Produced by KQED Public Television, this series is about Bay Area artists and arts organizations/ It is a weekly television show, an educational outreach program and a website. More than a showcase for art objects and the artists who make them, SPARK* takes the audience inside the creative process to witness the challenges, opportunities and rewards of making art.
Spark! Previous Broadcasts
Adam 5100, Ledoh, Caleb Duarte (Episode #505H)
KQED 9: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
* Hit the streets with graffiti artist Adam 5100, who has become a leading stencil artist.
* Explore the mesmerizing art of butoh with the members of Salt Farm under the direction of Ledoh.
* Follow Caleb Duarte as he gathers materials and prepares for his first solo show in San Francisco.
* Meet British painter Susannah Bettag and her "Little Boo" character.
- KQED Life: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 6:30 PM
- KQED Life: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 5:30 PM
- KQED 9: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
- KQED 9: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 11:00 PM
- KQED 9: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 -- 1:30 AM
Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Shailja Patel, and Ronn Guidi (Episode #501H)
KQED 9: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
* Meet the Lawrence Ferlinghetti you didn't know - you might already know him as a poet, but did you also know that he's a painter, too?
* Then visit Kenyan-born Indian American Shailja Patel as she performs her spoken word piece about migration and personal history.
* See how Oakland Ballet artistic director Ronn Guidi comes out of retirement to save the dance company he loves.
* And finally see how Rene Garcia Jr.'s glitter portraits shine.