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Fiberglass Sculptures, Meisner’s Method, Raymond Leppard

This week, fiberglass attractions, writing in the Midwest, the Meisner legacy, and Raymond Leppard in his own words.

This week on Artworks -

An eighteen-foot tall giraffe and gorillas in a planted median – Mia Partlow discovers the Southern Indiana origins of eye catching attractions.

Also on the program,

We speak with acclaimed conductor Raymond Leppard about his new memoir, Music Made Me.

Then we find out what makes the Midwest such a compelling setting for authors,

And Martha Jacobs discusses her new book focusing on the acting techniques taught by Sanford Meisner.

Stories On This Episode

Gorillas In The Mix: Ned Fleetwood’s Fiberglass Sculptures

an unpainted elephant made out of fiberglass

Ned Fleetwood makes more than twenty different animals out of fiberglass. But lately he’s been feeling a little negative about the future of his business.

Break Away Books: The Literary Memory Of The Midwest

Midwest sky crop

"Writers are tenders of the necropolis—people who take care of the city of the dead."

A Meissner Legacy: A Preview

actor, director, teacher Martha Jacobs with a picture of Meisner

Just like a plumber or any other crafts person you have to have tools.

Music Made Him: Raymond Leppard’s New Memoir

Raymond Leppard in tuxedo conducting from the podium

WFIU’s Adam Schwartz speaks with acclaimed conductor Raymond Leppard about his new memoir, Music Made Me.

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