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New Season of "Craft in America" includes Kansas City

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KCAI Ceramics Chair Cary Esser (left) is featured in the latest installment of "Craft in America."

According to Carol Sauvion, the creator and co-executive producer of the award-winning PBS series, "Craft in America," the crafting climate - from pottery to beadworking to blacksmithing - is stronger than ever.

By Laura Spencer

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Kansas City, MO – Season two of the series "Craft in America" premieres October 7, 2009 on PBS stations (check KCPT and KTWU for listings). It includes a visit to the Kansas City Art Institute's ceramics department.

KCUR's Laura Spencer talked to Sauvion - between preview screenings in Santa Fe - about the project's origins.

October 7, 2009
7:00 pm: "Craft In America : Origins"
8:00 pm: "Craft In America : Process" (includes Kansas City Art Institute)

Check here for a preview of the new season of "Craft in America" on PBS.

Previous episodes of "Craft in America":
Episode 1: Memory
Episode II - Landscape
Episode III - Community

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