outtakes

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Outtakes: Scripts

Art historian Judith Wechsler tells a story about the time Charles Eames threw out one of her scripts and taught her a valuable lesson in the process. Narrated by James Franco, Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter premieres nationally Monday, December 19 at 10 p.m. (check local listings) as the 25th anniversary […]

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Outtakes: Ray Driving

Friends recount that Ray Eames was so obsessed with the visual world around her that she couldn’t keep her eyes on the road. Narrated by James Franco, Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter premieres nationally Monday, December 19 at 10 p.m. (check local listings) as the 25th anniversary season finale of American […]

Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter

Outtakes: L.A. Unrestrained

In archival footage from “An Eames Celebration,” a film for WNET created in 1973, Charles Eames describes the city of Los Angeles as an illustration of what happens when design lacks constraints. Charles & Ray Eames: The Architect and the Painter premieres nationally Monday, December 19 at 10 p.m. (check local listings) as the 25th […]

Bill T. Jones: A Good Man

Jamyl’s Jump

Jamyl Dobson, the actor in the production, describes how he adapted to Jones’s physically-demanding staging, as well as how his experience with voice helped the dancers approach their speaking roles. Bill T. Jones: A Good Man premieres nationally Friday, November 11 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) as part of the first PBS […]

James Levine: The Life In Music

Levine on Conducting

In this outtake from James Levine: America’s Maestro, James Levine gives an explanation of his unique approach to conducting an orchestra – how he believes in being a “teacher conductor.”

James Levine: The Life In Music

Levine on his Childhood

In this outtake from James Levine: America’s Maestro, James Levine remembers growing up with a father who led a dance band that broadcast from the Beverly Wilshire Hotel and recalls his first piano lessons.

James Levine: The Life In Music

James Levine Instructs Ed Parks on his Figaro

In this outtake from James Levine: America’s Maestro, Levine instructs Ed Parks on how to be an Italian operatic Figaro, teaching him how to make the music his own.

James Levine: The Life In Music

James Levine Conducts The Bartered Bride

Watch Layla Claire and Paul Appleby perform in the Lindemann Young Artists production of The Bartered Bride, conducted by James Levine, and talk about the experience working with Maestro. This clip is an outtake from James Levine: America’s Maestro.

John Muir in the New World

Outtakes: The Alaskan Expedition

Hear stories from one of John Muir’s expeditions in Alaska with his colleage and companion S. Hall Young, including a tale of Muir’s rescue of Young during a very near brush with death in these outtakes from the documentary John Muir in the New World. John Muir in the New World airs April 18 at […]

Troubadours: Carole King / James Taylor & The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter

Outtakes: Life at the Troubadour

In these deleted scenes from Troubadours: Carole King / James Taylor & The Rise of the Singer-Songwriter, Roger McGuinn, former Troubadour staff, photographer Harry Diltz, Cheech & Chong, and Bonnie Raitt tell stories about the incredible energy and community that centered around the nightly performances and daily club life, including the time Joni Mitchell surprised […]