Arts and Culture

FRONTLINE: Children of Syria

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 10:00pm

Follow four children surviving in war-torn Aleppo and their escape to a new life in Germany.

Shakespeare's Tomb

Tue, 04/19/2016 - 9:00pm

Join the first-ever scientific investigation of Shakespeare’s grave, which reveals fascinating new evidence about what lies beneath the infamous “curse stone” 

INDEPENDENT LENS: Democrats/Soft Vengeance

Mon, 04/18/2016 - 10:00pm

Watch history being made as Zimbabwe attempts to draft its first-ever democratic constitution.

Steve Reich and Brad Lubman

Click here for a wide-ranging conversation about new music, religion, conducting, and cell phones with composer Steve Reich and conductor Brad Lubman. 

Mary Lou Williams: The Lady Who Swings the Band

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 8:00pm

Working at a time when women were expected to stay at home and raise children, Mary Lou Williams forged her own path and created some of the most sophisticated big band hits.

10 Parks that Changed America

Tue, 04/12/2016 - 8:00pm

Explore the serene spaces that offer city dwellers a respite from the hustle and bustle of urban life

Jackie Robinson

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 6:00pm

“Jackie Robinson is the most important figure in our nation’s most important game.” - Ken Burns.

Live from Hochstein: Musica Spei

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Find peace and hope with the Musica Spei singing favorite choral masterworks from the Medieval and Renaissance periods.

Live from Hochstein: Eastman Cello Ensemble with Paulina Swierczek

Wed, 05/11/2016 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Soprano Paulina Swierczek and the Eastman Cello Ensemble will perform music by Heitor Villa-Lobos this week on Live from Hochstein.

Wanted: Your Questions for Steve Reich


His music is maddening, wonderful, hypnotic, or repulsive. It depends on who you ask.

I love it.  How do you feel?

Steve Reich is coming to town.