Arts America Meets the Musical Group The 442s
The Nine Network Arts Series Also Includes a Segment Featuring an Inside Look at Claymation Artist Seth Mittag
St. Louis, MO — October 23, 2014 —The Nine Network’s weekly arts series Arts America explores the sounds of the St. Louis-based musical group The 442s. The 442s is comprised of two members of the St. Louis Symphony and two jazz musicians from the Erin Bode Group. Their fresh style of music combines jazz, classical, folk and rock. This segment will air as part of the show on November 1 at 3:30 p.m. on Nine PBS. (The show will be broadcast again on November 2 at 1:00 p.m.)
In other Arts America segments, claymation artist Seth Mittag demonstrates his art’s painstakingly precise process; cameras go inside Ohio’s Strand Theatre, one of the oldest cinemas in the country; and Susan Tumarkin Goodman, senior curator emerita at the Jewish Museum, New York, and Bella Meyer, Marc Chagall’s granddaughter, talk about the exhibition Chagall: Love, War and Exile.
Arts America is a weekly series showcasing arts stories from the Nine Network and PBS stations across the country. Nine’s St. Louis arts segments are also shown on PBS stations in 30 cities nationwide. Every episode spotlights local arts organizations. Arts America and all arts programming on the Nine Network are sponsored by PNC Bank. Arts America programs can be viewed atnineNet.org/ArtsAmerica.
About the Nine Network of Public Media
The Nine Network of Public Media is a multifaceted public media organization creating a network of individuals and organizations empowered by public media to strengthen civic life. One of the nation’s most watched public television stations, Nine offers the people of the St. Louis region multiple ways to explore the world and become engaged in civic life, including the Nine Center for Public Engagement,www.nineNet.org and four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine World, Nine Create and Nine Kids). The Nine Network’s rich legacy of serving the community was launched in 1954 and continues through our mission of bringing St. Louis together as we connect our region to the world and the world to St. Louis.