Arts
2:14 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Leonard Cohen: Live in London can be seen on Saturday, December 1st at 6:30 pm.

This special features definitive renditions of classic songs drawn from singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen's 40-year repertoire.

Influential singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen performs at London's 02 Arena during his 2008 UK tour. The program features definitive renditions of classic songs drawn from Cohen's 40-year repertoire.

Leonard Cohen: Live in London airs on Saturday, December 1st at 6:30 pm.

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Shots - Health News
2:05 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Matching DNA With Medical Records To Crack Disease And Aging

A light micrograph image of telomeres, shown in yellow, at the end of human chromosomes. Women tend to have longer telomeres than men and tend to outlive men, according to new research matching genetic information with medical records.
Peter Lansdorp Visuals Unlimited/Corbis

Originally published on Wed November 21, 2012 3:29 pm

A massive research project in California is beginning to show how genes, health habits and the environment can interact to cause diseases. And it's all possible because 100,000 people agreed to contribute some saliva in the name of science.

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Arts
2:04 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Ed Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969 airs on Thursday, November 29th at 9:00 pm

“Proud Mary” by Creedence Clearwater Revival is one of many classic rock hits featured in this special.

From the U.S. television debut of the Beatles in 1964 to the Doors’ infamous one-time-only appearance, “The Ed Sullivan Show” brought the greatest musical acts in the world into America’s living rooms every Sunday night. This new MY MUSIC special features both the Beatles and the Doors as well as memorable performances from other superstars of the 60s pop-rock era, including the Mamas & the Papas, the Rolling Stones, Johnny Rivers, the Beach Boys, Tom Jones and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

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Arts
2:00 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Enjoy the beautiful music of Celtic Woman during Celtic Woman: Believe on Wednesday, November 28th.

Celtic violinist Máiréad Nesbitt and vocalists Lisa Lambe, Lisa Kelly and Chloë Agnew perform classic Irish songs, timeless pop anthems and inspirational songs — all with the signature Celtic Woman twist.

Internationally renowned for alluring stage productions and songs of heartwarming inspiration, the singing sensation Celtic Woman presents a new chapter of musical enchantment to be enjoyed by the entire family. The extravagant production was filmed at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, with a dazzling array of visual and musical effects, including a 20-piece orchestra, seven-piece Celtic Woman Band, 16-piece Atlanta Bagpipe Band, lush vocal harmonies from the 10-member Aontas Choir and a 30-member children’s choir, serving as the backdrop to the grace and beauty of Celtic Woman.

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Arts
1:55 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Nature presents, "Animal Odd Couples" during Winterfest 2012

Kasi(Cheetah) and Mtani (Dog).

Despite the odds, there are countless stories of the most unlikely cross-species relationships imaginable: a goat guiding a blind horse; a doe who regularly visits her Great Dane surrogate mother; a juvenile gibbon choosing to live with a family of capuchins, and so on. Instincts gone awry? The subject has mystified scientists for years. Now, NATURE investigates why animals form these special bonds. Informed by the observations of caregivers and noted scientists Temple Grandin and Marc Bekoff, the film explores what these relationships suggest about the nature of animal emotions.

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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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