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BRAVO, TELEVISION'S CULTURE CHANNEL, TO TAPE 'ARTSBREAK' SHOW IN SACRAMENTO MAY 21-23

 BRAVO, TELEVISION'S CULTURE CHANNEL, TO TAPE
 'ARTSBREAK' SHOW IN SACRAMENTO MAY 21-23
 Bravo and Sacramento Cable to Sponsor Special Reception on May 22
 in Celebration of Sacramento's Jazz Jubilee Weekend May 22-25
 WOODBURY, N.Y., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravo, television's culture channel, will go on location to tape a special segment of its culture update "ArtsBreak" in Sacramento, Calif., May 21-23.
 In addition, Bravo and Sacramento Cable will co-sponsor a VIP Reception on Friday, May 22, at the Radisson to kick off Sacramento's Jazz Jubilee Memorial Day Weekend.
 "ArtsBreak," hosted by Jerry O'Neil, will explore the arts in Sacramento, including a visit with Jan Driesbach, art curator to The Crocker Art Museum, as well as an interview with popular "Thirtysomething" actor Timothy Busfield at the Children's Fantasy Theatre. "ArtsBreak"'s cameras will also focus on the Jazz Jubilee and its executive director Roger Krumm. The Jubilee will feature more than 125 bands including such headliners as The Four Freshman and Steve Allen.
 "Sacramento Cable continues to look for ways to position Sacramento's cultural programs in the forefront," said Kim Rueckert, general manager of Sacramento Cable. "And we appreciate Bravo's support of the arts in our community and look forward to the success of the Jazz Jubilee."
 Kathleen Dore, Bravo vice president and general manager, commented, "The fundamental purpose of 'ArtsBreak' is to provide exposure for arts groups and activities that deserve a national spotlight. Sacramento is an example of an area where strong local commitment to the arts has created a vibrant cultural community."
 Bravo can been seen on Sacramento Cable on channel 29.
 Bravo leads up to its taping at the Jazz Jubilee with a week-long on-air jazz festival May 17-23. Highlighting the week is the American television premiere of "Miles and Friends" on Friday, May 22, at 7 p.m., featuring Miles Davis at La Grande Halle, Paris, during his final tour in July 1991.
 Inaugurating the week is the film "'Round Midnight" on May 17 at 5 p.m., starring tenor-sax player Dexter Gordon, along with Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Martin Scorsese in the story of a jazzman and his fan. Next is The Al DiMeola Project on May 18 at 7:30 p.m., Youssou N'Dour on May 19 at 7 p.m., Pat Metheny on May 20 at 7:30 p.m., "A Night in Havana: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba" on May 21 at 8:30 p.m., and "Charles Mingus' Epitaph" on May 23 at 4 p.m.
 "ArtsBreak," seen on Saturdays at 4 p.m. (PT) and interspersed throughout Bravo's schedule, is a cultural update on the arts across the country reporting on significant or unusual events affecting the world of arts. "ArtsBreak" has recently travelled to Palm Springs, Laguna and Saratoga, Calif.; Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz.; Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; Indianapolis; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Forth Worth, Texas; and Tulsa, Okla.
 Bravo is part of Rainbow Programming Holdings, Inc., which also includes American Movie Classics, the SportsChannel Regional Network, and is affiliated with SportsChannel America.
 Bravo is television's culture network, offering critically acclaimed American and international films and the performing arts. Bravo has more than 8 million subscribers nationwide.
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