We’ll give you a sneak peek at the Oscar nominated short film, “Joe’s Violin” about how a violin’s journey across time forms a special friendship between a 91 year-old Holocaust survivor and a 12 year-old girl from the Bronx. Director Kahane Cooperman tells us how music helped bring these two together and changed her life.
In honor of Black History Month, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland discusses her rise in the world of classical ballet. Copeland will tell us how she is using her platform to help increase diversity on and off the stage.
Jewish-Americans are tense after bomb threats are called into community centers around the country and a historic Cemetery was desecrated in St. Louis. The Anti-Defamation League wants President Trump to act. We have the latest.
Warren Buffett may be one of the richest men in the world, but that doesn’t mean his son Peter isn’t immune to the current problems facing our community. He’s here to share his philosophy that “life is what you make it”.
First, a New Jersey judge finds probable cause to charge Gov. Chris Christie with official misconduct for his role over the Bridgegate scandal. Next, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito delivered her fourth and final State of the City address today. Then, a PBS documentary shows a conversation African-Americans have in their homes. Finally, CUNY Chancellor, James Milliken talks about CUNY’s […]
What do you tell your children to do if they are ever stopped by authorities? This conversation is a rite of passage in African-American homes around the country. PBS tackles the issue in a groundbreaking documentary The Talk-Race in America.
First, we’ll take a look at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City address. Next, PBS American Experience shows the 1992 standoff at “Ruby Ridge” which is said to have given rise to the modern American Militia Movement. Then, we also get new insight into the University of Texas-Austin mass shooting. Finally, once almost a lost treasure of New […]
Once almost a lost treasure of New York, the St. George Theatre is coming back to life as a Staten Island cultural center. Find out how you can usher it into the 21st Century. Treasures of New York will soon explore the history of the St. George Theatre this summer. Watch past documentaries from the series to get ready for their […]