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Lubbock Mayoral Candidate Forum

April 15 | 6:30-8:00PM

Texas Tech Public Media invites you to this year's Lubbock Mayoral Candidate Forum on April 15, 2024, at the Mahon Public Library from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public!

The forum serves as an essential component of a voter education initiative that we are proud to co-sponsor alongside the League of Women VotersAmerican Association of University Women, and Texas Tech Department of Political Science

Stream LIVE on April 15!

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NPR Fund Drive

April 19-27

NPR Fund Drive is happening this month! We invite you to join us in championing quality programming that informs, inspires, and connects our community. With your generous support, we can continue to deliver the stories that matter most, empowering voices from all walks of life and fostering dialogue that drives positive change. Together, let's ensure that NPR remains a beacon of trustworthy journalism and quality entertainment for generations to come.

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Wild Kratts New Movie


The new Wild Kratts movie, "Our Blue and Green World," premieres today, April 1, on PBS KIDS! Stream for free on the PBS KIDS App for TV and mobile, or watch today's broadcast premiere at 4:30 p.m. on PBS channel 5.1 or at 5:00 p.m. on the 24/7 PBS KIDS channel 5.3.

About the Show

While doing their annual Laundry Day, the Kratt brothers disagree on what is better: blue oceans or green forests. Can the gang get Martin and Chris back in sync in time to save Planet Earth from Zach and Paisley Paver’s villainous plans? Discover new creatures' powers in the Kratt brothers' biggest movie yet!

Free Family Event at YWCA of Lubbock

APRIL 6 | 10AM-2PM

Join us for Quality Day of Play at YWCA of Lubbock on Saturday, April 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

A Day of Family Fun

Come meet Clifford the Big Red Dog and have fun with family learning activities for infants to school-age children. Each activity is designed to help develop school readiness skills in fun and engaging ways for the whole family. Plus, get free books while supplies last!

Learning Through Play

Featuring Texas Rising Star 3-Star and 4-Star Providers, this event will showcase what quality play looks like and what children learn through play.

Brought to You By

Special thanks to Workforce Solutions South Plains for generously funding this event. 

Quality Day of Play is presented by the South Plains Early Childhood Education Coalition, a partnership proudly brought to you by PBS KIDS from Texas Tech Public Media, Lubbock Area United Way, YWCA of Lubbock, Lubbock ISD, The Parenting Cottage, Early Learning Centers of Lubbock, and Lubbock-Cooper ISD.

See You Soon!

RSVP to the event and learn more at qualitydayofplay.org.

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Lubbock Arts Festival

APRIL 13-14

Come see us at this year's Lubbock Arts Festival, happening at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center on April 13-14!

Immerse yourself in our special PBS KIDS pop-up, where you'll discover fun children's activities, free children's books (while supplies last), and more.

Journey to Austria and Germany with Collette Travel

It's Not Too Late!

We still have spots available for those who want to join us on a festive trip to Austria and Germany this Christmas 2024. Learn more on our website or call Collette at 1-800-581-8942. Please refer to booking number #1205992

Your Adventure Awaits

Participants who enroll will have the chance to experience a 5-night stay in the charming city of Innsbruck, nestled in the heart of the spectacular Alps. The trip offers plenty of time for Glühwein and shopping in all the classic Christmas markets. Visit the medieval cities of Salzburg, Oberammergau, and Munich. Plus, journey by train to the Alpine mountain village of Seefeld and get whisked away on a horse-drawn Christmas sleigh.

Collette covers the details— from arranging flights, meals, hotels, and local experiences. Your only job is to have the time of your life!

Your Trip Benefits Public Media

By securing this travel package through Collette, you not only embark on an enriching journey but also join forces with us in supporting your local public media station. Collette has committed to donating a portion of the funds collected, ensuring that your travel experience directly contributes to Texas Tech Public Media. 

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If you're eager to embark on this festive adventure, then click the link below!

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Public Media Giving Days

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Julius Caesar:

Making of a Dictator

The three-part series, Julius Caesar: Making of a Dictator premieres Tuesday April 2 @ 8:00 p.m. 

One man overthrew five hundred years of Roman democracy in 16 years.

NOVA: Great American Eclipse

NOVA: Great American Eclipse airs Wednesday, April 3 @ 7:00 p.m. Scientists prepare experiments for the April 8, 2024 eclipse.


The Incomparable Mr. Buckley

AMERICAN MASTERS: The Incomparable Mr. Buckley profiles conservative author and commentator William F. Buckley on Friday, April 5 @ 8:00 p.m. 

The Library of Congress

Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Bernie Taupin and Elton John are this year’s honorees for the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, airing Monday, April 8 @ 7:00 p.m. 


Matter of Mind: My Parkinson’s

INDEPENDENT LENS: Matter of Mind: My Parkinson’s airs Monday, April 8 @ 9:00 p.m. Three people navigate their lives with a debilitating illness.

Finding Your Roots:

Viewers Like You

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. unveils family tree discoveries for three ordinary Americans in FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Viewers Like You, premiering Tuesday, April 9 @ 7:00 p.m.


Now Hear This

A new season of GREAT PERFORMANCES: Now Hear This debuts Friday, April 12 @ 8:00 p.m. Conductor Scott Yoo travels the world to find music’s secret histories.

Art Happens Here

with John Lithgow

John Lithgow pays tribute to arts education in Art Happens Here, premiering Friday, April 26 @ 9:00 p.m.

Full Schedule

Additional kids’ programming is available on our 24/7 PBS KIDS Channel 5.3.

April Features

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MASTERPIECE Mr. Bates vs The Post Office

MASTERPIECE Mr. Bates vs The Post Office | Miniseries | Streaming April 7

When money started to seemingly disappear from its local branches, the government-owned Post Office wrongly blamed their own managers for its apparent loss. For more than a decade, hundreds were accused of theft and fraud, and many were even sent to prison - leaving lives, marriages, and reputations in ruins. But the issue was actually caused by errors in the Post Office’s own computer system - something it denied for years. Revealing a shocking David vs. Goliath fight for justice, this is the story of the decent ordinary people who were relentlessly pursued, coerced and controlled by a powerful corporation, and their ongoing battle, against seemingly insurmountable odds, to right so many horrific wrongs.

Binge all four episodes of this series starting on the night of its broadcast premiere with Passport.

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MASTERPIECE The Real Mr. Bates vs The Post Office Streaming April 7

This documentary unveils the true story behind the miniseries, "Mr. Bates vs The Post Office." It reveals the harrowing account of the widest miscarriage of justice in British legal history in which hundreds of subpostmasters were accused of crimes when the fault lay with the Post Office's new computer for over 20 years.

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Independent Lens: Space: The Longest Goodbye | Streaming April 12

NASA psychologists prepare astronauts for the extreme isolation required by a Mars mission, as the crew grapples with the tension between their dream of reaching new frontiers and the basic human need to stay connected to home.

Beginning Friday, April 12th this film will be available to stream on PBS Passport ahead of the broadcast premiere on Monday, May 6th. Once the film broadcasts, it will be available in FVOD for 30 days before moving back into Passport.

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MASTERPIECE Guilt | Season 3 | Streaming April 28

The brothers are back together but enemies old, and new, cause them to seek ever more desperate solutions to their problems. Digging deep into their past, Max and Jake hope to finally find a future free of danger...and each other.

Binge all four episodes of this series starting on the night of its broadcast premiere with Passport.

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