StayTuned Update

Updates and notes on WKAR programs and events.

Andrea Bocelli at 60 | Great Performances

Mar 8, 2019
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PBS

Fri. Mar. 8 • 10:30pm | 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.

Celtic Woman: Ancient Land

Mar 8, 2019
outdoor portrait
PBS

Sun. Mar. 8 • 9:30pm WKAR-HD | Celtic Woman performs old and new songs at Johnstown Castle in County Wexford, Ireland.

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PBS

Sat. Mar. 9 • 10pm WKAR-HD | A celebration of singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell's work features performances by James Taylor, Graham Nash, Chaka Khan, Norah Jones, Emmylou Harris, Seal and Rufus Wainwright.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Uncovering America

Mar 4, 2019
portrait
PBS

8PM Tue. Mar. 5 WKAR-HD | The life and work of Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and literary scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Groban singing on stage
PBS

8PM Mon. Mar. 4 WKAR-HD | Join the global superstar with the instantly recognizable voice, along with special guests Idina Menzel and Jennifer Nettles for this critically-acclaimed, sold-out concert taped at the famed New York landmark.

Victoria | Season 3 Finale

Mar 2, 2019
Albert and Victoria
PBS

9PM Sun. Mar. 3 WKAR HD | The White Elephant. The world's eyes are on the Great Exhibitions, and the royal couple. Does triumph or failure beckon?

Doc Martin | Education, Education, Education

Mar 2, 2019
Louisa and Martin
APT

9PM Sat. Mar. 2 WKAR HD | Louisa and Martin have their first therapy session together, but neither of them expected to be given homework.

Michigan State of the State 2019

Feb 15, 2019
portrait: Whitmer
michigan.gov

From Tue. Feb. 12, 2019 | WATCH IT HERE | LISTEN HERE

In her first address to a joint convention of the State House of Representatives and Senate, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer lays out her new legislative year agenda.

American Masters
Courtesy / PBS

Fri., Feb. 22, 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | See how country star Charley Pride used music to triumph over prejudice and injustice.

Appalachian Spring | DSO Live

Feb 13, 2019
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Christian Steiner

Fri., Feb. 15 10:40am on 90.5 FM | Live from Orchestra Hall in Detroit and hosted by Dave Wagner.

band
msu.edu / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Feb. 9 at 8pm and Sat. Feb. 23 at 10pm on 90.5 FM | WKAR and MSU Jazz bring you one of the traditional year-opening highlights from MSU's College of Music.

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Peter Whorf / WKAR-MSU

For five decades, Leonard Slatkin has championed the diverse music of America.

Margaret: The Rebel Princess | Special

Feb 6, 2019
The Rebel Princess
Courtesy of Getty / Ullstein Bild / PBS

Sundays, Feb. 10 & 17 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take a peek at princess Margaret's early married life as major social changes swept Britain. 

Pipeline | Live From Lincoln Center

Feb 6, 2019
Jeremy Daniel / PBS

Fri., Feb. 8 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Meet an inner-city teacher desperate to save her son in Dominique Morisseau’s riveting new play.

Courtesy of Jim Judkis / Independent Lens

Sat., Feb. 9,  8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Take an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers, in one of the most celebrated theatrical releases of 2018. 

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