PROGRAM LISTINGS
Apr. 3 – Apr. 9, 2016

 

Arts, Drama, Culture

 

CALL THE MIDWIFE

Season 5, Part 1 of 7

Sun., April 3, 7:00 pm

New

 

It’s 1961 and Poplar is beginning to feel the winds of social change, along
with improvements in housing, sanitation and healthcare.

 

Season 5, Part 1 of 7
Witness a couple’s disagreement over the future of their child, born without
arms and legs. Patsy, elated to find Delia fully recovered from her accident,
is dismayed to learn that Delia’s mother wants her to move back home to Wales.

 

GRANTCHESTER SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE

Part 2 of 6

Sun., April 3, 8:00 pm

New

 

Reverend Sidney Chambers (James Norton) and Inspector Geordie Keating
(Martin Green) return for another round of mysteries. Together, the sensitive
vicar and the hard-bitten cop make perfect crime-solving partners.

 

Part 2 of 6
A professor dies in a suspicious fall. A government agent warns Geordie to
back off the case. Meanwhile, Sidney is warned off an old flame, but finds
a new prospect.

 

MR. SELFRIDGE SEASON 4 ON MASTERPIECE

Part 2 of 9

Sun., April 3, 9:00 pm

New

 

Jeremy Piven returns as the flamboyant American entrepreneur Harry Gordon
Selfridge, who founded the famous London department store, Selfridges.
Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Selfridge creates a
theater of retail where any topic or trend that is new, exciting, entertaining,
or just eccentric, is showcased. In his personal life, as in his business, he
is addicted to the sensational, which creates exciting complications for all
concerned. Season Four picks up the Selfridge story in 1946.

 

Part 2 of 9
To Gordon’s horror, Harry and Jimmy make a high-risk deal. Meanwhile, Harry
courts one of the Dolly twins, Jimmy courts Mae and Elizabeth Arden
courts Kitty.

 

10 Buildings That Changed America

Sun., April 3, 10:00 pm

Encore

 

Geoffrey Baer hosts this survey of 10 influential buildings in a cross-country
journey of American architecture. Meet the daring architects who imagined them
and learn the stories of how they came to change the way we live, work,
worship, learn, shop and play.

 

NA MELE

Waipuna

Mon., April 4, 7:30 pm

Encore

 

Kale Hannahs, David Kamakahi and Matt Sproat of the acclaimed Hawaiian music
group Waipuna present their interpretation of Hawaiian music, accompanied by
hula dancer Jaimie Kennedy. From “Malama Mau Hawaii,” a selection from
Waipuna’s first album, to “E Mau Ke Aloha,” composed by David’s father,
Dennis Kamakahi, Waipuna will take you through a joyful musical cycle.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Tucson, AZ, Part 2 of 3

Mon., April 4, 8:00 pm

New

 

Discover hidden treasures in Tucson, such as a Jackie Robinson archive from
around 1938, a 1960 GMT Master model Rolex with the original box and papers,
and diamond and onyx jewelry, ca. 1920.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Detroit, MI, Part 1 of 3

Mon., April 4, 9:00 pm

Encore

 

Highlights from Detroit include a 1970 Andy Warhol poster signed by Warhol
himself; an early 20th-century collection of locally crafted Pewabic pottery;
and a working script of The Wizard of Oz, used on set by Bert Lahr,
fondly known as the “Cowardly Lion.”

 

INDEPENDENT LENS

Welcome to Leith

Mon., April 4, 10:00 pm

New

 

Explore how residents of a North Dakota town struggle against a notorious
white supremacist. As his behavior becomes more threatening, tensions soar
and the residents desperately look for ways to expel their unwanted neighbor.

 

LONG STORY SHORT WITH LESLIE WILCOX

Sabra Kauka

Tues., April 5, 7:30 pm

New

 

Sabra Kauka strives to honor the place Hawaiian values have in our modern
world. As a cultural practitioner and teacher on Kauai, she helps sustain
and perpetuate Native Hawaiian traditions by sharing her knowledge with
future generations.

 

This program will be rebroadcast on Wednesday, April 6 at 11:00 pm and Sunday,
April 10 at 4:00 pm.

 

10 Homes That Changed America

Tues., April 5, 8:00 pm

New

 

Visit homes that transformed residential living, from grand estates like
Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater to the
pueblos of Taos, New Mexico, and the tenements of 19th-century New York.

 

Secrets of Saint John Paul

Tues., April 5, 9:00 pm

New

 

Examine previously unknown correspondence between Pope John Paul II, now a
saint, and an American woman. Through hundreds of letters, a deep
relationship begun between then-Cardinal Wojtyla and Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
continued after he became pope. Though there is no suggestion in the letters
or in the documentary of any impropriety between Pope John Paul II and Dr.
Tymieniecka, what we learn from his letters sheds informative light on both
his intellect and his humanity.

 

A CHEF’S LIFE

Gone Clamming, Part I

Wed., April 6, 7:30 pm and 11:30 pm

Encore

 

A Chef’s Life is a cooking and documentary series that takes viewers inside
the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, opens a
fine dining restaurant in her small hometown in Eastern North Carolina. Each
episode follows Vivian out of the kitchen and into cornfields, strawberry
patches and hog farms as she hunts down the ingredients that inspire her menus.
Using a chef’s modern sensibilities, Vivian explores Southern cuisine, past
and present – one ingredient at a time. A celebration of true farm-to-table
food, the series combines the action and drama of a high-pressure business
with the joys and stresses of family life.

 

Gone Clamming, Part I
Travel with Vivian to the Charleston, North Carolina Wine and Food Festival,
the South’s premiere gathering of world-class chefs and food folk. A
clamming trip with low-country legend “Clammer Dave” adds a bit of adventure.

 

Olympic Quest: Teshya and Clarissa

Thurs., April 7, 8:00 pm

New

 

This special presentation celebrates two Olympic hopefuls from Hawaii: Teshya
Alo and Clarissa Chun. They are competing in the U.S. Olympic Wrestling Trials
on April 9-10 in Iowa City.

 

The film Winning Girl follows the four-year journey of Hawaii teenager
Teshya Alo, whose sights are set on taking the gold at international judo and
wrestling championships. Throughout, she also faces the challenges of
growing up.

 

Then, Clarissa Chun talks to Leslie Wilcox about her experiences in what she
calls a “fun but gruesome” sport. Long before winning an Olympic bronze medal
in wrestling, Clarissa started competing in judo at age 7. By the time she
took up wrestling at Roosevelt High School, Clarissa was unfazed about
grappling with both boys and girls.

 

GLOBE TREKKER

Delhi & Agra

Thurs., April 7, 10:00 pm

New

 

Delhi is an incarnation of seven cities all born out of a bloody history.
It’s a city teeming with extraordinary life flowing through the 22 million
Hindu and Muslim inhabitants who make India’s capital one of the most
vibrant in the world. It’s also what attracts trekker Ian Wright to explore
Delhi’s old quarters, bargain bazaars and monuments. Ian also takes in
spectacular visits to the Taj Mahal in Agra, and the holy town of Haridwar
in Uttarakhand.

 

WELL READ

Elizabeth Strout: My Name Is Lucy Barton

Thurs., April 7, 11:00 pm

New

 

Writer Elizabeth Strout’s latest novel tells how a simple hospital visit
becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter.

 

JAZZ

Our Language (1924-1928)

Fri., April 8, 9:00 pm

Encore

 

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns tells the story of jazz – the quintessential
American art form. The 10-part series follows the growth and development of
jazz music from its beginnings to the present.

 

Our Language (1924-1928)
Follow musicians Louis Armstrong, Bessie Smith, Bix Beiderbecke, Benny
Goodman, Artie Shaw, Sidney Bechet, Ethel Waters and Duke Ellington, who
begins his incomparable career as the pre-eminent composer in jazz history.

 

JAZZ

The True Welcome (1929-1935)

Fri., April 8, 10:30 pm

Encore

 

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns tells the story of jazz – the quintessential
American art form. The 10-part series follows the growth and development of
jazz music from its beginnings to the present.

 

The True Welcome (1929-1935)
Amid the Depression, the Lindy Hop begins to catch on at dance halls. The
reminiscences of two of Harlem’s great dancers, Frankie Manning and Norma
Miller, inform the episode. As swing dancing catches on, a new kind of big
band jazz begins to emerge.

 

MOVEABLE FEAST WITH FINE COOKING

Maui, Hawaii

Sat., April 9, 7:00 pm

Encore

 

This series combines flavorful ingredients, top chefs and beautiful locations
for the ultimate dining experience. In the third season of the Emmy-nominated
series, Australian Chef Pete Evans goes coast-to-coast, and across the sea,
traveling to Nashville, Louisville, Miami, San Antonio, Hawaii and other US
locations to meet the best chefs in each area and cook a delicious meal that
incorporates local and seasonal ingredients.

 

Maui, Hawaii
Pete explores, cooks and dines with two of the island’s excellent chefs,
2014 Maui Chef of the Year Isaac Bancaco, and founder of the mobile kitchen
Maui Fresh Streatery, Kyle Kawakami. The adventure starts with some off–shore
fishing. Back on shore the team prepares a modern take on a traditional Maui
feast at the spectacular Noho‘ana Farm known for its taro and poi.

 

Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions

Sailing the Danube

Sat., April 9, 7:30 pm

New

 

The Danube River flows through nine countries and is one of the great rivers
of Europe. Burt Wolf stops in Nuremberg, Germany, where we take a look at
the works of Albrecht Durer, master artist of the 14th century. Next, it’s
a visit to Salzburg, Austria, with a walk through the streets where Mozart
lived and a tour of the ancient Melk Abbey. The program ends with a visit
to Hungary’s capitol, Budapest.

 

THE STORY OF WOMEN AND ART

New

 

In this three-part series, Professor Amanda Vickery explores the story of
female creativity through the ages with a fascinating art history tour from
the Renaissance to the 20th century. Vickery shows how a familiarity with
female artistry helps us to understand the ways societal attitudes toward
women and their artistic endeavors have evolved throughout the years.

 

Part 1 of 3

Sat., April 9, 8:00 pm

 

Professor Vickery begins her journey in Florence, cradle of the Renaissance.
This was a world where women’s private lives and creativity were well hidden
behind closed doors. Vickery encounters intrepid art historians who, as they
have discovered long-forgotten works in basements, storeroom and convents,
also uncover the incredible stories of female artists who fulfilled their
artistic ambitions, despite myriad social constraints placed upon them.
Leaving the opulence and excess of Catholicism behind, Vickery heads north,
discovering how the Protestant Reformation created a very different
artistic landscape.

 

Part 2 of 3

Sat., April 9, 9:00 pm

 

Professor Vickery turns the spotlight on Britain – a new world leader in
innovation, manufacturing and commerce, and France – home to the finest
and most extravagant court of the 18th century. It’s a world defined by male
artists like Joshua Reynolds and Thomas Gainsborough. Yet this was a world
shaped, styled and designed by women. Much of the art produced by women had
the status of “amateur” – a word that had yet to acquire the negative
connotations it holds today.

 

Part 3 of 3

Sat., April 9, 10:00 pm

 

Professor Vickery explores the explosion of creative opportunities seized by
women from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century. At a time when women were
beginning to demand greater social and economic freedoms and boldly forge
independent paths, female creativity would not only triumph in traditionally
male-dominated artistic arenas but redefine the very notion of what art could
be. One artist, in particular, forged the most unconventional of paths while
using conventional mediums: Georgia O’Keefe. O’Keefe founded an artistic
movement from her New Mexico retreat, proving that with courage and talent
women could be recognized as world class artists.

 

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS

Beck

Sat., April 9, 11:00 pm

Encore

 

Singer/songwriter Beck plays songs from his album Morning Phase along
with some of his greatest hits.

 

Public Affairs

 

THE OPEN MIND

Sun., April 3, 6:00 pm

New

 

Hosted by Alexander Heffner, this weekly public affairs program is a
thoughtful excursion into the world of ideas, exploring issues of national
and public concern with the most compelling minds of our times.

 

FRONTLINE

Putin’s Way

Tues., April 5, 10:00 pm

Encore

 

FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that
have surrounded Vladimir Putin’s reign in Russia. Tracing his career back
over two decades, the program examines how the accumulation of wealth and
power has led to autocratic rule and the specter of a new Cold War.

 

POINT TAKEN

Tues., April 5, 11:00 pm

New

 

Hosted by Carlos Watson, an Emmy Award-winning journalist and co-founder/CEO
of OZY Media, this weekly late-night debate series champions spirited and
civil conversation. Each half-hour program focuses on a single topic, and
features journalists, artists, academics and experts who will passionately
and persuasively explore all sides of a key issue.

 

HIKI NŌ

Thurs., April 7, 7:30 pm

Encore

 

This special edition of HIKI NŌ highlights some of the best stories from
the winter quarter of the 2015-16 school year. Besides being excellent
stories, the features in this compilation were also selected for how they
reflect the values of Generation Z: people born in 1995 or later. HIKI NŌ
students, currently middle and high schoolers, are part of Generation Z.
National surveys show that, in general, Gen Z-ers are tech-savvy
entrepreneurs who are very aware of the world’s problems and are looking
for practical ways to solve them. They are empathetic to others, socially
conscious, tend not be gender- or age-biased and share an affinity with
senior citizens.

 

The stories featured in this compilation, along with the Gen Z trends they
reflect, are:

 

“A Home for Larenzo” (Waianae Intermediate School – Oahu)

 

A student leader at the Waianae Boys and Girls Club is found to be homeless.

 

Gen Z trend: They are growing up in a post 9/11 world during a recession,
with 1 in 4 American children living in poverty.

 

“Science Teacher” (Sacred Hearts Academy – Oahu)

 

A female science teacher at an all-girls school receives national
recognition from President Obama.

 

Gen Z trend: Traditional gender roles are being challenged.

 

“Ukulele Hale” (Mid-Pacific – Oahu)

 

An ukulele virtuoso decides to open his own music school rather than be
employed by someone else’s school.

 

Gen Z trend: Entrepreneurship is in their DNA.

 

“Dog Wheelchair” (Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School – Kauai)

 

An 8th grade girl uses an engineering app to design and build a wheelchair
for her disabled dog.

 

Gen Z trend: They use technology to solve problems.

 

“Deaf Cheerleader” (Maui High School – Maui)

 

A deaf high school student is determined to do everything her hearing peers
can do, including being part of the Junior Varsity cheerleading squad.

 

Gen Z trend: They are empathetic and accepting of differences.

 

“Joe Young” (Kapaa Middle School – Kauai)

 

A retired police officer beats prostate cancer without surgery, radiation,
or chemotherapy. His cure: leading a happy life.

 

Gen Z trend: They have a great affinity and respect for elders.

 

“Iloreta Brothers” (Kapaa High School – Kauai)

 

A young man with Cerebral Palsy and his brother participate in long
distance runs to promote their social awareness campaign called “I Am My
Ability, I Am Not My Disability.”

 

Gen Z trend: They exhibit social entrepreneurship.

 

This edition of HIKI NŌ is hosted by HIKI NŌ alumna, University of
Hawaii at Manoa Communications/Political Science major, and Gen Z-er
Shisa Kahaunaele.

 

This program encores Saturday, April 9 at 12:00 pm and Sunday, April 10 at
3:00 pm. You can also view HIKI NŌ episodes on our website, www.pbshawaii.org/hikino.

 

WASHINGTON WEEK WITH GWEN IFILL

Fri., April 8, 7:30 pm

New

 

For 40 years, WASHINGTON WEEK has delivered one of the most interesting
conversations of the week. Hosted by Gwen Ifill, it is the longest-running
public affairs program on PBS and features a group of journalists
participating in roundtable discussion of major news events.

 

CHARLIE ROSE – THE WEEK

Fri., April 8, 8:00 pm

New

 

This weekly series features the iconic TV anchor’s focus on the events and
conversations shaping this week and the week ahead. Drawing on conversations
from his nightly PBS program and new insightful perspectives from around the
world, it captures the defining moments in politics, science, business,
culture, media and sports.

 

THE MCLAUGHLIN GROUP

Fri., April 8, 8:30 pm

New

 

THE MCLAUGHLIN GROUP is an unscripted forum featuring some of the greatest
political analysts in the nation.

 

Science and Nature

 

NATURE

Saving Otter 501

Wed., April 6, 8:00 pm

Encore

 

This is the story of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s 501st attempt to save a
stranded orphan otter. From her discovery as a newborn pup crying on the
beach, through her rehabilitation in secret roof tanks atop the Monterey
Bay Aquarium, follow Otter 501 as she learns how to survive in the wild.

 

NOVA

Vikings Unearthed

Wed., April 6, 9:00 pm

New

 

They were pioneering warriors, expert seafarers and colonists of the North
Atlantic realm. The Vikings even claimed in their sagas to have reached
America. Now, Dr. Sarah Parcak uncovers new clues about their legendary expeditions and settlements.

 

History

 

Buried History with Mark Walberg

Avalon

Thurs., April 7, 9:30 pm

Encore

 

Every town has a story…you just have to know where to dig. Host Mark
Walberg visits Catalina Island, off the Southern California coast, and the
city of Avalon. There, he uncovers important residents and families of the
past, the history of development of the island into a popular tourist
destination, celebrity sightings and even a few mysteries.

 

DIY

 

ROUGH CUT: WOODWORKING WITH TOMMY MAC

Computer Table with Al D’attanasio

Sat., April 9, 2:00 pm

New

 

Hosted by carpenter, craftsman and educator Tommy MacDonald, the sixth
season of this series offers woodworking enthusiasts the confidence to
fulfill their furniture-making dreams. With help from his friends Al, Eli
and Steve and special guests, Tommy creates bold and inspiring woodworking
designs. Tommy also travels to historic landmarks around the country
for inspiration.

 

Computer Table with Al D’attanasio
Tommy is joined by Al D’Attanasio to build a computer table.

 

ASK THIS OLD HOUSE

Sat., April 9, 2:30 pm

New

 

Scott visits a 19th-century home in Saint Paul, MN to install a light
fixture. Richard gives a mom peace of mind with an overflow drain.

 

THIS OLD HOUSE

This Old New House

Sat., April 9, 3:00 pm

New

 

Tommy and Kevin visit a factory, as general contractor Erik Kaminski watches
the first shipment of framing parts leave. Richard visits the property as
blasting of the rock ledge begins. The foundation is poured.

 

MARTHA BAKES

Fruit Curds

Sat., April 9, 4:00 pm

New

 

Martha Stewart demonstrates innovative techniques for preparing brilliantly
colored fruit curds for three special desserts: an irresistible pucker-
worthy lemon tart with a rich brown butter-cookie crust; cupcakes filled
with passion fruit curd; and a raspberry curd filling for an elegant
genoise.

 

AMERICA’S TEST KITCHEN FROM COOK’S ILLUSTRATED

A Roast for the Holidays

Sat., April 9, 4:30 pm

New

 

Host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Bridget
Lancaster to learn how to make the fennel-coriander top sirloin roast.
Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews carving boards. Finally, test cook
Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the crispiest duck fat-
roasted potatoes.

 

JACQUES PEPIN: HEART & SOUL

Ocean Harvest

Sat., April 9, 5:00 pm

New

 

Jacques Pépin presents his final series, featuring demonstrations of his
impeccable technique along with candid exchanges between Jacques and his
family and friends.

 

Ocean Harvest
Jacques showcases four sophisticated seafood servings, starting with an
expertly executed tuna a la minute. He goes on to garnish flaky
grilled bacalao with an assortment of zesty olives. Last up is pasta and
shrimp with pressed caviar shavings cooked al dente.

 

SIMPLY MING

Texas 4

Sat., April 9, 5:30 pm

New

 

SIMPLY MING returns for another season of mouth-watering recipes, celebrity
appearances and culinary road trips. Each episode kicks off with a technique
demonstration, followed by two dishes – one prepared by a nationally renowned
guest chef and one by host Ming Tsai. This season focuses on comfort food –
from childhood classics to melting-pot dishes from around the world.

 

Texas 4
Chef Ming cooks with Dallas chef Omar Flores from Casa Rubia. On the menu:
octopus a la plancha with romesco verde and saffron potatoes;
plus beer batter shrimp and jalapenos with lemon-garlic aioli.