The ALL ARTS broadcast channel and streaming app have plenty of arts-related shows and films to choose from — including original productions and archival content. Here’s a roundup of standout programs available to watch this week online, on your Roku or smart TV, or on your mobile device.
ALL ARTS Performance Selects: “Katia Kabanova”
Immerse yourself in Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord’s production of Leoš Janácek’s opera “Katia Kabanova.” Told in three acts, the opera explores themes of forbidden love as Katia contemplates life outside of her unhappy marriage. Vocalist Julia Bullock gives her take on the opera at the beginning of the episode.
The Set List: Vijay Iyer Sextet at BRIC JazzFest
In this episode of The Set List, we hear bold and new music from Grammy nominated composer and pianist Vijay Iyer, whom Pitchfork Magazine described as “one of the most interesting and vital young pianists in jazz today.”
NYC-ARTS: Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director of Carnegie Hall
A conversation with Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director of Carnegie Hall, about the upcoming city-wide “Migrations” festival and the role of the concert hall in the 21st century. A visit to Bowne & Co. Stationers and Bowne Printers at the South Street Seaport Museum for a conversation with Master Printer Robert Warner.
ALL ARTS Performance Selects: “Constellation”
San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet is one of the freshest contemporary ballet companies in America. In “Constellation,” King’s expressive, innovative choreography is illuminated by electronic artist Jim Campbell’s inspired lighting. A thousand spheres of computer-programmed lights create an unforgettable cosmic dance with the performers.
ALL ARTS Film Selects: “White Lies”
Set in 1920s New Zealand, “White Lies” tells the story of Paraiti, a Maori medicine woman, and a white colonist who depends on Paraiti to hide a pregnancy that could destroy her position in the settler society. Paraiti must navigate colonial power structures, her beliefs about life and death, and her desire for justice in order to make a decision.