Some think of home as a place thousands of miles away -- even those of us who were born in the Bay Area. Spark highlights artists who are preserving traditional art forms and handing them down from one generation to the next.
Meet five generations of the Healy family, who have shared Irish culture with thousands of students through the Healy Irish Dance Studio.
Then catch the aloha spirit as it spreads across the mainland through the work of groups like Halau 'o Keikiali'i.
And hear the Mexican Heritage Plaza's Mariachi Youth Program passing along mariachi music and rich history to South Bay students.
Fri, May 24, 2013 -- 11:30pm
Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 5:30am
Sat, May 25, 2013 -- 5:30pm email reminder
Sun, May 26, 2013 -- 6:30pm email reminder
Learn how five generations of the Healy family have taught thousands of people at the Healy Irish Dance Studio.
Catch the aloha spirit as it spreads across the mainland through the work of groups like Halau 'o Keikiali'i.
Listen in on the Mexican Heritage Plaza's Mariachi Youth Program.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
We Need You!
Volunteer during our current on-air radio fundraising drive. It's a great way to support KQED Radio with your time. You can really make a difference!
Enter the New "ImageMakers" Screening Room
Enjoy films from present and past seasons of KQED's short independent film series, divided into Animation, Comedy, Drama, and Suspense.