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The arts on TV

February 24, 2011 |  7:00 am

Et-lh3cggnc-feb24A weekly look at arts and music programming on television:

"Austin City Limits," Saturday 9 p.m. and Wednesday 9 p.m. KLCS: New Orleans composer Allen Toussaint performs pieces from his album "The Bright Mississippi.''

"Great Performances," Saturday/early Sunday 1 a.m. and Sunday 12:30 p.m. KVCR: Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic -- The Inaugural Concert. Dudamel's debut as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall includes Gustav Mahler 's Symphony No. 1 and John Adams' "City Noir.''

"Chris Botti in Boston, Part II," Tuesday 7 p.m. 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," Wednesday 9:30 p.m.: 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: Harry Connick Jr. Credit: Nicole Rivelli / PBS