Fresh Episode of KCETLink's New Series 'City Walk' Airs in Southern California May 30 on KCET and Nationally June 6 on Link TV | KCET
Fresh Episode of KCETLink's New Series 'City Walk' Airs in Southern California May 30 on KCET and Nationally June 6 on Link TV
Episode features the architecture of the
Boston Greenway; the walkability of Dupont Circle; and Los Angeles Mayor
Antonio Villaraigosa at CicLAvia in downtown L.A.
Burbank, Calif. - May 28, 2013
-KCETLink's original multi-media series, City
Walk, premieres its second episode in Southern California on KCET Thursday, May 30 at 10 p.m. and
nationally on Link TV Thursday, June 6 at 5:30 p.m. City Walk continues its spotlight on
walkable neighborhoods in major cities while inspiring viewers to discover
urban areas by foot and re-connecting us with our bodies.
This installment journeys from Boston to Los Angeles, as communities all
across America continue their revolutionary transformation from the streets
back to the sidewalks. The work of legendary landscape architect Frederick Law
Olmsted is explored; his visionary 19th century genius continues to
reshape the city of Boston (and virtually every urban park in the US).
The Pasadena Humane Society's annual Wiggle Waggle Walk introduces us to
Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next
Generation) and a pack of friendly canines. Then, on the sidewalks of San
Francisco, pedestrians have learned how to beat the traffic and travel in style
on BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit System).
Regina M. Benjamin, Surgeon General of the United States hosts a humorous
look at modern conveniences and their surprising consequences. And finally - during CicLAvia hundreds of
thousands of people shut down the streets of Los Angeles in a colorful 15-mile
ride from Downtown to Venice Beach to celebrate LA's day without cars. Mayor
Antonio Villaraigosa also explains the importance of Los Angeles becoming a
more greener, safer, and civic-minded city.
KCETLink is the national independent public transmedia
organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. A viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization,
its content is distributed nationally via satellite on DirecTV and DISH, in
Southern and Central California via broadcast, as well as through various
digital delivery systems. KCET and Link TV are services of KCETLink. For additional information about
KCETLink productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and
community events, please visit kcet.org or linktv.org.
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