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Carhenge: Genius Or Junk? Previous Broadcasts

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 -- 5:30 PM

Outside Alliance, Nebraska, a whimsical monument rises from the desolate prairie. Fashioned from 38 spray-painted vintage automobiles stacked and buried upright, the structure known as Carhenge faithfully replicates its British counterpart, Stonehenge. This humorous documentary examines how this quirky monument challenged one community's definition of art, freedom of expression and appropriate land use. It charts sculptor Jim Reinders' efforts to save his creation from being dismantled. In addition, scholars, historians and artists provide insight into how this public art installation continues to beckon bemused visitors to this small Midwestern town each year.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Mon, Jan 28, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 23, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 21, 2013 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
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