Jen is a web producer at KPBS, responsible for program promotion, online membership-related activities, and is the editor of the KPBS community calendar. Jen has worked at KPBS since 2000. She is originally from Las Vegas and attended the UNLV.
With his husky vocal sound, native Canadian singer Bryan Adams has been one of the most successful performers in contemporary pop music, selling over 100 million records. Adams rose to fame with his "Cuts Like a Knife" album and became a global star with his 1984 album "Reckless." In 1991, his "Waking Up the Neighbors" album included the single “(Everything I Do) I Do It for You,” which went on to become one of the best-selling singles of all time. GREAT PERFORMANCES captures Adams in peak performance during his current world tour, singing all the hits and audience favorites of his three-decade career.
Ed Slott shows how to take retirement savings on a permanent vacation from taxes and avoid Uncle Sam "Ed Slott's Retirement Road Map!" This program is filled with the ingredients that made Ed's previous programs so successful - wisdom, humor and insight, helping viewers navigate the potholes, detours and road blocks to a prosperous and worry-free retirement. Learn how to move your retirement savings from accounts that are forever taxed to accounts that are never taxed.
"Sacred Earth" was filmed in often inaccessible and sacred lands of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and California. Academy Award-winning actress Linda Hunt delivers poetic and contemplative spoken words for "Sacred Earth." The original soundtrack was composed by Grammy-nominated composer David Arkenstone, and dancer Caroline Richardson, formerly First Soloist for the Royal Canadian Ballet, also appears in the film.
One of the world’s leading authorities in the field of women’s health and wellness, Christiane Northrup, M.D., turns her attention to the subject of women and aging and once again proves to be a fearless thinker and visionary pioneer whose work is always based on impeccable research. Turning the notion of “aging” on its head, she challenges the most popular but least helpful perspectives, replacing the notion of decline and decrepitude with the profound understanding that growing older means an increase in wisdom and value.
"Aging Backwards With Miranda Esmonde-White" provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the three-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices. Charismatic CLASSICAL STRETCH series host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger.
Celtic Woman celebrates its ten-year anniversary with a festival of fan favorites. Many viewers will never forget the first time they were swept away by the spellbinding songs, mesmerizing voices and dazzling dances of this unique all-female ensemble. Now relive the most magical moments from the Emerald Isle with the amazing artists who have touched hearts and lifted spirits for a decade with this new collection of classic Celtic Woman performances.
Do you ever wish you could erase the poor health choices you’ve made and start over? Now, no matter what you’ve done in the past, Dr. Mike Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at Cleveland Clinic, shows how to change habits, reverse the damage, and find a new beginning. Co-author of the "YOU: Owner’s Manual" series, and dubbed “The Enforcer” on the THE DR. OZ SHOW, Dr. Mike offers life-changing medical advice aimed to help people turn their health around.
The Bala Brothers, three gifted South African siblings lifted out of poverty through their sheer musical talent and already stars in their own country, promise to become one of the most exciting new vocal trios to take the world stage. Produced by Daniel Hart and recorded in the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg, this concert presents the multi-talented group accompanied by a chamber orchestra, a five-piece band, and South Africa’s famous Drakensburg Boys Choir, where all three Bala Brothers received some of their earliest musical training and which instilled their love of performing.
Guitar hero Joe Bonamassa performs an exclusive concert experience at Red Rocks Amphitheater celebrating the music of blues legends Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. Beginning just before sundown, the concert highlights the natural beauty of the amphitheater and focuses primarily on the catalogs of Howlin' Wolf, one of the most influential Chicago bluesmen of all time, known for his deep, scratchy voice, and Muddy Waters, considered the "father of modern Chicago blues" and a major inspiration for the British blues explosion of the 1960s, a genre that Bonamassa grew up with and that influences his own music to this day.
"The Corporation" explores the nature and spectacular rise of the dominant institution of our time. Part film and part movement, "The Corporation" is transforming audiences and dazzling critics with its insightful and compelling analysis. Taking its status as a legal "person" to the logical conclusion, the film puts the corporation on the psychiatrist's couch to ask "What kind of person is it?" "The Corporation" includes interviews with 40 corporate insiders and critics - including Noam Chomsky, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman, Howard Zinn, Vandana Shiva and Michael Moore - plus true confessions, case studies and strategies for change.