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  • Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 at 10 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. on KPBS 2. Enjoy sopranos Ailyn Perez, Nadine Sierra and mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as they join forces at one of Europe's cultural landmarks to perform favorite arias including "Voi che sapete" from Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" and more.
  • Premieres Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV + Thursday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 24 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand. Five hundred years ago, Ferdinand Magellan and his crew set sail to gain control of the global spice trade. What resulted was the first circumnavigation of the earth, laying the groundwork for colonization and globalization still felt today.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. For more than two decades, Melinda French Gates has been committed to addressing systemic problems all over the world — from limited education to maternal health challenges and more. On this episode of TELL ME MORE, she sits down to share her thoughts on leveling up the health and wealth of societies worldwide.
  • Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. on KPBS + Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m. on PBS Kids. Join the Peanuts gang for a timeless adventure as Charlie Brown preps for a party, Snoopy sets his sights on the Red Baron, and Linus patiently awaits a pumpkin patch miracle.
  • Premieres Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 at 9 p.m. & Sunday, Oct. 24 at 2 p.m. on KPBS TV + Oct. 24 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand. From crunchy crickets to nutty fly grubs, NOVA takes a tasty look at insect foods and how they could benefit our health and our warming planet.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. A story of surprise and revelation. A wildlife cameraman spends his time during the coronavirus pandemic lockdown filming the bees in his urban garden and discovers the many diverse species and personalities that exist in this insect family.
  • Premieres Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. Revisit the complex life and legacy of the author, advocate and human rights pioneer. Helen Keller, who was deaf and blind, used her celebrity and wit to champion rights for women, people with disabilities and people living in poverty.
  • Premieres Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. Decades ago, Mama Icha moved to the United States to help her daughter, but she never lost sight of her hometown of Mompox, spending years sending money to build her dream house there. Now, at the end of her life, Mama Icha returns to Colombia.
  • Premieres Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV + Wednesday, Oct. 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 / On Demand. Steals and deals abound as ROADSHOW features great bargains including a Chiparus sculpture, an 1811 North Carolina fraktur, and "New Republic Portfolio" prints.
  • Premieres Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 + Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand. A haunting portrait of a writer’s life and struggle for artistic freedom, meet Cuba’s José Lezama Lima, an all but forgotten figure of the Latin American literary boom that included Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Octavio Paz and Mario Vargas Llosa.
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