It's another night of stories from the Last Frontier - ARCTIC ENTRIES. It Takes a Village. Stories of Teaming Up, Hashing It Out, and Raising 'Em Up.
ROAD TO ANDERSONVILLE is a powerful story from Executive Producer David Schock about the men of Company K. This film is the story of the 139 Native Americans who joined as members of Company K, their recruitment, the training, their battles, and their deaths and survival. The men of Company K saw hard service in most of the major battles in the Civil War. In all, one fourth of the men of Company K were either killed or wounded in battle, but some were captured.
URBAN REZ explores the controversial legacy and modern-day repercussions of the Urban Relocation Program (1952-1973), the greatest voluntary upheaval of Native Americans during the 20th century.
In this four-part documentary series STANDING ON NATIVE GROUND, native people share ecological wisdom and spiritual reverence while battling a utilitarian view of land in the form of government megaprojects, consumer culture, and resource extraction as well as competing religions and climate change.
Discover the harrowing and brutal truths behind the Pilgrims’ arrival in the New World and the myths of Thanksgiving in this documentary film by director Ric Burns. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE - THE PILGRIMS explores the history of our nation’s beginnings in this epic tale of converging forces.
Dr. Ryan Harrod recently buried some strange remains in the woods behind the University of Alaska Anchorage. Join his team of student investigators and find out more about the world of forensic anthropology.
Composer and performer Danny Elfman descends on Lincoln Center with a symphony orchestra and choir, led by conductor John Mauceri, as well as a colorful assortment of Tim Burton fans.
Relive the thrill of Orson Welles’ infamous radio dramatization of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds, 75 years after it set off one of the biggest mass hysteria events in U.S. history. The film examines the elements that made America ripe for the hoax: America’s longtime fascination with life on Mars; the emergence of radio as a powerful new medium; the shocking Hindenburg explosion of 1937; and Welles himself, the 23-year-old wunderkind director of the drama and mischief-maker supreme.
Are you ready for the new season of the most popular drama on PBS? Exactly. We thought it would be fun to provide a unique opportunity to watch the entire series again. We will start our Downton Abbey Marathon Saturday, October 31 at 9:00 a.m.
In this inspiring new lifestyle series - THE FREE RANGE COOK - from New Zealand, celebrity cook, food writer and author Annabel Langbein invites viewers to her idyllic lakeside cabin on the scenic shores of Lake Wanaka, where she creates simple, healthy and delicious meals for family and friends. The self-taught cook, with more than 20 years of experience working in professional kitchens, stays true to her philosophy that quality, natural ingredients need little in the way of fussy preparation. In each episode, Annabel ventures out in her trusty yellow truck to gather ingredients from local food producers and from her own vegetable garden and orchard.
This groundbreaking musical redefined entertainment and changed the face of American theater. Spanning the years from 1880 to 1927, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s lyrical masterpiece SHOW BOAT concerns the lives, loves and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the Mississippi River, in Chicago and on Broadway.
Alaska Public Media's Community Advisory Council meets Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Elmo Sackett Broadcast Center located at 3877 University Drive. The meeting starts at noon. The public is invited.
Take a look behind the scenes at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, one of the busiest air cargo hubs in the world.
Experience the inspiring rebirth of an African wilderness through the eyes of Emmy Award-winning wildlife cameraman Bob Poole. Darting lions, wrestling crocs, facing down angry elephants – it’s all part of a day’s work as he joins the battle to re-wild a legendary national park.
After a lifetime in the kitchen – and over two decades in front of public television audiences – Jacques Pépin brings you his final series, JACQUES PEPIN: HEART and SOUL. His most personal program yet, it showcases the warmth, wit and mastery of a culinary icon as he cracks a bottle of wine (or two) and shares the greatest hits from his storied career. From classic French dishes to creative new menus that vie to be his crowning glory, it’s a grand finale you won’t want to miss!
Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Reckless) star as bitter rivals for control of the Women’s Institute in a rural English town as it struggles with the onset of World War II. Hailed by the London Daily Mirror as “an astonishing story about women as war breaks out” HOME FIRES also stars Clare Calbraith (Downton Abbey), Ed Stoppard (Upstairs Downstairs), and Claire Rushbrook (Whitechapel).
This is the true story of Malcolm Webster, a nurse by profession and, on the surface, a perfect gentleman: well-spoken, personable and charming. He’s also a spendthrift and killer. He marries, and then attempts to kill, a succession of women to cash in their life insurance policies. In episode one, when Claire confronts her husband, Malcolm Webster, over his wild spending, he tries to control her with sedatives. Afraid he’ll soon be caught, he silences her forever. Three years on, he has a new bride…and history appears to be repeating itself.
We kick off the new television season of ARCTIC ENTRIES Saturday, October 3 at 10:00 p.m. Risks Rewards and Reckless Abandon.
One of the hottest tickets in Anchorage is ARCTIC ENTRIES and we are happy to be able to broadcast the entire upcoming season on television. Arctic Entries debuts Saturday, October 3 at 10 pm. We'll air new episodes the first Saturday of every month through next June. We kick off the season with Risks, Rewards and Reckless Abandon.
Spruce Island is considered by many Orthodox Christians to be one of the holiest sites in North America. The island was home to the hermitage of Herman of Alaska during the early 1800's. Every year, in early August, the Orthodox Church in America celebrates the canonization of Saint Herman with a Liturgy, pilgrimage, and banquet.