This week on Artworks:
Mike Hater, owner of Mainland Ukes in Nashville, Indiana talks about how he’s managing to keep up with demand as the ukulele craze seems to be spreading to all corners of the globe.
Also on the program,
Yael Ksander details an exhibition of Iranian wartime posters tied to IU’s Themester “Making War: Making Peace.”
George Walker will speak with conductor David Bowden about his upcoming English language performance of Bach’s St. John Passion.
And Rachel Lyon visits the Wylie House Museum where history is literally right under your feet.
Stories On This Episode
By Yaël Ksander - Nov 15, 2011
The Iranian posters on view at the IU Art Museum reveal how "a democratic revolution was Islamized through a wide range of discursive and visual tools."
By Annie Corrigan - Nov 15, 2011
If you keep your ears open for it, for will hear ukuleles in music of all genres these days. It has also become a popular instrument for amateurs to pick up.
By George Walker - Nov 17, 2011
A drama thoughtfully translated from 18th century Germany to 21st century Indiana.
By Rachel Lyon - Jul 12, 2011
The toothbrush is a hint at the Wylie's private lives, while the shards of china are glimmers of a more public existence.