Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of March 17

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of March 17
March 15, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV March 17-23, 2019

  • Celtic Woman: Ancient Land – Sunday, 3/17 at 7:30pm 
    Celtic Woman performs old and new songs at Johnstown Castle in County Wexford, Ireland.
  • A Conversation with Ken Burns – Sunday, 3/17 at 9:30pm 
    Journalist Don Shelby talks to Ken Burns about his work as a historian and storyteller, as well as his early childhood experiences and influences that led him to his career as a filmmaker.
  • Great Performances: Hit Man – David Foster and Friends – Monday, 3/18 at 7:30pm 
    Singers pay tribute to prolific songwriter and producer David Foster; guests include Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, Michael Bublé, Peter Cetera and Celine Dion.

Joe Bonamassa: British Blues Explosion Live – Monday, 3/18 at 9:30pm 
Guitarist Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to those that inspired him — Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page — in a concert at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London.

  • Ethan Bortnick: Power of Music – Tuesday, 3/19 at 9:30pm
    The 12-year-old pianist performs with a 50-piece orchestra, 4-piece band and the 120-member Kids Choir.
  • John Denver: Country Boy – Wednesday, 3/20 at 8pm 
    Family, friends and colleagues recount the private life and public legacy of singer John Denver.
  • Bee Gees: One Night Only – Wednesday, 3/20 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.
  • British Beat – Friday, 3/22 at 10pm 
    Archival performance films and new live performances of British Invasion hits from the 1960s.