Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Arts
3:13 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"Vampire Weekend" performs on Austin City Limits on Saturday, October 26th

Indie rock band Vampire Weekend plays songs from its latest Modern Vampires of the City.

ACL presents indie rock with Vampire Weekend and Grizzly Bear. Vampire Weekend plays songs from its latest Modern Vampires of the City, while fellow New York act Grizzly Bear highlights its album Shields.

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

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Arts
3:10 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

PBS Arts Fall Festival presents "A Raisin in the Sun Revisited" on Friday at 9 pm

Jessica Frances Dukes and Kim James Bey in CENTERSTAGE's production of Beneatha's Place by Kwame Kwei-Armah, directed by Derrick Sanders.

Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking 1959 drama, A Raisin in the Sun, was the first Broadway play to depict the strength and humanity of an African-American family striving for a piece of the American dream by buying a house in a white working-class neighborhood in Chicago. More than 50 years later, playwright Bruce Norris created Clybourne Park, a sardonic Pulitzer Prize-of race, real estate and gentrification in America.

"A Raisin in the Sun" can be seen on Friday, October 25th at 9:00 p.m.

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Science
3:02 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria" on Frontline, airs on Thursday, October 24th at 7 pm

“Nightmare bacteria.” That’s how the CDC describes a frightening new threat spreading quickly in hospitals, communities and across the globe. FRONTLINE reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise of untreatable infections: from a young girl thrust onto life support in an Arizona hospital, to a young American infected in India who comes home to Seattle, and an uncontrollable outbreak at the nation’s most prestigious hospital, where 18 patients were mysteriously infected and six died, despite frantic efforts to contain the killer bacteria.

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Science
2:56 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"Bentley, Pt. 2" on Raw to Ready airs on Wednesday at 9 pm

Black Bentley on assembly line

It’s a century-old obsession to find the right raw materials to build a car that is fit for both king and race car driver — perfectly luxurious and perfectly fast. The Bentley Motor Company has built common raw ingredients into their signature Mulsanne, an engineering achievement made possible by aluminum, leather, iron, wood and pigment.

"Bentley, Pt. 2" on Raw to Ready airs on Wednesday, October 23rd at 9:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Science
2:51 pm
Fri September 20, 2013

"Making Stuff Wilder" on Nova can be seen on Wednesday at 8 pm

David Pogue and the Making Stuff Wilder crew meet Boston Dynamics' LS3 4-legged robot

Host and New York Times technology columnist David Pogue returns to the acclaimed miniseries, which this time explores how technology makes stuff faster, colder, safer and wilder.

"Making Stuff Wilder" on Nova airs on Wednesday, October 23rd at 8:00 p.m.

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