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Art Connection
art connection
Every week meet fascinating artists and hear their stories about how a hobby became a passion. Airs Sundays at 7:00 p.m on UEN-TV Channel 9.

Upcoming Show Times...

7:00 PM on January 22, 2017
10:30 PM on January 25, 2017
1:00 AM on January 29, 2017

The Tintabulations is a hand-bell ensemble with a set list as varied as you could imagine, keeping audiences entranced with sound and style. Get a look into The Cape Playhouse where we go behind the scenes to experience the production of Cabaret. The Pop Up Art Studio “Artspace” is providing artist in Louisiana with a place to do business, get exposure and meet local art enthusiast. And we visit The Jewish Ensemble Theatre where their new production is breaking down barriers.

Jazz Scale
7:00 PM on January 29, 2017
10:30 PM on February 1, 2017
1:00 AM on February 5, 2017

Meet artist Dan Bentley, who has a deep appreciation for product design and a unique way of breathing new life into household items. We meet internationally recognized Jazz pianist, Khalid Moss, who has played along some of the finest jazz musicians in history. A lifetime of real world experience take shape each day in cartoonist Mike Peters’ editorials. And we explore a website that is helping to streamline fashion design.

7:00 PM on February 5, 2017
10:30 PM on February 8, 2017
1:00 AM on February 12, 2017

We travel along with The Heartland Men’s Chorus as they take their show on the road. Stage and screen legend Ben Vereen is working to bring theatrical and emotional education to young people. The printing museum in Houston, Texas has a new paint job thanks to graffiti artist “DUEL.” And we visit the exhibition Techspressionism in Key West, Florida.

Past Episodes

Paper Ducks
Critically acclaimed actor Matthew Arkin tackles a new way to showcase his talent in his debut novel “In the Country of the Blind.” As a way to wish newlyweds prosperity, wealth and long-life together, a Korean tradition has inspired paper artist Aimee Lee to begin creating a traditional form of art. Influenced by both religions and a love of contemporary art, painter Salma Arastu, creates calligraphy paintings. And we discover how artist Emily Stover became interested in the space between art.

Story Threads
Meet New Mexico, Tlingit weaver, Clarissa Rizal as she documents the history of an indigenous culture. We visit Dominican High School in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, where Timothy Haglund is using the walls as his canvas. Photographer Rick Buchanan shares how photography recharges his batteries. And we take a look at some unique seashell designs.

Holiday Cheer
Take a look as the Kansas City Ballet mount their production of The Nutcracker. From costumes to lighting the sets to opening night. Erin Simmons shares the practices of the traditional art of blacksmithing. We visit artist Philip Worthington’s newest exhibit where graphic design combines with technology to make shadow monsters. And we visit an exhibit showcasing the enormous art collection amassed by Ruth and Marvin Sackner.

Wire Illusion
Jim Stevens has been creating art for over 30 years when in 1993 an old war injury, thought to be benign, left him legally blind. From then life became a series of re-discovery and methods of art. We meet a speed painter that makes his act more dynamic than simply painting. Sculptor Lawrence Schloss observes the world around him and shapes it into his abstract Judaic sculptures. And author Kimberly Willis Holt helps to inspire the next generation of great writers.

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