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Interchange – The Evolution of AIDS

Human hands unwittingly unleashed the AIDS epidemic and can now overcome it, if we learn the lessons of the past. This week on Interchange guest host Joan Hawkins welcomes James Kelly of IU’s Media School discuss the evolution of AIDS, from its origins in the equatorial forests of Cameroon to its outbreak in the 1980s to the efforts currently being …

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Activate! – Monroe County United Ministries: Valerie Merriam

Air date: 10/09/2017 Valerie Merriam’s work with the food pantry at Monroe County United Ministries has been nothing short of foundational. Her tenure, efforts, and experience is second to none. Through more than a decade of institutional change, Valerie has been a constant, carrying forward programmatic and institutional knowledge that continues to inform their staff. Her service is almost immeasurable, …

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Activate! – LIFEDesigns: Vonnie Peischl

Air date: 10/02/2017 Initially fueled by her son’s utilization of services, Vonnie Peischl’s long-standing involvement at LIFEDesigns has been instrumental in improving their visibility and development efforts. Vonnie’s perspective as a devoted parent is highly valued – from small committee meetings to representing LIFEDesigns to the general community. Vonnie’s talent for fundraising has produced some of the most successful events …

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Meklit – WFHB Interview Lotus 2017

WFHB’s Adriane Pontecorvo checks in with Meklit Hadero in advance of her 2017 Lotus Festival performances. Lotus Festival Performances: Friday, September 29 @ 7:15pm Buskirk-Chumley Theater Saturday, September 30 @ 9:00pm Picture Gallery/Old National Bank Tent Interview Host: Adriane Pontecorvo Produced and Edited by Jim Manion Songs: “I Want To Sing For Them All”, “Supernova”, “Yerakeh Yeresal” from the Meklit …

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Interchange – The Troublesome Films of Charles Burnett

We’re joined by James Naremore to discuss the cinema of Charles Burnett, who’s been called the nation’s least-known great filmmaker and the country’s most important African-American director. His major works, such as Killer of Sheep, To Sleep with Anger, The Glass Shield, and Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property explore history’s effect on the structure of family. In films about working-class …

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Making Movies – WFHB Interview Lotus 2017

WFHB’s Adriane Pontecorvo checks in with Making Movies front-man Enrique Chi in advance of their 2017 Lotus Festival performances. Lotus 2017 Performances – Ivy Tech Community College Tent on Fourth Street (right in front of WFHB). Friday, September 29 @ 9:00pm Saturday, September 20 @ 7:15pm Interview Host: Adriane Pontecorvo Produced and Edited by Jim Manion Songs: “Brave Enough”, “Locura …

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WFHB LOTUS FESTIVAL 2017 SPECIAL PROGRAMMING

Once again, WFHB Music presents a heavy dose of Lotus-centric programming! WFHB’s Afternoon Music Mix on Thursday (1-5pm), Morning and Afternoon Music Mix on Friday (6-8am, 9-11am, 1-5pm), and a special Lotus mix Noon-2pm on Saturday will feature music exclusively from Lotus 2017 artists. On Friday and Saturday, WFHB’s 2017 Lotus Live sessions will be broadcasting live from Blockhouse Studios. …

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Kite Line- September 22, 2017: Fighting Words

This week, we have two contributions –one closer to home and one many more miles away- but both aim to describe an unfair relationship of power each contributor’s community faces. We first hear an essay from a prisoner in Southern Illinois, followed by a statement sent to us from a member of the community of the Mapuche people in Chile. …

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Activate! – Pantry 279: Cindy Chavez

Air date: 09/25/2017 Cindy Chavez was inspired by her daughters’ concern for a fellow schoolmate who did not have enough food to get through the weekend. They came to her and suggested that they could be a part of the solution. Her first answer was no. How could she take on this task? But after reconsidering, she decided to honor …

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Interchange – In the Name of the Family: The Moral Uses of Welfare

The “father of the modern welfare state” is said to be Lester Frank Ward, an American sociologist who published his major work in the midst of what is called the Gilded Age, 1870-1900 (which incidentally also dovetails with the end of Reconstruction and the inception of Jim Crow Laws). He believed “A sociology which intelligently and scientifically directed the social …

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