September 3, 2015 – October 1, 2015
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, andfrom 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 WLIW21; and Sundays at 8:30 p.m. on NJTV. New episodes will also be available on NYC-ARTS.org every Friday morning.
Thursday, September 3
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. From the Morgan Library & Museum, Associate Curator Carolyn Vega guides us through the current exhibition “Alice: 150 Years in Wonderland.” Also included on the program are segments featuring the International Tennis Museum and Hall of Fame in Newport Rhode Island and sculptor Saint-Gaudens’ “Winged Victory” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Studio Museum in Harlem, reports on the “Stanley Whitney: Dance the Orange” exhibition on view there; the Second Stage Theatre’s premiere production of “Whorl Inside A Loop”; the “Seven Deadly Sins: Wrath – Force of Nature” exhibition on view at Wave Hill; Jazz Standard’s September schedule including Shai Maestro Trio; Sonia Olla Flamenco Dance Company performances at the 14th Street Y; the “Life Lines: Portrait Drawing from Durer to Picasso” exhibition on view at The Morgan Library & Museum and “The Table of Silence Project 9/11” dance tribute at the Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center.
Thursday, September 10
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.
The exhibition “Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends,” currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is the subject of this week’s curator’s choice segment. Also featured is a timely profile of the National September 11 Memorial Museum. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Studio Museum in Harlem, reports on the “Everything, Everyday” and “Lorraine O’Grady: Art Is” exhibitions on view there; the 59E59 Theaters “DESIRE,” an evening of plays based on six stories by Tennessee Williams; the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan’s US premiere performances of “Rice” at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House; “The Rise of Sneaker Culture” exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum and “The Fence” and “Photoville” photographic exhibitions at the Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Thursday, September 17
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. The Eldridge Street Synagogue on the Lower East Side is the subject of this week’s feature/profile. Mmuseumms 1 & 2 (mini-museums on Cortlandt Alley) is the curator’s choice segment. Also on the program, a conversation with Andris Nelsons, recently appointed director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Thursday, September 24
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. This week’s feature segment is about “Studio in a School,” a program which has taught art to thousands of NYC children in underserved public schools. Kykuit, the Rockerfeller Estate in Pocantico Hills, is the subject of this week’s curator’s choice. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, reports on various events around town.
Thursday, October 1
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. Zahn’s conversation with Louise Kerz Hirschfeld about “The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld” exhibition on view at the New-York Historical Society is the feature/profile. Also featured on the program is a look at Opera Colorado’s new production of “The Scarlet Letter.” Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, reports on various events around town.
NYC-ARTS is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET, one of America’s most prolific and respected public media providers.
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 Digital Strategy: 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, Jody and John Arnhold, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Joyce B. Cowin, Tuesday Evening Hour, Inc., in memory of Marjorie Grimm, The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and Elroy and Terry Krumholz Foundation. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN.
Visit the NYC-ARTS Web site at NYC-ARTS.org for additional information.
As New York’s flagship public media provider and the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to more than 5 million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend, 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, NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams and MetroFocus, the multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region. WNET is also a leader in connecting with viewers on emerging platforms, including the THIRTEEN Explore App where users can stream PBS content for free.
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.
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