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
1270 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.

  • From: WFIU
  • Updated: Jul 24, 2018
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74 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: Sep 13, 2019
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33 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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933 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 14, 2021
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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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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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247 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: Jul 16, 2021
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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

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An hour-long program of classic jazz, presenting the second of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special gue...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 2
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, presenting the first of a two-part program exploring the life and music of Thelonious Monk, with special guest...

Bought by South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio and KGLT


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 2
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring musical tributes to the so-called “Black Metropolis,” including Duke Ellington’s “Harlem,” Roy Eldr...

Bought by Radio New Zealand, 90.5 WSNC, WUCF, and WCPN


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 4
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, exploring a collection of influential jazz material know as "The Birth of the Cool" recorded by a circle of mu...

Bought by Radio New Zealand


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An hourlong program of classic jazz, highlighting end-period performances from Bill Evans, Billie Holiday, and others.

Bought by KPIP-LP, KAZU Seaside, Calif., WPTC, and South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, celebrating Father's Day with an exploration of father-and-son teams, featuring music from Von and Chico Free...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WNMU-FM, WESM 91.3 FM, Radio New Zealand and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:02
  • Purchases: 15
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An hourlong program of jazz for the fall season from Nat King Cole, Kenny Dorham, John Coltrane, Duke Ellington with Frank Sinatra, Sonny Rollins, ...

Bought by Northeast Indiana Public Radio, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, Northeast Indiana Public Radio, WJFF, WVAS and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 19
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An hour-long program featuring performances of songs with lyrics by author Langston Hughes, including recordings by Nina Simone, June Christy, Jame...

Bought by WNMU-FM, KVNF, WCPN, WMOT, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 11
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An hour-long program of classic jazz, featuring the recordings of Mary Osborne, a pioneer for women jazz instrumentalists. Celebrate Women's Histo...

Bought by Prairie Public, WMOT, Red River Radio Network (E. Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas/Mississippi), WJSU, 90.5 WSNC and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Perfect for the Fourth of July or other celebratory national holidays! “Freedom Jazz!” offers an hour-long, uniquely jazzy tribute to the spirit o...

Bought by WABE, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, Troy Public Radio, WNMU-FM, WUFT and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2017
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 27