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Fierce Green Planet
8:32 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Fifty years of environmentalism

  On Earth Day,  Tuesday, April 22 at 9pm, Rocky Mountain PBS presents Amercian Masters, A Fierce Green Fire: The Battle for a Living Planet.

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Milwaukee Ballet
12:55 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Peter Pan - the ballet

On Friday, April 18 at 9pm, tune into Rocky Mountain PBS for the Milwaukee Ballet's production of Peter Pan. 

Michael Pink's adaptation of J.M. Barrie's most famous work is performed by the Milwaukee Ballet. This production, taped at the Marcus Center for the Arts in Milwaukee, brings to life Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and many of the notable characters, including a larger than life alligator that crawls along the orchestra pit. 

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Trials of Muhammed Ali
10:36 am
Mon April 14, 2014

The Trials of Muhammed Ali

Tonight at 9pm, tune in to Rocky Mountain PBS for The Trials of Muhammed Ali. 

This film covers Muhammad Ali's toughest bout: his battle to overturn the five-year prison sentence he received for refusing U.S. military service. It explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent.

Here's a preview of the Independent Lens program:

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Rocky Mountain PBS Shows
1:26 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

Centenarian’s Work Serves As A Gallery Of Memory

Artist Marian Busey discusses her work inside her studio..
Paul Cywilko, Arts District

Originally published on Thu April 3, 2014 5:01 am

Photographs hold time still. At 102 years-old, Marian Busey could have walls clad with copious snapshots. Instead, the artists’ memorable moments were captured by her own hand with paint and paper.

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The Address
11:22 am
Thu April 10, 2014

The Address - a new film from Ken Burns

The Address, a 90-minute feature length documentary by Ken Burns, will air on Rocky Mountain PBS on Tuesday, April 14 at 8pm.

The film tells the story of a tiny school in Putney Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students are encouraged to practice, memorize, and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its exploration of the Greenwood School, the film also unlocks the history, context and importance of President Lincoln’s most powerful address.

Here, Burns talks about this new project:

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