This Week on MNN: Changing the Narrative

Sunday night’s Golden Globes gave big screen films a chance to shine, but here at MNN we’re all about celebrating stories on the small screen.

This week, watch episodes of “The Facts,” “ArtTour International,” “Gotta Run With Will,” “Kickin’ It With Simone,” and “Ginger New York.”

Read on for more information about each show:


“The Facts: Radio as a Dancer, part 2”

Tuesday, January 9, 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 about an architect becoming a modern dancer - he is looking for artistic freedom. Lenore Von Stein: narrator, singer. Andrew Bolotowsky, flute. Beth Griffith, singer.


More Info:

“The Facts” on the Web

“The Facts” on YouTube

“The Facts” on Twitter


“ArtTour International”

Thursday, January 11, 5:30 pm



This week on the ArtTour International Show, we bring you an exclusive fashion & arts episode showcasing Sveta Long’s spring collection, photographer and creative director Suzanne Duncan from Australia, painter, sculptor and jewelry designer Lara Campiglia from Uruguay and American abstract painter Thomas Parker. Four incredible artists are representing life and fashion through art. Don't Miss it!


More Info:

“ArtTour International” on the Web

“ArtTour International” on Facebook

“ArtTour International on Twitter


“Gotta Run With Will”

Thursday, January 11, 9:30 pm



Mo'ath Alkhawaldeh went from restless rebel child in his home country of Jordan to one of its best marathoners. During his work with Generations for Peace, his athleticism improved so much that he's been accepted to be trained by Andrew and Deena Kastor. Mo is on track to make the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a marathoner representing his beloved Jordanian country. Hear more about his journey on this week’s “Gotta Run with Will!”

More Info:

“Gotta Run With Will” on Facebook

“Gotta Run With Will” on Twitter

“Gotta Run With Will” on YouTube


“Kickin’ It With Simone”

Thursday, January 11, 11:00 pm



In this NEW episode of “Kickin' It With Simone,” watch highlights from season one in 2017. The episode features live performances captured by Simone from Busta Ryhmes, Faith Evans, Lil' Cease, Redman, Ayo & Teo, and many more more!


“Ginger New York”

Friday, January 12, 2:00 pm



Big band leader and trumpeter, Al Chez, stops by to discuss his successful career and perform a few songs.


More Info:

“Ginger New York” on Facebook

“Ginger New York” on Twitter