SF Ballet's New Works Festival
To celebrate their 75th anniversary, the San Francisco Ballet has mounted an ambitious festival of new works -- 10 world premieres by 10 renowned choreographers -- exploring the new directions that influential dance-makers are taking. In this special half-hour special, Spark follows the creation of three of these works, by Mark Morris, Margaret Jenkins, and Christopher Wheeldon.
This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.
Celebrate the San Francisco Ballet's debut performance of Don Quixote and their 75th anniversary with Mark Morris, Margaret Jenkins, and Christopher Wheeldon.
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.