Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

Frontline tells the story of White House advisor Stephen Bannon’s fight to deliver on Donald Trump’s promises, with a confrontational style based on his personal crusade to dramatically transform America. Bannon’s War premieres Tuesday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street? Apparently, you just need to head to the Sunshine State. SeaWorld has announced a new Sesame Street land will open at its Orlando theme park by fall 2022.

High Point University president Nido Qubein continues his interviews with the world’s most influential people. This week: Celia Sandys. Don’t miss High Point University Presents: Celia Sandys – Thursday night at 10 on UNC-TV.

David Tennant and Billie Piper are reuniting for new Doctor Who adventures! Big Finish Productions plans three new hour-long audio plays featuring the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler. Continue reading

Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

Travel the country in search of rural artists from the 1920s, when the music of ordinary Americans was recorded for the first time. Don’t miss American Epic, a new series executive produced by Jack White, Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

The Tenors have been seen in a few of specials we’ve broadcast over the years (Under One Sky, Lead With Your Heart) but now you can see this vocal group live on stage. Tickets are still available for An Intimate Evening With The Tenors – Wednesday night at the Durham Performing Arts Center.

Follow the grand masters of stained glass art, artist Rowan LeCompte and craftsman Dieter Goldkuhle, as they create their last great series of windows for Washington National Cathedral. Garrison Keillor narrates Let There Be Light – Thursday at 10pm on UNC-TV.

Congratulations to Sonia Manzano. The former Sesame Street actor will receive the Legacy for Children Award from the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose on Friday.

Downton Abbey‘s Joanne Froggatt stars in a spine-tingling drama about the notorious Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton, Britain’s first female serial killer. Tune in as Masterpiece presents Dark Angel – Sunday night at 9 on UNC-TV. Continue reading

Hey, It’s Photo Friday!

I noticed this bundle of fun located on a co-worker’s desk. It’s a clear backpack stuffed full of PBS Kids goodness. I did some digging and found out that the pack was to be given away as a prize to one of the attendees to the 2017 National Smart Start Conference in Greensboro.

The backpack includes a bevy of goods culled from the Community Engagement department (those folks have the coolest toys!). Among the items inside are: Continue reading