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The Btown Lowdown

Dec 24, 2018

In this very merry episode ...

We debut our very first (sure to be a hit) single, "Have Yourself a Very Jewish Christmas" ... We explain why Jews go out for Chinese food on Christmas ... Jen talks with a Salvation Army bell ringer ... local songwriter Suzette Weakley plays an original Christmas song ... and we give you...


Dec 17, 2018

In this episode, we consider why people are tossing Lime and Bird scooters in bodies of water ... we have an amazing interview with the one and only Santa Claus! ... we take a trip in the Way Back Machine to check up on how Bloomingtonians celebrated the holidays in 1887 ... and we give you the lowdown on what's going...


Dec 10, 2018

In this episode ... Jen and Jeremy discuss their favorite presents of all time ... Jeremy talks with Arjia Rinpoche, diretor of the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, about the Center's 40th anniversary celebration ... We hear from Bloomingtonians about the best and weirdest Christmas presents they've gotten...


Dec 3, 2018

In this episode ... we tell the story of Hanukkah and explain why Hanukkah is NOT the Jewish Christmas ... Jeremy talks with Kim Carballo, founder and director of Reimagining Opera for Kids, about the upcoming production of the one-act opera Amahl and the Night Visitors ... we hear from some of Bloomington's Jews about...


Nov 26, 2018

In this episode ... We discuss the naming of the fish on the dome ... Jeremy and Jen talk with Kel McBride, head beast wrangler and chief organizer of the Krampus Rampage & Bazaar ... We hear from locals about why they support local businesses ... and we give you the lowdown on what's going on around town this week.