Hoosier Raging Grannies, Girls Rock, Cançonier, Jazz in July

This week on Artworks, the Hoosier Raging Grannies, Girls Rock Indianapolis, music of Vlad Dracula, and the Jazz in July hits 20 years.

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Photo: Indiana University

The Jazz in July concert series at the Indiana University Art Museum marks it's 20th year of cool music on a hot summer night.

This week Artworks, we’ll spotlight two groups of female performers from Indiana who are taking their talents to the next level. Yaël Ksander visits with the “seasoned” Hoosier Raging Grannies, and Josephine McRobbie finds out how a new generation is honing their rock-n-roll chops.

Also on the program,

The ensemble Cançonier revives music from the time of Vlad Tsepesh, the infamous historical figure that inspired the myth of Count Dracula.

And David Brent Johnson discovers what keeps the IU Art Museum’s Jazz in July concert series so cool and refreshing after 20 years.

Stories On This Episode

Girls Rock Indianapolis Summer Camp Trades Campfires For Chords

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40 young women from Indianapolis will have a whole new bag of skills to show off to their classmates this fall – as graduates of a rock and roll summer camp.

Ensemble Cançonier: Music From The Time of Vlad Dracula

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A long epic poem, “Story of a Bloodthirsty Madman Called Dracula of Wallachia," informs this contemporary performance.

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