PBS39 Soul and Doo Wop Spectacular
Featuring: Little Anthony and the Imperials, The Impressions, The Crests
Enjoy an unforgettable trip down memory lane at the PBS39 Soul and Doo Wop Spectacular! Join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame vocal group Little Anthony and The Imperials, the Impressions and The Crests for an afternoon of timeless classics from the 50's and 60's.
Celtic Woman: Home For Christmas
Celtic Woman is an all-female musical ensemble conceived and assembled by Sharon Browne and David Downes, a former musical director of the Irish stage show “Riverdance.” Downes’ concept was to tap into the American marketplace’s taste for Celtic music and culture by confecting a group that blended the Irish elements of Michael Flatley’s music and dance with the structure of all-girl pop groups.
Kristin Chenoweth "Coming Home"
Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth’s career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. In 2015, Chenoweth received a coveted star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, she received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “Pushing Daises.” In 1999, she won a Tony Award for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” and she was also nominated for her original role of Glinda the Good Witch in “Wicked” in 2004. Chenoweth has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and for a People’s Choice Award for her role on “Glee.” In 2009, she wrote an uplifting candid, comedic chronicle of her life so far, “A Little Bit Wicked,” which debuted on the New York Times Hardcover Non Fiction Best Seller List.
Lidia Bastianich Reception and Book Signing
Beloved Emmy Award-winning television host, restaurateur, and best-selling cookbook author Lidia Bastianich will be at the PPL Public Media Center at PBS39 on Friday, October 28. Join us from 5–6:30 p.m. for a book-signing, light fare and wine. With your support of $75 to PBS39, you will receive a ticket to the event and a complimentary signed copy of Lidia’s latest book, Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook.
Mannheim Steamroller 30/40
The Ultimate Holiday Tradition! Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for the past 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller, whose holiday CDs are synonymous with Christmas, and continue to occupy top spots on Billboards’s Seasonal Charts every year!
Trans-Siberian Orchestra Live in Philadelphia
Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is set to bring their 2016 Winter Tour featuring one of the group’s beloved Yuletide tales, “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” to the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday, December 17 for two performances at 3 and 8 p.m.
Based on TSO’s multi-platinum DVD and long running PBS fundraiser, the story follows the journey of a young runaway who, on Christmas Eve, breaks into an abandoned vaudeville theater seeking shelter from the cold, and the ghostly visions she experiences from that concert hall’s past. “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve” features such lasting crowd-pleasers as "Christmas Eve Sarajevo 12/24," "O’ Come All Ye Faithful," "Good King Joy," "Christmas Canon," "Music Box Blues," "Promises To Keep," and "This Christmas Day."