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We hope you had a nice Veterans Day yesterday - and we hope you are off today to relax.

Tonight at 7, Antiques Roadshow has a special episode - Cats & Dogs. Get a look at appraisals featuring feline and canine in sculpture, on canvas, and more. At 9, sixteen chefs from around the nation prepare their best seafood dishes in the Great American Seafood Cook-Off from New Orleans.

Get to know Leah Chase Tuesday night at 8:30 on Louisiana Legends.

Wednesday night at 7, find out how much you don't know about ducks as Nature presents their DUCKumentary.

The supernatural creeps into Antiques Roadshow UK, Thursday at 7PM on LPB. The experts must appraise a bust that is said to be cursed.

Friday night, LPB presents our lineup of news and informational programs with our own Louisiana: The State We're In leading the way at 7PM. At 9, actor David Suchet retraces the footsteps of St. Paul in search of the real and highly controversial man hidden within the pages of the New Testament.

Saturday night, have a few laughs on us during our British comedy block. At 10PM on Doctor Who, the Doctor visits and old friend - and encounters a mystery.

Sunday night, LPB airs the first half of Ken Burns' new documentary, The Dust Bowl. Vivid interviews with twenty-six survivors of those hard times, combined with dramatic photographs and seldom seen movie footage, bring to life stories of incredible human suffering and equally incredible human perseverance. Part two airs Monday night.

SING ALONG - ♫ YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE ♪

LPB Have you ever wanted to star in your own music video? Here’s your chance! LPB and the Lieutenant Governor’s office are holding a video contest in connection with the upcoming Sunshine by the Stars: Celebrating Louisiana’s Music special premiering December 9th at 7PM on LPB. The music show will feature Louisiana stars like Harry Connick, Jr., Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Guy, Country stars Tim McGraw and Mickey Gilley, the Marsalis Family, Irma Thomas, Buckwheat Zydeco, Zachary Richards, the Zion Harmonizers, Better than Ezra and Rebirth Brass Band all performing their versions of “You Are My Sunshine.”

To participate, post a video to YouTube with your performance of “You Are My Sunshine” with "LPB LA Sunshine" in the title, then share that link on our website. Visitors to the site will cast their votes by posting “likes” to the video. See official rules on the website. For more information, call (800) 272-8161, ext. 4274 or (225) 767-4274.

The grand prize will be a two-night stay for up to four people in New Orleans, an invitation to the Sunshine by the Stars premiere event at the U.S. Mint on December 5, designation as a Louisiana Sunshine Star from the Lt. Governor’s Office and LPB, and an invitation to perform at LPB’s studios on December 9th at 7PM for the television premiere.

The deadline to enter is 5PM on November 30th.

COME TO OUR HOUSE TO SEE THIS NEW HOLIDAY SPECIAL!

LPB How would you like to see the brand new special The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas! before it airs on LPB? Your child can attend one of two screenings of the special for the price of a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. We will have screenings on Monday, November 19th at 10:30AM and 1PM at LPB's studios, 7733 Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. For more information, call (225) 767-4276 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

WE WANT TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR YOUNG HEROES!

LPB Almost every day on the news, you'll hear about a young person in trouble -- often the students who do exceptionally well in the classroom or make a huge difference in their community do not receive the recognition they deserve. That’s why LPB and the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge created the Louisiana Young Heroes Awards. Now in its 18th year, the awards honor students in grades 7-12 who have excelled in the classroom, have served their community or have shown great courage in overcoming adversity in their own lives.

Nominations are now being taken for the 2013 Louisiana Young Heroes Awards. Students must be enrolled in a Louisiana school or home-schooled and cannot be older than 19 years of age.

Some of our previous Young Heroes have overcome physical handicaps or personal tragedies, helped others after hurricanes, cared for family members, started charitable foundations, and even saved lives. You can read profiles and see videos of previous years' Young Heroes on our website.

Nomination forms can be downloaded from the LPB website or submitted through the online form. Letters of recognition and other supporting materials should be sent to support the nomination. Students who have been nominated in past years may be re-nominated for this year’s awards. Previous winners are not eligible. The deadline for entries is Friday, February 8, 2013. Winners will be announced on LPB on Friday, March 1, 2013.

Louisiana Young Heroes Day will be April 17, 2013. The Young Heroes will be treated to a day full of activities including lunch on the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion. The day will culminate in a banquet that night in Baton Rouge.

The awards are co-presented by the Baton Rouge Rotary Club and underwritten by ExxonMobil.

UNDER THE STREETLAMP WILL BE IN CONCERT IN NEW ORLEANS!

LPB Under the Streetlamp is an electrifying concert of classic hits from the recent leading cast members of the Tony-Award winning musical, Jersey Boys, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. These four charismatic and uniquely talented singers deliver the sounds of the sixties in an evening of unforgettable entertainment. LPB is giving you the opportunity to see Under the Streetlamp in concert on Wednesday, December 26th at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre in New Orleans! A $75 contribution to Friends of LPB gets you one orchestra seat ticket and a chance to meet these talented young men. The meet and greet starts at 7PM -- the concert is at 8. Go to LPB's website for all the details.

WHY CAN'T ELMO STOP SINGING?

LPB When Elmo gets his furry fingers on Abby Cadabby’s magic wand, there’s something in the air - and Sesame Street becomes a nonstop, all-singing, all-dancing musical montage! Grover and Baby Bear sing their highs and lows, Cookie Monster sings fast and slow, Bert and Ernie converse in song and Murray makes mouth music for all to sing along! Learn why it feels good to sing a song, but why it feels good to stop, too! What will Elmo learn about the power of musical magic? Join the conga line of fun to find out!

Elmo Can't Stop Singing will be at the Baton Rouge River Center Arena on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The performance is at 10:30AM with a meet and greet with the cast at 9:30AM. A $35 contribution to Friends of LPB gets you one gold circle seat ticket and a VIP meet & greet pass! For a $25 contribution, you will receive one gold circle seat ticket.

Come and play BEFORE the show! VEE Corporation introduces Play Zone at Sesame Street Live - a fun new way for children to experience their favorite street! Imagine your child sitting in Big Bird's nest, popping up in Oscar's trash can, twirling in Zoe's dance studio or visiting Elmo's World. You never know who'll make an appearance! Families won't want to miss a single picture-perfect moment. Play Zone opens one hour before the show - best of all, Play Zone is FREE with your Sesame Street Live ticket!

LPB'S FOLLOWERS GET ALL THE INSIDE SCOOP!

LPB 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!"

We would love to have you join our Facebook family that numbers just over 5,300 fans right now – go to LPB’s Facebook page and click “like!”

You can also follow LPB on Twitter and Pinterest.

TIS THE SEASON TO SHOPLPB!

LPB You don't need to wait until Black Friday for these specials! You can get the Zooisiana DVD, t-shirt and puzzle - $35 for all three! And we have another threesome - get the Against the Tide: The Story of the Cajun People of Louisiana DVD, the Mon Cher Camarade DVD, and the Good For What Ails You DVD - all three for just $45! Plus, ShopLPB is offering FREE standard shipping through December 24th!

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November 12-18, 2012

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NOVEMBER MEMBERCARD BENEFITS OF THE MONTH:

Lake Charles Little Theater - 813 Enterprise Blvd. in Lake Charles
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