The Gift of Art

May 5, 2019
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Episode Description

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” Edgar Degas Brigitte is Back! Resident BTSYA artist, Brigitte Jia co-hosts with Kenneth Jeon with lively discussions and in depth analysis on the meaning of art. Brigitte wrote the chapter, The Gift of Art in the new book by Cynthia Brian, Be the Star You Are! Millennials to Boomers Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World which both hosts read aloud. Kenneth offers his 20/20 Vision segment relating his favorite films on how to see art as a way of tapping into the core of human existence. The hosts believe that art is a way to examine human emotions and thoughts without being bound by physical or even conceptual restrictions. Brigitte shares the inside scoop of her first year of college living in “the Art Dorm”. Both Brigitte and Kenneth are also musicians lending another nod to artistic endeavors and the value to individual joy. Brigitte and Kenneth are a dynamic duo of creative prowess! Live art!

Express Yourself!

Sunday at 3 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel

Express Yourself! is an entertaining adolescent fusion program where passion, productivity, and possibility populate the airwaves. Produced by Starstyle Productions, LLC as an international outreach program of Be the Star You Are! charity, the radio program, Express Yourself! is a show for, by, and about teens. Hosted by teens and teenage field reporters from around the country, Express Yourself! is THE destination for teens to be heard. Within the walls of the young adult community, listeners are uplifted and encouraged to be the stars of your own life. Through collaboration and conversation, a global campus of young people express their views. Topics include anything that kids talk about-books, music, making a difference, technology, school, art, humor, writing, tough talks, health, sports, films, family, friends, foes, fashion, and fun. Come play in STAR country and Express Yourself!, Sundays at 3 PM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Empowerment.

The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

Broadcasting since 2011, twenty-seven young people from around the United States have regularly shared their passions and interests as hosts and reporters on Express Yourself! These teens are not afraid of the tough topics and thrill at the opportunity of interviewing a variety of guests including authors, actors, Olympians, scientists, musicians, poets, and experts of varied disciplines. As volunteers with Be the Star You Are! 501 c3 charity ( the Express Yourself! teens are accomplished youth striving to make a difference on our planet and are dedicated to sharing ideas while having fun and giving a voice to the voiceless. Meet our STARS at

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