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2014-09-05 16:22:03

The series continues its unparalleled on-going coverage of religion, spirituality and key moral issues NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 Network television's only weekly series on religion's role in American life, international news and major ethical issues, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, returns for its 18th season on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 5 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140905/143498 The premiere episode features a special report about...

2014-09-03 08:30:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WNET, parent company of New York's public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, announced the appointment of Andy Halper to the position of Director of Content Distribution. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131218/DC35560LOGO In this position, Halper will look for distribution and co-production opportunities for WNET's current programming and find ways to distribute the public media provider's rich and...

2014-08-20 12:23:15

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joyce DiDonato sings the title role in Rossini's Cinderella story,La Cenerentola, with bel canto masterJuan Diego Flórez as her dashing prince. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi leads a cast that also includes Pietro Spagnoli in his Met debut as the servant Dandini, Alessandro Corbelli as Cenerentola's stepfather Don Magnifico, and Luca Pisaroni as Don Ramiro's tutor, Alidoro, on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, September 7 at...

2014-08-18 12:24:13

Two-hour live broadcast, co-hosted by Jordin Sparks, with performances from Kristin Chenoweth, Melissa Etheridge, Denyce Graves-Montgomery, Little Big Town, Pentatonix, Smokey Robinson, Kenny Rogers, STOMP, and Train NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acclaimed actor, musician and author John Lithgow will host Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of our National Anthem live from Pier Six Pavilion in Baltimore on THIRTEEN'S Great Performances at 8 p.m. ET on PBS....

2014-08-14 16:25:26

Brand new special presentation of PBS Arts Fall Festival features the collaboration between the two generation-spanning musical artists celebrating jazz music SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! -- featuring an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances -- will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. (Check local listings.) Taped at Jazz at...

2014-08-14 16:24:58

Brand new special presentation of PBS Arts Fall Festival features the collaboration between the two generation-spanning musical artists celebrating jazz music NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek LIVE! -- featuring an evening of classic jazz standards in both vocal duets and solo performances -- will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. (Check local listings.)...

2014-08-07 12:24:46

Preview video and connect with more than 200 cultural icons at pbs.org/americanmasters NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From the time of its birth, the baby boomer generation (1946-1964) has significantly and uniquely changed our world. 2014 marks an important shift in American culture, as the last boomers turn 50. American Masters: The Boomer List, premiering nationwide Tuesday, September 23, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), tells the story of this influential...

2014-08-06 16:26:12

Special celebrates the extraordinary artistic world of Eastern European Jewish music, or in the words of Itzhak Perlman, "chicken soup for the soul" NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman and renowned cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot join forces for a musical exploration of liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements for both chamber orchestra and klezmer settings on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, airing Thursday, August 28 at 9 p.m....

2014-07-29 12:29:59

NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public media provider THIRTEEN, the flagship public television station of the New York tri-state area, is announcing that Ernst & Young LLP is continuing its long commitment to THIRTEEN's Emmy Award®-winning series Cyberchase by renewing its sponsorship for an additional five years. Cyberchase is the animated series and transmedia project on PBS KIDS that inspires children to excel in math. The firm has previously sponsored the...

2014-07-18 16:22:09

NEW YORK, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Met Music Director James Levine conducts Mozart's barbed romance Così fan tutte, a comic masterpiece about the romantic complications that ensue when a pair of friends decide to test their fiancées' fidelity. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110510/DC99295LOGO Lesley Koenig's sleek production features a cast filled with rising Met stars, including Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard as the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella;...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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