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Preserving the ancient ruins of Utah's Nine Mile Canyon

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PBS NewsHour
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Archaeologist Jerry Spangler brought PBS NewsHour’s Jeff Brown into Utah's Nine Mile Canyon for a first hand look at the ancient ruins there. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Robot sculptures feed the homeless in Phoenix

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PBS NewsHour
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Arizona artist Alexi Devilliers constructs sculptures, robots, and other fun creatures out of recycled tin cans. The tin cans he uses for his projects come from ingredients in meals he cooks up every week, which he then donates to elderly homeless veterans in phoenix. Continue


Service episode preview 2 min 40 sec

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Craft in America
PBS


Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014 (*check local listings). SERVICE: exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans. Featuring ceramic artist Ehren Tool, potter Judas Recendez, Peter Voulkos and other G.I. Bill artists, Pam DeLuco and the Paper Doll Project, and Eugene Burks Jr, saddler at the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon. Continue


Breaking stereotypes of Native American artists

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


"Cross Currents," an exhibit traveling around Colorado, features works by nine Native American artists who challenge our notion of what that means. Rocky Mountain PBS went inside to see what they could learn. Continue


Explore weaving in Asheville

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Craft in America
PBS


Explore weaving in Asheville. Archival courtesy of Biltmore Estate, Biltmore Industries Inc, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville, Grovewood Gallery, National Archives and Records Administration. Continue


Julie Silber talks about her love of quilts

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Craft in America
PBS


Quilt Historian Julie Silber talks about her love of quilts. Archival courtesy of Susan Einstein, jillyspoon, Library of Congress, Arthur Rothstein photo, Margaret Maloney, Mississippi Cultural Crossroads, Rachel Gehlhar photo, Monceau, National Archives and Records Administration, Irving Rusinow photo, Souls Grown Deep Foundation, Julie Silber. Continue


Detroit Arts

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Detroit Arts
PBS


Detroit Public Television presents Detroit Arts – connecting you with artists, musicians, events and performances from around Detroit and Southeast Michigan. Hear the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in your living room, explore the Detroit Institute of Arts like never before, and get a front-row seat to arts in the Motor City on Detroit Performs. Continue


Detroit Performs Clip: Sidewalk Festival

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Detroit Arts
PBS


The Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts founder, Ryan Myers-Johnson, takes inspiration from the city and gives back to the community, encouraging artists to share their work across the Detroit landscape. Episode 113/Segment 1. Continue


Preview for DSO: Live From Orchestra Hall

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Detroit Arts
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Live From Orchestra Hall features full performances from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Continue


Veronica Castillo builds a Tree of Life - Assembling

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Craft in America
PBS


Veronica Castillo builds a Tree of Life - Assembling the Tree of Life. Veronica is featured in the Holiday episode of Craft in America. Continue


Royal Paintbox - Preview

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PBS Arts
PBS


View rarely seen art by members of the English royal family, past and present; Prince Charles hosts. Continue


Service episode preview

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Craft in America
PBS


Watch a 30 sec preview of Craft in America: SERVICE, premering on PBS November 2, 2014 (*check local listings). SERVICE: exploring creativity, healing and our nation’s soldiers and veterans. Featuring ceramic artist Ehren Tool, potter Judas Recendez, Peter Voulkos and other G.I. Bill artists, Pam DeLuco and the Paper Doll Project, and Eugene Burks Jr, saddler at the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon. Continue


James Sullivan on craft and the creative economy

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Craft in America
PBS


Journalist James Sullivan on craft and the creative economy. Archival courtesy of Library of Congress, Frank W. Swallow photo, Jack Delano photo, Shane Yamane, Etsy. Continue


Learn about Lowell's Boat Shop production line

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Craft in America
PBS


Learn about Lowell's Boat Shop production line. Archival courtesy of Lowell's Boat Shop. Continue


Episode XII: Industry

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Craft in America
PBS


Industry: Handmade in the Creative Economy. Featuring Gee’s Bend quilters Lucy Mingo & Mary Ann Pettway, quilter Joe Cunningham, boat builder Graham McKay & Lowell’s Boat Shop, artist Bethanne Knudson & Libby O'Bryan & The Oriole Mill, jewelry artist Shane Yamane, Etsy. Continue


Industry episode preview

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Craft in America
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Industry: Handmade in the Creative Economy. Featuring Gee’s Bend quilters Lucy Mingo & Mary Ann Pettway, quilter Joe Cunningham, boat builder Graham McKay & Lowell’s Boat Shop, artist Bethanne Knudson & The Oriole Mill, jewelry artist Shane Yamane, Etsy. Continue


Documentary 'Dirty Wars' aims to make 'real' a covert war

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


"Dirty Wars" director Richard Rowley talks to the NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown about the dangers of investigating covert American wars in Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Gitte Gentile assembles Finnish Christmas Stars

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Craft in America
PBS


Scandanavian baker Gitte Gentile assembles Joulutortut, Finnish Christmas Stars and talks about other Scandanavian baked goods at the John C. Campbell Folk School. Continue


Woodcarver Harley Refsal carves holiday figure

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Craft in America
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Woodcarver Harley Refsal carves a holiday figure. Continue


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