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Art Connection
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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...

Designer Label
7:00 PM on August 2, 2015
10:30 PM on August 5, 2015
1:00 AM on August 9, 2015

Watch as an animal shelter is transformed into a gallery space. Paws N' Claws for Art is a regular collaboration in which artworks sold will benefit the two participating non-profits. The makers of HE'BREW craft beer find art in beer labels and craft in the brews at Shmaltz Brewing Company. Meet Sacramento-based fashion designer Maisha Bahati, who is creating timeless pieces for today's fashionistas. And see how the finest fabrics and embroidery from years passed find another chance by being transformed by designer Rebecca Vizard.

Groovy Beats
7:00 PM on August 9, 2015
10:30 PM on August 12, 2015
1:00 AM on August 16, 2015

After 11 p.m. on the Las Vegas strip, musicians congregate at bar for an improvisational jam session like no other. The Harvard Art Museum officially re-opens and we're invited inside for a closer look. For the first time, Opera Colorado has commissioned the creation of a new opera, The Scarlet Letter, and we receive a behind the scenes look. And a painter who is also a criminal law attorney tells us how he balances his day job with his passion for painting.

The Puppet Masters
7:00 PM on August 16, 2015
10:30 PM on August 19, 2015
1:00 AM on August 23, 2015

Ohio based Zoot Theater Company creates and uses puppets to entertain and stimulate the creative spirit. Screen-printing sensation Carlos Hernandez shares how he became obsessed with the medium. We take a look at the home of prolific female photographer Alice Austen. And the lead singer from Everclear inspires the next generation of musicians at the new Los Angeles College of Music.

Past Episodes

Comic Adventures
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum's director of 25 years has recently announced she will be stepping down. We chat with her about why it's time to go and the theft that still haunts her. Painter George Kovach, best known for his landscapes of Texas, shares with us that nostalgia is what inspires his work. We talk with notable comic book artist Jason Aaron. And The Urban Conga works to make a difference by getting people out in the community.

Jerri Cans
John King works as a reenactor out of the blacksmith shop at the Ohio History Center in Columbus, where he makes the most common tasks into works of art. A Houston designer makes a statement at New York Fashion Week. Artist Erin Currier searches for spiritual iconography in everyday life. And learn how photojournalist Laura Watilo Blake is advocating change for clean water in Uganda.

Happy Uke
Get a look at the play Fear Up Harsh, which depicts some of the harsh realities a soldier must face when returning home from war. After Cincinnati artist Dawn B. Dyer retired she returned to her true passion of painting and found true inspiration in animals. Bettina Burr has found a new home for some of her family's collection that was stolen by the Nazis and scattered throughout the world. And Grammy-winning musician Daniel Ho shares his unique worldview and takes a refreshing approach to all aspects of his successful career.

Film Minority
Meet a roofer whose passion for woodworking leads him to make handcrafted guitars from wood salvaged on the job site. We take a look at a film festival showcasing the voices and perspectives of women – both as subjects and storytellers. We take a look at photographer A.J. Meek's new book featuring clouds and poetry by children. And we have an immersive art experience at The (e)merge Art Fair in Washington D.C.

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