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Characterized as the six days that shook the world, the story of the 1916 Irish Rebellion has been revisited in an award winning documentary produced by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame. This documentary delivers a combination of rarely seen archival footage, interviews with leading international experts, and uncovers the untold ...Continue Reading
Gwen Ifill, prominent political journalist, PBS NewsHour anchor, and host of Washington Week on PBS, has died at the age of 61. Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS, issued a statement, calling Ifill one of the “leading lights in journalism.” Read Kerger’s entire statement. Remembering Gwen
Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs is the name of the hugely acclaimed cabaret show Cumming premiered in 2015 at New York’s legendary Cafe Carlyle. He has since toured the show extensively throughout the US, Canada and Australia, and soon the UK. In February 2016 he returned with the show to NYC and made his sold ...Continue Reading
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is taking inspiration from the furnishings and finery of the sprawling estates in popular period dramas such as “Downton Abbey” and “Upstairs, Downstairs” for its new special. “Manor House Treasures” features extraordinary objects from across the pond — and beyond — that would fit right in any stately homes of the rich and ...Continue Reading
In Black America Since MLK, Henry Louis Gates Jr. looks at the last 50 years of African-American history — from Dr. King to Barack Obama, from James Brown’s “I’m Black and I’m Proud” to Beyoncé’s “Formation” — charting the remarkable progress black people have made, and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain. The ...Continue Reading