Billy Porter has been called a “force of nature” in his Tony Award-winning turn as Lola in Kinky Boots. In this concert specially conceived for Lincoln Center, he proves why he’s also considered one of Broadway’s most versatile and best-loved performers.
"Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul" on Live From Lincoln Center airs on Friday, April 3rd at 9 pm on channel 3 and on Saturday, April 4th at 7 pm on channel 3-1.
About 600,000 people in the United States die of heart disease every year. Knowing the warning signs and symptoms is key; unfortunately, many people are unaware of these important signals our bodies often give. In this one-hour special we learn how to protect the heart, lower blood pressure, reduce levels of bad cholesterol, eat healthier and focus on the right kind of exercise. We also speak with physicians who are encouraging their patients to be more proactive in their overall health care while providing them with the tools to have a healthier heart!
This episode starts at a moment of optimism: Scientists believe they have cracked the mystery of the malignant cell, and the first targeted therapies have been developed. But very quickly cancer reveals new layers of complexity and a formidable array of defenses. Many call for a new focus on prevention and early detection as the most promising fronts in the war on cancer. By the second decade of the 2000s, the bewildering complexity of the cancer cell yields to a more ordered picture, revealing new vulnerabilities and avenues of attack.
NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has discovered thousands of exotic new worlds far beyond our solar system. Are any of them like Earth? And what sort of life could flourish on them? With vivid animation and input from expert astrophysicists and astrobiologists, NOVA takes you on a mind-bending exploration of these strange worlds and the possible creatures we might one day encounter there.
"Alien Planets Revealed" on Nova airs on Wednesday, April 1st at 7 pm on channel 3.