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DPTV eNews: MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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MAKERS: Six documentaries about amazing women

The MAKERS project features groundbreaking American women in different spheres of influences. Tuesday, 10/28, at 9pm ET watch a new episode about Women in Business. And watch On Demand: Women in Comedy, Hollywood, Space, and War.
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America by the Numbers With Maria Hinojosa Wednesday, 10/29 at 11:30pm ET. A new documentary series that focuses on the dramatic demographic shifts currently taking place in this country. Episode 2 looks at some of the country’s most underserved veterans.


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Death Comes to Pemberley Sunday, 11/2 at 10pm ET. Conclusion. Elizabeth investigates the murder and fears for her marriage as Pemberley is shaken to its very foundation by the events surrounding the murder in Pemberley woods.

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MiWeek Election Special 2014 Monday, 11/3 at 7pm ET. Get a preview of what to watch for locally in the election Tuesday, November 4th!

This Week's Highlights
Detroit-Performs-featured.jpg Detroit Performs Tuesday, 10/28 at 7:30pm ET. Evolutionist and artist Dominic Pangborn's creativity is constantly sparked, and craftsman Gary Zimnicki uses reclaimed floorboards and ceilings to craft ukeleles and mandolins.
Finding-Your-Roots-small.jpg Finding Your Roots Tuesday, 10/28 at 8pm ET. We Come From People - Rapper Nas, Angela Bassett, and Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Obama, trace their roots into the heart of slavery.
Frontline-The-Rise-of-ISIS.jpg  FRONTLINE Tuesday, 10/28, at 10pm ET. The Rise of ISIS - The brutal Islamist group's rise to power is examined. Included: the problems in Iraq that occurred after the U.S. withdrawal; and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again.
Independent-Lens-Brakeless.jpg Independent Lens Tuesday, 10/28 at 11pm ET. Brakeless - An examination of a 2005 train crash in Osaka, Japan, in which a commuter train carrying 700 passengers hit an apartment building, killing 107 people, including the driver.
NOVA-First-Air-War.jpg NOVA Wednesday, 10/29 at 9pm ET. First Air War - The evolution of warplanes during World War I is recalled. In the space of a few years, they graduated from rickety biplanes to efficient killing machines.
How-We-Got-to-Now-small.jpg How We Got to Now Wednesday, 10/29 at 10pm ET. Light - How light changed the world. Included: Edison's light bulb; an 18th-century ship's skipper's discovery of a source of illumination; a French scientist's accidental discovery of neon light.
Curious-George-Hallloween.jpg Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Friday, 10/31 at 8am ET. George and Allie try to determine whether a myth about a hat-kicking scarecrow that haunts the countryside on Halloween is true. George also has to decide on a costume to wear to the Boo Festival.
Trans-Siberian-Orchestra.jpg Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Birth of Rock Theater Saturday, 11/1 at 9pm ET. The past, present and future of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, featuring interview segments and performance footage, including clips from their Beethoven's Last Night tour.
The Paradise The Paradise Sunday, 11/2 at 8pm ET.  Moray and Tom both raise the stakes in their quest to control the Paradise; Denise pursues her own plan; and Edmund faces a health crisis.
Feel-Grand-leader.jpg Feel Grand Monday, 11/3 at 7:30pm ET. Nutrition - Eating healthier is a big part of the feel-grand prescription, but how do we change our bad habits and adopt a better diet into our everyday lives? Nutritionist Pam Peeke shares healthy snacks and meals.
Edward-VIII-Nazi-King.jpg Edward VIII: The Nazi King Monday, 11/3 at 10pm ET.  The story of Edward VIII, who was king of England until he relinquished his crown to marry Wallis Simpson, focusing on his pro-Nazi sympathies, including an alleged plot to return him to the throne.

DSO Live from Orchestra Hall

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Enjoy live concerts by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra! Guest maestro James Gaffigan leads Beethoven's immortal Fifth Symphony. Watch the live webcast Sunday, November 2nd, at 3pm ET at dptv.org/dso or listen live on WRCJ 90.9FM here >


Huron-Clinton Metroparks

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Come to the Owl Festival at Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center. Learn More >


Sesame Street Live 2015


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