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Pictured: Aerial view of the St. Lawrence River. Exploring the 1000 Islands
Explore the beauty and wonder of the 1000 Islands, from its earliest explorers and settlers to present day. Discover the fascinating history of the 1000 Islands, from the first explorers to the development of tourism and the construction of hundreds of luxury hotels eventually destroyed by fire or torn down, to the new millionaires who built gilded-age mansions and castles on many of the islands to the lighthouses that guide massive freighters along the St. Lawrence Seaway.
Friday, July 31 at Noon ET

Pictured: Group of female flyers Breaking Through the Clouds: The First Women’s National Air Derby
In August of 1929 twenty women pulled on britches, snapped on goggles and climbed into their cockpits to race across the country. It was the first women's national air derby. There was the media darling, the Hollywood starlet, the aviatrix record breakers and the unforgettable foul-mouthed wife of a preacher. Together these women were flying in the face of anyone who believed women belonged on the ground. This documentary tells their story.
Friday, July 31 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: autumn scene on the Natchez Trace Parkway Natchez Trace Parkway: Traces Through Time
The Natchez Trace Parkway winds southwest for 400 miles from through the southern Appalachians foothills of Tennessee, among emerald forests of Alabama, and along bayous of Mississippi. More than a scenic drive, the Trace is a pathway through 10,000 years of history. Before the Europeans it was an ancient trail for America’s native peoples. In the 1820s, it became one of the most traveled roads in the United States. Today, the Natchez Trace Parkway is one of the most visited of all our National Parks.
Friday, July 31 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: Sean Chen, age 24 of United States, plays with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Virtuosity - The Cliburn
Watch the world’s best young pianists try to make a name for themselves at the Cliburn, a high-stakes piano competition that becomes as much a test of character as a musical proving ground. The winner is virtually guaranteed a performing career.
Friday, July 31 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: Ian McKellen as Freddie and Derek Jacobi as Stuart. Vicious, Part 3
Ash is confused about his career. Freddie, who has an important audition coming up, suggests Ash pursue acting and teaches him the tricks of the trade. When Ash secures an acting role after only one audition, Freddie is thrown into a state of depression. Stuart must come up with a plan to renew his confidence. Meanwhile, Violet seeks advice from Freddie and Stuart about her tumultuous love affair with her Hungarian boyfriend.
Friday, July 31 at 10:30 pm ET


Pictured: Media Meet program logo Media Meet
“Birds and Birders”

An account of birds prevalent, or not so, in our region and observations on birds, the environment and related matters from those who study and enjoy them.
Saturday, August 1 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 8/2 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: Mary Fahl at the microphone Mary Fahl Live in Concert
Singer-songwriter Mary Fahl first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s folk-rock/adult alternative group, October Project. As a solo artist, her musical inspirations have expanded to include classical, medieval and world music. In this 2013 performance at the historic Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, PA Fahl performs the world debut of “Exiles: The Wolves of Midwinter” and a preview of her new album.
Saturday, August 1 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 8/3 at Noon ET

Pictured: program title graphic Night of the Proms
“Barry Hay of Golden Earring, Andrea Bocelli & John Miles, Al Jarreau, Roxette”

"Barry Hay of Golden Earring belts out a rockin' "Radar Love." Esteemed tenor Andrea Bocelli was catapulted to fame at Night of the Proms. He joins the great John Miles for an unforgettable "Miserere" duet. Al Jarreau brings his original style to "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing." Pop rock superstars Roxette wrap this episode with "The Look."
Saturday, August 1 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: Austin City Limits program logo Austin City Limits
“Kacey Musgraves/Dale Watson”

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. Texas country reigns on tonight’s AUSTIN CITY LIMITS with Kacey Musgraves and Dale Watson. Contemporary songwriter Musgraves sings tunes from her winning LP Same Trailer Different Park, while honky-tonker Watson plays tunes from throughout his career.
Saturday, August 1 at 11 pm ET

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Join host Jim Koski for our 37th High School Bowl quiz tournament. U.P. and northern Wisconsin teams compete in a battle of speed and knowledge. Exercise your brain, play along and cheer on your local team.
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Host Bill Hart and guests explore the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes region.
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