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Colorado Public Television to Host Jefferson Rubin Documentary Fundraiser

Release Date: 08/30/12
Author: Pam Osborne
MEDIA ADVISORY

Colorado Public Television to Host Jefferson Rubin Documentary Fundraiser
Tribute and Silent Art Auction on Sunday, September 9, Wynkoop Brewing Company


Colorado Public Television (CPT12, PBS) will host a tribute and silent art auction to raise funds for the currently-in-production documentary Jefferson Rubin: The Hero’s Journey. The event will be held on Sunday afternoon, September 9, from 2- 5 p.m. at the Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, Denver CO 80202. Admission is free but donations are requested.

CPT12 Producer/Director Joshua V. Hassel (Allen True’s West, REX RAY, Sandzén: Ecstasy of Color) is currently in production on an hour-long documentary on the life and art of Jefferson Rubin. Through the use of Jefferson’s writings and first hand reminiscences  of art experts, family and friends, the hour-long documentary will reveal the fascinating life story of the creative young neo-classical sculptor.

Jefferson Rubin (1959 – 1995) was a brilliant young artist whose sculptures were classically inspired. A Colorado native, Jefferson studied in Italy and the United States and founded La Scuola, Classical Sculpture School in Denver. His artworks were exhibited in galleries and museums across the country and abroad. Jefferson died in a tragic mountain accident in 1995. His artwork can be seen in the Fresco Fine Arts Book Frammenti Della Vita, The Art and Writings of Jefferson D. Rubin.

 “I gave my heart to nature and my soul to art.”    ~Jefferson D. Rubin (1959 -1995)

Colorado Public Television, CPT12 (PBS) requests your support for the currently-in- production documentary, Jefferson Rubin: The Hero’s Journey.

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About Colorado Public Television – CPT12
In 2012, Colorado Public Television (CPT12, PBS) is celebrating our namesake year with a focus on community giving and special programming. We set ourselves apart by creating and curating an unparalleled schedule of local, independent, trusted “community voice” programming on three channels including:

* 12.1 - our flagship signal with a mix of local, national and international programming, infused with quality PBS shows;
* 12.2 - CPT12+, the best of independently produced documentaries, music, travel, cooking, public affairs and more; and
* MHz Worldview, providing international news from five continents and diverse cultural perspectives for a globally-minded audience (12.3).

Noted by The Denver Post CPT12 is a “feisty outlet” that takes a tough stance “on matters of censorship & politics.” We're now available on Comcast in Summit County on channels 12, 251, and 252 (12.1, 12.2 and 12.3 respectively).

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Contact:
Pam Osborne
Director of Marketing and Communications
Colorado Public Television, CPT12 (PBS)
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Jefferson Rubin: A Hero's Journey
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