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American Masters


Tuesday at 9:00 p.m. on OPB TV

Sammy Davis Jr. was a vastly talented entertainer who strove to achieve the American Dream in a time of racial prejudice.

Photo: The Estate of Altovise Davis

Nova


Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. on OPB TV

Experts search for clues to determine if a volcanic eruption could devastate a major Italian city.

Photo: WGBH

Oregon Art Beat


Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on OPB TV

Portland painter Stephen Hayes isn't trying to duplicate nature in his evocative landscapes. Decades of studio practice have given him a mastery of his materials, and he uses it to reveal physical scenes and intimate, internal emotions.

Photo: Stephen Hayes

Oregon Field Guide

Plastic Rafts; Plastics in Rivers; Oysters With A Side Of Plastic (3008)

Oregon Field Guide: Episode #3008

February 21, 8:30 p.m. [OPB TV]

Oregon Experience

Oregon's Black Pioneers an Oregon Experience (1301)

Oregon Experience: Episode #1301

February 25, 9 p.m. [OPB TV]