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Travel
Sat, 03/09/2013 - 5:00pm

Award-winning travel journalist and host Rudy Maxa embarks on another round of wide-ranging adventures in the third season of the Emmy®-winning RUDY MAXA'S WORLD. This season, six lively, informative and beautifully photographed episodes follow Maxa from lush, tropical Tahiti to the charming fishing towns of Nova Scotia. In each location, Maxa offers his sophisticated take on the history, architecture, culture, cuisine and people of some of the world's great destinations, making them accessible to active and armchair travelers alike.

Pledge Special
Fri, 03/08/2013 - 8:00pm

Congress has spoken and Ed Slott is here to help you understand what it means to you, your family and your retirement savings. Ed Slott's RETIREMENT RESCUE for 2013! is a fully-updated version of his hit program RETIREMENT RESCUE. The program is a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement. Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action. Ed Slott's RETIREMENT RESCUE for 2013! builds on the phenomenal success of his earlier public television programs with all new information but continues with the "Slott formula" of using humor, personal stories and detailed facts from the tax code to make his points.

Special
Thu, 03/07/2013 - 8:00pm

Filmed at a September 19 sold-out concert in a stunning outdoor venue in Salt Lake City, Utah, THEPIANOGUYS: LIVE FROM RED BUTTE GARDEN is the television concert premiere of a musical group on a meteoric rise. YouTube sensation ThePianoGuys, featuring Steven Sharp Nelson on cello and Jon Schmidt on piano, offer new songs and fan favorites — all showcasing the “wow factor” that sets their performances apart.

Nature
Wed, 03/06/2013 - 8:00pm
Sun, 03/17/2013 - 8:00pm
Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:00am

Hummingbirds represent one of nature's most interesting paradoxes — they are the tiniest of birds, yet they qualify as some of the toughest and most energetic creatures on the planet. Knowledge gained from scientists currently making great breakthroughs in hummingbird biology makes this a perfect time to focus on these shimmering, flashing jewels of the natural world. Beautiful high-definition, high-speed footage of hummingbirds in the wild, combined with high-tech presentations of their remarkable abilities, help viewers to understand the world of hummingbirds as never before.

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Tue, 03/05/2013 - 10:30pm

 

Continuing the amazing performance by trumpeterChris Botti (and friends) at Boston’s Symphony Hall, this new program contains footage not seen in 2009’s "Chris Botti In Boston."

The incredible group of Botti’s featured guest artists, along with his world-class band, includes Sting,Steven TylerJosh Groban and Yo-Yo Ma, with Keith Lockhart conducting the Boston Pops.

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Mon, 03/04/2013 - 10:00pm

With his stunning classical voice, Chris Mann was a breakout star on “The Voice.” In this concert special, recorded live, Mann performs a collection of classical-crossover favorites with special guests Martina McBride and jazz saxophonist Mindi Abair.

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Mon, 03/04/2013 - 8:00pm

Hosted by Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, this special is the first-ever retrospective of the fondly remembered and highly influential 1965-66 NBC primetime series “Hullabaloo.” The top singers and groups of the hippest decade present their greatest hits, including the Byrds, Sonny & Cher, Paul Revere and the Raiders, the Mamas & the Papas, Nancy Sinatra, the Four Seasons and the Animals.

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Sun, 03/03/2013 - 9:00pm

International superstar Andrea Bocelli returns to GREAT PERFORMANCES once again to delight fans with a new concert special of classical favorites, pop standards and Brazilian jazz, this time from the breathtaking coastal setting of Portofino, Italy. With 16-time Grammy-winner David Foster as music director and at the keyboard, Bocelli is joined by trumpeter Chris Botti to perform a select collection of the world’s most famous love songs.

Pledge Special
Sun, 03/03/2013 - 6:00pm

In this powerful presentation Dr. Amen shows how to strengthen, optimize and heal the most important part of females, their brains.  Specifically you will learn how to harness the unique strengths of the female brain – intuition, multi-tasking, collaboration, empathy, self-control and a little worry -- and how to overcome some of its inherent vulnerabilities, such as anxiety, depression, taking on too much, and being unable to turn your brain off.

Arts Program
Sun, 03/03/2013 - 5:30pm

WSKG’s Artist Café showcases an expansive variety of national and local artists including photographers, dancers, poets and many more.  This week we feature local clock maker Richard Birkett.

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