The NY screening of Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust coincides with the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the “Night of Broken Glass” to commemorate the destruction of Jewish homes and businesses.
Lidia Bastianich, host of Lidia’s Italy in America, celebrates the 15th anniversary of Lidia’s Italy in Kansas City, where she opened her first restaurant outside of New York in a former railroad freight house.
For 10 years, vocal quartet Tonic Sol-fa has established itself as one of the most in-demand a cappella groups in the United States. TONIC SOL-FA CHRISTMAS captures one of the band’s annual Holiday Tour concerts, taped live at a sold-out Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Minn. The spirited holiday program highlights the foursome’s trademark humor and skilled musicianship as they perform a mix of traditional, secular and original holiday songs, much to the audience’s delight. The concert footage is intertwined with brief interviews with group members Mark McGowan, Greg Bannwarth, Shaun Johnson and Jared Dove.