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2014
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Bill Moyers doesn’t usually load his show with old-fashioned star power, but his latest installment does just that. The guest is John Lithgow, who’s currently starring in the title role in the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park free production of King Lear – and Moyers is set to ask him about the meaning and importance of free theater, and of acting… and, in this current, fast-moving century, of Shakespeare. For dates and times when this series runs in your a
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
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There’s nothing like an outdoor Requiem Mass to make a summer night slip away – and for this particular evening of TV entertainment, Verdi’s Requiem is performed onstage at the cavernous Hollywood Bowl, featuring soprano Julianna Di Giacomo and those home-town faves, the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Given the participants and the material, expect this particular Great Performances offering to be Verdi good indeed. Check local listings.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
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“Five Years” is the name of the opening track on David Bowie’s 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. This documentary, also called Five Years, looks at the pop icon’s development and reinvention by focusing on five years in Bowie’s life – his transmogrification into Ziggy Stardust being one of them.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2014
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MIDSEASON FINALE: For his final episode before his routine summer hiatus, Maher loads the deck on his comic talk show. Among the scheduled guests: Ralph Nader, Andrew Ross Sorkin, and Chris Hardwick.