Arts Programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of March 1

Arts Programming on Detroit Public TV – Week of March 1
February 27, 2020 Christina Amato

Here are the arts & culture programs airing on Detroit Public TV March 1-7, 2020

RISE UP: SONGS OF THE WOMEN’S MOVEMENT– Sunday, 3/1 at 9pm A chronicle of music and events from the early 1900s through the late 1980s illustrates the role music played in the women’s movement.

  • RICK STEVES’ FESTIVE EUROPE– Tuesday, 3/3 at 7:30pm Festive European culture includes the Bastille Day celebration in France, royal pageantry in London and running with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.
  • SESAME STREET: 50 YEARS & STILL SUNNY! – Tuesday, 3/3 at 8pm Celebrating 50 years of “Sesame Street” with music, laughter, celebrities, and archival moments from the series as well as a look at how the show impacted families across America.
  • SOUL LEGENDS – Wednesday, 3/4 at 8pm Never-before-broadcast and archival recordings from singers and songwriters of the 1960s-1980s; host Pam Grier.
  • GREAT PERFORMANCES: ANDREA BOCELLI AT 60– Thursday, 3/5 at 9:30pm A celebration of Andrea Bocelli’s 60th birthday features well-known arias and music from his album, “Si”; special guests include Dua Lipa, Aida Garifullina and Bocelli’s son, Matteo.
  • ARETHA FRANKLIN REMEMBERED (MY MUSIC) – Friday, 3/6 at 9pm Never-before-seen excerpts of Aretha Franklin’s greatest hits from television appearances spanning the 1960s-2000s.
  • ELVIS, ALOHA FROM HAWAII– Saturday, 3/7 at 8pm Elvis Presley sings “Blue Suede Shoes,” “My Way,” “Suspicious Minds” and “Hound Dog” in a 1973 concert in Hawaii.
    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.”