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For 35 years, the solid, trusted reporting on PBS NewsHour has made it one of the most reliable news programs on television. Each episode features in-depth news coverage, including segments of interviews and news conferences.
Toast the culinary legend with chefs Lidia Bastianich, Rick Bayless and Ming Tsai as they prepare a celebratory feast for Pepin. During preparations, the chefs and friends share memories, anecdotes from their kitchen experiences and lots of laughs.
Internationally renowned modern hymn writers and recording artists Keith and Kristyn Getty bring their popular JOY AN IRISH CHRISTMAS performance to public television for the first time. The concert features a vibrant collection of beloved carols, modern hymns, and spirited Irish reels and jigs that capture the wonder and beauty of Christmas in the Getty's signature style of Celtic, bluegrass, Americana and classical music. The performance showcases the couple's acclaimed ensemble of top Irish and American folk musicians, including esteemed choir Anuna, Fionan de Barra of Broadway's Riverdance, violinist and vocalist Deborah Klemme, and Uilleann piper Patrick D'Arcy, among others.
The program weaves together both the Israeli and the Palestinian narratives to better understand a place that is, for a third of humanity, literally holy land. The crossroads for three great religions, the Holy Land has been coveted and fought over for centuries. Host Rick Steves visits the major sights, but delves deeper to better understand and empathize with both peoples.
It was 50 years ago, in 1965, when Arlo Guthrie took out the trash following a Thanksgiving dinner that "couldn't be beat". It started a chain of events including Arlo's arrest for littering, court appearance, and rejection from military service depicted in his hilarious and iconic song, Alice's Restaurant. The song (an 18 minute musical monologue) went platinum, spawned a full length motion picture, and became an American tradition ubiquitously played on hundreds of radio stations at Thanksgiving. In ALICE'S RESTAURANT 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT, Arlo deftly performs the song for the first time in over a decade and receives a standing ovation from his delighted fans. He also plays other material from the early part of his career, his hits and two new arrangements of previously unreleased lyrics by his father, the legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie. It's a heartfelt evening that examines Arlo's life through his music, which is interlaced with remarkable and often humorous stories.
George Perris makes his New York debut performing at one of the most prestigious halls in the world: Lincoln Center. The exciting, young international crossover pop crooner's show, directed by Mark Portman (Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Josh Groban), takes the audience on an inspiring and dynamic journey of repertoire in three languages with a stunning backdrop of New York City and Central Park at night.
Go behind the scenes of Downton Abbey as WTVP and WILL along with the Bloomington Center for Performing Arts welcome Alastair Bruce, on-set historical advisor to the PBS hit series. What goes on behind-the-scenes to get the manners of 1900s Britain exactly right on Downton Abbey? From manners to fashion, Mr. Bruce will take us upstairs and down for a look at what life was really like in historical context - and what life on the set of Downton Abbey is like in this day and age.
Find the frequently asked questions concerning the upcoming FCC Spectrum Auction and how it will effect your public media station WTVP.