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Roads to Memphis | American Experience

Mar 28, 2018
Striking members of Memphis Local 1733 hold “I Am a Man” signs, the slogan that symbolized the sanitation workers 1968 campaign.
Courtesy of Richard L. Copley / PBS

Tue. Apr. 3 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Witness the fatefully entwined stories of assassin James Earl Ray and his target, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Child in Time | Masterpiece

Mar 26, 2018
Shown from left to right: Beatrice White as Kate Lewis and Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Lewis
Courtesy of Pinewood Television, SunnyMarch TV and MASTERPIECE for BBC One and MASTERPIECE / PBS

Sun. Apr. 1 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A moment of distraction triggers a crisis in the lives of a happy, successful British couple in Ian McEwan’s haunting tale of a lost child and redeemed love.

Così Fan Tutte | Metropolitan Opera

Mar 25, 2018
A scene from Phelim McDermott's new production of Mozart'sCosì fan tutte . Photographed here at the English National Opera.
Martin Smith / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Mar. 31 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | A winning cast comes together for Mozart’s comedy about the sexes, set in a carnival-esque, funhouse environment inspired by 1950s Coney Island.

Dolores | Independent Lens

Mar 21, 2018
United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta organizing marchers on the 2nd day of March Coachella in Coachella, CA 1969. 'Dolores' Premieres March 27 on WKAR-TV.
Courtesy of © 1976 George Ballis / Take Stock / The Image Works / PBS

Tue. Mar. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who has tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice.

Call The Midwife | Season 7

Mar 19, 2018
Leonie Elliott as Nurse Lucille Anderson
Courtesy of Neal Street Productions 2017 / PBS

Sun. Mar. 25 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In the Season 7 premiere, Poplar welcomes midwife Lucille Anderson, the first West Indian midwife to be featured as a series regular.

Turandot | Metropolitan Opera

Mar 18, 2018
Marcelo Álvarez as Calàf in Puccini's Turandot.
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Mar. 24 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Puccini’s grand spectacle of legendary China stars Oksana Dyka and Martina Serafin in the role of the ice princess and Aleksandrs Antonenko as the unknown prince who must thaw her heart or die. 

Mister Rogers: It's You I Like

Mar 13, 2018
Mister Rogers: It's You I Like
PBS

Wed. Mar. 14 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood," the pioneering children's series that premiered nationally 50 years ago.

Jackie Robinson | Ken Burns'

Mar 13, 2018
Jackie Robinson
Hulton Archive Getty Images / PBS

Monday-Tuesday, Mar. 19-20 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Examine the life and times of Jackie Robinson, who crossed baseball’s color line in 1947.

Elektra | Metropolitan Opera

Mar 11, 2018
Christine Goerke, seen here as the Dyer's Wife in Richard Strauss's Die Frau ohne Schatten. will sing the title role in Strauss's "Elektra in the 17-18 season.
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Mar. 17 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Christine Goerke sings her first Elektra at the Met in Patrice Chéreau’s landmark production.

Semiramide | Metropolitan Opera

Mar 4, 2018

Sat., Mar. 10 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | The culmination of the Italian phase of Rossini’s monumental yet unusual career. 

Doo Wop Generation | MY MUSIC

Mar 4, 2018
Kenny Vance & The Planotones perform the nostalgic anthem “Looking for an Echo.”
Courtesy of TJL Productions / PBS

Sat. Mar. 10 at 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Celebrate the new generation of doo wop performers as the original legends reunite to pass the torch.

Hamilton's America | Great Performances

Mar 3, 2018
Lin-Manuel Miranda headshot
Courtesy of Joseph Sinnott / ©2016 WNET / PBS

Fri. Mar. 9 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Great Performances explores the making of the Broadway phenomenon and the history behind it.

#METOO, Now What? | Series Conclusion

Feb 26, 2018
portrait: Zainab Salbi
PBS

Sun. Mar. 4, 1pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | In this 5-part series conclusion, executive editor and host Zainab Salbi goes beyond the headlines about sexual harassment to ask how we got here and how we move forward. WATCH at video.wkar.org

Specials For Your Brain!

Feb 26, 2018
Drs. Deepak Chopra (left) and Rudy Tanzi (right), two pre-eminent leaders in brain-mind-body medicine, answer pressing questions about brain health.
Courtesy / Inky Dinky Worldwide

Sun. Mar. 4 at various times on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore three different specials on tips and tricks for your brain!

Madama Butterfly | Metropolitan Opera

Feb 25, 2018
A scene from Act I of Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly.”
Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Mar. 3 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | The lyric beauty of Puccini’s score, especially the music for the thoroughly believable lead role, has made Butterfly timeless.

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