The Arts Underground

Can you manage a mambo? Or perhaps a waltz? The Arts Underground with Beth Norwood takes your mind places it didn't know it wanted to go.

This two-hour, free-form program seeks to delight the senses. You'll hear interviews with artists, and music from across time and space...and maybe you'll find a few hidden musical treasures.

The Arts Underground airs Saturday from 1-3pm ... or listen to a podcast below.

The Arts Underground "Transformations" (August 29, 2015) Hour 1

Monday, August 31, 2015

Teri Hartmann is a potter by profession. I talked to her about this ancient art at the Lowe Mill, in Studio 2009. Part of that interview and some pretty ancient music will be on today's show, such as music of Andalusia from the 800s, works by Hildegard von Bingen, and Sardinian shepherds' songs passed down from 3,000 years ago.

The Arts Underground "Transformations" (August 29, 2015) Hour 2

Monday, August 31, 2015

Teri Hartmann is a potter by profession. I talked to her about this ancient art at the Lowe Mill, in Studio 2009. Part of that interview and some pretty ancient music will be on today's show, such as music of Andalusia from the 800s, works by Hildegard von Bingen, and Sardinian shepherds' songs passed down from 3,000 years ago. 

The Arts Underground "Chocolate" (August 22, 2015) Hour 1

Monday, August 24, 2015

Caitlin Lyon and Michelle Novosel are sisters, comediennes, and chocolate chefs who own and operate Pizzelle's Confections at the Lowe Mill. They'll talk about how they started the business of making chocolate and what it takes to keep it going. Also we'll hear from Marcie Purves, chocolate-chef-in-training, and some music from the scores of CHOCOLAT and WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.

The Arts Underground "Chocolate" (August 22, 2015) Hour 2

Monday, August 24, 2015

Caitlin Lyon and Michelle Novosel are sisters, comediennes, and chocolate chefs who own and operate Pizzelle's Confections at the Lowe Mill. They'll talk about how they started the business of making chocolate and what it takes to keep it going. Also we'll hear from Marcie Purves, chocolate-chef-in-training, and some music from the scores of CHOCOLAT and WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.

  

The Arts Underground "Quiet Music" (August 15, 2015) Hour 1

Friday, August 14, 2015

Lowe Mill painter Aynslee Moon uses a muted palette and puts mysteries into her paintings...we'll hear her talk about her work, and also some very quiet and mysterious music by Leos Janacek, Steven Stucky, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beatles, and Arvo Part.

The Arts Underground "Quiet Music" (August 15, 2015) Hour 1

Friday, August 14, 2015

Lowe Mill painter Aynslee Moon uses a muted palette and puts mysteries into her paintings...we'll hear her talk about her work, and also some very quiet and mysterious music by Leos Janacek, Steven Stucky, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beatles, and Arvo Part.

The Arts Underground "Quiet Music" (August 15, 2015) Hour 2

Friday, August 14, 2015

Lowe Mill painter Aynslee Moon uses a muted palette and puts mysteries into her paintings...we'll hear her talk about her work, and also some very quiet and mysterious music by Leos Janacek, Steven Stucky, Simon and Garfunkel, The Beatles, and Arvo Part.

The Arts Underground "Love Huntsville" (August 8, 2015) Hour 1

Friday, August 14, 2015

John and Candace Stough have a mission: to LOVE HUNTSVILLE. Their studio at the Lowe Mill will inspire you to get involved. We'll hear an interview with John about some of the projects Love Huntsville is doing, and some inspiring music by J. S. Bach, Switchfoot, Henryk Gorecki, and Atlanta's Unknown Lyric.

The Arts Underground "Love Huntsville" (August 8, 2015) Hour 2

Friday, August 14, 2015

John and Candace Stough have a mission: to LOVE HUNTSVILLE. Their studio at the Lowe Mill will inspire you to get involved. We'll hear an interview with John about some of the projects Love Huntsville is doing, and some inspiring music by J. S. Bach, Switchfoot, Henryk Gorecki, and Atlanta's Unknown Lyric. 

The Arts Underground "Beautiful and Practical" (August 1, 2015) Hour 1

Monday, August 3, 2015

Susie Garrett is an artist who makes work that is both practical and beautiful. We'll hear about her methods of collecting roadside castoffs and turning them into treasures, during this episode of The Arts Underground. Also we'll hear Susie's picks for music: Celtic treasures "such as you would hear on Thistle & Shamrock."

The Arts Underground "Beautiful and Practical" (August 1, 2015) Hour 2

Monday, August 3, 2015

Susie Garrett is an artist who makes work that is both practical and beautiful. We'll hear about her methods of collecting roadside castoffs and turning them into treasures, during this episode of The Arts Underground. Also we'll hear Susie's picks for music: Celtic treasures "such as you would hear on Thistle & Shamrock."  

The Arts Underground "Music to Make You Dance" (July 25, 2015) Hour 1

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Monica Yother is a Lowe Mill painter who gets inspiration from lots of different things, including the music of Glenn Miller and Aerosmith and ballets by Stravinsky. We'll hear things from her personal play list, and some brand new music from Decatur, Alabama singer-songwriter Kat Elizabeth's debut CD.

The Arts Underground "Music to Make You Dance" (July 25, 2015) Hour 2

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Monica Yother is a Lowe Mill painter who gets inspiration from lots of different things, including the music of Glenn Miller and Aerosmith and ballets by Stravinsky. We'll hear things from her personal play list, and some brand new music from Decatur, Alabama singer-songwriter Kat Elizabeth's debut CD.

The Arts Underground "Drumming Up Shakespeare" (July 18, 2015) Hour 1

Friday, July 17, 2015

Not yer grandma's Shakespeare! I got a chance to do in-depth interviews with some folks in Twelfth Night, A Theatre Company's presentation of JULIUS CAESAR. Ever see rock stars do a Shakespeare play? Well here's your chance. The play will be performed at Flying Monkey Theater in the Lowe Mill, July 17th through 19th at 4 and 8 PM. The play's the thing! 

The Arts Underground "Drumming Up Shakespeare" (July 18, 2015) Hour 2

Friday, July 17, 2015

Not yer grandma's Shakespeare! I got a chance to do in-depth interviews with some folks in Twelfth Night, A Theatre Company's presentation of JULIUS CAESAR. Ever see rock stars do a Shakespeare play? Well here's your chance. The play will be performed at Flying Monkey Theater in the Lowe Mill, July 17th through 19th at 4 and 8 PM. The play's the thing!  

The Arts Underground "Electronic Music" (July 11, 2015) Hour 1

Friday, July 10, 2015

Electronic music is its own bag of chips. Music by the likes of Louis and Bebe Barron, Theresa Andersson, and local composer James Harper. 

The Arts Underground "Electronic Music" (July 11, 2015) Hour 2

Friday, July 10, 2015

Electronic music is its own bag of chips. Music by the likes of Louis and Bebe Barron, Theresa Andersson, and local composer James Harper. 

The Arts Underground "Funny Things" (July 4, 2015) Hour 1

Monday, July 6, 2015

Sam McLeroy is a comedienne who also writes funny songs; she often sings and plays the guitar during her sets. She only consented to be interviewed for this show if I promised her that I would play music from Paul Simon's Graceland. I had to sign in blood. It was horrible!!! Fortunately, I survived. 

The Arts Underground "Funny Things" (July 4, 2015) Hour 2

Monday, July 6, 2015

Just kidding, I didn't really have to sign in blood. I did play music from Paul Simon's Graceland though, and also music by Cesaria Evora, Ali Farka Toure and Toumani Diabate. Haha.

The Arts Underground "Doing What You Love" (June 27, 2015) Hour 1

Monday, June 29, 2015

Sandra Lasater is a painter with an unusual story. We'll hear about how she began her art career, along with some music she likes to listen to for inspiration while she paints. Also, we'll have music of Havergal Brian, Gustav Mahler, Erik Satie, and Domenico Scarlatti.

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