In the Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams chronicles the personal stories of composer/lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda and the cast of In the Heights in the months leading up to its 2008 opening night. This show is now streaming for free thanks to PBS! Click here to learn more.
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This free course from Dartmouth is an introduction to Italian opera, focusing on giving you the tools and experience to become a better student of opera. No previous knowledge of music or opera is necessary. Click here to learn more.
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Turn an oyster shell into beautiful trinket dish, paper clip holder, catch-all tray, jewelry dish or ring holder. Great handmade gift for anyone who loves unique home decor and crafts! Click here to learn more.
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This is the original cast of Beauty and the Beast on the Disney Dream, as shown on the stateroom televisions. Click here to learn more.
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Since its launch in 2012, the PBS Online Film Festival has featured diverse films from PBS member stations, ITVS, and POV. This year's festival includes collaborations with a wide variety of public television producers. Click here to learn more.
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Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra, a big band dedicated to the fusion in its name, has turned its weekly Sunday-night slot at Birdland into virtual sets that hold supercharged mambos alongside far-reaching jazz excursions. This June 14 edition features Rudresh Mahanthappa with breakneck alto saxophone solos in “The Afro-Cuban Jazz Suite” composed by Arturo’s father, Chico O’Farrill. Click here to learn more.
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Set in contemporary Georgia with an election race underway, Much Ado About Nothing finds the community of Messina celebrating a break from an ongoing war, but not all is peaceful amid the merriment. Former rivals battle it out, revenge is sought and trickery runs amok in this timeless comedy of romantic retribution and miscommunication. This bold interpretation of Shakespeare’s comedic masterpiece features Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black, Broadway’s The Color Purple) and Grantham Coleman (Buzzer, The Americans) as the sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick. Click here to learn more.
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In 1936, photographer Dorothea Lange made headlines with her stunning portrait of Florence Owens Thompson, a 32-year old pea picker in Nipomo, California. The image - known as Migrant Mother - brought national attention to the plight of migrant workers and eventually became one of the most recognizable symbols of the Great Depression. Lange’s work documenting the economic downturn was just one chapter in her prolific, four-decade career. Click here to learn more.
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Here's a DIY that uses the natural beauty of flowers to create stunning pressed flower art. Gather some today and start creating your own masterpiece. Pressed flower art is something that you can easily create for next to nothing. Click here to learn more.
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The roots-rock songwriter Jason Isbell celebrated the release date of his new album, “Reunions,” by performing its songs in a livestream from the Brooklyn Bowl in Nashville, joined by his wife, Amanda Shires, on fiddle and harmony vocals. The songs are moody character studies with philosophical undercurrents. Click here to learn more.