Highlights: June 23 to June 29

KLRU Highlights

Great Performances At The Met presents Aida at 2 pm Sunday. In this opera, Aida, an Ethiopian princess, is captured and brought into slavery in Egypt. A military commander, Radames, struggles to choose between his love for her and his loyalty to the Pharaoh.

Prince Charles leads this touching tribute to his mother, adding insight and commentary and sharing never-before-seen home movies on Royal Memories: Prince Charles’ Tribute To The Queen at 7 pm Sunday.

Masterpiece Mystery! presents Inspector Lewis at 8 pm Sunday. With DS Hathaway on holiday, Inspector Lewis is assigned a new partner to investigate the discovery of an elderly man’s body in a field.

Antiques Roadshow heads to Los Angeles at 7 pm Monday. Antiques Roadshow takes a look back to see what some of the most memorable appraisals from their last visit to the famous city are worth today.

Antiques Roadshow wraps up its visit to star-studded Palm Springs, California, at 8 pm Monday with some star gazing through the history and collecting of celestial maps.

Through the eyes of funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African American funerals are brought to life on POV Homegoings at 9 pm Monday.

American Experience presents the story of  Henry Ford at 7 pm Tuesday. This documentary of Henry Ford offers an incisive look at the birth of the American auto industry with its long history of struggles between labor and management.

The writers of re-imagined classics and popular franchises such as Ghost and Charlie & The Chocolate Factory deliberate how to keep stories fresh while remaining faithful to the original version on On Story  Re-Imagining The Classics at 10:30 pm Tuesday.

Nature presents Black Mamba at 7 pm Wednesday. Discover the life of the black mamba, one of Africa’s most dangerous and feared snakes.

Modern Spies at 8 pm Wednesday investigates how today’s spies are recruited and probes the secrets of spycraft, from the sleeper cell to the brush pass and the cut out to the cyber spy. Part 2 at 9 pm looks into the big questions, asking when does an undercover operation cross the line and become entrapment – and do spies ever have a licence to kill?

Overheard with Evan Smith features Laurie Anderson at 7 pm Thursday. Laurie Anderson is an experimental musician, composer, performance artist and artist whose embrace of technology has been a defining aspect of her extraordinary career.

Arts In Context presents Peligrosa at 7:30 pm Thursday. Discover the story of Peligrosa, a collective of DJs, producers, and visual artists re-energizing the sights and sounds of Latin America.

The Daytripper heads to Kemah, Tx at 8:30 pm Thursday.The town of Kemah may be small, but it’s just one tiny piece of the massive establishment that is Houston.

Annie: It’s The Hard-knock Life, From Script to Stage at 9 pm Friday presents  behind the scenes look into the development of the Broadway musical, Annie. It follows the process of designing, casting, rehearsing and mounting the production.

Sharon Lovejoy invites childhood wonder in us all with tips to bring on the birds in her My First Bird Book on Central Texas Gardner Bring On The Birds at noon and 4 pm Saturday.

Austin City Limits presents The Decemberists and Gillian Welch at 7 pm Saturday.   The Decemberists highlight songs from their release The King Is Dead. Welch and her partner David Rawlings perform cuts from The Harrow & the Harvest.