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Edition 51  | April 3, 2021
Milwaukee PBS Presents: Listen MKE- Asian Injustice
Thursday, April 8, 7:00 PM, Ch 10.1

There's been a rise in Asian hate and harassment during the coronavirus pandemic and after the fatal shootings of six Asian women at a massage parlor in Atlanta.

Listen MKE talks about this and what's happening here in Milwaukee and what can be done to stop the hate and stigma against people of Asian descent.

Daphne Chen from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Teran Powell from WUWM 89.7 FM- Milwaukee's NPR moderate a discussion with guests Chia Youyee Vang, UW-Milwaukee interim chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer and director of the Hmong Diaspora Studies Program, State Rep. Francesca Hong, Wisconsin's first Asian American state legislator, and Lo Neng Kiatoukaysy, executive director of the Hmong American Friendship Association.
 
Black Nouveau
Thursday, April 8, 7:30 PM Ch 10.1

James Causey interviews Jeffrey Roman, the executive director of the Milwaukee County Office on African American Affairs; Alexandria Mack talks with a local author who wrote a book on Autism acceptance in honor of her daughter who is autistic; and Earl Arms discusses the book "How to Be Antiracist" with author, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. 
Hemingway
A Writer (1899-1929)  Monday, April 5, 07:00 PM, 10.1
The Avatar (1929-1944) Tuesday, April 6, 07:00 PM, 10.1
The Blank Page (1944-1961) Wednesday, April 7, 07:00 PM, 10.1

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick explore the life and work of the legendary writer and his enduring influence on literature and culture. The three-part, six-hour series premieres April 5.
 
Indie Lens Pop-up: Philly D.A.
Wednesday, April 7, Virtual Event

Philly D.A. explores the most pressing social issues of our time - police brutality, the opioid crisis, gun violence and mass incarceration - through the lens of one man attempting a fundamental overhaul from within the system. Join our screening audience online, then stick around for the panel discussion.

April 7, 10:00 am REGISTER HERE

April 7, 5:30 pm REGISTER HERE
Taste of Fame virtual cooking event w/Lidia Bastianich
Friday, May 21, Virtual Event

You're invited to cook LIVE with Chef Lidia Bastianich—award-winning celebrity chef, author and host of Lidia’s Kitchen—in your home kitchen! 

Join us on Zoom and learn how to cook one of Lidia’s favorite recipes, Springtime Asparagus Risotto! Have fresh ingredients shipped right to your door and cook along with Lidia.  

This virtual culinary experience also includes a 30-minute live cocktail Q&A moderated by Chef Julia Collin Davison from America's Test Kitchen!
The Harder They Fall
Saturday, April 10, 8:00 PM, Ch 36.1

Watch this iconic movie without interruption. Down-on-his-luck ex-sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by shady fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his latest find, an unknown but easily exploitable phenom from Argentina. Watch Humphrey Bogart in his final film role, starring as Eddie. Other cast members include Rod Steiger and Jan Sterling. 
Travel with Milwaukee PBS!
With increasingly more people able to access COVID-19 vaccinations, Milwaukee PBS is pleased to offer several safe, entertaining travel experiences you can plan for later this year. 
 
From August 30 to September 1, visit the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in upper Michigan. Get crafty in Door County, September 15 to 17. And experience the majesty of autumn on the Mississippi River from October 5 to 7.
 
For more information on these and other travel opportunities, click here.
American Experience: Eyes on the Prize
Sunday, April 4, 8:00 PM, Ch 36.2

Eyes on the Prize recounts the fight to end decades of discrimination and segregation. It is the story of the people — young and old, male and female, northern and southern — who, compelled by a meeting of conscience and circumstance, worked to eradicate a world where whites and blacks could not go to the same school, ride the same bus, vote in the same election, or participate equally in society. It was a world in which peaceful demonstrators were met with resistance and brutality — in short, a reality that is now nearly incomprehensible to many young Americans.

This five-part series will be run on the World Channel. Check the schedule for dates of subsequent episodes.
MASTERPIECE: Behind the Scenes of Atlantic Crossing
Sunday, April 18, 1:00 PM, Virtual Event
Register Here


Join the cast and crew of Atlantic Crossing for a live discussion and Q&A.
 
Actors Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks) and Sofia Helin (The Bridge), writers Alexander Eik and Linda May Kallestein, and MASTERPIECE Executive Producer Susanne Simpson go behind the scenes of the new MASTERPIECE series and answer audience questions. Atlantic Crossing depicts momentous events in the changing fortunes of Norway, Great Britain and the United States and features the little-known story of Norwegian Crown Princess Martha’s (Helin) friendship with U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt (MacLachlan) and how it influenced the course of history.

Once registered, you will receive a unique, non-transferable link for the virtual event.
 
Atlantic Crossing premieres April 4 at 8 PM on PBS. Learn more about the series here
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Premieres the week of April 5

This month, Fred Rogers Productions’ Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhoodis introducing a new friend in the neighborhood. In "Daniel Meets a New Friend," premiering the week of April 5, Daniel Tiger meets Max. Max’s sister, Amira, helps Daniel learn that even though people can be different, they still can be excellent playmates.
 
Israel Thomas-Bruce, a 13-year-old eighth-grader who was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of 4, provides Max’s voice.
 
Available in April on Milwaukee PBS Passport
The Age of Nature

Explore humanity’s relationship with nature and wildlife, as scientists and conservationists from all over the world examine ways we can restore our planet. This documentary series asks whether newfound awareness of nature could bring about a new chapter in the human story.
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