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The Arts on TV: Frank Gehry, Sting, Louise Bourgeois and Leonard Bernstein

May 12, 2011 |  9:30 am

Et-l3auyync “Masterclass” 6:30 a.m. Thursday, HBO: Architect Frank Gehry helps five artists understand the challenges in urban design.

“The View” 10 a.m. Thursday, ABC: A performance from the cast of “Anything Goes.”

“Late Show With David Letterman” 11:35 p.m. Thursday, CBS: The Manchester Orchestra performs.

“Ballet High” 3:30 p.m. Friday, LOGO: Students from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School have their final year to prove they have what it takes to become professional dancers.

“Private Sessions” 4 a.m. Friday, Biography: Sting performs “Every Breath You Take,” “Fields of Gold” and other selections at Red Rocks with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.

“Great Performances at the Met” Midnight Saturday, KVCR: "La Fille du Régiment": A Donizetti opera tells of an orphan's promise to marry a member of the military regiment that adopted her.

“Great Performances” 2:30 a.m. Saturday, KVCR: Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2008: "A Celebration of Leonard Bernstein": Features soprano Dawn Upshaw, baritone Thomas Hampson, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Christine Ebersole.

“Maria Hinojosa: One on One” 12:30 a.m. Sunday, KLCS: Conceptual artist Krzysztof Wodiczko's exhibit features combat veterans in Iraq.

“Movie: Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine” (2008) 6:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sundance: The life and work of the feminist icon and sculptor receives an overview.

-- Compiled by Ed Stockly

Photo: Louise Bourgeois' 35-foot-tall spider sculpture at the Tate Modern in London. Credit: Nathan Strange / Associated Press