David Simon, Limestone Symposium, Warding Off The Evil Eye

This week on Artworks, an interview with David Simon, creator or HBO's "The Wire," and a trip to the Indiana Limestone Symposium and the Mathers Museum.

This week on Artworks, an interview with David Simon, creator or HBO’s “The Wire.”  We’ll also take a trip to the Indiana Limestone Symposium to see how a little stone becomes a work of art in South-Central Indiana. And finally we’ll get in touch with our superstitiuos side at a new exhibit at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures.

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The Wire’s David Simon: From Baltimore To The Big Easy

The Wire's David Simon:  From Baltimore To The Big Easy

How Baltimore-based writer and producer David Simon turned his 12 years on the crime beat of a daily newspaper into the critically-acclaimed series The Wire.

From Ground to Skyline: Limestone’s Storied Legacy

A 300 million year old material has made its way from the quarries of south central Indiana to the nation’s most significant landmarks.

Warding Off the Evil Eye at the Mathers Museum

Warding Off the Evil Eye at the Mathers Museum

An exhibit at the Mathers Museum displays objects from different cultures that are believed to protect the user or owner from harm and to promote good luck.

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