Art Zone with Nancy Guppy

A lively look at Seattle’s creative scene -- Fridays | 8 p.m.

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About Art Zone with Nancy Guppy

Take a look at Seattle's fabulous creative scene, with fresh highlights from local arts, entertainment and cultural happenings. Art Zone with Nancy Guppy features interviews with local artists and performers, reviews and previews of current offerings, and lots of surprises. New episodes of Art Zone with Nancy Guppy premiere Friday nights at 8 p.m., with additional playbacks throughout the week.

Host Nancy Guppy grew up in Seattle and, with the exception of a three-year stint in Los Angeles, has lived in the city her entire life. Before creating arts programming for the Seattle Channel, Nancy spent 10 years as a writer/performer/producer on KING TV's late night comedy show, Almost Live!. Nancy enjoys morning coffee, daily walks, dinner with friends, hang time with husband Joe, and hitting the local art scene as much as she possibly can.

Art Zone with Nancy Guppy
Art Zone with Nancy Guppy

Art Zone barrels into Hattie's Hat in Ballard, where owner Max Generaux shares some history about the iconic watering hole. Author Mary McKinley discusses her teen novel,  Beau, Lee, The Bomb and Me, about a tribe of bullied misfits. Marcie Sillman, host of KUOW's The Record, takes a break from the headlines to share her not-so-secret love for ballet. Plus, we head to Hattie's back room for a rare, solo, acoustic performance by Ayron Jones then pop in to Bop Street Records, where jazz guitarist Bill Frisell talks about the inspiration for his new CD Guitar in the Space Age.