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WBOI Presents: The Folktale of “Happiness As Muse”

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Sara Fiedelholtz

This holiday episode of WBOI Presents comes from a partnership with Sara Fiedelholtz, Host of & Good Company. She invited WBOI’s own Julia Meek to perform a live Folktale as part of her Happiness Definitions exhibit.

We’ll dive into the origin and a behind the scenes listen of the Folktales program. After that, Julia Meek, Sean Michael Hoffman, and Ellen Coplin present the live Folktale of “Happiness as Muse,” recorded at the Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery at the Allen County Public Library.

Special thanks to Sara Fiedelholtz and her team for providing the audio for this program. Our music is by Mark Waldick, Noah Campodonico, Kurt Roembke, and Hope Arthur, with live music provided for this show by Sean Michael Hoffman and Ellen Coplin. Our web producer is Loyal Vandenburg. Our production assistants are Monica Blankenship, Meihkai Bowers, Steve Mullaney, Kyle Norbeck, Diahmynd Thomas, Mikaela Veltum, and Sydney Wagner. This episode was edited for broadcast by Steve Mullaney.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.