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
1494 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 25, 2022
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107 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: Jul 25, 2022
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36 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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1016 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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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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97 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 25, 2022
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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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A profile of the unsung saxophonist Percy France, whose playing displayed what jazz writer Sascha Feinstein called “an irresistible combination of ...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2022
  • Length: 59:01
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Throughout jazz history the harp has rarely been heard as a soloing or primary instrument, but in the 1950s and 60s Dorothy Ashby, a musician out o...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2022
  • Length: 59:01
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In 1970 trumpeter Miles Davis released Bitches Brew, a landmark album that melded jazz, rock, and other elements into a sound that came to be known...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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Dave Brubeck was one of the most influential jazz pianists of the 20th century, and this week we’re exploring his work with singers like Tony Benne...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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In the last of three episodes celebrating Judy Garland’s 100th birthday, we take a closer look at her final years in the 1950s and 60s, and her man...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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In the late 1940s the Savoy label recorded many of the rising stars of bebop, including Dexter Gordon, Bud Powell, Allen Eager, and Fats Navarro. W...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2022
  • Length: 59:01
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Hear the story of gardener-turned-bread-baker, Candace Minster who sells her bread to a kombucha bar in Twelve Points.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2022
  • Length: 54:03
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Anthropological bio-archeologist Keitlyn Alcantara studies pre colonial burial sites to understand indigenous foodways.

  • Added: Jul 12, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on Afterglow, we explore the King Of Swing, Mr. Benny Goodman, and the many singers who front his big band. We’ll hear Goodman with singe...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, we take a look at some of the jazz and swing tunes from the 1950s Capitol Records diva Kay Starr, in honor of her 100th birthday.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2022
  • Length: 59:00