WFIU

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WFIU Public Media has been broadcasting from the Bloomington campus of Indiana University since October, 1950. The station is a charter member of the National Public Radio network, and along with 90 other stations, it carried the premiere broadcast of NPR's in-depth news program, All Things Considered, on May 3, 1971. WFIU now broadcasts classical music, jazz, and news and information 24 hours a day. WFIU can be heard throughout Southern and Central Indiana: * 103.7 FM | Bloomington * 100.7 FM | Columbus * 101.7 FM | French Lick/West Baden * 98.9 FM | Greensburg * 106.1 FM | Kokomo * 95.1 FM | Terre Haute and on WFIU2 * 101.9 FM | Bloomington * and online at wfiu.org. Our mission: We inspire, inform, and involve. Our values and activities are born of the purposes and hopes of Indiana University and of our listeners. For us, this work is a public trust.

Series

Caption: A Moment of Science
1665 Pieces

A Moment of Science presents scientific information clearly, concisely, and with good humor. In just two minutes, you'll get the scientific story behind some of the simplest and most curious phenomena from everyday life. A Moment of Science is now FREE! Contact LuAnn Johnson at WFIU for access to mp3 files. lujohnso at indiana dot edu

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 06, 2023
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114 Pieces

Afterglow is a weekly, one-hour program of vocal jazz and popular song from the Great American Songbook, hosted by Mark Chilla.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Nov 07, 2023
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40 Pieces

Enjoy these special editions of Afterglow -- a one-hour program of vocal jazz and American popular song. They are perfect for holidays and special programming. Check it out!

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Oct 03, 2019
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435 Pieces

ClassicalWorks is an evergreen, file-based classical music service from WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana. Produced and hosted by WFIU's music director Aaron Cain and drawing upon the station's collection of more than 70,000 pieces of classical music, ClassicalWorks is available from 10 pm through 10 am Eastern Time, 7 days a week. Hours may be time-shifted to fit other dayparts if needed – please contact WFIU for assistance if your station would like to air ClassicalWorks files outside of the 10 pm – 10 am Eastern Time window.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 01, 2022
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3 Pieces

Extra materials for ClassicalWorks---an evergreen, file-based classical music service from WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Nov 01, 2018
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0 Pieces

Crash Course in Islam debunks common myths about the Islamic faith in brief, informational segments.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 02, 2009
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185 Pieces

Earth Eats is a weekly, one hour radio program about food and farming. We share the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Feb 02, 2024
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4 Pieces

Enjoy these special editions of Earth Eats, a public radio program delivering the freshest news and recipes inspired by local food and sustainable agriculture.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jan 18, 2017
Caption: Do you want to hear a scary story? The Festival of Ghost Stories is your chance to be spooked while enjoying a crisp fall evening at Bryan Park., Credit: eskimoblood (flickr)
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Bloomington, Indiana's "Festival of Ghost Stories" has been scaring audiences for more three decades. In this series, storytellers share some of their most terrifying tales.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Oct 26, 2010
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1 Piece

Fundraising for Harmonia

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 01, 2019

Latest Pieces

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The Library Bag

  • Added: Feb 15, 2024
  • Length: 01:56:00
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In 1952, bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach formed their own record company in an attempt to assert creative and entrepreneural control o...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2024
  • Length: 58:48
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This week, we celebrate singer and film star Judy Garland. We’ll chronicle her music career and feature many of her recordings from the 1940s to th...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, we pay tribute to singer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte. We’ll explore his expansive recording career, which encompassed folk, calypso...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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From the 1940s to the 1990s, several jazz composers undertook several large-scale orchestral compositions that portrayed the journey of black peopl...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 59:03
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From the 1940s to the 1990s, several jazz composers undertook several large-scale orchestral compositions that portrayed the journey of black peopl...

Bought by High Plains Public Radio, WSLR, KCSM, Morehead State Public Radio, WLRH and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 59:03
  • Purchases: 20
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Most of us, when we encounter a fruit fly, are focused on keeping it out of our food. But what if it was your job to feed fruit flies?

  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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While peanut butter is one of my favorite foods, I can’t say that I have given much thought to the peanut as a crop, or paid any attention to its r...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on Earth Eats, beans and corn and cornbread and bean poetry and planning for the apocalypse of your imagination.

  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 54:00

  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 02:00