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MUSIC, SELF-HELP & SO MUCH MORE THIS WEEK ON LPB

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(Monday night, we remember Antiques Roadshow's historic visit to Red Stick.)

Tonight, relive Antiques Roadshow's visit to Baton Rouge. In this first episode, see great highlights such as a book autographed by the guest's college roommate - Jim Morrison of The Doors! At 8:30, find out more about the public persona and private life of singer-songwriter John Denver.

Can you believe that the lovely, talented ladies of Celtic Woman have been entertaining us for a decade? Tune in tonight at 7 for ten years of fan favorites. Then at 8:30, the angelic voices of the boy choir Libera will be performing hymns and folk classics.

Get some good advise about getting healthier and feeling better about yourself Wednesday night. At 7, Dr. Christiane Northrup has seven steps that celebrate the wisdom of growing older. At 8:30, Dr. Michael Roizon shares secrets of losing weight, living longer, and finding total body wellness.

Thursday night on LPB, enjoy some time with Doc Martin. At 7, Doc Martin's Portwenn is a behind-the-scenes look at the series, including interviews with cast members. Then at 8, Martin learns that the town's new police officer has narcolepsy.

Friday night is our news and informational lineup. It all starts at 7 with the state's only weekly newsmagazine, LPB's Louisiana: The State We're In. In addition to giving you the latest news from around the state, Charlie and Shauna will also be announcing our 2015 Louisiana Young Heroes during the show. At 9, the ultimate Pink Floyd tribute band, Brit Floyd, recreates the Pink Floyd experience with music, lasers, and more. At 10:30, see Moody Blues front man Justin Hayward in concert.

Saturday at 8PM, Bobby Vinton hosts My Yearbook: 1960-1960. Relive these golden years of pop music! At 10, Daniel and Tana Amen talk about the myths and symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.

Before you go to bed Saturday night, be sure to set your clocks ahead an hour. Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday - spring ahead!

If you missed the finale of Season 5 of Masterpiece: Downton Abbey, catch it Sunday at 5PM. At 7, relive Great Broadway Moments from the Ed Sullivan Show hosted by Shirley Jones. At 8:30, John Mahoney takes us behind the scenes of Foyle's War.

YOU WON'T WANT TO MISS OUT ON AN EVENING WITH OUR LOUISIANA LEGENDS

LPB The 25th Annual Louisiana Legends Gala and Silent Auction will be held on Thursday, May 7 at the Old State Capitol in downtown Baton Rouge. The event honors the best and brightest of Louisiana’s sons and daughters who have distinguished themselves in a variety of disciplines and have brought honor to the state. Our 2015 honorees are the Honorable Kathleen Blanco, Robert Crais, Joe Dumars, Rolland Golden and Roger Ogden. Tickets are $150 per person or $275 a couple.

WE GAVE YOU EXTRA TIME TO PRODUCE AN AWARD-WINNING FILM

LPB If you are a budding filmmaker and want to show off your work, LPB is seeking local short films for the 2015 PBS Online Film Festival. This national online festival encourages independent filmmakers to submit their unique, thought-provoking creations for possible entry to the national PBS Online Film Festival. The only restrictions are that the films must be between three and 15 minutes long and must meet the technical criteria for the festival.

Anyone wanting to enter their film can send a link to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) so it can be reviewed. If you have questions about the technical requirements for the festival, send them to the same email address or go to our website.

The deadline for entries has been extended to March 11, 2015.

WATCH THEM ON LPB - THEN SEE THEM IN CONCERT

LPB The lovely, talented ladies of Celtic Woman return to Louisiana in May of 2015. See the Celtic Woman 10th Anniversary Tour on Friday, May 8th at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Tickets are available.

ENTER EACH DAY!

LPB Enter daily through March 15, 2015, for a chance to win the Grand Prize, a 5-day, 4-night trip for two adults from the U.S. to Great Britain. Visit the Iconic Highclere Castle, guided tours of scene locations and much more!

Entry into the Sweepstakes also includes a chance to win one of four monthly prizes – assorted Downton Abbey merchandise from shop.PBS.org.

Funding for Masterpiece is provided by Carnival, Viking River Cruises, Ralph Lauren, and Masterpiece Trust.

WE WOULD LOVE TO HANG OUT WITH YOU

LPB On LPB's Facebook page, we share programming highlights, information about upcoming events, breaking news, behind-the-scenes photos from our productions, interesting Louisiana tidbits, insider information on PBS' series - plus, we just like to have fun with our "fans!"

We would love to have you join our Facebook family of over 8,100 fans – go to LPB’s Facebook page and click “like!” Get the latest news about programs, events, and behind-the-scenes action. Louisiana Young Heroes and Louisiana Public Square have their own Facebook pages, too. You can also learn more about getting your children interested in reading through our Raising Readers page - plus see Pepé Noel's latest post!.

You can also follow LPB on Twitter and Pinterest - check out our new Bob Ross board. Also look for LPB on Instagram - lpb_org.

SEE MR. ROGERS' HEART-WARMING MESSAGE TO HIS GROWNUP FANS

LPB A few months before his death in 2003, Fred Rogers recorded this video message for those who grew up watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

SHOP LPB FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

LPB LPB has more than 250 informational, educational, inspirational and entertaining DVDs and books available on ShopLPB. Learn more about Louisiana's culture and history with programs such as Turning the Tide, Katrina's Smallest Victims, or Uncle Earl.

If you are a member of Friends you can get a 15% discount on all ShopLPB purchases. Check Visions for the code for savings.

Thanks for watching!

March 2-8, 2015

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