Jacques Pépin is known as a kitchen supernova, a working whirlwind of creative energy even at 80 years old, but his surprising journey began in the countryside of wartime France, where his family’s tradition of entrepreneurial women running homegrown restaurants pushed young Jacques into an early culinary career.
An up-close look at the songs and lifestyle of the popular country western personality.
The colorful life of the choreographer and performer who has often been acknowledged as America's most powerful and athletic dancer.
The impact of African-American author Ellison on the state of culture and literature in the United States.
Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance by Charles Atlas examines one of the 20th century's greatest choreographers, Merce Cunningham, and was completed when Cunningham was 80. He brought innovative, brilliant imagination, and new areas of expression to the world of dance. His first concert was in New York City in 1944. This one-hour film offers viewers exciting retrospective footage and a palpable feel for his now-historic collaborations with Martha Grahm, John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, and insight into the creative process itself through intimate footage of Cunningham's daily routines at home, around town and in the ...
A profile of the career of the ground-breaking musician and producer Quincy Jones.