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Friday, October 31, 2014 at 9:00pm
Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room
Two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein headlines this all-star evening with performances by Tony winner and Emmy-nominated artist Christine Ebersole; “American Idol” sensation Jessica Sanchez; dynamic tap duo, the Manzari Brothers; Oscar-nominated June Squibb; and many more surprises. | more stories like this

Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11:00pm
Austin City Limits: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Noir rock hits ACL with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. The Australian group’s set ranges across their 30-year career, from their first album to their latest, Push the Sky Away. more info | more stories like this

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8:00pm
Masterpiece: The Paradise, Season 2: Episode Six
Moray and Tom raise the stakes in their battle for The Paradise. Denise pursues her own plan. Lovett suffers a crisis. more info | more stories like this

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Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 7:30pm
Pittsburgh 360: October 30, 2014
We begin this episode of Pittsburgh 360 with the story of an officer who was injured in the line of duty and how he’s working to make his way back to being an active duty officer again. Then, we’ll show you where you can take your precious china, old family photos or other keepsakes that you’d like to preserve for the next generation. After that, we’ll introduce you to a woman with a passion for preserving Italian-American gardens before giving you a recap of the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards. more info | | more stories like this

Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 8:00pm
Will's Story: A Steeler's Stand Against Domestic Violence
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay was eight years old when his mother was murdered, the result of domestic violence. WQED's Michael Bartley brings you this compelling documentary that explores Will's troubled childhood, and shows how embracing survivors and speaking out against domestic violence brought him happiness and inner peace. more info | | more stories like this

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00pm
Therapy Dogs: Pets With a Purpose
A look into the value of therapy dogs for people of all ages. more info | | more stories like this

Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 9:00pm
Masterpiece: Mystery!: Death Comes to Pemberley: Part Two
A suspect goes on trial for his life, while Elizabeth pursues the truth behind a mysterious death. The future of Darcy’s sister, Georgiana, also hangs in the balance. more info | more stories like this

Monday, November 3, 2014 at 10:00pm
Independent Lens: Powerless
In Kanpur, India, a city with 15-hour power outages, a nimble young electrician provides Robin Hood-style services to the poor. Meanwhile, the first female chief of the electricity utility company is on a mission to dismantle the illegal connections, for good. By Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa. more info | more stories like this

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:00pm
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.: Our People, Our Traditions
Examine the Jewish heritage of Alan Dershowitz, Carole King and Tony Kushner. | more stories like this

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 9:00pm
Makers: Women in Politics
View profiles of women in public office who were “firsts” in their fields. From the first woman elected to Congress in 1916 to a young woman running for Detroit City Council in 2013, the documentary explores the challenges confronting American women in politics. more info | more stories like this

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:00pm
Nature: A Sloth Named Velcro
Sloths, once largely ignored, have become a hot topic of scientific researchers. Sanctuaries and rehabilitation centers are also springing up, as development often displaces these gentle creatures. Filmed in Panama, Costa Rica and Colombia, this is a story of friendship between a journalist and the sloth she named Velcro and a network of people working to learn more about sloths in order to protect them. more info | more stories like this

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 9:00pm
NOVA: Bigger Than T. rex
Follow the paleontologists who are reconstructing a terrifying carnivore dubbed Spinosaurus. more info | more stories like this

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 10:00pm
How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson: Cold
Host Steven Johnson examines the effects of man’s mastery of cold on food, Hollywood, and more. | more stories like this

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 9:00pm
A Salute To The Troops: In Performance At The White House
Join President and Mrs. Obama for an all-star tribute to the men and women who serve the United States. | more stories like this

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 10:00pm
Art In The Twenty-First Century: Legacy
Why do we break with some traditions and perpetuate others? Tania Bruguera, Abraham Cruzvillegas and Wolfgang Laib use life experiences and family heritage to explore new aesthetic terrain. | more stories like this

Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 11:00pm
Austin City Limits: Los Lobos/Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Explore contemporary California rock with Los Lobos and Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. Veteran rockers Los Lobos perform a 40th anniversary career overview. Lively folk rockers Thao & The Get Down Stay Down play songs from their LP We the Common. more info | more stories like this

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    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
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    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

featured specials

  • Portraits for the Homefront: The Story of Elizabeth Black
    The poignant story unfolds as we explore Black’s lost art career, seek out elderly veterans who encountered Miss Black on the battlefield, and present to amazed and appreciative families portraits that never arrived.
  • Classical Crossroads
    Where classical music crosses paths with rock and roll, world music, folk music and jazz. Listen to interviews with people who make good music here.

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