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Spring Showcase Offers Special Programming

Posted on: March 10th, 2014 by tommyj

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Because WOUB Public Media is a non-profit broadcasting service – member support is what keeps us operating.

Tune to WOUB-TV Saturday, March 1 – Monday, March 24 for special programming during the Spring Showcase membership campaign.  

Your contribution helps pay for the programming you watch every day.

Take the time to make your pledge of support today!

 

Here’s a few of the special programs you’ll see: 

Monday, March 10

8 p.m. Under The Streetlamp: Let The Good Times Roll

Under The Streetlamp, with their unique style and modern Rat Pack persona, bring the American Radio Songbook to a whole new level in their second PBS pledge special. With the mantra, "Retro never sounded so now" these four extremely talented and charismatic former cast members of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys provide an electrifying concert produced at the renowned Star Plaza Theater.

9:30 p.m. 30 Days to a Youger Heart with Dr. Steven Masley, MD

Steven Masley, MD and his three simple steps have helped thousands of patients turn back the clock…and reverse the onset of aging and disease. He is a board-certified physician, nutritionist, longevity researcher and award-winning educator who is also a highly acclaimed chef

11 p.m.  Celtic Thunder: Heritage

HERITAGE focuses entirely on Celtic Thunder’s Irish roots. Featuring traditional standards as well as a few beautiful love songs.  Celtic Thunder’s singers bring their musical talent and passion to the performances in this Show. The performances range from solo numbers, to enchanting duets and powerful ensembles.

Tuesday, March 11

8 p.m. Heartbeat of Home

From the producers of Riverdance comes Heartbeat of Home — a music and dance spectacular featuring the dynamic, vibrant components of traditional Irish, Latin and Afro-Cuban music and dance.

10 p.m. Oscar Hammerstein II – Out of My Dreams

Oscar Hammerstein – Out of My Dreams is a celebration of the most acclaimed lyricists and librettists of the 20th century, the man who worked in the theater for over 40 years, writing the lyrics for over a thousand songs and the books for 45 operettas and musicals.

Wednesday, March 12

8 p.m.   Nature: Ireland’s Wild River 

The Shannon is Ireland’s greatest geographical landmark and the longest river. It is both a barrier and highway — a silver ribbon holding back the rugged landscapes of the west from the gentler plains to the east. For a year, wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson lives on the river on a quest to film the natural history of the Shannon as it has never been seen or heard or experienced before

9:30 p.m.   Titanic – Band of Courage

BAND OF COURAGE is a dramatic special, driven by the music and the story of eight musicians who were brought together on the only voyage of the Titanic and whose names will forever be linked for their extraordinary courage against the back story of the Edwardian Era, the great ship and those who heard them play.

11 p.m.  Daniel O’Donnell Stand Beside Me

Daniel O’Donnell Stand beside Me is a concert celebration of Irish, country, gospel, rock, movie and long-time Daniel O’Donnell favorites. The title of Daniel’s 13th PBS special, Stand Beside Me is not only a popular song among concert goers, but also reflects Daniel’s belief that fans throughout his more than ten years on PBS have brought him to where he is today, standing beside him making his career a success. –

Thursday, March 13

8 p.m.   David Arkenstone’s Symphonic Adventure

Join 3-time Grammy nominee and world beat visionary DAVID ARKENSTONE for a dazzling, innovative, multi-media concert event celebrating his 25th year in the music industry! This cutting-edge blend of spectacle and music features the incredible acrobatics of CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE and their interpretations to David’s epic music. A full symphony orchestra, dancers, Celtic dancers, choir and guest artists join David for a magical and inspiring performance for all ages.

9:30 p.m.  Great Performances “Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration”

In a special encore presentation, Great Performances presents The Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Celebration, a star-studded concert tribute to the American pop music icon at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The special takes viewers front row center and backstage, capturing all of the excitement and emotion of this historic, once-in-a-lifetime concert as the greatest names in popular music pay homage to Bob Dylan and the songs that made him a legend. –

11:30 p.m. Use Your Brain to Change Your Age with Dr. Daniel Amen

A healthy brain is the key to staying vibrant and alive for a long time and an unhealthy brain will take your life early. In this powerful special, clinical neuroscientist and bestselling author Dr. Daniel Amen shares simple steps to boost your brain to help you live longer, look younger and dramatically decrease your risk for Alzheimer’s disease.

Friday, March 14

9:00 p.m.  Suze Orman’s Financial Solutions for You

As always, Suze’s advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special’s central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money."

11:30 p.m.  Celebration of Blues & Soul: The 1989 Inaugural Concert

This March will be the world television premiere for this never-before-seen historic concert featuring Steve Ray Vaughan and some of the biggest names in blues and rock history performing their greatest hits. Recorded during a live Presidential Inaugural concert event in 1989, the video and audio tapes of this concert were presumed lost for more than 20 years.

Saturday, March 15

12:00 pm  Suze Orman’s Financial Solutions for You

As always, Suze’s advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special’s central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money."

1:30 p.m.  Under the Streetlamp: Let the Good Times Roll

Under The Streetlamp, with their unique style and modern Rat Pack persona, bring the American Radio Songbook to a whole new level in their second PBS pledge special. With the mantra, "Retro never sounded so now" these four extremely talented and charismatic former cast members of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys provide an electrifying concert produced at the renowned Star Plaza Theater.

3 p.m. 60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music)

60s POP, ROCK & SOUL: MY MUSIC is a concert hosted by beloved icons Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees. The special features hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Every song is a classic from the decade of peace, love and profound social change – sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations

5 p.m.  Ed Slott’s Retirement Rescue for 2014!

The program is a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement. Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action.

7 p.m. Lawrence Welk’s Big Band Splash

Lawrence Welk and his great orchestra, from the television show in the 70s and early 80s, plays the music of the Big Band Era and salutes legendary friends, including Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and others.

9 p.m.  Ed Sullivan’s Rock and Roll Classics – The 60s (My Music)

From the late 1940s ’til the early 1970s, millions of viewers of all ages saw great musical acts each Sunday night on "The Ed Sullivan Show." This installment in the MY MUSIC series presents classic song performances from 1963-1968. From the Beatles’ American television debut to the Doors’ infamous one-time-only appearance to the Rolling Stones, and more, the special focuses exclusively on full-length music performances that evoke the spirit of that decade’s youth movement.

11 p.m. Under The Streetlamp: Let The Good Times Roll

Under The Streetlamp, with their unique style and modern Rat Pack persona, bring the American Radio Songbook to a whole new level in their second PBS pledge special. With the mantra, "Retro never sounded so now" these four extremely talented and charismatic former cast members of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys provide an electrifying concert produced at the renowned Star Plaza Theater.

Sunday, March 16

11 a.m. Under The Streetlamp: Let The Good Times Roll

Under The Streetlamp, with their unique style and modern Rat Pack persona, bring the American Radio Songbook to a whole new level in their second PBS pledge special. With the mantra, "Retro never sounded so now" these four extremely talented and charismatic former cast members of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical Jersey Boys provide an electrifying concert produced at the renowned Star Plaza Theater.

12:30 p.m. Titanic – Band of Courage

BAND OF COURAGE is a dramatic special, driven by the music and the story of eight musicians who were brought together on the only voyage of the Titanic and whose names will forever be linked for their extraordinary courage against the back story of the Edwardian Era, the great ship and those who heard them play.

2 p.m.   Nature: Ireland’s Wild River

The Shannon is Ireland’s greatest geographical landmark and the longest river. It is both a barrier and highway — a silver ribbon holding back the rugged landscapes of the west from the gentler plains to the east. For a year, wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson lives on the river on a quest to film the natural history of the Shannon as it has never been seen or heard or experienced before

3:30 p.m.  David Arkenstone’s Symphonic Adventure

Join 3-time Grammy nominee and world beat visionary DAVID ARKENSTONE for a dazzling, innovative, multi-media concert event celebrating his 25th year in the music industry! This cutting-edge blend of spectacle and music features the incredible acrobatics of CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE and their interpretations to David’s epic music. A full symphony orchestra, dancers, Celtic dancers, choir and guest artists join David for a magical and inspiring performance for all ages.

5:00 p.m. Dr. Wayne Dyer: I can See Clearly Now

Dr. Wayne Dyer presents personal stories as well as various philosophical and poetic illustrations to explain that each of our lives is a tapestry composed of all of the choices we’ve made and will make. There are no wrong roads taken once we understand the forces propelling us towards our life’s purpose.

8 p.m. Classical Rewind (My Music)

Classical Rewind visits the greatest compositions and composers of all time. The program weaves the stories of their works with visual interpretations of the music set to iconic images of nature, fantasy, historical locations, architecture and art. Interviews with contemporary performers in both the classical and popular arenas offer shared musical memories and personal favorites. The program is designed to reach both long-time music lovers as well as those beginning the journey of exploring the masterworks

11:30 p.m.  Titanic – Band of Courage

BAND OF COURAGE is a dramatic special, driven by the music and the story of eight musicians who were brought together on the only voyage of the Titanic and whose names will forever be linked for their extraordinary courage against the back story of the Edwardian Era, the great ship and those who heard them play.

Monday, March 17

8 p.m. Big Band Vocalists

This special looks back at the greatest "crooners" and "canaries" of the 1940s, featuring the greatest vocalists of the period when they started their careers performing with orchestras and dance bands, with the most popular singers ultimately becoming stars on their own.

10 p.m. Ed Sullivan’s Rock and Roll Classics – The 60s (My Music)

From the late 1940s ’til the early 1970s, millions of viewers of all ages saw great musical acts each Sunday night on "The Ed Sullivan Show." This installment in the MY MUSIC series presents classic song performances from 1963-1968. From the Beatles’ American television debut to the Doors’ infamous one-time-only appearance to the Rolling Stones, and more, the special focuses exclusively on full-length music performances that evoke the spirit of that decade’s youth movement.

Tuesday, March 18

8 p.m. Moments to Remember: My Music

Patti Page and Nick Clooney co-host new performances and archival classics from the vault. MOMENTS TO REMEMBER, featuring many more legends of the late fifties and early sixties pop era. In this trip down memory lane, the late Frankie Laine came out of retirement to "spend one more night in our old rendezvous" singing his sentimental "That’s My Desire." Archival performances from Rosemary Clooney and Perry Como round out this nostalgic program.

10:30 p.m.  Great Performances:  Dukes of September

Rock & roll royalty Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers) and Boz Scaggs join forces to form their own new super group The Dukes of September, delighting audiences with high octane new performances of their greatest hits, along with other chart-topping favorites from the 60s and 70s.

Wednesday, March 19

8 p.m. Rick Steves’ Italy: Cities of Dreams

Travel guru Rick Steves tours the ancient glories and back-street riches of three great Italian cities – Rome, Venice and Florence

10:00 p.m.  Ed Slott’s Retirement Rescue for 2014!

The program is a powerful call-to-action for American consumers concerned about their retirement. Ed Slott defines the monumental fiscal problems facing Americans and provides a step-by-step solution to creating a plan of action.

Thursday, March 20

8 p.m. An Evening with Doc Watson & David Holt

AN EVENING WITH DOC WATSON & DAVID HOLT spotlights the signature sound and indomitable spirit of five-time Grammy winner and National Medal of Arts honoree Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (1923-2012). Blind since childhood, Doc developed an innovative flat-picking style of playing guitar and, with his son Merle, helped lead the folk roots revival of the 1960s. David Holt, a fellow Grammy-winner, folklorist and longtime friend of Doc, hosts this celebration of song and story. In this three-act concert, recorded in 1998 at North Carolina’s Appalachian State University, Doc, David and Richard Watson (Doc’s grandson) perform a variety of duets and solos

9:30 p.m. Dr. Wayne Dyer: I can See Clearly Now

Dr. Wayne Dyer presents personal stories as well as various philosophical and poetic illustrations to explain that each of our lives is a tapestry composed of all of the choices we’ve made and will make. There are no wrong roads taken once we understand the forces propelling us towards our life’s purpose.

Friday, March 21

9 p.m.  Classical Rewind (My Music)

Classical Rewind visits the greatest compositions and composers of all time. The program weaves the stories of their works with visual interpretations of the music set to iconic images of nature, fantasy, historical locations, architecture and art. Interviews with contemporary performers in both the classical and popular arenas offer shared musical memories and personal favorites. The program is designed to reach both long-time music lovers as well as those beginning the journey of exploring the masterworks

10:30 p.m.  Rick Steves’ Festive Europe

RICK STEVES’ FESTIVE EUROPE captures Europeans doing what they do so expertly – celebrating the good life.

Saturday, March 22

Best of March Fundraising Showcase

Sunday, March 23

Best of March Fundraising Showcase

Monday, March 24

8 p.m.  Our Town: Lancaster, Ohio

9:30 p.m.  Our Town: Lancaster, Ohio                                                                                     

 

 

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