Kendrick Lamar is an artist like no other – a political poet capable of creating compelling concept albums and a lyrical storyteller adroit at imparting the everyday experience of young African-American men. In this show, the contemporary hip-hop superstar plays songs from his acclaimed LP, To Pimp a Butterfly, alongside his hits.
The Iridium in New York City welcomes legendary guitarist Steve Vai for two intimate performances in the smallest room that he has performed in for years. Voted the 10th Greatest Guitarist by Guitar World magazine, Vai treats fans to selections throughout his three-decade-long career.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a personal journey through the last 50 years of African American history. “Out of the Shadows” examines the successes won by Martin Luther King and the evolution of the civil rights movement into a period of political empowerment, while “Move on Up” looks at the upward mobility of African Americans through the early '80s.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a personal journey through the last 50 years of African American history. “Keep Your Head Up” reveals profound fissures within black America that deepened through the 1980s and ‘90s, while "Touch the Sky" spans the time between Hurricane Katrina and Obama’s political ascendance to the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.
With a child on the way, Victoria must choose a regent in case she dies during childbirth. The Tory party disputes her choice, but she and Albert turn the tables with the aid of the latest in 19th-century technology.
Inspired by Che Guevara's The Motorcycle Diaries, Zay Harding begins his 3,000-mile trip along Ruta 40 through the Andes. Highlights include the brilliant white salt flats of the Salinas Grandes, the pre-Columbian ruins in Pucara, the hair-raising roads to the little town of Cachi and a look at Aconcagua, the highest mountain outside of Asia.
Celebrated blues rock master Joe Bonamassa delivers a tribute performance to the Three Kings of Blues – Albert King, Freddie King, and B.B. King. Songs include "See See Baby," "Sittin' on the Boat Dock," "I'll Play the Blues for You,” "Oh Pretty Woman," "Let the Good Times Roll," "Boogie Woogie Woman," "Hummingbird,” and more.
Fans have embraced BRIT FLOYD as the world's foremost Pink Floyd tribute show. Renowned for their note-for-note perfection, impeccable harmonies, staging, Floydian animations and props, this 12-piece band creates a genuine reincarnation of the live Pink Floyd experience. This special captures the band playing our sold-out show at Red Rocks in August 2013.
The centuries-old tradition of folding two-dimensional paper into three-dimensional shapes is inspiring a scientific revolution – affecting drug development, micro-robots, and future space missions. This program looks at how the art of origami is reshaping the world around us as scientists uncover the power of folding.
"Out of Gitmo" tells the story of a detainee released from the controversial prison at Guantanamo Bay after 14 years. It is a revealing look at the struggle over freeing prisoners once deemed international terrorists. The second segment, "Forever Prison," reports the untold history of how the military base first came to be used as a prison.