Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
12:15 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Austin City Limits presents "Esperanza Spalding" on Saturday

Jazz/soul singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding

ACL presents an hour with jazz/soul singer/bassist Esperanza Spalding in support of her LP Radio Music Society.

Austin City Limits airs on Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 p.m. on channel 3 and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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Arts
12:07 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

"Silk, Pt. 2" on Masterpiece Mystery! airs at 10 pm on Friday

Shown: Maxine Peak as Martha Costello

As Martha defends a vulnerable teenager, the pupils are given their first opportunity to stand up in court. In a separate case at a police tribunal, she is forced to defend a police officer accused of racism. As the pressure continues to mount for Martha and the pupils, Clive receives some astonishing news that could change not only his personal life, but life at chambers for everyone.

"Silk, Pt. 2" on Masterpiece Mystery! can be seen on Friday, September 6th at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3.

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Politics
12:01 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

"The GOP: Seize the Center or Die?" on Intelligence Squared, Thursday at 7 pm

Listen to experts debate the future of the GOP.

2012 was a disappointing year for Republicans. The failure to win key swing states in the presidential election and surprising losses in the House and Senate have prompted some reflection. Was their embrace of small government, low taxes and a strong conservative stance on social issues at odds with shifting American demographics? Or did the GOP embrace the right platform but the wrong candidates? Debate Motion: The GOP: Seize the Center or Die? Arguing for the motion: David Brooks, op-ed columnist, The New York Times; Mickey Edwards, former U.S.

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Science
11:45 am
Tue August 27, 2013

"Global Health Frontiers: Dark Forest, Black Flies" airs on Wednesday at 9 pm

The resulting river blindness torments sufferers with intense itching, and eventually robs them of their sight. Narrated by Mia Farrow, the documentary highlights the field work and insights of scientists, health professionals and humanitarians, including former President Jimmy Carter, committed to combating this devastating disease.

In poor, remote communities across Africa, parasitic worms transmitted by small black flies infect millions. The resulting river blindness torments sufferers with intense itching, and eventually robs them of their sight. GLOBAL HEALTH FRONTIERS: DARK FOREST, BLACK FLY travels to the front lines of Uganda's fight to eradicate this devastating disease. Narrated by Mia Farrow, the documentary highlights the field work and insights of scientists, health professionals and humanitarians, including former President Jimmy Carter, committed to combating river blindness.

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Science
11:33 am
Tue August 27, 2013

"Money and Medicine" examines the medical, ethical, and financial challenges of healthcare spending

MONEY & MEDICINE – Kurt Thompson receiving proton beam therapy for prostate cancer.

Examine the medical, ethical and financial challenges of containing runaway healthcare spending. MONEY AND MEDICINE, in addition to illuminating the so-called waste and overtreatment that pervade our medical system, explores promising ways to reduce healthcare expenditures while improving the overall quality of medical care. With candor and poignancy, the documentary captures the painful end-of-life treatment choices made by patients and their families, ranging from aggressive interventions in the ICU to palliative care at home.

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