This Week on Q-TV for 6/5/17
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Today's Wild West - "Rimrock / Cody / Stoecklein / Pipestone"
Monday, June 5 at 10:30 pm
Today's Wild West is a half hour weekly documentary style series on all aspects of the Western lifestyle - horses, ranches, artisans, people, places, adventure, history and the wilderness of the American West. In this premiere episode, a visit to Rimrock Dude Ranch in Cody, WY; learning cowboy photography from the pros at a Stoecklein Western Photo Workshop in Mackay, ID; and making peace pipes, at Pipestone National Monument in Pipestone, MN.
Plants Behaving Badly - "Murder & Mayhem"
Wednesday, June 7 at 10:00 pm
Two groups of plants exhibit such intriguing behavior that a century and a half ago they attracted the attention of Charles Darwin. These same plants, the orchids and the carnivorous plants, still fascinate scientists today. In part one, examine the extraordinary behavior of carnivorous plants, which have been a feature of many a sci-fi film over the years. The reality turns out to be far stranger than the fiction. See why.
American Masters - "Jimi Hendrix"
Friday, June 9 at 9:00 pm
This documentary details the meteoric rise of the Jim Hendrix Experience, the creation of Hendrix's groundbreaking music, the building of Electric Lady Studios, and concludes with poignant footage from his final performance in Germany, just 12 days before his death at age 27. A pioneering electric guitarist, Hendrix had only four years of mainstream exposure and recognition, but his influential music and riveting stage presence left an enduring legacy.
Johnny Mathis: Wonderful, Wonderful
Saturday, June 10 at 8:00 pm
Celebrate over 60 years of the legendary Johnny Mathis in this My Music Presents special presentation. All Johnny's favorites - "Chances Are, " "Twelfth of Never, " "Wonderful, Wonderful," It's Not For Me To Say," "Too Much, Too Little Too Late" - and more are all performed live.
Great Performances at the Met - "Roberto Devereux"
Sunday, June 11 at 8:00 pm
The last opera in Donizetti's Tudor trilogy, directed by Sir David McVicar, stars Sondra Radvanovsky as Elizabeth I and features Matthew Polenzani, Elina Garanca and Mariusz Kwiecien. Maurizio Benini conducts.