Bloomington Handmade Market, Butler’s Big Dance, Wylie House

This week we'll get local with our handmade arts and crafts, a writing professor gets wrapped up in the March Madness, and the Wylie House grows history.

This week on Artworks:

Butler University’s return to the NCAA Final Four comes just in time for the release of a new book by a Butler Creative Writing professor. Susan Neville will speak with David Brent Johnson about how she got caught up in the fury of March Madness.

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An opportunity to go straight to the source for your next alternative craft purchase in Bloomington. Yaël Ksander talks with the people behind the Bloomington Handmade Market, which will be held this Saturday.

And we’ll take a trip the Wylie House, where history is alive and well.

Stories On This Episode

Upcycle, Hark Back: Bloomington Handmade Market

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The alternative crafts scene breathes new life into traditional materials and techniques, while renegotiating the contemporary commercial transaction.

Butler Basketball And The Big Dance Of Life

Butlers Big Dance

As the Butler men's basketball team makes a return trip to the NCAA Final Four this weekend, a new book takes a look back at last year's remarkable run.

In The Limelight For March 29, 2011: Local Arts News

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A look at what's in the limelight this week in local arts news.

Award Winner ‘Miles Away’ Takes A Cue From ‘The Hustler’

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"I love the movie 'The Hustler.' I just began to wonder what it would be like if the pool shark were a girl."

The Wylie House Garden: Curating A Living History

Upon first glance, the Wylie House looks like any other antebellum house museum. But it's the museum's heirloom garden that draws seekers of living history.

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