The Art of the Matter

The Art of the Matter

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The Art of the Matter - Disabilities Awareness Month Art, Tad Robinson's Small Studio Sess...

This week on The Art of the Matter, we'll learn about ArtMix's First Friday exhibit, catch up with blues legend Tad Robinson, and warm up for WFYI's Ice Miller Wine Fest. We'll also find out how the Indiana Wind Symphony's founder and music director comes up with unusual programming, and meet visual artist Chee Wang Ng.

The Art of the Matter - Disabilities Awareness Month Art, Tad Robinson's Small Studio Sess...

The Art of the Matter - Artist Dan Thompson, Composer Becky Archibald, Author Roxane Gay, ...

This week on The Art of the Matter, we'll meet the artist behind the super-colorful IndyGo Bus, eavesdrop on composer Becky Archibald as she midwives a new composition, and learn why Roxane Gay loves difficult women. We'll also discover why high school kids from around the city are raising money for Kenya, and fetch a story about man's best friend at the Eiteljorg Museum.

The Art of the Matter - Artist Dan Thompson, Composer Becky Archibald, Author Roxane Gay, ...

The Art of the Matter - Indy DJ School, Hendricks Symphony Orchestra, Circle City Industri...

This week on The Art of the Matter, we'll check out an Indy DJ school, head to Hendricks County for classical and pops music, and meet the Full Circle Nine Gallery at the Circle City Industrial Complex. We'll also experience The Great War through Hoosier eyes, and meet some artists from the 19th annual Meet The Artists exhibition at Central Library.

The Art of the Matter - Indy DJ School, Hendricks Symphony Orchestra, Circle City Industri...

The Art of the Matter - The Chemistry of Color, A Bandoneon Concert, Yelp's Phobruary, A K...

This week on The Art of the Matter, we'll discover some of the strange and wonderful materials that provide pigment for paints, check out a concert featuring bandoneon, eat some soothing soup in honor of Phobruary, jam with juniors, and hear about an innovative art project that aims to help patients with degenerative disease communicate.

The Art of the Matter - The Chemistry of Color, A Bandoneon Concert, Yelp's Phobruary, A K...

The Art of the Matter - The Cabaret Has a New Home, New Novel By a Butler Grad, Calder the...

This week on The Art of the Matter, we'll get a preview of The Cabaret's new season, meet a Butler grad whose novel The Fly Strip is set in small-town Indiana in 1960, and peek into a rehearsal of Calder the Musical. We'll also learn how a local environmentalist is using art to reduce waste, and meet a woman who's a chemist by day and a musician by night.

The Art of the Matter - The Cabaret Has a New Home, New Novel By a Butler Grad, Calder the...

The Art of the Matter - Coltrane Tribute at Jazz Kitchen, The Craft of Playwriting, Indy I...

This week on The Art of the Matter, we'll hear how the band Bullet Points learned the truth of the expression "good things come to those who wait," get a preview of a tribute to John Coltrane, and delve into the craft of playwriting with Lou Harry. We'll also learn why the Arts Council of Indianapolis wants to give artists grants of $10,000.

The Art of the Matter - Coltrane Tribute at Jazz Kitchen, The Craft of Playwriting, Indy I...

The Art of the Matter - Music and Spoken Word by Local Artists for the Winter Holidays

This week on The Art of the Matter, we'll celebrate the winter holidays with local music and spoken word by artists including Dan Carpenter, Tyron Cooper, Barb Shoup, Claire Wilcher, Rusty Moe, Kyle Craig, and many more.

The Art of the Matter - Music and Spoken Word by Local Artists for the Winter Holidays

The Art of the Matter - Musical Family Tree, New Leadership at Indy Opera, Catching up wit...

This week on The Art of the Matter, we'll meet an organization with a mission of archiving and promoting Indiana music, and hear about composer-performer Tyron Cooper's new projects. Khaos Company Theatre has a new project — a spacious facility that will allow them to grow. The Indianapolis Opera is getting two new leaders, but one served the organization years ago. Finally, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway got into the bicentennial spirit with a sleek exhibit.

The Art of the Matter - Musical Family Tree, New Leadership at Indy Opera, Catching up wit...

The Art of the Matter - Anderson Cooper, Duke Tumatoe, Phoenix Rising Dance Company, India...

This week on The Art of the Matter, Anderson Cooper is coming to town with his long-time friend and fellow broadcaster Andy Cohen, and we'll get a sneak peek. Duke Tumatoe has a new album, the Indiana Writers Center has new classes, and Phoenix Rising Dance Company has a new concert. We'll also learn about a documentary film about sudden loss being shot in Indianapolis.

The Art of the Matter - Anderson Cooper, Duke Tumatoe, Phoenix Rising Dance Company, India...

The Art of the Matter - Uncle Dan's Story Hour, Singer-Songwriter Jennie Devoe, Holiday Ce...

Dan Wakefield talks about Uncle Dan's Story hour, a monthly gathering at the Red Key Tavern that we broadcast on WFYI Radio. We'll also learn about an innovative intersection of culinary incubator and art gallery in Gary, Indiana, and catch Jennie DeVoe in an excerpt of her Small Studio Session. Finally, we'll learn about the seasonal offerings at the Indianapolis Zoo and the Eiteljorg Museum.

The Art of the Matter - Uncle Dan's Story Hour, Singer-Songwriter Jennie Devoe, Holiday Ce...

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