Work in Progress
The process of creating art is as important as the finished product. In this episode Spark checks in on composer William Kraft as he writes a groundbreaking work for the San Francisco Symphony, featuring the thundering sound of a 15-drum timpani. Then we visit with land artist Andy Goldsworthy as he creates "Faultline" for the new de Young Museum. And go backstage with the Crowded Fire Theater Company's "One Big Lie," a musical fable by Liz Duffy Adams pitting gods against mortals in a centuries-long search for the ultimate truth.
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Get a rare glimpse of artist Andy Goldsworthy at work installing a piece at the de Young Museum.
Visit Crowded Fire Theater Company where the dreams of playwright Liz Duffy Adams are brought to life on stage.
Experience the collaboration between San Francisco Symphony's timpanist David Herbert and composer William Kraft.
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Latino Heritage Month
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