Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of September 8

Arts programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of September 8
September 6, 2019 Lea Vigi

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV September 8-14, 2019

  • MAGIC MOMENTS: THE BEST OF 50S POP – Sunday, 9/8 at 4:30pm
    Recording artists of the 1950s reunite and perform; they include the McGuire Sisters, Debbie Reynolds, and Rosemary Clooney.
  • DOWNTON ABBEY RETURNS! – Sunday, 9/8 at 6:30pm
    Host Jim Carter celebrates “Downton Abbey” with a sneak peek of the movie, interviews with the cast and creators, and never-before-seen video clips.

COUNTRY MUSIC: LIVE AT THE RYMAN, A CONCERT CELEBRATING THE FILM BY KEN BURNS
– Sunday, 9/8 at 8pm & Monday, 9/9 at 10pm 

Join celebrated musicians for a concert celebrating the film by Ken Burns. Hosted by Burns and featuring performances and appearances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and more.

  • DETROIT PERFORMS – Tuesday, 9/10 at 7:30pm 
    Mariners Inn utilizes art as part of the therapies to help heal the residents at the treatment center for substance abuse and homelessness; artist Taurus Burns creates paintings that depict his feelings about what’s really happening in the world; and if you look closely at artist Kristi Abbott‘s collages, they will reveal what’s really there. Plus, host DJ Oliver goes to a groundbreaking gallery in the heart of the city, Collected Detroit.
  • UNDER THE RADAR MICHIGAN – Thursday, 9/12 at 8:30pm 
    We hit Cheboygan, Grayling, Allegan and Adrian for a close encounter with a cool Queen, a fishin story that’s actually true, some happenin headbands and an historic spot for a spot of tea. Get ready to explore the cool people, places and things that make these 4 towns a great place to hang around.
  • THE AUSTRALIAN PINK FLOYD SHOW — EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN – Friday, 9/13 at 9:30pm
    The Pink Floyd tribute band presents a note-for-note rendering of the group’s music; songs include “Time,” “Another Brick in the Wall,” “Learning to Fly” and “Comfortably Numb.”
  • RAUL JULIA: THE WORLD’S A STAGE – Friday, 9/13 at 11pm
    The life and career of Raul Julia, an actor known for his versatile roles on stage and screen, ranging from Shakespearean plays to “The Addams Family.”
  • FATHER BROWN SEASON 7 – Saturday, 9/14 at 7:30pm
    The Kembleford Ramblers’ annual outing takes a tragic turn when the local lord is found strangled.