(Sunday, Celtic Woman offers enchanting re-imagined versions of fan favorites from their treasure chest of Celtic songs.)
What do you get when you combine a member of Steely Dan, a Doobie Brother, and Boz Skaggs? You get the Dukes of September on Great Performances. Skaggs, Donald Fagen, and Michael McDonald join forces tonight at 7 to perform their own hits along with other chart-toppers.
Tuesday at 7PM, Dr. Wayne Dyer has a brand new special called I Can See Clearly Now. Travel with Dr. Dyer through his own experiences to learn principles to understand your life’s purpose.
Great music Wednesday night on LPB! At 7, Under the Streetlamp performs classic hits of the 50's, 60's, and 70's. Then enjoy the a cappella sensation Gentleman's Rule in Concert.
British Dramedy takes center stage Thursday night. At 7 on Father Brown, a man is stripped, pushed from a train, and stuck in a tree. Next on Doc Martin, Mrs. Tishell returns to the village, and Martin has to find out what is wrong with a beachcomber. At 9, Midsomer Murders: Super Sleuths goes behind the scenes of the series. We'll hear the the cast and crew.
Make Louisiana: The State We're In your Friday night viewing habit. At 7PM each week, Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford focus on issues that concern Louisiana citizens. At 9PM, Great Performances shines the spotlight on Bob Dylan. Hear popular musicians pay homage to Dylan and the songs that made him a legend.
Saturday at 6PM, the McGuire Sisters, the Lennon Sisters, the Four Aces, and others perform on Magic Moments - The Best of 50's Pop. Then see an encore of Dukes of September.
Sunday evening at 5:30, relax with The Tenors: Lead with Your Heart. Then the stunning and talent ladies of Celtic Woman celebrate the rich musical heritage of the Emerald Isles.
GET A GOOD SEAT TO SEE ELMO & HIS FRIENDS
No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!
Friends of LPB has your tickets to see it on Friday, March 21st at 6:30PM at the Baton Rouge River Center Arena! For a $63 donation, you will receive one Gold Circle Seat with VIP Meet & Greet Pass for either location. A $33 contribution gets you one Gold Circle Seat. For details or tickets, call (800) 272-8161, ext. 4214 or (225) 767-4214, or go to our website.
IT'S NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN A SUMMER GETAWAY
JOIN US TO HONOR THE 2014 LOUISIANA LEGENDS
It's the social event of the year! The 24th Annual Louisiana Legends Gala is on Thursday, May 8th starting at 6:30PM at the Old State Capitol. (Please forgive the error in our March Visions.)
This year's honorees are:
Former Governor Murphy J. "Mike" Foster
Former LSU Basketball Coach Dale Brown
Civic activist Mary Frey Eaton
Rock 'N Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy
Businessman & philanthropist W. Elton Kennedy
2014 Gala Stars:
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Kennedy Rice Mill
Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association
Paragon Casino Resort
The Almar Foundation
For ticket information, go to our website, or call Friends of LPB at (800) 272-8161, ext. 4214, or (225) 767-4214.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2014 LOUISIANA YOUNG HEROES
This year’s 2014 Louisiana Young Heroes are:
Thirteen-year-old Caroline Beard of Alexandria, a 7th grader at Alexandria Country Day School
Eighteen–year-old Joshua “Josh” Castille of Ville Platte, a senior at Sacred Heart High School
Fourteen-year-old Kamryn “Kami” Chauncy of Benton, a freshman at Benton High School
Sixteen-year-old Cody Crews of Deville, a sophomore at Cenla Christian Academy in Pineville
Thirteen-year-old Morgan Gautreau of Gonzales, an 8th grader at St. Theresa Middle School
Eighteen-year-old Elizabeth Kasongo of Baton Rouge, a junior at St. Joseph’s Academy
Seventeen-year-old Andrew Matthews of Baton Rouge, a junior Catholic High School
Sixteen-year-old Isaac McFarland of Keithville, a junior at Caddo Parish Magnet High School in Shreveport
LPB and the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge are proud co-presenters of this year’s event. Special thanks to our underwriters: Acadian Companies, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation, Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation, and CenturyLink. We look forward to sharing each of these inspirational students' stories with you soon!
Be sure to follow Louisiana Young Heroes on Facebook.
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HOT WEATHER...COLD WEATHER...ANY WEATHER...SHOPLPB
From Louisiana politics to Louisiana music to Louisiana culture and food, ShopLPB has it all!
In Lunch Louisiana Style, join Chef John Folse and his friends as they explore the history of Louisiana's culinary traditions in this entertaining and informative program. Learn about the indigenous foods of our state and how to prepare one of Louisiana's premiere dishes, GUMBO!!!
In Making Waves: Louisiana's Radio Story, meet the voices and characters of Louisiana's radio waves - people like New Orleans Rhythm and Blues disc jockeys "Dr. Daddy-O" and "Poppa Stoppa," and country greats Frank Page and Hank Williams from the popular radio program The Louisiana Hayride. The program combines rarely seen photographs and archival recordings with powerful videography and interviews with veteran announcers, radio program producers and listeners and lovers of that ever-lasting and growing medium of radio.
Louisiana Gardening is hosted by popular New Orleans gardener Dan Gill, the co-author of The Louisiana Gardener's Guide and the author of Month-by-Month Gardening in Louisiana. Gill gives tips on how to solve the problems that may keep you from having a great flower bed or vegetable garden. He is joined by camellia expert Art Landry, butterfly gardener Linda Auld, and Bill Fontenot, an expert on landscaping using native plants.
If you are a member of Friends you can get a 15% discount on all ShopLPB purchases. Check Visions for the code for savings.
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March 3-9, 2014
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