interview http://nipr.fm en Interview: Arts United's New President Shares Her Long-Term Vision http://nipr.fm/post/interview-arts-uniteds-new-president-shares-her-long-term-vision <p>After an intensive five-month search, <a href="http://www.artsunited.org/">Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne</a> found its new president.</p><p>Their choice: Susan Mendenhall, Arts United director of resource development, who succeeds former longtime leader, Jim Sparrow.</p><p>Earlier this week, WBOI's own Julia Meek invited Susan to the Madge Rothschild Studios to discuss the organization, her new position and the fifty-year vision she inherited.</p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:17:40 +0000 Julia Meek 26013 at http://nipr.fm Interview: Arts United's New President Shares Her Long-Term Vision Interview: Indiana's New Poet Laureate On Expression and Connection Through Verse http://nipr.fm/post/interview-indianas-new-poet-laureate-expression-and-connection-through-verse <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Indiana State Poet Laureate has existed unofficially since 1929, when Emory Aaron Richardson became the first by motion of the Indiana General Assembly.</span></p><p></p><p>The position was finally made official in 2005, with poet laureates serving two-year terms as ambassadors for poetry education and outreach across the state.</p><p>On Monday, the Indiana Arts Commission <a href="http://www.in.gov/arts/2393.htm">announced</a> IPFW English professor, George Kalamaras, would take over the position in 2014.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:39:50 +0000 Julia Meek 25120 at http://nipr.fm Interview: Indiana's New Poet Laureate On Expression and Connection Through Verse Cinema Center's Jonah Crismore on Holiday Films http://nipr.fm/post/cinema-centers-jonah-crismore-holiday-films <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Santa's not the&nbsp;</span><i style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">only</i><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">&nbsp;one making a list &amp; checking it twice this holiday season! <a href="http://cinemacenter.org">Cinema Center</a>'s executive director, Jonah Crismore was invited into the studio to share his insights on both well known and obscure Christmas movies by our own Julia Meek.</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:04:21 +0000 Julia Meek 24455 at http://nipr.fm Cinema Center's Jonah Crismore on Holiday Films Extended Interview: "The Peacemakers" http://nipr.fm/post/extended-interview-peacemakers <div>The International Day of Peace is Saturday, September 20th, and Fort Wayne musicians are commemorating the occasion with a special, Midwest premier of Karl Jenkins' The Peacemakers.</div><div><p>The show includes the Heartland Chamber Chorale, Heartland Festival Chorus and Orchestra, and the Fort Wayne Children's Choir singing the words of some of history's great peace advocates.</p><p></p><p>WBOI's&nbsp;Julia Meek sat down with the Chorale's Maestro, Robert Nance, and soloist, Lori&nbsp;Sandstrom, to find out more about The Peacemakers.</p><p></p></div><div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:33:59 +0000 Julia Meek 20611 at http://nipr.fm Extended Interview: "The Peacemakers"