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The 2014 edition of RUNNING airs on Monday, 10/27 and Tuesday, 10/28 on KAKM and KSKA. Check the schedule to find out when your district’s candidates will be on the air with hosts Ellen Lockyer and Anne Hillman. If you missed the broadcast, the programs are available here.
The San Francisco Opera will present their production of Porgy and Bess, based on the play by Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, on Friday, October 17 at 8:00 pm. Porgy and Bess tells the story of a disabled man and a woman he loves living in Catfish Row, an African-American community in South Carolina.
The show will be featuring music by renowned American composer George Gershwin, conducted by John DeMain
Friday, October 17 at 8:00 pm
FRONTLINE takes an hour look at the widespread use of antibiotics in food animals and whether it is one of the causes for antibiotic resistance in people. Featuring an interview with the family of a young man who died of a bacteria outbreak that swept through a hospital at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
Tuesday October 14 at 9:00 pm
This broadcast presented by Twin Cities Public Television delves into the world of female athletes and the discrimination they face in the media.
According to producers women’s sports receive only 4% of all sport media coverage and female athletes are much more likely than male athletes to be portrayed in sexually provocative poses.
To highlight why this matters and address these disparities, the Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport at the University of Minnesota, in partnership with tptMN, have produced “Media Coverage and Female Athletes,” a groundbreaking documentary that uses research-based information to examine the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes.
Fri @ 7:00 pm - Washington Week With Gwen Ifill
Topics include the battle for the Senate; and public dissatisfaction with Washington gridlock.
Fri @ 7:30 pm - Alaska Edition
Fri @ 8:00 pm - Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room
Michael Feinstein performs at the famed Rainbow Room restaurant-nightclub in New York, where he's joined by Christine Ebersole, Cheyenne Jackson, Jessica Sanchez, the Manzari Brothers and June Squibb.
Fri @ 9:00 pm - Art in the Twenty-First Century
Elliott Hundley, Arlene Shechet and Trevor Paglen are featured. Hundley creates collages that both reveal and hide their meanings; Shechet's ceramic work obscures its nature behind surface effects; and Paglen documents the American surveillance state.
Fri @ 10:00 pm - Makers
Women in the business world. Included: Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, who's the first African-American woman to head a Fortune 500 company; Wall Street powerhouse Sallie Krawcheck; radio-TV personality Cathy Hughes.