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.