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Andrea Bocelli: Cinema

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 3:43pm -- WCVE

The international superstar tenor lends his unique voice to a lush symphonic salute to the movies, Andrea Bocelli: Cinema, celebrating some of the greatest celluloid songs and scores of all time written by a varied range of Italian and Hollywood composers.

The concert special also reunites Bocelli with legendary music producer David Foster, whose first collaboration with the tenor was Foster’s own Academy Award-nominated song “The Prayer,” a duet with Celine Dion in 1999.

Three Part Series: Africa’s Great Civilizations

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 1:46pm -- WCVE

In his six-hour series, Africa’s Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through 200,000 years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world.

Two-Part Special Celebrating New York City Ballet in Paris

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:34pm -- WCVE

During the summer of 2016, New York City Ballet made a triumphant return to Paris for a three-week season at the historic Théâtre du Châtelet. The engagement’s closing night performance, featuring four ballets by NYCB co-founder George Balanchine to the music of French composers, will now air as a special two-part Great Performances broadcast on consecutive Fridays, February 17 and February 24 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.

WATCH LIVE: Trump, Netanyahu Hold Joint Press Conference At White House

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:15pm -- WCVE

WATCH LIVE: Trump, Netanyahu Hold Joint Press Conference At White House
President Trump is hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday. The two are holding a joint press conference at noon. NPR journalists with expertise in politics, national security and the Middle East will be annotating their remarks.