Arts and Culture

The Rutles: All You Need is Cash

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 9:30pm

Before the famous music mockumentary This is Spinal Tap, there was The Rutles: All You Need is Cash.

American Masters – American Ballet Theatre: A History

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:00pm

Delving into the rich history of one of the world’s preeminent ballet companies

Architect Michael Graves: A Grand Tour

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 9:30pm

Embark on a voyage through architect Michael Graves' career and the influences that shaped him.

How to Dance in Ohio

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 3:00pm

This film shares the journey of a group of teenagers and young adults on the autism spectrum who prepare for an iconic American rite of passage – a Spring Formal.

Minnesota Orchestra’s Cuba Tour

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:00pm

Led by Music Director Osmo Vänskä, the Minnesota Orchestra performs live in Havana.

This Women's World

A few years ago, pianist and professor Sylvie Beaudette conducted an experiment.

In her music history class at Eastman, she played pieces by male and female composers from each major era side by side without revealing the composers' gender. She paired an opera excerpt by Monteverdi with a cantata excerpt by Francesca Caccini. She compared music of Couperin (a man) with that of Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre (a woman). She contrasted a German lied by Robert Schumann with Josephine Lang's, and she paired chamber music by Ernest Bloch with a piece by Rebecca Clarke.

And the Nominees Are...

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The 69th Tony Award nominations have been announced.

A Very British Murder "The Golden Age"

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 3:00pm

Lucy Worsley explores the Edwardian era and the golden age of detective fiction

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Les Contes d’Hoffmann

Sun, 05/10/2015 - 12:00pm

Enjoy magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo in the title role of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece.

Mr. Cao Goes to Washington

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 9:00pm

What happens when the naiveté of a political rookie clashes with the realities of racial politics of the American South and ultra-partisan struggles in Washington DC?