This week on The Local Show: Alphapointe Association for the Blind is celebrating its Centennial Anniversary, Tavis Smiley’s America I AM: The African American Imprint exhibit comes to town, and local painter/sculptor Rita Blitt creates important works that are exhibited throughout the world.
Alphapointe Association for the Blind provides people with vision loss the support, training and skills they need to work, live and be independent.
PBS talk show host Tavis Smiley and community leader Peter Yelorda sit down with Nick Haines to discuss Smiley’s America I AM: The African American Imprint, the new Union Station exhibit running through January 12, 2008.
Local painter/sculptor Rita Blitt showcases her artwork all over the world and was commissioned to create the sculpture that will be the focal point of the new Skywalk Memorial honoring those people who lost their lives or were injured in the Hyatt Regency skywalk collapse on July 17, 1981.
The Local Show
Watch Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 7:30pm.