Architectural Cake Contest & IU Theater’s Jonathan Michaelsen

This week: baking and historic preservation—two good things that, it turns out, go great together and a preview of the Indiana Festival Theater 2013 season.

a cake made in the fashion of a filling station

Photo: WFIU/Yael Ksander

Nancy Hiestand's contest entry, a cake inspired by an historic filling station on Bloomfield Road.

This week on Artwork-

Bakers young and old, novice and seasoned, try their hand at representing historic structures in cake and icing, in the name of fun and historic preservation—two good things that, it turns out, go great together.

And we’ll spend some time getting to know Jonathan Michaelsen, the artistic producing director of the Indiana Festival Theatre, and mark our calendars for the exciting season that awaits us on stage

Stories On This Episode

Finding The Sweet Spot Between Baking And Building

children admiring cakes

The Architectural Cake Contest takes a playful approach to the task of historic preservation, but ends up revealing that architecture is just the icing on top.

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