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april 2013

Former WWII code breakers pursue a killer The Bletchley Circle 9 pm Sunday, April 21


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90.9 FM: A mix of classical music and NPR information programs, including local news. (Also heard at 106.5 in Danville.) See pages 4-5. 101.1 FM and 90.9 FM HD2: Locally produced music programs and classical music from C24. (101.1 is available in the Champaign-Urbana area.) See page 6. 580 AM: News and information, NPR, BBC, news, agriculture, talk shows. (Also heard on 90.9 FM HD3 with live streaming on will.illinois.edu.) See page 7.

Television

WILL Create Cooking, travel, gardening and home improvement, arts and crafts. 12.3; also available on Comcast and Mediacom. See page 8. WILL World PBS documentaries, news and public affairs. 12.2; also available on Comcast and Mediacom. See page 8. WILL-HD All your favorite PBS and local programming, in high definition when available. 12.1; Contact your cable or satellite provider for channel information. See pages 9-17.

Online

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What makes a website work? By Jack Brighton, Director of New Media & Innovation, jackb@illinois.edu What makes us delighted about the Web? In the most basic sense, it’s finding what we’re looking for. Or finding something great that we didn’t expect. As your public TV and radio stations, we can provide on our website most everything we do on the air. We can make it more accessible and interactive, allowing you to time shift, download and travel with us anywhere in the world. We can also make it the most confusing experience anyone ever imagined. Confusion is not our goal! The new WILL website was built on the lessons we’ve learned since University of Illinois students Marc Andreessen and Eric Bina developed NCSA Mosaic in 1993, pioneering a still-unfolding revolution in how we access, share and create information, media, knowledge and nonsense of all types. You will probably notice that our new site is less cluttered and faster to use. The site also works well on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, and is an example of a technique called Responsive Web Design. Most importantly, the new WILL website makes it easy to find what you’re looking for. How do we know this? Analytics technology allows us to understand how people are using our site. We can see which pages people visit, how they got there and how long they stay on particular pages. We can’t see who they are, and we aren’t about to invade anyone’s privacy! But we can tell what most people are looking for, so we can build in ways to make that information readily apparent. That’s why specific things are obvious when you go to our new home page: News, Agriculture, Schedules, Weather and Listen. The vast majority of our website visitors are looking for these things. Meanwhile, our new navigation provides quick access to everything else on the site. And because we also want you to find great things you didn’t expect, we present tantalizing glimpses of station events, specials and highlights, without clutter and confusion. At least, we hope we’re doing these things well, and that our new website works for you. If so, I’d love to hear it, but if not I want to hear that, too! As always, your feedback and suggestions help us make our website better tomorrow than it is today.


The Bletchley Circle follows four women with extraordinary ability to break codes—a skill honed during World War II when they worked undercover at Bletchley Park, site of the United Kingdom’s main decryption establishment.

theory about the crimes seriously. When she realizes the murderer is creating a pattern without knowing it, Susan becomes convinced she and her former colleagues can crack the murders and bring the culprit to justice.

Susan, Millie, Lucy and Jean have returned to civilian life, keeping their intelligence work secret from even family and friends. But a series of ghastly murders targeting women reunites the team as they set out to decode the pattern behind the crimes.

The new three-part series, which combines a vivid portrait of post-war Britain with an original mystery that is equal parts thriller and whodunit, debuted last September in the U.K. to critical acclaim. The first episode follows Masterpiece’s Mr. Selfridge at 9 pm Sunday, April 21, and continues at that time Sundays, April 28 and May 5, on WILL-TV.

Two-time BAFTA award-winner Anna Maxwell Martin (South Riding, Bleak House) stars as Susan, now a housewife with two children, who has collected data on a series of murders and tried, unsuccessfully, to convince the police that another is imminent.

Photos: Courtesy of ©Laurence Cendrowicz/World Productions

New murder mystery set in 1950s London

Rachael Stirling (Women in Love, Boy Meets Girl) is Millie, the feistiest of the bunch, conversant in 14 languages, worldly and street smart. Sophie Rundle (right) plays Lucy, a young woman equipped with a photographic memory. Julie Graham (Doc Martin), oldest of the four, is the former head of the Bletchley Park unit. Initially unaware of her Bletchley background, the police don’t take Susan’s PATTERNS • APRIL 2013 1


Now you can see and hear it!

Ever wonder what Carl Kasell looks like when he does his impersonations of newsmakers? Now’s your chance to find out. NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! is coming to the big screen—at the Savoy 16 in Champaign, with host Peter Sagal, and panelists Mo Rocca, Tom Bodett and Paula Poundstone, as well as special guests you won’t want to miss. Save the date to join Illinois Public Media at the Savoy 16 for the first ever Wait Wait… cinema event, beamed live from New York on Thursday, May 2, at 7 pm. The taped encore showing will be at 7:30 pm Tuesday, May 7, at the Savoy 16. Tickets are $22 for the May 2 show and $18 for the May 7 show. Buy them online at fathomevents.com or in person at the Savoy 16.

Looking forward to our April radio membership drive After our first Clear the Air campaign for WILL Radio in February—which exceeded our $40,000 goal by more than $3,000 without pledge interruptions of more than 60 seconds—many listeners wonder if every drive will be like this. While we were thrilled with the response we received in February, we also realize that one approach doesn’t work for all listeners. For example, despite the fact that we matched our February 2012 drive total, 2 PATTERNS • APRIL 2013

Photo: ©2004 NPR by Tony Nagelmann

Wait Wait …

we heard from 90 fewer pledgers and saw a very significant decline in new members. Although financial goals are a big part of our fund drives, we also see the drives as a great opportunity to attract a diverse group of new supporters to WILL. So our annual spring membership drive toward the end of April will include more typical pledge breaks—which remain one of the best ways WILL can share the story of our stations and the importance of our funding partnership with loyal listeners. But thanks in part to the strength of the Clear the Air campaign, we’ll also be experimenting with decreasing the amount of “pledge talk” during our core shows and suspending pledge breaks during some programs. And when we reach our drive goal, we promise to end all pledge breaks. We’re working to find the best balance between sharing our message, meeting our financial goals and providing the fewest content interruptions possible. Thank you for your support!

Coming soon: New WILL Radio app! Soon you can listen to WILL Radio anywhere by downloading our new free WILL Radio app for smart phones and mobile devices. The new app will be a way to listen with one touch, said Lisa Bralts, marketing director at Illinois Public Media. “The new app will make it easy to listen to programs that aired earlier in the day, such as Focus or Live and Local. If you get interrupted, you can stop listening and pick up where you left off,” Lisa said. “It’s another way of meeting people where they are,” she said. “Especially now that we’re streaming our FM signal, we want to make it possible for people to listen on demand.” We expect the app to be available within the month, if not sooner. Stay tuned!


More WILL Travel options

Two of our most popular tours are back for 2013!

s Above: Lismore Castle in Ireland. Left: The Hattery in Williamsburg.

The third annual Civil War Train trip on restored 1950s train cars visits Washington, D.C. and Williamsburg with sightseeing in Gettysburg and Virginia, along with other historic sites, museums and battlefields from Sept. 26-Oct. 6. A $200 discount applies to the first 30 people who book before April 30.

for free time or to follow the planned itinerary.

Also just announced is our 12-day return trip to England (and this year, Ireland) to visit selected settings for various programs, including Masterpiece, Last of the Summer Wine, Inspector Morse, Cadfael and many others. This Sept. 19-30 tour offers options

There is limited space available for our July 6-14 tour of English Gardens at the height of the season with Mid-American Gardener host Dianne Noland. “These trips offer not only opportunities for exploration and learning, but also include a built-in gift to support the WILL stations,” said director of development Danda Beard. See the full itinerary and pricing for all tours at will.illinois.edu/willtravel. For more information, please call Danda Beard at 217-333-9393.

A new way to listen to WILL-FM One of the reasons we’re excited about our new website is that we’re able to stream our FM radio signal over the Internet. WILLAM streaming began in July of 2000, but WILL-FM streaming was delayed because of requirements that we report our playlists to rights holders for the music.

service,” Bob said. “We quickly increased our capacity to allow for more listeners.” Just go to will.illinois.edu and click on “listen” at the top of the page, then select either WILL-AM or WILL-FM and the player will pop up.

Radio listeners told us they were eager to connect to FM on a Web stream. “It gives us another platform to make our quality FM programming available,” WILL station manager Bob Culkeen said. “We made it a priority during the redesign of our website.” During the first week of FM streaming, our Web server reached the limit on listeners able to connect to the radio streams. “That’s a good sign that people were already taking advantage of the new PATTERNS • APRIL 2013 3


weekdays

WILL-FM 90.9 and HD1 106.5 in Danville t Gustavo Dudamel (7 pm, 4/4 and 4/11)

6 am NPR Morning Edition

with Renee Montagne, Steve Inskeep and Chris Berube

9 am Classic Mornings with Vic Di Geronimo

Join Vic for music and companionship and make each morning a classic morning!

Noon Afternoon Classics

Jeff Esworthy, Julie Amacher, Lynn Warfel and Mindy Ratner keep you company throughout the afternoon. Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac is at 1:01. NPR News Headlines at 3:01.

The New York Philharmonic This Week 4/23 4/30

Wednesday: Fiesta! With Elbio Barilari 4/3

4 pm Live and Local with Kevin Kelly

Kevin’s get-together features music and a daily serving of news about, and interviews with, area musicmakers, plus a calendar of regional music events.

5 pm NPR All Things Considered

with Robert Siegel, Melissa Block and Michele Norris

7 pm The Evening Concert

Great performances from the great concert venues. Listings are subject to change.

Monday: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and a Special 4/1

4/8 4/15 4/22 4/29

Special: A Classical All-Fool’s Day: An Evening Concert Special from Illinois Public Media by Vincent Trauth The lighter side of classical, including Mozart’s A Musical Joke. MOZART; P.D.Q.BACH Manfred Honcek, cond; Eroica Trio BEETHOVEN Manfred Honcek, cond; Sir James Galway, flute HAYDN; MOZART Mariss Jansons, cond SCHUBERT; MOZART Manfred Honcek, cond; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano BEETHOVEN; JOH. STRAUSS, JR.

4/10 4/17

4/24

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra 4/4

4/11 4/18

4/25

4/9

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 4/16

Edo de Waart, cond BEETHOVEN

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Gustavo Dudamel, cond RAVEL; STRAVINSKY Gustavo Dudamel, cond; Leif Ove Andsnes, piano BEETHOVEN Marin Alsop, cond; Joshua Roman, cello; Michael Ward-Bergeman, hyper-accordion; Jamey Haddad, percussion TCAHIKOVSKY; GOLIJOV Vasily Petrenko, cond; Simon Trpceski, piano NIELSEN; GRIEG

Friday: Prairie Performances 4/5

4/12 4/19

The New York Philharmonic This Week

Alan Gilbert, cond; Glenn Dicterow, violin TCHAIKOVSKY; BARTOK Masaaki Suzuki, cond; Bach Collegium Japan; Yale Schola Cantorum: Sherezade Panthaki, director; Tyler Duncan, baritone BACH; MENDELSSOHN

Mi Alma Mexicana/Mexican Orchestral Music; and The Music of Gustavo Leone IBARRA; LEONE Four Great Uruguayan Composers; and Venezuelan Composer Ricardo Lorenz TOSAR; LORENZ Three Brazilian Composers Who Are Not Villa Lobos!; and Five Centuries of Latin American Music GUARNIERI; LAMARQUE-PONS Smiles and Tears; and The French Connection GARCIA-VIGIL; VILLA-LOBOS

Thursday:

Tuesday: 4/2

Bernard Labadie, cond; Isabel Faust, violin BACH András Schiff, cond and pianist BACH; SCHUMANN

4/26

Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra      Oratorio (3/2/13) Michael Luxner, cond PORPORA; REYMAN; PECK; MOZART  The Prairie Ensemble Kevin Kelly, cond Sinfonia da Camera St. Matthew Passion (3/30/13) Ian Hobson, music director Fred Stoltzfus, guest cond BACH Illinois Chamber Orchestra Pure Passion (1/25- 26/13) Alastair Willis, cond ELGAR; GOLIJOV; COPLAND

9 pm Night Music

Gillian Martin, Bob Christiansen, Ward Jacobson, Scott Blankenship or John Zech keep you company through the night and into the morning. NPR News Headlines at 9:01.


saturdays & sundays

s Simon O’Neill (noon, 4/13)

saturdays 7 am

NPR Weekend Edition with Scott Simon

9 am

s Deborah Voigt (noon, 4/13 and 4/20)

Classics By Request

John Frayne plays requests for two hours at this time each Saturday. Submit requests at classreq@illinois. edu or 217-300-4319. Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac at 9:01.

11 am

Classics of the Phonograph

John Frayne’s weekly exploration of memorable recordings from the 20th century. *Note 10 am start on 4/13 and 4/20. 4/6 Wolfgang Sawallisch, In Memoriam: 19232013, from Munich to Philadelphia 4/13 *Voices of Spring in Many Genres 4/20 *Deutsche Grammophon’s Singles, 45 rpm Issues of the 1950 and 1960s 4/27 The Wagner Bicentennial: Great Wagner Conductors of the 1920s and 1930s: Albert Coates, Karl Muck, Leo Blech

sundays 7 am NPR Weekend Edition with Rachel Martin

9 am Sunday Baroque

Suzanne Bona provides relaxing early music by the likes of Bach, Handel and Vivaldi. Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac at 9:01.

1 pm From the Top

A live performance program featuring America’s best young classical musicians, hosted by pianist Christopher O’Riley.

Noon

2 pm

The Met Season of live broadcasts continues. *Note 11 am start on 4/13 and 4/20. 4/6 DAS RHEINGOLD (Wagner). Luisi, cond, with Harmer, Blythe, Arwady, Margita, Siegel, Delavan, Owens, Selig, Koenig and Met Opera Ensemble. 4/13 *DIE WALKUERE (Wagner). Luisi, cond, with Voigt, Serafin, Blythe, O’Neill, Delavan, Koenig and Met Opera Ensemble. 4/20 *SIEGFRIED (Wagner). Luisi, cond, with Voigt, Arwady, Hunter Morris, Siegel, Delavan, Owens and Met Opera Ensemble. 4/27 GIULIO CESARE (Handel). Bicket, cond, with Dessay, Coote, Bardon, Daniels, Dumaux, Loconsolo and Met Opera Ensemble.

Garrison Keillor and friends present music, skits and the latest news from Lake Wobegon.

Afternoon at the Opera

4 pm

NPR All Things Considered

5 pm

A Prairie Home Companion

Garrison Keillor and friends present music, skits, and the latest news from Lake Wobegon. [Also Sundays at 2 pm]

7 pm

Classics All Night

A Prairie Home Companion

4 pm NPR All Things Considered

5 pm Classical Music

Mindy Ratner and Valerie Kahler are your hosts. NPR News Headlines at 7:01.

10 pm Harmonia

Angela Mariani presents Baroque and early music. NPR News Headlines at 10:01.

11 pm The Romantic Hours

Music, poetry and romance with Mona Golabek.

midnight Classical Music

Scott Blankenship and John Zech are your hosts throughout the night and into the morning.

Bob Christiansen and Scott Blankenship keep you company Saturday night and into Sunday morning. NPR News Headlines at 7:01 and 10:01. PATTERNS • APRIL 2013 5


101.1 and 90.9 HD2

weekdays 6-9 am Classical Music 9 am-noon Classic Mornings with Vic Di Geronimo Join Vic for music and companionship and make each morning a classic morning!

Noon-overnight Classical Music; Fridays 7-9, Prairie Performances (see listings page 4)

Saturdays 7-9 am Classical Music 9-11 am Classics by Request John Frayne plays requests at this time each Saturday. Submit requests at classreq@illinois.edu or 217-300-4319.

11 am-Noon Classics of the Phonograph John Frayne’s weekly exploration of memorable recordings from the 20th century. See page 5 for listings.

Noon-overnight Classical Music

Sundays all day Classical Music

What we’re focusing on By Lindsey Moon, Focus producer As a supporter of WILL, you already know that Focus has been transitioning. I’m here to assure you that the dedicated and talented team at WILL is determined to make this transition an empowering part of Focus’ rich legacy. The show has always inspired a special kind of community, one that values truth and is made up of people who can see past skin color, religious/ political affiliation, ethnic identity and gender to talk civilly about the problems and controversies that are relevant in our world today. Just like you always have, by tuning in to Focus, you’re still joining that community. We are continuing to foster conversation and answer your questions, and I’m working to make Focus more lively and engaging than ever. Our conversations may only be on the air for an hour each day, but we’re going beyond the headlines online 24/7. On WILL’s new website and on Focus’ new Facebook and Twitter pages, you can find out what’s coming up and can give us input about what you want to hear and who you want to hear from long before a show makes it to air. We’re creating a new schedule for regular program guests, and the show is soon getting theme music. Tune in every third Friday for personal finance advice, and let us know what questions you have about your lawn and garden every second Friday of the month from now until October. As producer, I’m committed to building the Focus community and making the show stronger than ever. I can’t wait to hear your feedback. Reach me on Twitter @lindseysmoon or @Focus580 or email lmoon@illinois.edu. Keep in touch with the program at www.facebook.com/Focus580. t Focus interim host Jim Meadows and Focus producer Lindsey Moon.

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FM 90.9 HD3

AM 580 Listener Comments: 217-333-0853 / willamfm@illinois.edu

Saturday

Sunday

5:00 6:00 6:30 7:00 9:00

BBC Overnight Continued Commodity Week Mid-American Gardener NPR Weekend Edition Car Talk

BBC World Service Inside Europe

10:00

Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me

Says You

Fresh Air NPR News 11:01

11:00

State Week in Review

Car Talk

11:30

Commodity Week

The Afternoon Magazine with Chris Berube NPR News 12:01

Noon

Travel with Rick Steves

On the Media

Talk of the Nation

1:00

This American Life

State of the Re:Union

The Closing Market Report NPR News 2:01

2:00

The Midnight Special

The Tavis Smiley Show

BBC Business Daily

2:36

The World

3:00

All Things Considered with Jeff Bossert

4:00

NPR All Things Considered

All Things Considered

5:00

The People’s Pharmacy

Keepin’ the Faith

6:00 7:00

Commonwealth Club Living on Earth

Focus with Jim Meadows (repeat of 10 am program)

8:00

Latino USA

This American Life To the Best of Our Knowledge

8:30

Left, Right & Center

On Point

9:00

Alternative Radio

New Dimensions

10:00

Bookworm

10:30

Le Show

New Letters on the Air

11:006 am

BBC World Service

Monday–Friday NPR Morning Edition with Chris Berube

BBC World Briefing Focus with Jim Meadows NPR News 10:01

Fresh Air (repeat of 11 am program)

FOCUS BBC World Service

NPR Weekend Edition

Wait Wait ...

BBC World Service

Bold Listing = National/International News

Agriculture Catch our interactive talk show with host Jim Meadows live weekdays at 10 am, then continue the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Listen to archived programs anytime at will.illinois.edu/focus.

Weather Monday-Friday AM: 6:09, 6:20, 6:35, 6:50, 7:09, 7:20, 7:35, 7:50, 8:09, 8:20, 8:35, 8:50 PM: 12:37, 4:06, 4:35, 5:06, 5:35 Saturday and Sunday Occasional updates

Dave Dickey, agriculture director; Todd Gleason, host, Closing Market Report & Commodity Week

Pre-Opening Market Report: 8:49 am; Opening Market Report: 9:49 am; Market Update: 10:58 and 11:58 am; Ag and Stock Market Report: 12:55 pm; Settlements: 1:58 pm; Closing Market Report: 2:06 pm. To listen to archived ag reports, sign up for the Illinois Public Media Ag E-newsletter, or download our agricultural podcasts, visit www.willag.org. Call 217-333-3434 for market analysis, updated at 9:15 am and 3:15 pm daily.

Illinois Public Media News The news from Illinois Public Media’s award-winning staff of reporters — Jim Meadows, Jeff Bossert and Sean Powers—can be heard during Morning Edition, The Afternoon Magazine and All Things Considered.

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12.3

WILL-TV Cooking—6-8 am; noon-2 pm Sun and Wed: Caprial and John’s Kitchen/Taste This! (begins 4/7); Cooking Odyssey; Sara’s Weeknight Meals; Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup Mon and Fri: Taste of Louisiana; Bake, Decorate, Celebrate/Pati’s Mexican Table (begins 4/15); Ciao Italia; Jazzy Vegetarian Tue and Thur: Joanne Weir Cooking Confidence/ Kimchi Chronicles (begins 4/4); P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table; New Scandinavian Cooking; Christina Cooks Travel—8-9 am; 2-3 pm Sun and Wed: GrandView; The New Fly Fisher Mon and Fri: Richard Bangs’ Quest for Wonder/ Richard Bangs’ Adventure with Purpose (begins 4/5) Tue and Thu: Smart Travels—Europe with Rudy Maxa; Music Voyager Gardening/Home Improvement—9-11 am; 3-5 pm Mon and Fri: This Old House; American Woodshop; P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home; B Organic with Michele Beschen/Around the House with Matt and Shari (begins 4/5)

Tue and Thu: Hometime; Woodsmith Shop; Victory Garden; For Your Home Wed: Ask This Old House; Rough Cut with Tommy Mac; Garden Smart; Katie Brown Workshop Sun: Ask This Old House; Rough Cut with Tommy Mac; Growing a Greener World; Katie Brown Workshop Arts and Crafts—5-6 am; 11-noon Sun and Wed: It’s Sew Easy; Best of Simply Painting Across Europe/Color World with Gary Spetz (begins 4/10) Mon and Fri: Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel; Paint This with Jerry Yarnell Tue and Thu: Quilting Arts; Best of the Joy of Painting Saturday Marathons—5-11 am; 5-11 pm April 6/7: Simply Shrimp April 13/14: Travel Smart—Pacific Rim April 20/21: It’s Not Easy Being Green April 27/28: Motivation, Renovation

See the full Create schedule at will.illinois.edu/tv/schedule

Primetime Schedule Monday-Friday

9:00 PBS NewsHour 10:00 Nightly Business Report 10:30 Journal

Mondays

7:00 Lost Bird Project (4/22); The National Park- to-Park Highway (4/29) 7:30 American Masters (4/1); Going Blind (4/8); Orchestra of Exiles (4/15) 8:00 Bitter Seeds (4/22); Niagara Falls (4/29) 11:00 American Masters (4/1); Seeds of Resiliency (4/8); Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resis- tance (4/15); Play Again (4/22); The National Park-to-Park Highway (4/29)

12.2 Thursdays

7:00 Eat, Fast and Live Longer with Michael Mosley (4/4); Truth About Exercise with Michael Mosley (4/11); Guts with Michael Mosley (4/18); Secrets of the Dead (4/25) 8:00 NOVA ScienceNow 11:00 NOVA

Fridays

8:00 American Masters (4/5); Sacred Stick (4/12); POV (4/26) 11:00 American Masters (4/5); Kind Hearted Wom- an (4/12, 4/19); The Central Park Five (4/26)

Saturdays

7:00 Hope Givers (4/2); Bonsai People (4/9); Finding Kalman (4/16); Saving the Ocean (4/23, 4/30) 7:30 Labyrinth (4/16); Saving the Ocean (4/23, 4/30) 8:00 Nature 11:00 AfroPop (4/2, 4/9); Pacific Heartbeat (4/16, 4/23, 4/30)

7:00 Washington Week 7:30 McLaughlin Group 8:00 Need to Know 8:30 Inside Washington 9:00 A Life of Graham Greene (4/6); American Masters (4/13, 4/20); The Dust Bowl (4/27) 10:00 Hemingway in Cuba (4/6) 10:30 Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter (4/13) 11:00 Moyers & Company

Wednesdays

Sundays

Tuesdays

7:00 Independent Lens (4/17) 8:00 Frontline 11:00 180 Days: A Year Inside an American High School (4/3); Independent Lens (4/10, 4/17); Visa Dream (4/24) 11:30 Independent Lens (4/24)

7:00 America Reframed 8:30 Return (4/14); Finding Kalman (4/21) 9:00 Global Voices 10:00 AfroPop (4/7, 4/14); Pacific Heartbeat (4/21, 4/28) 11:00 America Reframed

See the full World schedule at will.illinois.edu/tv/schedule

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WILL-TV daytime

David Thiel, Content Director

Monday - Friday Market to Market (M) Nightly Business Report (T-F) Body Electric (M, W, F) Sit and Be Fit (T, Th) Clifford Martha Speaks Curious George/Curious George Swings Into Spring (1 hour, 4/22 and 4/26 The Cat in the Hat Super WHY! Dinosaur Train Sesame Street

Saturday

Sunday

5:00

Angelina Ballerina

French in Action

5:30

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Destinos

6:00

Curious George/Swings Into Spring (4/27) The Cat in the Hat Super WHY!

Curious George/Swings Into Spring (4/28) The Cat in the Hat Super WHY!

6:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30

Dinosaur Train Cyberchase Wild Kratts Electric Company SciGirls Moyers & Company

Word World Barney & Friends

Dinosaur Train Thomas & Friends Bob the Builder Sid the Science Kid Motorweek Growing a Greener World P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home 11:00 Mid-American Gardener 11:30 Victory Garden

Super Why! Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Noon America’s Test Kitchen 12:30 Cook's Country

T he McLaughlin Group Religion + Ethics Newsweekly

Sewing Programs

1:00

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Sid the Science Kid

▲ ▲

Painting and How To Programs How To Programs

The Cat in the Hat Arthur WordGirl Wild Kratts Electric Company

BBC World News Nightly Business Report PBS NewsHour 1:00 pm Sewing M: Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting Tu: Sewing with Nancy W: Knitting Daily Th: Sew It All F: It’s Sew Easy/Quilting Arts (begins 4/12)

1:30 2:00 2:30 3:00 3:30 4:00 4:30

5:00 5:30 6:00

Martha Stewart’s Cooking School Pati’s Mexican Table/Martha Bakes (begins 4/13)

America’s Heartland Market to Market

SPECIALS

Rick Steves’ Europe

4/7 1:00, Linus Pauling 2:00, Digital Man / Digital World 3:00, 1962 World’s Fair 4:00, Agatha Christie’s Poirot 5:00, Hustle 6:00, Doctor Who 4/14 1:00, Great Performances at the Met: La Clemenza di Tito 3:30, Stella is 95 4:00, Agatha Christie’s Poirot 5:00, Hustle 6:00, Doctor Who 4/21 1:00, The Battle for Energy, Economy and Environment 2:00, Water Pressures 3:00, Bitter Seeds 4:00, Agatha Christie’s Poirot 5:00, Hustle 6:00, Doctor Who 4/28 1:00, 3 Miles an Hour 2:00, The Birth of Big Game Fishing 3:00, Wilderness: The Great Debate 4:00, Agatha Christie’s Poirot 5:00, Hustle 6:00, Doctor Who

Lawrence Welk

See listings or above

Sara’s Weeknight Meals Mind of a Chef Joseph Rosendo’s Travelscape Heartland Highways Hometime This Old House Hour

1:30 pm Painting and How To M: Best of Joy of Painting Tu: Paint This with Jerry Yarnell W: Beauty of Oil Painting Th: Painting with Paulson F: Beads, Baubles and Jewels

2:00 pm How To M: Rough Cut-Woodworking with Tommy Mac Tu: Wai Lana Yoga W: Garden Smart Th: B Organic

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april tv features More than skin deep

NOVA takes a new look at Australia

Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. Now, Australia’s First 4 Billion Years—a new four-part NOVA mini-series hosted by scientist Richard Smith—introduces you to titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and deadly asteroids in the untold story of the Land Down Under. The series premieres at 8 pm Wednesday, April 10.

Photo: Courtesy of Jerry Herman

Michael Feinstein returns with season 3 of his American Songbook series at 8 pm Friday, April 5. In Show Tunes, the first of three episodes, Feinstein talks with Stephen Sondheim, Angela Lansbury and Christine Ebersole about great American musicals. Highlights include Sondheim discussing the composers he most admires; Tony Award-winner Ebersole performing all-time great show tunes; and Lansbury reflecting on her Broadway career. The second episode follows at 9 pm with the third at 9 pm Friday, April 12.

Photo: Courtesy of Ian Kerr

What did you say, fern?

From the Great Basin Desert to the coastal rainforests of Canada’s west coast, journey into the secret world of plants to discover an astonishing landscape where plants eavesdrop on each other, talk to their allies, call in insect mercenaries and nurture their young. It’s a world of pulsing activity where plants are a lot more intelligent than you think. Nature: What Plants Talk About airs at 7 pm Wednesday, April 3. And remember, we talk about plants each Thursday at 7 pm on WILL-TV’s Mid-American Gardener.

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Singing America’s music

Girl Model, a new film from POV, goes behind the facade of the modeling industry by following two people whose lives intersect because of it. Ashley is a deeply conflicted American model scout, and 13-year-old Nadya (right), plucked from a remote Siberian village and promised a lucrative career in Japan, is her latest discovery. As the young girl searches for glamour and an escape from poverty, she confronts the harsh realities of a culture that worships youth—and an industry that makes perpetual childhood a globally traded commodity. The 90-minute program airs at 9 pm Friday, April 19.


The individual side of exercise Our one-size-fits-all approach to maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle is rarely questioned, but with recent advances in genetic testing technology and brain stimulation techniques, scientists are uncovering the new and surprising truths about what exercise is really doing to our bodies, and why each of us responds to it differently. Now, in The Truth About Exercise (9 pm Wednesday, April 10) physician and journalist Michael Mosley reveals those truths.

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Ken Burns examines a notorious crime

Late in the evening of April 19, 1989, Tricia Meili, a 28-year-old investment banker, went jogging through Central Park in New York City. When she was found hours later, she had been brutally raped, beaten and left for dead. The Central Park Five (8 pm Tuesday, April 16), a new film from Ken Burns, examines the notorious crime, the media response and the public outcry it triggered. In addition, the film addresses the miscarriage of justice that followed the crime, probing larger issues about our nation’s complicated past.

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Keeping a promise to never forget Prisoners within the Czech Republic’s Terezin concentration camp stood up to their Nazi oppressors with tireless rehearsals of Verdi’s Requiem, ultimately performing the work in Latin for members of the Red Cross and the architect of the concentration camp system, Adolf Eichmann. Six decades later, conductor Murry Sidlin and a new choir bring Requiem to Terezin once again, and the story of courageous conductor Raphael Schachter back to life. Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance airs at 9 pm Sunday, April 7.

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WILL-TV Friday Night Public Affairs 7:00 Washington Week 7:30 Need to Know

BritCom Saturday Night 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:15

As Time Goes By Waiting for God Keeping Up Appearances After You’ve Gone Red Green Show Doctor Who Doctor Who Confidential

1Monday 7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 1 of 3. Repeated 4 am Wednesday; and 3 am and 7 pm Saturday. 8:00 Kind Hearted Woman (TV-PG) Part 1 of 2. Filmmaker David Sutherland profiles Robin Charboneau, an Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation, as she struggles to raise her children, further her education, heal the wounds of sexual abuse and battle alcoholism. Repeated midnight Tuesday; and 2 am Thursday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

2Tuesday

7:00 History Detectives (TV-PG) A biography of Kit Carson, a saddle with a connection to Hollywood actor and stuntman Yakima Canutt, sheet music for Tumbling Tumbleweeds and a basket that might have been made by a pivotal character in the Modoc Indian wars. Repeated 3 am Wednesday; 4 am Friday; and 4 am Monday. 8:00 Kind Hearted Woman (TV-PG) Part 2 of 2. Filmmaker David Sutherland profiles Robin Charboneau, an Oglala Sioux woman living on North Dakota’s Spirit Lake Reservation, as she struggles to raise her children, further her education, heal the wounds of sexual abuse and battle alcoholism. Repeated midnight Wednesday; 1 am Friday; and 1 am Sunday. 11:00 Charlie Rose

3Wednesday

7:00 Nature (TV-G) What Plants Talk About. See article page 10. Repeated midnight Thursday. 8:00 NOVA (TV-G) Ancient Computer. A look at the detective work that uncovered the truth about a lump of metal found in a 2,000-year-old shipwreck—which turned out to be the world’s first computer. Repeated 1 am Thursday. 9:00 Eat, Fast and Live Longer with Michael Mosley (TV-PG) British physician and journalist Michael Mosley explores the powerful new science behind the idea of fasting’s role in a longer, healthier life. Repeated 4 am Thursday; 3 am Monday; and 4 am Tuesday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine

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10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

4Thursday

7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am Saturday. 7:30 Rudy Maxa’s World (TV-G) 8:00 Hustle The Hustler’s News of Today. The team decides to take down a tabloid newspaper’s editor and a reporter after they print a story that falsely accuses a close friend of Stacie’s of embezzling funds from a charity. Repeated 5 pm Sunday. 9:00 Agatha Christie’s Poirot (TV-PG) Double Sin. During a brief holiday, Hastings and Poirot encounter a fellow passenger who confides that she is carrying valuable antiques which are later stolen. Repeated 4 pm Sunday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

5Friday

7:00 Friday Night Public Affairs See above left. 8:00 Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook (TV-PG) Show Tunes. See article page 10. Repeated 1 am Saturday. 9:00 Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook (TV-PG) Let’s Dance. Feinstein discovers why Fred Astaire was the favorite singer of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and the Gershwins and enlists Liza Minnelli’s expertise in a deconstruction of a dance number from a musical perspective. Repeated 2 am Saturday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

6Saturday

7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 2 of 3. Repeated from 7 pm Monday. 8:00 Britcom Saturday Night See above left. 11:30 Austin City Limits (TV-PG) Bon Iver.

7Sunday 7:00 Call The Midwife (TV-PG) Part 2 of 8. After the Kelly family’s newborn son dies in unexplained circumstances, Cynthia comes under scrutiny from the police and the pregnant women of Poplar. Chummy decides to pursue her dream and a chance encounter returns Jimmy to Jenny’s life. Repeated 2 am Tuesday. 8:00 Masterpiece Classic (TV-PG) Mr. Selfridge. Part 2 of 8. Harry skirts scandal by putting cosmetics at the front of the store. Meanwhile, his private life gets complicated as Ellen Love, Lady Mae and his wife, Rose, make waves. Repeated 12:30 am Monday; and 3 am Tuesday.


WILL-TV 9:00 Defiant Requiem: Voices of Resistance See article page 11. Repeated 1:30 am Monday. 10:30 Infinity Hall Live (TV-PG) Buckwheat Zydeco. 11:30 Woodsongs (TV-G) Iris Dement.

8Monday 7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 2 of 3. Repeated 1 am Tuesday; 3 am and 7 pm Saturday. 8:00 Market Warriors (TV-PG) Antiquing In Chicago, Ill. The pickers head to the Randolph Street Market with the target assignment to find something from the 1970s. Repeated midnight Tuesday; and 4 am 4/15. 9:00 Independent Lens (TV-PG) The House I Live In. See article page 17. Repeated 2 am Sunday. 11:00 Charlie Rose

9Tuesday 7:00 American Masters (TV-PG) Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character. A look at this comedienne’s painful childhood, hugely successful variety show and the dramatic career that followed her program’s 11-year run. Repeated midnight and 3 am Wednesday; 3 am Thursday; and 1 am Friday. 8:30 Pioneers of Television Carol Burnett & the Funny Ladies. Material from the first Pioneers of Television episode of the current season celebrates Burnett’s career. 9:00 Frontline Syria Behind the Lines. A look at the bloody uprising against President Bashar Al Assad and its devastating effects on Syria’s society. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

10Wednesday 7:00 Nature (TV-PG) (DVS) Clash: Encounters of Bears and Wolves. A study of what happens when two great predators come face to face in Yellowstone. Repeated midnight Thursday; and 3 am Friday. 8:00 NOVA (TV-PG) Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Awakening. Part 1 of 4. See article page 10. Repeated 1 am Thursday; and 4 am Friday. 9:00 The Truth About Exercise with Michael Mosley (TV-PG) See article page 11. Repeated 2 am Thursday; 3 am Monday; and 4 am Tuesday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

11Thursday

7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am Saturday. 7:30 Rudy Maxa’s World (TV-G) 8:00 Hustle Law and Corruption. The crew is arrested after cocaine is “found” in a suitcase Mickey was carrying from their last con. Repeated 5 pm Sunday. 9:00 Agatha Christie’s Poirot (TV-PG) The Adventure of the Cheap Flat. To help a young couple, Poirot uncovers the mystery of why a fashionable London flat is available for a nominal rent. Repeated 4 pm Sunday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

12Friday

7:00 Friday Night Public Affairs See page 12. 8:00 Live from Lincoln Center Josh Groban: All That Echoes. See article page 17. Repeated 1 am Saturday.

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WILL-TV 9:00 Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook (TV-PG) On The Air. Through interviews (including one of the last with TV and stage star Rose Marie) and archival clips, trace the golden age of radio, plus go behind the scenes on Feinstein’s current radio program. Repeated 2 am Saturday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

13Saturday

7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 2 of 3. Repeated from 7 pm Monday. 8:00 Britcom Saturday Night See page 12. 11:30 Austin City Limits (TV-PG) John Legend & The Roots.

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7:00 Call The Midwife (TV-PG) Part 3 of 8. Jenny works at a short-staffed London Hospital with an intimidating surgeon while the nuns and midwives meet a pair of identical twins, one of whom is pregnant. Repeated 2 am Tuesday. 8:00 Masterpiece Classic (TV-PG) Part 3 of 8. Ellen’s future as the Spirit of Selfridge is on the line; renowned ballerina Anna Pavlova causes a sensation at the store; Rose makes a revelation to her portrait painter. Repeated 12:30 am Monday; and 3 am Tuesday. 9:00 Orchestra of Exiles (TV-PG) The four-year odyssey of world famous violinist Bronislaw Huberman to create a top-flight symphony orchestra in the desert outback of Palestine, which saves 1,000 Jews from the Holocaust. Repeated 1:30 am Monday. 10:30 Infinity Hall Live (TV-PG) Jonathan Edwards. 11:30 Woodsongs (TV-G) Celebration of Reggae with the Wailers and Junior Toots.

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7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 3 of 3. Repeated 1 am Tuesday; 4 am Wednesday; and 7 pm Saturday. 8:00 Market Warriors (TV-PG) Antiquing In Rochester, Minn. The pickers head to the annual Gold Rush Show with the assignment to find something French. Repeated midnight Tuesday; and 4 am Monday. 9:00 Independent Lens (TV-PG) Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, this film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society’s anxieties about women’s liberation. Repeated 3 am Thursday and 1 am Sunday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

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16Tuesday 7:00 In Performance at the White House Memphis Soul. President and Mrs. Obama host this program featuring Al Green, Queen Latifah, Justin Timberlake and others as they honor the 1960s sounds of legendary labels such as Stax-Volt Records. 8:00 The Central Park Five (TV-MA) (DVS) See article page 11. Repeated 1 am Wednesday; 1 am Friday; 2 am Sunday; and 2 am Monday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

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7:00 Nature (TV-PG) The Mystery of Eels. Artist, writer and naturalist James Prosek sheds light on this animal and the strange behavior it inspires in those who seek to know it. Repeated midnight Thursday; and 3 am Friday. 8:00 NOVA (TV-PG) Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes. Part 2 of 4. See article page 10. Repeated 1 am Thursday; and 4 am Friday. 9:00 Guts with Michael Mosley (TV-PG) British physician and journalist Michael Mosley reveals the secret life of our digestive tract, talking with medical experts to explain the various functions. Repeated 2 am Thursday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

18Thursday 7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am Saturday. 7:30 Rudy Maxa’s World (TV-G) 8:00 Hustle As One Flew Out, One Flew In. With Mickey heading to Australia to help pull off a major con, Danny steps in with a plan to sell the Hollywood sign to a film memorabilia fanatic. Repeated 5 pm Sunday. 9:00 Agatha Christie’s Poirot (TV-PG) The Kidnapped Prime Minister. Poirot is called in when the British Prime Minister is kidnapped in France en route to a disarmament conference. Repeated 4 pm Sunday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

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7:00 Friday Night Public Affairs See page 12. 8:00 Live from Lincoln Center (TV-G) We’ll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith Starring Stephanie Blythe. The opera dynamo uses her commanding voice to pay tribute to the singer whose music helped comfort and galvanize our nation during WWII. Repeated 1 am Saturday. 9:00 POV (TV-PG) Girl Model. See article page 10.


WILL-TV 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

20Saturday

7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 3 of 3. Repeated from 7 pm Monday. 8:00 Britcom Saturday Night See page 12. 11:30 Austin City Limits (TV-PG) Florence + The Machine/Lykke Li.

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7:00 Call The Midwife (TV-PG) Part 4 of 8. Jenny struggles with the implications of a baby born with spina bifida and Nonnatus House plays host to an acquaintance of Chummy’s, an eccentric cleric who befriends Jane. Repeated 2 am Tuesday. 8:00 Masterpiece Classic (TV-PG) Mr. Selfridge. Part 4 of 8. Spunky shop girl Agnes Towler returns to work—but all is not well as Harry and Rose face a moment of truth, Ellen confronts Harry, and alcohol, pills and driving under the influence take their toll. Repeated midnight Monday; and 4 am Tuesday. 9:00 The Bletchley Circle (TV-14) Part 1 of 3. See article page 1. Repeated 1 am Monday; and 3 am Tuesday. 10:00 Infinity Hall Live (TV-PG) Dawes. 11:00 Woodsongs (TV-G) Caroline Herring and Shel.

22Monday

7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Rapid City, S.D. Part 1 of 3. Repeated 1 am Tuesday; 4 am Friday; and 7 pm Saturday. 8:00 Market Warriors (TV-PG) Antiquing In Liberty, N.C. The pickers travel to the biannual Liberty Antique Festival, with more than 400 dealers, to search for 20thcentury American items. Repeated midnight Tuesday. 9:00 Independent Lens (TV-PG) The Island President. Repeated 3 am

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Wednesday; and 2 am Sunday. See article page 18 about this movie as April’s Community Cinema event. 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

23Tuesday

7:00 The Dust Bowl (TV-PG) (DVS) The Great Plow Up. Part 1 of 2. Ken Burns conveys the impact of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America’s history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, the desperation of hungry families and how they managed to find hope. Repeated midnight Wednesday; 3 am Thursday; and 1 am Friday. 9:00 Frontline The Retirement Gamble. A revealing look at how America’s financial institutions are imperiling secure futures for individuals. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

24Wednesday

7:00 Nature Jungle Eagle. A team of videographers ventures deep into the South American jungle to film the monkey-eating harpy eagle, the most powerful raptor in the world. Soon, the tables turn as one of these massive birds starts following the team. Repeated midnight Thursday. 8:00 NOVA (TV-PG) Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Monsters. Part 3 of 4. See article page 10. Repeated 1 am Thursday. 9:00 Nature (TV-PG) (DVS) Kangaroo Mob. Over the course of a droughtstricken year, a team of ecologists follow a family of kangaroos in Australia’s capital city to study what happens when human development encroaches on wildlife habitat. Repeated 2 am Thursday; and 3 am Friday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

Conductor’s Choice

Saturday, May 4, 2013 • 7:30 pm McKinley Presbyterian Church, Champaign with Bernhard Scully, horn W. A. Mozart: Symphony No. 25 Richard Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5 PATTERNS • APRIL 2013 15


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25Thursday 7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am Saturday. 7:30 Rudy Maxa’s World (TV-G) 8:00 Hustle Signing Up to Wealth. Danny begins interviews for a new grifter as the team targets a ruthless porn baron with a scheme to sell him a prize-winning horse. Repeated 5 pm Sunday. 9:00 Agatha Christie’s Poirot (TV-PG) The Adventure of the Western Star. Film star Marie Marvelle shows Poirot letters demanding the return of her magnificent diamond, but before he can investigate, the gem is stolen. Repeated 4 pm Sunday. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

26Friday

7:00 Friday Night Public Affairs See page 12. 8:00 Live from Lincoln Center Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel with the New York Philharmonic. This performance features Kelli O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Stephanie Blythe, conducted by Rob Fisher. Repeated 1 am Saturday; and 2 am Monday. 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

27Saturday

7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Rapid City, S.D. Part 2 of 3. Repeated from 7 pm Monday. 8:00 Britcom Saturday Night See page 12. 11:30 Austin City Limits (TV-PG) Coldplay.

28Sunday 7:00 Call The Midwife (TV-PG) Part 5 of 8. The Poplar community prepares for the annual Summer Fete that will introduce

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a baby show. Meanwhile, Jenny meets an impoverished mother of eight who is distraught that she may be pregnant again. Repeated 2 am Tuesday. 8:00 Masterpiece Classic (TV-PG) Mr. Selfridge. Part 5 of 8. Mr. Grove takes over in Harry’s absence, but faces irate temperance marchers and other challenges; Agnes gets to know Henri, the window dresser. Repeated midnight Monday; and 4 am Tuesday. 9:00 The Bletchley Circle (TV-14) Part 2 of 3. See article page 1. Repeated 1 am Monday; and 3 am Tuesday. 10:00 Infinity Hall Live (TV-PG) The Best of Infinity Hall Live. 11:00 Woodsongs (TV-G) Ben Taylor and Von Grey.

29Monday

7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Rapid City, S.D. Part 2 of 3. Repeated 1 am Tuesday. 8:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Vintage Phoenix. Repeated midnight Tuesday. 9:00 Independent Lens (TV-PG) The Undocumented. This film tells the stories of the migrants who die while trying to cross the Arizona-Mexico border in search of a better life. 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose

30Tuesday

7:00 The Dust Bowl (TV-PG) (DVS) Reaping The Whirlwind. Part 2 of 2. Some families of the plains seek new lives in California while others remain, as government conservation efforts and a 1939 break in the drought eventually bring farms back to life. 9:00 Frontline Never Forget to Lie. A filmmaker returns to Warsaw to tell the story of his childhood, including escaping the Holocaust and surviving WWII in a Catholic monastery. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 Newsline 11:00 Charlie Rose


april tv features

The first of the films, The House I Live In

(9 pm Monday, April 8), won the Grand Jury

Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Filmed in more than 20 states, this film captures heartwrenching stories at all levels of America’s drug war—from the dealer to the grieving

mother; the narcotics officer to the senator;

Four new films from

Independent Lens

and the inmate to the federal judge—to build

a compelling case for the far-reaching human and fiscal losses of this war.

Photo: Courtesy of Derek Hallquist

Plus three new shows from

Live from Lincoln Center Crossover sensation Josh Groban, whose versatility

ranges from opera to pop and everything in between, performs a special one-night event at 8 pm Friday,

April 12, as part of Live from Lincoln Center’s 37th season on PBS. His new album, All That Echoes,

reached the top position on the Nielsen SoundScan chart in mid-February. Other new programs from Lincoln Center air at 8 pm Fridays, April 19 and 26.

New Britcom in the lineup After You’ve Gone, a new program that made a strong showing in the 2012 Great Britcom Vote, jumps in at 9:30 pm Saturdays beginning April 6. After Jimmy Venables’ ex-wife volunteers to aid victims of a

natural disaster in East Africa, Jimmy agrees to take care of their two teenage kids full-time in an attempt to win her back. Unfortunately, his mother-in-law virtually moves in to meddle, keep an eye on things and undermine Jimmy whenever possible.

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membership news & events Dino-Mite Mobile Devices 2-3 pm • Saturday, April 6 Champaign Public Library Meet Buddy the Dinosaur from the PBS Kids’ show Dinosaur Train and test drive the hottest new mobile devices during our Dino-Mite Mobile Devices event. Learn about free apps, ebooks and emagazines for the whole family. “Our goal is to showcase technology tools to help kids learn, and highlight free tools and services that are available to kids and families,” said Molly Delaney, educational outreach director at Illinois Public Media. Illinois Public Media is partnering with the library and Best Buy for the event.

Jon Shenk’s The Island President is the story of President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man confronting a problem greater than any other world leader has ever faced—the literal survival of his country and everyone in it. After bringing democracy to the Maldives after 30 years of despotic rule, Nasheed is now faced with an even greater challenge: a rise of three feet in sea level would submerge the 1200 islands of the Maldives, one of the most low-lying countries in the world, enough to make them uninhabitable. The Island President captures Nasheed’s first year of office, culminating in his trip to the Copenhagen Climate Summit in 2009, where the film provides a rare glimpse of the political horse-trading that goes on at such a top-level global assembly. When hope fades for a written accord to be signed, Nasheed makes a stirring speech that salvages an agreement and marks him as a powerful voice for urgent action on climate change. Join us for a free screening of The Island President and a follow-up discussion beginning at 6 pm Tuesday, April 9, at the Champaign Public Library. The program also airs on WILL-TV at 9 pm Monday, April 22. 18 PATTERNS • APRIL 2013

Ready. Set. Grow! 9 am-noon • Saturday, April 6 Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana Buddy the Dinosaur and WILL will be at this Young Children’s Expo sponsored by the United Way of Champaign County. The event showcases information, education and services for families with children ages birth to 6.

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Climate change the topic of April Community Cinema

A technology “petting zoo” provided by Best Buy will allow families to try out new mobile devices, while WILL is bringing iPads and Kindles with PBS educational games so families can try them. We’ll also have other dinosaur activities.


Look after the future of WILL Join our Legacy Circle members What we pass on to future generations goes beyond the shape of a chin or ability to sing in tune. It’s more than handing down a special recipe, stories about World War II or a fierce loyalty to the Cubs or the Cardinals. Through a lifetime of experience, we learn how to position a mitt to catch a fly ball, to build a sturdy sand castle, to stretch a meal for unexpected company and to rally support for a worthy community cause. That knowledge and caring doesn’t stop with us—it continues in the lives of people we’ve known, places we’ve cherished and organizations we’ve been a part of. We all want to leave something of ourselves on this Earth. And we do so in more ways than we can imagine, often without knowing how we’ve influenced the life of another person. As a supporter of Illinois Public Media, you’ve helped us touch the lives of thousands of users of our service. You can help ensure that WILL is strong for the generations who come after you by making a bequest or deferred gift in your will or estate plan. For more information, visit will.illinois.edu/support/giftplanning or call Danda Beard, 217-333-7300.

Our Legacy Circle honors those who have made planned legacy gifts to WILL. Beth L Armsey Anne Burkus-Chasson Patricia Carrington Phyllis Cline Bruce Creamer Estate Eric Dalheim Estate Betty Jean Dolan Estate Dale and Margery Elliott James and Paula Finn Forsyth Family Estate Robert and Lea Gieselman David and Marta Grothe Lissa May and John Mudrick Carol Attaway Lyke Estate Marguerite Maguire John Merrell Allen and Gloria Mueller Carl Oberlin Jon and Patricia Paulsen Joseph H Pawlish Estate Dorcas Pyle Estate Howard Rutan Helen Satterthwaite Drs. Bruce and Judith Suttle Charlotte Talkington Ernest Thorp C Sue Thurmon Ruth Weinard Estate Janice Wilson Jerald Jean Wray and Dirk Mol Thomas A and Catherine W Yancey Anonymous (13) PATTERNS • APRIL 2013 19


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IPM general manager receives advocacy award Illinois Public Media general manager Mark Leonard has been recognized for his exceptional efforts in furthering public television’s legislative goals. The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) presented Mark with the 2013 National Advocacy Award, which recognizes an individual who exemplifies effective advocacy on behalf of public television. “Mark Leonard is a tireless advocate for public broadcasting, and he was

Mark Leonard (left) accepting the award from Patrick Butler, president of APTS.

particularly committed in 2012 to mobilizing grassroots supporters through the 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting campaign, as well as engaging grasstop level supporters through the APTS Leadership Council,” said Patrick Butler, president and CEO of APTS. “Mark has been an articulate, consistent and effective advocate for Illinois Public Media and the entire public broadcasting system.” Mark said it wasn’t hard advocating for a service that he believes in so deeply. “We worked very hard to get out the message regarding threats to public media funding, but the real work was done by the users of our service who came so strongly to our defense,” Mark said.

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Mark serves as the president of the Illinois Public Broadcast Council, the association of all public television and radio stations in Illinois, as well as serving as a board member of the national University Licensees’ Association and the Public Broadcast Management Association.

VintageVinyl is coming Plan to join us for this year’s sale on Saturday, May 4, at a new location—40 E. University Ave. in Champaign, just east of Seven Saints Restaurant and across the street from the Illinois Terminal. Please bring your donations of CDs, records and DVDs, as well as video games and players, stereo equipment, speakers, CD and DVD players in working order to this space beginning April 2 between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm. Or drop off your donations in sturdy boxes to any of the following Busey Bank locations during regular bank hours from April 2-30. • 2710 S. Philo Rd., Urbana • 909 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign • 312 E. Main St., Mahomet • 614 S. Sixth St. , Champaign • 2011 W. Springfield Ave., Champaign • 201 W. Main, Urbana

“We are hoping this year’s sale will be one of the best ever,” said Deane Geiken, event organizer and director of Illinois Radio Reader. “We need to reach our goal of $14,000 in sales to meet budgetary needs for the Illinois Radio Reader. We have picked up some nice items and I am sure that buyers will really enjoy what they will find, plus the location right in the middle of downtown Champaign is wonderful!”

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If you’d like to volunteer to help sort and price items or to work at the sale, we’d welcome your assistance. Each item you donate to the Vintage Vinyl sale benefits Illinois Public Media’s Illinois Radio Reader, which provides news and information to blind and visually impaired residents of central Illinois. Learn more at will.illinois.edu/illinoisradioreader.

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For more information or to volunteer, please contact Deane Geiken at 217-333-6503.


Sending acres of thanks ‌ to 2013 All Day Ag Outlook Sponsors We very much appreciate the support of the following companies in making our March 5 All Day Ag Outlook Meeting a success for another sold-out crowd. Thanks! Watch video of the meeting at http://bit.ly/13R3Ajy Agri-Gold Hybrids agrigold.com The Andersons, Inc. andersonsinc.com/wps/portal/corp Bates Commodities batescom.net

s Audience members had numerous questions for this year’s panelists.

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s (Above) Panelist Murray Wise of Murray Wise Associates discusses agricultural land values. (Right) Wayne Nelson of L & M Commodities has been a part of every AllDay Outlook meeting.

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The Normal Heart

Krannert Uncorked with The Divide, indie folk/roots

Phantom Limb’s 69°S. (The Shackleton Project)

Sinfonia da Camera: Rush Hour—Romance

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Alison Balsom & Scottish Ensemble

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Pygmalion Afterglow: Grandkids and Sun Stereo

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Traffic Jam: JD McPherson

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Reduced Shakespeare Company: The Complete World of Sports (Abridged)

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Dance for People with Parkinson’s

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27-28 Libretto: The Threepenny Opera

25-28 The Threepenny Opera

11, 25 Krannert Uncorked

Théâtre de l’Oeil: 3-Legged Tale

Krannert Center Debut Artist: Moye Chen, piano

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra Riccardo Muti, conductor

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18-20 Studiodance II

Krannert Uncorked with Sycamore Brass, eclectic brass music

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13, 21 Dessert and Conversation: Spring Awakening

11-13, 18-21 Spring Awakening

10, 17, 26 Johannes Brahms’ Instrumental Music with Piano: Ian Hobson, piano

The Oracle

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April 2013 Patterns  

The program guide for Illinois Public Media/WILL radio, TV, online

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