Lotus at 20 is still bringing performers from around the world to our own back yard. And this year, plenty of those performers come from our own back yard.
It's time for Bloomington's yearly dose of world music and arts, and we take you inside the heart of the festival - from volunteers to international stars.
This week on Artworks, Lotus Festival of World Music director Lee Williams talks about some of the more spontaneous events of the festival. Song historian William Studwell gives us his list of top college fight songs. And Bloomington, Indiana turns eyesores into eye candy with the Stop and StART project.
WFIU’s Yael Ksander speaks with Kate Lenkowsky, author of Contemporary Quilt Art: An Introduction and Guide. Lotus Festival Executive Director, Lee Williams gives a sneak peak at Summer Night of Lotus. George Walker introduces two actors form the Crossroads Repertory Theatre’s “Macbeth.” And musician Mark Rice describes his work at the Art Hospital.