In St. Louis, the Arts Are Alive at Nine
The Nine Network Celebrates the Arts This Fall on Nine PBS and Nine World With Five Living St. Louis Specials, Plus Special Music and Dance Programs
St. Louis, MO—September 21, 2011— The Arts Are Alive at Nine this season on the Nine Network. In conjunction with the PBS Arts Fall Festival, the Nine Network will salute the local arts scene on Nine World (channel 9.3) by presenting an encore telecast of Living St. Louis’ series of hour-long specials featuring the St. Louis Symphony and Opera Theatre of St. Louis. They air nightly at 7:00 p.m. the week of September 26:
September 26—the Symphony’s IN UNISON Chorus performs with cellist Patrice Jackson.
September 27—Circus Flora performs with the Symphony under Powell Hall’s “big top.”
September 28—the Symphony performs Carl Orff’s masterpiece Carmina Burana.
September 29—Conductor Ward Stare leads the Symphony in classical music blockbusters.
September 30—backstage with Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ Death of Klinghoffer.
Arts programming continues when the PBS Arts Fall Festival begins October 14 on Nine PBS (channel 9.1) and runs every Friday night into December, featuring a range of artists from across the country. Each program begins at 8:00 p.m.
October 14—PBS Arts From Minnesota: The Guthrie Theater Presents H.M.S. Pinafore
October 21—PBS Arts From Seattle: American Masters Pearl Jam Twenty
October 28—PBS Arts From Miami: Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp
November 4—PBS Arts From the Blue Ridge Mountains: Give Me the Banjo
November 11—PBS Arts From Chicago: American Masters Bill T. Jones: A Good Man
November 18—PBS Arts From Cleveland: Women Who Rock
November 25— PBS Arts From Los Angeles: Il Postino From LA Opera
December 2—PBS Arts From New York: Andrea Bocelli Live in Central Park
December 16—PBS Arts From San Francisco: The Little Mermaid From San Francisco Ballet
About the Nine Network of Public Media
The Nine Network of Public Media is a multifaceted public media organization creating a network of individuals and organizations empowered by public media to strengthen civic life. One of the nation’s most watched public television stations, Nine offers the people of the St. Louis region multiple ways to explore the world and become engaged in civic life, including the Nine Center for Public Engagement, nineAcademy, ninevoices.org, ninenet.org and four distinct broadcast channels (Nine PBS, Nine World, Nine Create and Nine Kids). The Nine Network’s rich legacy of serving the community was launched in 1954 and continues through our mission of bringing St. Louis together as we connect our region to the world and the world to St. Louis.
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