Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV January 5-11, 2019
- THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. CELEBRATION CONCERT WITH THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA– Sunday, 1/5 at 4:30pm
The Cleveland Orchestra performs classical music, hymns and spirituals, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; host James Pickens Jr.
- VARIETY STUDIO: ACTORS ON ACTORS – Monday, 1/6 at 5:30pm . Tom Hanks and Renée Zellweger; Brad Pitt and Adam Sandler; Awkwafina and Taron Egerton.
- ANTIQUES ROADSHOW – Monday, 1/6 at 8pm
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Hour 1Appraisals from the grounds of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library in Delaware include a valuation of a $125,000 family treasure.
- DETROIT PERFORMS– Tuesday, 1/7 at 7:30pm
The Dime EffectDIME is giving people the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree while studying to excel in the professional music industry.
- DAVE CHAPPELLE: THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE– Tuesday 1/7, at 10pm Comic, actor and writer Dave Chappelle receives The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, presented by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
- NATURE: THE WHALE DETECTIVE– Wednesday, 1/8 at 8pm
Filmmaker Tom Mustill returns to California to investigate whales after a 30-ton humpback whale breached and landed on his sea kayak in 2015; comments from others who have survived near-death encounters.
- ROBIN WILLIAMS REMEMBERED – A PIONEERS OF TELEVISION SPECIAL – Thursday, 1/9 at 9pm
A tribute to actor and comic Robin Williams features an interview he gave for the “Pioneers of Television” series, clips from his career, and comments by those who knew and worked with him.
- BRIT FLOYD: SPACE AND TIME – LIVE IN AMSTERDAM Friday, 1/10 at 8pm
Brit Floyd pay special tribute to the era defining classic rock of Pink Floyd as part of their 2015 Space & Time tour. Enjoy tributes to your favorite Pink Floyd hits in this concert from Amsterdam.
- AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: THE RACONTEURS; BLACK PUMAS– Saturday, 1/11 at 11pm
Nashville’s The Raconteurs spotlight their album “Help Us Stranger”; Austin’s Black Pumas perform songs from their self-titled debut.