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PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh (more…)

Premiered: November 4, 1972

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 42, Episode 4 Star-Spangled Spectacular: The Bicentennial of Our National Anthem

First Aired: September 13, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth, Melissa Etheridge, Denyce Graves-Montgomery, Smokey Robinson, Kenny Rogers and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Marin Alsop, perform at this salute to "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Baltimore's Pier Six Pavilion. Also on tap: Little Big Town; Pentatonix; and Train. The program includes ceremonial activities at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine; and a fireworks display. John Lithgow and Jordin Sparks host.

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