NHPBS Celebration of the Arts

“Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination and encourages people to go further.” 

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New Hampshire PBS is celebrating local artists of all kinds – dancers, musicians, painters, writers and photographers – artists from all disciplines. We welcome you to explore and experience the art and creativity from these Northern New England artisans.

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From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2023 Preview

Celebrate the new year with this annual classical music celebration.

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Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show

Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show

Experience the world-renowned baritone perform with special guests including Cyndi Lauper.

A classic Saul Bellow rant about Chicago

A classic Saul Bellow rant about Chicago

Chicago in the 1980s is the backdrop for Bellow's novel "The Dean's December."

Sneak Peak of

Sneak Peak of "Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show"

Get a sneak peek at the program, featuring "The Impossible Dream" and "The Fullest."

Ernest Hemingway versus Saul Bellow

Ernest Hemingway versus Saul Bellow

Philip Roth talk about the opposing styles of Ernest Hemingway and Saul Bellow.


Dick Cavett's early days of standup comedy

Dick Cavett's early days of standup comedy

Dick Cavett reflects on his early days of standup and the lessons he learned.

When Groucho Marx hosted

When Groucho Marx hosted "The Tonight Show"

Groucho Marx was a guest host on "The Tonight Show."

Groucho Marx roasts Dick Cavett

Groucho Marx roasts Dick Cavett

One of Groucho's best nights on "The Dick Cavett Show."

What made Groucho Marx a great writer

What made Groucho Marx a great writer

Groucho Marx was a prolific writer with "a genuine intellect."

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

See the story of the Indigenous singer-songwriter, social activist, educator and artist.

Cimafunk & The Tribe

Cimafunk & The Tribe

Cuban funk sensations Cimafunk and The Tribe wow with standouts from El Alimento.

NY Phil Performs Angélica Negrón's

NY Phil Performs Angélica Negrón's "You Are the Prelude"

The New York Philharmonic performs the world premiere of "You Are the Prelude."

NY Phil Reopening of David Geffen Hall

NY Phil Reopening of David Geffen Hall

Celebrate with a performance of Beethoven's “Ode to Joy” led by Jaap van Zweden.

NY Phil Plays Beethoven's

NY Phil Plays Beethoven's "Ode to Joy"

Watch the NY Phil play the finale of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, "Ode to Joy."

Josh Groban Performs

Josh Groban Performs "Bring Him Home"

Josh Groban performs "Bring Him Home" from "Les Misérables."

Lyle Lovett & His Large Band

Lyle Lovett & His Large Band

Celebrated singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett makes his first appearance in a decade with songs

Josh Groban on Collaborating with Other Artists

Josh Groban on Collaborating with Other Artists

Listen to Josh Groban talk about collaborating with Denée Benton, Tiler Peck and more.

Josh Groban on the Power of Choirs

Josh Groban on the Power of Choirs

Josh Groban speaks on why he thinks singing in choirs is great training for young singers.

How Buffy Sainte-Marie won an Oscar for

How Buffy Sainte-Marie won an Oscar for "Up Where We Belong"

Buffy Sainte-Marie won an Oscar for her song "Up Where We Belong."

The origins of Buffy Sainte-Marie's

The origins of Buffy Sainte-Marie's "Universal Soldier"

"Who's responsible for war?" wonders Buffy Sainte-Marie in "Universal Soldier."

Buffy Sainte-Marie brought Indigenous representation to TV

Buffy Sainte-Marie brought Indigenous representation to TV

Sainte-Marie insisted that Indigenous people play the Indigenous roles on "The Virginian."

When Buffy Sainte-Marie wrote the

When Buffy Sainte-Marie wrote the "first feminist anthem"

"I always wanna be offering people stuff that they won't get somewhere else," says Buffy.

Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show Preview

Josh Groban's Great Big Radio City Show Preview

Experience the world-renowned baritone performing songs from many musical genres.

Behind the Scenes of the Reopening of David Geffen Hall

Behind the Scenes of the Reopening of David Geffen Hall

Go behind the scenes of the reopening of David Geffen Hall during its first rehearsal.

Allison Russell / The Weather Station

Allison Russell / The Weather Station

Allison Russell and The Weather Station offer an hour of intelligent, impassioned music.

Parker McCollum / Robert Earl Keen

Parker McCollum / Robert Earl Keen

Texans Parker McCollum and Robert Earl Keen showcase tunes from the Lone Star State.

The Adventures of Saul Bellow

The Adventures of Saul Bellow

Explore Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow's impact on American literature.

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Carry It On

See the story of the Indigenous singer-songwriter, social activist, educator and artist.

Sylvan Esso / Lucius

Sylvan Esso / Lucius

Sylvan Esso and Lucius thrill in a spellbinding hour of modern dance and rock music.

Groucho & Cavett

Groucho & Cavett

Discover the enduring friendship between legendary comedians Dick Cavett and Groucho Marx.

Allan Clayton Performs

Allan Clayton Performs "To be, or not to be"

Allan Clayton performs an excerpt from Hamlet's famous soliloquy, "To be, or not to be."

Great Performances at the Met: Hamlet Preview

Great Performances at the Met: Hamlet Preview

Experience this contemporary opera based on Shakespeare's masterpiece.

Japanese Breakfast / Arlo Parks

Japanese Breakfast / Arlo Parks

Japanese Breakfast and Arlo Parks share an hour of heartfelt performances.

Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile

Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile showcases her Grammy-winning album In These Silent Days.

NY Philharmonic Reopening of David Geffen Hall Preview

NY Philharmonic Reopening of David Geffen Hall Preview

Celebrate the New York Philharmonic's return to its revitalized home.

Behind the Scenes of

Behind the Scenes of "Intimate Apparel"

Lynn Nottage speaks with cast members Kearstin Piper Brown and Chabrelle Williams.

Intimate Apparel

Intimate Apparel

Experience this powerful opera with a libretto by Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage.

Jacques Pépin Makes Tuna Tartare

Jacques Pépin Makes Tuna Tartare

Pépin serves his tuna tartare with onions, scallions and a garnish of bread and cucumbers.

Great Performances at the Met: Lucia di Lammermoor Preview

Great Performances at the Met: Lucia di Lammermoor Preview

Soprano Nadine Sierra returns to the stage in one of opera's most formidable roles.

Black Lucy and The Bard

Black Lucy and The Bard

Explore Shakespeare's love life in this ballet featuring music by Rhiannon Giddens.

No One Does it For Us

No One Does it For Us

Esther and Mayme envision their dreams for the future.

Jacques Pépin Makes Sautéed Cod with Mushrooms

Jacques Pépin Makes Sautéed Cod with Mushrooms

Pépin serves cod with a garnish of vegetables including mushrooms, radishes and olives.

Nadine Sierra Performs

Nadine Sierra Performs "Regnava nel Silenzio"

Soprano Nadine Sierra performs "Regnava nel Silenzio" in Lucia di Lammermoor.

Jacques Pépin Makes Baked Salmon with Sautéed Endive

Jacques Pépin Makes Baked Salmon with Sautéed Endive

Pépin shares his method for a simple baked salmon served with caramelized endive.

Martin Scorsese on the films of John Ford

Martin Scorsese on the films of John Ford

Martin Scorsese discusses how John Ford's films have impacted his career.

Who is George Armstrong?

Who is George Armstrong?

Esther receives a letter from a mysterious suitor.

Great Performances at the Met: Turandot Preview

Great Performances at the Met: Turandot Preview

Enjoy opera superstar Liudmyla Monastyrska in the title role of the legendary princess.

Jacques Pépin Makes Pork Roast with Ratatouille

Jacques Pépin Makes Pork Roast with Ratatouille

Pépin slow roasts this dish for a tender and juicy pork.

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2022

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2022

Enjoy Vienna Philharmonic's annual summer night concert at Austria's Schönbrunn Palace.


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