The NY screening of Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust coincides with the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass” to commemorate the destruction of Jewish homes and businesses.
Lidia Bastianich, host of Lidia’s Italy in America, celebrates the 15th anniversary of Lidia’s Italy in Kansas City, where she opened her first restaurant outside of New York in a former railroad freight house.
This Christmas season, the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minn. — an institution known for its inspired musical programming — once again shares its annual holiday concert with public television audiences. A ST. THOMAS CHRISTMAS features seven of the university's internationally renowned vocal and instrumental ensembles performing a festive collection of seasonal favorites. The ensembles include: The University's Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Liturgical Choir, Women's Choir, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Brass Choir and the Hand Bell Choir. This one-hour special celebrates the Advent and Christmas season by drawing on both well-loved traditional carols and innovative contemporary selections.