Wednesday, May 25, 2016

PBS Arts in Chicago

Tune in Fridays at 9 pm for a special night of arts programming on WTTW! And then explore the arts in Chicago – check out some upcoming arts events in our region.

Bill T. Jones: A Good Man

Friday, November 11 at 9:00 pm

Chicago's contribution to the PBS Fall Arts Festival is this new film, highlighting the work of award-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones as he mounted a dance event inspired by the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln. During the process, Jones was haunted by brutal stories about his own family history of slavery and nagged by dichotomies about Lincoln.


Jeanne Gang: The Sky's the Limit

Friday, November 11 at 10:00 pm

A new WTTW documentary about the newly minted MacArthur “genius” – innovative young architect Jeanne Gang, best known for Aqua, her stunning 86-story residential tower near the Chicago River. Watch this fascinating documentary now.