Beyond the Headlines

Show topic: Preserving the Arts
December 12, 2012 8:41:04 PM PST
ABC7's Emmy award-winning public affairs show, "Beyond the Headlines," provides in-depth coverage of the topics and issues facing the people of the Bay Area. Throughout the year, "Beyond the Headlines" airs half-hour specials on issues, ranging from Bay Area housing to same-sex marriage.

December 9, 2012
Preserving the Arts
Hosted by ABC7's Cheryl Jennings

This week's episode of "Beyond the Headlines" looks at the performing arts and the importance of preserving the arts. We showcase two beloved organizations in the Bay Area that have brought us the joy of dance and music for decades. The struggling economy is taking a toll on their budgets, which is threatening their existence. Help preserve these cherished traditions for generations to come.

Studio Guests

Susan Somaya
Board Chairman
World Arts West

Julie Mushet
Executive Director
World Art West

CK Ladzekpo
Artist Director
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

Graham Lustig
Artistic Director
Oakland Ballet Company

Chantelle Pianetta
Oakland Ballet Company

Bobby Briscoe
Oakland Ballet Company