television

Airs on WLRN TV Thursday, October 3, 9 PM
2:04 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Sister Wendy at the Norton Simon Museum

Sister Wendy

Sister Wendy Beckett the world-famous “art nun,” explores the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, Calif., a repository for one of the most extraordinary collections of Old Master, Impressionist, Modern and Asian art in the United States. In her trademark manner, she offers her own inimitable reflections on some of the collection’s most famous works and some of its lesser-known gems. She points out her personal favorites and reflects on the founder/collector Norton Simon’s choices as well.

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Airs on WLRN Channel 17- Monday, Sept. 9 , 9 p
2:43 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Bashar al-Assad on Charlie Rose Show

Bashar al-Assad and Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose has recorded an interview in Damascus with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. This special  will run in its entirety in a special presentation on PBS tonight, Monday, September 9, at 9:00 PM.  This is the first television interview that  Assad has given to an American news outlet in two years. Rose interviewed Assad at the presidential palace  in Damascus on Sunday.  Rose said  that Assad denied that he had anything to do with the chemical weapons attack.

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Airs Monday, September 9 , 8 P.M. , WLRN TV
1:41 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Hummingbirds: Magic In The Air

Hummingbird

Hummingbirds dazzle and delight bird watchers all over the world. They are the tiniest of birds, yet they are the toughest, most energetic creatures on the planet. NATURE  now reveals their stunning abilities as they have never been seen before with its special Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air.

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Freedom Riders airs on August 28 , 7 p.m
11:00 am
Fri August 23, 2013

Freedom Riders: Stories Of Courage

Freedom Riders

FREEDOM RIDERS is the powerful and ultimately inspirational story of six months in 1961 that changed America forever. From May until November 1961, more than 400 black and white Americans risked their lives- and many endured savage beatings and imprisonment- for simply traveling together on buses and trains as they journeyed through the deep South. Deliberately violating Jim Crow laws, the Freedom Riders met with bitter racism and mob violence along the way, testing their belief in nonviolent activism.

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Airs on WLRN TV, August 24 , 7 p.m
11:00 am
Fri August 16, 2013

Stories From The Overseas Highway

in the Keys

Experience the stunning beauty of the Florida Keys and meet a colorful cast of off-beat characters in this half-hour documentary about an unforgettable road trip on “the highway that goes to sea.” Filmmaker Tim Long  heads off the mainland down US Highway One from Key Largo to Key West in search of the people who personify the Florida Keys’ unique, funky, laid-back island culture.

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Airs on WLRN TV August 17 , 8 pm
11:00 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Michael Feinstein: The Sinatra Legacy

Michael Feinstein

In May 2011,  Michael Feinstein took center stage at the newly completed, multi-million dollar Palladium in Carmel, Indiana for an evening of songs dedicated to the legacy of Frank Sinatra.

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Airs on WLRN TV August 8, 9 p.m.
11:00 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Jerusalem: Center of the World

Jerusalem

For over 40 centuries, untold numbers of Jews, Christians and Muslims have come to Jerusalem to look for God, while billions more have worshiped from afar.

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Airs on WLRN TV Saturday, August 3, 9 p.m.
11:00 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Ben Taylor Live At Infinity Hall

Singer/Songwriter Ben Taylor

Singer/songwriter Ben Taylor’s recent performance at Infinity Hall was sold out. This musician is getting increasingly more attention these days, with more than a half-dozen albums and EPs. But Ben Taylor  had to face some inner soul searching before he decided to make music his career.

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Airs on WLRN TV Saturday, July 27 at 8 p.m.
3:33 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Carole King White House Music Special

Carole King and President Obama

The President and First Lady recently paid tribute to singer-songwriter Carole King  in the East Room of the White House. They  hosted a concert  honoring  her  extraordinary musical  career.

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Airing Tuesday, July 16 at 9 PM
11:05 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Yo Soy Celia Cruz

Singer Celia Cruz

10 years after Celia Cruz’s passing, she continues to be remembered as one of Latin music’s greatest sensations. Yo Soy Celia Cruz is the new biographical documentary commemorating her life through interviews and some of her greatest hits.

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Airs on WLRN TV - Wednesday, July 10 at 8pm
4:40 pm
Fri June 28, 2013

Viva Mango!

Viva Mango

Viva Mango is WLRN TV’s new documentary that shares   captivating stories of people and animals who are passionate and even obsessed about mangos.  It highlights those who lead respectable lives but steal mangos on the side, including a realtor who takes mangos from the houses she sells; and even some who live off mangos or have risked their lives for mangos. Renowned explorers and scientists, chefs, presidents of countries and everyday people are among the people whose lives have been affected by this fruit.

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Airs on WLRN Channel 17 Saturday, June 29 at 8 pm
1:38 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

Mel Brooks Makes A Noise

Mel Brooks

After 60 years in show business, Mel Brooks has earned more major awards than any other living entertainer; he is one of 14 EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony) winners.

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Slice of Life
4:29 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Protecting The Everglades Through Portraits

Portrait Artist Nicholas Petrucci

Classically trained painter Nicholas Petrucci has dedicated much of his artist’s  life to portrait painting. He recently embarked on a new project,  painting portraits for a single cause.  What resulted was Guardians of the Everglades, a series of 10 portraits of people that he sees as the protectors of the Everglades.

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Airs Saturday, June 22 at 8 p.m. on WLRN TV
12:00 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings

musician Jake Shimabukuro

Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings is a compelling portrait of an inspiring and inventive musician whose virtuoso skills on the ukulele have transformed all previous notions of the instrument’s potential.

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Weird Florida
3:28 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

What Makes Florida So Weird?

Charlie Carlson with the head of a mummy compliments of Ripleys's Believe It or Not!

Orlando Sentinel interviews Charlie about what makes Florida so weird.

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