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.
The childrens' series RAGGS teaches preschoolers about the joys of discovery and the power of friendship. Each episode follows lead character Raggs, his dog friends Trilby, Pido, B. Max and Razzles, and their wisecracking pet cat Dumpster through engaging, emotional and fun stories in order to explore everyday challenges faced by kids ages 3-6. The 13-part series promotes social and academic readiness while also addressing specific preschool curriculum topics, including literacy, visual arts, science and discovery, mathematics, social studies, and movement, music and dance. The innovative and contemporary format reinforces and expands on a single theme through live-action clubhouse segments, animated shorts, original songs, music videos, interviews with real children, interactive studio concerts and a "Wag & Wiggle" dance segment.