Denise Chávez, Amir Taghi, Alice Austen

Airs Saturday November 14, at 4:00 pm on Ch. 5.1

Denise Chávez

Episode 2135(Denise Chavez)2

A distinguished author, playwright, and activist, New Mexican Denise Chávez shares her inspiration.

“If you’re attuned to the writing of the world and the story of the world, you don’t have to go anywhere. All you have to do is go get a hamburger at Blake’s and the story’s right there.”


Also on the program:

Based in DC, Words Beats & Life transforms the lives of young people through the creativity of hip-hop.
“It’s about cultivating a community of leaders and artists who understand their connection and responsibility to use their skills and talents to transform their lives and the communities in which they live.”

18-year-old designer Amir Taghi presents his work at New York Fashion Week.
“I feel like persistence is a very key point in becoming whatever you want to be.”

Among America’s earliest and most prolific female photographers, Alice Austen captures the Victorian Era.
“Alice Austen had a very women-centric world and she and three of her other friends were what was termed “The Darned Club.” They had this very close relationship that didn’t involve men.”

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