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  • Violectric, air potato on WUCF's radar

    Violectric, air potato on WUCF's radar
    WUCF-Channel 24 looks at the offbeat Orlando music group Violectric and the battle on the air potato in programs this week. Violectric, which mixes violins and violas with rock 'n' roll, will be featured on "WUCF Artisodes" at 8 p.m. Thursday on the PBS...
  • "Doc McStuffins" featuring Allentown native, nominated for daytime Emmy

    "Doc McStuffins" featuring Allentown native, nominated for daytime Emmy
    A preschool animated series starring the voice of an Allentown nativehas been nominated for a daytime Emmy. "Doc McStuffins" which stars Lara Jill Miller as the voice of Lambie, the best friend of Doc, has been nominated for outstanding writing in a...
  • Fred Armisen to host revamped Peabody Awards

    Fred Armisen to host revamped Peabody Awards
    At age 74, the Peabody Awards are getting a facelift via innovations to boost their profile, including host Fred Armisen and a red-carpet televised ceremony on May 31. "Armisen is not just a comedian but an inspired citizen whose singular take on life...
  • 'Civil War' getting high-def PBS repeat

    'Civil War' getting high-def PBS repeat
    If you loved "The Civil War" when it premiered in 1990, PBS wants you back for a repeat in September that will present the epic documentary in a newly restored, high-definition version. "I'm beyond excited," filmmaker Ken Burns said. "For the first...
  • Masada in CBS' 'The Dovekeepers': Bad storytelling in every way

    Masada in CBS' 'The Dovekeepers': Bad storytelling in every way
    The CBS two-part miniseries "The Dovekeepers," which begins Tuesday, is so bad it is virtually impossible to believe it exists in the current landscape of American television. It is so bad that a person could write books about its badness. It is so...
  • Westminster and Finksburg libraries April 1-7

    Westminster Library Branch The Westminster branch of the Carroll County Public Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, will offer the following programs this week. Registration is required only where noted. For more information, call 410-386-4488....
  • Best bets for April 1

    Best bets for April 1
    Music Big Sean: The rapper headlines Florida Atlantic University's annual Freaker's Ball hip-hop concert. Also appearing are Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick. 8 p.m., Florida Atlantic University Student Union, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, $5, $40, 561-297-...
  • Connecting kids with nature: 'Wild Child' author shares tips for parents

     Connecting kids with nature: 'Wild Child' author shares tips for parents
    Scott D. Sampson, host of the PBS Kids television series "Dinosaur Train," still has vivid memories of wading in a pond full of bloblike tadpoles when he was 4 or 5 years old. In "How to Raise a Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with...
  • 'Red Dot' at Annapolis Film Fest tells of solo sailor's journeys

    What better draw for a film festival in a sailing town than a movie about the world record voyage of Annapolis' own Matt Rutherford. For months in 2011 those who had heard of the plum-crazy character who set out in a leaky 27-foot sailboat with a mind...
  • 'Animal house' gets a new meaning

    'Animal house' gets a new meaning
    Remember when you were a kid, and you examined a bird's nest or a spider's web? It was fascinating stuff. "Animal Homes," a new three-part PBS series from "Nature," is sure to rekindle that childhood sense of wonder and amazement. "I'm an ecologist so...
  • PBS' 'Cancer' documentary cuts to the heart of the matter

     PBS' 'Cancer' documentary cuts to the heart of the matter
    Barak Goodman's three-part documentary, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies," is prefaced with the sort of "not suitable for all viewers" warning far more typical of a hard-R cable series than a PBS documentary that's not about the Holocaust. And...