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KQED: SPARK

SPARK is about San Francisco Bay Area artists and arts organizations -- it is a weekly television show, an educational outreach program and a Web site. More than a showcase for art objects and the artists who make them, SPARK takes the audience inside the ...

SPARK is about San Francisco Bay Area artists and arts organizations -- it is a weekly television show, an educational outreach program and a Web site. 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.

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    Spark: ODC/San Francisco

    Spark gets a tour of ODC's new building, which is ...

    Spark gets a tour of ODC's new building, which is full of classrooms and rehearsal space furthering this institution's commitment to fostering dance in the Bay Area. Original air date: June 2006.

    Nov 9, 2006 Read more
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    Spark: Kathy Foley

    Kathy Foley's scholarly pursuit of Southeast Asian puppetry has taken ...

    Kathy Foley's scholarly pursuit of Southeast Asian puppetry has taken her through most of that region. She is currently writing a book on mask and puppet performance in Southeast Asia. Spark visits with Foley at the Asian Art Museum to get an expert look at their collection of Wayang Golek puppets from the Sundanese highlands. Original air date: June 2006.

    Nov 2, 2006 Read more
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    Spark: Deborah Slater

    Spark features Deborah Slater in her element working in collaboration ...

    Spark features Deborah Slater in her element working in collaboration with multi-disciplinary performing artists who are known for their dancing, singing, and trapeze work. "Hotel of Memory - More Furniture Dances," was inspired by Erik Satie's "furniture music," which was meant to be nothing more than ambient sound. Original air date: May 2006.

    Oct 26, 2006 Read more
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    Spark: Stephen Kent

    Composer and musician Stephen Kent has been playing the didgeridoo, ...

    Composer and musician Stephen Kent has been playing the didgeridoo, a traditional aboriginal instrument, for more than 25 years. Spark takes a listen to his unique, contemporary style of execution influenced more by his travels than by a desire to continue within the Australian aboriginal musical tradition. Original air date: May 2006.

    Oct 19, 2006 Read more
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    Spark: Gregory Gavin

    Gregory Gavin is a visual artist with a social cause. ...

    Gregory Gavin is a visual artist with a social cause. His site specific project called "Riveropolis," was born out of his interest in bringing inner-city people together in a man-made environment reminiscent of nature. Spark visits Gavin and "Riveropolis" while in progress at the de Young Museum. Original air date: May 2006.

    Oct 12, 2006 Read more
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