Venture inside the creative process of artists from across the country. WGBH’s Jared Bowen will take you to the sets, studios and stages of artists everywhere and introduce American artists making a splash on the national scene and right here in Boston. 

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Coming Up: Jared sits down with Boston comedian Kelly MacFarland to discuss the 7th Annual Women in Comedy Festival, running through April 26.


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"The Art of Baseball" and Women in Comedy Festival

"The Art of Baseball" and Women in Comedy Festival

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

With memorabilia, folk art and honorary curator Doris Kearns Goodwin, The Concord Museum is hoping for a home run with its spring exhibiton, "The Art of Baseball." Next, 30 shows, almost 200 performers—that’s a lotta funny ladies in town for this year’s Women in Comedy Festival. We invited a couple of them here for a stand-up conversation. Plus the makings of an American painter, and photography from the drone zone. 

Edward M. Kennedy Institute and Countertenor David Hansen

Edward M. Kennedy Institute and Countertenor David Hansen

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared visits the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, which is dedicated to educating the public about our government, invigorating public discourse and encouraging participatory democracy. Plus, a conversation with countertenor David Hansen, who is performing in Boston Baroque’s production of Handel’s opera,Agrippina, on stage April 24 and April 25.

Museum of World War II and "In the Wake"

Museum of World War II and "In the Wake"

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared visits Natick’s Museum of World War II. Then, he’s joined by curator Anne Havinga for a discussion on the photography exhibit, In The Wake, on view at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston through July 12.

Secret Flower Sculptures, Anne Hawley, Andrew Lippa and Simon Curtis

Secret Flower Sculptures, Anne Hawley, Andrew Lippa and Simon Curtis

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared visits the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum for the Jean-Michel Othoniel: Secret Flower Sculptures exhibition, on view through September 7. Jared also has a conversation with their departing director, Anne Hawley. Composer Andrew Lippa discusses Big Fish at the Speak Easy Stage Company and Director Simon Curtis talks to Jared about his new film, "Woman in Gold."

Project Step and Billy Porter

Project Step and Billy Porter

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared visits with Project STEP, whose mission is to identify musically talented children from underrepresented Boston communities and provide them with comprehensive music and string instrument instruction. Then, a conversation with Billy Porter who is in Boston to direct George Wolfe’s classic play exploring the African American experience, The Colored Museum.

The Handel and Haydn Society and photographer Liane Brandon

The Handel and Haydn Society and photographer Liane Brandon

Open Studio With Jared Bowen

Jared visits the Handel and Haydn Society for a preview of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, playing March 27 and March 29 and the Bicentennial gala on April 18. Then, he sits down with photographer Liane Brandon to discuss her exhibit in the Mayor’s Gallery at City Hall, LIFT/Women Powerlifters, March 2–31.

Schedule

Sunday
4/26/15 11:30 AM
WGBX 44
Friday
5/1/15 8:30 PM
WGBH 2
Sunday
5/3/15 11:00 AM
WGBH 2
Sunday
5/3/15 11:30 AM
WGBX 44

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