Arts and Culture

MASTERPIECE: Poldark, Season 3

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 9:00pm

Does George Warleggan finally have the upper hand against his archenemy, Ross Poldark? Can George's growing power in Cornwall cement his control over the fate of his populist foe? Dream on!

Arts InFocus featuring Spencer Christiano

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 8:30pm

This week on Arts InFocus, a local playwright conveys his family's powerful experience with the Vietnam War.

A Vietnam Soundscape

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 12:00pm

Vietnam was the first war fought to a soundtrack, with over 4000 war-related songs written and recorded between 1965-73.

Time to Lay it Down: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:00pm

Time to Lay It Down: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War explores the music created during the Vietnam War, which expressed the deep divisions in the U.S., and provided a life line for GIs in Vietnam, as well as a source of healing when they came home.

Erie: The Canal That Made America

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:00pm

This hour-long documentary celebrates the bicentennial of the start of construction of the Erie Canal.

Sholem Alecheim: Laughing in the Darkness

Sun, 09/24/2017 - 1:00pm

The collected stories of Sholem Aleichem (1859-1916) became the basis for Fiddler on the Roof, but there is much more to the author’s life than a Broadway melody.

Beyond La Bamba

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:00pm

Beyond La Bamba tells the story of two young direct inheritors of son jarocho, Mexico’s oldest musical tradition, who are separated from their families to chase their dreams.

My Neighborhood: Pilsen

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 8:00pm

Playing like a street mural come to life, My Neighborhood: Pilsen is a look at the cumulative power of decades of work by the predominantly Mexican-American working class Chicago community of Pilsen.

Ballet Hispanico

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 9:00pm

Enjoy two iconic works from the country's premier Latino dance company

Opera Reimagined: Animating The Cunning Little Vixen

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 3:30pm

This documentary follows the journey of an innovative approach to opera from conception to tech rehearsals to opening night. 

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