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NYC-ARTS AUGUST 9 – SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
Air date: 08/09/2012

“NYC-ARTS”

UPDATED WEEKLY LISTINGS

AUGUST 9 – SEPTEMBER 20, 2012

NYC-ARTS provides arts lovers in the tri-state area with an all-access pass to the New York City area’s myriad cultural offerings: from music and dance concerts,  to the theater, museums and galleries—from the classic to the contemporary.

New York Emmy winners Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn co-host.

NYC-ARTS airs Thursday nights at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN. Encore presentations will generally follow on Sundays at 12 noon on THIRTEEN; Fridays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. on WLIW; and Sundays at 8:30 p.m. on NJTV. New episodes will also be available on NYC-ARTS.org every Friday morning.

 

Thursday, August 9

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #126 — Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, both 2011 New York Emmy Award winners. The feature/profile spotlights the Art Students League. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at The South Street Seaport, reports on their “Compass: Folk Art in Four Directions” exhibit; “Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History” and “Stories in Sterling” at  The New-York Historical Society; “Lunch Hour NYC” at the New York Public Library; “New York’s Golden Age of Bridges: Paintings by Antonio Masi” at the New York Transit Museum; “Fashion, A-Z” at the Museum at FIT;  and “Into the Woods” at the Delacorte Theatre.

 

Thursday, August 16

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #127

(Pre-empted for Pledge, but will air on THIRTEEN Sunday, August 19 at 12 p.m.)

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, both 2011 New York Emmy Award winners. Pianist Jeremy Denk is the subject of the feature/profile. The choice is Monet’s “Water Lilies” at MoMA. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at The South Street Seaport, reports on their “Compass: Folk Art in Four Directions” exhibit; “Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History” and “Stories in Sterling” at  The New-York Historical Society; “Lunch Hour NYC” at the New York Public Library; “New York’s Golden Age of Bridges: Paintings by Antonio Masi” at the New York Transit Museum; “Fashion, A-Z” at the Museum at FIT;  and “Into the Woods” at the Delacorte Theatre.

 

Thursday, August 23

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #128 — Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, both 2011 New York Emmy Award winners. Opera singer Jay Hunter Morris is the subject of the feature/profile. The choice segment explores “Infinity of Nations” at the National Museum of the American Indian. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at The Morgan Library & Museum, reports on various events around town, including “Josef Albers in America: Painting on Paper”; Ellsworth Kelly sculpture; “Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan,” and “Churchill: The Power of Words”; Empire at Speigelworld; Quay Brothers Retrospective at MoMA; DANCENOW at Joe’s Pub; “The Murder of Crows” sound installation at Park Avenue Armory; and Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 20th Anniversary.

 

 

Thursday, August 30

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #129

(Pre-empted due to Republican National Convention, but airing on THIRTEEN Sunday, September 2 at 12 p.m.)

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, both 2011 New York Emmy Award winners. Abstract painter Dorothea Rockburne is the subject of the feature/profile. The choice segments are “Art Underground: Tom Otterness” and a look at artworks made of bottle caps by Clarence Woolsey and Grace Woolsey at the American Folk Art Museum. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Morgan Library and Museum, reports on various events around town, including “Josef Albers in America: Painting on Paper”; “Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan,” and “Churchill: The Power of Words”; “Robert Wilson/Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach”; Nora Chipaumire’s “Miriam” at BAM; “Ghosts in the Machine” at the New Museum; September at 54 Below; and “Yayoi Kasuma” at the Whitney.

 

Friday, September 7

10-10:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #130

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, both 2011 New York Emmy Award winners. Zahn’s interview with Diane von Furstenberg is the feature/profile. The choice segment is “Art Underground: Faith Ringgold.” Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Morgan Library and Museum, reports on various events around town, including “Josef Albers in America: Painting on Paper”; “Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan,” and “Churchill: The Power of Words”; “Robert Wilson/Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach”; Nora Chipaumire’s “Miriam” at BAM; “Ghosts in the Machine” at the New Museum; September at 54 Below; and “Yayoi Kasuma” at the Whitney.

 

Friday, September 7

10:30-11 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #131 — Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, both 2011 New York Emmy Award winners. Opera singer Jay Hunter Morris is the subject of the feature/profile. The choice segment explores “Infinity of Nations” at the National Museum of the American Indian. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Morgan Library and Museum, reports on various events around town, including “Josef Albers in America: Painting on Paper”; “Renaissance Venice: Drawings from the Morgan,” and “Churchill: The Power of Words”; “Robert Wilson/Philip Glass: Einstein on the Beach”; Nora Chipaumire’s “Miriam” at BAM; “Ghosts in the Machine” at the New Museum; September at 54 Below; and “Yayoi Kasuma” at the Whitney.

 

Thursday, September 13

10:30-11 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #132

(Pre-empted due to Wagner’s Ring Cycle event, but airing on THIRTEEN Sunday, September 16 at 12 p.m.)

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, both 2011 New York Emmy Award winners. Raphael Pi Roman’s interview with filmmaker Ed Burns is the feature/profile. The choice segment features de Montebello at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Annenberg Impressionist Galleries, as well as a look at the museum’s Boppard Gallery at the Cloisters.

 

Thursday, September 20

10:30-11 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #133

Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city’s unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn, both 2011 New York Emmy Award winners. Raphael Pi Roman’s interview with novelist, screenwriter and director John Sayles is the feature/profile. The choice segment covers MoMA’s “The Starry Night” of Van Gogh. Correspondent Christina Ha reports on various events around town.

 

NYC-ARTS is a production of THIRTEEN in association with WNET, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers.  For 50 years, THIRTEEN has been making the most of the rich resources and passionate people of New York and the world, reaching millions of people with on-air and online programming that celebrates arts and culture, offers insightful commentary on the news of the day, explores the worlds of science and nature, and invites students of all ages to have fun while learning.

Executive Producer: David Horn. Editorial Director: Joan Hershey. Supervising Producer: Mitch Owgang. Senior Producer: Bob Morris. For the digital platforms, General Manager: Dan Greenberg. Director of Local Digital Initiatives: Joe Harrell.

NYC-ARTS is made possible in part by First Republic Bank. Funding for NYC-ARTS is also made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, Paul & Irma Milstein Foundation, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Jody and John Arnhold, and Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.

Visit the NYC-ARTS Web site at NYC-ARTS.org for additional information.

 

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In 2012, WNET is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of THIRTEEN, New York’s flagship public media provider. As the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to over 5 million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, Need to Know, Charlie Rose and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings available on air and online. Pioneers in educational programming, WNET has created such groundbreaking series as Get the Math, Oh Noah!  and Cyberchase and provides tools for educators that bring compelling content to life in the classroom and at home. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Reel 13, NJ Today and the new online newsmagazine MetroFocus.