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Mia Laurenzo

From award winning documentaries, to great performances, WLRN brings you the best in television entertainment. Support the programs you love and become a valued member of WLRN.

Support the programs you love that inspire, educate and entertain you. WLRN-TV is committed to bringing you the best of PBS, award winning documentaries and children's programs, in addition to original productions that highlight our diverse community, but we can't do it without you.

During this fundraising campaign, we're showcasing a lineup of great entertainment.

6pm SATURDAY - MY MUSIC PRESENTS THE BIG BAND YEARS - Performance
The retrospective My Music: The Big Band Years features the songs that got Americans through World War II and kick-started the baby boom.

MY MUSIC Presents THE BIG BAND YEARS returns to the era of the legendary orchestras, great singers and song standards, drawing upon the most beloved melodies that kept the home fires burning and soliders' hearts alive during World War II.

Big Band Years

THE BIG BAND YEARS turns back the clock to a time when swing musicians ruled the radio and nightclubs, bringing a joyful escape to Americans during one of the most turbulent times in the nation’s history. Among the immortal artists featured are Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Guy Lombardo, Sammy Kaye, Tex Beneke, Cab Calloway and other greats. Hosted by veteran game show host and singer Peter Marshall.

8pm CONCERT FOR GEORGE - Performance - Harrison's friends, family, and bandmates unite for a tribute concert on the one-year anniversary of his death. The momentous evening features George’s songs and music he loved, performed by rock's most influential artists and pop culture icons.

The Concert for George

On November 29, 2002, one year after the passing of George Harrison, Olivia Harrison and Eric Clapton organized a performance tribute in his honor. Held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the momentous evening featured George’s songs, and music he loved, performed by artists including Clapton, Joe Brown, Dhani Harrison, Jools Holland, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Monty Python, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Ravi & Anoushka Shankar, Ringo Starr and more.

8pm SUNDAY - KEN BURNS: THE NATIONAL PARKS
The story of an idea as American as the Declaration of Independence and just as radical, that the most special places in the nation be preserved.

The National Parks: America's Best Idea is a six-episode series produced by Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan and written by Dayton Duncan. Filmed over the course of more than six years at some of nature's most spectacular locales – from Acadia to Yosemite, Yellowstone to the Grand Canyon, the Everglades of Florida to the Gates of the Arctic in Alaska.

Ken Burns: National Parks

The National Parks: America's Best Idea is nonetheless a story of people: people from every conceivable background – rich and poor; famous and unknown; soldiers and scientists; natives and newcomers; idealists, artists and entrepreneurs; people who were willing to devote themselves to saving some precious portion of the land they loved, and in doing so reminded their fellow citizens of the full meaning of democracy.

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