Last night, Rosie O’Donnell hosted a one-night-only event on YouTube featuring Broadway performers at home in order to raise money for The Actors Fund, an organization that is providing emergency financial assistance to entertainment industry professionals impacted by closures related to the coronavirus pandemic. The event reportedly raised $500,000 for the fund, including $100,000 from […]
PBS Learning Media is an online platform that provides educators and students with various resources to supplement the learning experience. This includes lesson plans, classroom tools, original videos and more to optimize digital learning. With students now at home for the remainder of the school year, digital learning has never been more important. PBS Learning […]
Public television is full of performances that you can watch right now. Here are six highlights featuring or celebrating accomplished American artists including conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein, violinist Itzhak Perlman, composer Philip Glass, the Cleveland Orchestra, and even a play by writer Edgar Allan Poe in a radio-style adaption! These videos come from our […]
Longtime supporter of American Masters Rosalind P. Walter passed away on Wednesday, March 4. For more than 30 years, Rosalind had been a remarkable ambassador and advocate for American Masters, and the most generous individual supporter of WNET in its history. In addition to launching American Masters, Rosalind gave extraordinary support to countless programs including […]
The James Beard Foundation announced today that culinary historian and author Jessica B. Harris, whose work focuses on food culture within the African diaspora, will be the recipient of its 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award. In her almost five decades as a writer, Harris has written, edited and translated eighteen books, twelve of which document the foodways of the African Diaspora – a field in […]
American Masters celebrates Women’s History Month with documentaries on Gone with the Wind author Margaret Mitchell, maverick painter Elizabeth Murray, and singer-songwriter Holly Near. Plus, in honor of the Women’s Vote Centennial we’ve launched Unladylike2020 – a multimedia series profiling extraordinary unsung women. Enjoy these selections, now streaming for a limited time, below and on the PBS Video app. Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray This intimate portrait of painter and printmaker […]
The late Zoe Caldwell discusses how she playfully disrupted expectations at a party with a lighthearted song and dance.