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Arts and Literature - PBS Teacher Previews: June 2-9, 2002 [180]

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From: BJ Berquist (berquist_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri May 31 2002 - 15:04:59 PDT


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ARTS & LITERATURE

ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre "Bertie and Elizabeth"
TV> PBSOL> Guide>
High School
Monday, June 3, 2002 (9-11:00 pm)
Coinciding with the celebration of their daughter's 50th anniversary on
the throne, this sumptuous film follows the love affair between the
young man and woman who became George VI and Queen Elizabeth and went
on to inspire a nation. (CC, Stereo, DVS, 1 year)
At the companion site, read the latest issue of "The Masterpiece
Insider" to get the scoop on royal love affairs throughout time, access
an interactive Windsor family tree, learn about Elizabeth's fashionable
reputation and more.

     http://pbs.org/masterpiece/bertie/

American Family "Mexican Revolution"
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Middle/High School
Wednesday, June 5, 2002 (8-9:00 pm)
Starring Edward James Olmos and Raquel Welch, this critically-acclaimed
drama reveals the enduring strength of family in America today as it
chronicles the lives of the Gonzalez family of East Los Angeles. In
this episode, Jess shares the story of his grandmother, La Coronela, a
female soldier in the Mexican Revolution. (CC, Stereo, 1 year)

Become a part of this American family at the companion site. Learn
about the history of East L.A., meet the characters and the actors,
access teacher resources and more.

     http://pbs.org/americanfamily/

Ben Shahn: Passion for Justice
TV> PBSOL>
Middle/High School
Thursday, June 6, 2002 (10-11:00 pm)
This program profiles Ben Shahn, a successful painter and commercial
artist who came to prominence in the 1930s for his series of works
about Italian anarchists Sacco and Vanzetti. (CC, Stereo, 1 year)

Explore Shahn's work at the companion site. Read excerpts from his
famous debate with Robert Motherwell, learn more about his life and
famous works, access a teacher's guide and more.

     http://pbs.org/shahn/

Matisse and Picasso
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Middle/High School
Friday, June 7, 2002 (10-10:30)
Filmed in high-definition television, this special tells the inspiring
story of the extraordinary artistic dialogue between Matisse and
Picasso, focusing on their growing mutual respect throughout the years
and the moving conclusion of their gentle rivalry. (CC, Stereo, 1 year)

EGG the arts show "Scrambled Eggs 4"
TV> PBSOL>
High School
Friday, June 7, 2002 (10-10:30 pm)
EGG takes viewers off the beaten path to experience the excitement,
diversity and raw energy of the arts nationwide. This episode takes
another crack at the best of previous shows, including New York's
Fringe Festival and a profile of a violin bowmaker. (CC, Stereo, 1
year)

At the companion site, embark upon an in-depth exploration of the arts
in America. Learn more about the works featured on the program, view
video clips, and access information on the arts in your area.

     http://pbs.org/egg/

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Forwarded by:
BJ Berquist
Associate Educator, TAPPED IN
mailto:bjb@tappedin.org
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