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Django Fever, Dorsey, and Laitala

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.

[Original air date: Wed, Jun 18, 2008]

This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.



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Sean Dorsey

See how Sean Dorsey carves out new space for transgender and queer artists in modern dance.

Hot Club of San Francisco

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Kerry Laitala

Experiment with filmmaker Kerry Laitala as she creates works of handmade cinematic art, one frame at a time.

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