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Alavi, King, and Tippy Canoe

Follow conceptual artist Seyed Alavi as he installs a temporary piece at San Francisco's Exploratorium.

Travel with Alonzo King to New York City as he mounts new ballets with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Hear the unique ukelele stylings of Tippy Canoe and the Paddlemen.

[Original air date: Wed, Jun 20, 2007]

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 5:00am
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 5:30pm
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Featured Profiles:

Seyed Alavi

Explore complicated questions with conceptual artist Seyed Alavi and his public art projects.

Alonzo King

Travel with Alonzo King to New York City as he mounts new ballets with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Tippy Canoe and the Paddlemen

Hang out with Tippy Canoe and the Paddlemen at Alameda's Speisekammer.

Spark Video Player

Please note that not all of the Spark video segments are included on this playlist. We are adding more weekly, but many more are available individually on corresponding artist profile pages. To find more videos, search the Artist Profiles directory.

Acknowledgments

Major funding for Spark is provided by by Diane B. Wilsey. Additional funding is provided by the George Frederick Jewett Foundation, Helen Sarah Steyer, and Gretchen Kimball.

Spark is a production of KQED.

Spark airs on KQED 9 on Tuesdays at 7:30pm. Repeat broadcasts can be seen throughout the week on KQED.

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