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Cynthia Erivo & Leslie Odom, Jr. Perform Tonight on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS Photo Cynthia Erivo & Leslie Odom, Jr. Perform Tonight on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

The Recording Academy® will honor its 2020 Special Merit Awards recipients with 'Great Performances: GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' an awards ceremony and tribute concert hosted by Jimmy Jam tonight, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

The Wallis Presents Digital Engagement Of WIESENTHAL, Photo The Wallis Presents Digital Engagement Of WIESENTHAL,
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents a digital engagement of WIESENTHAL, the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production based on the life of Simon Wiesenthal written by and starring Tom Dugan, available digitally from October 20 through 27, 2020.

Leslie Odom Jr., Cynthia Erivo, Cyndi Lauper & More Perform in Honor of 2020 Recordin Photo Leslie Odom Jr., Cynthia Erivo, Cyndi Lauper & More Perform in Honor of 2020 Recording Academy Special Merit Recipients
by TV News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The Recording Academy® will honor its 2020 Special Merit Awards recipients with 'Great Performances: GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' an awards ceremony and tribute concert hosted by Jimmy Jam on Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, at 9 p.m.

PBS to Air ANN Starring Holland Taylor This June Photo PBS to Air ANN Starring Holland Taylor This June
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

This summer, Great Performances explores the lives of two trailblazing American women with two acclaimed theatrical productions. Great Performances: Ann, Emmy Award winner Holland Taylor's compelling portrayal of the legendary Texas Governor Ann Richards, premieres Friday, June 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS.

THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS Explores the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art This December Photo THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS Explores the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art This December
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

On December 12, NYC-ARTS will feature a look at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art dedicated to providing a platform for artistic exploration through multi-faceted LGBTQ perspectives located in SoHo.

Sam Moore To Perform With Garth Brooks On 'Grammy Salute To Music Legends' Photo Sam Moore To Perform With Garth Brooks On 'Grammy Salute To Music Legends'
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

Sam Moore and Dave Prater â€“ the groundbreaking duo, Sam & Dave, who brought their gospel roots to Soul music, were one of the primary chart stars at the Stax and Atlantic labels in the '60s. Bringing the passion of call and response to their wailing soul side, the duo were honored by The Recording Academy as one of the recipients of the Special Merit Awards, The Lifetime Achievement Award in May in Los Angeles.

PBS to Air GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS Photo PBS to Air GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
by TV News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

In collaboration with PBS' 'Great Performances' series, the Recording Academy presents 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' the fourth annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy's 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients. Recorded in May at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre, the event premieres nationwide Friday, Oct. 18 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings),pbs.org/gperf and the PBS Video app.

Theater Close-Up Presents Broadcast Premieres of SCHOOL GIRLS, ON THE EXHALE, UNCLE  Photo Theater Close-Up Presents Broadcast Premieres of SCHOOL GIRLS, ON THE EXHALE, UNCLE VANYA
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Theater Close-Up, a unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and New York City-area Off-Broadway and regional theaters, returns with three new episodes Fridays, August 16 and 23 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN and thirteen.org/theatercloseup, featuring a diverse selection of groundbreaking, entertaining plays recorded live on stage, including the broadcast premieres of Jocelyn Bioh's School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play (August 16 at 9 p.m.) from MCC Theater, MartĂ­n Zimmerman's On the Exhale(August 16 at 10:15 p.m.) from Roundabout Theatre Company, and Anton Chekhov'sUncle Vanya (August 23 at 9 p.m.) from Hunter Theater Project.

Recording Academy Announces the GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS on May 11 Photo Recording Academy Announces the GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS on May 11
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

The Recording Academy will honor its 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients with 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Black Sabbath, George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic, Billy Eckstine, Donny Hathaway, Julio Iglesias, Sam & Dave, and Dionne Warwick. Lou Adler, Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson, and Johnny Mandel are Trustees Award honorees; and Saul Walker is the Technical GRAMMY® Award recipient. Also being honored is Jeffery Redding, this year's recipient of the Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum®. Led by GRAMMY®-nominated industry icon Greg Phillinganes as musical director, the tribute concert will feature rare performances by honorees and never-seen renditions by those they've inspired. Currently scheduled to appear are Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Clinton; GRAMMY winner Bootsy Collins, who will salute Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic; five-time GRAMMY winner Lalah Hathaway and Kenya Hathaway, who will pay tribute to their father Donny; past Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Johnny Mathis, who will honor Warwick; Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Sam Moore;two-time GRAMMY winner Gregory Porter, who will pay tribute to Eckstine; Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Simpson; past GRAMMY nominee Snoop Dogg, who will salute Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic; and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Warwick. Presenters for the evening will include GRAMMY winners Cheech & Chong. Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. Tickets for the event will be on sale via a Ticketmaster pre-sale, beginning today at 10 a.m. PT. The password to access the pre-sale is LEGENDS.

PBS Presents MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS AWARDS with AARP the Magazine Photo PBS Presents MOVIES FOR GROWNUPS AWARDS with AARP the Magazine
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Hosted by Tony Award-winning actor and comedian Martin Short, Great Performances – Movies for Grownups® Awards with AARP The Magazine premieres nationwide Friday, February 15 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will be available to stream beginning February 16 on pbs.org/moviesforgrownups and PBS apps. This is the second consecutive year the awards will be broadcast on PBS in a co-production with Great Performances. The AARP Movies for Grownups multimedia franchise was established in 2002 to celebrate and encourage filmmaking with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind — and recognize the inspiring artists who make them.

NYC-ARTS Celebrates Groundbreaking Women in Arts in January Photo NYC-ARTS Celebrates Groundbreaking Women in Arts in January
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

This January, NYC-ARTS will highlight trailblazing women in the arts, all of whom are celebrated for taking risks and bringing their respective crafts to new heights. 

Great Performances: GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends 2018�® Honors Neil Diamond, Emmylo Photo Great Performances: GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends 2018�® Honors Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, John Williams, Louis Jordan, The Meters, Queen, Tina Turner and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

In collaboration with the Recording Academy, Great Performances presents GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends 2018®, the third annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Recording Academy's 2018 Special Merit Awards recipients. The celebration and tribute concert feature rare performances by honorees and never-before-seen renditions of their classic songs by those they've inspired. Recorded in July at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre, the event premieres nationwideFriday, October 5 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

Recording Academy Presents GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS on PBS Photo Recording Academy Presents GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS on PBS
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

In collaboration with PBS' 'Great Performances' series, the Recording Academy presents 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®', the third annual all-star concert offering a primetime spotlight for the Academy's 2018 Special Merit Awards recipients. The celebration and tribute concert feature rare performances by honorees and never-before-seen renditions of their classic songs by those they've inspired. Recorded in July at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre, the event premieres nationwide Friday, October 5 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

Anne Akiko Meyers To Perform Tribute To John Williams At 2018 GRAMMY Salute To Music  Photo Anne Akiko Meyers To Perform Tribute To John Williams At 2018 GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

The Recording Academy has expanded its lineup for the 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends,' an awards ceremony and live tribute concert celebrating the 2018 Special Merit Awards honorees on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Yolanda Adams, Gustavo Dudamel, Anne Akiko Meyers, & More Added To The Lineup For Gra Photo Yolanda Adams, Gustavo Dudamel, Anne Akiko Meyers, & More Added To The Lineup For Grammy Salute To Music Legends Television Special
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

The Recording Academy has expanded its lineup for the 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' an awards ceremony and live tribute concert celebrating the 2018 Special Merit Awards honorees on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Added to the lineup are four-time GRAMMY® winner Yolanda Adams, who will perform and honor Tony Agnello and Richard Factor, GRAMMY winner Gustavo Dudamel who will present to John Williams; violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, who will perform in tribute to Williams; and members of The Meters, including Joseph '?Zigaboo' Modeliste, Cyril Neville, Leo Nocentelli, and George Porter Jr. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, The Meters, Queen, and Tina Turner. Additional Special Merit Awards honorees to be celebrated include Bill Graham, Seymour Stein, and Williams, who are this year's Trustees Award honorees, and Agnello and Factor, who are the Technical GRAMMY® Award recipients. Also being honored is Melissa Salguero, this year's recipient of the Music Educator Award. Tickets for the event are on sale now via Ticketmaster.

The Recording Academy Will Honor 2018 Special Merit Awards Recipients with GRAMMY Sal Photo The Recording Academy Will Honor 2018 Special Merit Awards Recipients with GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends this July
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

The Recording Academy will honor its 2018 Special Merit Awards recipients with 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Hal Blaine, Neil Diamond, Emmylou Harris, Louis Jordan, the Meters, Queen, and Tina Turner. Additional Special Merit Awards honorees to be celebrated include Bill Graham, Seymour Stein, and John Williams, who are this year's Trustees Award honorees, and Tony Agnello and Richard Factor, who are the Technical GRAMMY Award recipients. Also being honored is Melissa Salguero, this year's recipient of the Music Educator Award. Led by GRAMMY®-nominated industry icon Greg Phillinganes as musical director, the tribute concert will feature rare performances by honorees and never-seen renditions by those they've inspired. Currently scheduled to appear are eight-time GRAMMY winner Herb Alpert, who will honor Blaine; past GRAMMY nominee Micky Dolenz, who will be honoring Diamond; GRAMMY winner Sammy Hagar, who will pay tribute to Graham; 13-time GRAMMY winner and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Harris; past GRAMMY nominee Ledisi, who will salute Jordan; and three-time GRAMMY winner Trisha Yearwood, who will pay tribute to Harris. Presenters for the evening include actress Angela Bassett and GRAMMY winner Henry Rollins. Additional performers and presenters will be announced shortly. Tickets for the event will be on sale via Ticketmasterbeginning today. 

THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS Offers Encores of Greatest Hits in March Photo THIRTEEN's NYC-ARTS Offers Encores of Greatest Hits in March
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of the greater New York City region. This month the series revisits some of its compelling profiles of the people and institutions that make up the arts community in our region.

PBS To Broadcast and Stream AARP The Magazine's 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Award Photo PBS To Broadcast and Stream AARP The Magazine's 17th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Broadcast and streamed for the first time, AARP The Magazine's 17th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards celebrates 2017's standout films with unique appeal to movie lovers with a grownup state of mind and recognizes the inspiring artists who make them. Co-produced by THIRTEEN's Great Performances series, Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine premieres nationwide Friday, February 23 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

PBS First-Ever Broadcast of Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine 2/23 Photo PBS First-Ever Broadcast of Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

PBS First-Ever Broadcast of Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP the Magazine

DVR Alert: PBS Airs Broadway Production of IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN Tonight Photo DVR Alert: PBS Airs Broadway Production of IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The festive Roundabout Theatre Company production of IRVING BERLIN'S HOLIDAY INN comes to PBS tonight, November 24 at 9 p.m. (check local listings) continuing the GREAT PERFORMANCES marathon within PBS's Fall Broadway's best lineup.

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