Arts and Culture

Happy Birthday Lerner and Loewe

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join host Robert Hammond for a birthday celebration for Alan Lerner (August 31, 1918) and Fredrick Loewe (June 10, 1901).

Elizabeth Proctor's dearest hope

After Robert Ward left The Eastman School of Music in the 1930’s, he went on to study with Aaron Copland.  Ward crafted a musical language that would earn him a 1962 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera The Crucible, based on Arthur Miller’s iconic play. (Ward’s son says he remembers finding his parents unexpectedly drinking champagne in the kitchen; that’s how he found out his father had won a Pulitzer.)

Infinity Hall Live: Women of Song

Sun, 08/14/2016 - 1:00am

Infinity Hall Live brings you some of the best female performances captured through our lens

Great Performances at the Met: Madama Butterfly

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:00pm

Kristine Opolais brings her heartbreaking interpretation of the title role to the series for the first time.

Loreena Mckennitt: Nights From the Alhambra

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:00pm

An enchanting musical performance set beneath the stars in the breathtaking heart of medieval Spain.

Arts InFocus featuring Ithaca painter Brian Keeler

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 8:30pm

This week on Arts InFocus Ithaca painter, Brian Keeler, illuminates his canvas with light.

Cool Off MARATHON

Sat, 08/13/2016 - 6:00am

Beat the heat this weekend with the help of Create's cold-weather experts.

American Experience: Nixon

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 8:00pm

Examine the complex life and career of Richard Nixon, whose legacy includes both ending America’s involvement in Vietnam and the Watergate scandal.

LBJ: American Experience

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 8:00pm

Revisit the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson who used his mastery of the legislative process to shepherd a collection of progressive programs only to have his visions of a Great Society swallowed up in the quagmire of Vietnam.

America Abroad: Africa's Fight Against Islamic Extremism

Sun, 08/07/2016 - 9:00pm

Islam has been peacefully practiced in sub-Saharan Africa for centuries in places like Senegal and Sudan. But in the past few decades, extreme versions of the religion has been penetrating into the continent

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