This week on Artworks, Adam Schwartz visits a stage combat class to find out how they keep it safe but realistic. George Walker speaks with author Maya Angelou about her Artsweek visit to Bloomington. And Annie Corrigan begins her multipart series on church musicians.
This week on Artworks, Yaël Ksander speaks with a Bloomington, Indiana artist whose works are currently on exhibit in New York City’s First Street Gallery. George Walker asks legendary singer-songwriter Joan Baez what she’s learned over 50 years of performing. And we’ll meet Daniel Stein, one of the winners of the first ever YouTube Symphony Contest.
This week on Artworks, to celebrate St. Patrick’s day, Davd Wood introduces a group of Irish Dancers in Bloomington with nearly 100 years combined experience. Then, David Brent Johnson talks to jazz musician and professor David Baker about his relationship with David Young, an unsung hero of the 1940s and 50s Indianapolis jazz scene who recently passed away. George Walker learns how the Terre Haute Symphony swings. And we’ll part two of our Church Musicians series takes us to a rehearsal of the children’s choir.
This week on ArtworksYaël Ksander explores the work of Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto currently on display at the IU Art Museum. Also on the program, George Walker learns about the difficulties of Beethoven’s great choral work from conductor David Bowden. Then Peter Noble-Kuchera simplifies the world of new home theater technologies for those of you wondering whether to make the plunge. And Josephine McRobbie speaks with John Darnielle, the man behind indie rock group “The Mountain Goats.”
This week on Artworks, veteran stage and screen actor Tim Hardy talks to WFIU’S Adam Schwartz about his recent two-week residency at IUPUI. WFIU’s George Walker discusses the Jacobs School’s upcoming performance of Frank Loesser’s “Most Happy Fella” with professor Timothy Noble. And in part three of our “Church Musicians” series, WFIU’s Annie Corrigan gets up close and personal with world of church organs from organist, composer and professor, Dr. Edwin Penhorwood.