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Marshall, Hoyle, and LEVYdance

Spark joins renowned visual artist Kerry James Marshall as he creates new murals in the atrium of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Like much of Marshall's work, the murals will explore racial identity, urban experience, and the impact of the Civil Rights movement.

Then, Dan Hoyle, son of famed Bay Area performer Geoff Hoyle, works on a new one-man show based on his travels across small-town and rural America, and the people he met along the way.

Next, Ben Levy and his modern dance company, LEVYdance, collaborate on a new work based on a previously untold family history.

[Original air date: Wed, Apr 15, 2009]

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Featured Profiles:

Kerry James Marshall

Visit with Chicago-based artist Kerry James Marshall as he works with San Francisco's Precita Eyes in creating murals for SFMOMA.

Dan Hoyle

See how performer Dan Hoyle creates a one-man show based on his experiences driving through rural America.

Benjamin Levy

Visit with choreographer Benjamin Levy as he prepares his young dance company for a premiere.

Spark Video Player

Please note that not all of the Spark video segments are included on this playlist. We are adding more weekly, but many more are available individually on corresponding artist profile pages. To find more videos, search the Artist Profiles directory.

Acknowledgments

Major funding for Spark is provided by by Diane B. Wilsey. Additional funding is provided by the George Frederick Jewett Foundation, Helen Sarah Steyer, and Gretchen Kimball.

Spark is a production of KQED.

Spark airs on KQED 9 on Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Repeat broadcasts can be seen throughout the week on KQED.

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