Classically trained painter Nicholas Petrucci has dedicated much of his artist’s life to portrait painting. He recently embarked on a new project, painting portraits for a single cause. What resulted was Guardians of the Everglades, a series of 10 portraits of people that he sees as the protectors of the Everglades.
Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings is a compelling portrait of an inspiring and inventive musician whose virtuoso skills on the ukulele have transformed all previous notions of the instrument’s potential.
One generation from now most people in the U.S. will have spent more time in the virtual world than in nature. New media technologies have improved our lives in countless ways. Information now appears with a click. Overseas friends are part of our daily lives. And even grandma loves Wii.
The three, young Italian tenors, Piero Barone (19), Ignazio Boschetto(18) and Gianluca Ginoble (17) of Il Volo proved to win the hearts of PBS viewers nationwide in March 2012 with more than 2,100 broadcasts of their DPTV special from the Detroit Opera House, Il Volo Takes Flight. Now, they return with their second PBS special, Il Volo We Are Love, filmed at The Fillmore on Miami Beach in March.
CENTURY IN THE SUN is the story of how Standard Oil magnate Henry Flagler comes to Florida in the late 1800s, builds a railroad and hotel empire on the last American frontier, and launches a population boom that lasts a hundred years.
The film traces Flagler’s impact on Florida through the 20th century, as it becomes the fastest - growing state in the U.S.
The lion’s nature makes it both complicated and fascinating. Lion expert and BBC Big Cat presenter Jonathan Scott has lived in Kenya, East Africa , and watched the most famous lion pride in the world, the Marsh Pride, for more than 30 years. With the help of the latest lion research from Professor Craig Packer and team at the Serengiti Lion Project, Jonathan takes a fresh look at the lions he knows so well.
Thousands of participants take to the streets of Manhattan to trek 2 ½ miles of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade showcasing giant balloons, spectacular floats, sensational performances and mingling throughout the parade are hundreds of crowd pleasing clowns.
Two of these participants are longtime veteran clowns and Fort Lauderdale residents, Charles and Kitty Tatelbaum who are 2011 graduates of Clown U, sponsored by the Big Apple Circus. They have participated as clowns in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for over 10 years.
As part of their journey to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Tarpon Springs High School Marching Band put on a 5K fundraising event called BAND ON THE RUN. Faculty, parents, students and the community laced up their shoes and hit the pavement in support of the cause. The band must raise $400,000 for their trip to New York and have scheduled a series of fundraising events throughout the next few months. Keep checking back to monitor their progress!
It’s an iconic American holiday tradition like fireworks on the Fourth of July, trick or treating on Halloween or hunting for Easter eggs. Every year on Thanksgiving Day before the family gathers around the table for a celebratory feast, all eyes are on the Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
TED, the non-profit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, and WNET, in partnership with PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), present TED’s first-ever original television special featuring content created and curated exclusively for the show.
Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of our planet's origins than Australia. NOVA's four-part "Australia's First 4 Billion Years" takes viewers on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the Earth to the emergence of the world we know today.