Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of September 16

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of September 16
September 14, 2018 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV 9/16 – 9/22/18

  • Dionne Warwick: Then Came You – Sunday, 9/16 at 5pm
    Celebrate the legendary, Grammy-winning singer and her greatest hits, spanning her roots in gospel, chart-topping partnership with Burt Bacharach.
  • I Miss Downton Abbey – Sunday, 9/16 at 6:30pm
    Revisit treasured moments from the unforgettable series, including behind-the-scenes clips and interview footage.
  • MASTERPIECE: Poldark – Sunday, 9/16 at 8pm 
    In the Season 3 finale, Elizabeth turns the tables on George; Rev. Whitworth is checkmated; Demelza and Lt. Armitage reveal their true feelings; and Poldark makes a vow.
  • MASTERPIECE: The Miniaturist – Sunday, 9/16 at 9pm
    Johannes makes a confession to Nella, promising no more secrets, but his enemies are already closing in. Otto disappears, and Marin reveals her own secret.
  • Hillary – Sunday, 9/16 at 10pm 
    Ed and George are given the chance to climb Mount Everest. When Ed meets a Sherpa named Tanzing Norgay, he believes he has found a climbing partner that is as dedicated as he is.
  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 9/18 at 7:30pm
    The Get Ahead Stay Ahead Project provides students with communication distribution skills; Artist Scott Vincent Campbell delves into human’s defense mechanisms.
  • The Great American Read – Tuesday, 9/18 at 8pm 
    Explore the ways that America’s best-loved novels answer the age-old question, “Who am I?” From life lessons to spiritual journeys, these books help people understand their own identities and find their place in the world.
  • American Masters: Harper Lee – Tuesday, 9/18 at 9pm 
    A profile of “To Kill a Mockingbird” author Harper Lee, whose childhood in Monroeville, Ala., provided the inspiration for the classic 1960 novel.
  • MetroArts Detroit – Friday, 9/21 at 5:30pm –
    MetroArts features artists in and around the Metropolitan Detroit area representing the disciplines of visual, performing, and communication arts.
  • An Evening with Lucia Micarelli – Friday, 9/21 at 8pm 
    Be dazzled by the violin virtuoso in a concert ranging from classical to jazz to traditional fiddle music and Americana.
  • Art in the 21st Century – Friday, 9/21 at 10 & 11pm 
    Provides unparalleled access to the most innovative artists of our time, revealing how artists engage the culture around them and how art allows viewers to see the world in new ways.
  • As Time Goes By – Saturday, 9/22 at 6:30pm 
    In L.A. with Lionel to discuss their miniseries, Jean doesn’t trust the TV executive in charge of the project.

Neil Diamond: Hot August Night III – Saturday, 9/22 at 7pm
Celebrate the legendary singer-songwriter in this triumphant 2012 concert at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Hot August Night collection, this magical evening captures Diamond’s renowned musical prowess.

  • Midsomer Murders – Saturday, 9/22 at 8:30pm
    Part 1 of 2. A gifted young pianist with emotional issues competes with other young talents all trying to win a scholarship in a prestigious, private music academy.
  • Death in Paradise – Saturday, 9/22 at 10pm
    The leader of a spiritual retreat is strangled and Jack and his team are baffled by the fact that all their suspects were in a meditation circle at the time of the murder.
  • Austin City Limits – Saturday, 9/22 at 11pm 
    Miranda Lambert performs songs from her 2016 album, “The Weight of These Wings.”