This marvelous poetry collection opens with the changes that have come to Hoosier life and landscape, poems that paint a picture of the vanishing past of Indiana with more joy than sorrow. As we meander on through the collection we come across the many more moods of life in Indiana – poems of joy and sorrow, pain and excitement, all composed by poets who share a Hoosier connection.
Whoa! Did Herbert Kohls write that sports are part of the creative world? That developing my home budget is a creative act as is dancing or listening to music as I study? What is going on here?! This is NOT your typical “arts are good because they foster math skills” kind of book, is it? No, it certainly is NOT! This IS a book that makes the case for celebrating the arts in the curriculum of our schools and our daily lives.
Rachel Barton Pine performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in e minor with the Lafayette Symphony Saturday evening April, 27 at 7:30 at the Long Center. She talks with WBAA’s Greg Kostraba about her career, including her upcoming solo turn with the LSO. She also performs music by Brahms and Piazzolla in our studios.