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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...

Powerful Words
7:00 PM on October 4, 2015
10:30 PM on October 7, 2015
1:00 AM on October 11, 2015

Artist David Blondell combines his two passions, using his artistic skills to recreate some of sports most memorable moments. See how artist Jera Rose Petal Lodge melds metal into wearable art. Take a behind the scenes look at "Louis & Keely 'Live' at the Sahara," a musical play about the legendary music duo. And teacher Erin Gruwell shares "Stories from an Undeclared War" the real life chronicle of 150-at-risk students whose lives changed with the power of the written word.

Spark of Vision
7:00 PM on October 11, 2015
10:30 PM on October 14, 2015
1:00 AM on October 18, 2015

Cuban-born artist Wilfredo Lam traveled the world, inhaled the works of the greats and steeped himself in the cultures that moved him. We take a look at his body of work at a Boston museum. Cincinnati stone sculptor, Karen Heyl, found her new career when she picked up her first chisel in her thirties. The art of Cartier and its jewelry line is examined at the Denver Art Museum. And meet the directors of the Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, who combine fun with musical training, and the dynamic music students learning their craft.

Past Episodes

The Fab Four
Take a look back at Beatlemania at The Beatles exhibit at History Miami and get a look into the legend of the popular band. Photographer Gordon Parks shot a series depicting the realities of life under segregation and this series was never published until the Museum of Fine Arts did. Beck & Orr Book Binders specialize in the repair and restoration of books that mean the most to us. And contemporary Native American artist Brent Learned takes us into his studio where he captures the essence of American Plains Indians.

Born to Ride
Dive into the first photography exhibit showcasing the Midwest motorcycle culture from those within the community. One group of central Florida performers shows off their skill and ignores the warning of "don't play with fire." Artist Sherry Hill creates bright, multicultural masks out of old computer boxes and colored paper. And we meet a Sacramento collage artist making pictures out of pieces in her creation of work.

Swept Away
Ephemeral artist Basia Irland shares and discusses her work, which has a clear environmental message. When Dennis DeVendra decided to take up woodturning, he had a hard time finding mentors who would teach him. See how Dennis turned his immense challenge of blindness into beautiful wood pieces. A barbershop by day becomes a contemporary performance venue by night. And join us as we watch Buddhist monks create an intricate sand drawing and then sweep it away.

Glass Hieroglyphs
We take a look at the places and the people that keep the regional Capital Repertory Theatre vibrant. Gerardo Pereda-Rosas demonstrates the time and love that goes into his glass-etching pieces, which showcase his Latin-American heritage. The Live in Color Dance Company provides a place where dancers can perfect urban funk hip-hop choreography and form a lasting community. And a father and son show their work together in a light and sculpture exhibition connected by the theme of continuance.

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