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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, Mar 16, 2013 - 5:00 PM    "Massimo & Lella Vignelli" "Design must be intellectually elegant," poses Massimo Vignelli. "What is intellectually elegant? Well, it's the opposite of vulgar." As the man behind such simple and beautiful design from the Helvetica font to the New York Subway map, the design world is indebted to this pragmatic yet lyrical designer. D
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Saturday, Apr 20, 2013 - 5:00 PM "Jason Alexander" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Apr 20, 2013 - 9:00 PM "Jason Alexander" (PLUS)
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