Charles Schreyvogel’s oil A Lone Horse, ca. 1900, and a 1982 Bob Mackie beaded gown are appraised. Tonight at 7:00 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Based in the heart of Los Angeles’ Eastside, and building upon the legacy of the Chicano/a and civil rights movement, the irreverently named Ovarian Psycos Cycle Brigade are a ferocious and unapologetic group of young women of color, cycling through the barrios and boulevards of the Eastside, committed to collectively confronting racism and violence, and demanding and creating safe spaces for women. Tonight at 9 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
A new three-hour PBS series follows war crimes investigators and prosecutors as they pursue some of the world’s most notorious war criminals. The tactics that emerged from those pursuits now inform the effort to expose, prosecute, and punish present day human rights violators whose depredations have left millions dead and displaced. Tuesday at 7 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Typically, we think of the Middle Ages as a time that offered women very few options–but you might be surprised by some of the accomplishments of medieval women. Marie Boroff talks about one of Chaucer’s most famous–and feisty–characters in ‘The Canterbury Tales’, the Wife of Bath; Barbara Newman talks about religious lifestyles of medieval women and shares works by the twelfth-century German nun Hildegard of Bingen; and C. Jean Dangler talks about women healers in medieval Spain. Tune in Tuesday at 7 on KUAC FM, KUAC HD, KUAC online and KUAC TV 9.5.
Robert Hannon continues his fascinating interview with “Bad Bob” Baker. Bob shares hallucinations he’s had skiing the 1,000 miles of the Yukon Quest and Iditarod trails and founding the Sonot Kkaazoot 50K Nordic Ski race. Tune in Tuesday at 7:30 on KUAC FM, KUAC HD, KUAC online and KUAC TV 9.5.
Yosemite Valley is a land forged in wildfire and sculpted by water; the delicate balance of these two elements is essential to the creatures and trees that call this land home. But with climates changing and temperatures rising, the Sierras are under siege. Scientists, experts and adventurers head into Yosemite to see how these global changes are affecting one of America’s greatest wildernesses. Tune in Wednesday night at 8 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time, known for creating the ultimate weapon of their era: the Ulfberht sword. Using cutting-edge science, NOVA reconstructs the Ulfberht to reveal the secrets of a sword both feared and prized. Tune in Wednesday night at 9 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
The 2017 KUAC poster is Kes Woodward’s epiphany painting. “Daybreak” captures the low, wane winter sun bursting through the forest. “It’s a metaphor for beauty, wonder, God, enlightenment and joy,” Kes said. He is beyond thrilled to be KUAC’s poster artist. “What public broadcasting does is irreplaceable,” he said. If you agree, come to Well Street Art Co. Saturday, April 1 between noon and 4 p.m., make a minimum $50 donation to KUAC and get your own copy of “Daybreak,” signed by the artist on site. Click here For more information, or call 456-1890.