Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of February 24

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of February 24
February 21, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV February 24-March 3, 2019

  • Victoria Season 3 – Sunday, 2/24 at 9pm
    The reputations of Albert and Palmerston are tested; Victoria must decide where to put her allegiance.
  • Antiques Roadshow: Hotel del Coronado – Monday, 2/25 at 8pm 
    A 1915 San Diego Exposition poster; a Joan Crawford archive circa 1940; a Margaret Bourke-White photograph of Gandhi.
  • Detroit Performs – Tuesday, 2/26 at 7:30pm 
    We’re showcasing the hand-dyed clothing at brightlytwisted in Corktown and hearing co-owner, Alexandra Bourque’s, inspiring story of her art installation, The Butterfly Dress.
  • Finding Your Roots – Tuesday, 2/26 at 8pm 
    The family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actresses Laura Linney and Chloë Sevigny.
  • Mackinac: Our Famous Island – Thursday, 2/28 at 8pm 
    Takes viewers along its many shores and trails to experience the natural beauty of the island, visit landmarks that reveal its earliest history and introduce the people who still work to preserve this special place.
  • Ethan Bortnick: Power of Music – Friday, 3/1 at 8pm 
    The 12-year-old pianist performs with a 50-piece orchestra, 4-piece band and the 120-member Kids Choir.
  • Brit Floyd: 40 Years of the Wall – Friday, 3/1 at 9:30pm 
    Brit Floyd performs a 40th anniversary retrospective of Pink Floyd’s rock opera “The Wall”; the group also performs songs from “The Dark Side of the Moon,” “Wish You Were Here,” “Animals” and “The Division Bell.”

Nat King Cole’s Greatest Songs – Saturday, 3/2 at 8pm 
Celebrate the centennial of the timeless and inescapable artist in this special featuring his greatest hits and cherished standards, including “Mona Lisa,” “Unforgettable” and “When I Fall in Love,” along with rarely seen footage from his variety show.

  • 70s Soul Superstars – Saturday, 3/2 at 10pm 
    Patti LaBelle hosts an all-star lineup of Motown, rhythm and blues, soul and disco artists including the Commodores, Sister Sledge and Heatwave.