Forged By Fire, Kodo, Anthony DeCurtis

This week, author and music critic Anthony DeCurtis, taiko new and with Kodo, and playing with fire at Wonderlab.

This week on Artworks:

Yaël Ksander reports from WonderLab, where fire-dancers, glassblowers and metalsmiths are helping spark patrons’ imaginations about the art-science connection.

Also on the program,

George Walker learns from one of the drummers of Kodo how they meld the new with the traditional.

And we’ll reach into the Artworks archives for an interview with author and music critic, Anthony DeCurtis.

Stories On This Episode

Fanning The Flames That Forge Art And Science

Grace MacNeil performs as part of the Kali-Ma Fire Troupe.

WonderLab takes the coldest time of the year to fire up the imagination about the art-science connection. This year, the ignition concept went literal.

Kodo: Children Of The Drum

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Kodo's performances grow out of Japanese traditional arts, but its younger members are challenging the group and its limits.

In The Limelight For February 22, 2011: Local Arts News

Diana Ross

A look at what's in the limelight for the week of February 21 in local arts news.

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