A new year brings great new programming for your entertainment, education and inspiration. As the January winds blow, warm up with poetry, cowboys, conservation, books, the fiddle and entrepreneurial fever.
THE BOOK MAKERS
MONDAY, JANUARY 4, 10 PM
The Book Makers profiles an eclectic group of people who have dedicated their lives to answering the question: what should books become in the digital age? From the esoteric world of book artists to the digital library of the Internet Archive, the film spins a tale of the enduring vitality of the book.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 01/04/2021 @ 10 PM
THE DEVIL'S INSTRUMENT
MONDAY, JANUARY 11 10:30 PM
The Devil’s Instrument explores the history, lore, craft and haunting music of the eight-string Hardanger fiddle, as well as the dances that accompany it as practiced in present-day Norway. Religious leaders in the 19th century called the fiddle "The Devil's Instrument, " since it was often played at weddings, dances and gatherings where food, drink and merriment ensued. It continues to play a social role in Norwegian culture today. Set against a backdrop of the striking scenery of Norway, the documentary interviews the woodworkers who carry on the fiddle-making tradition, the passionate musicians who play the instrument, and the dancers who spin to its tunes.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 01/11/2021 @ 10:30 PM
CULTIVATING THE WILD
MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 10 PM
Discover the enduring legacy of William Bartram, America’s first environmentalist. Often called “the South’s Thoreau,” Bartram’s reverence for all aspects of nature lies at the heart of modern environmental movements and in the people we meet in Cultivating the Wild.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 01/18/2021 @ 10:00 PM
Charlie Russell's Old West
Explore Russell's art and life as he witnessed the end of the Wild West open range.
CHARLIE RUSSELL’S OLD WEST
MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 10 PM
No one played a larger role in mythologizing the cowboy’s place in American culture than Charles M. Russell. Explore his art and life as he witnessed and documented the end of the Wild West open range as America entered the 20th Century.
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Mon, 01/25/2021 @ 10 PM
POETRY IN AMERICA
TUESDAYS, 10 PM
The 12 episodes of Poetry in America gather distinguished interpreters from all walks of life to explore and debate unforgettable American poems. Visually dazzling and archivally rich, each episode is enhanced by digital educational materials that Poetry in America produces for universities, institutions, organizations and individuals to continue the conversation in the classroom, the living room and beyond.
Episode #101 - I Cannot Dance Upon My Toes — Emily Dickinson
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 01/05/2021 @ 10 PM
Episode #102 - Fast Break — Edward Hirsch
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 01/12/2021 @ 10 PM
Episode #103 - Those Winter Sundays — Robert Hayden
- WTVP-WR 47.3 - Mon, 01/11/2021 @ 8 PM
- WTVP-WR 47.3 - Tue, 01/12/2021 @ 9 AM
- WTVP-WR 47.3 - Tue, 01/12/2021 @ 1 AM
- WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 01/15/2021 @ 10 AM
- WTVP-WR 47.3 - Fri, 01/15/2021 @ 4 AM
- WTVP-WR 47.3 - Sun, 01/17/2021 @ 5 PM
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 01/19/2021 @ 10 PM
Episode #104 - Hymmnn and Hum Bom — Allen Ginsberg
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Tue, 01/26/2021 @ 10:00 PM
WEDNESDAYS, 10 PM
This 10-episode series launches with an introduction to Make48 and the real-life challenges of taking a product from napkin design to store shelf. Teams are given the product challenge. With the whistle blow the 48-hour inventor competition begins.
Episode #401 - Meet The Teams and Techs! Get The Challenge. Start The Clock!
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 01/06/2021 @ 10 PM
Episode #402 - The Supply Run! Start Building
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 01/13/2021 @ 10 PM
Episode #403 - Innovate, Build, Invent! Pt. 1
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 01/20/2021 @ 10 PM
Episode #404 - Innovate, Build, Invent! Pt. 2
- WTVP-HD 47.1 - Wed, 01/27/2021 @ 10 PM