Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Lincoln Center's Renovated Performing Arts Campus Slated To Gain Even Wider National Arts Media Profile

"A glass-walled public-television studio will open on Lincoln Center’s renovated campus in a creative collaboration between that performing arts center and WNET.org, the organizations said on Tuesday.

The studio, at the base of the newly expanded building that houses Alice Tully Hall and the Juilliard School, at Broadway and 66th Street, will primarily be used to produce programming for two of WNET.org’s media outlets, Channel 13 and WLIW/Channel 21.

The studio is part of a broader effort by Lincoln Center to make its campus more transparent and welcoming.... Building on a relationship that already includes “Live From Lincoln Center” and “Great Performances,” WNET and Lincoln Center will produce fare similar to Channel 13’s new weekly arts program, “SundayArts, ” at the studio. The host of that show is Paula Zahn, the former CNN anchor, and Philippe de Montebello, the departing director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art." ...

Robin Pogrebin "Lincoln Center and WNET Team Up" New York Times November 18, 2008

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