Máire Clerkin: A New Beginning in L.A. | KCET
Máire Clerkin: A New Beginning in L.A.
Writer, actor, choreographer, voice actor, and teaching artist with Los Angeles Music Center, Clerkin is a certified Irish dance teacher-adjudicator, with degrees in Performing Arts and Broadcast Journalism. Before emigrating from London in 2003, Clerkin worked in theatre and is currently writing a comedy screenplay about the world of Irish Dance. Clerkin tells her story of coming to L.A. and finding opportunity and sunshine.
"Telling L.A." is an hour-long special that explores the art and craft of storytelling, in order to honor and to celebrate the diversity — as well as the commonality — of the human experience. In four segments, subjects are asked what brought them to Los Angeles.
Diego helps Doña Teresa get out of jail but for a price.KCET Original
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Nearly 17 percent of workers in the US are immigrants. Take them away, and the economy would tank.KCET Original
Niklas meets up with three generations of fishermen and goes fishing for haddock.KCET Original
Rosey visits Anacapa Island and the Ventura Harbor, rides her bike to Ojai, and checks out Thacher Observatory.KCET Original
On his first-ever expedition to Siberia, George witnesses the alarming effect of melting permafrost, visits a 12,000-year-old dog, and camps out with reindeer herders on the chilliest night of his life.
George heads Down Under during fire season to see if climate change is slowly causing Australia to become uninhabitable.
Diego helps Doña Teresa get out of jail but for a price.
It is an adobe structure built in the early 1900s by the man who discovered the famous mineral springs that give Desert Hot Springs its name.