Arts
1:51 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Super Brain with Dr. Rudy Tanzi airs on KENW during Summerfest

Harvard Medical School professor Rudy Tanzi takes advantage of cutting-edge research to show the way to maximize the brain’s potential.

Dr. Rudy Tanzi explores new discoveries in neuroscience that maximize the potential of the human brain in practical and actionable ways. Dr. Tanzi crosses the next horizon in brain functioning where every person can reach a higher level of fulfillment and achievement by harnessing the brain’s hidden potential for change, creativity and intelligence. He demonstrates techniques for keeping the brain youthful and retaining mental acuity as we age, and dispels long-held myths, including “aging in the brain is irreversible” and “the brain’s hard wiring cannot be changed.”

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Arts
1:47 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Brenda Watson is back with a new program airing on Sunday, December 2nd at 11:30 am

Brenda Watson

Internationally renowned digestive care expert Brenda Watson returns to public television with her new program, The Heart of Perfect Health. Brenda shares compelling evidence of the connection between digestive health and heart health, and includes easy, simple ways to protect and strengthen the heart by balancing the gut and achieving healthy digestion.

The Heart of Perfect Health can be seen on Sunday, December 2nd at 11:30 am.

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Arts
1:41 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones can be seen on Wednesday, March 13th at 9 pm

Mick Jagger, Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Keith Richards and Ron Wood at Chicago's Checkerboard Lounge in 1981.

On November 22, 1981, the Rolling Stones arrived in Chicago prior to playing three nights at the Rosemont Horizon. Long influenced by the Chicago blues, the band paid a visit to see legendary bluesman Muddy Waters perform. It didn’t take long before Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Ian Stewart were joining him on stage. Later, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and Lefty Dizz also played their part. Luckily, this amazing blues night was captured on camera and has now been restored from the original footage, with sound mixed and mastered by Bob Clearmountain.

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It's All Politics
1:38 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Rubio Dodges Question On Earth's Age

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in Iowa on Saturday.
Charlie Neibergall AP

Originally published on Tue December 4, 2012 5:25 pm

According to scientists, the Earth is about 4.5 billion years old. Most of the people who vote in presidential primaries aren't scientists, however.

Indeed, a Gallup poll this year reported that 46 percent of Americans (58 percent of Republicans, 41 percent of Democrats and 39 percent of independents) held a nonscientific belief in creationism, the religious-based view that humans were divinely created within the past 10,000 years.

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Arts
1:35 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

See one of America's finest fiddlers during Winterfest 2012

Jay Ungar and Molly Mason offer a musical celebration of the winter holiday season, a time when families gather round hearth and home to keep their spirits warm and bright.

This concert is a musical celebration of the winter holiday season, a time when families gather round hearth and home to keep their spirits warm and bright. Jay Ungar and Molly Mason are best known for “Ashokan Farewell,” the musical centerpiece of the Grammy Award-winning score of THE CIVIL WAR series, and other frequent collaborations with Ken Burns. In this new PBS special, produced and directed by four-time Emmy award winner Jim Brown, the Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Family Band is accompanied by the University of Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dr. Kevin P.

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Arts
1:25 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Nathan Pacheco captures the spirit of the season on Sunday, November 25th at 6:30 pm

This Christmas, Nathan Pacheco gives the gift of music, capturing the spirit of the season with inspirational, moving performances of holiday favorites.

This Christmas, renowned recording artist Nathan Pacheco gives the gift of music, capturing the spirit of the season with inspirational, moving performances of holiday favorites including “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” “White Christmas,” “Silver Bells” and an unforgettable rendition of the ultimate Christmas song, “O Holy Night.”

Christmas with Nathan Pacheco can be seen on Sunday, November 25th at 6:30 pm and on channel 3-1 on Tuesday, November 27th at 7:00 pm.

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Arts
1:21 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Motown: Big Hits and More airs Thursday, November 29th at 7:00 pm

The Four Tops return with classic 60s hits on MOTOWN: BIG HITS & MORE (MY MUSIC).

This program of original Motown classics from 1958 to 1968 features many first-time extended stereo mixes of Motown’s biggest hits, B-sides, album cuts and radio classics from the Temptations, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, the Supremes, the Miracles, Martha & the Vandellas and more. The MY MUSIC team spent the last year in the Motown vaults assembling this special, which features the biggest and best moments from past PBS Motown specials, enhanced and extended with additional footage and archival gems.

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The Salt
1:19 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Could Nate Silver Predict How Good Your Pumpkin Pie Will Be?

All out of nutmeg? The same algorithms that predicts your friends on Facebook can also figure out ingredient substitutions for your pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving.
Courtesy of Lada Adamic.

Originally published on Mon November 26, 2012 11:55 am

We've been hearing a lot recently about how algorithms can predict just about anything. They find long-lost friends on Facebook and guess which books we'll buy next on Amazon. Algorithms hit the big time this month, when New York Times blogger Nate Silver used mathematical models and statistics to correctly forecast the outcome of every state in the presidential election.

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The Two-Way
1:17 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Maybe Twinkies Do Last Forever: Union, Hostess Headed To Mediation

The big name in the Hostess lineup.
Scott Olson Getty Images

Originally published on Tue November 20, 2012 6:43 am

"Twinkies Saved! Hostess, Bakers Union Agree to Mediation, Avoiding Shutdown."

That's the "alert" this hour at CNBC.com.

Reuters has issued this "bulletin":

"US BANKRUPTCY JUDGE SAYS PARTIES AGREE TO MEDIATION ON TUESDAY IN HOSTESS CASE."

And according to The Associated Press:

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Arts
1:15 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Enjoy music from the 50s and 60s during Doo Wop Discoveries on Sunday, December 2nd at 5:00 pm

The Chiffons sing their 1960s smash “One Fine Day.”

DOO WOP DISCOVERIES (MY MUSIC) brings back pivotal R&B and pop vocal groups of the late 50s and 60s through never-before-broadcast archival and new live performances of their most loved hits. Pop music icons Smokey Robinson, Mike Stoller (of the writing team Lieber & Stoller), producers Mitch and Phil Margo of the Tokens, Aaron Neville, Neil Sedaka and more share their favorite doo wop styles and songs of the genre.

Doo Wop Discoveries airs and on Sunday, December 2nd at 5:00 pm.

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