December Programming Highlights

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December Membership Specials

Beginning on Wednesday, December 3 join us for a variety of outstanding special programs, including A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen, Renee Fleming Christmas, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Jackie Evancho: Awakening and many others. View our schedule for a listing of programs.

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A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen

Recorded at 2013's MusiCares® Person of the Year benefit, this special features an all-star lineup performing Springsteen's biggest hits, including “Because the Night,” “Born in the USA,” “Born to Run,” “Glory Days” and “Thunder Road.” Featuring Alabama Shakes, Elton John, John Legend, Mumford & Sons and others.

Saturday, December 13 at 9:00pm.

Pride & Joy

Filmmaker Joe York spotlights the tradition-bearers of Southern foodways, presenting intimate portraits of men and women who grow, prepare and serve Southern food and drink. He examines themes related to foodways, sense of place, civil rights, gender, family dynamics and diversity in the modern American South.

Tuesday, December 16 at 9:00pm.

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Best of Birds: A Nature
Special Presentation

Watch a compilation of the most compelling, emotional and even humorous stories about bird behavior, intelligence and flight from the NATURE archives. Introduced by the series' executive producer Fred Kaufman, this
special presentation draws from 16 notable Nature episodes. Discover Nature

Monday, December 8 at 8:00pm.

Long Road Home

Exploring the impact of wartime Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), witness compelling stories of military veterans still coming to terms with the emotional wounds of war. United by their experiences, the former servicemen and women discuss their feelings, their struggles in civilian life, their need for closure and their optimism for the future.

Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00pm.
Explore programs, events and information related to our Embracing Our Military initiative.

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NOVA: First Man on the Moon

NOVA presents an intimate portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, through interviews with Armstrong's family and friends. In its exploration of this quietly effective man, NOVA explores his achievements following Apollo. This is an inspiring story of heroic risk-taking and humble dedication to advancing humanity's adventure in space.

Sunday, December 7 at 7:00pm. Encore performance: Thursday, December 11 at 11:00pm.

View upcoming NOVA episodes.
NOVA airs most Sundays at 7:00pm with an encore performance on Thursdays at 11:00pm.