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Big Freedia, Angelo Pizzo, Limestone Tour I, Lotus 2011

This week bounce artist Big Freedia, limestone gems on the IU Bloomington campus, screenwriter Angelo Pizzo, and a preview of Lotus Fest 2011.


Photo: Brian Keith

Yaël Ksander discovers the many limestone gems located on the IU Bloomington campus.

This week on Artworks,

Screenwriter Angelo Pizzo talks to the guys from the IU Cinema about screenwriting and how some characters can take on a life of their own.

Also on the program,

Yael Ksander takes a tour of the Bloomington campus of Indiana University in search of treasures carved from limestone.

We’ll find out why the headliner at this year’s Lotus Festival isn’t usually identified with “world music.”

And Annie Corrigan speaks with hip hop artist Big Freedia before the upcoming Big Bounce Barbecue in July.

Stories On This Episode

Big Freedia The Queen Diva: You Better Bounce

Big Freedia

Big Freedia and her bounce music dance party bring a little bit of New Orleans to Bloomington.

A Place For Film: Angelo Pizzo

A Place for Film - The IU Cinema Podcast

On this week's episode, Angelo Pizzo, writer of Hoosiers and Rudy joins us to talk about his screenwriting process.

Wending A Stony Way Through Campus

Well House, foliage, edit

By the end of the tour, visitors know what is and what is not a gargoyle, and discover the only decorative aspect of Ballantine Hall.

Mavis Staples To Headline Lotus Festival 2011


Staples is a legendary performer who's received Grammy nominations in blues, gospel, folk and pop alike.

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