DPTV eNews: From the creators of Riverdance!
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The creators of Riverdance bring a new show to DPTV in Heartbeat of Home!
If you loved the epic Irish show Riverdance, you'll be blown away by the new production lighting up DPTV Saturday, March 8 at 7pm ET. Three years in the making, Heartbeat of Home is a high-octane dance and music extravaganza that lovingly encompasses a diverse array of multicultural influences, blending the thunder and drama of Irish dance with the sultriness and attitude of Latin American salsa and the glorious rhythms of Africa. With a world-class cast of 29 dancers and 10 musicians, the high-energy production employs cutting-edge projection technology to create a dream world of joyous, heart-stopping music and dance. Watch preview >
You can now see Heartbeat of Home live at the Fisher Theatre, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7:30 PM.Single Tickets - $100
Pair of Tickets - $200
Best of Under the Radar Saturday, 3/8 from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. ET. Discover the cool people, places and things that make Michigan a great place to be. Come along with your host Tom Daldin as he explores great restaurants, parks, attractions, artists, businesses, places to stay and much more.
Crosby, Stills & Nash 2012 Saturday, 3/8 from 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET. Crosby, Stills & Nash join forces for their first live performance video in over 20 years! CSN 2012 includes many of the trio's classic hits as well as new songs, "Radio", "Almost Gone", and "Girl From The North Country."
Nathan Carter Live Monday, 3/10 from 9:30 - 11:00 p.m. ET. Recorded live in County Donegal, this program will take you on a musical journey with Ireland’s country music star Nathan Carter, who has a huge attraction on the Irish music scene, and has brought a whole new generation of fans to Country Music in Ireland.
Arts & Culture
Moments to Remember - Golden Hits of 50s and 60s Friday, 3/7 from 8:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET. The pop music of the late 1950s and early '60s is recalled via turns by the DeCastro Sisters, Four Aces, Four Freshman, Four Lads, Frankie Laine, Julius LaRosa, the Platters, Lenny Welch and Roger Williams.
A Celebration of Blues & Soul: The 1989 Inaugural Concert Saturday, 3/8 from 10:30 p.m. - Midnight ET. Footage from the 1989 presidential inauguration concert, featuring performances by Stevie Ray Vaughan and other blues and rock stars, is presented.
Ice Bridge: Mackinac Island's Hidden Season Monday, 3/10 from 8:00 - 9:30 p.m. ET. A study of a natural phenomenon that occurs on Michigan's Mackinac Island, the formation of an "ice bridge," a frozen three-mile span that provides access from the island to the mainland.
Andrea Bocelli: Love in Portofino Tuesday, 3/11 from 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. ET. Andrea Bocelli sings love songs in this Portofino, Italy, concert, that also features trumpeter Chris Botti, violinist Caroline Campbell, Brazilian singer Sandy, singer (and Bocelli's wife) Veronica Berti and German singer Helene Fischer. Tickets to Andrea's concert in December available soon >
Health & Wellness
Healing ADD with Daniel Amen, MD & Tana Amen, RN Saturday, 3/8 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET. Psychiatrist Daniel Amen and his wife, nurse Tana Amen, take a completely new look at ADD and explain 7 unique types based on the extensive brain imaging work on tens of thousands of ADD patients.
30 Days to a Younger Heart with Steven Masley, MD Sunday, 3/9 from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. ET. Improving one's heart health is discussed. Included: lifestyle changes that reduce the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease; the benefits of a good diet and exercise.
How-To & Travel
Rick Steves' Italy: Cities of Dreams Sunday, 3/9 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET. In his latest two-hour special, travel guru Rick Steves tours the ancient glories and back-street riches of three great Italian cities — Rome, Venice and Florence.
Leadership, News, & Public Affairs
MiWeek Thursday, 3/6 from 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. ET. MiWeek takes a look at how the President’s new budget proposal could affect the new international trade crossing to Canada. Plus, roads are terrible and potholes are everywhere, just how much will the state spend to fix them?
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