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NYC-ARTS SEPTEMBER 20 – NOVEMBER 15, 2012
Air date: 09/20/2012

“NYC-ARTS”

UPDATED WEEKLY LISTINGS

SEPTEMBER 20 – NOVEMBER 15, 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, September 20

8-8:30 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, from New York City Center with an overview of the season there, as well as highlights of the Fall for Dance Festival 2012. Rafael Pi Roman’s interview with novelist, screenwriter and director John Sayles is the feature/profile. The choice segment is Alexander Heilner/aerial photography. Correspondent Christina Ha, at MAD (Museum of Arts & Design) reports on various events around town, including “Changing Hands 3” there; the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s “Rhapsody in Blue”; “Lighthouse/Lightning Rod” at BAM; “Styling An American Family” at The Stickley Museum (NJ); and the “Crossing The Line” Festival at French Institute Alliance Francaise.

 

Thursday, September 27

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #134

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, from New York City Center, with an overview of the venue’s mission, establishment, and historic cultural events. Metropolitan Opera Fall 2012-2013 Season Preview, including interview with Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb.  Pianist Conrad Tao, 2012 winner of the Avery Fisher Career Grant Award, is the subject of the feature/profile. Correspondent Christina Ha, at MAD (Museum of Arts & Design), reports on various events around town, including “Doris Duke’s Shangri La” there; “Regarding Warhol” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; “Hava Nagila” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage; “Fall For Dance” at New York City Center; “Chaplin” at the Ethel Barrymore Theater; and the New York Film Festival.

 

Thursday, October 4

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #135

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, from New York City Center, highlighting American Ballet Theater and “The Cotton Club Parade” there. Storm King sculpture garden is the feature/profile, and Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” at MoMA is the choice segment. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Queens Museum of Art, reports on various events around town, including the “Caribbean Crossroads” exhibit there; “WWI & NYC” at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library; “Political Mother” at BAM, and Pina Bausch’s “Como el Musguito…” at BAM; The Bessies at the Apollo Theater; The New York Pops’ “Some Enchanted Evening” at Carnegie Hall; “Century of the Child” at MoMA;  and VSA’s “Murals on Parade” at Columbia Medical Center.

 

Thursday, October 11

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #136

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, from New York City Center. Zahn’s interview with Arlene Shuler, president and CEO of New York City Center, is the feature/profile. “Washington Crossing the Delaware” at the American Wing Galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the choice segment.  Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Queens Museum of Art, reports on various events around town. Queens Museum of Art, including the “Caribbean Crossroads” exhibit there; Doug Varone and Dancers at The Joyce Theater; New York Festival of Song’s “Mr. Gershwin Goes to Washington” at the Kauffman Center; “Gordon Parks: Centennial” at Howard Greenberg Gallery, & NYPL’s “Gordon Parks: 100 Moments” at The Schomburg Center; “Picasso Black & White” at the Guggenheim; and Maya Beiser’s “Elsewhere” at BAM.

 

Thursday, October 18

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #137

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, from New York City Center. Violinist Benjamin Beilman, Avery Fisher Career Grant Award winner, is the feature/profile. “Karen Gustafson: Still Life Artist” is the choice segment. Correspondent Christina Ha reports on various events around town.

 

Thursday, October 25

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #138

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, from New York City Center. Chelsea Art Galleries Walking Tour is the feature/profile. The New York Transit Museum is the choice segment. Correspondent Christina Ha reports on various events around town.

 

Thursday, November 1

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #139

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. Rafael Pi Roman’s interview with filmmaker Alison Klayman (Ai Wei Wei Never Sorry) is the feature profile. “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists:, Fifty Years” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the choice segment. Correspondent Christina Ha reports on various events around town.

 

Thursday, November 8

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #140

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 Irish Arts Center is the feature/profile. “The Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist’s Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets” retrospective at MoMA is the choice segment. Correspondent Christina Ha reports on various events around town.

 

Thursday, November 15

8-8:30 p.m.

NYC-ARTS #141

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. “Peter and the Starcatcher” on Broadway is the feature/profile. 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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About WNET

New York’s WNET is America’s flagship public media outlet, bringing quality arts, education and public affairs programming to over 5 million viewers each week. The parent company of public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, 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.

About NYC-ARTS

 NYC-ARTS aims to increase awareness of New York City’s nonprofit cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors—from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. NYC-ARTS promotes cultural groups’ activities and events to tri-state, national and international audiences through nonprint media, using new technologies as they develop. Through television, Web sites, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City’s position as a thriving cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.