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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.

American Creed

Feb 21, 2018
David M. Kennedy and Condoleezza Rice team up across party lines to explore what ideals Americans hold in common.
Courtesy of Citizen Films / PBS

Tue. Feb. 27 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Join former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, historian David Kennedy and a diverse group of Americans to explore whether a unifying set of beliefs – an American creed – can prove more powerful than the issues that divide us.

La Bohème | Metropolitan Opera

Feb 18, 2018
Sonya Yonceva on set in La Bohème
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Feb. 24 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | The world’s most popular opera returns in Franco Zeffirelli’s classic production, with a series of exciting casts.

Maya Angelou | American Masters

Feb 14, 2018
Dr. Maya Angelou
Courtesy of Getty / PBS

Fri., Feb. 16 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Journey through the prolific life of the ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’ author and activist who inspired generations with lyrical modern African American thought. Features new interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Common, the Clintons, and others.

Parsifal | Metropolitan Opera

Feb 14, 2018
Scene on set from Parsifal
Ken Howard / Metropolitan Opera

Sat., Feb. 17 at 1pm on WKAR Radio 90.5 FM | Wagner’s final opera is a musical journey unlike any other.

Tell Them We Are Rising | Independent Lens

Feb 13, 2018
Recent graduates of Morgan State University, Maryland.
Courtesy of Morgan State University / PBS

Mon. Feb. 19 at 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Explore the pivotal role that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played in shaping American history, culture and national identity.

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