Artworks Season 4
Airing on MPT-HD on Thursdays at 8:30pm, Fridays 2:30am, repeats Sundays at 12:30pm, MPT-2 Sundays at 12pm
Episode 413, December 17, 2015
Co-Host Randi Benesch, Gordon Center for Performing Arts. Tonight, the mind of Wifredo Lam, an international artist inspired by his multicultural heritage. A tiny theatre stages experimental plays in a shop window. Buddhist Monks from India create a spellbinding sand mandala in Texas. And a Floridian combines his two passions – painting & sports, recreating some memorable moments.
Baltimore's slice of progressive soul
"Tall Talk" original from New Album "These Seeds"
Now available on iTunes
Episode 412, November 19, 2015
Co-Host: Randi Benesch, Gordon Center for Performing Arts. Jason Aaron of Marvel recreates Thor as a female superhero. A criminal lawyer paints impressionist landscapes. Contrasting exhibition of father and son artists. Acclaimed photographer/ director Gordon Parks' series on African American life in his Kansas hometown finally sees the light of day.
Marcia Wolfson Ray
The Borowsky Family
Known Internationally as "The American Virtuosi"
Episode 411, November 12, 2015
Co-Host: Gavin Witt of Center Stage. Tonight: the craftsmanship and innovation of the world's most recognizable name in fine jewelry – Cartier; wearable sculpture – its concept art; puppets come to life at Zoot Theatre; and tech store trash is repurposed into 3-D sculptural art.
Fine Art Photography
Composer, Dramatic Works for Voice
Episode 410, November 5, 2015
Artworks welcomes back guest Co-Hosts! Tonight, Gavin Witt of Center Stage introduces a story about Andris Nelsons, Boston Symphony's new music director; Amir Taghi, millennial fashion designer extraordinaire; and Alice Austen, one of America's pioneer female photographers. The episode closes with a feature on a blind craftsman defying his disability.
2015 Artist Fellowship
D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities
Smooth Jazz Guitarist
"Bossa Awhile" from album "Simply Stated"