ART DISCIPLINES - FOLK ARTS
Basket Task – A Tisket, A Tasket
Watch Joe Peters and Midge Gum at work making baskets in the southern Illinois town of Carlyle.
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Sweet Song – Getting Hammered, or Dulcet Dulcimer
Hear the sweet sounds of the dulcimer as played by the agile hands of Bill Robinson and his students.
A Cut Above – Paper, Cut
Watch as Doris Sikorsky and her student, Meggie Sorensen, tear into-er, cut into their work, adapting the traditional art
of paper cutting to their individual aesthetics.
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A New Twist – Strands of History
Delve into the long and winding history of hair braiding with Hiddekel Burks.
Meredosia Memories – The Case for Baskets
Step into Earl Edlin's shop as he assembles another fish basket with help from apprentice Jeff Barnett.
The Yodeling Cowboy – Yee-haw!
Randy Erwin Performs "Cowboy Rhythm" in this music video from
Arts Across Illinois: CenterStage 2005.
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