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2013 FIRST in Michigan Robotics State
High School students compete in the Michigan
final championship robotics
competition. The championship team will be crowned and will go on and
compete in the national championships in St. Louis. Live streaming at dptv.org on April 13.
Detroit Symphony Orchestra webcasts continue on Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Rafael Andrew Grams conducts Mozart’s “Jupiter” with Karen
Gomyo on violin. Watch it at dptv.org.
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daily thru April 30, 2013, for a chance to win a trip for two adults from the
US to Britain. The trip includes VIP tours of Highclere Castle (the setting of
“Downton Abbey”), Kensington Palace, Selfridges & Co and more! Travel to
Britain must be from Sept. 21-26, 2013. Enter at http://www.pbs.org/sweepstakes
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Shoah Requiem World Premiere on DPTV
Detroit Public TV is
honored to play a role in the
live broadcast and webcast of I Believe – A Shoah Requiem,
the world premiere of the first complete musical liturgy dedicated to Yom
HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), composed by Daniel Gross, cantor
at Congregation Adat Shalom, Farmington Hills. This extraordinary
community-wide interfaith observance will be presented on Sunday, April
7 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm, when 150 voices ascend to the stage
of Detroit’s acclaimed Orchestra Hall at the Max M. Fisher Music
Center. Read more...
See it live,
with an exclusive
interview with the composer. on Detroit Public Television
WTVS 56, or online at www.dptv.org/ibelieve.
Thursday Night Animals! Animals Have Feelings, Too – Be Humane
That’s the message as Detroit
Public TV (Channel 56) presents three Thursdays (April 4, 11, and 18) with six of your favorite
animal shows. Also watch for DPTV’s one-minute Be Humane
messages including six new ones around these and other programs.
This Thursday, April 4:
ANIMAL ODD COUPLES
When animals lose their mothers, unlikely cross-species relationships happen –
like a chimp bottle-feeding a tiger cub. NATURE
explores the phenomenon. @ 9 pm
ECHO: AN ELEPHANT TO
Echo, the elephant matriarch, was the subject of many NATURE films and the
leader of a carefully studied herd of elephants in Africa. This film pays
tribute. @ 10 pm
Vice President of Individual Giving
Under The Radar Michigan
Saturday, 4/6 from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m., repeated Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.;
also Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. on 56.3 Create. Mackinac Island; Jackson - We hop the
ferry and brave the waves for a classic Mackinac Island winter. We'll meet the
mayor, visit America's oldest family owned grocery store, find out where all
the horses go, and see how the islanders celebrate the holidays. Then we
head south to Jackson for some great railroad history, authentic west Texas
barbeque, and the incredibly fascinating historic Jackson Prison Tour.
Jesse Cook in Concert Saturday, 4/6 from 10:30
p.m. - Midnight ET. Jesse Cook Live In Concert was recorded live in concert
at the Rose Theatre in Brampton, Ontario May 2012; platinum-selling
guitar sensation Jesse Cook takes viewers on a musical journey of
discovery with his blend of rumba, flamenco, and salsa guitar.
You can see Jesse Cook live at the Royal Oak
Music Theatre, Friday, May 17, 2013 at 8:00 PM.
Single Tickets -
Tickets - $100
Single Meet &
Greet Tickets - $125
Pair of Meet
& Greet Tickets - $250
Independent Lens Monday, 4/8 from 10:00 p.m. - Midnight ET. The House I Live In - Eugene
Jarecki's provocative "The House I Live In" examines America's 40-year
war on drugs, which has resulted in more than $1 trillion in government
spending, 45 million arrests and an incarceration rate that's the
highest in the world.
Frontline Tuesday, 4/9 from 10:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET. Syria Behind the Lines - An
examination of the civil war in Syria through the eyes of the rebel
fighters, government soldiers and civilians caught up in the conflict in
Idlib province, where the Orontes River divides Sunni and Alawite
Arts & Culture
Live at Red Butte Garden Saturday, 4/6 from 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET. Classical pianists perform at Utah's Red Butte Garden
Amphitheater. This unique outdoor concert features both live performance and
the group’s wildly popular music videos.
You can see ThePianoGuys live at the Royal Oak
Music Theatre, Wednesday,
October 16, 2013 at 8:00 PM.
Single Tickets -
Tickets - $200
Single Meet &
Greet Tickets - $250
Pair of Meet
& Greet Tickets - $500
Death in Paradise Sunday, 4/7 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ET. Episode 2 - A
London detective is transferred to the island of Sainte-Marie in the
Caribbean, despite his hatred of sun, sand and sea. As DI Richard Poole
desperately searches for a decent cup of tea, a bride is murdered on her
Call the Midwife Sunday, 4/7 from 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. ET. Episode 2 - Cynthia
comes under scrutiny from the community and police when a newborn baby
she delivered dies. Check
out our blog, Modern Day Midwives,
bringing you local midwives from Wayne State University and University
of Michigan to discuss their role in modern obstetrics and how things
have changed in relation to the 1950's era Call the Midwife.
Mr. Selfridge Sunday, 4/7 from 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET. Harry bucks convention by placing the cosmetics department at the front
of the store. In other events, his personal life turns complicated due
to Ellen Love, Lady Mae and Rose.
Just Seen It & Film School Shorts Tuesday, 4/9 from 11:00 p.m. - Midnight ET. Just Seen It is the review show where film school graduates
and working entertainment professionals review the newest in theaters, on TV
and cable. Film School Shorts is a new weekly series that
showcases short student films from across the country.
Environment, Energy, & Science
Natural Beekeeping Sunday, 4/7 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET. In 40 years of beekeeping, Jerry Dunbar has developed easy,
organic, rewarding ways of taking care of honey bees. He
demonstrates his methods and shows ways of encouraging their survival as a
Nova Wednesday, 4/10 from 9:00 - 10:00 p.m. ET. Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening - Part 1 of 4. A history of Earth through the lens of Australia, which is
almost as old as the planet itself. The odyssey begins in Western Australia, where clues as to when Earth
was born and how life first arose exist.
Health & Wellness
The Truth About Exercise With Michael Mosley Wednesday, 4/10 from 10:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET. Science writer Michael Mosley investigates exercise, including whether
short bursts of intense exercise are better for one's health than longer
periods of moderate exercise.
Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust Thursday, 4/4 from 11:00 p.m. - Midnight ET. The story of the Frieder brothers who helped 1200 Jews during World War II escape
Nazi Germany and settle in the Philippines.
Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene Saturday, 4/7 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET. Profile of influential novelist Graham Greene
(1904-91), whose works include "The Third Man" and "The Quiet
American." In addition to writing fiction, he worked for MI6;
and suffered from bipolar disorder.
Leadership & Public Affairs
MiWeek Friday, 4/5 from 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. ET. Christy
McDonald, Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson join to provide context and
perspective on the top news stories affecting Metro Detroit, the State of
Michigan and the Great Lakes region. Miss
an episode? Watch it now >
American Black Journal Sunday, 4/7 from 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. ET. The Michigan women's foundation is working to empower and achieve equality for women and girls. We'll talk about their statewide efforts and this year's awards celebration that honors women for their achievement and courage.
Create Programming Highlights
Looking for television's most popular how-to, cooking, crafting, and travel series? They're all on Detroit Public TV channel, 56.3 Create. (Comcast 288, BrightHouse 156, Charter 433).
Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup Sunday, 4/7 from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. -
12:30 p.m. ET. A vegan cooking show that features celebrity guests and vegan takes on traditional meals. The Mediterranean Round-Up - Included: rosemary potato pizza with roasted tomatoes; paella; seitan gyro rollups; braised escarole; and garlicky white beans.