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David Miller, Hoosier Short Play Showcase, Ashley Hope Pérez

This week we here from Jazz Fables founder David Miller, the Theater of the People's short plays, and author Ashley Hope Pérez.

This week on Artworks:

Bringing jazz music to the stage is a more than a one man job. We’ll hear from jazz musician and promoter David Miller whose work in Bloomington has spawned some of the cornerstones of the local jazz scene.

Also on the program,

An author writes the books her students want to read. Ashley Hope Perez speaks with Adam Schwartz about her novel, What Can’t Wait.

And the Theatre of the People collects an evening’s worth of short plays.

That’s all just ahead on Artworks.

Stories On This Episode

The Jazz Maker: David Miller

There's plenty of live jazz in Bloomington, Indiana on any given night. And if you're in the audience, there's a good chance one local musician is either playing or promoting that music you're hearing. That figure is trumpeter and veteran of the local Bloomington jazz scene, David Miller. Miller spoke with WFIU's David Brent Johnson about his experiences since coming to Bloomington in the mid-1960s.

The Hoosier Short-Play Showcase

Theatre of the People has found a niche and plans to expand it into an opportunity!

IU Student Writes A ‘Gateway Drug’ Novel

IU doctoral student Ashley Hope Pérez wrote the book that her students couldn't find: her soon to be published novel What Can't Wait.

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