Explore the arts on Eight through these fascinating encounters with the most talented and creative artists living right here in our own community. Be inspired!
Arts Programming on Eight - September 2014
Arizona Artbeat – 9/5 at 8pm
Eight goes behind the scenes to showcase the venues that are shaping Arizona's cultural past and present.
Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace – 9/5 at 9pm
View an intimate portrait of one of this generation's most intriguing and accomplished visionaries.
Books & Co. #1707 - Sue Monk Kidd “The Invention of Wings” – 9/5 at 11:30pm
Austin City Limits “Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell” – 9/6 at 11pm
The country music legends play favorites and songs from their joint LP "Old Yellow Moon."
Great Performances at the Met “La Cenerentola” – 9/7 at 9am
Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonatos stars as the title character in Rossini's Cinderella story.
Artbeat Nation – 9/7, 9/14, 9/21 & 9/28 at 5pm
Each week Eight showcases music, dance, theatre, literature and the visual arts with stories from all across America.
James McNeill Whistler and the Case for Beauty – 9/12 at 8pm
Anjelica Huston narrates a look at how the groundbreaking artist struggled to find his own voice.
Royal Paintbox – 9/12 at 9pm
Charles, Prince of Wales, reveals a remarkable treasure trove of artistic work by his forebears.
Books & Co. #1708 – Bill Bryson, “America: One Summer, 1927” – 9/12 at 11:30pm
Austin City Limits “The Head & the Heart/Gomez” – 9/13 at 11pm
Seattle's the Head and the Heart performs. The British veterans follow with eclectic modern rock.
Austin City Limits “The Steve Miller Band/Preservation Hall Jazz Band” – 9/20 at 11pm
Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits. The PHJB presents classic New Orleans jazz.
Live from Lincoln Center “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert” – 9/26 at 8pm
Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece comes back to life in this bold new production.
Books & Co. #1709 - Robert Edsel, “The Monuments Men” – 9/20 at midnight
Austin City Limits “Coldplay” - 9/27 at 11pm
Grammy-winners Coldplay perform hits and selections from their LP, Mylo Xyloto.
Arizona Artforms is a series of video portraits of the artists living among us, revealing the wonder of the creative process. The video portraits were rendered in 1989 and 1990 with the intention of de-mystifying the process of art and infusing the human element into the creation of icons and objects.
The series, produced by Eight-KAET, Phoenix, was written and directed by Sheilah Britton, photographed and edited by Richard Torruellas, and edited by Richard Torruellas, Ben Avechuco and Sheilah Britton.
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