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Local Live – 800 lb. Gorilla


800 lb. Gorilla rips it up in the Local Live studio with their funky party rock.

1. What is it I Know
2. Terrace House
3. Snitty
4. Doldrums

Hosted and mixed by Jar
Engineered by Jim Lang & Dan Withered
Produced by Erin Toby
Executive Producer is Jim Manion

Interchange – Measured by Mistakes: The Reality and Representation of Policing

Tonight’s program seeks to shine a light first on what’s been called the “militarization” of police across the country due to something like a federal “give away” program where state and local forces are made the beneficiaries of excess military production (the “1033 Program”). We’ll also try to detach that reality from the “on the ground” aspects of being a police officer in a community. And finally, I’ll ask our guests to answer one question: Which should we want, officers of the law or officers of the peace?

Our guests are Monroe County Sheriff James Kennedy who has held that elected office since 2007, and Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Greg Jeffers whose research focuses on police-citizen interactions and resident’s perceptions of the police.

Of Related Interest:
Interchange – Policing Race in America: Ferguson, Missouri

Bring it On Guests Discuss NAACP Suggestions for Encounters with the Police

Bring It On! – August 18, 2014

Producer & Host: Doug Storm
Board Engineer: Jonathan Richardson with assistance from Carissa Barrett
Executive Producer: Alycin Bektesh

Ferguson Protests Extend to Bloomington

As protests continued in Ferguson, Missouri, this weekend, Bloomington saw its own rally against police violence. WFHB Assistant News Director Joe Crawford was on the scene Saturday afternoon. He brings us this report.

Activate! – Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Long time volunteers Carl Darnell and Erikka Vaughn talk about the rewards of mentoring students and building a learning community at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, here in Bloomington on the corner of 7th and Rogers. Also, more volunteer opportunities to work as a tutor or mentor with Monroe County students from the Volunteer Network.

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Girls Inc Afterschool Volunteers
Youth Programs and Tutoring at the Rise
BBBS School Bigs

Local Live Remote – Drekka


Local Live on WFHB brings us to The Bishop for our monthly remote broadcast with an exclusive performance from Drekka.

1) Abby
2) Optigan
3) Revelation
4) Piano (interlude)
5) Phosphorescent
6) Pact

Originally broadcast on August 8, 2014.

Local Live Remote – Vollmar


Local Live on WFHB brings us to The Bishop for our monthly remote broadcast with an exclusive performance from Vollmar.

1. Open Window 2. Simple Tune 3. The Light Was Awfully Fast 4. Abby 5. Ice Cube in the River 6. The Only One 7. Hope in Your Eyes? 8. Nana 9. I Want to See You Again 10. Beside the Sea (Beside the Sea extended)

Originally broadcast on August 6, 2014

Interchange – Policing Race in America: Ferguson, Missouri

On tonight’s program, Policing Race in America, we discuss the way racial minorities are denigrated and devalued through institutional violence using the August 9 police murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri as an example that is all too common in the U.S.

Darren Wilson, the officer who killed Brown, is a resident of Crestwood, MO which is 94% White and under 2% Black, working in a Ferguson Police department (whose racial makeup is actually nearly that of the suburb of Crestwood) which polices a community that is 67% Black and 29% White (according to Wikipedia).

Joining host Doug Storm for this discussion are Jeannine Bell, an expert on police behavior and hate crime at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and Valerie Grim, professor and chair of the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies.

Host & Producer: Doug Storm
Board Engineer: Jonathan Richardson
Executive Producer: Alycin Bektesh

Amigo Fields will be WFHB’s special guest for Saturday’s Child September 13th!

Local group Amigo Fields will bring their unique blend of English and Spanish Americana music to Saturday’s Child at 11 a.m. Sept. 13, in the Monroe County History Center.

Activate! – PACE at Bloomington High School South: Ronald Arruejo

Ronald Arruejo, a Be More Volunteer Award nominee for his work with the PACE (Panthers Achieving Credits and Enrichment) program at Bloomington High School South, talks about the rewards of working with high school students and seeing them figure out that with hard work they can learn anything and everything they need. Also, more volunteer opportunities to work with children and in education from the Volunteer Network.

Bloomington High School South
CASA Volunteers
Adult Basic Education & ESL Tutors
Vital Math Tutors


Available in September at Lotus Festival and as our Fall Fund Drive premium in early October. You can reserve an advance copy during our August Lotus Drive.

LOTUS LIVE ON WFHB VOLUME 4 tracklist 1. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba (Mali) Jama Ko
2. Leyla McCalla (U.S) Mesi Bondye
3. De Temps Antan (Canada – Quebec) Mepriseuse de Garcons
4. Christine Salem (Réunion Island) Finale
5. DakhaBrakha (Ukraine) Sho Z-pod Duba
6. Noura Mint Seymali (Mauritania) El Barm
7. Pacific Curls (New Zealand) Islands Are Sinking
8. Frigg (Scandinavia) Polkka V
9. David Wax Museum (U.S.) La Guacamaya
10. Nass Marrakech (Morocco) Yo Mala

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