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NYC-ARTS airs Thursday nights at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN

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NYC-ARTS provides arts lovers in the tri-state area with an all-access pass to the New York City area's myriad cultural offerings: from music and dance concerts, to the theater, museums and galleries-from the classic to the contemporary. New York Emmy winners Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn co-host.

NYC-ARTS airs Thursday nights at 8 p.m. on THIRTEEN. Encore presentations will generally follow on Sundays at 12 noon on THIRTEEN; Fridays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. on WLIW21; and Sundays at 8:30 p.m. on NJTV. New episodes will also be available on NYC-ARTS.org every Friday morning.

Please note the program will be pre-empted across all channels for special pledge programming the week of Thursday, August 14.

Thursday, June 26
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #214
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. De Montebello's interview with Leon Botstein, a conductor, scholar and president of Bard College, is the feature/profile. The Bard Graduate Center's "Waterweavers: The River in Contemporary Colombian Visual and Material Culture" exhibition is the subject of the choice segment. Correspondent Christina Ha, based at the Alice Austen House on Staten Island, reports on the "Invisible Migrations" exhibition there; as well as SummerStage, New York's largest free performing arts festival, which brings over 100 free performances to 14 parks throughout the five boroughs; The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production at the Delacorte Theater; "Holler If Ya Hear Me," the new Broadway musical based on Tupac Shakur's music and lyrics; the "Peter Sis: Cartography of the Mind" exhibition at the Czech Center New York; and the New York Asian Film Festival at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Thursday, July 3
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #215
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. De Montebello's interview with John Guy, curator of "Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early South Asia," now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the feature/profile. The iconic painting, "George Washington Crossing the Delaware," also on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the subject of the curator's choice segment. News Correspondent Christina Ha at the New York Botanical Garden reports on the "Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens and The Women Who Designed Them" exhibition there; as well as the "A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany" exhibition at The Morgan Library & Museum; the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival; the "Trisha Brown: Embodied Practice and Site Specificity" exhibition at Governor's Island; the International Keyboard Institute & Festival; and the Naumburg Bandshell Orchestral concerts in Central Park.

Thursday, July 10
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #216
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. The Bolshoi Ballet, which will travel from Moscow to perform at Lincoln Center, is the subject of the feature/profile. Paula Zahn's interview with Peter Gelb, general manager of the Metropolitan Opera House, will be the second feature/profile.

Thursday, July 17
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #217
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, Long Island is the subject of the feature/profile. Also included in this show is a short film on contemporary artist Susan Weil. News Correspondent Christina Ha at the New York Botanical Garden reports on the "Groundbreakers: Great American Gardens and the Women Who Designed Them" exhibition there; as well as the "JAZZED! The Changing Beat of 125th Street" exhibition at the Children's Museum of Manhattan, in partnership with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem; the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America performances in Purchase, NY and at Carnegie Hall; Victory Dance performances at the New Victory Theater; the "Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans" exhibition at the New York Historical Society; the "Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of the Dinosaurs" exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History; and "Walking with Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular" at the Brooklyn Barclays Center and Newark Prudential Center.

Thursday, July 24
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #218
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. Pianist Charlie Albright, a winner of a 2014 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award is the subject of the feature/profile. The curator's choice segment is a visit to the former Greenwich Village studio of American painter Edward Hopper, who created so many iconic works of art. News Correspondent Christina Ha reports on various events around town from the Nicholas Roerich Museum on the upper west side.

Thursday, July 31
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #219
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. The Chelsea Gallery Walking Tours is the subject of the feature/profile. The historic Bush-Holley house in Cos Cobb, Connecticut is the choice segment. News Correspondent Christina Ha reports on various events around town from the Nicholas Roerich Museum on the upper west side.

Thursday, August 7
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #220
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. Zahn's interview with Sting about the upcoming Broadway opening of "The Last Ship" is the feature/profile. "Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui" at the Brooklyn Museum is the curator's choice segment, along with a look at Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" at MoMA.

Thursday, August 14
Please note: The program will be pre-empted for special pledge programming.

Thursday, August 21
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #221
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. The FDR Presidential Museum & Library in Hyde Park, NY is the subject of the feature/profile. The Norman Rockwell exhibition at the Newark Museum and the "Chagall: Love, War and Exile" exhibition at the Jewish Museum are the choice segments.

Thursday, August 28
8-8:30 p.m.
NYC-ARTS #222
Weekly magazine providing the tri-state audience with a unique overview of the city's unparalleled cultural offerings with co-hosts Philippe de Montebello and Paula Zahn. The International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum and painter Will Barnet are the subjects the feature/profile. The American Wing Galleries: Saint Gaudens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is the choice segment.

NYC-ARTS is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET.

Funding for NYC-ARTS is made possible by Rosalind P. Walter, The Agnes Varis Trust, Jody and John Arnhold, Elise Jaffe and Jeffrey Brown, Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, and Elroy and Terry Krumholz Foundation. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding provided by members of THIRTEEN. NYC-ARTS is also made possible in part by First Republic Bank.
Visit the NYC-ARTS Web site at NYC-ARTS.org for additional information.

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