Give Now  »

Jim Richter – Mandolin For The Rest Of Us

This week on Artworks we'll hear Zeppelin and Hendrix on the mandolin and experience the nightmare of losing a loved one through the lens of a horror novel.

Mandolin player Jim Richter

This week on Artworks we talk with Jim Richter. Jim is a rock and blues mandolin player and the founder of the Jim Richter Mandolin Camp for the Rest of Us.  He’ll talk to us about a 15 year gap in his playing, the myth of the “perpetual beginner,” and how to play Jimi Hendrix on the mandolin.

Also in the program we’ll hear how author Christopher Coake‘s personal experience with survivor guilt shows up in his debut horror novel, You Came Back. And Mia Partlow tells us how an art professor image of chandeliers wound up at the 2012 Olympic Games.

Stories On This Episode

IU Professor Has Print Displayed In Olympic Art Exhibition

Bernstein’s print will be in an international exhibition called the Creative Cities Collection at the Barbican Centre in London.

The Horror Of Carrying On: Coake’s Modern Gothic Debut

Christopher Coake's debut novel "You Came Back" is a bona fide ghost story channeled through the experience of grief.

Stay Connected

What is RSS? RSS makes it possible to subscribe to a website's updates instead of visiting it by delivering new posts to your RSS reader automatically. Choose to receive some or all of the updates from Artworks:

Support For Indiana Public Media Comes From

About Artworks

Search Artworks

WFIU Arts is on Twitter