Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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8:54 am
Thu June 27, 2013

The "Steve Miller Band" performs on Austin City Limits on Saturday, July 6th

The Steve Miller Band performs classic blues tunes as well as hits.

ACL presents great American music with the Steve Miller Band and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. Miller performs classic blues tunes as well as his hits. The PHJB presents classic New Orleans jazz with special guests the Del McCoury Band and Jim James of My Morning Jacket.

"The Steve Miller Band" and the "Preservation Hall Jazz Band" perform on Austin City Limits on Saturday, July 6th at 9:00 p.m. and 12:00 midnight on channel 3 and at 10;00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

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Arts
8:46 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Hear Gustav Mahler's Adagio on Friday, July 5th at 9 pm

Conductor Pierre Boulez leads a concert featuring Mahler’s Adagio from Symphony No. 10 and Des Knaben Wunderhorn in THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA IN PERFORMANCE: BOULEZ CONDUCTS MAHLER airing Friday, July 5 2013 at 9 p.m. on PBS.

Pierre Boulez conducts Gustav Mahler’s Adagio from Symphony No. 10 in F-Sharp Major and “Des Knaben Wunderhorn” (“The Youth’s Magic Horn”), Songs for Voice and Orchestra, with soloists Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano, and baritone Christian Gerhaher. The concert opens with the romantic and melancholy Adagio and continues with the songs, based on texts from a collection of German folk poetry.

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Arts
9:50 am
Tue June 25, 2013

"Capitol Fourth 2013" airs on Thursday, July 4th at 7 pm and 8:30 pm

America’s favorite Independence Day celebration kicks off our country’s 237th birthday.

America’s favorite host, two-time Emmy Award-winning television personality Tom Bergeron (“Dancing With the Stars”) returns to host A CAPITOL FOURTH, starring music legend Barry Manilow, who is back by popular demand following his powerful debut performance on the show in 2009. Broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S.

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Arts
9:46 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Who is the "Silver Pharoah"? Secrets of the Dead airs on Wednesday, July 3rd at 9 pm

Psusennes silver coffin

The royal tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes I is one of the most spectacular of all the ancient Egyptian treasures - even more remarkable than that of Tutankhamen. So why hasn’t the world heard about it? What mysteries does it contain? And what does it reveal about ancient Egypt? The tomb was discovered filled with lavish jewels and treasure almost by accident in 1939 by the French archaeologist Pierre Montet while he was excavating in northern Egypt. The royal burial chamber came as a complete surprise – no Egyptologist had anticipated a tomb of such grandeur in this area.

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Science
9:32 am
Tue June 25, 2013

"Dogs Decoded" on Nova, airs Wednesday, July 3rd at 8 pm

NOVA investigates new discoveries in genetics that are illuminating the origin of dogs — with revealing implications for the evolution of human culture as well. Pictured: Rebel — a dog participating in a scientific study at the University of Lincoln to see how dogs see the world

Dogs have been domesticated for longer than any other animal on the planet, and humans have developed a unique relationship with these furry friends. New research is revealing what dog lovers have suspected all along: Dogs have an uncanny ability to read and respond to human emotions. What is surprising, however, is research showing that humans, in turn, respond to dogs with the same hormone responsible for bonding mothers to their babies. How did this relationship between humans and dogs evolve? And how can dogs, so closely related to fearsome wild wolves, behave so differently?

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