Jascha Heifetz - Biography and Timeline

The name Jascha Heifetz continues to evoke awe and excitement among fellow musicians more than century after his public debut. In a performing career that spanned 65 years, he established an unparalleled standard of violin playing to which violinists around the world still aspire.

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Judy Garland - Top Performers Pay Tribute to Judy Garland

Top performers who also sing Judy Garland tribute concerts share what inspires them most about the legendary entertainer.

Mar 16th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Sun Records - Director Bruce Sinofsky: An In Memoriam Tribute

Bruce Sinofsky (1956 - 2015) wrote, directed and produced the two-hour American Masters documentary Good Rockin’ Tonight: The Legacy Of Sun Records (2001). In this interview he shares his reason for making the film.

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August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Filmmaker Interview with Sam Pollard

"He stands head and shoulders with Edward Albee, Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller," says Pollard of the playwright. "People know their works and I want them to know the works of August Wilson."

Feb 18th, 2015 | 0 comments

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August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Music in August Wilson's Work

Learn how Kathryn Bostic scored August Wilson's plays and the film August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand; what songs Wynton Marsalis played at Wilson's funeral; and how actor Ruben Santiago-Hudson became a blues harmonica player.

Feb 12th, 2015 | 0 comments

August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand - Biography and Timeline

Playwright August Wilson (1945 - 2005) rose from humble beginnings to become a celebrated Broadway fixture with his 10-play cycle chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th century. His awards include Tony, two Pulitzers and seven New York Drama Critics Circle Awards.

Jan 28th, 2015 | 0 comments

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Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice - Art Spiegelman and Ricky Jay in Conversation: Web Exclusive

Cartoonist and author Art Spiegelman and sleight-of-hand magician Ricky Jay share amazement and laughs at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles on the occasion of the exhibition of Ricky Jay's collection of broadsides.

Jan 22nd, 2015 | 0 comments

Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice - Comic: Waiting for Ricky Jay, by Peter Kuper

Peter Kuper's three-page comic, created during a futile wait in line for tickets to a sold-out Ricky Jay show, led to an introduction to Ricky Jay and a step towards making the documentary, Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice.

Jan 21st, 2015 | 0 comments

Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice - Ricky Jay's Magician Mentors and Inspirations

Meet eight magicians who personally, or through their expert example, have served as mentors to the great magician, Ricky Jay.

Jan 9th, 2015 | 0 comments
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