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Honoring Vets In Terre Haute, Avi A. Katz, Arts Fair Stories

This week on Artworks - a museum spawned from a basement collection and a sense of honor, Bloomington through the eyes of a graphic artist, and your stories!

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Photo: Anna Schink/WFIU

WFIU Producer Yael Ksander interviews Indiana University student Erin Gill at the Arts Fair On The Square.

This week on Artworks, a Terre Haute businessman is turning his lifelong passion for military history into a museum that celebrates the role of the everyday soldier.  WFIU’s Yael Ksander reports from the Veterans Memorial Museum of Terre Haute, slated to open this November.

Also on the program, an IU historian discovers what may be the oldest gramophone recording in the world. Other Places/Other Worlds means a stay On Gold Pond at the Crossroad Repertory Theater. And locales in Bloomington you might just pass by get a reworking through the eye of a graphic artist.

Stories On This Episode

A Soldier’s Things: Veterans Memorial Museum Of Terre Haute

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A Terre Haute businessman is turning his lifelong passion for military history into a museum that celebrates the role of the regular soldier.

IU Historian Recreates Oldest Gramophone Record From Print

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An Indiana University historian has discovered and restored what might be the oldest gramophone recording in the world, using a technique he developed himself.

Golden Years A Bit Tarnished, But Still Shine At Crossroads

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"...great humor, insight and a recognizable family drama that I think gives hope..." director Dale McFadden

Avi Katz Likes His Cities Messy And His Art Insightful

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When Avi A. Katz moved to Bloomington, Indiana, he sketched the city as a way to get to know it. But you've probably never seen this side of downtown.

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