pages and/or streaming videos currently in broadcast rotation or
PROFILES, INTERVIEWS and FEATURES
Global Africa Project
Drawings and Sketches at the Morgan
Men of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
Lichtenstein: The Black and White Drawings, 1961-1968
Life: Edward Hopper and His Time
World of Khubilai Khan
Waves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield
The Original Copy
Fleming, the People's Diva
Martins, Ballet Master-in-Chief, NYC Ballet
Hartshorn, Director, Int'l Center of Photography
Abstraction at the American Folk Art Museum
Rosenbaum, Director, The Jewish Museum
PERFORMANCES: HARLEM IN MONTMARTRE
in Montmartre" tells the story of those who left America to create the
jazz age in Paris between the First and Second World Wars. After peace
was signed at Versailles, many black Americans remained in Europe
rather than return to the brutal segregation and racism of America.
Over the next two decades, they formed an expatriate community of
musicians, entertainers and entrepreneurs, primarily congregating in
Paris’ hilly Montmartre neighborhood. Some achieved enduring
fame, while others faded into history.
|A COMPANY OF
CONSPIRARE IN CONCERT
ensemble of professional singers from across the United States, led by
renowned conductor Craig Hella Johnson, Conspirare has garnered rave
reviews, awards and national recognition for its refined artistry,
virtuosity, and expressive singing. In this program they sing a very
moving and memorable repertoire from the classics like Barber's "Agnus
Dei" to contemporary music like Carly Simon's "Let the River Run".
ANGLE: THE MARKET MAKER
travels to East Africa to tell the dramatic story of an Ethiopian
economist on a mission. Seeking a market-based solution to ending
hunger in her famine-plagued country, she creates Ethiopia’s
first commodities exchange. What she didn’t count on was a
financial crisis getting in the way.
with the emotive wails of the distinctive Scottish bagpipe, the music
performed in Highland Heartbeat embodies the pride and passion of a
country rich with history, offering a concert that spans genres and
generations from traditional Scottish compositions like "Loch Lomond"
and "Down in the Glen" to pop hits originally sung by Carly Simon,
Bette Midler, and Simon and Garfunkel that infuse Scottish cultural
significance to the familiar lyrics.
|WHERE WE STAND:
AMERICA'S SCHOOLS IN THE 21ST CENTURY
America’s college graduation rate was first in the world. Ten
years later, it ranked 15th. As so many nations around the world
continue to improve their systems of education, America can no longer
afford to maintain the status quo. In an ever-changing, increasingly
competitive global economy, is the U.S. doing all it can to prepare its
students to win jobs and maintain a robust economy?
weekly public television financial program hosted by Consuelo Mack.
Current episode available here.
FOREVER & EVER with Ed Slott
Slott, CPA, tax
IRA expert, shares strategies viewers can implement right now to
safeguard more of their retirement savings—for themselves and
|THE JEWS OF NEW
individuals and institutions that
changed the face of New York. Currently airing on WLIW and WNET and
available online at http://www.jewsofnewyork.org.
New York City's National Parks. Visit the largest wildlife refuge in
the Northeast, surfing spots within view of the Empire Stae building,
and a once-forgotten burial ground that is now America's newest
National Monument, online at http://www.thirteen.org/nycparks.
|NEW YORK GOES TO
documentary that accompanies Ken Burns' "The War". Now playing on WNET
and WLIW and available online at http://newyorkwarstories.org.
LIVE AT THE GREEK THEATER
wildly popular quartet brings their vocal styling to PBS.
MURDER IN THE
and death among the chacma baboons of Zimbabwe.
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