Highlights October 20 – 26

KLRU Highlights

Watch Dr. Kevin Michael Foster advocate for community-engaged scholarship and Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig offers a community grounded vision for accountability in schools on Blackademics TV Sunday at 1:30 pm.

Dr. Omi Jones discusses the experience of being a black female professor and Dr. Aimee Cox discusses women’s empowerment and dance on Blackademics TV Sunday at 2 pm.

Discover the Secrets Of Henry VIII’s Palace Sunday at 7 pm. Take a tour of the ultimate Royal pleasure place that embodies the indulgent and grandiose kingship built by Cardinal Wolsey and developed by Henry VIII.

Masterpiece presents The Paradise, Part Three Sunday at 8 pm. “The Paradise” follows Denise Lovett who lands a job as a shop girl and finds herself facing a future filled with never-before-imagined opportunities.

Downton Abbey, Series 2 – Part Two  on Masterpiece Sunday at 9 pm. Downton is turned into a convalescent home with Thomas in charge. Meanwhile, Lavinia and Sir Richard’s secret comes out, Anna tracks down Bates and Branson seizes his chance to strike a blow for Ireland.

Follow a kindly cleric as he solves crimes in his community with Father Brown on Sunday at 10 pm. Father Brown discovers the truth of a crime by looking into the truth of the soul – the passions, dark secrets, hidden desires.

Join Antiques Roadshow for Miami Beach, Florida – Hour One Monday at 7 pm. Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Karen Keane scout for mid-century modern bargains at some of Miami’s antiques and thrift shops.

Miami Beach, Florida – Hour Two of Antiques Roadshow discusses tips about how to buy and sell gold Monday at 8 pm.

The Waiting Room premieres on Independent Lens Monday at 9 pm. Follow the story of Highland Hospital, a vital part of the city of Oakland, California and the surrounding county, as it is stretched to the breaking point.

African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross presents The Black Atlantic Tuesday at 7 pm. The Black Atlantic explores the truly global experiences that created the African American people.

Held Hostage premiers Tuesday at 8 pm. “Held Hostage” tells the story of the January 16, 2013 siege where a gang of Al Qaeda terrorists took control of a gant gas facility in Algeria in a siege that lasted four days and led to the deaths of 37 expatriate workers.

Frontline investigates the frightening new threat spreading quickly in hospitals, communities, and across the globe as they present Hunting The Nightmare Bacteria Tuesday at 9 pm.

The Mind of a Chef focuses on the heavy influence of Louisiana cuisine on Sean Tuesday at 10 pm.

On Story explores the Elements of Great Horror Tuesday at 10:30 pm. Professional horror writers discuss the style and techniques used to invoke fear, suspense and thrills that linger long after the credits roll.

The UK platinum-selling superstar and Tony-Award winner Alfie Boe brings his second concert on Alfie Boe – Storyteller at the Royal Albert Hall Wednesday at 7 pm.

Take a wild ride through the cutting-edge science that is powering a next wave of technological innovation with David Pogue as NOVA presents Making Stuff: Wilder Wednesday at 8 pm.

Raw To Ready presents Bentley Wednesday at 9 pm. It’s a century-old obsession to find the right raw materials to build a car that is fit for both king and race car driver – perfectly luxurious and perfectly fast.

Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for the New Yorker magazine, Lawrence Wright, visits Overheard with Evan Smith Thursday at 7 pm.

Explore the history of Austin through the music of its diverse communities as Arts In Context presents Tardeadas Thursday at 7:30 pm.

 The Art Of Architecture: Houston takes viewers on a journey of Houston’s unique architectural landscape Thursday at 8 pm.

The Daytripper visits Houston, Texas for Dim Sum in Houston’s Chinatown, parks in the Museum District, and the artistic Montrose area on Thursday at 8:30.

Take a quest to uncover the truth behind the world’s most elusive author in Last Will. & Testament Thursday at 9 pm.

Raisin In The Sun Revisited: The Raisin Cycle At Centerstage premieres Friday at 9 pm. This performance documentary captures the history and legacy of Raisin in The Sun and the backstage challenges of mounting two issue-driven plays simultaneously.

Join Rick Steves’ Europe for European Travel Skills, Part III Saturday at 10:30 am. Cover tips on planning an itinerary, hurdling the language barrier, staying safe and everything you need to enjoy the best possible experience abroad.

Central Texas Gardener visits a no-lawn courtyard garden that rarely needs water with Time To Plant Trees on Saturday at noon and 4 pm.

Indie rock bands Vampire Weekend / Grizzly Bear perform on Austin City Limits Saturday at 7 pm.