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Swing with Thirteen at Lincoln Center

Christina Knight | June 10, 2016
Swing with Thirteen at Lincoln Center

The open house at Thirteen’s Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center on June 21 includes screenings, Q&As with filmmaker Julie Cohen, a live swing band and Lindy demonstrations by professional dancers. The evening is open to all, so swing by any time during the evening.

Hamilton the Musical Jams

Christina Knight | June 1, 2016
Hamilton the Musical Jams

The love of Hamilton the Musical is spilling into street parties and fitness studios (and theaters in Chicago and California). Here’s where to get your Hamilton jam on this summer and beyond.

Open Mic Performers: 66th & Broadway

May 16, 2016
Open Mic Performers: 66th & Broadway

Introducing the performers at WNET’s first Open Mic Night at 66th and Broadway. Genres include comedy/improv, music, dance, and spoken word. The studio event will be live streamed Wednesday May 18, 8-11pm.

Free Music in Midtown Manhattan

Christina Knight | May 12, 2016
Free Music in Midtown Manhattan

For ten weeks this spring and summer, you can kick back and hear free live music in a little known oasis in busy Midtown Manhattan: Worldwide Plaza. Soul, Sixties music, Samba, Swing and more are part of the Summer Concert Series16.

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Annie Lennox

Heila Nir | April 3, 2015
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Annie Lennox

Scottish musician and singer Annie Lennox is a social icon as well as political activist and philanthropist. Her success in the 1980s with the Eurythmics along with her solo career in the 1990s won her a number of awards. As…

Q+A: An Analog Industry in a Digital World

Casey de Pont | November 14, 2014
Q+A: An Analog Industry in a Digital World

The advent of digital distribution has blown the doors off the traditional discovery process for singers and songwriters. In the spirit of the PBS Arts documentary, Hitmakers, we spoke to a handful of people from the music industry in the New York area about how the internet has changed their experience and how they’ve managed to make it work for them.

Forever Summertime

Casey de Pont | October 15, 2014
Forever Summertime

When George and Ira Gershwin began setting DuBose Heyward’s lyrics to the now iconic tune of Summertime in 1933, the brothers likely had no idea how ubiquitous their composition would eventually become. Over 25,000 different versions have been recorded, with…

SOUL!: Who Was On the Show

THIRTEEN Staff | February 7, 2009
SOUL!: Who Was On the Show

SOUL! episode descriptions from 1968 to 1973, plus further reading about the ground-breaking Black variety show on public media.

Black Omnibus, hosted by James Earl Jones

THIRTEEN Staff | February 4, 2009
Black Omnibus, hosted by James Earl Jones

In between his Oscar-nominated role as Jack Jefferson in The Great White Hope, and as the voice of Darth Vader in Star Wars, James Earl Jones hosted a 1973 television series called Black Omnibus. Combining both interview and performance segments,…

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