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International Jazz Day from Australia
More than two dozen world-renowned artists assemble for an extraordinary International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert in Melbourne, Australia. Herbie Hancock, Ledisi, Kurt Elling and many more join forces to celebrate jazz for peace. Featuring performances by jazz masters from six continents.
Stories of Survival
Stories of Survival bring to life the compelling story of four survivors in war-torn Europe, who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust. Through gripping storytelling, archival footage, and personal photos, these two films skillfully reveal what happened in the homes, ghettos, camps, and slave labor factories across seven countries, and the remarkable acts of resistance, courage, and hope that forever changed four lives.
Step It Up with Steph
Two-time Emmy nominated Step It Up with Steph is a weekly dose of health, fitness, food and lifestyle entertainment providing holistic solutions to everyday problems to help viewers regain control of their health and wellness. In each episode, Steph meets a guest who is struggling with a health or lifestyle issue, and along with a panel of experts, provides the guest with guidance and advice for making changes in her life, with a reveal of the guest’s transformation, 4 weeks later. Additionally, the series includes fun “take it to the streets” segments where Steph asks random everyday people how they deal with a specific health/fitness issue. Also included are weekly workout sessions centered around each episode’s main topic, as well as informative kitchen segments providing nutritional guidance from certified dietitians.
Flavor of Poland with Aleksandra August
In this charming new cooking and travel series, host Aleksandra August takes viewers on a culinary journey through Poland, visiting various regions of the country, including Krakow, Rzeszow, Lublin, Bialystok, Gdansk, Warszawa, among many others. Along the way, Aleksandra introduces us to local restaurant owners and chefs, where she samples their signature dishes, we learn a little bit about Polish history (like the origin of the bagel, originally in the form of a pretzel!) and Aleksandra walks us through the preparation of delicous local recipes. The series consists of 13 ½-hour episodes. A special Christmas episode will focus on Poland’s southern mountain region (referred to as Podhale in Polish), featuring the beautiful city of Zakopane, known as “the winter capital of Poland.”
Art & Design in Chicago
The stories of art and design in Chicago often take second place to the city’s history as a commercial center and its lauded tradition of architecture. But Chicago has long nurtured a unique creative community through its admired art schools and fearless community centers and via its networks of commerce and independent-minded alternative scenes. Painters, sculptors, photographers, and ceramicists have forged their own paths here; muralists, curators, and students have fostered communities through their art; graphic designers, commercial directors, and typeface designers have innovated within their fields, all while working to meet the demands of a client.
Wheaton College Christmas Festival: Messiah, Prince of Peace
Wheaton College Christmas Festival: Messiah, Prince of Peace draws viewers into a celebration of the mystery and majesty of the birth of Christ. This program of sacred Christmas music from the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music in Wheaton, Illinois recounts the journey from the ancient prophecies that foretold Christ’s coming to the joyous celebration of his birth.
Join the Wheaton College Concert Choir, Women’s Chorale, Men’s Glee Club, and Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra, along with bass-baritone Stephen Morscheck and soprano Carolyn Hart, for a selection of pieces including “Of the Father’s Love Begotten,” “Sweet Little Jesus Boy,” “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” and “In Terra Pax.”