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Paul Larson

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National award-winning producer Paul Larson is best known as the face of the arts on Mountain Lake PBS.  Besides anchoring duties on Borderless North and Art Express, Paul produces the "Spotlight" segments that brighten our lives with stories of people who excel in the arts, education, technology and health care. 

PERFORMING ARTS - Violinist Joshua Bell abandons his violin

Violinist accidentally leaves his violin behind. more »

Mar 24, 2015 11:12 AM Arts & Culture

TECHNOLOGY & HEALTH CARE - Robotic Assisted Surgery

An upstate New York woman undergoes robotic assisted surgery. more »

Mar 24, 2015 11:08 AM Arts & Culture

PERFORMING ARTS - Il Volo members remain humble

Enter the private world of four young Italian singers with big voices. more »

Mar 24, 2015 11:07 AM Arts & Culture

PERFORMING ARTS - Renée Fleming sings the praises of opera.

Explore the career of the opera singer and spokesperson. more »

Mar 24, 2015 10:55 AM Arts & Culture

EDUCATION - Therapy dog helps young readers

A dalmatian named Pepper boosts readers' confidence. more »

Mar 24, 2015 10:53 AM Arts & Culture

TECHNOLOGY - Flight Simulators

Pilots practice for the worst to prepare for real flight. more »

Mar 23, 2015 4:25 PM Arts & Culture

Interview with Big Bird

"Art Express Classic - Big Bird" features a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of Sesame Street. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:39 PM Arts & Culture

Andre Rieu

"Art Express Classic - Andre Rieu" goes inside the violinist's home in the Netherlands. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:39 PM Arts & Culture

Maria on Sesame Street

"Art Express Classic - Maria on Sesame Street" looks behind-the-scenes to highlight the career of Sonia Manzano. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:38 PM Arts & Culture

Yanni interview

"Art Express Classic - Yanni" showcases the career of the Greek-born musician. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:38 PM Arts & Culture

Paint By Number... seriously!

"Art Express - Paint by Number." Artists discuss whether the hobby is a craft or an art? more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:38 PM Arts & Culture

John Lloyd Young, a smash on Broadway

John Lloyd Young talks about his transition from an enthusiastic theater patron in Broadway theaters to starring in "Jersey Boys." more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:37 PM Arts & Culture

Francois Clemmons sings the praises of Mister Rogers

"Art Express Classic - Francois Clemmons" takes a musical journey through the career of an opera singer on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:37 PM Arts & Culture

Sculptor prefers broken bodies

"Art Express - Laura Santini - Broken Bodies" explores the art of a Montreal sculptor. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:37 PM Arts & Culture

Dancing with animation on stage

"Art Express - 4D art - Norman" goes onstage with a dancer and the animations who become his dance partners. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:36 PM Arts & Culture

Artist's paintings are ALL WET!

"Art Express - Victoria Wonnacott - Water Paintings" explores a body of work by Montreal artist Victoria Wonnacott, who enjoys painting her husband in the shower. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:36 PM Arts & Culture

Ballet dancers are light as "Air"

"Art Express" Classic - Rebecca Kelly Ballet Dancers" shows dancers who don't tip toe around environmental issues. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:35 PM Arts & Culture

Ruins inspire artists

"Art Express - Ruins inspire artists - Gatineau Park" looks at the ruins that beautify a park in Quebec, and the artists who flock to them. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:35 PM Arts & Culture

Adirondack Documentary Gets National Distribution

The story of an Adirondack woman’s life will get the chance to inspire the rest of the country, thanks to the distribution of a local documentary by a national television service. Local viewers may also wish to see the program for the first time. more »

Nov 7, 2014 8:02 PM Press Releases

PERFORMING ARTS - Violinist Joshua Bell abandons his violin

Violinist accidentally leaves his violin behind. more »

Mar 24, 2015 11:12 AM Arts & Culture

TECHNOLOGY & HEALTH CARE - Robotic Assisted Surgery

An upstate New York woman undergoes robotic assisted surgery. more »

Mar 24, 2015 11:08 AM Arts & Culture

PERFORMING ARTS - Il Volo members remain humble

Enter the private world of four young Italian singers with big voices. more »

Mar 24, 2015 11:07 AM Arts & Culture

PERFORMING ARTS - Renée Fleming sings the praises of opera.

Explore the career of the opera singer and spokesperson. more »

Mar 24, 2015 10:55 AM Arts & Culture

EDUCATION - Therapy dog helps young readers

A dalmatian named Pepper boosts readers' confidence. more »

Mar 24, 2015 10:53 AM Arts & Culture

HEALTH CARE & PERFORMANCE - The Boobie Sisters

The singing survivors offer hope through humor. more »

Mar 23, 2015 4:58 PM Arts & Culture

TECHNOLOGY - Flight Simulators

Pilots practice for the worst to prepare for real flight. more »

Mar 23, 2015 4:25 PM Arts & Culture

TECHNOLOGY - Digital Art in Montreal

See the amazing installations of an emerging art form. more »

Mar 23, 2015 4:24 PM Arts & Culture

VISUAL ART - Sculptor's sadness inspires art

An estranged daughter inspires art by Heide Messing. more »

Mar 23, 2015 4:23 PM Arts & Culture

Interview with Big Bird

"Art Express Classic - Big Bird" features a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse of Sesame Street. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:39 PM Arts & Culture

Andre Rieu

"Art Express Classic - Andre Rieu" goes inside the violinist's home in the Netherlands. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:39 PM Arts & Culture

Maria on Sesame Street

"Art Express Classic - Maria on Sesame Street" looks behind-the-scenes to highlight the career of Sonia Manzano. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:38 PM Arts & Culture

Yanni interview

"Art Express Classic - Yanni" showcases the career of the Greek-born musician. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:38 PM Arts & Culture

Paint By Number... seriously!

"Art Express - Paint by Number." Artists discuss whether the hobby is a craft or an art? more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:38 PM Arts & Culture

Sculptor prefers broken bodies

"Art Express - Laura Santini - Broken Bodies" explores the art of a Montreal sculptor. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:37 PM Arts & Culture

John Lloyd Young, a smash on Broadway

John Lloyd Young talks about his transition from an enthusiastic theater patron in Broadway theaters to starring in "Jersey Boys." more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:37 PM Arts & Culture

Francois Clemmons sings the praises of Mister Rogers

"Art Express Classic - Francois Clemmons" takes a musical journey through the career of an opera singer on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:37 PM Arts & Culture

Dancing with animation on stage

"Art Express - 4D art - Norman" goes onstage with a dancer and the animations who become his dance partners. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:36 PM Arts & Culture

Artist's paintings are ALL WET!

"Art Express - Victoria Wonnacott - Water Paintings" explores a body of work by Montreal artist Victoria Wonnacott, who enjoys painting her husband in the shower. more »

Mar 23, 2015 2:36 PM Arts & Culture