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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...

Art Uncensored
7:00 PM on October 19, 2014
10:30 PM on October 22, 2014
1:00 AM on October 26, 2014

We explore the challenges and stereotypes of the hip-hop industry through a multi-media theater piece with writer and performer Jeff Campbell. We visit with Barbara Page, a pilot turned artist. We highlight “Dance-The Next Generation,” a program in Sarasota, Florida that not only teaches ballet, but also gives students the discipline to succeed in school. And we stop at The Dublin Arts Council in central Ohio to meet a very special member of their staff.

The Spice of Life
7:00 PM on October 26, 2014
10:30 PM on October 29, 2014
1:00 AM on November 2, 2014

We talk with a music producer with a long and successful career playing and producing jazz music that now has a new mission, to turn a new generation onto jazz through education and performance. We stop by Houston’s historic Glenwood Cemetery. We examine the shift in Norman Rockwell’s paintings towards the end of career and chef Ingrid Hoffmann shares personal stories that inspired the latest cookbook, “Latin D’lite.”

Influence
7:00 PM on November 2, 2014
10:30 PM on November 5, 2014
1:00 AM on November 9, 2014

We visit artist Barbara Sorensen whose main artistic focus is the relationship between humans, nature, and the growth that happens within ourselves and in the world around us. We explore over sixty years of Jewish influence in rock and roll music at the “Jew Who Rock” exhibit. Iraqi-born poet, Dunya Mikhail discusses how her past and new life in America has impacted her work and a daytime super couple recast themselves as authors.

Past Episodes

The Green Carpet
Bollywood and Indian culture come to the U.S. as IIFA hosts its annual show in Tampa, Florida. We meet an artist that helped fill the empty frames at a historic Boston Museum. Designer Kenji Kondo is changing the game when it comes to manufacturing goods. His blueprints can be shared electronically and created wherever Kondo has customers and finally, we talk with artist Steve Slaske about his fascination with architecture and city skylines.

A Compelling Story
12 Years a Slave tells the true story of Solomon Northup, a wrongfully enslaved man who fought more than a decade for freedom. The film was made possible by the research of late historian Sue Eakin and we speak with Eakin’s son to learn more about her life and work. We meet the creative duo Barbara and Larry Domsky in Las Vegas. We travel back to the prehistoric age with professional artist John Gurche and we learn traditional dance forms to the beat of African and Caribbean music.

Fiber of Being
The Fiber Arts are frequently associated with old-fashioned quilting and crochet, but we learn it’s making a name for itself in the contemporary art world. Love reveals its true face in Cyrano Mio, a Spanish adaptation of the French original. We follow the music to Denver, Colorado where world-class pianist Katie Mahan reveals her love of music and we visit the Roberson Museum in New York.

Season 2 Opener
We take a look at Wisconsin artist Gary Kandziora’s steel sculptures that are inspired by what is found in scrap heaps and junkyards. We take flight with aerial photographer Evan Anderman as he captures the western landscape. We discover “Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection,” a rotating exhibition at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York and we uncover what draws visitors to Orlando’s downtown area.

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