Datebook | WGLT

Datebook

Saturday 8:34AM and Sunday 7:34AM

WGLT's Laura Kennedy highlights a wide variety of events and personalities certain to be of interest to listeners in central Illinois. The program features interviews and behind-the-scenes reports about new art exhibits, music releases and live performances, theater productions, and other community and charity events taking place throughout the listening area.

Sylvia Shults

Paranormal author Sylvia Shults discovered a fascinating history of demons in her latest book.

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A theatrical work combining dance, singing, drumming and a shocking element of history is coming to the stage of Kemp Recital Hall on the Illinois State University campus.  Laura Kennedy talks with the creator of Walking With My Ancestors.  

Sharing The Air We "Breathe"

Oct 12, 2015
Chelsea Castillo Macek

A new photo exhibit strives to demonstrate the great diversity in Galesburg’s immigrant population.

“We have people from all over the world of all ages. We have individuals who have come alone (and) those who have come with their entire family,” said Project Director Chelsea Castillo Macek.

“I think something that is unknown to many is that we have an extremely educated professional immigrant community. We have members who are surgeons, engineers, marketing professionals, teachers, pastors, artists – the diversity on that level, professionally, is also really profound.”

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  Homecoming is more than just bonfires and football games these days.  Laura Kennedy talks with Doris Groves from the ISU Alumni Center about what  Illinois State University's Homecoming has to offer the campus and the community.

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  People of all spiritual beliefs are welcome at the 8th annual Pagan Pride Day at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Bloomington.  Laura Kennedy has more on the GLT Datebook.

Mark Nybakke

Organizer Mark Nybakke talks about the upcoming Bloomington/Normal Zombie Walk, including what pudding and a crossbow have to do with the fundraiser.

David Davis Mansion Foundation

  David Davis is 200! Hear about the party to celebrate Judge Davis, plus how the David Davis Mansion is holding the fort in tough economic times.

  Get a preview of "Noises Off," the new show at Community Players in Bloomington.

 

Artist Brian Simpson talks about the new thing in art collecting:  3x5 artist cards.

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