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Pictured: Paul McCartney Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song In Performance at the White House
President and Mrs. Obama host a 2010 concert in honor of musician Sir Paul McCartney’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The event in the White House East Room includes performances by McCartney himself and Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jonas Brothers, Herbie Hancock, Emmylou Harris, Corinne Bailey Rae, Dave Grohl, Faith Hill, Lang Lang and Jack White, with remarks by Jerry Seinfeld.
Friday, July 25 at 1 pm ET

Pictured: Jessica Lynn Jessica Lynn - This Much Fun - Live from the Winery at St. George
America's fastest rising Country/Pop star, Jessica Lynn in her first full length concert television special, filmed live in a century and a half old stone church, now the historic Winery at St. George. This fun family music program features Jessica and her 13 piece band performing twelve brand new songs and gives us an intimate up close introduction to Country Music's newest face.
Friday, July 25 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: Tina Fey Tina Fey: The Mark Twain Prize
A film and television triple threat (writer/producer/actor), Tina Fey kicked off her career with the legendary Second City improv troupe and then spent nine years at “Saturday Night Live,” where she became the show’s first female head writer. Winner of three Emmys, two Golden Globes and four SAG awards, Fey has earned legions of fans for her quick, unapologetic wit and social commentary. A galaxy of comedy stars take the stage at the Kennedy Center to honor Fey with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Friday, July 25 at 9 pm ET

Pictured: Nebraska artist Emery Blagdon Emery Blagdon and His Healing Machine
With pliers in hand, Nebraska artist Emery Blagdon fashioned pieces of wire into patterns and attached foil, beads, ribbons and cast-off items. He hung the creations in his rural Nebraska shed, creating an environment he believed could generate natural energy from the earth and heal the sick. When he died, friends of the man who wore unkempt hair, a long beard and overalls found a way to save his creations. This program tells the story of this visionary artist, his work and its preservation and placement in Wisconsin’s prestigious John Michael Kohler Art Center.
Friday, July 25 at 10:30 pm ET


Pictured: Media Meet program logo Media Meet
“Upper Peninsula Bee Culture”

A look at the contributions to agriculture by the humble bee. Topics include beekeeping in the region and ecological threats to bees.
Saturday, July 26 at 6:30 pm ET
Repeats 7/27 at 2:30 pm ET

Pictured: The High Line winds through neighborhoods, buildings, and years of New York City history. Great Museums: 'Elevated Thinking' The High Line in New York City
Narrated by actress Susan Sarandon, GREAT MUSEUMS: ELEVATED THINKING explores a uniquely captivating public space — High Line Park in New York City. Recycled from a defunct elevated railroad, High Line Park hovers 30 feet in the air and winds through 22 blocks of Manhattan. This "self-sown wilderness" of woodlands, thickets, prairies and meadows rises above busy streets and runs from the historic Meatpacking neighborhood through the Chelsea Art District to Hell's Kitchen.
Saturday, July 26 at 8 pm ET
Repeats 7/28 at Noon ET

Pictured: program title graphic Just Seen It
In this new series, film school graduates and entertainment professionals review the newest films in theaters, on TV and cable. This week reviewers look at movies to be announced.
Saturday, July 26 at 10:30 pm ET

Pictured: French band Phoenix Austin City Limits

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of American music. This week, French band Phoenix plays tunes from its latest LP Bankrupt! and other hits, including “Lisztomania,” “1901” and “Entertainment!”
Saturday, July 26 at 11 pm ET

Pictured: Sheryl Crow Live from the Artists Den
“Sheryl Crow”

Celebrating its fifth year on public television, the innovative concert series LIVE FROM THE ARTISTS DEN rolls out six brand-new episodes featuring Billboard-topping, Grammy-winning artists performing in intimate venues ranging from a historic theater in Los Angeles to a high-school gymnasium in Austin, Texas. This seeason, nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow delivers a powerhouse performance in the ornate Grand Ballroom of The Plaza hotel in New York City. Crow tears through 18 songs, leading her six-piece band in a career-spanning set that includes her breakthrough hit, "All I Wanna Do," right up to her new single, "Callin' Me When I'm Lonely." Other acts include French superstars Phoenix ("Lisztomania"), singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles ("Gravity") and indie rockers Vampire Weekend ("A-Punk"). This week: Sheryl Crow.
Saturday, July 26 at Midnight ET

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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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