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Nature: Cuba’s Wild Revolution

Posted: February 7th, 2020
As the largest island in the Caribbean, Cuba is host to spectacular wildlife found nowhere else on the planet: from the jumping crocodiles of the Zapata swamp to the world’s tiniest hummingbird, from thousands of migrating crabs to giant, bat-eating boas that lie in wait for easy prey.  Decades of a socialist, conservation-minded government, ...

Great Performances at the Met: Akhnaten

Posted: February 7th, 2020
Great Performances at the Met: Akhnaten Four-time GRAMMY nominee Philip Glass’ masterpiece premieres nationwide Sunday, April 5 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings)   Synopsis: Season 14 of Great Performances at the Met continues Sunday, April 5 at 12 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Academy Award-nominated composer Philip ...

Nature: Remarkable Rabbits

Posted: February 7th, 2020
There are more than 100 domestic and wild kinds of rabbits and hares, from swamp rabbits to Flemish giants to snowshoe hares. Yet these underdogs are often overlooked and rarely get the respect they deserve – due, in part, to their adorable appearance and storybook depictions.

American Masters:Unladylike2020

Posted: March 4th, 2020
Beginning this Women’s History Month, American Masters illuminates the inspiring stories of little-known American heroines from the early years of feminism and the women who now follow in their footsteps with Unladylike2020, an innovative multimedia series launching in honor of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Narrated by Julianna ...

Niall Ferguson’s Networld

Posted: January 15th, 2020
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok… social networking platforms continue to grow, connecting people and spreading information instantly on a global level. Early Silicon Valley idealism of creating a connected world has faded. Today these platforms are a source of anxiety – with fake news and extreme views on social media networks, ...

Great Performances at the Met: Turandot

Posted: January 14th, 2020
Season 14 of Great Performances at the Met comes to primetime Friday, March 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s Turandot. Soprano Christine Goerke stars as the beautiful but brutal Princess Turandot alongside tenor Yusif Eyvazov as her suitor Calàf. Soprano Eleonora Buratto as ...

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