This Week on MNN: Best of the Best

The choice for “Best Picture” may be up for debate, but here at MNN there’s no contest: community producers are something special.

This week, check out some of their work with episodes of “The Facts,” “ArtTour International,” “Gotta Run With Will,” “A Town… and Village Two,” “Ginger New York,” “The Advocate’s Corner with Clark Pena” and “Adventures of My Ballerina and Me.”


“The Facts: Thinking of Sandra Bland”

Tuesday, March 6, 11:30 pm


Each episode of “The Facts” is either a music-story (using composed and improvised music and story), or a rehearsal for a music-story, or a discussion between scholars and experts. This week’s episode is a music story by Lenore Von Stein that reacts to a true story about a woman caught in the US 2015 judicial system. Lenore Von Stein: narrator, singer. Andrew Bolotowsky, flute. Beth Griffith, singer, Bern Nix, guitar


More Info:

“The Facts” on the Web

“The Facts” on YouTube

“The Facts” on Twitter


“ArtTour International”

Thursday, March 8, 5:30 pm



This week on the ArtTour International Show, watch exclusive interview with international New York based artist, Brigid McGivern, who infuses her works with a spirit of harmony and balance with a distinctive and hypnotic edge. Then hear from Nur, the author who never repeats his work. Everything that he does is an absolute exclusivity in a single copy. Plus, get a glimpse of the prestigious Miami Fashion week!

More Info:

“ArtTour International” on the Web

“ArtTour International” on Facebook

“ArtTour International” on Twitter


“Gotta Run With Will”

Thursday, March 8, 9:30 pm



Tune in for a conversation with Peter Roth, a founding member of the New York Road Runners Club. Peter had the freedom to be many things and to lead many lives, but the common thread throughout would be his gift to help so many in bettering their lives.


More Info:

“Gotta Run With Will” on Facebook

“Gotta Run With Will” on Twitter

“Gotta Run With Will” on YouTube


“A Town… and Village Two”

Friday, March 9, 6:30 pm



Tune in to a conversation with Mamaroneck High School Journalism teacher, Evan Madin, and three high school senior "investigative reporters."


“Ginger New York”

Friday, March 9, 2:00 pm



This week on “Ginger New York,” author Birgitta Karlen drops by to discuss her writing and fashion careers, motherhood and how to balance it all.


More Info:

“Ginger New York” on Facebook

“Ginger New York” on Twitter


The Advocates Corner with Clark Pena

Friday, March 9, 8:30pm



Watch part one of “The Motown Story” at DC 37 Headquarters. Highlighting The Supremes, Don Cornelius, Johnny Carson and many more.


More Info:

“The Advocates Corner with Clark Pena” on Twitter


“Everyday Spirituality”

Sunday, March 11, 10:00 am


This episode is all about turning challenges into opportunity. Watch as guest Mike DeLuca shares his spiritual lessons and gifts from going from a good job to being homeless. We all have challenges, but what do we do with that experience? How do we let it enlighten us and help us move forward? Join us for some wonderful stories of giving and receiving love.


“Adventures of My Ballerina and Me”

Sunday, March 11, 4:30 pm



This week, see highlights of dancing and puppets sure to entertain all ages with the talented dancers of The New American Youth Ballet of NYC!


More Info:

“Adventures of My Ballerina and Me” on Facebook

“Adventures of My Ballerina and Me” on Twitter