The Diary of Anne Frank: PBS

The Diary of Anne Frank: A PBS Masterpiece ClassicPBS stations, Sunday, April 11th at 9:00 ET/PT
Starring: Ellie Kendrick, Iain Glen, Tamsin Greig, Felicity Jones
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/annefrank/index.html
A Darlow Smithson Production directed by Jon Jones; adapted by Deborah Moggach; presented on PBS by  ...

The 39 Steps, PBS

The 39 Steps: A PBS Masterpiece ClassicPBS stations, Sunday, February 28th at 9:00 ET/PC
Starring: Rupert Penry-Jones, Lydia Leonard, David Haig
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/steps/index.html
Producer: BBC; Lynn Horsford
Director: James Hawes
Screenplay: Lizzie Mickery from the book by John Buchan
Series producer and executive producer: WGBH Boston  ...

Faisal Zedan and Ajyal (Generations)

Faisal Zedan and Ajyal (Generations )www.faisalzedan.com We've gotten so used to keeping the world at bay with e-mails, textmessaging and the like --  we  "connect" with a love Interest incyber -- so that real live encounters are something of  ...

The Use and Abuse of Grief in Detective Series

The Use and Abuse of Grief in TV Detective Series: Monk, NCIS, Inspector Lewis, CSI NY, Leverage and The Mentalist        Patrick Jane, The Mentalist                                                                                                                           Detective stories are one of life’s small pleasures. Unlike sci-fi and  ...

Emma

Emma: A PBS Masterpiece Classic PBS stations, Sundays, January 24th, 31stand February 7th at 9:00 ET/PC Starring: Romola Garai, Jonny Lee Miller, Michael Gambon http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/emma/index.html Emma is a coproduction of WGBH and the BBC; adapted by Sandy Welch; directed by  ...

Return to Cranford: A PBS Masterpiece Classic

Return to Cranford: A PBS Masterpiece ClassicPBS stations, Sundays, January 10, 2010 and January 17, 2010 at 9:00 ET/PC
BBC/WGBH coproduction in association with Chestermead Ltd.Created by Sue Birtwistle and Susie Conklin, written by Heidi Thomas and directed by Simon  ...

The Jazz Life–Thelonious Monk

The Jazz Life
Life and Times of an American Original by Robin D.G. KelleyThe Jazz Loft Project. Sam Stephensonhttp://www.amazon.com/Thelonious-Monk-Times-American-Original/dp/0684831902www.jazzloftproject.orgThelonious Monk’s life looms so large that legends about him have at times eclipsed his musical legacy.  two books revisit Monk’s life  ...

Brazil, DVD Collection

Brazil (1985)a film by Terry GillamCriterion Collection DVDhttp://www.criterion.com/films/211   When I set out to review *The Criterion Collection*’s 3 disk version ofTerry Gilliam’s 1985 film *Brazil*, I decided to watch the bowdlerized 94minute studio cut of the film- the  ...

Riccardo Muti: Great Orchestras on Tour, Philadelphia

New York Philharmonic on tourGreat Orchestras on Tour series in Verizon HallPhiladelphia,Nov. 20, 2009Program:LISZT: Les Préludes, Symphonic Poem No. 3ELGAR: In the SouthPROKOFIEV: Selections from Romeo and Juliethttp://www.kimmelcenter.org/ Muti returns Riccardo Muti’s star power has not diminished in the  ...

Philly Classical

From Russia, with Philly LoveVladimir JorowskiPhiladelphia OrchestraOctober 29-31, 2009Vladimir Jurowski - Conductor Sergey Khachatryan - ViolinProgram:Stravinsky - Scherzo fantastique Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto Prokofiev - Symphony No. 4 (1947 revision)http://www.philorch.org/ Philadelphia Chamber Music SocietyIgnat Solzhenitsyn accompanied the Moscow QuartetNovember,  ...