Django Fever, Dorsey, and Laitala
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Spark checks out unique perspectives on art.
See how bands like the Hot Club of San Francisco emulate the style and verve of the Gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt.
Next, visit with choreographer Sean Dorsey, who is carving out a new space in modern dance for transgender and queer artists.
Finally, see how experimental filmmaker Kerry Laitala creates works of handmade cinematic art, one frame at a time.
See how Sean Dorsey carves out new space for transgender and queer artists in modern dance.
Check out the San Francisco/Mill Valley Djangofest with the Hot Club of San Francisco.
Experiment with filmmaker Kerry Laitala as she creates works of handmade cinematic art, one frame at a time.
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Please note that not all of the Spark video segments are included on this playlist. We are adding more weekly, but many more are available individually on corresponding artist profile pages. To find more videos, search the Artist Profiles directory.
Major funding for Spark is provided by by Diane B. Wilsey. Additional funding is provided by the George Frederick Jewett Foundation, Helen Sarah Steyer, and Gretchen Kimball.
Spark is a production of KQED.
Spark airs on KQED 9 on Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Repeat broadcasts can be seen throughout the week on KQED.
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