May Highlights on THIRTEEN

May 2, 2017

New like Spring on THIRTEEN this May! Food As the offerings of spring vegetables expand this month in local greenmarkets, so does the food coverage on THIRTEEN: set your table for a Chefs Flight from American Masters! On consecutive Fridays,…

Tales of the City

Elisa Lichtenbaum | April 28, 2017

The Museum of the City of New York’s new permanent exhibit showcases 400 years of New York City history, inspiring visitors to reconnect to the city’s storied past and envision its future. Continue reading

Volunteers at THIRTEEN

April 27, 2017

Thirteen/WNET recognizes and celebrates the individuals who offer hands-on, day-to-day support to departments throughout the station during National Volunteer Week. Volunteers donated more than 6,000 hours during the last calendar year to Thirteen/WNET. Three volunteers are marking their 40th year of service. Continue reading

Treasures of New York: Chautauqua

April 24, 2017

The Chautauqua Institution was founded 135 years ago in a remote corner of Western New York as a place of learning, renewal and inspiration. Chautauqua has always been — and continues to be — unique. It is a true utopia,…

Vote for Your Favorite Romeo & Juliet Production

April 11, 2017

Two Romeo and Juliet productions by the same Italian director made it to the final round of bracket voting. The winner: Franco Zeffirelli’s film Romeo & Juliet from 1968! Join the discussion on Facebook with THIRTEEN/WNET. Great Performances at the…

What’s on PBS Nature in April

Elisa Lichtenbaum | April 10, 2017

The PBS series Nature travels the world for the premieres of Viva Puerto Rico (April 12 at 8pm), Hotel Armadillo (April 19 at 8pm) filmed in Brazil, and Forest of the Lynx (April 26 at 8pm), found in Kalkalpen National Park in the Austrian Alps. Continue reading

Religious Life and History Broadcasts in April

April 3, 2017

April ushers in major religious holidays for Jewish and Christian celebrants. In Judaism, Passover is observed April 10 through April 17. Christianity observes Good Friday on April 14 and the celebration of Easter on April 16. THIRTEEN offers a diverse schedule of broadcasts to share stories of community and faith and legacy, and also, to remember the horrific genocide against Jews in the Holocaust of World War II. Continue reading

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