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Guitarist-singer-songwriter Lindsey Buckingham

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Tavis Smiley
PBS


The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer talks about reuniting with the iconic band, Fleetwood Mac, for its "On With The Show" concert tour. Continue


Roberto Alagna and Elīna Garanča: Final scene of Carmen

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Great Performances
PBS


The deadly rage and passion of Don José, played by Roberto Alagna, is unleashed upon his former lover, Carmen, played by Elīna Garanča, in this final scene of Bizet's Carmen. Deborah Voigt hosts Encores! Great Performances at the Met, featuring 19 unforgettable arias and duets selected from the past eight seasons of broadcasts, airing in December 2014 on PBS stations (check local listings). Continue


DSO: Red Violin Concerto with Elina Vahala

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Detroit Arts
PBS


Finnish violinist Elina Vahala makes her Detroit debut with John Corigliano's cinematic "Red Violin" concerto Continue


Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga on Making Cheek to Cheek LIVE!

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Great Performances
PBS


Lady Gaga calls the PBS concert Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek to Cheek LIVE "my favorite television performance that I've ever done." She describes the quality of the musicianship on stage under jazz legend Tony Bennett's leadership, and Bennett gives her career advice for the future. Continue


Spoon "Do You"

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Austin City Limits
PBS


Spoon perform "Do You" on their fourth appearance on Austin City Limits. Continue


Classic Hollywood Musicals

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PBS Specials
PBS


Join Nick Clooney on a tour of the Golden Age of movie musicals sure to leave you singing for days. Featuring performances by Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds, Elvis Presley, James Cagney and more. Continue


Encores! Great Performances at the Met

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Great Performances
PBS


Hosted by Deborah Voigt, the special covers a wide range of operatic ground, from heartbreak to hilarity, delivered by such artists as Natalie Dessay, Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming and more. Featuring 19 arias and duets selected from the past eight seasons of Great Performances at the Met broadcasts, performed by today’s greatest opera stars and talents. Check your local PBS station for air date. Continue


The Road Films: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope

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American Masters
PBS


At the age of 37, Bing Crosby had 24 films behind him and his Hollywood career was at a crossroads. He found the perfect comedic partner in Bob Hope, with whom he had first performed on stage in 1932. Starting in 1940, Hope and Crosby would star in seven "Road" films. This film excerpt from American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered is rich in archival footage of interviews and film. Continue


Turning yarn into graphic design on a chain-link fence

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chain-link fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art. Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became HOTTEA. Eric Rieger, or HOTTEA, ties yarn to chain link fences to create street art installations. Continue


Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize Preview

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Gershwin Prize
PBS


“Billy Joel: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize” is a PBS music special honoring singer-songwriter Billy Joel’s receipt of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The evening will include performances by Joel, as well as Tony Bennett, Kevin Spacey, LeAnn Rimes and many more. The program will premiere Friday, January 2, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS. Continue


Deborah Voigt in Wagner's Tristan and Isolde

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Great Performances
PBS


As Isolde in Richard Wagner's opera, Deborah Voigt sings "Liebestod" (Love Death) after Tristan's death and before Isolde's own. Deborah Voigt is also the host of Encores! Great Performances at the Met, airing in December 2014 on PBS stations (check local listings). Continue


Curtain Up: The School of American Ballet Workshop

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Live From Lincoln Center
PBS


Meet the ballet stars of tomorrow, rehearsing and performing in four of George Balanchine's most celebrated works. The program includes rare behind-the-scenes glimpses of the rehearsal process featuring some of SAB's illustrious faculty members, including Darci Kistler, Suki Schorer and Susan Pilarre. Continue


Inside Melissa Etheridge's guitar case

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge shows the NewsHour's Gwen Ifill her extensive collection of guitars and told the story behind a few special instruments. Continue


Why adults want Samuel L Jackson to read to them at bedtime

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


Adam Mansbach, author of “Go the F*ck to Sleep," explains why Samuel L Jackson was his first choice for the audio book in this online exclusive. For more Art Beat: newshour.pbs.org/art Continue


Bing Crosby, An All-Purpose Singer

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American Masters
PBS


Bing Crosby recorded thousands of songs during the height of his career. Singer and pianist Michael Feinstein and Ken Barnes, who wrote songs with Crosby in the 1970s, talk about Crosby's prolific output of songs and the variety of genres he recorded. Continue


From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2015 - Preview

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Great Performances
PBS


Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the sixth time to host the festive annual New Year’s celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Zubin Mehta, from Vienna’s Musikverein. The Vienna State Ballet dances to both the “Students Polka” and the “Wine, Women and Song Waltz” in the palatial main building of Vienna’s 650-year-old university. Continue


DSO: Rachmaninoff's 3rd Piano Concerto with Garrick Ohlsson

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Detroit Arts
PBS


The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's performance of Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto with pianist Garrick Ohlsson. Continue


Turning yarn into graphic design on a chain-link fence

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


A graphic designer by trade, Eric Rieger, better known as HOTTEA, uses the inherent grid of chain-link fence as the backbone for his non-destructive, yarn-based instillation art. Rieger shares his history with the art form and explains how he became HOTTEA. Eric Rieger, or HOTTEA, ties yarn to chain link fences to create street art installations. Continue


Miami Book Fair International Highlight Show - 11/24/14

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Book View Now
PBS


Jeffrey Brown hosts Day 3 highlights from the Miami Book Fair International 2014 featuring interviews with well-known authors and personalities such as John Cleese, Azar Nafisi, Marlon James, and Questlove. Continue


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