Meet Me in the Gallery opens The IU Health Goshen Entertainment Series

Due to the continued generosity of IU Health Goshen, Meet Me in the Gallery opens the 2016 IU Health Goshen Entertainment Series on Friday, February 5th . The event, from 5:30 to 9:00pm, features the Annual Scholastic Art Awards on exhibit, as well as music by The Dean's List Jazz Quintet. WVPE is committed to the communities we serve in Northern Indiana and Southwestern Michigan, to provide programming and events that inform, entertain and inspire. Over the last five years, IU Health Goshen ...
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Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

'Egyptian Jon Stewart' Bassem Youssef Will Now Satirize U.S. Democracy: Bassem Youssef created what became the most popular TV show in Egypt's history, but the government had the show cancelled, and Youssef fled Egypt.

One of the Vatican's most prominent critics, who pushed for greater protections for children and harsher punishments for pedophile priests, has taken a leave of absence from the pope's advisory commission on clerical sex abuse.

Limericks

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Game of Thrones may have killed off many major characters, but the manipulative, scheming Queen Cersei is still standing. She's played by Lena Headey, who we've invited to play a game called "You win and you die."

Since The Game of Thrones doesn't sound particularly fun to play, we'll ask three questions about even worse games.

Prediction

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

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North Korea has announced it will be firing a rocket into orbit next week — moving up a launch originally planned for later this month.

Pyongyang told the U.N. International Maritime organization the launch will be held between Feb. 7 and 14, NPR's Elise Hu reports. It had previously been scheduled for sometime between Feb. 8 and 25.

Israel made a decision last week that supporters are calling game-changing. Men and women will be allowed to worship together at the holiest place where Jews can legally pray. This could lead to other changes in Israel.

Batya Kallus, who helped negotiate the deal that led to the government decision, is jubilant.

"This is groundbreaking," she says. "We've reconceived what the Western Wall includes."

This Week In Sports: Super Bowl Talk

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U.S. To Amp Up NATO Presence Against Russia

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A Conversation with Indiana's New Poet Laureate

Morning Edition host Michael Linville speaks with Shari Wagner, the new poet laureate of Indiana - who also shares her poem, " The Lerner Theater 1953 Elkhart ".
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