Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
8:33 am
Wed April 9, 2014

"The Civil Wars" and "Punch Brothers" perform on Austin City Limits

Punch Brothers showcase their latest album, Who’s Feeling Young Now?

ACL presents new American acoustic music with the Civil Wars and Punch Brothers. The Civil Wars play tunes from their Grammy-winning album Barton Hollow. Punch Brothers showcase their latest, Who’s Feeling Young Now?

Austin City Limits airs on Saturdays at 9:00 pm and midnight on channel 3 and at 10:00 pm on channel 3-1.

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Arts
8:23 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Peter Pan from the Milwaukee Ballet airs Friday, April 18th at 9 pm

Marc Petrocci as Peter Pan and Valerie Harmon as Wendy Darling in PETER PAN FROM THE MILWAUKEE BALLET, premiering Friday, April 18, 2014 at 9:00 pm.

Michael Pink’s adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s most famous work is performed by Milwaukee Ballet. This production brings to life Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and other notable characters, including a larger-than-life crocodile.

Peter Pan from the Milwaukee Ballet airs on Friday, April 18th at 9:00 pm on channel 3.

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Science
8:15 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Has dying changed over time? Aging Matters - End of Life airs Thursday, the 17th at 7 pm

Hosted by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kathy Mattea, AGING MATTERS — END OF LIFE weaves together personal stories of families and interviews with scholars, doctors and medical ethicists to examine the complicated experience of dying. Photo credit: David McClister.

AGING MATTERS — END OF LIFE weaves together personal stories of families and interviews with scholars, doctors and medical ethicists to examine the complicated experience of dying. The program explores the radical transformation of death and dying in the United States over the past 150 years, Americans' cultural unwillingness to face death, and the efforts in place to change how Americans understand and talk about dying. Among several topics, AGING MATTERS addresses the role of advance directives, palliative care and hospice in an end-of-life strategy.

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Science
8:10 am
Wed April 9, 2014

"Your Inner Reptile" on Your Inner Fish airs Wednesday, the 16th at 9 pm

Monitor Lizzard

A key moment in our evolutionary saga occurred 200 million years ago, when the ferocious reptile-like animals that roamed the Earth were in the process of evolving into shrew-like mammals. But our reptilian ancestors left their mark on many parts of the human body, including our skin, teeth and ears.

"Your Inner Reptile" on Your Inner Fish airs on Wednesday, April 16th at 9:00 pm on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Science
2:44 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

"Inside Animal Minds: Dogs and Super Senses" on NOVA airs the 16th at 8 pm

Dog and a puzzle box

What is it like to be a dog, a shark or a bird? This question is now getting serious attention from scientists who study animal senses. Humans rely on smell, sight, taste, touch and sound; other animals have super-powered versions of these senses, and a few have extra senses we don’t have at all. From a dog that seems to use smell to tell time to a dolphin that can “see” with its ears, discover how animals use their senses in ways we humans can barely imagine. But it’s not just the senses that are remarkable — it’s the brains that process them.

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