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The Arts on TV: Toledo Ballet; Kaziah Hancock; Carnegie Hall

May 26, 2011 | 10:15 am


Et-yoyo “Reverence: Life in the Ballet” 9:30 p.m., Thursday KCET: Dancers of the Toledo Ballet express their creative passion.

“New York Originals” 10:30 p.m., Thursday KLCS: Holographs, Five and Dime, Teddy's Bar and Kenny's Castaways -- New York's only holograph gallery; the last five and dime; one of the only shops left in the U.S. that makes large umbrellas.

“Humanities Through the Arts” 1 a.m., Friday KOCE: Drama: An Imitation of Life

“Humanities Through the Arts” 1:30 a.m., Friday KOCE: Sculpture: The Most Difficult of Arts

“The Victory Garden” 9:30 a.m., Saturday KLCS: Easy -- The Getty Museum in Los Angeles; decorating a late-season garden with bold ideas for fall containers; growing vegetables and pickling.

“Wyland's Art Studio” 9 a.m., Sunday KVCR: An object's visual weight; symmetry creates a mirror image effect in a painting of kissing dolphins.

“Great Performances at the Met” Noon, Sunday KOCE: "Iphigénie en Tauride" -- Mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and tenor Placido Domingo reprise their roles in Christoph Willibald Gluck's interpretation of a Greek play by Euripides.

“Exploring the Arts With Gloria Greer” 4 p.m., Sunday KVCR: Jackie Autry's private collection.

“The Artist Toolbox” 9 p.m., Sunday KLCS: Italian-born designers Massimo and Lella Vignelli discuss the art of balance and problem-solving.

“The View” 10 a.m., Monday ABC: Painter Kaziah Hancock; Tinie Tempah performs. (N)

“The Martha Stewart Show” 1 p.m., Monday Hallmark: Butterfly clip art with Living editor Vanessa Holden, and hand-blown glass jewelry from artist Jenine Bressner.

“Rick Steves' Europe” 5:30 a.m., Monday; 7 p.m., Tuesday  KCET: "Normandy: War-Torn Yet Full of Life": Normandy, France; lily ponds; artisans; composer Erik Satie.

“Movie: The Universe of Keith Haring” (2008) 8 a.m., Tuesday Logo: The work of New York artist Keith Haring.

“Great Performances” 7 p.m., Tuesday KOCE: Carnegie Hall's 120th anniversary gala concert features the New York Philharmonic with guests Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax and Audra McDonald. (N)

“Josh Groban Command Performance: 10 Years With Public Television” 8:30 p.m., Tuesday KOCE: A compilation of performances by singer Josh Groban.

“Video Games Live” Midnight, Tuesday KVCR: The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and a 34-member chorus perform video game music.

“The View” 10 a.m., Wednesday ABC: Ballet dancer Jacques d'Amboise. (N)

“Great Performances” 8 p.m. and midnight, Wednesday KVCR: "Vivere: Andrea Bocelli Live in Tuscany":  Bocelli performs greatest hits and new songs; special guests Chris Botti, Heather Headley, Kenny G., David Foster, Lang Lang and Sarah Brightman.

“Sand Masters” 10 p.m., Wednesday Travel: Ringling Bros Miami: (Series Premiere) The team builds a sculpture to celebrate P.T. Barnum's 200th birthday. (N)

“Sand Masters” 10:30 p.m., Wednesday Travel: Costa Rica Coffee: The team creates a sculpture with a coffee theme for a local company. (N)


-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: Yo-Yo Ma on "Great Performances: Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert. Credit: Michael O'Neill / PBS

 


 
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