For decades, the Rockefeller name was despised in America — associated with John D. Rockefeller Sr.’s feared monopoly, Standard Oil. The world’s first billionaire, Rockefeller held 90 percent of the world’s oil refineries, 90 percent of the marketing of oil and a third of all the oil wells. Working methodically and secretly, he transformed an industry — and changed forever the way America did business.
This week on MARKET WARRIORS, the pickers travel to Chantilly, Virginia, for the DC Big Flea. This six-times-a-year indoor show finds the pickers trying to make a big score on their target assignment to find miniature furniture. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg observes some notable finds, which include a crocodile suitcase, a mid-century modern clock and a Chinese screen. This week’s winner is a clear favorite from the moment the auction begins at Quinn’s Auction Galleries in Falls Church, Virginia.
Market Warriors airs on Monday, February 11th at 8:00 pm.
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes and tUnE-yArDs bring experimental alt.pop to the ACL stage. The Zeroes support their LP Here, where Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes bring experimental alt.pop to the ACL stage with the LP Here. While tUnE-yArDs performs material from w h o k i l l.
"Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes" on Austin City Limits airs on Saturday, February 9th at 9:00 p.m. and at 10:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.
An acclaimed Hamlet himself in the RSC’s recent hit production (and another recent GREAT PERFORMANCES production), David Tennant meets with fellow Hamlets, including superstar Jude Law, comparing notes on the titanic challenge of playing the most iconic of all roles. He also tries, alongside Simon Russell Beale and Ben Whishaw, to master the meaning of the play and the reason why it is considered the greatest of Shakespeare’s works.
"Hamlet with David Tennant" on Shakespeare Uncovered can be seen on Friday, February 8th at 8:00 p.m. on 3-1 and 9:00 p.m. on 3-2.
SONG OF THE MOUNTAINS showcases the best talents in bluegrass and old-time country music from the heart of the region where it all began. Performances are held at the beautifully restored Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia. Hosted by Tim White.
Song of the Mountains can be seen on Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.