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Amplifier, A Year With Frog And Toad, Jazz Contemporaries

This week Vivian Girls and The Donkeys on Amplifier, amphibians return the Cardinal Stage Company, and three jazz legends as young performers in the 50s.

This week on Artworks:

Two shows make the cut in today’s edition of Amplifier with Annie Corrigan and Michael Kapinus. Vivian Girls bring their lo-fi surfer rock to Max’ Place and The Donkeys bring their infectious pop music to The Bishop.

Also on the program,

The IU Art Museum closes its doors for some much-needed repairs.

Two lovable amphibians return to Bloomington and the Cardinal Stage Company.

And David Brent Johnson learns of a 50s era jazz bootleg starring three icons that may just make it to CD.


Stories On This Episode

Amplifier: David Vandervelde – Vivian Girls – The Donkeys

David Vandervelde

David Vandervelde revels in old school rock, Vivian Girls prefers lo-fi surfer rock, and The Donkeys make infectious pop tunes.

Restoring The Gleam To The IUAM’s ‘Shining Space’

museumatrium, edit

Renovation of the museum's atrium is being undertaken by a Mooresville firm that has successfully tackled similar projects at the Guggenheim and the Corcoran.

Cardinal Production Features An Old Frog And A New Bird


The Cardinal Stage Company’s original production of A Year With Frog And Toad was such a success that they are bringing it back.

Live From Indiana Avenue, 1957: A Young Jazz Super Group

Night of the Cookers

A tape of a group featuring the young Freddie Hubbard offers a rare chance to hear the world of live jazz in mid-20th century Indianapolis.

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