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 - January 2014
Celebration of Blues & Soul: The 1989 Inaugural Concert – 3/5 at 8:30pm
Stevie Ray Vaughan and some of the biggest names in blues and rock history perform their hits.
Celtic Woman: Emerald – 3/6 at 8:30pm
Ireland and Celtic heritage are celebrated with Irish anthems, pop standards and original music.
Il Divo: Live in London – 3/6 at 7pm
The internationally acclaimed operatic pop group performs favorites and new material in an intimate concert at the London Coliseum.
Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughn in Session – 3/7 at 10pm
Two of the greatest musicians to ever play the blues on electric guitar jam in this 1983 session.
Big Band Vocalists – 3/9 at 7pm
Highlights the greatest "crooners" and "canaries" of the 1940s, including Perry Como and Doris Day.
Journey 2014: Don’t Stop Believin’ – 3/10 at 7pm
The story of how the rock band Journey found their new lead singer, Arnel Pineda, is chronicled.
Brit Floyd: Live at the Red Rocks – 3/10 at 8:30pm
Brit Floyd plays live at the Red Rocks.
Joe Bonamassa: Tour De Force-Live in London – 3/13 at 8:30pm
Interviews chronicle the atmospheric rise of blues rock guitarist and singer Joe Bonamassa.
Artbeat Nation – 3/23 & 3/30 at 5pm
Each week Eight showcases music, dance, theatre, literature and the visual arts with stories from all across America.
Austin City Limits: “Esperanza Spalding” – 3/22 at 11pm
Jazz/soul singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding performs in support of her LP "Radio Music Society."
Austin City Limits: “Bonnie Raitt / Mavis Staples” – 3/29 at 11pm
Raitt presents songs from "Slipstream" and Staples performs new songs and Staple Singers classics.
American Masters “Lennon NYC” – 3/21 at 8pm
Concert footage and conversations with close friends establish John Lennon as an American artist.
Live from Lincoln Center “Patina Miller in Concert” – 3/28 at 8pm
Tony Award winner Patina Miller performs music ranging from classic R&B to Broadway's best.
Arizona Artbeat – 3/28 at 9pm
Eight goes behind the scenes to showcase the venues that are shaping Arizona's cultural past and present.
Mayme Kratz / Stand Still – 3/28 at 9:30pm
Arizona artist Mayme Kratz creates resin sculptures using material from overlooked desert debris.
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.
The Arts on Arizona Horizon
The Arts on Horizonte