Tonight, an extraordinary documentary that was three years in the making comes to PBS Great Performances. Watch at 9 pm and you will be privvy to some incredible behind-the-scenes and performance footage of this much discussed and award-winning musical.
Both could be called “celebrity foundations” but there is a big difference. All told, the facts suggest that the Clinton family has—at least over the last several years—donated more money (and at a far higher proportion of their wealth) than the Trump family.
Once called guerrilla warfare, today we call it simply terrorism. This classic (and horrific) film was actually screened for the military at the Pentagon after 9/11 as we prepared to invade Iraq. It shows that history does indeed repeat itself. Endlessly.
A day of thought-provoking insights and discussions with noted experts in local, national and international issues. Featured speakers include Adam Segal, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations; Polina Vlasenko, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow at AIER, and State Representative William “Smitty” Pignatelli, the dean of Berkshire County’s state legislative delegation.
Two critics – a Republican and a Democrat – saw this show about politics and both had a good time.
Charlie Baker’s cuts to the arts puts Massachusetts in league with states such as Nebraska and South Dakota in per capita support for arts and culture. The proposed cut of $7.7 million was included in a larger set of $256 million in vetoes out of a $39 BILLION budget. It seems these days the Republicans hate the arts more than ever.
In “Boston Creates” a cultural development plan for the City of Boston there are a lot of words, created by consultants who moderated hundreds of community meetings. The creators of art were often concerned with the nitty gritty problems of survival and affordable spaces in which to create new work. The fancy “experts” wanted to…