Wunderbar! Julie Andrews invites you to Vienna for New Year’s 2014

| December 5, 2013 at 3:39 PM EST
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Travel to Vienna for New Years 2014, and enjoy the legendary Julie Andrews as your tour guide for the celebration. From Vienna: The New Years’s Celebration 2014 Julie Andrews returns to host “From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2014” with The Vienna Philharmonic (conducted by Daniel Barenboim) and the Vienna State Ballet. From Vienna: The […]

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Did you know Black Friday is also “National Day of Listening”? StoryCorps explains

| November 28, 2013 at 5:06 PM EST

If you don’t feel like trampling your fellow humans to save 20% on a light-up turtle toy, then relax into the idea that tomorrow isn’t just Black Friday. The Friday after Thanksgiving is also known as the “National Day of Listening.” The concept may seem foreign, so I’ll walk you through the finer points. – […]

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Class up your night with PBS Great Performances – “Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages”

| November 23, 2013 at 4:32 PM EST
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Opera doesn’t have to feel inaccesible. Great Performances on PBS is celebrating Luciano Pavarotti’s career this December. Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his trademark rich sound as the great male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to […]

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‘Nashville 2.0 – The Rise of Americana’ on PBS shows what the musical stew of the south looks like

| November 18, 2013 at 6:06 PM EST
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If America itself is a melting pot, the music of our nation is more like a musical…stew. With dumplings? Sure, why not with dumplings. Nashville 2.0: The Rose of Americana premiers November 22, 2013 at 9 pm ET. The program is part of the PBS Art Fall Festival for 2013. It is an hour-long documentary, […]

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The ‘Secrets of Scotland Yard’ revealed – Everybody wants to be Sherlock Holmes | PBS

| November 17, 2013 at 3:30 PM EST

Make sure to carve out an hour this Sunday night for a bit o’ education about modern day Sherlock Holmes. As for why this series of “Secrets” from PBS has been so popular, it seems pretty obvious. “Viewers love exploring the real stories of sites made familiar by so many of our fictional series,” says […]

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Great Performances on PBS tonight! Hugh Jackman in ‘Oklahoma’

| November 15, 2013 at 3:14 PM EST
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There’s no good reason to miss out on seeing Hugh Jackman tonight. Great news for Hollywood and Broadway fans: Hugh Jackman–who recently starred in the worldwide hit film version of “Les Miserables”– can be seen again in his breakout musical role as cowpoke Curly in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, Friday, November 15 at 9 p.m. […]

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PBS says ‘Give Us Your Money When You Die!’

| May 14, 2010 at 11:18 AM EDT

It’s a questions of taste, and to be sure – the PBS promos that urge you to support their station by donating to them in your will – are very tastefully made. The first time you see one of them, you might even think it’s sweet. But if you watch more than one hour of […]

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The Yoga DVD Even my Mom Could Do (Yoga For the Rest of Us with Peggy Cappy)

| October 3, 2009 at 12:52 PM EDT

Yoga has often seemed like a mysterious world to me. I’ve tried a few instructional yoga DVDs but I was always worried that I was doing it wrong (because it’s hard to know – if you’re doing it alone!). That’s where Peggy Cappy comes in with her Yoga for the Rest of Us videos. I […]

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