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The Artist Toolbox

In THE ARTIST TOOLBOX, leading American actors, singers, musicians, designers, painters, dancers, architects and authors discuss their challenges and passions, and the satisfaction they derive from practicing their art. Writer-director John Jacobsen, a faculty member at TheFilmSchool in Seattle, coaxes from his talented subjects engaging insights and candor. Surprising moments from these intimate, frank and humorous discussions reveal the raw beauty behind the creative process. This season, Jacobsen joins inspiring creative masters, including Tony-winning actor Jason Alexander, pop/classical crossover violinist David Garrett, author Isabel Allende, Grammy-winning performer John Legend, fashion designers Isabel and Ruben Toledo, actor Tom Skerritt, haute couture . . .

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Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 - 5:00 PM    "Isabel & Ruben Toledo" "I do what I do because I love to do it," cries the passionate, acclaimed fashion designer Isabel Toledo who, in addition to other achievements, designed the gown First Lady Michelle Obama wore at her husband's inauguration. Join host John Jacobsen as he strolls through Isabel's atelier, and take a peek at the eclectic New York studio of her husband Ruben Toledo, as he creates. How do you define art? "Feeling!" says Ruben. D
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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Tom Skerritt" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Mar 16, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Massimo & Lella Vignelli" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Mar 23, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Hugh Newell Jacobsen" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Mar 30, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Irina Dvorovenko and Maxim Beloserkovsky" (PLUS)
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