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Dogs & Super Senses on NOVA

8 pm Wed., April 16, on WILL-TV: Inside Animal Minds: What is it like to be a dog? The question is getting serious attention from scientists who study animal senses.

Steve James

Ebert documentary creator Steve James on ‘Focus’

10 am Friday, April 18: Host Jeff Bossert talks with James about his new documentary, Life Itself, based of Roger Ebert's 2011 memoir.

Leila Josefowicz

Violinist Leila Josefowicz with LA Philharmonic

7 pm Wednesday on WILL-FM: She performs Salonen's Violin Concerto.

Cyberchase the Movie

9 am Sunday, April 20, on WILL-TV: Eco-themed special follows Matt, Jackie, Inez and Digit as they rescue animals and restore harmony to Ecotopia.

Jimmy Cliff in "Muscle Shoals."

Independent Lens: Muscle Shoals

8 pm Monday, April 21: The incredible true story of the small town with the big sound.

Logo for the Fierce Green Fire

American Masters: 8 pm Tuesday, April 22, on WILL-TV

The first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement.

Prisoner in solitary confinement

Frontline: Solitary Nation

9 pm Tuesday, April 22, on WILL-TV: With unprecedented access, Frontline uncovers the raw reality of solitary confinement.

Cast of Father Brown

Father Brown: Saving souls and solving crime

8 pm Thursdays on WILL-TV


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Live and Local

April 16, 2014, 4pm on FM 90.9:

University of Illinois Horn and Percussion Ensembles Perform This Week

The University of Illinois School of Music boasts a stellar performing faculty, as well as numerous student ensemble coached by faculty members. Semester’s end always brings multiple opportunities to see and hear some fine performances, most of them free or inexpensive. On the Wednesday edition of “Live and Local,” we’ll learn about concerts by the UI percussion and horn ensembles, both happening Thursday in Urbana.

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