Pbs Arts

2016
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Bluegrass Underground Special | Full Episode

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Taped 333-feet below ground within Tennessee's extraordinary Cumberland Caverns, this "musical adventure" showcases highlights from five seasons with both well-established and top emerging artists within the broad spectrum of Bluegrass, Jam Band, Roots-Rock, Neo-Folk and Americana genres. It's a little bit Bluegrass, a little bit Underground!
Episodes 2015
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First You Dream – The Music of Kander & Ebb | Full Episode

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First You Dream is a landmark television event: a tribute to John Kander and Fred Ebb, the legendary Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy-award winning songwriting team. Directed for stage by Eric Schaeffer and produced by HMS Media, the show features sparkling new arrangements of some of the greatest songs to ever grace a Broadway stage, performed by a stellar Broadway cast.

Live From Lincoln Center: Act One | Preview

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Few have captured the magic of the theatre better than Moss Hart, a poor kid from the Bronx who went on to become a lion of Broadway. In this Tony Award-nominated play from Lincoln Center Theater, James Lapine has fittingly re-imagined Hart's memoir for the stage, creating a world as vivid and transformative as the stage itself and featuring Tony Shalhoub, Andrea Martin and Santino Fontana.
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Unity – The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson | Full Episode

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World-class drummer and percussionist Sheila E. hosts a concert special that showcases award-winning Latin artists and a 37-piece orchestra performing Latin-infused arrangements of the songs on Tony Succar’s album Unity: The Latin Tribute to Michael Jackson. The concert features 10 songs that inspired musicians from all over Latin America to come together to celebrate.
Episodes 2014
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Hitmakers

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Here is an up-close look at the music industry’s resilience in the digital age, from the perspective of groundbreaking artists, music label mavericks and game-changing managers. These crucial players have shaped the music business over the past 100 years, changing pop culture in the process.
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Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room

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Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein headlines this all-star evening with performances by Tony winner and Emmy-nominated artist Christine Ebersole; “American Idol” sensation Jessica Sanchez; dynamic tap duo, the Manzari Brothers; Oscar-nominated June Squibb; and many more surprises.
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The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess from the San Francisco Opera

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This production of Porgy and Bess from San Francisco Opera stars bass-baritone Eric Owens as Porgy and soprano Laquita Mitchell as Bess in the turbulent story of a disabled man, the headstrong woman he loves and the community that sustains them both. John DeMain conducts the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus in this American musical theater staple.

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE!

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Great Performances presents Cheek to Cheek LIVE! Airing 09/24/2014 at 9 p.m. ET.
56:46

The Royal Paintbox

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For the first time on film, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales reveals an extraordinary treasure trove of rarely seen art by members of the royal family, past and present, exploring a colorful palette of intimate family memory and observation. This episode features art by members of the royal family down the centuries, including some of HRH the Prince of Wales’ own watercolors.
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James McNeil Whistler and the Case for Beauty

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The original art star, Whistler was a caustic wit and man-about-town. For the first time, a film examines the biography of the man and the course of his career. Best known for his painting popularly called “Whistler’s Mother,” by his death, Whistler was one of the most recognized artists in Europe and is today placed in the first rank of modern painters.
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