Highlights: March 24 to March 30

KLRU Highlights

Arts In Context  at 1:30 pm Sunday follows 23 campers at Austin Lyric Opera’s Opera Odyssey summer camp as they go through the creative process of writing, producing and performing their original production, Quarantine.

Great Performances At The Met presents The Tempest at 2:30 Sunday. Composer Thomas Ades conducts the Metropolitan Opera with baritone Simon Keenlyside starring as Prospero.

Sean Bean returns as British soldier-hero Richard Sharpe on Masterpiece at 8 pm Sunday. Sharpe inadvertently stumble across a massive opium trafficking ring in Sharpe’s Peril.

Kristin Chenoweth performs her most celebrated work in every genre with her “American Songbook” concert for Live from Lincoln Center at 7 pm and 10 pm Sunday.

Antiques Roadshow at 7 pm Monday visits the Waccamaw River with host Mark L. Walberg and militaria appraiser Christopher Mitchell as they discuss an important 19th-century blockade rifle.

180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School takes viewers on a uniquely intimate journey through a year in the lives of students, teachers and school leaders in one Washington, DC public high school. Part 1 at 8 pm Monday focuses on five students whose stories whose stories illustrate the situation. Part 2 at 8 pm Tuesday  shows how students are both deeply impacted by and yet profoundly separate from the “Race to the Top.”

POV features Girl Model at 10 pm Monday, a film that strips away the facade of the modeling industry by following two people whose lives intersect because of it.

Tavis Smiley Reports presents Education Under Arrest at 7 pm Tuesday, in which the program looks at the efforts by those on the frontlines of juvenile justice reform and what programs are successful in breaking the school-to-prison pipeline

On Arts In Context at 10:30 pm Tuesday, meet a group of artists who define light in different and unique ways in Light.

Nature presents River of No Return at 7 pm on Wednesday, where young couple Isaac and Bjornen Babcock chose to spend their year-long honeymoon at Central Idaho’s Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness, the largest contiguous wilderness area in the lower 48 States.

NOVA presents Hunting the Elements at 8 pm Wednesday, a two-hour special from the producers of “Making Stuff.”

Into Deepest Space at 9 pm Wednesday traces the engineering, construction, and scientific discoveries of the most powerful observatory on Earth.

On Overheard with Evan Smith at 7 pm Thursday, David Carr, New York Times Columnist and main character in the 2011 documentary “Page One” about the Times, stops by.

Arts In Context presents Schubertiad at 7:30 Thursday where the Austin, Texas based international performing professional classical quartet, The Miro Quartet, performs an all-Schubert program.

On The Mind of a Chef at 8 pm Thursday, David Chang’s protege Christina Tosi makes corn cookies three ways and her three-layered Arnold Palmer cake. Chef Burns also makes ice cream and Chang goes strawberry picking on Sweet Spot.

Chet heads to the “cowboy capital of the world”, visits Dublin Bottling Works on The Daytripper at 8:30 pm Thursday.

American Masters presents the film Philip Roth: Unmasked at 9 pm Friday which will bear out Roth’s promise to the director: “we’ll speak of everything: women, rabbis, politicians, psycho-analysis, literary critics and me.”

How do we handle drought without actually making things worse? New Mexico landscape architect David Cristiani explores the sensitive, ecological response on Central Texas Gardener at noon Saturday.

Austin City Limits features Georgian jam band Widespread Panic at 7 pm Saturday as they celebrate their 25th anniversary with songs from across their career.