Hosted and narrated by ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro, this film tells the story of music teacher Harry Urata, and his efforts to record, preserve and perpetuate the musical oral histories of Japanese immigrants who worked in Hawai‘i’s sugarcane fields in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Through their canefield songs, or holehole bushi, these women sang about their joys and sorrows of trying to start life in a new world.
The Magic of Horowitz chronicles legendary pianist Vladimir Horowitz's 1986 Russian homecoming for a sold-out concert of personal favorites, featuring commentary from his former manager Peter Gelb and virtuoso pianists Martha Argerich, Daniil Trifonov and Sophie Pacini.
This episode pays tribute to the city’s roots and features beloved Mexican and Mexican American artists performing with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil. Tune in to watch beloved Mexican and Mexican American artists along with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic. Performers include Rodrigo y Gabriela, Natalia Lafourcade, La Santa Cecilia, Los Ángeles Azules, YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and Paolo Bortolameolli.
Celebrating America: PBS NewsHour Presents features anchored coverage of the Presidential Inaugural Committee’s program that will culminate the inauguration events. This primetime special will include remarks from President Biden and Vice President Harris, and performances from a variety of guests.
We will broadcast a PBS NewsHour Special Report with live coverage of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. The special will include the swearing-in of the 46th President of the United States and the 49th Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris. NewsHour managing editor Judy Woodruff will anchor the broadcast, with contributions from the NewsHour team.
Get to know Sherry Menor-McNamara, the youngest and first female President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Hawaiʻi. After working in Los Angeles, New York and Tokyo, Menor-McNamara returned to Hawaiʻi and earned post-graduate degrees in law and business. Her interests in public service and business converge in her current role at the local Chamber, which has won national recognition under her leadership.
The inspiring story of how six iconic African American female entertainers – Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier – challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes, and transformed themselves and their audiences in the process.
Travel back to 2007 for updated appraisals on magnificent Maryland finds including Plains & Prairie American Indian art, a presentation sword with a Lincoln-signed appointment and an 1885 Opening Day baseball program. One is $130,000-$200,000.
Richard Ho‘opi‘i and George Kahumoku Jr. walked into the PBS Hawai‘i studio, sat down with their instruments, and began to play. George, with his mellow slack key guitar and soothing voice, performing alongside Richard, with his never ending smile and his beautiful falsetto, offered song after song, with talk story in-between. This impromptu concert can only be described as pure joy.
Fresh from veterinary college, Siegfried’s fun-loving brother, Tristan, arrives to help out. Mrs. Pumphrey throws a swanky party.
London's newest detective is on the case! Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders) stars in a six-part mystery as the headstrong, first-ever female detective in Victorian London, who won’t let any naysayers stop her from keeping her father’s business running. Stuart Martin (Jamestown) plays her childhood friend, professional colleague, and potential love interest, Scotland Yard Detective Inspector William Wellington, a.k.a., The Duke.