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(New Orleans native Ellen DeGeneres is the 15th recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.)

Tonight at 7 on LPB, see a special episode of Antiques Roadshow. Unique Antiques will showcase some of the most outlandish and fascinating antiques and collectibles from the last decade. At 9, check out a new series called Go Coast Louisiana which spotlights Louisiana's coastal parishes.

One of Louisiana's own is celebrated Tuesday night at 7. Ellen DeGeneres will be awarded the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. At 8:30, Louisiana Legends introduces us to political prognosticator Charlie Cook, a native of Shreveport.

Celebrate Halloween with LPB. At 10PM Wednesday, The Haunting of Louisiana takes a look at legends and spirits from our state's past.

All Saints Day turns into all British night on LPB, starting with Antiques Roadshow UK at 7. That is followed by Midsomer Murders, Lark Rise to Candleford and Foyle's War.

Friday night, see the latest goings-on in our part of the country on Louisiana: The State We're In. At 10, Election 2012: What's at Stake explores how President Obama and Governor Romney plan to address the nation's most pressing concerns.

Saturday night means two hours of British comedy, followed at 9 by Garrow's Law. At 10, Amy is trapped in a quarantine for victims of an alien plague that will kill the Doctor in a day. (Don't forget to set your clocks back an hour before going to bed!)

On Call the Midwife Sunday at 7PM, Sister Monica gets ill...recovers...and has trouble with the law. Then at 8, it's a new installment of Upstairs, Downstairs II on Masterpiece. Trace the evolving relationships of three couples, upstairs and downstairs.

YOUR LAST CHANCE AT GREAT DEALS ON ART & VACATIONS!

Did you miss out on the LPB Art & Travel Auction? Wanted another item? Go to our website now to check out our closeout event! All artwork and travel packages that did not sell during the auction will now be listed at closeout prices! The Closeout Event will end this Friday, November 2nd at midnight. Don’t miss your opportunity to get some great deals!

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.

ELMO COMES TO CAJUN COUNTRY SATURDAY!

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 this 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.

DOES YOUR CHILD LOVE TRAINS?

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.

WE'LL HAVE A PURRFECTLY FUN DAY!

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).

TICKETS FOR UNDER THE STREETLAMP STILL AVAILABLE!

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.

PLEASE FOLLOW LPB - YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO!

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.)

BOOKS, T-SHIRTS, DVD'S & MORE ON SHOPLPB!

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 29 - November 4, 2012

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NOVEMBER MEMBERCARD BENEFITS OF THE MONTH:

Lake Charles Little Theater - 813 Enterprise Blvd. in Lake Charles
Two-for-one admission in November, subject to availability. Call (337) 433-7988 or go to their website for more information.

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo - 3601 Thomas Rd. in Baton Rouge
Two-for-one admission in November, subject to availability. Call (225) 775-3877 or go to the zoo's website for more information.


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