Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
This Week on WOSU TV- August 3-9
We finish up some summer series this week and begin our August membership drive at the end of the week.
Sunday is the season 2 conclusion of Last Tango In Halifax. Â The story has taken some interesting turns this season. Â This week aÂ surprise visitor makes Alan’s day and Gillian begins to regret telling Caroline her dark secret. Â Caroline uses the information to make Gillian promise to keep away from Robbie, which may not be that easy. Â
Poirot is back with a new mystery on Masterpiece Mystery Sunday night at 9pm.
Monday – Civil War: The Untold Story Ends
We conclude Civil War: The Untold Story Monday night at 10pm. Â This episode titled “With Malice Toward None” begins in the spring of 1864 and Sherman’s march toward Atlanta. Â The North is war-weary and loosing confidence in Lincoln. Â After six weeks of bloody conflicts, Sherman finally takes Atlanta and eight weeks later Lincoln defeats McClellan in a landslide. Sherman begins his March to the Sea. The Northern army in Savannah brings a conclusion to the Western Theater.
Tuesday – Portsmouth Flood Walls
Tuesday night at 8pm WOSU TV is proud to present an encore of our local production, BEYOND THESE WALLS: BUILDING COMMUNITY THROUGH PUBLIC ART. Â This is a wonderful documentary telling the storyÂ of the local visionaries in Portsmouth, Ohio who worked to find something special to draw people to Portsmouth andÂ the extraordinary artists who transformed a drab 2,200 foot section of the town’s floodwall into a vast display of public art.
Wednesday – My Wild Affair Finale
Mu Wild Affair concludes on Wednesday night with “The Seal Who Came Home“. Â Andre, a two-day old wild harbor seal, was rescued from certain death by an arborist from Rockport, Maine. Over the next 25 years Andre and Harry established a friendship that brought Andre into the world of humans without Andre ever having to give up his wildness. Â Another touching story of the bond between humans and animals. Â It begins Wednesday night at 8pm
Friday – Tanaquil Le Clercq
Friday night arts presents American Masters: Tanaquil Le Clercq: Afternoon of a Faun. Â Tanaquil Le Clercq was a passionate ballerina and a muse to George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins. Â At the height of her career she wasÂ struck down by polio. It’s the inspiring story of a ballerina who foreverÂ influenced dance.
Saturday – Jimmy Van Heusen, Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby
We begin our August membership drive on Saturday. Â Lot’s a great programs to spend some time with like, Jimmy Van Heusen: Swingin’ With Frank & Bing and 50′s & 60′s Rock Rewind. August begins with lots of great programming.