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The IDentity Irish Dancers, David Young, The Church Children’s Choir

This week on Artworks, to celebrate St. Patrick’s day, Davd Wood introduces a group of Irish Dancers in Bloomington with nearly 100 years combined experience. Then, David Brent Johnson talks to jazz musician and professor David Baker about his relationship with David Young, an unsung hero of the 1940s and 50s Indianapolis jazz scene who recently passed away.  George Walker learns how the Terre Haute Symphony swings. And we’ll part two of our Church Musicians series takes us to a rehearsal of the children’s choir.

Stories On This Episode

Irish Dancers Find Their Identity In Bloomington

Last summer, before the start of classes, freshman Catherine O'Malley realized that Indiana University did not have an outlet for local Irish Dancers, so she thought she'd take things into her own hands and started to reach out to a group through Facebook. WFIU's David Wood talked to Catherine O'Malley and Iris Summers from the IDentity Irish dancers.

Kinsey Gallery Displays Art from the East

The Kinsey Institute showcases Asian art in its exhibit Eros in Asia: Erotic art from Iran to Japan. Curator Catherine Johnson-Roehr explains what makes this exhibition special.

Terre Haute Symphony Swings

The Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra and conductor David Bowden welcome "Five By Design" for their upcoming performance of "Club Swing."

Children’s Choirs Teach More Than Just the Scripture

It’s through church choirs that many kids are first exposed to music and specifically MAKING music. And the folks who lead children’s choirs can be pretty influential to young people.

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