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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.

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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.

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Meredosia Memories – The Case for Baskets

Step into Earl Edlin's shop as he assembles another fish basket with help from apprentice Jeff Barnett.

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The Yodeling Cowboy – Yee-haw!

Randy Erwin Performs "Cowboy Rhythm" in this music video from Arts Across Illinois: CenterStage 2005.

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