Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of June 9

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of June 9
June 7, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV June 9-15, 2019

  • African American Lives: Many Rivers to Cross – Sunday, 6/9 at 10am
    Presented and written by Henry Louis Gates Jr., this six-hour series guides viewers on a journey across two continents to explore the transition of African-Americans.

Downton Abbey Returns – Sunday, 6/9 at 6pm
Join host Jim Carter (Mr. Carson) for a celebration of the beloved hit series and a sneak peek at the upcoming movie. Features new interviews with the cast and creators and never-before-seen video clips.

  • Tim Janis: Celtic Heart – Monday, 6/10 at 8pm 
    Experience a performance of original Celtic music from Tim Janis featuring performances by Celtic Woman’s Máiréad Nesbitt, Lynn Hilary, harp twins Camille and Kennerly, flutist Eimear McGeown, Ella Roberts and Joey Schumann.
  • Pavlo In Guadalajara With Jalisco Symphony Orchestra – Monday, 6/10 at 9:30pm 
    Pavlo’s return to Public Television celebrates his life’s work with a 93 piece orchestra behind him. This spectacular performance took place at the legendary Degollado Opera House, a 5 story historic national treasure in Guadalajara, Mexico.
  • Quincy Jones Presents Sheléa – Tuesday, 6/11 at 9pm
    Vocalist and pianist Sheléa performs a wide range of songs, including a Whitney Houston medley, a tribute to Aretha Franklin, “Make Me Rainbows,” Love Fell on Me” and “Somewhere”; with David Foster and Greg Phillinganes.
  • The Doobie Brothers Live From The Beacon Theatre – Thursday, 6/13 at 9:30pm 
    The Doobie Brothers return to New York’s Beacon Theatre for the first time in 25 years, performing songs from “Toulouse Street” and “The Captain and Me.”
  • Moments to Remember – Friday, 6/14 at 8pm 
    Frankie Laine, Julius LaRosa, the Four Lads, the Four Freshmen and the Platters are a few of the musicians who perform their hits of the late 1950s and early ’60s.