HEIRLOOM MEALS’ THANKSGIVING
Thursday, November 24 at 4:00 p.m.
Hosted by Carole Murko, a culinary artist and public-radio personality, HEIRLOOM MEALS' THANKSGIVING explores America's diverse culinary history with the goal of preserving tried-and-true recipes and dining traditions. Shot in scenic Stockbridge, Mass., the one-hour special weaves together heartwarming stories to help viewers connect with their own memories of this beloved national holiday.
TOLEDO STORIES: Cornerstones - Holiday Special
Thursday, November 24 at 8:00 p.m.
An exploration of the holiday traditions shared by the many ethnic groups of Northwest Ohio. Whether celebrating Christmas, Chanukah, or Kwanzaa, the elements of food, family and festivity unite us all. Don't miss this memory-filled special, featuring local families who relate their own experiences.
CURIOUS GEORGE: "Holiday Spectacular"
Friday, November 25 at 7:00 am to 11:00 a.m.
The CURIOUS GEORGE Holiday Spectacular kicks off with the broadcast premiere of the original Curious George feature film, followed by encore presentations of "Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey" and "Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas."
TOLEDO STORIES: REVERENCE: The Toledo Ballet
Thursday, December 1 at 8:00 pm and Friday, December 2 at 1:00 p.m.
Go behind the scenes to see countless hours of rehearsal that pushes dancers to their perceived limits, and then beyond, and experience how the Toledo Ballet's performances share their gift with us, and how their community outreach brings the arts to young people and opens doors of possibility.
DINOSAUR TRAIN: "Don's Winter Wish/Festival of Lights"
Monday, December 5 at 9:30 a.m.
On a return trip to the North Pole, the Pteranadon family is caught in a snow storm - but did one little Dinosaur's wish for snow make the storm happen?
STRAIGHT NO CHASER - SONGS OF THE DECADES: HOLIDAY EDITION
Wednesday, December 7 at 10:00 p.m.
Filmed live at Harrahâ?Ts Resort in Atlantic City, this holiday special is a journey through the decades of the pop songbook, including everything from doo-wop to contemporary pop done with the unforgettable Straight No Chaser twist.
LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: "George Balanchine's The Nutcracker"
Wednesday, December 14 at 9:00 p.m.
New York City Ballet's beloved holiday favorite, George Balanchineâ?Ts The Nutcrackerâ"¢, airs live from Lincoln Centerâ?Ts David H. Koch Theater.
LIDIA CELEBRATES AMERICA "Holiday Tables and Traditions"
Tuesday, December 20, 8:00-9:00 p.m.
Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich celebrates culture through food. Join her for an Italian Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes with actors Mo Rocca and Stanley Tucci.
CHRISTMAS AT ST. OLAF
Tuesday, December 20, 9:00-10:00 p.m.
This new production of one of the nation's most highly acclaimed annual musical celebration marks the 100th anniversary of the annual Christmas Festival from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR WITH DAVID ARCHULETA AND MICHAEL YORK
Friday, December 23 at 9:00 p.m.
Award-winning pop sensation David Archuleta and actor Michael York join the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir in an energetic Christmas celebration of magnificent proportion. Recorded before audiences totaling 80,000 people, this spectacular event combines elegant dancing, masterful musical performances and storytelling.
L.A. HOLIDAY CELEBRATION 2010
Friday, December 23 at 10:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 25 at 4:00 p.m.
This encore program is a highlight version of the six-hour Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration that took place in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center on Christmas Eve 2009.
LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER "Bernstein and Gershwin"
Saturday, December 31, 8:00-10:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
The New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Gala celebrates the music of American 20th-century composers Leonard Bernstein and George Gershwin, conducted by Music Director Alan Gilbert, with star pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet.