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Activate! – Banneker Community Center: Jennifer Perry

In this week’s Activate! Jennifer Perry highlights her work caring for children at the Banneker Community Center which provides essential services for families. Family Events at Banneker Center School Bigs Program Volleyball Referee

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Interchange – Do You Bite Your Thumb At Us, Sir? On Mere Civility

Today, politicians and intellectuals warn that we face a crisis of civility and a veritable war of words polluting our public sphere. In liberal democracies committed to tolerating diversity as well as active, often heated disagreement, the loss of this conversational virtue appears critical. But is civility really a virtue? Or is it, as critics claim, a covert demand for …

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WFHB presents eTown @ BCT April 13 with Damien Jurado and Lera Lynn

Boulder, Colo., February 6, 2017 – eTown, the popular radio variety show broadcast weekly across the country and worldwide, travels to Bloomington, Indiana for a special road show taping at the Buskirk Chumley Theater on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Hosted by radio personalities Nick & Helen Forster, each eTown show features live musical performances by (and ‘up close and personal’ …

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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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Kite Line: March 17, 2017- Woomera: Escaping From an Immigrant Detention Center, Part Three

This week concludes our series on the mass escape from the Woomera immigrant detention center in 2002. Aren Aizura, who helped organize the solidarity camp outside the prison over Easter weekend of that year, tells us more about the aftermath: follow-up organizing with captive refugees, and the Australian government’s push to move the prisons to remote, unreachable islands. Despite these …

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Interchange – Eleanor In Love and Politics

Our opening song is “Sophisticated Lady,” the Duke Ellington jazz standard, performed by Ella Fitzgerald, speaking of disillusionment and loss. There’s plenty of that to around in the life of Eleanor Roosevelt and her circle of family and friends. Our show today is “Eleanor in Love and Politics.” In the first part of the show we’ll be joined by Susan …

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Kite Line: March 10, 2017- Woomera: Escaping From an Immigrant Detention Center, Part Two

In the second episode of our series on the mass escape from the Woomera refugee detention center in Australia, Aren Aizura parses out the stakes of the protest camp, its participants, and the escalation to the breakout.  From there, Aren moves to the escape itself, the emotional meeting between refugees and outside supporters, and the complicated choices they each faced …

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Local Live Remote – Chris Dollar

Set 1: Chris Dollar (guitar, vocals, songwriter), John Bowers (mandolin), Johnny Plott (banjo). Song Titles 1. Unknown 2. Way Downtown 3. The Hoosier River Blues 4. Away, Away 5. Me and My Travelin’ Gal 6. Instrumental 7. Look Up To The Sky 8. On Top Of The World 9. Unknown 10. Unknown Originally Aired 03/08/2017 Local Live Remote Broadcast from …

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WFHB TOP ALBUMS THIS WEEK – 3.7.17

1. Thievery Corporation – The Temple of I & I 2. Rhiannon Giddens – Freedom Highway 3. Aurelio – Darandi 4. Ryan Adams – Prisoner 5. Alison Krauss – Windy City 6. Valerie June – The Order of Time 7. Tinariwen – Elwan 8. Soul Scratch – Pushing Fire 9. Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Front Porch Sessions 10. …

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Interchange – Welles Before Glass: Intimacy and Propaganda in Radio

This is a special 90-minute Interchange focusing on Orson Welles in his less-appreciated role as an innovator in the WWII-era radio feature, a genre of radio mixing fact and drama that is a (largely forgotten and unacknowledged) forerunner of the radio documentary, as we know it now. (Think Ira Glass and This American Life.) We’ll discuss what the radio feature …

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