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Filmmaker's Lounge with Kevin Epps: "You Don't Know Jack: The Jack Soo Story"

September 10, 2011 - 1:00pm3:00pm

You Don't Know Jack: The Jack Soo Story
SATURDAY, September 10
1 pm

You Don’t Know Jack tells the fascinating story of a pioneering American entertainer Jack Soo, an Oakland native who became the first Asian American to be cast in the lead role in a regular television series (Valentine’s Day, 1963), and later starred in the popular comedy show Barney Miller (1975–1978).

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Cochineal Red: The Art History of a Color

November 12, 2011 - 10:00am12:00pm

Elena Phipps, independent scholar and former Senior Museum Conservator with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is the author of Cochineal Red: The Art History of a Color (Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale University Press, 2010). The Textile Arts Council is pleased to welcome Ms. Phipps as she traces the origins of the famous insect-derived dye in the ancient Americas and its dissemination by global trade routes to the Old World.

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Discontinuing Wefts: The Brilliance and Beauty of Anatolian Kilims—The Caroline & H. McCoy Jones Collection

October 15, 2011 - 10:00am12:00pm

The Textile Arts Council welcomes Fine Arts Museums Curator Emerita of Textiles Cathryn Cootner. In conjunction with our exhibition The Art of the Anatolian Kilim: Highlights from the McCoy Jones Collection, we are pleased to have Ms. Cootner share her insights and enthusiasm with us.

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