John Zoccoli is a visual artist who spent 25 years in prison until his release in June, 2020. During his incarceration, he became involved in a program called Rehabilitation Through The Arts (RTA) — which he says transformed his life. Tonight, he gives us his Brief But Spectacular take on art and healing. It's part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

Duration: 3:12

Environmental health advocate Catherine Coleman Flowers is the founder of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice (CREEJ), where she works on multiple fronts to improve public health and economic development, including access to water and sanitation amidst the growing threat of climate change. Tonight, she gives her Brief But Spectacular take on fighting America’s dirty secret.

Duration: 3:16

Alonzo King is a visionary choreographer who is altering the way we look at dance. Born in Georgia to civil rights activist parents, King found his own form of expression through the language of movement, and ultimately went on to found Alonzo King LINES Ballet, a San Francisco based dance company. He gives us his Brief But Spectacular take on life and movement.

Duration: 3:16

Jubi Arriola-Headley is a Black, queer poet and first-generation American whose work explores themes of manhood, vulnerability, and joy. He recently released his debut collection of poems, “Original Kink.” As part of our arts and coverage series, CANVAS, he gives us his Brief But Spectacular take on the call to write, and the world that has shaped him.

Duration: 3:24