THIS WEEK, LPB IS HERE WITH YOU FROM LUNDI GRAS TO VALENTINES DAY

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(Wrap up Mardi Gras night by watching the pageantry of the balls and the historic Meeting of the Courts, which has taken place since 1882. See it on LPB2 starting at 9PM.)

For your Lundi Gras viewing pleasure, LPB gives you two hours of Antiques Roadshow tonight. In Little Rock, find out how much a 1985 Charles Schulz Snoopy sketch is work. Then in Atlanta, is a decorative egg with a Faberge mark all that it seems to be?

Happy Fat Tuesday! After a long day of parades, relax with LPB Mardi Gras night! At 7, Finding Your Roots uncovers how military service binds the families of Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore, and John McCain. At 9PM on LPB, enjoy the glitz and pageantry of The 2016 Rex Ball & The Meeting of the Courts of Rex & Comus. Interviews from Carnival royalty past and present will also be part of the broadcast.

Travel to Canada's Rockies Wednesday night at 7 to experience a moose calf's first year of life on Nature. At 9, from the perspective of space, trace humankind's journey from hunter-gatherer to dominant species on Humanity from Space.

Thursday night at 8, following Father Brown, see the PBS Democratic Presidential Debate 2016, A PBS NewsHour Special. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the DNC-sanctioned debate.

Friday at 7PM, see Louisiana's only weekly statewide newsmagazine, Louisiana: The State We're In. Charlie Whinham will fill you in on the happenings from the last week. At 9PM, American Masters presents a profile of blues legend B.B. King. At 10, David Bowie: Five Years surveys five pivotal years in the late performer's career.

The laughs are on LPB Saturday night starting at 7PM, At 9 on New Tricks, the team reopens a case involving the death of a graffiti artist. On Vera at 10, Vera must sift through evidence of grief and addiction while investigating the murder of a young man.

Sunday, snuggle up with your Valentine to watch part seven of Downton Abbey Season 6 on Masterpiece at 8PM. Mrs. Hughes tricks Carson, and Mary is suffering flashbacks. Then on Mercy Street at 9, the unexpected visit of a hospital inspector throws the staff into disarray.

LPB WANTS YOU TO SPEND TIME WITH MUPPETS & IRISH LASSES

LPB Take the kids to see Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" at the Baton Rouge River Center Arena on Friday, March 11 at 6:30PM. First five families to purchase will receive VIP meet & greet passes. Tickets are available at the LPB Box Office.

Would you like to see Celtic Woman's 10th Anniversary Tour? The lovely and talented ladies will be at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on Saturday, May 7 at 7:30PM. We have your tickets!

The Friends of LPB Box Office is your ticket to some of the best entertainment in Louisiana!

CHAMPAGNE, CHOCOLATE & DOWNTON ABBEY!

LPB Join LPB for Champagne and Chocolate as we toast the 6th and final season of Downton Abbey on Masterpiece. Sunday, March 6 from 2 to 4PM at LPB's Studios, 7733 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. Tickets are $60 for members and $75 for non-members, and includes a screening of the final episode of Downton Abbey on Masterpiece!

Tickets are limited! To purchase yours, go to LPB's website, or call (225) 767-4214.

ENTER THE 2016 DOWNTON ABBEY SWEEPSTAKES

LPB Enter daily through March 15, 2016, for a chance to win a 6-day, 5-night trip for two adults from the U.S. to Great Britain. Tour Downton Abbey filming sites including the world-famous Highclere Castle and villages in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds. Also win a decorative copper kettle prop from Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen! Travel to the Cornish coast and countryside to visit select filming locations for Poldark. Stay in four-star accommodations including The Alverton Hotel and MacDonald Bear Hotel, and receive two BritRail four-day, first-class Flexi passes. The Grand Prize also includes all six seasons of the award-winning Downton Abbey on DVD, the official companion book, Downton Abbey: A Celebration, and assorted Downton Abbey merchandise.

LPB IS VERY SOCIAL!

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 of almost 15,000 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 has its own own Facebook page, too. You can also learn more about getting your children interested in reading through our Raising Readers page.

LPB PASSPORT IS YOUR TICKET TO WONDERFUL PROGRAMMING

LPB LPB Passport provides Friends of LPB members extended access to their favorite public television programs - including full seasons of many current and past series - from any computer, smartphone or tablet. LPB Passport is another benefit of joining Friends of LPB at the Family Level. Go to the LPB Passport page to see more.

VINTAGE IS ALL THE RAGE!

LPB Own a piece of history! This super soft vintage t-shirt features one of LPB’s original logos. This one-of-a-kind t-shirt is available in both men’s and women’s cuts – sizes small through extra-large. The t-shirts are available for a low, low $10 contribution, plus $5 shipping and handling

Get your exclusive LPB vintage t-shirt from ShopLPB today!

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February 8-14, 2015

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