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A NEW MONTH WITH SO MANY GREAT PROGRAMS ON LPB

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Happy Labor Day! Relax with the kids and check out the new lineup of children's shows on LPB-HD. One highlight is a new half hour version of Sesame Street that will air at 1PM - that is in addition to the hour-long program airing at 9AM. Tonight, see two hours of Antiques Roadshow from Corpus Christi. Highlights include a Diego Rivera oil painting and John Lennon's autograph.

Tuesday night at 7, explore the inside story of the Cuban Missile Crisis. At 8, The Fidel Castro Tapes is the story of the Cuban dictator's turbulent career.

Feel like you are flying, diving, and soaring with Africa's birds over that animal-packed continent Wednesday at 7PM on Earthflight, A Nature Special Presentation. At 8, NOVA explores areas of Machu Picchu that have not been touched since the time of the Incas.

Lots of British mystery Thursday night on LPB! At 7, Father Brown investigates the deaths of two nuns. At 8 on The Bletchley Circle, Alice Merren is in prison for murdering a colleague. Then see part two of Bad Tidings on Midsomer Murders at 9.

Every Friday at 7PM, Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford fill you in on the important issues around our state on Louisiana: The State We're In. At 10PM, American Masters profiles gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Saturday, sit back and laugh at the British comedies on LPB starting at 7PM. At 9:30 on Masterpiece, the discovery of an elderly man's body in a field leads Inspector Lewis to investigate a funeral home.

If you missed parts one and two of Breathless on Masterpiece last Sunday, catch them this Sunday starting at 4PM. Then you will be ready for part three at 8PM. At 9:30 om Murder on the Home Front, pathologist Lennox Collins investigates the murders of young women in London during World War II.

PLEASE JOIN US WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR THE ROOSEVELTS

LPB LPB and the main branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library at 7711 Goodwood Blvd. will present a special 40-minute free preview of the new Ken Burns seven-part series The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait on Wednesday, September 3rd at 6:30PM. The 14-hour series is the latest project from the Peabody Award-winning producer/director (The Civil War, The War). The series will air from Sunday, September 14th through Saturday, September 21st at 7 and 9PM each night on LPB.

Please RSVP by calling (225) 767-4276 or by email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

ART, MUSIC & FOOD - FRIENDS OF LPB OFFERS IT ALL TO YOU

LPB Friends of Louisiana Public Broadcasting invite you to attend LPB ART ROCKS on Friday, September 19th from 5:30 to 8:30PM! Come celebrate the 2014 LPB Art & Travel Auction by viewing artworks and fine crafts from over 300 artists. Enjoy the sounds of the Michael Foster Project, see live painting, and more!

Light fare and beverages will be provided. For more information call (225) 767-4289 or visit our website.

FRIENDS OF LPB WANTS YOU TO HAVE AN EVENING OUT

LPB We have sold out of our $75 tickets to see Ethan Bortnick at the Baton Rouge River Center Theater on Friday, October 24th, but we still have tickets left at the $50 level!

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 and meet and greet passes are available.

For ticket information on any of these concerts, go to the LPB Box Office website or call (225) 767-4214 or (800) 272-8161, ext. 4214.

MEET BOB THE BUILDER IN WALKER

LPB LPB and Stine Lumber will welcome PBS Kids star The Builder for a special event on Saturday, September 27 from 10AM to 2PM at Stine Lumber in Walker. There will be a meet and greet with Bob, a Bob the Builder lookalike contest with prizes for everyone who enters, and a demonstration of some of heavy equipment like mini-excavators, backhoes and a skid-steer loader. Mighty Moms will collect non-perishable food items. Plus, meet Bubbles the Camel, and the Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness will be bringing the Mobile Command Center & a Military Grade Hum V. Kids will also get to make a craft to take home! The first 100 children at the event will receive a free work apron. It’s all free – for more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

EVERYONE COULD USE PERKS

Enjoy the savings power of LPB PerksConnect in your neighborhood, across Louisiana and nationwide. For more information visit our website at http://www.lpb.org/perks. lpb_card.jpg width=320 height=48 align=right

SPEND SOME TIME ONLINE WITH LPB

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

We would love to have you join our Facebook family that numbers nearly 7,600 fans – go to LPB’s Facebook page and click “like!” Louisiana Young Heroes and Louisiana Public Square have their own Facebook pages, too.

You can also follow LPB on Twitter and Pinterest.

SHOPLPB DAY OR NIGHT

LPB ShopLPB is filled with programs about the people in Louisiana's past and present. You can learn something from each and every one of these DVD's. How about Uncle Earl? This documentary highlights the life and times of Louisiana's other famous Governor Long--Earl. Featuring historic footage and thoughtful insights by those who experienced Uncle Earl, this biography is a fascinating look into Louisiana, its people and politics that made up Louisiana from the early to mid-20th century.

General Robert H. Barrow, USMC: A Legacy of Leadership is a documentary about General Robert H. Barrow, the 27th commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps - a man of unquestionable integrity, character and courage.

Ernest J. Gaines: Louisiana Stories is a documentary that covers the life of Ernest J. Gaines, author of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, A Gathering of Old Men, and My Father's House.

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

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SEPTEMBER 1-7, 2014

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