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Episode #108H

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 6:30 PM

Known for her robust laugh and exuberance for the Twin Cities theater community, Sally Wingert has captivated audiences for over 30 years. MacPhail Center for Music brings classical musical education to diverse communities throughout the state. And in a search for the headwaters of Lake Superior, award-winning photographer David Bowman further connects with his family roots.

Episode #102H

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 27, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Tish Jones' passion for language is evident in her poetry and in her work as a community organizer and educator. Tattoo artist Kurt Melancon works in a variety of other mediums including oil paint, scratch board, metal and wood. Chris Mars, former drummer for iconic Minneapolis rock band The Replacements, eventually left the music scene to pursue a career in visual arts.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #212H

KQED 9: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 11:20 PM

Artist and designer Maggie Thompson uses textiles to create knitwear and fine art projects exploring themes of identity and grief. Eric Pollard, of Actual Wolf, and Haley Bonar sing "Oh Baby You Can't Leave Me" at the Ordway's Concert Hall. As a founding member of the Rouge Taxidermy movement Sarina Brewer's animal sculptures come from ethically sourced materials. The Minnesota Fringe Festival gives performers of all abilities and experience levels the chance to produce and stage their own work.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 5:20 AM

Episode #101H

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 20, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Playwright and screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher discusses the art and craft of writing for the stage and screen. Adam Levy's orchestral pop band, and The Professors, performs "Turn of the Century Recycling Blues." Multidisciplinary artist Alexa Horochowski creates work that speaks to globalization and environmental decline. In a search for the headwaters of Lake Superior, award-winning photographer David Bowman further connects with his family roots.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #220H

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 13, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Acclaimed author, playwright and storyteller Kevin Kling collaborates with some of Minnesota's most talented performers. Painter Eddie Hamilton's "Shadows Project" brings awareness to the challenges disabled people face when interacting with their communities. Folk record label Red House Records has been representing local and national artists since the early 1980s.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #219H

KQED Life: Fri, Oct 6, 2017 -- 10:30 PM

Actress and playwright Sun Mee Chomet searches for her identity both onstage and off. Kurt Seaberg depicts the indigenous Sami people of Northern Europe in his intricate drawings. The Walker Art Center's 2013 Artist-Designed Mini Golf commemorated the 25th Anniversary of the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Instrumental alchemist Paul Metzger improvises hauntingly beautiful music on his modified 23-string banjo.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 4:30 AM

Episode #211H

KQED 9: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 5:15 AM

Fascinated by the ability to travel the world via computer, Alyssa Baguss creates her own intricate landscapes, both real and imagined. Depicting unique genres and styles, Aziz Osman paints his prewar memories of Somalia and remembrances of his decades living in Italy. Minnesota Center for Book Arts celebrates paper, printing, bindings and broadsides with their annual Winter Book. Rooted in tradition and ceremony, tribal regalia and dance are important to Native American culture.

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