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This Week on LPB - March 5-11, 2018

MUSIC OF ALL GENRES ARE IN THE SPOTLIGHT ON LPB THIS WEEK:

LPB (Celebrate five decades of everybody's favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers, in a special Tuesday night on LPB.)

Tonight at 7PM, see a special edition of Antiques Roadshow. Check out unseen appraisals such as a Vairocana Buddha, circa 1410. At 8:30, Rick Steves' Special: European Easter takes us to various festivities during Holy Week. At 10, get a glimpse of the upcoming Masterpiece series based on Louisa May Alcott's classic tale during Little Women: A Timeless Story.

Tuesday at 7PM, LPB celebrates Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, which premiered nationally 50 years ago and is just as meaningful and beloved now as it was then. Mister Rogers: It's You I Like is hosted by Michael Keaton and features interviews with celebrities who were influenced and inspired by Fred Rogers. At 8:30, enjoy the harmonies of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb in The Bee Gees: One for All Tour - Live in Australia 1989. Enjoy their greatest hits, as well as some rarely-heard selections. At 10:30, see an encore of Mister Rogers: It's You I Like.

Witness the innovative science and conservation measures used to bring the famed Louisiana Black Bear back from the verge of extinction Wednesday at 7PM on Alive! In America's Delta: Black Bear Comeback. At 8PM, Nature introduces us to Naledi, an orphaned baby elephant who finds her place in the herd with the help of her caretakers. At 9:30PM, Dr. Daniel Amen will show you how to supercharge your memory and remember what matters most to you.

Get ready, Parrotheads! On Jimmy Buffett: Buried Treasure, airing Thursday at 7PM, a collection of Buffett's early songs are showcased, many recorded in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama. At 8:30, Ed Slott discusses changes to the tax code and advises how to protect your savings. Then, see an encore of Jimmy Buffett: Buried Treasure at 10:30.

What's going on at the State Capitol and elsewhere in Louisiana? Find out Friday at 7PM on Louisiana: The State We're In. At 8PM, travel through the Central Coast of California on Samantha Brown's Places to Love. At 8:30, chart-topping songwriter, producer, and maestro to the stars David Foster is joined by Josh Groban, Blake Shelton, Celine Dion, and other superstars for great performances. At 10:30, see the Rolling Stones perform the entire Sticky Fingers concert live in concert.

Saturday at 6PM, see an encore of The Bee Gees: One for All Tour - Live in Australia 1989. At 8PM on Queen Rock the World, see Freddie Mercury and the band in a film of their 1977 tour with songs from their News of the World album, such as "We Are the Champions" and "We Will Rock You." Aretha Franklin and Lou Rawls host Rhythm, Love & Soul at 9:30PM. R&B, Motown, and soul legends including Gloria Gaynor, Peaches & Herb, and The Spinners perform their biggest hits from the 60s and 70s. At 11:30, Australian Pink Floyd recreates the musical and visual concert experience of one of rock music's most iconic groups.

Sunday at 6PM, the beautiful ladies with the voices of angels perform in Celtic Woman - Homecoming: Ireland. Hear "Amazing Grace," "You Raise Me Up," and much more. At 8PM, see an all-star celebration in Concert for George. The concert, organized by George Harrison's widow Olivia along with Eric Clapton, features Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, and others including Harrison's look-alike son Dhani.

WITH THE LUCK OF THE IRISH, YOU'LL BE HEADED TO DUBLIN

LPB Get ready for the experience of a lifetime! Fly and enjoy first class service on your way to the Emerald Isle and the Fair City of Dublin. Recently named as one of National Geographic's Best Trips 2018, Dublin is described as "Europe’s largest village." This modern, yet traditional city is filled to the brim with charm!

Raffle tickets will be on sale until Sunday, May 13 at midnight. Only 300 raffle tickets will be sold. $100 per raffle ticket. Purchase your tickets onine or call (225) 767-4214.

LPB WANTS YOU TO ENJOY AN EVENING OUT

LPB You have to experience Celtic Woman live in concert on their "Homecoming" tour. LPB has tickets for their Friday, May 4 performance at the Raising Cane's River Center Arena. Get an orchestra ticket for a $75 contribution.

LPB also has tickets to see guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa in concert in Shreveport or New Orleans. A $200 contribution gets you an orchestra ticket and meet and greet pass for the performance at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium on Friday, May 18 or at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Saturday, May 19. A $150 contribution secures an orchestra ticket for either performance.

DUMP THE HUNK OF JUNK WHILE SUPPORTING GREAT PROGRAMMING

LPB Thinking about selling your car, boat, motorcycle, truck or other vehicle? Donate it to LPB instead! When you donate your vehicle to LPB you will be supporting all the programs you love; plus, you can receive a tax deduction when you itemize your return.

Just call 855-522-0582 (toll-free) or fill out the online web form and we'll take care of the rest, including pick–up, at no cost to you. Once your vehicle has been sold, you'll be sent a receipt for your tax records, and the sale proceeds will be donated to LPB in your name. You will also receive a one-year membership to LPB.

LPB PASSPORT IS READY WHEN YOU ARE

LPB Whenever or wherever you have some down time, LPB Passport is available for you. LPB Passport provides Friends of LPB members extended access to their favorite public television programs - including full seasons of many current and past series - from any computer, smartphone or tablet. See great LPB and PBS programs anytime you want!

New programs are added to Passport each week! Enjoy episodes from your favorite PBS series! Latest additions include: We’ll Meet Again: Rescued From Mount St. Helens; Queen Elizabeth’s Secret Agents (Part 1); and Animals With Cameras: A Nature Miniseries (Part 1). Plus, the ENTIRE first AND second seasons of Victoria are available for binge-watching!

LPB Passport is another benefit of joining Friends of LPB at the Family Level.

WATCH LPB'S PRESS CLUB AND NEWSMAKERS ANYTIME

LPB On Press Club this week, Sec. Jack Montoucet of Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries and his staff discussed their push for the first overall license fee hike in 15 years. Watch Press Club anytime on LPB's website or on LPB's YouTube channel.

This week on Newsmakers, Governor John Bel Edwards gave an update on what's happening in Louisiana. Watch Newsmakers on LPB's website, or on LPB's YouTube channel.

SHOW YOUR APPRECIATION FOR MISTER ROGERS

LPB What impact did Mister Rogers have on your life? If you could thank him, what would you say? We want to see your video - and we may use it on LPB Tuesday night during the premiere of Mister Rogers: It's You I Like. Please go to lpb.org/thankyou for details.

YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE THE PINKALICIOUS PARTY APP

LPB It’s a Pinkalicious Party! In this Pinkalicious & PeterrificTM app, children use their imagination and creativity to plan and design a party with Pinkalicious and her friends.

The Pinkalicious Party app reinforces the arts curriculum with open-ended experiences that let kids explore the visual arts, music, and the creative process of art-making. Whether it’s decorating cupcakes or creating a piñata for her friends, each experience is unique and pinkatastic in its own way!

SO MANY GEMS IN SHOPLPB

LPB Gumbo Island is a Louisiana culture and history show for Kindergarten through 4th grade aimed at multi-disciplinary learning. Each show visits locations and people around the state. Young host Britt Henderson models for youngsters the polite way to approach new situations with a sense of adventure and curiosity. The shows features the use of something Britt calls a Gumbo Island Adventure Journal. Teachers are encouraged to use this opportunity to start students building their own "adventure journals" featuring facts, pictures and things they find interesting. Children are encouraged to shout "Gumbo Island" when Britt asks for help in a magical transport.

Be sure to browse all of the DVD's, digital downloads, books, t-shirts, and more available through ShopLPB. If you are a member of Friends, you can get a 15% discount on all ShopLPB purchases. Check Visions for the code for savings.
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