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Web site: www.artwolfe.com

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In ART WOLFE'S TRAVELS TO THE EDGE, internationally acclaimed photographer Art Wolfe continues his work as an artist, teacher, advocate and guide by inviting viewers to experience remote, awe-inspiring locations across the planet. Over the course of his 30-year career, Wolfe's stunning pictures have interpreted and recorded the world's fast-disappearing wildlife, landscapes and native cultures. During the series, Wolfe's curiosity, hope and enthusiasm serve him well as he explores spectacular glaciers, stunning deserts, colorful rainforests, remote mountain peaks, important tribal gatherings and untouched habitats. High Definition images reveal the beauty and wonder of locations including Patagonia, Peru, Bolivia, Alaska, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Madagascar, Nepal, India and South Georgia Island.

TV Schedule

Japan: Hokkaido and Honshu #201 [TV-G]
Art ventures north to the remote region of Hokkaido to view iconic red-crested cranes, south to the mountains to take a dip in Nagano's hot springs with mischievous macaque snow monkeys, and to the sacred temples of Mt. Fuji and Koyosan on a photographic pilgrimage.

  • KET Sunday, January 11 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, January 15 at 10:30 pm EST

Australia: Arnhemland and the Kimberley #202 [TV-G]
Art captures images of intricate rock art painted thousands of years ago, discovers canyons carved by wind and water, and witnesses an ancient aboriginal dance as he chronicles the connection between Australia's first people and the natural world.

  • KET Sunday, January 18 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, January 22 at 10:30 pm EST

Mali: Sahel to the Sahara #203 [TV-G]
Art follows the river road to the camouflaged villages of the cliff-dwelling Dogon people, floats downriver to Djenne's fantastic mud mosque, heads into the desert with nomadic Tuaregs, and finally travels on to Timbuktu to rendezvous with a camel caravan.

  • KET Sunday, January 25 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, January 29 at 10:30 pm EST

Antarctica and the Falkland Islands #204 [TV-G]
Art crosses the infamous Drake Passage—the treacherous body of water south of Cape Horn—to explore the Falkland Islands and the Antarctic coast in search of wildlife and landscapes indigenous to this pristine and unforgiving land.

  • KET Sunday, February 1 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, February 5 at 10:30 pm EST

Brazil: The Pantanal #205 [TV-G]
Located in the heart of South America, the Pantanal is the world's largest wetland and home to one of the densest concentrations of wildlife on the planet. Art arrives just as the seasonal floods have receded and discovers both an ecological paradise and a vibrant cowboy culture.

  • KET Sunday, February 8 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, February 12 at 10:30 pm EST

West Africa: Togo and Benin #206 [TV-G]
Art visits villages known for their vibrant inhabitants and intense rituals and discovers frenzied trances, powerful masked dances, and an extraordinary fire-eating ceremony.

  • KET Sunday, February 15 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET2 Thursday, February 19 at 10:30 pm EST

New Zealand #207 [TV-G]
Art captures portraits of contemporary Maori artists who wear their stories on their faces in the form of sacred tattoos, and convey their sense of stewardship through their art. Then, he heads off to the wild South Island to explore its natural history.

  • KET Sunday, February 22 at 11:30 pm EST
  • KET Sunday, February 22 at 11:32 pm EST
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