Ailey
american masters

Discover the legendary choreographer Alvin Ailey whose dances center on the Black American experience with grace, strength and beauty. Featuring previously unheard audio interviews with Ailey, interviews with those close to him and an intimate glimpse into the Ailey studios today.

Episode Duration: 1 hour 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 3111

About American Masters:

AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists.

Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America.

Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.


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Sat, Apr 27 8:00 P.M. Ailey     NH World (11.3)
Sat, Apr 27 8:00 P.M. The Incomparable Mr. Buckley     NH Explore (11.2)
Sun, Apr 28 12:00 A.M. Ailey     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Apr 28 1:00 A.M. The Incomparable Mr. Buckley     NH Explore (11.2)
Wed, May 8 1:00 P.M. Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, May 9 3:00 A.M. Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road     NH Explore (11.2)
Thu, May 9 2:00 P.M. Nam June Paik     NH World (11.3)
Sat, May 25 8:00 P.M. Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir     NH World (11.3)
Sun, May 26 12:00 A.M. Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir     NH World (11.3)
Mon, May 27 7:30 P.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)
Tue, May 28 12:30 A.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)
Tue, May 28 8:30 A.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)
Thu, May 30 3:30 P.M. Joe Papp In Five Acts     NH World (11.3)
Sun, Jun 2 4:00 A.M. Waterman - Duke: Ambassador of Aloha     NH World (11.3)


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