters who had pitched camp outside the facility.  Their coordination allowed them to stage a mass breakout.  This is the first of three episodes dedicated to telling this story, from an interview with a participant in the solidarity camp. It’s a vital reminder than in an age …

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