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The Arts on TV: Dale Chihuly; Plácido Domingo; Ramsey Lewis

September 22, 2011 |  6:00 am

 
    Veronica Villarroel and Placido Domingo in the 1995 Los Angeles Opera production of Manuel Penella Moreno's "El Gato Montes"
“Chihuly Fire & Light”
8 p.m. Friday, KLCS: The De Young exhibit has 11 galleries of new and archived works by glass artist Dale Chihuly.

“Great Performances” 9 p.m. Friday, KOCE; 3:30 p.m. Sunday, KVCR: "Plácido Domingo: My Favorite Roles:" Tenor Plácido Domingo recalls his favorite roles in opera houses around the world.

“The Artist Toolbox” 8:30 p.m. Saturday, KLCS: Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis.

“Latin Music USA” 11 p.m. Saturday, KVCR: "Bridges/The Salsa Revolution": Latin jazz, mambo and the cha-cha; Latin music through the 1960s; Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York reinvent the son cubano and the plena.

“Latin Music USA” Midnight Saturday, KVCR: "The Salsa Revolution": Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in New York reinvent the son cubano and the plena by adding soul and jazz elements to create salsa.

“Live From Lincoln Center” Noon Sunday, KOCE: "New York Philharmonic Opening Night With Deborah Voigt": Soprano Deborah Voigt joins the New York Philharmonic in works by Barber, Wagner and Richard Strauss.

“Vine Talk” 10:30 p.m. Sunday, KVCR: Navigating Napa Valley Cabernets: Actors John Lithgow and S. Epatha Merkerson; author Nora Ephron; chef Jonathan Waxman.

“2501 Migrants: A Journey” Midnight Sunday, KOCE: Oaxacan artist Alejandro Santiago creates 2,501 life-size clay sculptures, with each statue symbolizing migrants who left their native homes.

“Diego Rivera” 4 a.m. Monday, Biography: The life of the Mexican painter, muralist and architect.

-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: Veronica Villarroel and Placido Domingo in the 1995 Los Angeles Opera production of Manuel Penella Moreno's "El Gato Montes." Credit: Los Angeles Times.

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