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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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Play By Ear
7:00 PM on May 24, 2015
10:30 PM on May 27, 2015
1:00 AM on May 31, 2015

Fabric artist Kate dePara demonstrates how she threads together her passion for textile creation with design to create a series of unique garments. Muralist and painter, Geeta Dave, who draws inspiration from her Indian heritage, brings a fierce passion to her art, her teaching, and her community. We sit down with violinist Regina Carter, who unlocks the past with every note she plays. And we visit “In Blank We Trust,” an exhibit that addresses the complex nature of money and its relationship to art.

Three Kings
7:00 PM on May 31, 2015
10:30 PM on June 3, 2015
1:00 AM on June 7, 2015

Meet Terri Kern, an artist who pours her passion for archeology into the clay sculptures she dreams up. We sing the blues with Central Florida’s Blues legend, Daniel Heitz. Discover the power of language as we tour the Ian Hamilton Finaly and Lesley Dill exhibit at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. And we sit down with award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns as he shares how he got into the business of making documentaries and his thoughts behind his recent project “American Ballet Theater, A History.”

7:00 PM on June 7, 2015
10:30 PM on June 10, 2015
1:00 AM on June 14, 2015

In this episode, we preview the American Repertory Theater’s production of Finding Neverland. Artist Virginia Krause opens up about her art during WWII. Photographer Patrick Nagatani shares his thoughts about fiction and the stories his collections tell. And charcoal artist Virginia Fifield’s drawings appear bold and familiar at first, but on a closer examination, they encourage a deeper contemplation about man’s relationship with nature.

Past Episodes

Mile High Art
We meet a second-generation sculptor who finds peace in constructing elegant metal structures. We tour The Bush-Holley House, an American historical gem. Take a walk through the new Aspen Art Museum in Colorado an architectural space that merits equal - appreciations as the art collection it houses. And we take a look at award-winning playwright August Wilson’s life through the making of American Masters "August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand."

In this episode, we tour an exhibition of celebrated Tarpon Springs painter, George Inness, Jr. We visit Ten Chimneys historic summer home of Broadway acting legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Poet, author, screenwriter, and educator Terry O’Neal shares her heart and soul with the world, so with every word, she hopes to encourage others. And The Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center hosts cutting edge arts, artists and performances.

Eye Candy
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood exhibit delves into the fads, trends, and contemporary influences of the Peanuts comic strip and shows us how those references have changed over the last 50 years. Museum curator Gvido Trepsa talks about the artistic inspiration and the hardships encountered by Roerich in his work. Zach Braff discusses his new crowd-funded film “Wish I Was Here.” And artist Charlotte Kruk explores the ideas of consumerism through fiber arts made of packaging from items she’s consumed.

We get an inside look at Milwaukee’s “Present Music,” an ensemble devoted to commissioning, creating, and recording contemporary music. We talk with dancer Sheri “Sparkle” Williams who has danced with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company for 40 years. We get a look inside the strong, charming, creative, and courageous soul that was artist Maria Lowenstein. And we visit artist Harumi Abe, who is working in South Florida as part of the AIRIE (Artist In Residence in the Everglades) program.

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