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 music from across time and space. A great fit for an afternoon party or other festive occasion.

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

The Arts Underground "David Nuttall's Artimaps" (May 16, 2015) Hour 1

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lowe Mill artist and cartographer David Nuttall makes things called Artimaps. He'll explain to us exactly what those are. We'll also navigate our way through some musical places such as Chris Potter's Imaginary Cities, Jennifer Higdon's City Scape and some music by the Alloy Orchestra for the silent film Metropolis. Stand in the place where you are!

The Arts Underground "David Nuttall's Artimaps" (May 16, 2015) Hour 2

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lowe Mill artist and cartographer David Nuttall makes things called Artimaps. He'll explain to us exactly what those are. We'll also navigate our way through some musical places such as Chris Potter's Imaginary Cities, Jennifer Higdon's City Scape and some music by the Alloy Orchestra for the silent film Metropolis. Stand in the place where you are! 

The Arts Underground "Claire-ly Glass" (May 9, 2015) Hour 1

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Music about glass, music for glass harmonicas, an interview with glass artist Claire Mikkelsen of HAL and Lowe Mill, and music by Philip Glass, of course.

The Arts Underground "Claire-ly Glass" (May 9, 2015) Hour 2

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Music about glass, music for glass harmonicas, an interview with glass artist Claire Mikkelsen of HAL and Lowe Mill, and music by Philip Glass, of course.

The Arts Underground "Watercolors" (May 2, 2015) Hour 1

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lowe Mill and Huntsville Art League artist Terri Shows loves to paint in watercolors. She tells the story of how this happened and I found some watercolory music to go with her interview. We'll hear works of Gustav Mahler and Claude Debussy, and Trout Fishing in America.

The Arts Underground "Watercolors" (May 2, 2014) Hour 2

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lowe Mill and Huntsville Art League artist Terri Shows loves to paint in watercolors. She tells the story of how this happened and I found some watercolory music to go with her interview. We'll hear works of Gustav Mahler and Claude Debussy, and Trout Fishing in America.

The Arts Underground "Tom Hand and Shahrazad" (April 25, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Huntsville comedian Tom Hand talks about comedy to the tunes of Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, and the Igor Butman Orchestra. What's so funny about that, ha ha ha yourself. 

The Arts Underground "Tom Hand and Shahrazad" (April 25, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Huntsville comedian Tom Hand talks about comedy to the tunes of Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel, and the Igor Butman Orchestra. What's so funny about that, ha ha ha yourself.

The Arts Underground "Sylvia Sycamore Toffel" (April 18, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Alabama dancer Sylvia Sycamore Toffel talks about her life in dance and that of her mother, Laura Knox. Music to inspire dance, by de Falla, Chavez, Dave Brubeck and LaDonna Smith.

The Arts Underground "Sylvia Sycamore Toffel" (April 18, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Alabama dancer Sylvia Sycamore Toffel talks about her life in dance and that of her mother, Laura Knox. Music to inspire dance, by de Falla, Chavez, Dave Brubeck and LaDonna Smith.

The Arts Underground "Pop Goes the Classical" (April 11, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

We'll hear tunes by Billy Joel, The Beatles, Queen, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Wilson and Gordon Lightfoot, all "classicaled up."

The Arts Underground "Pop Goes the Classical" (April 11, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

We'll hear tunes by Billy Joel, The Beatles, Queen, Radiohead, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Wilson and Gordon Lightfoot, all "classicaled up." 

The Arts Underground "Don Quixote" (April 4, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music for your impossible dreams by Manuel de Falla, Richard Strauss, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jules Massenet, and Robert W. Smith,

The Arts Underground "Don Quixote" (April 4, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Music for your impossible dreams by Manuel de Falla, Richard Strauss, Georg Philipp Telemann, Jules Massenet, and Robert W. Smith,

The Arts Underground "Pretty New Classical Music" (March 28, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Perhaps somewhat unsettlingly fresh works by the likes of Laura Kaminsky, James Bolla, Christopher Theofanidis, Gabriela Lena Frank, and other contemporary classical composers.

The Arts Underground "Pretty New Classical Music" (March 28, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Perhaps somewhat unsettlingly fresh works by the likes of Laura Kaminsky, James Bolla, Christopher Theofanidis, Gabriela Lena Frank, and other contemporary classical composers.

The Arts Underground "Fairy Music" (March 21, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pieces creating beautiful faery worlds, such as The Masque of Oberon, Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss, and Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite.

The Arts Underground "Fairy Music" (March 21, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pieces creating beautiful faery worlds, such as The Masque of Oberon, Stravinsky's The Fairy's Kiss, and Tchaikovsky's Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite.

The Arts Underground "Dreams" (March 14, 2015) Hour 1

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Oneiric music written by David Maslanka and Lalo Schifrin, and music sung and played by artists such as Eric Bogle, Carmen McRae, Enya, and Yolanda Kondonassis. A dream to some...

The Arts Underground "Dreams" (March 14, 2015) Hour 2

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Oneiric music written by David Maslanka and Lalo Schifrin, and music sung and played by artists such as Eric Bogle, Carmen McRae, Enya, and Yolanda Kondonassis. A dream to some...

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