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Get ready for music, memories and magic beginning this weekend, featuring classic hits, a historic collaboration between two opera legends and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!

Enjoy this collection of footage and clips from the 1960s-1970s featuring the original artists performing the immensely popular and immediately identifiable melodies of celebrated composer Burt Bacharach. Performances include "Walk on By" by Dionne Warwick, "What's New Pussycat" by Tom Jones and "The Look of Love" by Dusty Springfield.

Soul diva Patti LaBelle hosts the historic reunion of classic recording artists of the decade, including the Commodores, original lead Eugene Record reuniting with the Chi-Lites, the Stylistics and many more.

Tune in for our marathon presentation of this four-part series hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., which chronicles the vast social networks and organizations created by and for Black people - beyond the reach of the “White gaze.” Professor Gates sits with noted scholars, politicians, cultural leaders and old friends to discuss this world behind the color line and what it looks like today.

Glimpse behind the curtain at opera legends Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman’s famed concert at Carnegie Hall on March 18, 1990, featuring performance clips and new interviews with opera star Angel Blue, Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb and more.

Hosted by beloved icons Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees, this special features hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Every song is a classic from the decade of peace, love and profound social change - sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations.

Celebrate legendary performances and roles made famous by Black artists as well as the new generation of Black Broadway stars. An acclaimed cast performs classic songs from The Wiz, The Color Purple, Company, Porgy & Bess, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and more.

Some Republican state lawmakers are advancing hot-button cultural issues, despite pledges from GOP leaders to focus on more mainstream issues. This week on the Georgia Today podcast, hear about Marjorie Taylor Greene's visit to the state Senate to push for a transgender surgery ban for teens, and more. Listen and subscribe.

February is Black History Month, when we take time to honor African Americans who have contributed to the cultural, political, societal and academic evolution of our nation. And sometimes, when we dig into that history, we unearth the stories of remarkable people whose names were largely forgotten.

Salvation South Editor Chuck Reece has the story of one such extraordinary man in this week’s commentary.

Are you looking for one place to get the latest news from top-notch journalists from across the state of Georgia in a format that respects both your intelligence and your time? If so, the Georgia Today Newsletter from GPB News is for you. Sign up here and stay informed.

Stream the best of public television whenever and wherever you want with GPB Passport! Binge full seasons, watch new episodes before they air on GPB, catch up on shows you missed and discover more programs to love with this powerful donor benefit. Enjoy these programs and many others streaming now:
 

Call the Midwife | Season 12
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Sanditon
Catch up on the first two seasons of this MASTERPIECE fan favorite inspired by Jane Austen’s final, unfinished novel before the new season starts on March 19th.

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