(Opera returns to LPB Friday at 9PM.)
CAPITOL BEAT - NEWS FROM THE STATE SEAT!
Capitol Beat, Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s daily legislative roundup, airs Monday through Thursday at 6:57 and 9:57PM and mornings at 5:57AM on LPB HD through the end of the Legislative Session on June 4. It also airs on LPB2 at 8:58 and 10:56PM and it airs on LPB3 at 7:57 and 11:57PM. The reports can also be streamed online after 5PM each weekday on LPB's website.
AUDRA MCDONALD IS IN CONCERT THIS FRIDAY
The Baton Rouge Symphony presents Audra McDonald in concert at the Baton Rouge River Center on Friday, May 17th at 7PM. LPB has the best seats in the house! For a $100 donation to Friends of LPB, you will receive one orchestra ticket on the first four rows to see the Live from Lincoln Center host in concert! To get your tickets, call Friends of LPB at (225) 767-4214 or (800) 272-8161, ext. 4214 or go to the LPB Box Office.
PBS KIDS GO! WRITERS CONTEST WINNERS
Congratulations to the first place winners of LPB's "PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest:"
YOU COULD WIN THE GOLDEN TICKET!
Enter Antiques Roadshow's 2013 "Golden Ticket" Sweepstakes daily through July 31, 2013, for a chance to win a trip for two to the Roadshow this August in Richmond, Virginia. This 3-day, 2-night trip features a VIP tour of the production venue, appraisals of your items, lunch with ROADSHOW staff, and an Antiques Roadshow gift bag! Travel to Richmond must be from August 16-18, 2013. Enter at PBS.org/roadshowsweeps.
DON'T MISS CELTIC THUNDER IN NEW ORLEANS
You can catch Celtic Thunder's Mythology tour at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Sunday, November 17th. For a $150 donation, you will get one concert ticket - PLUS one meet-and-greet pass. A $100 contribution gets you one concert ticket. Show time is 7:30PM - the meet-and-greet will be at 5:45PM. Go to the LPB Box Office to order your tickets.
AS LONG AS YOU ARE ONLINE....
On LPB's Facebook page - we share programming highlights, information about upcoming events, breaking news, behind-the-scenes photos from our productions - plus, we just like to have fun with our "fans!"
KIDS HAVE APP-ETITES, TOO
Are you ready to go on an around the world, ABC adventure with the “SUPER WHY! ABC Adventures: Alphabet" app? Your child can do just that while playing a comprehensive collection of five interactive literacy games that help build strategies and skills to master the alphabet. With each game hosted by a different Super Reader, your child will be introduced to uppercase and lowercase letters, the order of the alphabet, common letter sounds and writing letters in fun and exciting ways! This is a Parents' Choice - Gold Award winner.
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT SHOPLPB!
LPB has more than 250 informational, educational, inspirational and entertaining DVD's available on ShopLPB. Meet some of the people important to Louisiana history in programs such as Uncle Earl, Ernest J. Gaines: Louisiana Stories, and Lindy Boggs: Steel & Velvet.
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May 13-19, 2013
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