This Week on MNN

Sunday, February 4  starting at 1 PM and Wednesday, February 7 starting at 7 PM on MNN HD (Spectrum 1993).

Come join us as we kick off February by honoring the 2024 national Black History Month theme: African Americans and the Arts. In these special episodes, MNN Community Members will pay tribute to influential artists and explore their profound impact on culture. In addition, we'll take a look at organizations that are actively shaping our community. Join us for this cultural celebration. 

My Harlem Portraits seeks to illuminate the remarkable contributions of African Americans within their communities and beyond. In this episode, host, Maria G. Cavenaghi, introduces viewers to the extraordinary entertainer, Heather Hayes. As the daughter of the legendary musician Isaac Hayes and the founder of the Heather Hayes Experience, Heather's story unfolds as a captivating narrative of talent and legacy.

Sunday 3 PM / Wednesday 9 PM 

My Harlem Portraits airs every Saturday at 12:30 PM on MNN HD

For 30 years Inside New York  has brought viewers exclusive interviews and behind the scenes access to the best arts and culture that NYC has to offer. On this episode, producer and host Joan Allen presents a heartfelt tribute to three beloved theater icons we lost in December 2023, Vinie Burrows, Maurice Hines, and Sandra Reaves-Phillips. Join us as we honor their legacies and celebrate their profound contributions to the world of theater.

Sunday 1:30 PM / Wednesday 7:30 PM

Inside New York airs every Saturday at 8:30 PM on MNN Lifestyle and HD 

Consider It Blacklit is your gateway to the vibrant world of arts and culture, centering on the rich contributions of African Americans, both on stage and behind the scenes. In this episode, join host Kim Singleton as she talks with co-executive directors Omar Ingram and Dr. Natasha Moreland Spears. Together, they discuss the annual conference and diverse programs of the International Association of Black Dance, offering a compelling insight into the impactful initiatives shaping the cultural landscape.

Sunday 2 PM / Wednesday 8 PM 

Consider it Blacklit airs every Saturday at 9AM on MNN HD