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WFHB TOP ALBUMS 11.21.17

1. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Soul of a Woman 2. Bootsy Collins – World Wide Funk 3. Curtis Harding – Face Your Fear 4. St. Vincent – Masseduction 5. Dori Freeman – Letters Never Read 6. Nora Jane Stuthers – Champion 7. Eilen Jewell – Down Hearted Blues 8. Ikebe Shakedown – The Way Home 9. Zion Crossroads …

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Interchange – Censorship and Sensibility: Story and First Person Provocation

“Censorship and Sensibility” features local author and film scholar Joan Hawkins in conversation with writer Laurie Stone. Stone was in town to read from her latest book as part of the Player’s Pub Spoken Word series organized by the Writers Guild at Bloomington. A longtime writer for the Village Voice, theater critic for The Nation and critic-at-large on Fresh Air, …

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Activate! – Center for Women’s Ministries: Reova Meredith

Rebroadcast date: 11/27/2017 Original air date: 5/8/2017 Reova Meredith, volunteer founder of the Center for Women’s Ministries, was awarded the Faith-Based Volunteer Award at the Serve Indiana Awards for Excellence on Nov. 9th, 2017 in Indianapolis. The awards, presented by Serve Indiana, are Indiana’s most prestigious annual awards celebrating the accomplishments of dedicated volunteers and service members. Reova Meredith began …

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Firehouse Follies: “BloomRunner 2017” – Sunday, December 2 at 4 PM

The Firehouse Follies are about to take a brief winter siesta, but before that happens we are delighted to present our winter show for 2017, “BloomRunner 2017,” to be held on Sunday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Waldron Whikehart Auditorium. Our musical lineup includes the New Hoosier Broadcasters, the WFHB Gospel Gurlz, and our wonderful house band, the Firehouse Rounders. There will be a special …

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Kite Line- November 17, 2016: Two Weeks Into the Hunger Strike at Wabash Valley

In Wabash Valley, Shaka Shakur is maintaining his hunger strike, demanding an end to guard abuses and the isolation of active prisoners in camera cells. We spoke with his wife, Akili Shakur, who provided context for the struggle undertaken by Shaka and other prisoners, along with background on his imprisonment and the role of guards in targeting prisoners and stoking …

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Activate! – Banneker Community Center: Jennifer Perry

Rebroadcast Date: 11/20/2017 Original Air Date: 03/22/2017 Jennifer Perry has served as a volunteer librarian and program assistant at the Banneker Community Center since June 2014. Her involvement has stretched over 13 programs, always committed to early childhood programming there. Her focus has been to create an inclusive environment in which participants feel they can have positive interactions within their …

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Interchange – Matilda and the Wobblies

From the Ukrainian Pale to Bridgeport, Connecticut. “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” Radicalized by deplorable labor conditions for immigrants in America, Matilda Rabinowitz became one of the only women to organize for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Rabinowitz immigrated to the United States from Ukraine at the age of thirteen. …

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Kite Line- November 10, 2017: 23 Hours In & One Hour Out- The View From Menard

This week, we share the words and experiences of Salomon X, a former prisoner in Illinois. In the first of two episodes with Salomon, he describes poor conditions and exploitation in the Menard prison, site of many recent struggles, and compares it with other facilities. Many of his memories will be recognizable to Hoosiers; elsewhere, he has spoken of prisoners …

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Activate! – Community Volunteer and Consultant: Michael Shermis

Air date: 11/13/2017 If one inquires for the names of people to contact for service or for great advice about service, Michael Shermis’ name will come up. It’s clear from his long track record as a volunteer that he is committed to strengthening the capacity of our nonprofit community. He has a broad reach, from arts to social services, criminal …

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WFHB’s Hoagy Carmichael Birthday Party – Thursday, November 16th

WFHB is throwing a Birthday Party for Hoagy Carmichael and you’re invited – 7pm, Thursday, November 16th at Fountain Square Ballroom, on the south side of the square in downtown Bloomington. A night of Hoagy Carmichael songs, liberally interpreted by Mark Bingham & David Gulyas, and Kid Kazooey’s Hoagy House Band (Danny Deckard, David Gulyas, Nate Johnson, Kid Kazooey, and …

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