Color World with Gary Spetz
This visual travelogue emphasizes the path the painter-photographer takes when creating his art. The series celebrates the wonders of travel and the beauty of the natural world. Interested in culture, fascinated by history and inspired by nature, Spetz encourages viewers to open their eyes and appreciate the often-overlooked beauty in simple scenes.
This season, Spetz sets off for the Mediterranean, where he explores the fabled cities of Venice, Rome and Florence; the romantic French/Italian Riviera; quirky, cosmopolitan Barcelona and the exotic Greek Islands. Then, Spetz returns home to explore New England, the fall colors of the Saint Lawrence Seaway, the tropical Hawaiian Island of Maui and Montana's gentle freshwater giant, Flathead Lake.
Color World with Gary Spetz Previous Broadcasts
Color Cinque Terre & Florence (Episode #106H)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 21, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Gary explores the spectacular cliff-lined coastal villages of Italy's Cinque Terre, by boat and by foot. Then he ventures inland-into the Tuscany region-where he explores, photographs and paints the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and the great center of art, the beautiful and historic city of Florence.
Color Rome (Episode #105H)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 21, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to explore Europe's Mediterranean. He first ventures inland to explore the legendary city of Rome, to find and explore its many famous landmarks,such as The Forum, The Coliseum, Trevi Fountain, The Spanish Steps and Vatican City-purposely getting lost, in-between.
Color Santorini (Episode #104H)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 14, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to arrive at the gem of the Greek Isles, Santorini. Here he explores the unique and picturesque architecture that clings to the steep cliffs of an ancient, partially sunken, volcano.
Color Dubrovnik (Episode #103H)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 14, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Gary sails aboard a cruise ship to arrive at the "pearl of the Adriatic": the ancient city of Dubrovnik. Here he walks its tall, historic city walls-exploring its unique "Old Town" district. Venturing above and beyond the "Old Town," he seeks different perspectives of this picturesque oceanside gem.
Color Venice, Part 2 (Episode #102H)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 7, 2015 -- 2:30 PM
Gary continues his exploration of Venice-loosing himself in its fascinating maze of narrow paths and waterways.
Color Venice, Part 1 (Episode #101H)
KQED Life: Tue, Apr 7, 2015 -- 2:00 PM
Gary fulfills a childhood dream, by visiting the fabled "city of water streets": Venice, Italy. Arriving my cruise liner, he explores its many historic narrow channels and paths-seeking reflective water scenes and picturesque windows and doors.