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  • Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on KPBS TV / Stream now with KPBS Passport + Encores Sunday, Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on KPBS TV. Explore the stories and music of Black artists who relied on an underground guide to navigate the injustices of racial segregation while on the road. Features performances and interviews with vocalists, musicians, activists, historians and others.
  • Premieres Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App. Celebrate the popular MASTERPIECE series and the beauty of the Dales by touring the actual locations where filming takes place, including the Skeldale House, Heston Grange, The Drovers Arms, as well as scenic vistas, bridges and farms.
  • Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. on KPBS TV / Stream now with KPBS Passport + Encores Sunday, March 3 at 6 p.m. on KPBS TV and KPBS 2. Celebrate 20 years of spectacular Irish music with a new concert filmed at the Helix in Dublin. With fan favorites, new arrangements, and stirring originals, this emotional evening features a stellar lineup of eight world-class Celtic Women.
  • Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App + Encores Monday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. on KPBS 2 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 10:30 p.m. on KPBS TV. We visit a San Diego place, made famous by one man, who stayed there just one time; discover what remains of "Potash City" in the South Bay; and recall some favorite San Diego County spots that are gone with time.
  • Premieres Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App + Encores Sunday, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. on KPBS 2. For years, Patrick Dykstra has traveled the globe following and diving with whales, learning how whales see, hear and perceive other creatures in the water. In Dominica, Patrick has a life changing experience - a close encounter with a sperm whale he names “Delores.” Witness Patrick and the whale attempt to communicate with each other in extraordinary footage.
  • Premieres Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App. Meet the pioneering women who changed the world while flying it. Maligned as feminist sellouts, “stewardesses,” as they were called, knew different: they were on the frontlines of a battle to assert gender equality and transform the workplace.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App + Encore Sunday, Feb. 25 at 9 p.m. on KPBS 2. For decades, scientists have tried to unlock the secrets of ancient DNA. Follow the dramatic quest to recover DNA millions of years old and reveal a lost world from before the last Ice Age.
  • Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App. Temozoón is the birthplace of Yucatán’s signature smoked meat Carne Ahumada and everyone in town claims to have a relative who invented it. Pati strolls around town to try different versions of Carne Ahumada. She also returns to Hacienda Tamchén for another traditional dish prepared by chef Julio Dominguez called Huidzi Bii Wai, which means “united tortilla.”
  • Premieres Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / PBS App. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the roots of comedian Tracy Morgan and actor Anthony Ramos—two native New Yorkers whose roots stretch to surprising places and contain inspiring stories of survival.
  • Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024 at 1:30 p.m. on KPBS TV / Stream now with the PBS App + YouTube. From Rome to Naples, we bring the cooking of Italy to our kitchen! Christopher Kimball and Rose Hattabaugh start us off with Roman Cloud Bread with Mixed Greens and Fennel Salad. Then, Bianca Borges shows off Spaghetti with Prosciutto, Parmesan and Peas, and Rosemary Gill makes super simple Gnocchi di Farina with Pancetta and Garlic.


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