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Alvin Ailey, American Dance Theatre
Friday, November 4 at 9:00pm
Friday, November 4 at 9:00pm Join LINCOLN CENTER AT THE MOVIES as Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre showcases its spectacular range, diversity and artistry in this special presentation, which includes the company’s signature work, Revelations, along with three other pieces.
American Experience: Battle of Chosin
Tuesday, November 1 at 9:00pm
Revisit this pivotal 1950 Korean War battle through the eyewitness accounts of participants. A harrowing story of bloody combat and heroic survival in the first major military clash of the Cold War.
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE presents incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present. Television’s most-watched history series, acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, has been honored with every major broadcast award.
Anne of Green Gables (2016)
Thanksgiving Night - Thursday, November 24 at 8:00pm
A new adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic novel tells the story of Anne Shirley, a precocious orphan placed in the care of uptight Marilla Cuthbert and her brother Matthew, played by acclaimed actor Martin Sheen.
Neither the adventurous Anne nor the conservative Marilla could anticipate the profound effect they’d have on each other’s lives.
Specialists from the country's leading auction houses and independent dealers from across the nation travel throughout the United States offering free appraisals of antiques and collectibles.
November 7 – Celebrating Asian-Pacific Heritage
Travel with ROADSHOW as it turns the spotlight on incredible items with Asian and Pacific Islands origins, including a Hawaiian kou bowl, a Ghandi presentation spinning wheel and an 1888 Joesph Nawahi painting. Which is valued at $250,000-$300,000?
November 14 – Junk in the Trunk 6 / NYC, Hour 2
Travel to all six cities of the season 20 tour for never-before-aired appraisals, including a Ty Cobb game-used baseball bat, 18th and 19th-century nephrite belt buckles and zodiac figure, and a 1942 Lynn Bogue Hunt painting. What's the top find?
In NYC, hour 2, highlights include a Tiffany Studios mosaic inkwell, ca. 1905, likely designed by Carol Driscoll; a show run from the Beatles' first "Ed Sullivan Show" appearance along with an autographed photograph of the band; and a Joseph Kleitsch oil painting, ca.1925, purchased by the owner's father from Kleitsch's widow for $100 and now valued at $500,000.
November 21 – NYC, Hour 3 / Austin, Hour 1
In NYC, host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Nicholas M. Dawes at the Salmagundi Club to learn about porcelain mugs created by former artist members.
Highlights in Austin include a spinning wheel gifted to the owner's mother by Mahatma Gandhi, now valued at $50,000 to $75,000; a pin designed by pop artist Roy Lichtenstein that features his trademark Ben-Day dot pattern; and a diamond and platinum Van Cleef and Arpels necklace that was custom ordered for $5, 700 by the owner's father-in-law and is now worth $125,000.
Austin City Limits
Saturdays at 9:00pm
Explore the best original music — including contemporary and traditional rock, blues, country, folk, soul and worldbeat — in uninterrupted full concerts recorded live in Austin, Texas.
November 5 – Natalia Lafourcade / Grupo Fantasma
Enjoy the contemporary Latin sounds of Natalia Lafourcade and Grupo Fantasma. Mexican superstar Lafourcade performs songs from her Grammy-winning album Hasta la Ruiz and powerhouse Latin funk orchestra Grupo Fantasma dazzle with irresistible grooves.
November 12 – My Morning Jacket / Ben Harper
Dig the best in modern rock with artists My Morning Jacket and Ben Harper. MMJ showcases cuts from their latest LP Waterfall, while Harper features songs from his most recent album Call It What It Is.
November 19 – American Music Festival 2016
Enjoy the best performances from the 2016 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards ceremony. Featured artists include Bonnie Raitt, Dwight Yoakam, George Strait, Billy Bragg and more.