The Best Of 2010, Part 2

This week we'll conclude our two-part look at the best stories heard on Artworks in 2010.

glennie

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Dame Evelyn Glennie is the world’s first full-time solo percussionist.

This week on Artworks, We’ll conclude our two-part retrospective of the best stories, features, and interviews heard on Artworks in 2010.

You’ll hear conversations with a variety of musicians from members of the Canadian Brass, to ambient musician Jeff Pearce, and world-renown percussionist Evelyn Glennie.

Then step inside the doors of Indiana University’s African American Arts Institute, and visit with two visual artists whose works blur the borders of gender and dominance.

And we’ll highlight a sculpture at the heart of the IU-Bloomington campus.

Stories On This Episode

Evelyn Glennie: Listening To The Future Of Classical Music

Evelyn Glennie

Evelyn Glennie has been the queen of the percussion world for years. She shows no sign of stopping now.

Honing A Heritage With The African American Arts Institute

African American Dance Company

The African American Arts Institute, located just off the Arts Quad on the IU campus, has been bringing music and dance to Bloomington for over 30 years.

Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show: Guy With A Pearl Earring

guy with the pearl earring

The work titled "Girl With A Pearl Earring" is showing at the Kinsey Institute's 5th annual Jurried Art Show.

Jeff Pearce: Inspired By Indiana’s Changing Seasons

Jeff Pearse

Indiana ambient musician Jeff Pearce plays the Chapman Stick to evoke Indiana’s four distinct seasons. His music is often heard on WFIU's Hearts of Space.

The Birth Of Venus: A Long Labor Of Love

Showalter Fountain

Since 1961, Robert Laurent’s Birth of Venus fountain has been the centerpiece of Showalter Plaza, the artistic core of Indiana University’s Bloomington campus.

Canadian Brass Celebrates Forty Years

Few chamber groups can boast the accomplishments of the Canadian Brass. Even after forty years, the group isn't showing any signs of stopping.

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