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Islands Without Cars
A unique 6-part independent travel series, hosted by Kira Cook, takes a rare and whimsical look at life on islands without cars exploring islands in the western hemisphere’s developed world that have managed to keep a well-worn foot in the past by restricting or forbidding the use of motorized vehicles.
Mexico: One Plate at a Time Season 12
Rick asked. His fans answered. For the 12th season of “Mexico: One Plate at a Time - Bayless’ Best Ever” Rick Bayless returns to bustling Mexico City for an exploration of the country's most vibrant classics. These are the dishes Rick's social media followers asked to know. Always the teacher, Rick takes us into the market stalls, street vendors and restaurants — both rustic and refined — for lessons in the essential ingredients before returning to his Mexico City apartment to prepare his “best ever” versions. Back home in Chicago, Rick puts a contemporary, and sometimes unexpected, spin on the Mexican favorites.
Hear Us explores the journey of three gifted young musicians as they pursue their dream of becoming world-renowned classical soloists, and how together, against all odds, they are given the opportunity to play in one of Europe’s preeminent concert halls.
Portraits in Architecture
Meet prize-winning architects who design classical and traditional buildings and cities. They’re the winners of the Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame, an award given annually since 2003 to living architects whose work “embodies the highest ideals of traditional and classical architecture. Each 30-minute program follows host Geoffrey Baer as he visits the architects across America and in Europe, traces their life stories, hears about their philosophies, and gets a tour of some of their most notable works.
10 Streets, Monuments, and Modern Marvels that Changed America
A whirlwind tour of places where American history was made: from the streets that connect our cities, to the monuments that mark our battles, to the modern marvels that make our civilization possible. Find out which places made the list!
Soundstage returns in April with an eclectic season of musical performances that are fun, fierce, and will have you rocking all night long! The pioneering music television series kicks off this spring with more intimate performances by a cross-genre roster of artists, including iconic band Chicago celebrating the 50th anniversary of their album Chicago II, American Idol Runner-Up Katharine McPhee, two Grammy Award winning A Capella groups performing together — The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6, music legend and Doobie Brother Michael McDonald, and new duo RSO (Richie Sambora and Orianthi)!
RWANDA: THE ROYAL TOUR
This new 1-hour documentary is the latest edition of the groundbreaking Royal Tour series, in which Peter journeys to a select country to offer audiences access to extraordinary locations, historic landmarks, and cultural experiences, guided by some of the most dynamic and powerful heads of state around the world. Rwanda: The Royal Tour follows journalist Peter Greenberg as he ventures deep inside the country known as the “land of a thousand hills” with the ultimate tour guide — the President of Rwanda himself, Paul Kagame.
In a fractured nation, what ideals do we share in common? To find out, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy teams up with his Stanford University colleague Condoleezza Rice to investigate the idea of a unifying American creed. Their thorny, cross-partisan inquiry frames the stories of activists, each of whom is striving to realize his or her own vision of America’s promise across a deep divide.