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Dine with Public TV Chef at NPT’s Lidia Bastianich at Mangia Nashville Event

Published on September 20, 2016 By MiChelle Jones

On Tuesday, Oct. 25, Nashville Public Television will present an evening with famed Italian chef, best-selling cookbook author and Emmy Award-winning public television personality Lidia Bastianich at Mangia Nashville. The event will feature a five-course meal inspired by Bastianich’s latest cookbook, Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine, curated by Mangia Nashville’s Nick Pellegrino, and […]

Sinatra and Crosby, Singers of Van Heusen Songs, on Picking and Singing Great Songs

Published on August 18, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

NPT and public television fans found much to love in the special membership drive broadcast of Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin’ with Frank & Bing. The show celebrates the four-time Oscar®-winning composer who created dozens of classics for the American Songbook. His career spanned five decades and his close association with two of the greatest entertainment icons of […]

Antiques Roadshow and Sinatra`s Letter of Note

Published on February 16, 2010 By Joe Pagetta

A few weeks ago when Catcher in Rye author J.D. Salinger died, I came across a post on the website LettersOfNote.com about a letter Salinger had written explaining why he would never sell the film rights to his famous novel. LettersOfNote.com archives all sorts of famous letters and other forms of correspondence, and often includes […]

So Many Ways to Get Under Your Skin

Published on March 6, 2009 By Joe Pagetta

Sunday night, March 8, at 7:00 p.m. Central on NPT, famed trumpeter Chris Botti is joined by a wealth of guests, and the Boston Pops, in Chris Botti: Live in Boston. One of the guests is American Idol alum Katherine McPhee, who duets with Botti on the Cole Porter classic “I’ve Got You Under My […]