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The Arts on TV: Isabella Rossellini; 'Forever Plaid'; auditions at the Met

June 16, 2011 |  6:00 am

Et-hwva6wkf-jun16 “Josh Groban Command Performance: 10 Years With Public Television” 8:30 p.m., Friday KOCE: A compilation of performances.

“Isabella Rossellini: My Wild Life” 12:30 p.m., Saturday Sundance: Profile of the artist.

“Forever Plaid” 7 p.m., Saturday KCET: The off-Broadway musical revue centers on four young male singers killed in a car crash on the way to their first major show; narrator David Hyde Pierce.

“Great Performances” 9 p.m., Saturday KOCE; 3:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday KOCE: Jackie Evancho: Dream With Me in Concert -- Jackie Evancho's solo concert supports her first full-length album, “Dream With Me.”

“Great Performances at the Met” 2 a.m., Saturday KVCR: The Audition: Behind the scenes at the Metropolitan Opera's National Council Auditions.

“e2 Design” 9:30 a.m., Sunday Sundance: Architecture: Carbon neutral buildings by 2030.

“Soulful Symphony With Darin Atwater: Song in a Strange Land” Noon, Sunday KOCE: Artistic director Atwater conducts an 85-member orchestra in compositions exhibiting styles ranging through gospel, jazz and symphonic music.

“Movie: Room Service” *** (1938) 9:15 p.m., Monday TCM: The Marx Brothers, Lucille Ball. Broadway producers and their entourage hole up in a hotel, waiting for a sucker to back their play.

“Movie: Guys and Dolls” *** (1955) 10:30 p.m., Tuesday TCM: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons. A Broadway gambler bets that a Runyonesque high roller cannot take a sidewalk soul-saver on a date to Havana.

“Kathy Griffin: Gurrl Down!” 9 and 11 p.m., Wednesday Bravo: Before a live, sold-old out crowd at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston.

-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: Isabella Rossellini. Credit: Ricardo DeAratanha/Los Angeles Times


 
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