Arts Programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of February 2

Arts Programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of February 2
January 31, 2020 Christina Amato

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV February 2-8, 2020

  • HOWARDS END MARATHON– Sunday, 2/2 at 4-8pm Join us for a Howards end Marathon leading up to the finale. Howards End is the story of two independent and unconventional sisters and the men in their lives seeking love and meaning as they navigate an ever-changing world.


  • SANDITON ON MASTERPIECE– Sunday, 2/2 at 9pm Tensions between Tom and his laborers erupt during the Sanditon cricket match; Charlotte and Sidney continue to clash, resulting in Miss Lambe being placed in terrible danger; Lord Babington offers Esther a glimpse of a better future.


  • VIENNA BLOOD– Sunday, 2/2 at 10pm Oskar asks Max to help investigate a gruesome series of murders in Vienna’s slums.


  • ANTIQUES ROADSHOW – Monday, 2/3 at 8pm  Bonanzaville Hour 2- A University of North Dakota Margaret Cable box; an Elsebeth Haugard silversmith archive; a BF Goodrich Tires advertising sign.


  • NO PASSPORT REQUIRED– Monday, 2/3 at 9pm Philadelphia The Italian food scene in Philadelphia features everything from pizza to cannoli and burrata to handmade pasta.


  • DETROIT PERFORMS– Tuesday, 24 at 7:30pm Dance studio FDX Pure Sole teaches with a hip-hop twist; Broadway and West End performer, Alexandra Silber, lends an ear to Mosaic Youth Theatre; and the Get Ahead Stay Ahead Program provides students with communication distribution skills. Plus, host DJ Oliver heads to the main Detroit Public Library.


  • FINDING YOUR ROOTS– Tuesday, 2/4 at 8pm 
    Tracing the family histories of scientists Harold Varmus, Francis Collins and Shirley Ann Jackson.


  • EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL-Wednesday, 2/5 at 10pm
    Mexico: Flooded Caves

    Steve leads a team into the largest unexplored cave network on Earth below the jungles of Mexico, pushing further and deeper than anyone has gone before.


  • AFRICA’S GREAT CIVILIZATIONS– Thursday 2/6 at 10pm Empires of Gold; Cities – Complex trade networks and advanced educational institutions transform north and west Africa; Africa’s ancient cities such as Kilwa, Great Zimbabwe and Benin City, attract new European interest.


  • KRESGE HONORS 2019– Friday, 2/7 at 8pm
    The Kresge Honors will be hosted by Rip Rapson, president and CEO of The Kresge Foundation, and feature performances honoring some of Detroit’s most prominent artists, including the late Marcus Belgrave and David DiChiera, as well as Leni Sinclair, Ruth Adler, Charles McGee and others.


  • AUSTIN CITY LIMITS– Saturday, 2/7 at 8pm
    Spanish singer-songwriter and dancer Rosalía performs songs from “El Mal Querer.”