Culture Monster

All the Arts, All the Time

« Previous Post | Culture Monster Home | Next Post »

The arts on TV

March 3, 2011 |  6:30 am

Bilbao A weekly look at arts and music programming on television:

“Rick Steves' Europe,” 6 p.m. Saturday, KLCS:   A trip to Basque country includes the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

“Chris Botti in Boston, Part II,” 11 p.m. Saturday, KVCR:   A continuation of the trumpeter's performance with the Boston Pops and conductor Keith Lockhart includes guests Sting, Steven Tyler, Josh Groban and Yo-Yo Ma.

“Great Performances,” 5 p.m. Sunday,  7 p.m. Monday, KOCE:   The Hitman Returns: David Foster & Friends -- Grammy-winning composer David Foster performs with guests at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

“Movie: Who the ... Is Jackson Pollock?”  (2006, PG-13)  9:10 a.m., 1:30 and 5:45 p.m. Monday, Sundance:  Teri Horton, a 73-year-old former trucker, battles the art establishment to have a painting she bought at a thrift shop declared an authentic Jackson Pollock.

“Movie: Wild Man Blues” (1997, PG) 11:15 a.m. Monday, IFC:  Woody Allen, Letty Aronson. Filmmaker Barbara Kopple profiles Woody Allen on a 1996 European tour with his jazz band.
“Great Performances,” 10 p.m. Monday, KVCR: Harry Connick Jr. in Concert on Broadway -- The Grammy-winner performs a mix of standards, show tunes and jazz classics, backed by a 20-piece swing band and 10-piece string section, at the Neil Simon Theater in New York City.

-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Credit: Rafa Rivas/AFP