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Lily Cai, Mike Henderson and June Schwarcz (Episode #513H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 22, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

* See how Lily Cai combines the traditional with the contemporary for her Chinese dance company.
* Visit the art studio of Mike Henderson who has dedicated the last 4 decades to painting.
* Meet the June Schwarcz who has become a legend with her enamel arts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 23, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Episode #512H

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 15, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

* Have a listen to what's going on in the Bay Area Klezmer music scene and see how it was revived.
* Visit San Jose's newest gallery, Kaleid, and learn about the current state of the burgeoning art scene there.
* Listen to Pauline Oliveros who continues to perform and teach her musical philosophy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Seyed Alavi and Alonzo King (Episode #511H)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

* Follow conceptual artist Seyed Alavi as he installs a temporary piece at San Francisco's Exploratorium.
* Travel with Alonzo King to New York City as he mounts new ballets with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Jul 11, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Playing with Technology (Episode #413)

KQED 9: Tue, Jul 1, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

We live in an electronic world - turntables, microphones, digital displays, microchips. Some artists are driven by the possibilities of manipulating these things, and in this episode, we explore the way that they creatively unite art and electronics.
* Walter Kitundu creates innovative instruments that are based on the turntable but powered by natural elements such as wind, fire and the ocean.
* Natural found objects such as flowers and sand are juxtaposed with pieces of technology in Joe Mangrum's large and intricate design sculptures.
* Loren Chasse uses audio technology to explore the music that can be made from ruins and teach his young students about sound art.
* Finally, what people are really talking about can be discovered at the Listening Post, where the "global conversation" of electronic chats are tracked through suspended text screens.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 6, 2014 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 5:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
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