In 1923, President Calvin Coolidge walked from the White House to the Ellipse to light a 48-foot fir tree decorated with 2,500 electric bulbs in red, white and green, as a local choir and a “quartet” from the U.S. Marine Band performed. 91 years later, this American holiday tradition continues to bring citizens together to share in a message of hope and peace.
Sacred journeys are as old as religion, yet as new as anyone who takes a step and asks, “What do I believe?” Today, spiritual pilgrimages are more popular than ever. Host Bruce Feiler — bestselling author, scholar, adventurer, and explorer extraordinaire – takes viewers on an unprecedented journey to some of the world’s most meaningful landscapes and rigorous religious pilgrimages – all undertaken in one remarkable year.
Leading dramatic soprano Deborah Voigt and acclaimed British actor and voice artist John Rhys-Davies join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in a concert of holiday favorites.
Nominated for 11 Academy Awards– and winner of 8– Amadeus tells the story of the searing rivalry between aging royal composer Salieri, and 18th century musical genius Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Directed by the meticulously brilliant Milos Forman, also responsible for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus is a sumptuous visual feast, complemented by Tom Hulce's breakout performance and an award-winning sound design.
Not all sugar is created equal. Most people know that sugar is bad for them, but few people know that the impact of sugar can actually be the real cause of inflammation, bloating, metabolic disorders, fatigue, and weight gain.
Celebrate the spirit of giving with a month of festive programming on KUED.
Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Alfie Boe and Tom Brokaw
Tue. Dec. 2, 7:00 p.m.
Sun. Dec. 7, 4:00 p.m.
Critically acclaimed tenor Alfie Boe and internationally-renowned veteran newscaster Tom Brokaw join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square in a concert of holiday favorites and inspiring surprises. Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Alfie Boe and Tom Brokaw airs on KUED November 27 at 7:00 p.m., followed by a special airing of The Candy Bomber at 8:30 p.m.