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At Carnegie Hall: Jill Bolte Taylor’s TED Talk Plays as a Choral Composition

In July 2018, neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor received an unexpected email from Brad and Doug Balliett, the renowned twin orchestral composers. They proposed making Taylor’s life and work the focus of a new choral composition, thus providing perhaps the strangest-ever answer to the age-old question, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?”

Jill Lees Rejoins IUPD as New Chief

Bloomington frequently has a pull on former residents, and Jill Lees, recently named Indiana University Police Department chief of police, is no exception. She’s returning to the city 25 years after graduating from the IU Police Academy.

Blue Heron: For Tools, Designs, and a Gallery of Woodcrafts

On the city’s north side, in an area that has sprung to life with the development of the Bloomington Trades District, is where you’ll find Blue Heron. It’s a place where wood artisans come to buy supplies, take classes, and sell their work.

Dov-Ber Kerler: 
Yiddish Scholar

Dov-Ber Kerler relishes Yiddish. “It’s a very different language,” says the Indiana University professor of Jewish studies and Germanic studies. “It’s the only other Jewish language that rose to such prominence to be able to rival Hebrew.”

Wedding Guide

Bloom’s 13th Annual Wedding Guide

Each of the four couples featured here found ways to express their individuality even as they upheld the wedding traditions of their communities and families. We hope their creativity can help you find ways to express yourself on your special day.

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Big Boy’s Moving Offers ‘An Opportunity to Serve’

With a company motto of “Moving you with an attitude of gratitude” and the stipulation that employees do volunteer work such as collecting and moving furniture donated to St. Vincent de Paul, Antonio Jackson says it’s clear Big Boy’s Moving is meant to be a vehicle for community service.

B-town’s Liz Watson in D.C. Heading Progressive Center

Bloomington native Liz Watson, who fell short of unseating Rep. Trey Hollingsworth in Indiana’s Ninth District in 2018, may not be in Congress but she is in Washington, D.C. Watson is serving as the new executive director for the Congressional Progressive Caucus Center (CPCC).

Blue Heron: For Tools, Designs, and a Gallery of Woodcrafts

On the city’s north side, in an area that has sprung to life with the development of the Bloomington Trades District, is where you’ll find Blue Heron. It’s a place where wood artisans come to buy supplies, take classes, and sell their work.

The Art of the Home [COVER] [Photo Gallery]

The transformation of a house into a home is a bit akin to magic. These four homes—two new structures built in established neighborhoods and two historic homes—celebrate that magic and showcase the art of the home.

For Runner Olivia Ballew Life is All About Routine

Local marathoner Olivia Ballew is a busy person. In November she ran a 2:43:13 marathon at the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, qualifying her for next year’s Olympic trials that will determine the 2020 U.S. Olympic marathon team. On top of her training, Ballew, 29, is a Ph.D. candidate in genome, cellular, and developmental biology at Indiana University.

Steve Dawson: Engineer & Artist

A pivotal moment in Steve Dawson’s creative journey came in a workshop taught by Indianapolis painter C.W. Mundy. “I had told C.W. I was there because I wanted to be an artist,” Dawson explains. “I painted all that week, and at the end, C.W. pulled me aside and said, ‘Stop saying you want to be an artist; you are an artist. You don’t need any more classes. You just need to get out there and do it.’”

Wedding Guide

Bloom’s 13th Annual Wedding Guide

Each of the four couples featured here found ways to express their individuality even as they upheld the wedding traditions of their communities and families. We hope their creativity can help you find ways to express yourself on your special day.

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