“Nature: American Eagle,” 8 p.m. Nov. 16 on WGTE TV: An intimate portrait of these majestic raptors’ lives in the wild.
“Electronic Currents,” 9 p.m. Nov. 16 on Public Radio FM 91: Join Richard Paton for an hour of chilled, house, trance and dance music on Electronic Currents. This week features the music of Samantha James, Kirsty Hawkshaw, Above & Beyond and featured artist of the month, Ben Watt.
“Frontline: Living Old,” 9 p.m. Nov. 17 on WGTE TV: WGTE and the Area Office on Aging present a look at the modern realities of aging in both urban and rural America.
“Nova: The Bible’s Buried Secrets,” 8 p.m. Nov. 18 on WGTE TV: Investigates the ancient Israelites, the evolution of their belief in one God, and the origin of the Bible.
UT to host student art exhibition
The University of Toledo’s Art Department will host its 2008-09 juried student art exhibition Nov. 23 through Jan. 4 in the CVA Gallery. There will be a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 5, as well as an awards program, which will begin at 7 p.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to this year’s student art exhibition winners. The CVA Gallery is located at 620 Grove Place. For information, visit www.utoledo.edu/as/art.
UT to host theater auditions
Auditions will take place on Nov. 17 and 18 for the University of Toledo’s upcoming productions of “Crumbs from the Table of Joy” and “Macbeth.” Interested performers may come to the Center for Performing Arts Studio Theatre between 6 and 10 p.m. Sign-up sheets will be located in CPA room 1035. Those interested in auditioning should prepare a monologue and be prepared to read from the script. Scripts for both productions can be checked out from CPA room 1002. A deposit is required and will be refunded when the script is returned. For more information, call (419) 530-2202.
Acclaimed pianist at UT
University of Michigan professor of piano Logan Skelton will offer a master class at UT’s Center for Performing Arts Recital Hall at 10 a.m. Nov. 22 as part of the Dorothy MacKenzie Price Piano Series. Skelton will also perform the following day at 3 p.m. His program will include works by Liszt, Wagner, Bartok and William Bolcom.
Both activities are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.utoledo.edu/as/music.
Way Library screening ‘Ladies in Lavender’
The Way Public Library in Perrysburg continues the art and foreign film series called Reel Art @ Way on Nov. 21 with a showing of the 2004 film, “Ladies in Lavender.” This English-language film begins at 7 p.m. in the main level auditorium of the library. No reservations required. Admission and refreshments are free. The library is located at 101 E. Indiana Ave. in Perrysburg. For further information, call (419) 874-3135.
‘HSM 2’ in Adrian
Disney’s “High School Musical 2” will premiere at Croswell Opera House in Adrian, Mich., this summer. Tickets will go on sale March 2. Opera House members may purchase tickets Feb. 2. Curtain times for Disney’s “High School Musical 2” are 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays, July 10 to 12 and 16 to 19. For more information, call the Croswell Box Office at (517) 264-7469 or visit www.croswell.org.
Native American singer Bill Miller at Owens
Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Bill Miller takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Owens Community College Mainstage Theatre.
Miller’s soulful sound, which resonates from the deepest corners of his spirit and his own personal struggles with racism and abuse, combines thought-provoking contemporary Native American music that bridges traditional sounds with folk, bluegrass and acoustic rock. The guitarist and singer, as well as a accomplished player of the Native American flute, earned a Grammy Award for Best Native American Music Album titled “Cedar Dreams Songs” in 2005. He has toured with Willie Nelson, Pearl Jam, Waylon Jennings and Arlo Guthrie. Miller will share details about singing, songwriting and the music business, as well as marketing oneself as a performer, during a free workshop at 1 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Mainstage Theatre for interested individuals.The public is welcome to attend. Tickets for the Bill Miller concert are $20 for the general public, $18 for senior citizens and $12 for Owens students and employees.
To purchase tickets, visit www.owens.edu or contact the college’s box office. For more information about this event, contact the Center for Fine and Performing Arts at (567) 661-2787.