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Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch’s Accuser
Season 8, Episode 7
"Vireo: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch’s Accuser" is now available for streaming. Watch the 12 full episodes now or on television June 13.
"Vireo" is a new made-for-TV opera composed by Lisa Bielawa on a libretto by Erik Ehn and directed by Charles Otte. "Vireo" tears down the set limitations of a staged opera, transporting the viewer to locations across the country, including Alcatraz Island, a monastery on the Hudson River, a studio in Downtown LA, an abandoned train station in Oakland, and the California Redwoods. An orchestra in the pit is replaced with world-class musicians from across the country – on camera, inside the action – including Kronos Quartet, violinist Jennifer Koh, San Francisco Girls Chorus, cellist Joshua Roman, Alarm Will Sound, PRISM Saxophone Quartet, American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME), soprano Deborah Voigt, and many others. Dive into the world of Vireo through librettos, essays, and production notes. Use the content guide to decode the symbols and learn more about the characters and musicians.
Frank Lloyd Wright accelerated the search for L.A.'s authentic architecture. This episode explores the provocative theory that his early homes in L.A. were also a means of artistic catharsis for Wright.
The vast, strange, sometimes contradictory world of the urban desert and its people are explored in 11 public art exhibits and their respective locations scattered throughout Coachella Valley.
For more than 20 years, Doug Aitken has shifted the perception and location of images and narratives. His diverse works demonstrate the nature and structure of our ever-mobile, ever-changing, image-based contemporary condition.
This look at Los Angeles’ Olvera Street is part-history lesson and part-immersion in stereotype of the birthplace of Los Angeles.
In East L.A. during the 1960s and 1970s, a group of young activists used creative tools like writing and photography as a means for community organizing, providing a platform for the Chicano Movement.
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Season 9, Episode 4
This look at Los Angeles’ Olvera Street is part-history lesson and part-immersion in stereotype of the birthplace of Los Angeles. Emmy® award-winning journalist, author and musician Rubén Martínez, explores the sometimes-violent, 200-year struggle for the political and symbolic control of the city as told in “Variedades” — an interdisciplinary performance series that brings together music, spoken word, theater, comedy and the visual arts, loosely based on the Mexican vaudeville shows of early-20th century Los Angeles.
Season 9, Episode 5
In East Los Angeles during the late 1960s and 1970s, a group of young activists used creative tools like writing and photography as a means for community organizing, providing a platform for the Chicano Movement in the form of the bilingual newspaper/magazine La Raza. In the process, the young activists became artists themselves and articulated a visual language that shed light on the daily life, concerns and struggles of the Mexican-American experience in Southern California and provided a voice to the Chicano Rights Movement.
Season 9, Episode 6
Throughout its history, the natural beauty of California has inspired artists from around the world from 19th-century plein air painting of pastoral valleys and coasts to early 20th-century photography of the wilderness (embodied famously in the work of Ansel Adams) and the birth of the light and space movement in the 1960s. Today, as artists continue to engage with California’s environment, they echo and critique earlier art practices that represent nature in “The Golden State” in a particular way. Featuring artists Richard Misrach and Hillary Mushkin.
Season 9, Episode 7
This episode profiles four California artists who make motherhood a part of their art: Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Andrea Chung, Rebecca Campbell and Tanya Aguiñiga. There's a persisting assumption in contemporary art circles that you can't be a good artist and good mother both. But these artists are working to shatter this cliché, juggling demands of career and family and finding inspiring ways to explore the maternal in their art.
Season 9, Episode 8
Native American basketry has long been viewed as a community craft, yet the artistic quality and value of these baskets are on par with other fine art. Now Native peoples across the country are revitalizing basketry traditions and the country looks to California as a leader in basket weaving revitalization.
The two-mile Pelican Bluffs Trail has recently opened along the sandstone bluffs of Mendocino County.KCET Original
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Watch host, Elizabeth Espinosa, share the history of immigration policy in the United States.KCET Original
Sami Yaffa travels to the emerald green island of Ireland.KCET Original
In May 1968, Paris was home to protests that questioned the French social reality, a mentality that grew into a global movement.KCET Original
In Nairobi, a political cartoonist, a hip-hop drummer queen, a filmmaker and a disabled contemporary dancer challenge the corruption of an ossified political class.
Diego helps Doña Teresa get out of jail but for a price.
The third season of "Sound Tracker" begins with Sami Yaffa’s exploring music's influence on Colombia.
Veteran war correspondents Stuart Ramsay and Alex Crawford explore behind the scenes of reporting on four separate stories in the world's most dangerous areas
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