French

AMERICAN MASTERS
Alice Waters

 

Discover how Alice Waters, who, with her cafe Chez Panisse, became a force behind the way Americans eat and think about food, launching the explosion of local farmers’ markets and the edible schoolyard.

 

AMERICAN MASTERS
Julia Child

AMERICAN MASTERS: Julia Child

 

Savor the life and legacy of Julia Child, who introduced French cuisine to America through her public TV series, “The French Chef,” in 1963.

 

GLOBE TREKKER
Vietnam

 

Trekker Zay Harding discovers the checkered and often-dangerous history of the Vietnamese railway. His journey takes him to Hanoi, Hue, the DMZ and Ho Chi Minh City where he meets a general who led the final attack on the Presidential Palace during the Vietnam War.

 

GLOBE TREKKER
Caribbean Islands: St. Lucia, Martinique

 

Trekker Zoe Palmer visits the spectacularly beautiful Caribbean islands of St. Lucia, Martinique and Montserrat. Surrounded by stunning rainforests, mountains and volcanoes with a hybrid of English, African and French heritage, these islands deserve their reputation as one of the top tourism spots in the world.

 

GLOBE TREKKER
Paris City Guide

GLOBE TREKKER: Paris City Guide

 

Trekkers Justine Shapiro and Adela Ucar travel to the City of Light. Justine strolls through the Luxembourg Gardens, discovers eclectic artwork and uncovers culinary secrets at the Cordon Bleu. Adela wanders through the Musee d’Orsay, and visits the Moulin Rouge.

 

GREAT PERFORMANCES
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016

 

GREAT PERFORMANCES
Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2016

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Semyon Bychkov conducts the Vienna Philharmonic at Austria’s Imperial Schonbrunn Palace. The mostly French program includes works by Bizet, Poulenc, Ravel, Offenbach and Johann Strauss II. The concert also features French piano duo Katia and Marielle Labeque.

 

THE MIND OF A CHEF
Fire

 

Chef David Kinch has forged a distinctive culinary path, putting him at the forefront of new contemporary California cuisine with his restaurant Manresa. Influenced by French and modern Catalan cooking, Kinch finds inspiration from European traditions and refinement, American ingenuity and the bounty California offers. His pursuit of exceptional products inspired an exclusive partnership with Love Apple Farms, where most ingredients for Manresa are grown. For nine consecutive years, Manresa has held two Michelin stars. Following a fire in 2014, Manresa reopened in 2015, receiving a four-star review from the San Francisco Chronicle. His first cookbook, Manresa: An Edible Reflection, debuted in October 2013 and was nominated for the James Beard Foundation “Cooking from a Professional Point of View” award.

 

Fire
Join Chef David Kinch as he explores how a devastating restaurant fire changed and improved him. He also prepares some dishes that came out of that challenging period of his life, with one of them being a new signature dish.

 

THE FORSYTE SAGA
Part 1 of 13

 

This dramatic miniseries, first aired in 2002, chronicles three generations of the Forsytes, an upper middle-class family in Victorian and Edwardian England. Damian Lewis, Gina McKee and Ioan Gruffudd star with Rupert Graves, Amanda Root and Corin Redgrave.

 

Part 1 of 13
The Forsyte family gathers to celebrate the engagement of Winifred Forsythe to Montague Dartie. Soames Forsyte, a rich and successful partner in the family law firm, meets penniless but beautiful and accomplished Irene Heron. Young Jolyon, who is in love with his children’s French governess, Helene, decides to leave his wife, cutting himself off from the family and forfeiting his fortune.

 

Il Volo: We are Love

 

Il Volo is a young trio of tenors that has won hearts across America with their exquisite vocals. In this live concert of love songs filmed in Miami Beach, Florida, the group performs “Questo Amore,” “I Bring You to My Senses,” “We Are Love” and other songs in Spanish, English, Italian and French.

 

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