Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of December 23

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of December 23
December 21, 2018 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV December 23-29, 2018

  • Little Women – Sunday, 12/23 at 8pm 
    As Marmee waits by her husband’s sickbed in the army hospital, the March sisters learn to cope without their parents; the family welcomes Meg’s twins, as Beth’s health and spirits falter.
  • Victoria Season 2 – Sunday, 12/23 at 9pm
    As discontent grows in the country, grief forces Victoria to put childish things away; despite giving birth to a healthy Prince of Wales, Victoria finds herself paralyzed by sorrow.
  • Amahl and the Night Visitors – Monday, 12/24 at 9pm 
    Motor City Lyric Opera presents Gian Carlo Menotti’s Christmas opera for children.
  • Christmas in Christ Chapel at Gustavus – Monday, 12/24 at 10pm 
    A tradition since 1973, Christmas in Christ Chapel is Gustavus Adolphus College’s annual community celebration of the nativity.
  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 12/25 at 7:30pm 
    Detroit Performs celebrates the holidays with performances by Detroit Public Theatre, singer Olivia Millerschin, and a feature on glass artist April Wagner.
  • Call the Midwife Holiday Special – Tuesday, 12/25 at 9pm 
    See how some unexpected Christmas visitors cause joy and chaos for the midwives.
  • Christmas with The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Sutton Foster and Hugh Bonneville – Tuesday, 12/25 at 10pm 
    Join Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster and “Downton Abbey” star Hugh Bonneville, guest musical artist and narrator for this year’s Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
  • Ethan Bortnick: The Power of Music – Friday, 12/28 at 8pm 
    The concert special features 12-year-old Ethan Bortnick’s amazing abilities as a pianist, singer, songwriter, composer and natural-born entertainer.

Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood – Friday, 12/28 at 10pm 
Celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with this tribute concert at Tanglewood. Featuring the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the concert is hosted by Audra McDonald and includes guest artists Midori, Yo-Yo Ma, Thomas Hampson and more.