One of the world’s finest guitar makers, Jol Dantzig has created custom electric guitars for hundreds of major recording artists including the Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pearl Jam, The Police, and Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen. In Spotlight on the Arts, Ed Wierzbicki visits with Dantzig in his Connecticut studio, where he hand-crafts a new line […]
Spotlight on the Arts
Eric Clemons introduces us to the sport of modern fencing. A local club shows him the ropes of swordplay, as well as the grace and strategy involved in this physically and mentally demanding pastime. It’s a swashbuckling good time, as Eric tries his hand (and the rapier) for the first time!
Artist Anne Cubberly dreams up ways to re-purpose the things we throw away, then puts them into creative motion. The results are captivating mechanical sculptures, giant puppets, and interactive projects for kids. Enter Cubberly’s playful and exotic world on this week’s Spotlight on the Arts.
Ed Wierzbicki visits with some aspiring young dancer-choreographers at Connecticut College, the state’s long established dance program led by David Dorfman, and shaped by some of the most notable names in the field.