In Performance at the White House: Dance Theatre of Harlem
“In Performance at the White House: Dance Theatre of Harlem” showcases an evening of celebration at the White House in honor of Arthur Mitchell and Dance Theatre of Harlem. The program airs Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at 8 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide. (Check local listings.) President and Mrs. Bush welcome Arthur Mitchell for a night of performances by Dance Theatre of Harlem School with guest artists Xzavier Cave, Kip Sturm, Rasta Thomas and Donald Williams. The evening, taped February 6, 2006, also features singers Harolyn Blackwell, Reverend Al Green, Audra McDonald and LeAnn Rimes. Additionally, the program includes interviews with Arthur Mitchell and a behind the scenes look at Dance Theatre of Harlem.
This WETA TV 26 production explores the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for more than 400,000 Americans. This revered place honors the dead and brings great meaning to the living.
Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.