WSKG’s Artist Café showcases an expansive variety of national and local artists including photographers, dancers, poets and many more. This week: Sculptor, Dominique Martinez, Rural Landscape Painters, Reclaimed Woodworkers, and local visual artist Joanne Barthelmes.
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 3:30pm
This season of the Emmy®-winning JOSEPH ROSENDO'S TRAVELSCOPE transports viewers to exotic destinations, including Japan’s little-visited Ogasawara islands and the mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Closer to home, Joseph samples the California-style pleasures in Los Cabos, Mexico and enters a brave new world of travel in Nicaragua, a country recovered from civil war and ready to thrill visitors with its natural wonders. The series also highlights Asian locales, including Hong Kong and Tokyo, and returns to Europe to cast the spotlight on Switzerland’s Matterhorn and adventures along the border between Germany and Poland.
Fri, 11/15/2013 - 9:00pm
Still “doin’ fine” after 60 years, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s landmark American musical Oklahoma! is reborn in this film version of the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain’s award-winning production. Directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Susan Stroman, it set box office records during its run in London, and again on Broadway, with critics and audiences alike captivated by its fresh new take on a venerable classic. The magic of the original London cast was captured in this deluxe film adaptation, which includes a sensational, star-making performance by X-Man Hugh Jackman as Curly. Also featured are original cast members Josefina Gabrielle as Laurey, Maureen Lipman as Aunt Eller and Tony-winner Shuler Hensley as the menacing yet hauntingly sympathetic Jud Fry.
Thu, 11/14/2013 - 9:00pm
Everyone in Candleford is talking about the mysterious recluse Mr Reppington, who has been hiding himself away in the Golden Lion Hotel for months. Dorcas is fascinated by the lonely existence of Mr Reppington, so when he sends her a cipher inviting her to meet him at midnight in the hotel gardens, she is thrilled to accept. Ruby and Pearl, meanwhile, are planning a fashion show to increase business. Over in Lark Rise, Emma feels the romance is ebbing from her marriage and a wink from a soldier momentarily turns her head.
Thu, 11/14/2013 - 8:00pm
Michael Davidman in association with the Classical Pianists of the Future
At 15 years old, New York City-born pianist Michael Davidman has claimed top prizes at over a dozen competitions, has appeared as soloist with orchestra in performances of some of the most demanding piano literature, has had his own compositions performed, and has been presented before some of today’s most illustrious musicians.
Secrets of the Dead
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 10:00pm
This program tells the story of two men: one, the president of the United States — shot in Dallas and rushed to Parkland hospital, his fate unknown — the other, respected CBS anchor Walter Cronkite, knowing he had to get the story right amid the uncertainties of that tragic day. Narrated by George Clooney and featuring an interview with President Bill Clinton, the special recounts the riveting story of the reporting from Dallas and the New York CBS Newsroom from the moment President Kennedy was shot until Cronkite’s emotional pronouncement of his death at 1:00 p.m. CST. The program features moving memories from the producers, writers and reporters who were there on the day, including Dan Rather, Bob Schieffer, Marvin Kalb and Marianne Means.
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 9:00pm
Fifty years later, what can science tell us about the Kennedy assassination — and the investigations that fol¬lowed? The 1963 murder, in broad daylight in front of hundreds of witnesses, was a homicide investigator’s best-case scenario. Yet somehow the JFK assassination became a forensic nightmare, plagued by mishandled evidence, a controversial autopsy and, incredibly, a prime suspect murdered while in police custody before he could be tried — all of it captured on film. Now, NOVA follows a group of experts trying to unravel the lingering mysteries of the assassination: private investigator Josiah Thompson; gunshot wound authority Larry Sturdivan; laser scanning specialist Tony Grissim; medical examiner and forensic neuropathologist Peter Cummings; and firearms experts Lucien and Mike Haag.
Wed, 11/13/2013 - 8:00pm
From the wilds of Costa Rica to the suburbs of our own country, NATURE explores the difficulties of raising parrots, why some breeders and owners become rescuers, and conservation efforts in the wild. Owners and rescuers of the popular bird talk about the ups and downs of caring for these colorful characters and the impact of “Baretta.”
Tue, 11/12/2013 - 9:00pm
Follow Kennedy into the White House through his assassination and the unfulfilled promise of his presidency. Offering fresh assessments of the successes and failures of his tenure, this episode features frank appraisals by administration officials, including John Siegenthaler, Thomas Hughes and Harris Wofford, civil rights leaders Andrew Young and Julian Bond, and journalists Evan Thomas and Richard Reeves.
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 9:00pm
Follow JFK’s rise to power from his birth to his election as president in 1960 — the youngest man ever to be elected to the office. With illuminating interviews from family members including sister Jean Kennedy Smith, niece Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, historian Robert Dallek and author Robert Caro, this episode offers new insight into Kennedy’s early years, from his transformation from a sickly youth to Washington’s most eligible bachelor to the nation’s president.