This week on Artworks, Katie Schweighofer, also known by her drag king name Richie. Artworks’ Annie Corrigan will speak with her and two other performers about what it takes to be a drag king.
Also on the program, a conversation with stand-up comedienne Maria Bamford.
Then we’ll take look at a book that focuses on the twilight years of the American writer and humorist better known as Mark Twain.
And George Walker finds out how one recent graduate brought a little prestidigitation to his matriculation.
That’s all just ahead on Artworks.
Stories On This Episode
By Adam Schwartz - Feb 11, 2010
A new biography by ISU Professor Michael Shelden challenges the traditional notion that Mark Twain spent his last years bitter and depressed.
By Josephine McRobbie - Feb 9, 2010
One of the stars of "The Comedians of Comedy" comes to town, outfitted with an arsenal of surreal vignettes and wicked impersonations.
By George Walker - May 10, 2010
Jordan Goldklang, who practices magic as “The Great Jordini,” is a graduate of Indiana University’s Individualized Major Program.
By Annie Corrigan - May 13, 2010
The Gender Studs aren't necessarily pretending to be men, but they do play with gender expectations in drag performances in Bloomington, Indiana.