Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of November 18

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of November 18
November 16, 2018 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV November 18-24, 2018

  • Articulate – Sunday, 11/18 at 1pm
    Writer Erika Sanchez; visual artist Masatoshi Izumi; singer Shawn Colvin.
  • MASTERPIECE: Grantchester – Sunday, 11/18 from 2-6pm 
    James Norton stars as the handsome, jazz-loving vicar Sidney Chambers, with Robson Green as his law-enforcement ally, Inspector Geordie Keating.
  • MASTERPIECE: The Durrells in Corfu – Sunday, 11/18 at 8pm 
    Leslie and Margo have news about their relationships; as Lousia and Spiro grow closer, a circus comes to town.
  • MASTERPIECE: Poldark – Sunday, 11/18 at 9pm 
    Elizabeth hopes to persuade George that Valentine is his child once and for all; Ross returns to Cornwall to mend things with Demelza; Demelza helps Morwenna and Drake build a future; Elizabeth attempts to repair her own marriage.
  • The Woman in White – Sunday, 11/18 at 10pm 
    Sir Percival’s secret is exposed and Walter risks everything for the woman he loves.
  • Jamestown – Sunday, 11/18 at 11pm 
    Redwick sees a chance to stir up civil unrest when Yeardley is struck by illness; Jocelyn realizes she may have underestimated Temperance.

Julia Louis Dreyfus: The Mark Twain Prize – Monday, 11/19 at 8pm 
Celebrate beloved actor and comedian Julia Louis-Dreyfus, the 2018 recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. From the stage of The John F. Kennedy Center, a star-studded lineup saluted the achievements of the comedic trailblazer.

  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 11/20 at 7:30pm
    Rebel Nell empowers women while creating jewelry out of graffiti; Artist Carl Goines sculpts the human form; And in the national segment artist Laura Leigh Lanchantin’s art is inspired by sedimentary rock. Plus, host DJ Oliver looks in on the construction of 555 Arts on the Eastside of Detroit.
  • We’ll Meet Again – Tuesday, 11/20 at 8pm
    One Holocaust survivor wants to find the friend he left behind when he didn’t move to Israel; another hopes an old photo will reunite him with his first friend.
  • Detroit Remember When – Friday, 11/23 at 8pm 
    Historical Detroit is recalled via archival clips and footage from area families. Among the sites: Belle Isle, Briggs Stadium, Edgewater Park, Jefferson Beach.
  • Ethan Bortnick: The Power of Music – Friday, 11/23 at 9pm 
    The 12-year-old pianist performs with a 50-piece orchestra, 4-piece band and the 120-member Kids Choir.
  • Great Performances – Harold Prince: A Director’s Life – Friday, 11/23 at 10:30pm 
    A retrospective look at the career of theater producer and director Harold Prince, a career that spans 60 years and 21 Tony Awards.
  • The Carpenters: Close to You – Saturday, 11/24 at 6pm 
    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.”
  • Engelbert Humperdinck in Hawaii – Saturday, 11/24 at 8pm
    Engelbert Humperdinck performs classic hits and love songs spanning his 50-year career at the historic Hawaii Theatre Center in Honolulu.
  • 70s Soul Superstars – Saturday, 11/24 at 9:30pm 
    Patti LaBelle hosts an all-star lineup of Motown, rhythm and blues, soul and disco artists including the Commodores, Sister Sledge and Heatwave.