Arts and Culture

Motown 25

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 8:00pm

When MOTOWN 25 first aired on NBC on May 16, 1983, it was an immediate sensation and became one of the most talked about concerts and TV specials ever. 

Tony, Tony, Tony!

Sat, 06/06/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The 69th Annual Tony Awards will be held on June 7, to recognize achievement

1913: Seeds of Conflict

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 9:00pm

Breaking new ground and laying bare old myths, 1913: Seeds of Conflict explores the little-known history of Palestine during the latter part of the Ottoman Empire.

State of the Re:Union: San Gabriel Valley, CA: Small Town, Global City

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 9:00pm

Life revolves around family and school; the social fabric is woven over cheap eats at the mall. But unlike most suburbs in America, the San Gabriel Valley is home to the largest Chinese diaspora in the country.

Queen of Swing

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:00pm

Examine Norma Miller's influence in the globalization of America's jazz culture and her role in breaking down racial barriers across the United States and around the world.

In Performance at the White House: The Gospel Tradition

Fri, 06/26/2015 - 9:00pm

Join President and Mrs. Obama for a celebration of gospel music and its profound influence on American music.

Poldark on Masterpiece

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 9:00pm

The gallant captain rides again!

Song: Mirror of the World

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 2:00pm

American opera baritone Thomas Hampson hosts this 13-week series which explores classical song – poetry set to music – and its reflection as a prism for understanding culture and history.

Great Performances at the Met: The Merry Widow

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 1:30pm

Tune in for Jeremy Sams’ new English translation of this frothy operetta.

INDEPENDENT LENS: Limited Partnership

Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:00pm

Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple fell in love and took on the US government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.

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