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(The Pickers from Market Warriors)

Tonight at 8, the pickers from Market Warriors hit Burlington, Kentucky. Their challenge is to find unique lighting among the 200 vendors of the Burlington Antique Show.

It's Presidential Debate #2 Tuesday night at 8. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney's debate will be focused on foreign and domestic issues with moderator Candy Crowley, Chief Political Analyst and the first woman moderator in 20 years.

NOVA explores modern forensics Wednesday night at 8. See how they can send innocent people to prison - sometimes even to death row.

Get your fill of UK programming Thursday night. At 7, LPB has Antiques Roadshow UK, followed by Midsomer Murders, Lark Rise to Candleford, and Foyle's War.

Friday night begins with news Louisianans need to know on Louisiana: The State We're In at 7PM. That is followed by The McLaughlin Group, Washington Week, and Need to Know.

British comedy and more UK drama Saturday night starting at 7 with Last of the Summer Wine and three more Britcoms. At 9, see Garrow's Law. Then at 10, the Doctor comes face-to-face with Adolf Hitler.

Sunday night at 7, Call the Midwife continues. At 8, Blanche's and Beryl's actions will create changes upstairs and down on Upstairs, Downstairs.

TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO GET YOUR BIDS IN!

LPB So much to bid on - and still time to do it! You can place your bids on your favorite artworks or trips - or buy them on the spot - in the 2012 LPB Art & Travel Auction! Also, place your votes for your favorite artist in "The People's Choice." The artist will win a $500 cash prize and their artwork will be hung in the Governor's Mansion in the month of November.

The 2012 LPB Art & Travel Auction airs live on LPB on Thursday, October 25th from 7 to 10PM. WLAE in New Orleans will join in from 8 to 10PM.

Thank you to our 2012 Auction Sponsors: Louisiana State Museum, Jeff & Lynne Pisto, Capital One Bank, Best Western Richmond Inn & Suites, Mr. & Mrs. Lee Baxter, Alexandria Museum of Art, Baton Rouge Coca Cola, Heirloom Cuisine, Fleur Du Jour and Country Roads.

ACADIANA - ARE YOU READY FOR ELMO?

LPB Elmo Makes Music is coming to the CajunDome in Lafayette! Jenny, an enthusiastic new music teacher, arrives on Sesame Street only to discover that her instruments are missing. Jenny’s new Muppet friends quickly come to the rescue and discover ‘instruments’ they never knew existed…rubber duckies, trash can lids and even cookie jars. Elmo and friends teach children that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together.

A $35 contribution to LPB gets you one gold circle seat ticket and a VIP meet & greet pass. A $25 contribution includes one gold circle seat ticket. The concert is Saturday, November 3rd at 10:30 a.m. - the meet and greet with Elmo will be at 9:30 a.m. For more information, go to the Friends of LPB Box Office.

A SNEAK PEAK AT BLUE MOUNTAIN MYSTERY!

LPB LPB is giving you an opportunity to see the new Thomas & Friends special, Thomas & Friends Blue Mountain Mystery, before it airs on LPB! We will have two free screenings on Sunday, November 4th at 1 and 2:30PM in the Louisiana Art & Science Museum auditorium.

The Thomas screenings are in conjunction with the train memorabilia exhibition at the LASM. See photographs, blueprints, even model trains, selected from the permanent collection. Since the 1970s, LASM has been housed inside the renovated historic passenger terminal which opened in 1925 as the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad depot, later known as the Illinois Central Gulf Passenger Station.

Every first Sunday of the month, visitors enjoy free admission to the LASM galleries and reduced admission to planetarium shows.

For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (225) 767-4276.

CHRISTMASTIME IN NEW ORLEANS WITH UNDER THE STREETLAMP!

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.

LPB'S BRITISH DRAMEDY SOCIETY

LPB Thank you to everyone who came to the first meeting of the LPB British Dramedy Society yesterday. We enjoyed scones, sandwiches and tea courtesy of The Londoner in Baton Rouge. The group got some sneak peaks at Downton Abbey 3 and tried out their thespian skills with "Bad British Dramedy Theatre." We tested their knowledge of British programs and handed out lots of door prizes. If you would like to get an email reminder of our next get-together, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

The all-new LPB British Dramedy Society is being underwritten through the generous support of Peoples Health. Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage organization serving Medicare beneficiaries in southeast Louisiana since 1994.

WON'T YOU BE OUR NEIGHBOR?

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 almost 5,300 fans right now – go to LPB’s Facebook page and click “like!”

You can also follow LPB on Twitter and Pinterest.

TRUSTED...VALUED...ESSENTIAL!

LPB PBS is trusted, valued and essential. See why at www.valuepbs.org. (Please share this with your friends and family.)

ITEMS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AT SHOPLPB!

LPB LPB has more than 250 informational, educational, inspirational and entertaining DVDs and books available on ShopLPB. Right now, get a Zooisiana t-shirt in adult's and children's sizes for just $15 - or get both the shirt and the Zooisiana children's puzzle for just $20.

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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October 16-21, 2012

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OCTOBER MEMBERCARD BENEFITS OF THE MONTH:

Enchanted Mansion Doll Museum - Baton Rouge
Two-for-one admission in October. The museum is located at 190 Lee Drive. Call (225) 769-0005 or visit their website at www.enchantedmuseum.org for more information.

Rapides Symphony Orchestra - Alexandria
Two-for-one admission in October, subject to availability. The symphony is located ar 1101 Fourth Street. For details, call (318) 442-9709 or email them at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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