Ballet Arizona is the state’s premier dance company. We will follow a ballerina and her husband to see what a day in their lives is like and how they prepare for a performance. We will start with them at home and follow them to the Ballet as they practice and get a sense of the demand it has on their life and why they chose this career. Learn more about Ballet Arizona at www.balletaz.org
Jane Austen was chronically ill with a mysterious disease in early 1817, when she turned her thoughts to a happier subject. She started work on a witty and delightful novel set in a seaside town. She never finished it. Now, noted screenwriter Andrew Davies picks up Austen’s plot and takes it in a glorious and satisfying direction.
In April 1944, Jewish prisoners Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler miraculously escaped from the Auschwitz concentration camp and fled through Nazi-occupied Poland to find refuge in Žilina, Slovakia, where they connected with the Jewish Underground. Once safe, they recounted what they left behind. Their harrowing testimony revealed the true horror of the Holocaust to the outside world, describing in forensic detail the gas chambers and the full extent of the Nazi extermination program.