In Jackson Heights looks at the daily life of the people in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York—one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse communities in the United States. Frederick Wiseman’s newest film is a vivid and complex portrait of the immigrants who are native to many different countries, from Mexico to Afghanistan. Even with its cultural, racial and ethnic diversity, the people of Jackson Heights are fighting to maintain their beloved community as the face of their neighborhood begins to change with new incoming residents from the city.
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Season four begins with the mercurial Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), back once more on British soil as Doctor Watson (Martin Freeman) and his wife Mary (Amanda Abbington) prepare for their biggest challenge yet: becoming parents.
Watch Sherlock Season 4: The Six Thatchers January 1 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
A live PBS holiday tradition continues when the New York Philharmonic welcomes the ravishing Joyce DiDonato and the sultry Paulo Szot for a festive celebration of American music, featuring selections from The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, Carousel and more.
Led by Alan Gilbert in his final season as music director, the Philharmonic will also showcase orchestral favorites from Aaron Copland and a taste of the old world from Johann Strauss II. With guest host Mo Rocca.
The upcoming series “Victoria” from Masterpiece will have all 7 episodes available for WCVE/WHTJ Passport streaming starting on Sunday, January 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET — the same time as the series premiere. This will provide activated Passport users the ability to begin watching the entire series at the time of the first episode’s broadcast release.
Continuing to highlight the people and places that make Charlottesville and the surrounding area such a special place to live and to explore, Charlottesville Inside-Out begins Season 10 on January 12, 2017.
Broadway Star Laura Osnes and beloved British actor Martin Jarvis join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for their annual Christmas concert, filmed live at the Salt Lake Conference Center. Under the direction of Mack Wilberg, music director of the Choir, and Ryan Murphy, associate music director, these powerhouse talents will ring in the holiday spirit for audiences young and old.
Watch Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Laura Osnes and Martin Jarvis December 19 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.
Anything there’s a hurricane, a heat wave, or any other extreme weather event you’ll hear people ask: “Is this because of climate change?” While natural occurrences and extreme storms have been happening for quite some time now, new scientific processes are allowing us to see how much human caused climate change factors into these weather events.
On December 7, 1941, Japan launched an unprecedented attack over the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Their main target: the U.S. Naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor.
Pearl Harbor – USS Oklahoma: The Final Story examines new evidence of the attack and details the harrowing fate of the USS Oklahoma. Why did the USS Oklahoma sink and capsize so quickly? A new theory may explain why the Oklahoma was the only battleship that capsized - taking hundreds of men with her.
Watch the first episode of Season 2 with the cast and crew of Mercy Street, the much-acclaimed Civil War-era PBS drama set in the occupied city of Alexandria, Virginia. Guests will get a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s filming in Richmond and Petersburg with Co-creator and Executive Producer Lisa Wolfinger, Producer David A. Rosemont, and Audrey P. Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum and one of the on-set historians whose expertise is in the contraband slave movement.
Large contemporary art museums are great places to view and learn about art and artists. But don’t forget about the art museums and galleries hosted at a college or university. These exhibit spaces are more likely to expand your interest on a particular idea or social issue -- providing new information and insight during your visit.