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March 15, 2002
It’s All About Arts Expands to Internet
and Reports Personnel Changes

December 27, 1999
BNN-TV Arts Program Adds New Host - "It's All About Arts" show adds Diana La Vigne as Executive Producer & Co-Host

August 7, 1997
BNN-TV Announces Arts Programming Addition - "It's All About Arts" show is hitting Boston cable this fall

 

Date: March 15, 2002

It’s All About Arts Expands to Internet
and Reports Personnel Changes

March 2002, Boston MA…."It’s All About Arts", a Boston Neighborhood Network TV cable show now in it’s fifth year of programming announces the establishment of a web site and personnel changes. The web site now online at www.itsallaboutarts.com made its debut at the annual "It’s All About Arts" celebration held on March 5th at the Dreams of Freedom Museum in Boston. The web site contains a number of features including a schedule of upcoming guests, a links page to guests web sites and a monthly interview and profile of selected guests.

It’s All About Arts" announces that Diana La Vigne, co-host and executive producer will be leaving the show within the next two weeks to pursue a career opportunity in Miami, FL. La Vigne who began at the cable show in December of 1999 brought the show to an exciting level of visibility by creating a partnership with Museums Boston and introducing quest recruiters. According to founder Glenn Williams, "We will miss Diana’s energy and knowledge of the Boston arts community. We wish her the very best in her new career". Janice Williams, co-founder of the show will assume responsibilities for co-hosting and producing the program.

"It’s All About Arts" is a popular and entertaining one hour live television show that features guests from a wide variety of art related fields in the Greater Boston MA, USA area. Guests range from graphic artists and fine arts to entertainers to museum directors and event organizers. The show has featured over 400 guests since 1997. This 1 hour show is taped live at award winning BNN TV’s Boston studio in Park Square, Boston and rebroadcast 5 additional times weekly (Mondays 6-7pm & 11pm-12midnight/ Tuesdays 8-9pm / Fridays 7-8pm / Saturdays & Sundays 1-2pm). The mission of the show is to give visibility and voice to contemporary artists living and working in the Greater Boston area.

For more information call Janice Williams at 617-799-4911 or visit www.itsallaboutarts.com.

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Grammy Nominated Artist Kicks Off
‘The Beauty Within Asian Art’ Series on BNN TV 9 It’s All About Arts

During the week of September 23, 2002, The Beauty Within Asian Art Series will be featured on award winning BNN TV 9’s premiere show, It’s All About Arts. Guests include Grammy nominated Anthony Brown who is also the founder and leader of the Asian American Orchestra. Additionally, 12 year old Chinese Dulcimer, Kenneth Chan will be performing traditional musical pieces live on-air.

"It’s All About Arts" is a one-hour ‘LIVE’ BNN TV 9 show dedicated to promoting and educating in the world of art. The show was founded by Glenn Williams and has been on-air since August 1997 and in its 5th successful season. It’s All About Arts is sponsored by Museums Boston Magazine and Innovative Moves Real Estate and hosted by Glenn Williams and Diana La Vigne.

"It's All About Arts is a very popular program on Boston Neighborhood Network (BNN)," States Curtis Henderson Jr., General Manager of BNN. "Glen and Diana demonstrate their knowledge of the arts and the community in their enthusiastic interviews with outstanding local artists and musicians. The program is a great addition to the Channel 9 line up, and an important resource for the arts community in Boston."

The show has featured over 400 guests since its inception including organizations such as the Boston Ballet, the New England Conservatory, Shakespeare Theater, Opera UnMet, Snappy Dance Theater to featured events as the Arts Festival of Boston, National Storytelling Conference, Boston Film & Video Festival, to a number of remarkable artists like Award winning Romance Novelist, Suz Brockman, MTV featured band, Beverage, Freelance Journalist for Design Times & The Boston Globe- Julie Jackson, and Rosie O’Donnell Featured Band, Five O’clock Shadow. Guests range from Mendhi artists which is a traditional Indian henna hand painting, to hip hop dancers, to live bands, to fashion designers, to fine artists, to producers, to graphic designers to executives running art institutions/events.

"This series is inspired by Glenn Williams and my interest in learning more about the broad range of cultural influence in the world of art." Explains Diana La Vigne, BNN TV 9 It’s All About Arts Executive Producer "Asian artists have made significant contributions to the art landscape of the United States. This show is dedicated to the beauty and talent of those who allow others to see inside their world more closely through the use of art. This group of artists is driven to the preservation and continuance of their art. Glenn and I are both honored to be part of this process."

For more information on BNN TV 9 It’s All About Arts, visit them online at www.artfulgift.com/cable. The show can be found on Boston Cable Channel 9 and producers encourage Boston residents to tune in and call in live at 617-973-4848 to ask questions to the guests. The 1-hour television show is also rebroadcast Monday 11pm-12am, Tuesday 8pm-9pm, Friday 7pm-8pm, Saturday & Sunday 1pm-2pm. For more information on the station BNN TV 9, contact them at 617-720-2113 or visit them online at www.bnntv.org.

Calendar Listing:

Event: BNN TV 9 It’s All About Arts –The Beauty of Asian Art featuring the Asian American Orchestra founder, Anthony Brown & 12 year old Chinese Dulcimer, Kenneth Chan.

Dates/Times: September 23(6-7pm & 11pm-12am) Sept 24 (8pm-9pm), Sept 27 (7pm-8pm), Sept 28 & 29 (1pm-2pm)

Where: Watch on Boston Cable Channel 9

Contact Info: For information, visit us online at www.itsallaboutarts.com.

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