Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV December 2-8, 2018
- Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like – Sunday, 12/2 at 6pm
Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers recall their favorite moments from “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the series.
- Hannukah: Festival of DeLights – Sunday, 12/2 at 7:30pm
The evolution of Hanukkah, including its history and how it is celebrated across America.
- Sarah Brightman: Hymn – Monday, 12/3 at 9:30pm
Soprano Sarah Brightman performs favorites from her career in a setting at the foot of the Bavarian Alps.
- The Carpenters: Close to You – Tuesday, 12/4 at 7:30pm
The musical roots of Karen and Richard Carpenter with performance footage and television interviews; songs include “(They Long to Be) Close to You,” “Superstar” and “We’ve Only Just Begun.”
Paul Simon’s Concert in the Park – Tuesday, 12/4 at 9pm
Celebrate the legendary artist as he performs a retrospective mix of favorites before an enormous crowd in Central Park in 1991. Joining Simon onstage are a 17-piece band, South African and Brazilian musicians, Chevy Chase and a Bahian drum ensemble.
- Neil Diamond: Hot August Night III – Wednesday, 12/5 at 8pm
Neil Diamond returns to the legendary Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in August 2012 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Hot August Night collection.
- Bee Gees: One Night Only – Wednesday, 12/5 at 9:30pm
The trio performs some of its hits, including “Stayin’ Alive,” “You Should Be Dancing” and “How Deep Is Your Love,” with an appearance by singer Celine Dion.
- Jesse Cook: Live at the Bathurst Theatre – Thursday, 12/6 at 11pm
A musical journey around the world, from Spain to France to Africa, with guitarist Jesse Cook.
- Big Band Years – Saturday, 12/8 at 6pm
Peter Marshall hosts a mix of vintage live, rare and previously unreleased footage from big-band hits recorded in the 1930s and 1940s.
- Peter, Paul and Mary at Newport 1963-65 – Saturday, 12/8 at 9:30pm
Performances by Peter, Paul and Mary at Newport during the peak of the 1960s folk revival.