The Archaeology of a Boston Brothel

Excavations into the North End’s 19th-century past show that the neighborhood was no teeming Irish “slum,” but a thriving place with diverse residents who struggled to overcome the challenges of urban life in America. 


Boston Symphony Orchestra

Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, with Renée Fleming

Fleming sings the role of the Marschallin, Susan Graham is Octavian, and Andris Nelsons conducts Strauss's lyric meditation on the graceful passage of time.

Saturday at 7pm on 99.5 WCRB



Season 14 of Simply Ming

Season 14 of the Daytime Emmy-winning Simply Ming kicks off with a technique demonstration, followed by the creation of two dishes — one prepared by a nationally renowned guest chef and one by the James Beard-and-Emmy Award-winning host Ming Tsai.



Poldark Season 2, Episode 1

George rolls out plan A to take care of Ross once and for all. Ross resists all attempts to save him. Francis takes a desperate step. Demelza tries to influence a hanging judge.

Saturday at 7pm on WGBH 2


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Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"
Camille Saint-Saëns
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Roasted Carrots Get the Savory Treatment

Put away the butter and fall spices, and add some umami to your roasted veggies.


MBTA Eyes Collaboration With Boston On Night Bus

With a board member frustrated about the lack of significant progress examining the potential for night bus service from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. in Metro Boston, MBTA leadership suggested more data and perhaps collaboration with City Hall on the proposal.

Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature: Color

Earth is painted in stunning colors. By understanding how these colors are created and the energy they carry, we can learn the secret language of the planet.

Wednesday at 8pm on WGBH 2

Food & Wine

Great British Baking Show: Pâtisserie

Biscotti are the Signature challenge, while the Technical demands puff pastry arlettes. The Showstopper task is to create and build an edible biscuit box filled with 36 biscuits of a different flavor.

Wednesday at 10pm on WGBX 44


Frontline: The Choice 2016

Go behind the headlines generated by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, two of the most polarizing candidates in modern history, to investigate what has shaped them, where they came from, how they lead and why they want to be president.

Tuesday at 9pm on WGBH 2

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