Malcom Mobutu Smith, Amplifier, Romayne Rubinas Doresy

This week we'll hear how a ceramics artists intermingles disciplines. We'll also catch up with the WIUX Culture Shock music festival, and Theatre of the People.

This week on Artworks:

Annie Corrigan and Michael Kapinus are back with another installment of our local music series Amplifier. This time, it’s the funk group The Budos Band featuring soul singer Charles Bradley. And, a spring tradition on the campus on Indiana University: WIUX’s Culture Shock music festival.

Also on the program,

Ceramic artist Malcolm Mobutu Smith reveals just how thoroughly his roots in hip-hop and graffiti permeate his work in clay.

George Walker speaks with cast members from Theatre of the People’s fairy tale double bill.

And we’ll take a listen to the poetry of Romayne Rubinas Doresy as we continue to celebrate April as National Poetry Month.

Stories On This Episode

Graffiti In The Round: Malcolm M. Smith’s Evolution In Clay

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In Smith's ceramic funhouses, letter forms derived from graffiti conventions explode into volume, and seemingly volumetric elements collapse into flat design.

Amplifier: Davila 666 – Budos Band – WIUX Culture Shock

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Davila 666 gives punks a reason to shout in Spanish. Elder statesman Charles Bradley rocks with Budos Band. A spring tradition is back - WIUX's Culture Shock.

In The Limelight For April 19, 2011: Local Arts News

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A look at what's going on this week in local arts news.

Pinocchio And Little Red

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Project F: Freaky Folklore—original adaptations of Pinocchio and Little Red

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