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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.

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Animals
7:00 PM on December 4, 2016
10:30 PM on December 7, 2016
1:00 AM on December 11, 2016

Alonzo Williams Jr. is a street photographer from Houston who relishes any opportunity to meet new people and learn their stories. Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger use of animals in his artwork believes it helps us reflect on ourselves and the human race as a whole. Illustrator John Martel, crafts work with stunning detail and today his work can even be seen in a Hollywood film. And we visit “The Streets of Old Milwaukee” exhibit that was build 50 years ago, but is still relevant today.

The Creative Language
7:00 PM on December 11, 2016
10:30 PM on December 14, 2016
1:00 AM on December 18, 2016

Join us as we tour the iconic amusement park, Disneyland, with Marty Sklar, an Imagineer who worked alongside Walt Disney himself in making Disneyland the happiest place on Earth. Artist Andrea Geer shares her creative journey from painter to clothing designer. Hmong Qeej player, Chai Lee, performs and explains the significance of this traditional wind instrument. And we visit the FRESH A.I.R. Gallery where the creative journey of recovering artists is displayed.

Soul Grooves
7:00 PM on December 18, 2016
10:30 PM on December 21, 2016
1:00 AM on December 25, 2016

We meet the members of The Utility Players, a well-known Reno, Nevada improv group, and find out what it takes to create great improv. We visit The Old Manse, a historical hub where early literary masters gathered to exchange ideas; today it is a public space to discuss and debate important issues. The Pink House Gallery is a dream come true for artist Luis Nunez. And we catch up with funk and R&B band The Infatuations.

Past Episodes

Yo-Yo Champ
Artist Patricia Moses finds her craft in the balance between teaching and learning. She finds joy in instruction her students on how to problem solve though their craft. Sixth grader Emma Brandenburg and her violin are the perfect match, as the music is a testament to the practice and study behind her considerable talent. We uncover the story of Steve Brown, a competitive yo-yo who watched the yo-yo movement of the 90s grow into the international phenomenon it is today. And discover the history of Kansas in a quilt.

Airigami
Artist Hugo Medina explores the idea of old vs. new through the changing landscape, architecture, and politics of Phoenix, Arizona. We discover the art of Airigami with Larry Moss and Kelly Cheatle, who specialize in creating large-scale installation, entirely out of balloons. Take a look at the “Art of Transformation” series which is part of an annual celebration of urban and civic renewal. And we go inside a custom wedding gown shop and look at the creative process behind the stunning works of art.

Sister Cities
Meet Rebecca DiDomenico, an artist that has dabbled in art forms from sculpture, to prints, and all the way to the creation of a cave walk installation piece. Enjoy a behind the scenes look at Machine de Cirque, one of the newest entries in the circus renaissance around the world. We visit The Craftsman House in St. Petersburg, Florida, which features the work of local and national artists, including those who use natural and recycle materials in their creations. And the youth orchestra from Toyota City, Japan, visit Detroit, Michigan to collaborate with the Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra.

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