What Experience Teaches
Spark asks, "After a lifetime pursuing creativity, what do the years teach about art?" Modern dancer Anna Halprin, who is in her eighties, is still performing and honing her craft. Actor and director Peter Riegert appeared in the off-Broadway debut of the play of "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" 30 years ago; now catch up with him as he directs the 2006 A.C.T production. Meet artists displaced by Hurricane Katrina who find shelter at the Djerassi Resident Artist Program. And take a brief look inside the Dance Improv, a regular event hosted by Kara Davis.
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Get words of wisdom from modern dancer Anna Halprin, who is in her eighties and still working.
Meet artists in the Djerassi Resident Artists Program who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina.
Revisit A.C.T.'s production of "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" with actor and director Peter Riegert.
Spend a few minutes with Kara Davis at her monthly Dancer/Musician Improv Extravaganza.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.