Festivals make up a huge part of Chicago’s cultural scene, and they aren’t just for music. Fête Chicago is a new event celebrating the creativity the Windy City has to offer. After holding a small introductory market over the winter holidays, the festival, focused mainly on the rich spectrum of food and design in Chicago, is holding a second, longer, and more varied, run.
The fun begins with a night market on April 4, boasting the best and most innovative of vendors from the Chicago dining scene. Bartenders from Longman & Eagle will be stirring up their signature cocktails while attendees peruse selections from some of the most exciting restaurants in town. Vendors include Lillie’s Q, Trenchermen, Nellcôte, Firecakes Donuts, and many more.
Events will be held over the following days, providing in-depth looks into some of the interesting products and endeavors happening all around the city. From a discussion with brilliant chefs Matthias Merges of Yusho and John Manion of La Sirena Clandestina to an exploration of The Plant, Chicago’s revolutionary food project "incubator," Fête really seeks to give the great creators of the food and design world their time in the spotlight.
Emily Fiffer, one of the founders of Fête, described for us the dynamic process of curating the festival: "We started by choosing personalities in the food and design communities who we found interesting, or who we believed would offer insight on a particular topic. Charismatic people — folks who could speak in an engaging manner. We focused on selecting groups you wouldn't ordinarily find in the same room — people who are doing something similar creatively but may not have had a chance to speak about it. After all was said and done, we had a knockout list of events and a roster of chefs and artists that we were proud of and hoped would intrigue the masses."
Along with co-founders Jessica Herman and Heather Sperling, Fiffer looked for artisans who weren’t just new on the scene, but truly offering up something new and exciting. They sought to make an event that would challenge the traditional relationship between customer and vendor and engage people in the eclectic culinary and creative scene. Chicago, Fiffer said, was the ideal location for a project like Fête. With a diverse pool of talent and a community that really supports the success of its peers, this kind of celebration could have no better home.
Fête Chicago will be holding events from April 4 through April 7. They look to making the festival a bi-yearly event, offering the Chicago food and design community "knowledge, understanding, appreciation, and, most importantly, a hunger for more." You can find out about the offered events at the Fête Chicago website.
Thomas' Limited Edition Cinnamon Bun English Muffins
Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Introduced: March 2021
Suggested Retail Price: $4.49
Product Snapshot: It's one of life's toughest decisions: sweet or savory? This National English Muffin Day, Thomas' is encouraging fans to have it all! April 23 marks the annual observance dedicated to celebrating the Nooks & Crannies perfection of Thomas' English Muffins that transformed American breakfast tables more than 140 years ago. To honor this beloved icon, the folks at Thomas' are toasting up the tastiest contest breakfast has ever seen with the opportunity for one fan to win the contest grand prize of $10,000. With two sides to top, fans don't need to choose between their favorite ways to enjoy an English muffin and after sharing their deliciously unique topping combinations, a nationwide consumer vote will crown one "dough-voted" fan as the Split Decisions champion.
With Thomas' now easier-to-split English muffins, each half of the Nooks & Crannies goodness will serve as the ultimate blank canvas for every breakfast whim. Now through April 30, fans can head to NationalEnglishMuffinDay.com to submit their Split Decisions creations showcasing their favorite sweet, salty, or savory recipes. For a little extra culinary inspiration, fans can scan the unique Pincode found on all Limited Edition Split Decisions packaging to explore a curated Pinterest board of recipe ideas. Following the entry period, five finalists will be selected for a nationwide vote, where the finalist with the most votes will be awarded a $10,000 grand prize, which will be announced on May 17. Plus, those who cast their vote on NationalEnglishMuffinDay.com between May 10 –16 will be entered into a random drawing to win one of 25 $400 gift cards from Thomas' – enough to cover their next few grocery trips and inspire more delicious creativity!
"We're thrilled to celebrate another year of the Nooks & Crannies goodness in a such a delicious way by encouraging our fans to unleash their topping creativity," said Eduardo Zarate, senior director of marketing for Thomas'. "With the endless possibilities that Thomas' offers, we hope this exciting Split Decisions contest will inspire English muffin lovers to stop choosing one recipe over another and embrace all of their favorite tasty toppings. We look forward to 'toasting' with our fans as they share their favorite recipes to celebrate National English Muffin Day!"
To make the National English Muffin Day celebration even sweeter, Thomas' is shaking up breakfast and beyond with the introduction of new Limited Edition Cinnamon Bun English Muffins. Made with real cinnamon, the sweet, gooey goodness of cinnamon buns pairs perfectly with the Nooks & Crannies texture to create the mashup that breakfast lovers have been waiting for. Perfect for breakfast, an afternoon snack or a sweet treat after dinner, new Thomas' Cinnamon Bun English Muffins will be available for a limited time at grocery stores nationwide starting April 12 with a suggested retail price of $4.49.
At Home Easter Activities
From crafting, to baking, and egg hunting, there is so much fun to be had during this holiday! Check out these fun things to do at home during the Easter Season
Backyard Easter Egg Hunt
If you have a backyard, or a field available, you can easily set up your own Easter egg hunt! Give each member of the family their own color egg, and create memories with a DIY Easter egg hunt! You could even elevate your hunt, by adding a special egg, that can be traded in for a prize! My kids are obsessed with collecting change for their piggy banks right now, you can even add in a simple math lesson for some e-learning fun!
Get Easter Delivered
Kiln Creations is delivering Easter fun and including a special call from Belle! For just $50, your little painter gets 4 ceramic eggs and paint, a hallow egg filled with foiled candies, and a call from the Belle. Two Easter crafters are just $80. Thank you Good’s Candy Shop and Once Upon a Princess LLC for this unique opportunity! Order from the link by Thursday to guarantee you’ll receive your pack in time!
Stream Easter Service
If you are religious, and typically celebrate Easter with a church service, you will find that many churches are live streaming their services. You can check your typical church for information, or if you are looking for a local church to stream, College Park is offering live streaming every Sunday during the Coronavirus Closures.
Video Chat with the Easter Bunny
Big Bounce Fun House Rentals are offering video chats with the Easter Bunny! For $6.99, you can have a personal video chat on either Zoom or Facetime! Follow the link to select the date that works best for you.
Easter Cake Kit
A Slice Of Heaven Cakery in Lapel is offering an Easter Cake Decorating Kit! For $10, the kit includes 1 vanilla bunny shaped cake, 3 vanilla egg shaped cakes, 3 bags of pastel colored icing, 1 container of sprinkles, and step by step instructions for making your own bunny! Kits are available for carryout starting April 5- Friday, April 10.
Send Easter Cards
Who doesn’t love to get mail? Brighten someone’s day, by making Easter cards, and sending them to your friends and family! It’s a great way to get creative, and an opportunity to work on your child’s writing skills! See, you are rocking this e-learning gig!
Dye Easter Eggs
The classic Easter tradition of dying eggs can continue while social distancing! You could add glitter to your dye for some extra fun, or even add some white crayon drawings before you dye them, to create unique designs!
Don’t have an egg coloring kit? No problem! All you need is 1/2 a cup of boiling water, 10-20 drops of food coloring and a teaspoon of vinegar! You can also use kool-aid packets for coloring Easter Eggs, just add water. If you really want to get fancy, order the EggMazing Easter Egg Decorator on Amazon or grab one during your essential food shopping.
Make Easter Treats
Who doesn’t love homemade treats? Start a new tradition of baking, and try out a new baking recipe! Resurrection rolls, Egg in a nest, or even Easter Bunny shaped cookies to ice and decorate as you wish. There is so much to learn in the kitchen, and social distancing is the perfect time to create memories in the kitchen with your kiddos.
Carry Out or Delivery of Easter Dinner
I know so many families have the tradition of celebrating Easter with a big meal shared with loved ones. A fun spin off to try this year, is making your own dinners, and eating together via Zoom! Zoom is free to use, and allows for multiple people to join in at once, which is perfect for all your extending family gatherings this Easter. We even have some ideas for games to play and activities for your video calls.
April can be a tricky time for outdoor planting in Indiana, so start your plants indoors! Find your favorite window sill, and have your children help you start your gardens inside. This is a great opportunity to learn while your spend time together, and when the weather is consistently warm, you have another family activity to move all of your plants to the garden.
Easter Family Photos
It might seem weird to get all dressed up for your socially distant Easter, but it’s the perfect opportunity for family photos! The porch family pictures are so fun, and gives you an excuse to pull out those Easter outfits, and put them to good use.
Create A New Tradition
This time of isolation has created so many changes in our daily lives, but we can also use this opportunity to create a new tradition for years to come. Flying a kite (there are a whole bunch of great places to fly a kite in Indy), bicycle races, and coloring contests are just a few fun spins you could put on your day. My kids love flying kites, and it’s something we don’t do often, which is the perfect excuse to include it on Easter for some family fun.
Take a hike at one of these beautiful spaces to hike with kids near Indy, ride a bike trail or bike path with your family or just take a spin around your neighborhood.
A growing trend has been writing encouraging messages and drawing on the sidewalk! This week, spend some time outside decorating your sidewalk for Easter. You could use puffy paint, sidewalk chalk, or even washable finger paints. Get creative and maybe even a little messy with this activity.
Deliver an Easter Basket to a Neighbor
It is better to give than to receive! Work with your kids on putting together a basket for a neighbor. This is a great way to involve your kids in giving to others, and spend time together as a family doing it.
Easter Themed Scavenger Hunt
Put together a list of items for the kids to hunt down and find, or use a printable online if you prefer. Think carrots, flowers, birds’ nests, and other Easter themed items that you can find outside. This is a fun way to get out the wiggles and get outside this Easter.
Bunny Hop Race
This is a classic game that your kids will love! You can use a potato sack, pillow case, or anything your kids can get their legs in and hold onto. Set up a “track” in the yard, and have a bunny hop race. Hop in the sack, and whoever gets to the finish line first is the winner!
Make Homemade Bunny Ears
Crafting is a great way to spend time together this Easter. Bunny Ears are a simple yet fun craft to make with your kids. They would be perfect accessories for the Bunny Hop Race.
Read The Easter Story
The story of Easter is important to my family, as we are Christians and this holiday is very important to us. Even if you are not religious, learning about the traditions of others is a great opportunity to teach your children about other cultures and beliefs.
Do a Random Act Of Kindness
Does your neighbor need help with their yard, or is a family going through a hard time and could use a meal? What a great opportunity to involve your kids in blessing someone else. Your act of kindness will surely brighten someone’s day!
Video Chat with Family
One thing Covid has taught us, is the ability to stay connected through technology. Invite family near and far over for Easter Dinner via video chat. It’s fun to connect with family you wouldn’t otherwise get to see in this way.
Make an Easter Brunch at Home
Easter Brunch is my absolute favorite! Waffles, Bacon, Egg, and delicious beverages and pastries. Why not make brunch at home as a family? You will love it even more, knowing that you did it together.
Easter in Indiana, is right around the time where the weather starts easing up, and we are finally welcoming spring after a cold winter. What a better way to celebrate, than to get outside and enjoy the weather as a family. A family walk is one of my favorite things to do after family dinner.
Spring is right around the corner, which means sunshine is coming to stay! I love to put suncatchers in my children’s Easter baskets, and then paint them together to hang in the window to welcome Spring.
This activity is for the little kids, or any child at heart. We love to play bubbles together. A Bubble machine, giant rope bubbles, and bubble guns are a few fun variations to try, from the typical bubble wand. This is also another thing that’s inexpensive to put into your child’s Easter Basket!
Learn About Easter Traditions
You might be surprised to find that countries around the world celebrate Easter very differently. This is a great learning opportunity, to see what other people groups and cultures do to celebrate alongside your family all around the world!
Make an Easter Egg Tree
This tradition originated in Europe, but has become more popular in other countries throughout the years. Envision a Christmas tree full of Easter eggs, and you have an Easter Egg Tree. You can do this outside with your kids help, to decorate the yard. If you don’t have a tree, you can get creative and make one for the house!
Egg on a Spoon Race
This classic game is a great Easter activity. Put a raw egg on a spoon, place the end of the spoon in your mouth, and off you go! Who can get to the finish line first, without dropping the egg and breaking it? Remember, you can’t use your hands! For little ones, you can use your boiled eggs from egg decorating, for a little less mess.
“Egg” the Neighbors
You’ve been Egged! This is a fun Easter tradition, to spread fun and cheer throughout the neighborhood. Our neighbor did this to us last year, and it made their day! Hide a few plastic eggs in your neighbors yard, and you can put a variety of items in them, such as small candy, coins, and stickers. Leave a note on their porch that says they’ve been “Egged” so they know to go hunt for them.
Easter Themed Dance Party
You might be surprised at how many Easter themed children songs there are online! I’m talking dozens of cute little songs about Easter. Throw together a play list, and get your hop on, with a Easter style dance party!
Jelly Bean Guessing Game
We always have leftover jelly beans from our Easter egg baskets. Use the bag of beans for some family fun! You can put them all into a jar, and everyone puts in their guess for how many there are. Whoever is closest gets a prize! Or, blind taste test the flavors, and try to guess which one you have. You can even get the wacky flavor jelly beans, for a flavor twist on this fun Easter candy.
With a little creativity, Easter can be even more memorable and fun! Which Easter activity will you try this season?
CHILDREN A Time to Feel Young (Especially If You Are)
NOW is the time for all good children to make a dash for the outdoors, starting, say, with a spring fair. Whether they're held at schools or in parks, fairs are usually a cheap, entertaining way to spend an afternoon. So is the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum in Long Island City, Queens, with a courtyard that makes visitors feel as if they have entered the Shangri-La of "Lost Horizon." Spring is also a natural time to explore the sciences, including a workshop on how grass grows, presented by the New York Hall of Science in Queens.
And then there is the Queens Zoo. It reopened after an extensive renovation last fall and is dedicated to North American animals like the mountain lion. Finally, for those inevitable rainy weekends, the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan has not only a new exhibition on bears, but also a new gallery, focusing on the mysteries of DNA. ALL AGES
RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM & BAILEY CIRCUS, the annual show, through May 2. A three-ring circus featuring the Children of Cherepovets (acrobats from Russia) the Chicago Kidz (American acrobats) the Kunming Troupe (Chinese gymnasts) Yuliya of Siberia, an 11-year-old acrobat, and Olga Pikhienko, a 12-year-old gymnast. Animals include elephants, zebras, horses, baboons, chimpanzees and lions. Various performance times. At Madison Square Garden. Manhattan. Tickets: $8.50 to $27.50. Information: (212) 307-7171.
"FUTURE STOCK," a performance-art marathon by children ranging from toddlers to teen-agers, using videos, music, dance, poetry, artwork and clothes. Saturday from 2 to 8 P.M. at the Kitchen, 512 West 19th Street, Chelsea. Tickets: $10 per act ($18 per three acts) children, $5 per act (or $12 per three acts). Information: (212) 255-5793.
"BAILE CANGREJERO," a family program of Afro-Caribbean music (bomba, plena and bolero), poetry about Caribbean life and dance. In Spanish with English narration. Today and April 25 at Pregones Theater, St. Ann's Church, 295 St. Ann's Avenue, at 140th Street, Mott Haven, the Bronx. Tickets: $8 $5 for children. Information: (718) 585-1202.
EARTH DAY CARNIVAL, featuring singing, dancing, an exhibition of recycled art, mask-making and live steel-drum music. April 25 from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. at the Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83d Street. Admission: $5 free under age 2. Information: (212) 721-1234.
10TH ANNUAL SPRING FAIR, sponsored by the Playground Project and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, featuring moon rocks lent by NASA, a petting zoo, a mini-farm with live animals, pony rides and games. Refreshments and prizes. At Riverside Park, 91st Street playground, Manhattan. April 25 from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. Free. Information: (212) 580-7201.
TODDLER TALES, a series of presentations featuring songs, stories and movement for ages 1 to 3. Thursday,April 29, and May 6 at 10:30 A.M. at the New York Public Library, St. Agnes branch, 444 Amsterdam Avenue, at 81st Street, Manhattan. Free. Registration: (212) 877-4380.
FAMILY FIESTA, featuring puppet-making, Mexican mythology, mariachi music and a pinata, in celebration of Cinco de Mayo, Mexico's Independence Day. May 2 from 1 to 4 P.M. at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, at 165th Street, Morrisania. Fee: $3 a person. Information: (718) 681-6000.
"CHOCOLATE FOR MOM (AND ME!)," a workshop that enlists young chocoholics to bake chocolate cookies for their mothers. May 2 from 1:30 to 4:30 P.M. at the Staten Island Children's Museum, Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Livingston. Fee: $2 plus museum admission of $3 a person. Information: (718) 273-2060.
"GOIN' PLACES," the Big Apple Circus's 15th-anniversary show, featuring the clown Mr. Gordoon a Mongolian contortionist Russian aerialists French acrobats three generations of Danish equestrians, and frisky elephants. Various performance times. At Cunningham Park, Francis Lewis Boulevard and Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows, Queens, May 6 to 17 Gateway National Recreation Area, off Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, May 19 to 25, and Van Cortlandt Park, Broadway at 251st Street, Riverdale, the Bronx, May 28 to June 1. Tickets: $10 to $22.50. Information: (212) 307-7171.
"PURINA BIG CATS WEEKEND," featuring visits to the snow leopards, cheetahs and lions feline face-painting workshops a "roar-a-thon," in which participants compete by roaring, and mural painting. May 15 and 16 from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. in the Astor Court section of the Bronx Zoo, Bronx River Parkway and Fordham Road. Admission: $5.75 $2 for children. Information: (718) 367-1010.
"MUD PIES AND NESTS," a family art project in which participants will work with soil and water to make sculptural birds' nests. Taught by Noah Baen, an artist. May 16 from 1 to 4:30 P.M. at Kerlin Learning Center, Wave Hill, 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Riverdale, the Bronx. Admission: $4 $2 for ages 6 and up free under six. Information: (718) 549-3200.
"YOU GOTTA HAVE PARK!," an annual celebration featuring a rally, dances, children's music concert, in-line skating workshops and events, storytelling, an art exhibition and boating regatta. With the seasonal reopening of the carousel, the reopening of the Lefferts Homestead, and Cleaning and Greening, a program in which volunteer participants can help clean the park. May 22 and 23 at various locations in Prospect Park, Brooklyn. 11 A.M. to 5 P.M. Free. Information: (718) 788-0055.
PATHMARK HISPANIC ARTS FESTIVAL, with performances of traditional Hispanic music and dance on Pier 16, South Street Seaport, South Street at Fulton Street, Manhattan. June 4, carnival procession at 10:30 A.M. concerts at 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 and 3:30 P.M. June 5 and 6, concerts at noon, 2 and 4 P.M. Free. Information: (212) 732-7678.
BUSKERS FARE, an international festival of mummers, jugglers, puppeteers and music in lower Manhattan, culminating in a "Parade of Lighted Ships" around the tip of the island. Coordinated by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and Lower Manhattan Marketing Association. Various downtown locations from June 7 to 12, 11 A.M. to dusk. The parade is on June 12 at 7 P.M. Free. Information: (212) 669-9400.
"HANSEL AND GRETEL," with new marionettes, lighting and staging for children up to age 6. At the Marionette Theater, Swedish Cottage, Central Park, entrance at Central Park West and West 81st Street, Manhattan. Saturdays through June 12 at noon and 3 P.M. Admission: $5 $4 for children under 12. Reservations: (212) 988-9093.
ISAMU NOGUCHI GARDEN MUSEUM, which reopened for the season this month, featuring an outdoor garden and 12 indoor galleries of the sculptor's works. At 32-37 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, Queens. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11 to 6 P.M., through Nov. 30. Admission: $4 $2 for children. A shuttle bus runs on weekends from Park Avenue and 70th Street in Manhattan, every hour on the half-hour from 11:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Fare: $5 round-trip. Information: (718) 204-7088.
PIPS COMEDY CLUB MATINEE, featuring two magicians and audience participation. Sundays at 1:30 and 3:30 P.M. at the Pips Comedy Club, 2005 Emmons Avenue, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Tickets: $6.50. Information: (718) 646-9433.
"CZECH PUPPETS TELL CZECH TALES," a show of fairy tales by Vit Horejs, a storyteller and puppeteer. Today and May 16 from 1 to 3 P.M. at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 2 East 91st Street, Manhattan. Tickets: $10 $2 for children 5 to 12. Information: (212) 860-6321.
FAMILY ART WORKSHOP, in which participants will use acrylic paints to create an imaginary garden on a T-shirt. (Take your own or buy one at the workshop.) Saturday from 1:30 to 4:30 P.M. at the Staten Island Children's Museum, Snug Harbor, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Livingston. Free with museum admission of $3. Information: (718) 273-2060.
"THE GREEN GRASS GROWS ALL AROUND," a science workshop where 4- and 5-year-olds, using the book of the same title, will learn the parts of a tree, plant grass seed and investigate birds' nests. A green-noodle treat will be served. Saturday from 11 to 11:45 A.M. at the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens. Fee: $10 for one parent and one child $5 for each additional child. Registration: (718) 699-0005.
"THE THIEF OF BAGDAD," a new musical presented by the Pixie Judy Troupe of New York, directed by Jonathan Freeman, the voice of Jafar in the Walt Disney film "Aladdin." Starting April 30 at 4 P.M., with performances thereafter on Fridays at 4 P.M. and Saturdays and Sundays at 2 P.M. At the Mazur Theater, Asphalt Green, 555 East 90th Street, Manhattan. Tickets: $14 $12 for children. Reservations: (212) 688-1740.
"ROCKET AND FRIENDS," a marionette revue featuring Bernadette, a dragon the Roamin' Gnomes, who fly Can-Can Caterpillar, and Heads-Up Chorus, all set to piano music. Presented by the Manhattan-based Puppet Company for children up to 7. May 1 and 2 at 10:30 A.M. and noon at the Puppet Playhouse, Asphalt Green recreation center, 555 East 90th Street, Manhattan. Tickets: $3.50. Reservations: (212) 369-8890.
"THE GOLDEN FISH," a show about the fable of a fisherman, his greedy wife and a magical golden fish presented by the Hudson Vagabond Puppets. At the La Guardia Community College Performing Arts Center, 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Long Island City, Queens. May 8 at 1:30 P.M. Tickets: $6. Information: (718) 482-5151.
"FAMILY SUNDAYS: THE ARTS OF INDIA," a program that features a half-hour marionette show by the Leela Puppet Theater and demonstrations of face-painting, sari-wrapping and Indian theatrical gestures. With a treasure hunt in the exhibition "Gods, Guardians and Lovers." May 9, 16 and 23 June 6, 13, 20 and 27, and July 11, 18 and 25 at the Asia Society, 725 Park Avenue, at 70th Street. Tickets: $1 free under age 16. Information: (212) 517-6397. Box Office: (212) 517-2742.
"LIZARDS' TALES: REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS OF STATEN ISLAND," an exhibition that will feature preserved and live toads, turtles, snakes, newts, frogs and lizards. May 15 to Aug. 29 at the Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, 75 Stuyvesant Place, St. George. Mondays through Saturdays, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. and Sundays, 1 to 5 P.M. Admission: $2.50 $1.50 for children. Information: (718) 727-1135.
SCREENINGS FOR CHILDREN, featuring television shows adapted from books. May 22 to June 20: "Dr. Seuss's 'Horton Hears a Who' " (1970) and "Dr. Seuss's ⟊t in the Hat' " (1971). Saturdays and Sundays at 1 P.M. at the Museum of Television and Radio, 25 West 52d Street, Manhattan. Free with museum admission: $5 $3 for children 13 and under, $4 for students and the elderly. Information: (212) 621-6600.
MAGIC SHOW, featuring Amazing Shawnee the Magician, with puppets and audience participation. Part of the family activities at the Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. May 30 at 2 P.M. Admission: $3 $1 for children. Information: (718) 592-9700.
"BEARS: IMAGINATION AND REALITY," a new exhibition focusing on the grizzly and black bears of North America, with interactive devices, videos, American Indian artwork and artifacts, and dioramas. Opening on June 4 at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street. Mondays through Thursdays and Sundays, 10 A.M. to 5:45 P.M. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 A.M. to 8:45 P.M. Admission: $5 $2.50 for children. Information: (212) 769-5100.
"BISON BONANZA," a weekend of events devoted to the American bison, with mask-making, storytelling, a "bison run" and country music. June 5 and 6 from 10 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. at the Queens Zoo, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Admission: $2.50 50 cents for ages 3 to 12. Information: (718) 271-7761.
"FANCY FEET: A HISTORIC COLLECTION OF LADIES' FOOTWEAR FROM THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM," a yearlong exhibition that opened in March, featuring 70 shoes and boots, from 16th-century platforms to a pair of 1965 Charles Jourdan slingbacks. With information on the origins, development and fads of shoes. At the Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, at Prospect Park. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. Admission: $4 free for children under 12. Information: (718) 638-5000.
"INDIANS AS CHILDREN SEE THEM," an exhibition featuring artwork by New York City public-school children on how they perceive American Indians. At the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of the American Indian, 3753 Broadway, at 155th Street, Washington Heights. Through May 30. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 A.M. to 5 P.M., and Sundays, 1 to 5 P.M. Admission: $3 free for ages 7 and under. Information: (212) 283-2420.
HALL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, a new permanent gallery that uses multi-media technology to explore human biology and anatomy, the path of human evolution, and the origins of human creativity. Opening on April 23 at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street. Sundays through Thursdays, 10 A.M. to 5:45 P.M. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 A.M. to 8:45 P.M. Admission: $5 $2.50 for children. Information: (212) 769-5800.
"BUILDING AND DESIGNING," a six-week workshop at which children will design and create chairs, boxes, sculptures and musical instruments using cardboard, paint, recycled materials and wood. With instruction on drawing techniques and executing the design in three dimensions. Taught by Roberto Gil, an architect, at the Children's Museum of Art, 72-78 Spring Street, SoHo. Tuesdays from April 27 to June 1, from 3:45 to 4:45 P.M. Fee: $80. Information: (212) 274-0986.
"ANIMATION JAMBOREE," featuring children's films from the National Film Board of Canada from the 1940's to the present, including ones about a dog, table manners, a party for cockroaches, and a chubby loser who suddenly becomes successful. Saturday and May 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23 at 2 P.M. at the Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street, Lincoln Center. Admission: $7 $4 under age 12. Information: (212) 875-5600.
"STORIES OF EARTH DAY," featuring Regina Ress, a professional storyteller, who will tell tales about the earth and the environment, with some age-appropriate consciousness-raising. April 25 at noon, 1 and 2 P.M. at the New York Transit Museum, Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn Heights. Free with museum admission: $3 $1.50 for children. Information: (718) 330-5839.
"THE ART OF CHINESE PAPER-CUTTING," presented by Hou-Tien Cheng, the author and illustrator of "The Six Chinese Brothers" and other children's books. For ages 6 and up. April 26 at 3:30 P.M. at the New York Public Library, Columbus branch, 742 10th Avenue, at 51st Street, Manhattan. Free. Information: (212) 586-5098.
ONE-AT-A-TIME, a series of drop-in art-gallery tours for families. The theme on May 1 is "Tales and Trails: The Sculpture Garden." At 9:45 A.M. at the Edward John Noble Education Center, Museum of Modern Art, 18 West 54th Street, Manhattan. Admission: $5 a family. Information: (212) 708-9480.
"MOTHER, MAY I?," a family workshop at which participants will make handmade paper flowers for Mother's Day baskets. May 8 from 1:30 to 3 P.M. at the Dairy, Central Park, 65th Street, north of Wollman Rink. Free. Reservations: (212) 772-0210.
"THE YELLOW BOAT," a performance by Metro Theater Company, a Missouri group, based on the life and art done by children with H.I.V. May 6 at 7 P.M. also May 8 at 11 A.M. and 1 P.M. at the Triplex Theater, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, lower Manhattan. Tickets: $7. Information: (212) 346-8510.
"THE RELUCTANT DRAGON PUPPET-MAKING WORKSHOP," at which children can make their own fierce or friendly dragon puppets using recycled and natural objects. May 15 at 2 P.M., at the Children's Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83d Street. Admission: $5 museum admission plus a $2 workshop fee. Information: (212) 721-1234.
"OLD TIME, STORY TIME," with Robert Blumenfeld, an actor, who will read from 19th-century children's books. May 16 at 2 P.M. at the Abigail Adams Smith Museum, 421 East 61st Street, Manhattan. Admission: $3 free under age 13. Information: (212) 838-6878.
"FLOWER HOUR," a workshop at which participants will learn about flowers by making artificial ones with clay and potting the real things. For ages 5 to 12 children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. May 16 from 2:30 to 3:30 P.M. at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Avenue, Crown Heights. Fee: $5. Registration: (718) 941-4044, extension 245.
ARAWAK MOUNTAIN INTER-TRIBAL SINGERS AND DANCERS, a narrative program of traditional music, dance and costumes of various American Indian nations, including the Lakota Sioux, the Arawaks (Tainos), the Mescalero Apaches and the Ramapho. May 20 at 10:30 A.M. at Davis Hall, City College, West 135th Street and Convent Avenue, Hamilton Heights. Tickets: $3. Information: (212) 650-6900.
"WALKS AND TALKS: BONNIE BANKS OF THE LOCH," an exploration of Central Park's Loch, Pool and Meer with the Urban Park Rangers. May 23 at 2 P.M. Meet at the park entrance at 100th Street and Central Park West. Free. Information: (212) 427-4040.
"SIGNING STORIES" and "STORIES AND POEMS IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE." The former is a workshop where children can learn signing the latter is a performance with a vocal narration by the storytelling group Hand Jive. At Arts Connection, Murry Bergtraum High School Midtown Campus, 120 West 46th Street, Manhattan. June 5, from 10 A.M. to noon for the workshop and 2 to 3 P.M. for the performance. Workshops are free show tickets are $4. Reservations: (212) 302-7433.
ROCK CLIMBING, free courses for children 8 and up that teach basic climbing techniques and knowledge of safety equipment, using an outdoor and an indoor wall. Mondays through Fridays by appointment. Free climbing clinics 1 P.M. to 3 P.M. on Saturdays beginning May 8 through June 19. At the North Meadow Recreation Center, Central Park, midpark at 97th Street. Information: (212) 348-4867.
"FOOL MOON," a Broadway show that stars the clowns David Shiner and Bill Irwin, and features the Red Clay Ramblers, a country-music group. At the Richard Rodgers Theater, 226 West 46th Street, Manhattan. Performances: Tuesdays through Saturdays, 8 P.M. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 2 P.M., and Sundays, 3 P.M. Tickets, $25 to $45. Information: (212) 307-4100.
"A COUNTRY OF CHILDREN," an original musical about children who secede from New York City and make their own country presented by the Henry Street Theater Program. Today at 2 P.M. at the Henry Street Settlement, Louis Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street, Lower East Side. Tickets: $4 $3 for children. Information: (212) 598-0400.
"STICKY STUFF," a workshop in which participants will make adhesives with milk paste. For ages 8 and up. Today from 1 to 2:15 P.M. At the New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens. Fee: $12. Registration: (718) 699-0005.
"WILDFLOWER WANDER," an Urban Park Rangers outing at which participants will look for yellow, purple, pink and white flowers, the first signs of spring. Saturday at 2 P.M. meet at the Pelham Bay Visitors Center, Bruckner Boulevard and Wilkinson Avenue, Pelham Bay Park, the Bronx. Free. Information: (718) 548-7070.
"FOR CHILDREN, BY CHILDREN II," a Writers in Performance series featuring readings by 10 to 12 young writers from classes in New York City schools. Also appearing is Maira Kalman, author of, among others, "Max in Hollywood, Baby." Saturday at the Manhattan Theater Club, City Center, 131 West 55th Street. Tickets: $10. Information: (212) 645-5848.
Oklahoma City Walk to End Alzheimer’s brought people to walk across the city
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Like other events in the past few months, Saturday morning’s annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s looked very different than before.
But that didn’t stop Oklahomans from getting out to support an important cause.
“It’s a very serious matter to address. It’s the one and only condition that is chronic but is also incurable,” said Dara Wanzer, OKC Walk Co-Chair.
Feet hit the pavement for the walk but this year’s event was a little less crowded.
“This event usually draws about 10,000 people down to Bicentennial Park to walk to end Alzheimer’s,” said David Wanzer, OKC Walk Co-Chair.
But just because thousands of people weren’t gathered in downtown Oklahoma City doesn’t mean people aren’t walking.
The event moved virtual, meaning people walked all over the metro, even in their own neighborhoods.
“In fact, we were really excited and it gave us the opportunity to put our creativity to its best use. So, it’s been a different year and this is a different experience but we’re confident that a lot of people have been participating,” Dara said.
Organizers say the goal is to find a cure within our generation so no one else will suffer or lose a loved one to the diminishing disease.
“This year is even more important. People are isolated at home. Caregivers and folks living with the disease. So it’s even more important this year to continue to raise money to try and find a cure for this,” David said.
Thomas’ Celebrates National English Muffin Day with Split Decisions Contest and Launch of Limited-Edition Cinnamon Bun English Muffins
It’s one of life’s toughest decisions: sweet or savory? This National English Muffin Day, Thomas’® is encouraging fans to have it all! April 23 marks the annual observance dedicated to celebrating the Nooks & Crannies® perfection of Thomas’ English Muffins that transformed American breakfast tables more than 140 years ago. To honor this beloved icon, the folks at Thomas’ are toasting up the tastiest contest breakfast has ever seen with the opportunity for one fan to win the contest grand prize of $10,000. With two sides to top, fans don’t need to choose between their favorite ways to enjoy an English muffin and after sharing their deliciously unique topping combinations, a nationwide consumer vote will crown one “dough-voted” fan as the Split Decisions champion.
With Thomas’ now easier-to-split English muffins, each half of the Nooks & Crannies goodness will serve as the ultimate blank canvas for every breakfast whim. Now through April 30, fans can head to NationalEnglishMuffinDay.com to submit their Split Decisions creations showcasing their favorite sweet, salty or savory recipes. For a little extra culinary inspiration, fans can scan the unique Pincode found on all Limited Edition Split Decisions packaging to explore a curated Pinterest board of recipe ideas. Following the entry period, five finalists will be selected for a nationwide vote, where the finalist with the most votes will be awarded a $10,000 grand prize, which will be announced on May 17. Plus, those who cast their vote on NationalEnglishMuffinDay.com between May 10 –16 will be entered into a random drawing to win one of 25 $400 gift cards from Thomas’ – enough to cover their next few grocery trips and inspire more delicious creativity!
“We’re thrilled to celebrate another year of the Nooks & Crannies goodness in a such a delicious way by encouraging our fans to unleash their topping creativity,” said Eduardo Zarate, Senior Director of Marketing for Thomas’. “With the endless possibilities that Thomas’ offers, we hope this exciting Split Decisions contest will inspire English muffin lovers to stop choosing one recipe over another and embrace all of their favorite tasty toppings. We look forward to ‘toasting’ with our fans as they share their favorite recipes to celebrate National English Muffin Day!”
To make the National English Muffin Day celebration even sweeter, Thomas’ is shaking up breakfast and beyond with the introduction of new Limited Edition Cinnamon Bun English Muffins. Made with real cinnamon, the sweet, gooey goodness of cinnamon buns pairs perfectly with the Nooks & Crannies texture to create the mashup that breakfast lovers have been waiting for. Perfect for breakfast, an afternoon snack or a sweet treat after dinner, new Thomas’ Cinnamon Bun English Muffins will be available for a limited time at grocery stores nationwide starting April 12 with a suggested retail price of $4.49.
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The Up Room, ascended on the 13th floor of the Robey Chicago, has a new drink: The Root of All Evil. It's a bottled cocktail made with bourbon, rum, cynar, 11th Orchard Birch bitters and sarsaparilla bitters, with an option to add housemade vanilla ice cream to create a boozy root-beer float.
Commonwealth Tavern, 2000 W. Roscoe St., will broadcast the Cubs home opener on Monday, April 9, at 1:20 p.m. Specials will include $5 Chicago beers ( local Chicago beer only ), $5 soft pretzels and a $6 corn dog with fries. For guests' sports viewing pleasure, there are 12 TVs including a 70-inch plasma.
Roanoke, 135 W. Madison St., will start its daily happy hour early beginning at 1:20 p.m. for the Chicago Cubs opener. The happy-hour menu is available in the bar area only until 6:30 p.m. Featured specials will include half-price select bottles of wine and a $16 premium beer and burger combo. The game will be shown on all five TVs in the bar area and 11 TVs in the upstairs lounge.
Sixteen, the acclaimed restaurant inside the Trump International Tower and Hotel, is closing after a decade to make room for a new restaurant, Eater Chicago noted. The two-Michelin-starred restaurant, which opened in February 2008, will close April 28. Chef Nick Dostal will head a more casual concept. It appears the Trump name has affected business, with former employees telling Eater Chicago that sales dropped as low as 40 percent during weekdays in recent months.
Honey Butter Fried Chicken chefs Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp have opened TriBecca's Cubano, in partnership with Chef Becca Grothe. The latest concept born out of their underground dining concept Sunday Dinner Club, the pop-up at Revival Food Hall, 125 S. Clark St., features Chef Grothe's take on a Cubano sandwich. ( There are also vegetarian Cubanos, sweet-potato fries, griddled rum-cake donuts and beverages. ) The pop-up will run through June 29 on Mondays-Fridays, 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Forum 55, the food hall and marketplace at 55 E. Monroe St., welcomes its newest restaurant partner, Broken English Taco Pub-Mijo. This is the fourth Chicago location of Broken English, which specializes in street-style tacos. Broken English's menu at Forum 55 revolves around some of its most popular items, including carnitas tacos filled with pork confit and a housemade salsa verde fried chicken tacos a spin on Baja-style fish tacos featuring smoked cabbage slaw and a ghost-pepper mayonnaise freshly made guacamole and chips and, for dessert, churros with chocolate sauce. ( New items will be there as well. ) See TacoPub.com .
ת Star Restaurant Group will open its second Smoke Daddy restaurant at Hickory Street Capital's Hotel Zachary, 3630 N. Clark St., on Monday, April 9, to coincide with the Chicago Cubs home opener. The two-level restaurant includes a 1,500-square-foot terrace that allows guests to view all of the excitement at The Park at Wrigley. ( Some of the other eateries at the hotel will include Mordecai, Westtown Bakery + Tap, and Jeni's. )
Brindille, 534 N. Clark St., will offer a five-course burgundy wine dinner prepared by Chef Carrie Nahabedian on Tuesday, April 10, at 7 p.m., with a 6:30 p.m. reception. The cost is $150/person ( all-inclusive ) call 312-595-1616.
Heartland Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood Ave., has a new( ish ) chef. Sean Sanders, who has been at the cafe for three months, has worked at Green Dolphin Street, Bin 36 and Hotel Chicago. Also, he applied his experience in New Zealand at to open Browntrout, a Michelin Bib Gourmand-rated spot that was located at 4111 N. Lincoln Ave.
Kizuki, 1482 N. Milwaukee Ave., will offer 10 of its chicken wings for $10 for the Cubs opener. The housemade wings are marinated and crispy, and guests can choose from either a honey citrus or Tokyo buffalo sauce. The wings will be available for dine-in or delivery.
As part of the Masters of Food & Wine series, Park Hyatt Chicago ( 800 N. Michigan Ave. ) will welcome Domaine Leroy to NoMI Kitchen on Wed., April 11, at 6 p.m., with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. Featuring six pours from the famed producer, the evening will be led by special guest Gilles Desprez, with dishes ( such as shaved Hudson Valley foie gras salad and bitter chocolate pave ) from Park Hyatt Chicago Executive Chef Eric Damidot. Tickets are $170 per person plus tax and gratuity, and can be purchased through Eventbrite for more info, visit NomiRestaurant.com .
The first-ever Halal lifestyle festival in America, "I Heart Halal," will showcase the range of contemporary U.S. halal at Navy Pier, Festival Hall A, Friday, April 13-15. This new three-day festival will provide a welcoming space for anyone interested in Halal living embraced by U.S. Muslim consumers. See IHeartHalal.com .
On Thursday, April 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Marshall's Landing ( 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza ) will welcome guests to its "Rose Showers Bring May Flowers" event. Some of the world's most respected champagne makersMoet and Veuve Clicquotshare their selections of rose and prestige cuvees, and Executive Chef Michael Kornick will prepare light bites. Admission is $30-$35 each visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rose-showers-brings-may-flowers-tickets-44375646754.
On Tuesday, April 17, at 6 p.m., the team behind Logan Square's Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant Quiote are headed to the West Loop for a one-night collaboration dinner at James Beard Award-winning Blackbird, 619 W. Randolph St. Quiote Chef/Owner Dan Salls and Chef de Cuisine Ross Henke, along with Blackbird Chef de Cuisine Ryan Pfeiffer, Pastry Chef Nicole Guini and former Blackbird Pastry Chef Dana Cree are teaming to create a nine-course tasting menu capturing the flavors of Mexico. This exclusive dinner is $125 per person ( inclusive of tax and gratuity ), with an optional beverage pairing for $35 see "Quiote Meets Blackbird: A Pop-Up Dinner Collaboration" at Eventbrite.com .
On Tuesday, April 17, Bistronomic, 840 N. Wabash Ave., will offer its Baked Alaska dessert for $4.17 in honor of Tax Day. Bistronomic is open for dinner on April 17 from 5 to 10 p.m. For reservations, call 312-944-8400.
Also, Chiya Chai, 2770 N. Milwaukee Ave., will offer cocktails for $4.17 all day in honor of Tax Day. Signature cocktails include the CC Cool, with fresh cucumber juice, fresh lime juice, vodka, cilantro and tripple sec the Golden Chai Russian, with natural coffee liqueur vodka, masala mix, cumin, coriander and turmeric and the Maharaja, with gin, cardamom, rosewater, pandanus ( exotic tropical plant ) essence, cinnamon, blueberry juice, fresh lemon juice and triple sec. Chiya Chai is open April 17 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. call 773-360-7541.
Cornerstone Restaurant Group will celebrate Chef Bill Kim's debut cookbook, Korean BBQ: Master Your Grill in Seven Sauces, on Tuesday, April 17, 6-9 p.m., at bellyQ, 1400 W. Randolph St. The event will feature six guest chefs who will head grill stations fashioned after food stalls, with each chef taking on a recipe from the book. Tickets are $50 each, and will include food, a signed copy of Korean BBQ and a Suntory Toki drink visit https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3373966.
Shore Club, 1603 N. Lake Shore Dr., will return to the Chicago dining scene on Saturday, May 11. Described as an "upscale dining option and event space," it is set to feature a newly developed set of programming and activities this year ( including morning workout classes on the beach to a cold towel service in the cabanas ). The Patio at Shore Club, which features lunch and dinner service on a first-come-first-serve basis, will add an additional bar and a new set of lighting for evening dining. There will also be The Oasis at Shore Club and The Restaurant at Shore Club. See ShoreClubChi.com .
Bernie's Lunch & Supper will host its first wine dinner on Monday, May 14, 6:30-9:00 p.m., in the main dining room. For $75 per person, guests can enjoy a four-course dinner with Oregon pinot noir wine pairings and a welcome champagne toast. Space is limited, and reservations can be made by calling 312-624-9892.
Signature ཎ at the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Showa modern take on the traditional keynotewelcomes 66th Secretary of State Dr. Condoleezza Rice for a discussion with National Restaurant Association President/CEO Dawn Sweeney. The National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show runs May 19-22 at McCormick Place. For more information about this year's Show, visit https://show.restaurant.org/Home.
Long Grove's Chocolate Fest will take place May 18-20 at 308 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove, Illinois. According to a press release, "While children roam the village in search of chocolate treasures during the famed Chocolate Scavenger Hunt, local vendors on cobble-stone streets wheel out chocolate-infused creations, everything from chocolate pudding pie pops to burgers lathered in BBQ chocolate sauce." See LongGrove.org .
City Barbeque ( citybbq.com ) will be opening its second location in the Chicagoland market in Orland Park. It's scheduled to open April 23, with a grand-opening celebration April 28. Located at 14301 S. LaGrange Rd. in Orland Park, this location will be City Barbeque's 36th nationally, with four more locations to open in the Chicago area this year.This article shared 434 times since Tue Apr 3, 2018
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Summer is approaching and COVID restrictions are being relaxed—and restaurants are among the many types of businesses benefiting from these changes. A recent visit to Chicago's Punch Bowl Social (310 .
Takito Street (2423 N. Lincoln Ave. http://takitostreet.com/) is the third in the Takito line of restaurants (along with Takito Kitchen and Bar Takito)—a string of restaurants offering playful vibes, fresh .
The annual event Dining Out for Life will take place May 16-22 throughout Chicago and Evanston. Participants dine in, order takeout/delivery or purchase gift cards from their favorite restaurants and donate directly to TPAN to support .
The outdoor country-music/BBQ festival Windy City Smokeout will return to Chicago on July 8-11 outside the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St. Hosted by BBQ joint Bub City and the venue Joe's Bar, the event will .
Local restaurants, old and new, received Michelin stars April 29, according to a Chicago Tribune article. The Michelin Guide's annual ratings play a significant role in anointing restaurant industry royalty .
A sign that things are slowly returning to some semblance of normal activity is when businesses expand. Such is the case with Cluck It/Cowch Burger (https://www.cluckitchicago.com/), which co-owners/spouses Cainan Edwards .
Sam's Crispy Chicken (SamsCrispyChicken.com) and Umami Burger (UmamiBurger.com), both from C3 (Creating Culinary Communities) and both at 945 W. Randolph St., have launched new food and beverage menusalthough indulgence i .
--From a press release - James Beard, who changed how Americans eat, is spotlighted on May 5 with an entertaining live webinar by Food Network star Ted Allen, and author John Birdsall. In the Kitchen Closet takes place May 5 at .
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Event organizers of the National Restaurant Association Show announced the cancellation of the 2021 National Restaurant Association Show, which was scheduled to take place May 22-25 at Chicago's McCormick Place. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois .
The Ann Sather restaurant at 909 W. Belmont Ave. has been fined $2,000 for violating the state's indoor dining ban last year, ABC7Chicago.com reported. Chicago Ald. Tom Tunney owns the restaurant, which was cited Dec. 4. .
The venues participating in Chicago Restaurant Week (March 19-April 4) have been revealed. This year's participants include a range of restaurants throughout Chicagoland offering specially priced, prix fixe menus for .
The city of Chicago plans to reduce indoor dining restrictions for a second consecutive week, allowing bars and restaurants to offer service at either 40% capacity or 50 people, whichever is less, The Chicago Tribune reported. .
The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau announced the launch of the inaugural Chicago Southland Restaurant Week. Designed to promote Chicago Southland restaurants while encouraging residents and visitors to support .
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Spring 2021 reality TV premieres
- The Voice (NBC, March 1, Mondays at 8). For season 20, Kelly Clarkson, Nick Jonas, John Legend, and Blake Shelton coach
- Below Deck Sailing Yacht (Bravo, March 1, Mondays at 9). &ldquoCaptain Glenn Shephard puts his trust in an all-new crew as they sail along the sparkling coast of Croatia&rdquo
- Easter Basket Challenge (Food Network, March 1, Mondays at 10). Contestants create &ldquoEaster treats&rdquo for &ldquohost Sunny Anderson and judges Claudia Sandoval and Jordan Andino.&rdquo
- Big Time Bake (Food Network, March 1, Mondays at 11). &ldquoBuddy Valastro is now judging some of the best bakers from across the country to the test in a nonstop dessert competition&rdquo
- Race Across the World (Discovery+, March 2). Season two of the UK show where teams &ldquomust travel across the globe by whatever means they can: foot, car, bicycle, boat, bus, ferry, motorbike, horse&rdquo
- Murder Among the Mormons (Netflix, March 3). &ldquothe first comprehensive look at one of the most shocking crimes to have ever taken place among the Mormon community and the criminal mastermind behind it all.&rdquo
- Farmhouse Fixer (HGTV, March 3, Wednesdays at 9). NKOTB&rsquos Jonathan Knight will &ldquoshare his renovation know-how by meticulously restoring centuries-old New England farmhouses&rdquo
- The Con (ABC, March 3, Wednesdays at 10). &ldquoexplores the troubling tales of people taken in by claims and promises that proved too good to be true, from identity fraud and misleading romance to the high-profile college admission scandal and Fyre Festival&rdquo
- The Real World Homecoming: New York (Paramount+, March 4, Thursdays). &ldquothe original seven strangers will revisit the shocking moments and explosive issues that transpired during the historic season and discuss how they parallel in today&rsquos social climate&rdquo
- For Heaven&rsquos Sake (Paramount+, March 4). &ldquowill follow the search for Harold Heaven, who mysteriously disappeared from his remote cabin in Ontario, Canada, in the winter of 1934&rdquo
- Deadly Type with Candice DeLong (Discovery+, March 4). &ldquoformer FBI profiler Candice DeLong works to find common behavioral links between some of the world&rsquos worst perpetrators&rdquo
- My Mane Problem (ALLBLK, March 4). &ldquoCelebrity hairstylist Dr. Boogie &hellip takes on cases of real people struggling with varying hair concerns&rdquo
- Strange Evidence (Science, March 4, Thursdays at 9). &ldquoexperts turn to the bizarre and inexplicable anomalies caught on camera and use new forensic analysis to determine the truth behind them&rdquo
- What on Earth (Science, March 4, Thursdays at 10). &ldquoexperts look to this state-of-the-art imaging technology to discover bizarre phenomena and strange mysteries&rdquo
- The TS Madison Experience (WE tv, March 4, Thursdays at 10). follows &ldquoa loud, brash, and outrageous social media star and influencer with a huge following of adoring fans from her hilarious online shows&rdquo
- Nevenka: Breaking the Silence (Netflix, March 5). &ldquoexamines Spain&rsquos historic 2001 lawsuit, in which city councilor Nevenka Fernández accused Mayor Ismael Álvarez of sexual harassment&rdquo
- Snow Animals (BBC America, March 6, Saturdays at 8). &ldquoLiz Bonnin introduces a cast of charismatic animals to reveal the remarkable strategies they use to survive, and even thrive, in the winter&rdquo
- Tournament of Champions (Food Network, March 7, Sundays at 8). &ldquoGuy Fieri is back with the toughest bracket-style culinary competition where 16 of the best chefs from the East and West coasts go head-to-head in sudden-death cooking battles&rdquo
- Naked and Afraid (Discovery, March 7, Sundays at 8). &ldquosurvivalists must endure hostile climates, lurking predators, and a scarce food and water supply while undergoing the ultimate test of human endurance and willpower&rdquo
- Married to Medicine (Bravo, March 7, Sundays at 9). &ldquoReturning this season: Dr. Jacqueline Walters, Dr. Simone Whitmore, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, Toya Bush Harris and friends of the cast Lisa Nicole Cloud, Quad Webb and Kari Wells. New cast member Anila Sajja joins this season as wife of Dr. Sajja, mother and fashion blogger&ldquo
- Great Food Truck Race (Food Network, March 7, Sundays at 10). &ldquoheads north to Alaska for the wildest culinary journey in series history&rdquo
- Who Wants to be a Millionaire (ABC, March 7, Sundays at 10). &ldquocelebrity contestants playing for the charity of their choice and frontline heroes trying their hand at a $1 million prize&rdquo
- Ride with Norman Reedus (AMC, March 7, Sundays at midnight). &ldquoWalking Dead star and motorcycle enthusiast Norman Reedus hits the open road on a three-day, two-wheel adventure as he explores local culture both domestic and abroad&rdquo
- Web of Lies (Discovery+, March 8). &ldquounravels tragic stories of deception and manipulation triggered by online interactions&rdquo
- Rock the Block (HGTV, March 8, Mondays at 9). &ldquoTy Pennington will referee the action as the experts battle to maximize the value of identical suburban properties with $225,000 and only six weeks to complete their projects&rdquo
- Moonshiners: Smoke Ring (Discovery+, March 9). &ldquoStephen Ray Tickle along with &lsquoHogfather&rsquo Tank Jackson, venture into the deep South in search of the best, often undiscovered, pit masters from around the country to compete&rdquo
- 63 Up (BritBox, March 9). &ldquoas the group reaches retirement age, the film is back to discover what they are doing&rdquo
- Last Chance U: Basketball (Netflix, March 10). &ldquoviewers will follow the East Los Angeles College Huskies (ELAC) in their high stakes chase to an unprecedented California state basketball championship&rdquo
- Marriage or Mortgage (Netflix, March 10, Netflix). &ldquoNashville-based wedding planner Sarah Miller and real estate agent Nichole Holmes are here to help couples make this decision&rdquo
- The Masked Singer (Fox, March 10, Wednesdays at 8). Season 5 will start with Niecy Nash substituting for Nick Cannon
- Operation Awesome (BYUtv, March 10, Wednesdays at 8). &ldquofive incredible young people with the biggest, boldest, most amazing ideas for change will &hellip travel to 10 cities across America and work together with local volunteers to help others launch new initiatives&rdquo
- Game of Talents (Fox, March 10, Wednesdays at 9). &ldquopits two teams of contestants against each other as they attempt to figure out the surprising, mesmerizing &ndash and sometimes bizarre &ndash hidden talents of the mystery performers&rdquo
- Restaurant: Impossible (Food Network, March 11, Thursdays at 9). Robert Irvine&rsquos show was moved to Discovery+, but now it&rsquos back on TV.
- Dinner: Impossible (Food Network, March 11, Thursdays at 10). &ldquoRobert is challenged to overcome culinary obstacles and deliver a delicious meal before his time runs out&rdquo
- Making Their Mark (Amazon, March 12). &ldquounmasks Australia&rsquos top national sport, the Australian Football League (AFL) through the perspective of six iconic individuals from six teams&rdquo
- Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet (NatGeo WILD, March 13, Saturdays at 9). follows &ldquofor Dr. Michelle Oakley, the only all-species vet for hundreds of miles across the Great North&rdquo
- How It Really Happened with Hill Harper (HLN, March 14, Sundays at 9). &ldquodelves deeply into some of the most notorious mysteries, trials, and celebrity tragedies of our time&rdquo
- Expedition: Back to the Future (Discovery+, March 15). &ldquoJosh Gates and Christopher Lloyd are on a mission to find Hollywood&rsquos most iconic car&rdquo
- Intervention (A&E, March 15, Mondays at 9). &ldquoan unfiltered look at the devastation caused by addiction in a new season based in&rdquo Las Vegas
- America&rsquos Most Wanted (Fox, March 15, Mondays at 9). Elizabeth Vargas hosts the return of the show that wants &ldquoviewers to be armchair detectives by helping law enforcement solve some of the toughest cases&rdquo
- 16 and Pregnant (MTV, March 16, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquothe lives of teenagers as they navigate adolescence while facing unplanned pregnancies and go from high school students to parents-to-be&rdquo
- The Blended Bunch (TLC, March 16, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquothe Shemwells, a large, newly blended family that will face all kinds of challenges as they merge 11 children under one roof and adjust to a new life in Utah&rdquo
- Under Suspicion: Uncovering the Wesphael Case (Netflix, March 17). &ldquoThis true-crime series follows the high-profile court case of Belgian politician Bernard Wesphael, who was accused of murdering his wife in 2013&rdquo
- True Conviction (Discovery+, March 17). Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi &ldquotravels across the country to reveal how the nation&rsquos top prosecutors tackled their toughest cases&rdquo
- My Feet are Killing Me: Footnotes (Discovery+, March 18). &ldquofeatures never-before-seen cases with your favorite foot doctors, as well as follow-ups with memorable patients&rdquo
- Keeping Up With the Kardashians (E!, March 18, Thursdays at 8). The 20th and final season
- Battlebots: Bounty Hunters (Discovery, March 18, Thursdays at 8). &ldquochallengers will compete for the right to become the Bounty Hunter and fight a Legend. The prize: a unique place in BattleBots history, and the major share of a $25,000 cash prize payout in every episode&rdquo
- Waka & Tammy: What the Flocka (WE tv, March 18, Thursdays at 9). &ldquoHip Hop&rsquos iconic sweethearts Waka Flocka and his fiery wife Tammy Rivera are back&rdquo
- Overserved with Lisa Vanderpump (E!, March 18, Thursdays at 9). Lisa &ldquohosts two to three celebrity guests for an unforgettable night full of cocktails, games, and delicious feasts crafted entirely by Lisa herself&rdquo
- Formula 1: Drive to Survive (Netflix, March 19). &ldquoDuring a shortened 2020 season, Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo and other top drivers pursue checkered flags&rdquo
- Everything But the House (HGTV, March 19, Fridays at 9). Lara Spencer &ldquoworks with a team of expert appraisers to help homeowners clear out their houses and cash in on their clutter&rdquo
- Mama June: Road to Redemption (WE tv, March 19, Fridays at 9). &ldquoThough some feared she was not committed to recovery, she&rsquos back, sober and ready to heal her fractured family&rdquo
- Dave Turin&rsquos Lost Mine (Discovery, March 19 at 9, then Fridays at 8). &ldquoDave&rsquos dream of achieving financial security and total freedom seems just in reach until tragedy strikes the gold claim&rdquo
- Portals To Hell (Discovery+, March 20, Saturdays). &ldquoJack Osbourne and Katrina Weidman face off against startling paranormal activity once again&rdquo
- Q: Into the Storm (HBO, March 21, Sundays at 9). &ldquochronicles the evolution of &lsquoQ&rsquo in real-time with unprecedented access to key players, revealing how the anonymous character known only as &lsquoQ&rsquo uses conspiracy theories and information warfare to game the internet, hijack politics, and manipulate people&rsquos thinking&rdquo
- Unsung (TV One, March 21, Sundays at 9). &ldquohighlights the careers and explores the personal lives of some of the most talented, versatile, and influential black vocal artists.&rdquo
- Uncensored (TV One, March 21, Sundays at 10). &ldquoexplores the lives of your favorite personalities as they provide first-hand accounts of their success, and obstacles they&rsquove faced throughout their careers&rdquo
- Hoarders (A&E, March 22, Mondays at 8). &ldquoDr. Robin Zasio and Dr. David Tolin work in tandem to extreme clean up experts Matt Paxton, Cory Chalmers, Dorothy Breininger and new expert Brandon Bronaugh in an effort to help these families&rdquo
- Seeking Sister Wife (TLC, March 22, Mondays at 8). &ldquothe lives of five polygamist families, all in various stages of trying to add a sister wife to the nest&rdquo
- Return to Amish (TLC, March 22, Mondays at 9). &ldquotells the stories of the ex-Amish as they try to establish lives outside of the insular world in which they grew up&rdquo
- Shine True (Fuse, March 22, Mondays at 10). &ldquotracks the journeys of trans and non-binary young adults leading up to a big life event&rdquo
- People Magazine Presents (ID and Discovery+, March 22, Mondays at 10). &ldquoa deep dive into a case through exclusive interviews, archival footage, and emotional first-hand accounts by family members, law enforcement, and those closest to the crime&rdquo
- Demi Lovato: Dancing with the Devil (YouTube, March 23). &ldquounprecedented access to the superstar&rsquos personal and musical journey during the most trying time of her life&rdquo after her &ldquonearly fatal overdose in 2018&rdquo
- Pig Royalty (Discovery+, March 23). &ldquofollowing a group of unforgettable families as they criss-cross throughout Texas, competing in the unique and crazy world of pig showing&rdquo
- Secrets of a Psychopath (Sundance Now, March 23). &ldquorecounts the facts behind the most complex and surprising murder to come before the courts in Irish criminal history&rdquo
- Beyond the Canvas (PBS, March 23 at 9:30, then Tuesdays at 10:30). &ldquoshowcases some of the nation&rsquos leading cultural creators &mdash musicians, playwrights, comedians, costume designers, among many others &mdash who show us how they turn their visions of the world into art&rdquo
- Baketopia (HBO Max, March 25). Rosanna Pansino hosts as &ldquobakers taking on viral-worthy challenges in a larger-than-life baking wonderland&rdquo
- John Wayne Gacy: Devil In Disguise (Peacock, March 25). &ldquotold through the words of Gacy himself, those who were forever changed by his unspeakable deeds and those who believe that the full truth about the case remains concealed to this day&rdquo
- No Demo Reno (HGTV, March 25, Thursdays at 8). Jenn Todryk &ldquocombines clever design solutions and cost-saving ideas to create stunning home overhauls for clients in the Dallas-Fort Worth area&mdashoften without removing walls or tackling large-scale demo&rdquo
- For Real: The Story of Reality TV (E!, March 25, Thursdays at 9). the Andy Cohen hosts a &ldquoseries explores different themes including celebreality, dating, competition and extreme makeover series&rdquo
- Nightwatch (A&E, March 25, Thursdays at 10). &ldquochronicles the sacrifice and heroic work of the first responders in New Orleans&rdquo
- Nailed It!: Double Trouble (Netflix, March 26). &ldquoWhen two clueless cake &lsquoartists&rsquo team up, the reveals are even more ridiculous&rdquo
- Ghost Adventures (Discovery+, March 26). Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley &ldquoinvestigate terrifying tales of the paranormal&rdquo
- Magic for Humans by Mago Pop (Netflix, March 26). &ldquoIllusionist Mago Pop takes to the streets of Barcelona, where he amazes folks of all ages&rdquo
- Alaska Animal Rescue (NatGeo WILD, March 27, Saturdays at 10). follows &ldquothe women first-responders, veterinarians and caretakers of the Alaska SeaLife Center, Alaska Raptor Center and the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center&rdquo
- Signs of a Psychopath (Discovery+, March 28). &ldquorevisits some of the most dangerous killers in modern history, reviewing news footage &ndash and the words of the killers themselves&rdquo
- Running Wild with Bear Grylls (National Geographic, March 29, Mondays at 9). Celebrities include Anthony Mackie, Terry Crews, Gina Carano, and Danica Patrick
- Race to the Center of the Earth (National Geographic, March 29, Mondays at 10). &ldquoan extreme non-elimination competition that follows four groups of adventurers, each starting from different corners of the earth, as they race to a buoy holding the grand prize&rdquo
- The Devil You Know (Vice, March 29, Mondays at 10). &ldquouncovers the proliferation of online cults in America through the investigation of cult leader Sherry J. Shriner&rdquo
- Pooch Perfect (ABC, March 30, Tuesdays at 8). Rebel Wilson hosts &ldquoa dog grooming competition series showcasing 10 of the best pet stylists in the country who, along with their assistants, compete in a series of paw-some themed challenges&rdquo
- All-Round Champion (BYUtv, March 30, Tuesdays at 8). &ldquoten of North America&rsquos most decorated young athletes &hellip compete in a variety of summer sports except their own&rdquo
- Unsellable Houses (HGTV, March 30, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquotwin sisters Lyndsay Lamb and Leslie Davis, a top-selling real estate duo in the Pacific Northwest, are back to invest their own money to help homeowners struggling to sell their languishing properties&rdquo
- K-Pop Evolution (YouTube, March 31). &ldquothe past, present, and future of the global music phenomenon and $10 billion global industry&rdquo
- The Laundry Guy (Discovery+, March 31). Patric Richardson &ldquolistens to clients&rsquo meaningful stories behind irreplaceable pieces &hellip and then carefully restores the items&rdquo
- The Great Pottery Throw Down (HBO Max, April 1). Season 4 &ldquocombines the talents of 12 of the country&rsquos best home potters with the drama of the process of making ceramics&rdquo
- Prank Encounters (Netflix, April 1). &ldquoGaten Matarazzo pulls the strings on a new season of elaborate pranks&rdquo
- The Challenge: All-Stars (Paramount+, April 1, Thursdays). &ldquotwenty-two of the most iconic, boldest, and fiercest Challenge All Stars from the original Real World and Road Rules, returning for a chance at the ultimate competition as they vie for their shot at the $500,000 grand prize&rdquo
- Worn Stories (Netflix, April 1). &ldquoexplores the often-overlooked memoirs in miniature living inside cherished articles of clothing&rdquo
- Notorious Queens (ALLBLK, April 1). &ldquofollows four women who have been labeled &lsquonotorious&rsquo due to their past romantic relationships and &hellip work to leave behind their troublesome pasts and cultivate new experiences&rdquo
- Wipeout (TBS, April 1, Thursdays at 9). John Cena and Nicole Byer host the return of the series, which has &ldquonew course elements that will push contestants&rsquo athleticism, endurance and determination to even greater extremes&rdquo
- Top Chef Portland (Bravo, April 1, Thursdays at 8). 15 &ldquochefs compete in a variety of challenges&rdquo and will be judged by &ldquohost Padma Lakshmi, head judge Tom Colicchio and Gail Simmons&rdquo and &ldquoall-star winners, finalists and favorites&rdquo
- Moment of Truth (IMDb TV, April 2). &ldquotells the never-before-seen story behind the murder of beloved husband and father James Jordan, as well as the history of social injustice in Robeson County, North Carolina, where two teenagers &hellip were charged and convicted&ldquo
- My Lottery Dream Home International (HGTV, April 2, Fridays at 8). Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen &ldquohelps lucky winners newly flush with cash search for properties that reflect their wealthier status&rdquo
- Ready to Love (OWN, April 2, Fridays at 9). &ldquothe real-life dating interactions of sexy, successful and grown Black men and women who are each looking for lasting love and an authentic relationship&rdquo
- Pit Bulls & Parolees (Discovery, April 2, Saturdays at 8). &ldquomore incredible stories of redemption and rescue with Tia and her Villalobos family in their never-ending battle to save man and man&rsquos best friend&rdquo
- My Grandparents&rsquo War (PBS, April 4, Sundays at 8). Actors &ldquoHelena Bonham Carter, Mark Rylance, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Carey Mulligan &ldquore-trace the footsteps of their grandparents and learn about the challenges they faced during World War II&rdquo
- If We Built It Today (Science, April 4, Sundays at 10). &ldquoexperts imagine what would happen if modern engineering was used to build a modern-day&rdquo version of ancient structures
- Hemingway (PBS, April 5 to 7 at 8). Ken Burns and Lynn Novick&rsquos series &ldquoexplores the life and work of the legendary writer and his enduring influence&rdquo
- Wild &lsquoN Out (MTV, April 6, Tuesdays at 8). &ldquoEach episode puts the Old School vs. New School teams against each other in some of the most hilarious, entertaining and outrageous battles&rdquo
- This is a Robbery: The World&rsquos Biggest Art Heist (Netflix, April 7). &ldquolegendary works by Rembrandt, Vermeer and others worth over half a billion dollars today were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston&rdquo
- The Big Day (Netflix, April 7). &ldquoFor six engaged couples, happily ever after begins on a spectacular note in this eye-popping look at India&rsquos multibillion-dollar wedding industry&rdquo
- Wedding Coach (Netflix, April 7). &ldquocomedian Jamie Lee is on a hilarious, heartwarming mission to help couples survive the stressful, and sometimes ridiculous, expectations&rdquo
- Making Good (BYUtv, April 7, Wednesdays at 7:30 ET/4:30PT). Kirby Heyborne &ldquovolunteers for organizations regardless of the circumstances and his background or experience&rdquo
- Chef Boot Camp (Food Network, April 8, Thursdays at 10). Cliff Crooks &ldquowill put a trio of underperforming chefs through a grueling series of challenges to test their real-world culinary skills&rdquo
- Iyanla: Fix My Life (OWN, April 10, Saturdays at 9). In the final season, &ldquoIyanla helps those who are struggling, guiding them toward a new way of living and encouraging them to do the work necessary for real change&rdquo
- The People V. The Klan (CNN, April 11, Sundays at 9). &ldquotells the little-known true story of Beulah Mae Donald, a Black mother in Alabama, who took down the Ku Klux Klan after the brutal murder and lynching of her son, Michael Donald&rdquo
- Pray, Obey, Kill (HBO, April 12, Mondays at 9). &ldquorevisits one of the most bizarre and confounding crimes in modern Swedish history, exploring new case theories, never-before-seen materials and exclusive interviews&rdquo
- Miz and Mrs (USA, April 12, Mondays at 11). &ldquoan exclusive glimpse into the luxurious lifestyle of married WWE Superstars&rdquo The Miz and Maryse
- My Love (Netflix, April 13). &ldquofilmmakers from six countries around the world follow one elderly couple &mdash together for anywhere from 43 to 60 years &mdash through a year in their lives&rdquo
- Chopped: Martha Rules (Food Network, April 13, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquoMartha calls the shots and changes all the rules, any way she wants, as sixteen fearless chefs must compete and learn to pivot to stay in the running for the $50,000 grand prize.&rdquo
- The Circle (Netflix, April 14, Wednesdays). &ldquoreturns bigger and better, with more twists, turns, and shade thrown in all 13 episodes&rdquo
- Bargain Block (HGTV, April 14, Wednesdays at 9). &ldquoHome renovation experts Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas fulfill their dream of restoring Motor City&rsquos iconic American neighborhoods one house at a time&rdquo
- Expedition X (Discovery, April 14, Wednesdays at 9). &ldquoJessica and Phil will continue to tackle the strangest mysteries and legends from around the country&rdquo
- Wahl Street (HBO Max, April 15). &ldquoa glimpse into global star Mark Wahlberg&rsquos life as he juggles the demands of a rigorous film schedule coupled with an ever-growing network of diverse businesses&rdquo
- Joseline&rsquos Cabaret: Miami (WE tv, April 15, Thursdays at 10). &ldquofollows Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta superstar alum Joseline Hernandez in her hometown of Miami, as she creates a sensual cabaret featuring her own original music and a group of dancers&rdquo
- The Year Earth Changed (Apple TV+, April 16). explores &ldquohow changes in human behavior &mdash reducing cruise ship traffic, closing beaches a few days a year, identifying more harmonious ways for humans and wildlife to co-exist &mdash can have a profound impact on nature.&rdquo
- Tiny World (Apple TV+, April 16). Paul Rudd narrates &ldquoa unique perspective into the natural world, illuminating the ingenuity and resilience of the planet&rsquos smallest creatures&rdquo
- Earth At Night In Color (Apple TV+, April 16). &ldquopresents nature&rsquos nocturnal wonders with striking new clarity,&rdquo and narrated by Tom Hiddleston
- The Ghost Brothers: Lights Out (Discovery+, April 17, Saturdays). &ldquoWhat do you get when you combine a celebrity barber with two fashion designers, all with a strong curiosity in the unknown? The first and only black paranormal crusaders seeking the truth in the spiritual realm!&rdquo
- Biography (A&E, April 18, Sundays at 8). The show returns to tell &ldquothe stories behind some of the most memorable WWE Superstars of all time including &ldquoStone Cold&rdquo Steve Austin,&ldquoMacho Man&rdquo Randy Savage, &ldquoRowdy&rdquo Roddy Piper, Booker T, Shawn Michaels, Bret Hart, Mick Foley and Ultimate Warrior&rdquo
- Confronting a Serial Killer (Starz, April 18, Sundays at 9). the &ldquorelationship between acclaimed New York Times best-selling author and memoirist Jillian Lauren (&lsquoSome Girls: My Life in a Harem&rsquo) and the most prolific serial killer in American history, Samuel Little, and her race against time to identify his victims&rdquo
- Couples Therapy (Showtime, April 18, Sundays at 10). &ldquoan authentic and visceral look at weekly therapy sessions with world-class therapist Dr. Orna Guralnik&rdquo
- WWE&rsquos Most Wanted Treasures (A&E, April 18, Sundays at 10). Stephanie McMahon and Paul &ldquoTriple H&rdquo Levesque &ldquohunt for some of WWE&rsquos most iconic missing memorabilia including Kane&rsquos original mask, Ric Flair&rsquos Butterfly Robe, Andy Kaufman&rsquos neckbrace&rdquo and more
- National Geographic Presents: IMPACTwith Gal Gadot (NatGeo digital, April 19). &ldquothe powerful stories of resilient young women around the globe who overcome obstacles and do extraordinary things&rdquo
- Black Ink Crew: New York (VH1, April 19, Mondays at 8). &ldquowill highlight the crew emerging from isolation and adapting to their new normal, as they work to elevate themselves, their community and strive to be better than ever before at their new flagship shop in Brooklyn&rdquo
- Couples Retreat (VH1, April 19, Mondays at 8). &ldquocast members will take part in an honest and uncensored conversation&rdquo that will be &ldquocelebrating Black love&ldquo
- Sasquatch (Hulu, April 20). 25 years later, &ldquoinvestigative journalist David Holthouse&rdquo investigates &ldquoa story that still haunts him: On a nearby farm three men were torn limb from limb in a savage Bigfoot attack&rdquo
- Chopped 420 (Discovery+, April 20). Ron Funches hosts as &ldquofour budding cannabis chefs&rdquo compete in &ldquothree rounds &ndash appetizer, entrée, and dessert &ndash from a mystery basket of ingredients&rdquo
- Deadliest Catch: Bloodline (Discovery+, April 20). &ldquoJosh Harris and his business partner, Casey McManus, set out on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to Hawaii after discovering the late Captain Phil Harris&rsquo fishing charts&rdquo
- Izzy&rsquos Koala World (Netflix, April 20). &ldquoYoung koala caretaker Izzy Bee and her family rescue cuddly creatures in need and help them head back into the wild on Australia&rsquos Magnetic Island&rdquo
- Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel, April 20, Tuesdays at 8 Discovery+, March 19, then new episodes Tuesdays starting April 20). On season 17, &ldquothe fleet will need to make sacrifices and band together across lines &ndash even with long-sworn enemies&rdquo
- Storage Wars (A&E, April 20, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquoAmerica&rsquos favorite treasure hunters continue the search for valuable repossessed storage lockers&rdquo
- Philly D.A. (PBS, April 20, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquoexplores the most pressing social issues of our time&mdashpolice brutality, the opioid crisis, gun violence, and mass incarceration&mdashthrough the lens of an idealistic team attempting fundamental overhaul from within the system&rdquo
- Hustle & Tow (A&E, April 20, Tuesdays at 10). &ldquoa close-up look at America&rsquos unsung essential workers who perform daily under extremely dangerous conditions, despite every imaginable encounter with unexpected terrain, wildlife and weather: tow truck drivers&rdquo
- Undercover Billionaire (Discovery Channel, April 20, Tuesdays at 10). &ldquothree successful entrepreneurs&hellipare betting $1 million that they can &hellip start their own business with just $100 and top the million-dollar mark in just 90 days&rdquo
- Married at First Sight: Unmatchables (Lifetime, April 21, Wednesdays at 10). &ldquoworks to match 16 applicants from previous seasons by helping them discover another chance at love&rdquo
- Ellen&rsquos Next Great Designer (HBO Max, April 22, Thursdays). &ldquodesign aficionado Ellen DeGeneres is giving uniquely talented, up-and-coming furniture designers the chance to push their creativity to the limit&rdquo
- Secrets of the Whales (Disney+, April 22). &ldquounveils new science and technology to spotlight whales as they make lifelong friendships, teach clan heritage and traditions to their young, and grieve deeply for the loss of loved ones&rdquo
- Life in Color (Netflix, April 22). &ldquoDavid Attenborough travels the world from the rainforests of Costa Rica to the snowy Scottish Highlands to reveal the extraordinary and never-before-seen ways animals use color&rdquo
- Generation Hustle (HBO Max, April 22). &ldquofollows brilliant and brazen young entrepreneurs who use cunning and creativity to pull off the most wildly inventive high-stakes gambles of the new millennium&rdquo
- Create Together (YouTube, April 22). &ldquoJoseph Gordon-Levitt again invites people from all over the world to come together and create art, music, mini-docs, short films and more&rdquo
- Action Planet (Discovery+, April 22). &ldquowill highlight the work of high-profile changemakers including Common, Jane Fonda, Matt Damon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adrian Grenier, and Greta Thunberg.&rdquo
- Big Trick Energy (truTV, April 22, Thursdays at 10:30). &ldquomaster magicians and mischievous daredevils Chris Ramsay, Eric Leclerc, Wes Barker and Alex Boyer venture into the real world to both shock and awe unsuspecting spectators&rdquo
- Top Gear (BBC America, April 25, Sundays at 8). &ldquohosts Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness hit the road again in a series of challenges designed to push them and their cars to the limit&ldquo
- 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After? (TLC, April 25, Sundays at 8). &ldquocatches up with unforgettable couples from previous seasons of the 90 Day universe&rdquo
- Naked and Afraid XL (Discovery, April 25, Sundays at 8). &ldquoall-star survivalists must raise the bar in both skill and innovation as they take on the deadly swamps of Louisiana for an epic, never-before-attempted 60-day challenge&rdquo
- Extreme Sisters (TLC, April 25, Sundays at 10). &ldquofollowing the most obsessive and inseparable sibling relationships&rdquo
- Exposure (Hulu, April 26). &ldquoeight talented and ambitious photographers competing for a $250,000 prize and the title of America&rsquos best mobile photographer&rdquo
- $50K Three Ways (HGTV, April 26, Mondays at 8). Tiffany Brooks &ldquowill guide each homeowner through three colorful, carefully curated design choices and work with them to select the one approach that perfectly reflects their personal story and current needs&rdquo
- Inside Out (HGTV, April 26, Mondays at 9). &ldquofollows Carmine, a real estate agent and interior designer, and Mike, a landscape designer, as they each pitch their design plans to clients&rdquo
- Wizard of Paws (BYUtv, April 28, Wednesdays at 9 ET/6PT). &ldquoanimal prosthetist Derrick Campana &hellip travels the country in pursuit of animals in desperate need of his services&rdquo
- Human (PBS, April 28, Wednesdays at 10). &ldquoThrough an examination of stories from around the world, learn all about the incredible systems that define our biology as a species&rdquo
- Duff&rsquos Happy Fun Bake Time (Discovery+, April 29). &ldquoDuff and his entertaining [Jim Henson Company] puppet friends teach fundamental cooking techniques and tasty, easy-to-make recipes&rdquo
- The Big Shot with Bethenny (HBO Max, April 29, Thursdays). &ldquothe next generation of business moguls will compete for a chance to be second-in-command to business tycoon and Skinnygirl founder Bethenny Frankel&rdquo
- Flip or Flop (HGTV, April 29, Thursdays at 9). &ldquoReal estate experts Tarek El Moussa and Christina Haack &hellip will continue to buy, renovate and sell rundown properties with potential in Southern California while co-parenting their kids&rdquo
- Pet Stars (Netflix, April 30). &ldquoFollow talent management company Pets on Q as they work with the biggest animal influencers on social media&rdquo
- Bering Sea Gold (Discovery, April 30, Fridays at 9). &ldquofamiliar faces battle in a free-for-all to claim the richest grounds on the Bering Sea&rdquo
- Living By Design with Jake and Jazz (Cleo, May 1, Saturdays at 9). &ldquothe Smollett sibling duo return to &hellip celebrate their trendy renovations with delectable recipes from the Smollett family&rdquo
- Asian Americans (PBS, May 1, Saturdays at 10). &ldquoexplores the impact of Asian Americans on the country&rsquos past, present and future, told through individual lives and personal histories&rdquo
- Home Town Takeover (HGTV, May 2, Sundays at 8). Ben and Erin Napier will complete &ldquo12 major renovations all over Wetumpka, [Alabama,] including restaurants, shops, historic homes, public spaces, a new farmers&rsquo market, and even an entire downtown street&rdquo
- The Story of Late Night (CNN, May 2, Sundays at 9). &ldquowill take viewers on a journey through late-night television&rsquos most memorable moments&rdquo
- Unearthed (Science, May 2, Sundays at 9). &ldquocombines scientific investigations and expert insight with stunning CGI animation to unearth the hidden secrets behind these famed monuments and reveal how and why they were created&rdquo
- United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell (CNN, May 2, Sundays at 10). &ldquofollows socio-political comedian W. Kamau Bell as he explores communities across the country to understand the issues that impact them&rdquo
- Bar Rescue (Paramount, May 2, Sundays at 10). Jon Taffer &ldquowill focus on the city of Las Vegas&rdquo in the new season
- Deep Water Salvage (Weather Channel, May 2, Sundays at 10). &ldquofollows some of the world&rsquos best marine construction firms as they battle against the elements and the clock to salvage valuable property and fortunes of others from the effects of extreme weather&rdquo
- Best Baker in America (Food Network, May 3, Mondays at 9). Carla Hall hosts as 10 bakers compete in &ldquochallenges designed to put their baking skills and technical proficiency to the test for a chance to walk away with $25,000&rdquo
- Antiques Roadshow: Celebrity Edition (PBS, May 3, Mondays at 8). &ldquoappraisers provide expert insights and explore history through their personal stories&rdquo of &ldquonotable people from the worlds of comedy, film, TV, literature, music and sports&rdquo
- The Real Housewives of New York City (Bravo, May 4, Tuesdays at 9). Returning are Leah McSweeney, Luann de Lesseps, Ramona Singer, and Sonja Morgan, plus new cast member Eboni K. Williams
- Catfish: The TV Show (MTV, May 4, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquoNev Schulman and co-host Kamie Crawford are back to track down online impersonators who have been taking advantage of people&rdquo
- Survivalists (BYUtv, May 4, Tuesdays at 9ET/6PT). Two families &ldquoembark on a three-day survival immersion course in the wild to reconnect and repair their relationships&rdquo
- The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch (History, May 4 at 10, then Tuesdays at 9). &ldquounprecedented access to one of the most infamous and secretive hotspots of paranormal and UFO-related activities on earth&rdquo
- Unbreakable (Fuse, May 4, Tuesdays at 11). &ldquofollows the lives of young adults with disabilities as they overcome extraordinary obstacles to reach their dreams&rdquo
- Kids Say the Darndest Things (CBS, May 5, Wednesdays at 8). &ldquoshowcases Tiffany Haddish&rsquos unparalleled comedy talents, using her singular voice, humor and life perspective to interact with real kids from across the country in an honest, unpredictable and hilarious way&rdquo
- Human: The World Within (PBS, May 5 at 9, then Wednesdays at 10). &ldquoExperts at the vanguard of science and medicine show how the fantastic feats humans are capable of trace back to the body&rsquos incredible resilience&rdquo
- Legendary (HBO Max, May 6, Thursdays). &ldquoMC Dashaun Wesley along with judges Leiomy Maldonado, Jameela Jamil, Law Roach and Grammy winner Megan Thee Stallion will crown the last house standing&rdquo
- From Cradle to Stage (Paramount+, May 6, Thursdays). &ldquoeach episode features a famous performer and their mother, alongside Dave [Grohl] and Virginia [Hanlon Grohl], as they take an impassioned journey home and explore each artists&rsquo upbringing and the tools they received&rdquo
- Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch (Discovery, May 6, Thursdays at 8). &ldquothe entire Raney family must rally around each other to rebuild from the fire and survive the rapidly approaching freeze&rdquo
- Million Dollar Listing New York (Bravo, May 6, Thursdays at 9). &ldquoReturning agents include: Ryan Serhant, Fredrik Eklund, Steve Gold, and Tyler Whitman. Newcomer Kirsten Jordan joins as the first female broker for this series.&rdquo
- Queen of Meth (Discovery+, May 7). &ldquoLori Arnold, a former &lsquoqueenpin&rsquo and sister to celebrity Tom Arnold, &hellip ran a sprawling multi-state meth empire&rdquo
- Top Gear America (MotorTrend App, May 7, Fridays). &ldquoDax, Rob and Jethro will return for more motorized mischief and supercharged adventures&rdquo
- My Lottery Dream Home (HGTV, May 7, Fridays at 8). David Bromstad shows lottery winners &ldquohow to maximize their windfall and live their best lives in a new place that fulfills their wish list&rdquo
- Happily Wherever (HGTV, May 7, Fridays at 8:30). couples &ldquowill explore what their budget can buy in their current city compared to two smaller markets in vastly different parts of the country&rdquo
- Meet the Meerkats (Discovery+, May 8). Rob Delaney narrates &ldquothe journey of three rehabilitated mobs, most of whom were snatched from the wild as pups and returned to their rightful home in Africa after being rescued from the illegal wildlife trade&rdquo
- Louisiana Law (Animal Planet, May 9, Sundays at 9). &ldquofollows the men and women of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries as they patrol&rdquo
- Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer (PBS, May 11, Tuesdays at 8). &ldquoexamines the science and medical innovations that conquered some of the world&rsquos deadliest diseases and doubled life expectancies for many across the globe&rdquo
- Little People, Big World (TLC, May 11, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquoreturns with wedding planning for Amy, farm ownership decisions for Matt and new milestones for Zach and Tori&rsquos babies&rdquo
- Clipped (Discovery+, May 12, Wednesdays). &ldquothe first competition series set in the spectacular world of topiary&rdquo will be hosted by Michael Urie and judged by Martha Stewart
- Siesta Key (MTV, May 12, Wednesdays at 8). &ldquofocuses on Juliette and Kelsey hustling to launch their businesses, Brandon embarking on his unexpected journey into fatherhood, Chloe refocusing her energy, and Madisson&rsquos nuptials&rdquo
- The Hills: New Beginnings (MTV, May 12, Wednesdays at 9). &ldquoAudrina Patridge, Ashley Wahler, Brandon Thomas Lee, Brody Jenner, Frankie Delgado, Heidi Pratt, Jason Wahler, Jennifer Delgado, Justin &lsquoBobby&rsquo Brescia, Kaitlynn Carter, Spencer Pratt and Whitney Port return for the iconic series alongside newcomer Caroline D&rsquoAmore. Kristin Cavallari will also appear.&rdquo
- Homemade Astronauts (Discovery+, May 13). &ldquowill document three self-financed teams who dream of becoming some of the first private citizens to launch themselves into space&rdquo
- Growing Up Hip Hop (WE tv, May 13, Thursdays at 9). &ldquoGrammy Award-winning producer Stevie J, daughter Savannah and son Stevie Jr., as well as famed industry vet Luther &lsquoUncle Luke&rsquo Campbell and daughter Cree, join the stacked cast this year&rdquo
- Pride (FX, May 14 and 21, at 8, and Hulu, May 22). &ldquoa six-part documentary series chronicling the struggle for LGBTQ+ civil rights in America decade-by-decade from the 1950s onward&rdquo
- The Undateables (Discovery+, May 15). &ldquoreturns to follow the journeys of several extraordinary singletons as they enter the dating circuit in pursuit of love&rdquo
- Shahs of Sunset (Bravo, May 16, Sundays at 8). &ldquoReturning for season nine: Reza Farahan, Mercedes &lsquoMJ&rsquo Javid, Mike Shouhed, Golnesa &lsquoGG&rsquo Gharachedaghi, Destiney Rose, and Nema Vand. Friend London Laed joins&rdquo
- Fall River (EPIX, May 16, Sundays at 10). &ldquothe true story of a town caught in the grips of the paranoia and fear around the 1980s Satanic Panic, and will shed light on murders that were thought to have been solved&rdquo
- Botched (E!, May 18, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquoDrs. Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow bring their unparalleled surgical skills and hilarious banter back to the O.R. for another season of mind-blowing patient transformations&rdquo
- The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Bravo, May 19, Mondays at 8). Returning for an emotionally charged season 11: Kyle Richards, Lisa Rinna, Erika Girardi, Dorit Kemsley, and Garcelle Beauvais&rdquo with Sutton Stracke
- Life at the Waterhole (PBS, May 19, Wednesdays at 8). &ldquoDr. M. Sanjayan works with local communities to build a unique waterhole on the African savannah, rigging it with cameras to reveal the never-before-seen drama&rdquo
- The Me You Can&rsquot See (Apple TV+, May 21). &ldquoOprah Winfrey and Prince Harry guide honest discussions about mental health and emotional well-being while opening up about their mental health journeys and struggles&rdquo
- 1971: The Year That Music Changed Everything (Apple TV+, May 29). &ldquoexplores a year of musical innovation and rebirth fueled by the political and cultural upheaval of the time. &ldquo
- Critter Fixers: Country Vets (NatGeo WILD, May 22, Saturdays at 9). follows Dr. Hodges and Dr. Ferguson, &ldquolifelong friends who own and operate Critter Fixer Veterinary Hospitals, located 100 miles south of Atlanta&rdquo
- Kindred Spirits (Travel Channel, May 22, Saturdays at 9). &ldquoAmy Bruni and Adam Berry take on the most emotional and terrifying cases of their careers as they help real families tormented by the spirits of late relatives&rdquo
- Snapped: Killer Couples (Oxygen, May 23, Sundays at 8). &ldquothe stories behind the couples&rsquo romance, how their relationship evolved once love turned to manipulation, and what ultimately drove them to illicit activity&rdquo
- Secrets of the Lost Ark (Science Channel, May 23, Sundays at 10). &ldquoThis real-life treasure hunt will follow the clues&rdquo to finding the Ark of the Covenant while a &ldquoteam of researchers will examine its many unsolved mysteries.&rdquo
- Chopped Next Gen (Discovery+, May 25). Liza Koshy hosts as &ldquoyoung competitors bring the flair and flavor to the Chopped kitchen through three rounds to solve the algorithm of mandatory, mystery basket ingredients&rdquo
- Between Black and Blue (Sundance Now, May 25). &ldquotells the extraordinary story of two New York City detectives who are convicted of a sensational murder, their decades-long fight to clear their names&rdquo
- Mental Samurai (Fox, May 25 at 8, then Tuesdays at 9). Rob Lowe hosts the game show where contestants are asked easy questions while being thrashed around
- 7 Little Johnstons (TLC, May 25, Tuesdays at 8). &ldquoall the Johnstons back [are] together under one roof, but now the older children are anxious to break out on their own&rdquo
- High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America (Netflix, May 26). &ldquoFood writer Stephen Satterfield embarks on a vibrant and powerful culinary journey that celebrates the courage, artistry, and resourcefulness of the African American people&rdquo
- 40 Year Old Property Virgin (Discovery+, May 26). &ldquofollows an array of first-time buyers as they try to find their first place all while navigating the opinions of family, friends and nosy neighbors&rdquo
- Property Brothers: Forever Home (HGTV, May 26, Wednesdays at 8). Drew and Jonathan Scott &ldquounlock a home&rsquos full potential through renovation and redesign&rdquo
- Crime Scene Kitchen (Fox, May 26, Wednesdays at 9). &ldquoa culinary guessing game in which bakers are tasked with decoding what type of dessert was made, when all that&rsquos left are the crumbs, flour trails and a few elusive clues&rdquo
- Curse of Akakor (Discovery Channel, May 26, Wednesdays at 10). &ldquoan international team of investigators are following in the footsteps of&rdquo 1980s &ldquoexplorers [who] set out to find the legendary cities of Akakor and Akahim in the Amazon jungle, but one by one, they disappeared&rdquo
- Haunted Hospitals (Discovery+, May 28, Fridays). &ldquotells chilling tales of paranormal activity inside hospitals, nursing homes, morgues and medical institutions&rdquo
- 90 Day: Foody Call (Discovery+, May 29). &ldquocouples from the franchise invite you into their kitchens and dish on recipes for relationship success, all while preparing traditional meals from their home countries.&rdquo
- Unexplained: Caught on Camera (Discovery+, May 30, Sundays). &ldquohear firsthand from those who recorded the remarkable footage and meet experts who will attempt to explain the often terrifying unexplainable&rdquo
- The Parisian Agency: Exclusive Properties (Netflix, May 31). &ldquofollows the members of the Kretz family of Paris and their luxury real estate business&rdquo
- American Ninja Warrior (NBC, May 31, Mondays at 8). &ldquoThe new season will feature more than 400 competitors and, for the first time in ANW history, the age limit to compete is being lowered to 15&rdquo
- Hell&rsquos Kitchen: Young Guns (Fox, May 31, Mondays at 8). Contestants age 23 and younger &ldquoare put through rigorous culinary challenges &ndash reaping high stakes rewards and punishments&rdquo
- Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (National Geographic, May 31, Mondays at 9). &ldquoRamsay will partake in culinary customs, learn about delicious delicacies and taste fresh flavors unique to each region&rdquo
- sMothered (TLC, May 31, Mondays at 10). &ldquoEveryone&rsquos favorite sMothered pairings are returning along with some brand new mother/daughter duos that will leave jaws on the floor.&rdquo
- Breaking Bobby Bones (National Geographic, May 31, Mondays at 10). Bobby Bones is &ldquotraveling to far-flung destinations across the country to find people with unique jobs, skills, hobbies and abilities&rdquo
- Small Fortune (NBC, May 31, Mondays at 10). Lil Rel Howery hosts as &ldquoteams of three from various backgrounds &hellip work together to earn a shot at competing for the $250,000 cash prize&rdquo
- Lego Masters (Fox, June 1, Tuesdays at 8). &ldquoteams of two will compete against each other in even more ambitious brick-building challenges&rdquo
- America&rsquos Got Talent (NBC, June 1, Tuesdays at 8). &ldquoa new set of aspiring performers looking to compete for the ultimate $1 million prize&rdquo
- Doubling Down the Derricos (TLC, June 1, Tuesdays at 10). &ldquothe Derricos navigate health scares, a potential pregnancy and one Derrico who&rsquos ready to start dating&rdquo
- Too Large (Discovery+, June 2, Wednesdays). &ldquoSeven desperate hopefuls each weighing between 400-lbs and 800-lbs seek the help of renowned bariatric surgeon Dr. Charles Procter&rdquo
- Masterchef: Legends (Fox, June 2, Wednesdays at 8). &ldquo15 of the best home cooks in America will receive the coveted white apron and impress four legends [Emeril Lagasse, Paula Deen, Roy Choi, Nancy Silverton and Morimoto] with all new challenges&rdquo
- Married At First Sight: Couples Cam (Lifetime, June 2, Wednesdays at 8). &ldquoVirginia and Erik & Briana and Vincent join Couples Cam for new season&rdquo
- Family Karma (Bravo, June 2, Wednesdays at 9). &ldquoReturning for Season 2: Anisha Ramakrishna, Amrit Kapai, Bali Chainani, Brian Benni, Monica Vaswani, Shaan Patel, and Vishal Parvani,&rdquo with new cast members Dillon Patel and Rish Karam
- Court Cam Presents Under Oath (A&E, June 2, Wednesdays at 10). &ldquotells the story of a crime from the unique lens of the accused as they take the witness stand. Hosted by Dan Abrams&rdquo
- Making It (NBC, June 3, Thursdays at 8). Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman return to host season three, which will &ldquohighlight how making things brings together communities, friends, neighbors and families&rdquo
- Beat Shazam (Fox, June 3, Thursdays at 8). &ldquopits three teams of two against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time&rdquo
- Jersey Shore Family Vacation (MTV, June 3, Thursdays at 8). the &ldquoroommates return to take their iconic family vacation &lsquoShore&rsquo bubble to The Poconos&rdquo
- Christina on the Coast (HGTV, June 3, Thursdays at 9). Christina&rsquos &ldquoSoCal design business expands with a new team and a booming client list of homeowners seeking renovations that spotlight her sought-after style&rdquo
- Alone (History, June 3 at 9:30, Thursdays). &ldquoten contestants fight to survive in the Canadian wilderness on the shores of Chilko Lake, British Columbia &ndash a location with one of the densest grizzly bear populations on earth&rdquo
- Beyond the Pole (WE tv, June 3, Thursdays at 10). &ldquoMs. Dime, Angel Kake, Empress, Lyric, Virgo, Gigi Maguire, Ya Ya, Treasure, and Milk Marie &lsquoPinky&rsquo are dealing with a world that is changing along with their businesses&rdquo
- Million Dollar Listing: Ryan&rsquos Renovation (Bravo, June 3 at 10:15, then Thursdays at 10). &ldquoRyan Serhant and [his] wife, Emilia, gut the newly acquired 7,900 square foot home to create the home of their dreams with enough room for their big Greek family&rdquo
- Emergency Call (ABC, June 4, Fridays at 8). &ldquo911 call takers from Austin, Texas Ogden, Utah New Orleans, Louisiana Wasilla, Alaska and Waukesha, Wisconsin, receive calls that will keep one on the edge of their seat&rdquo
- Cellmate Secrets (Lifetime, June 4, Fridays at 10). Angie Harmon narrates &ldquonew insights and information as former friends, guards, cellmates and lovers give first-hand accounts of their time with the famed felons and defendants&rdquo
- Pushing the Line (Discovery+, June 5). &ldquofollows some of the top highliners and the up-and-comers of the sport [slacklining], who live together and push each other to take on the craziest places to set lines and break records&rdquo
- Web of Darkness (Discovery+, June 5). &ldquostranger-than-fiction accounts of monsters, aliens and encounters from beyond&rdquo
- Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty (BBC America, June 5, Saturdays at 8). &ldquocontinues the compelling saga of the heartstring-tugging, dramatic tale of survival revolving around three families of meerkats who are descendants of the legendary meerkat matriarch, Flower&rdquo in the Kalahari Desert
- Celebrity Family Feud (ABC, June 6, Sundays at 8). Steve Harvey hosts as &ldquocelebrities along with their families go head-to-head&rdquo
- The Kings (Showtime, June 6, Sundays at 8). &ldquospotlights boxing&rsquos evolution from the end of Muhammad Ali&rsquos era to the era of the Four Kings&rdquo: Roberto &ldquoManos de Piedra&rdquo Durán, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Thomas &ldquoThe Hitman&rdquo Hearns, and Sugar Ray Leonard
- The Great Food Truck Race: All-Stars (Food Network, June 6, Sundays at 9). &ldquoSeven winning alumni teams from The Great Food Truck Race are back for an action-packed culinary journey to decide once and for all which truck is the ultimate champion&rdquo
- The Chase (ABC, June 6, Sundays at 9). &ldquothree competitors must pit their wits and face off against the Chaser&rdquo
- To Tell the Truth (ABC, June 6, Sundays at 10). Anthony Anderson hosts as a &ldquopanel is presented with three people who all claim to be the same person with the same incredible talent, job or achievement&rdquo
- The Bachelorette (ABC, June 7, Mondays at 8). Katie Thurston &ldquois adventurous, daring and ready for a man with whom she can build a life&rdquo
- Cartel Crew (VH1, June 7, Mondays at 9). &ldquocontinues to take a deep look into the lives of the descendants of the Cartel while also tackling important issues such as social justice, mental health, gun reform and mending broken family relationships&rdquo
- Infamy: When Fame Turns Deadly (VH1, June 7, Mondays at 10). Monica hosts a series that &ldquoexplores celebrity cases where notoriety and fame turn fatal&rdquo
- American Greed (CNBC, June 7, Mondays at 10). &ldquoa deep dive into the minds and actions of heartless crooks who live lives most people can only dream of&rdquo
- Fresh, Fried, and Crispy (Netflix, June 9). &ldquoDaym Drops, the Grandfather of Food Reviews on YouTube with more than 250 million views, travels all around the country to find the best unknown fried dishes coming from the streets, fancy restaurants, and home kitchens&rdquo
- Vanderpump Dogs (Peacock, June 9). &ldquothe stories behind the sweetest and most outrageous dog adoptions at the renowned pet adoption shop in West Hollywood owned by&rdquo Lisa Vanderpump
- Press Your Luck (ABC, June 9, Wednesdays at 8). Elizabeth Banks hosts &ldquoa game of wits, strategy and even higher stakes&rdquo
- The $100,000 Pyramid (ABC, June 9, Wednesdays at 9). Michael Strahan hosts &ldquothe timeless word-association game in which two celebrities and their partners face off in a race against the clock&rdquo
- Card Sharks (ABC, June 9, Wednesdays at 10). Joel McHale hosts &ldquoa suspenseful game where a fortune can be won on the turn of a single playing card&rdquo
- BET Presents The Encore (BET, June 9, Wednesdays at 10). &ldquoShamari DeVoe, Irish Grinstead, LeMisha Grinstead, Nivea Nash, Felisha King, Fallon King, Pamela Long, Aubrey O&rsquo Day, and Kiely Williams have signed on to the one-of-a-kind music experiment to become the next big musical sensation&rdquo
- Doug to the Rescue (CuriosityStream, June 10). &ldquoDoug travels to the hardest hit areas, using next-gen drone technology to find animals who are stranded or left behind and get them back safely to their owners or to their natural habitat&rdquo
- Reunion Road Trip (E!, June 10, Thursdays at 9). casts from shows including Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, A Different World, and Scrubs &ldquoreconnect with old friends, reflect on their trailblazing shows&rdquo
- The Real Manhunter (Acorn, June 14). &ldquoformer Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton &hellip revisits cases he led and explores everything from the crime itself to the breakthrough moment when the suspect was identified and arrested&rdquo
- BBQ Brawl (Food Network, June 14, Mondays at 9). &ldquoBobby Flay and Michael Symon face off again as team captains, and they&rsquore joined by Eddie Jackson&rdquo
- The Celebrity Dating Game (ABC, June 14, Mondays at 10). Zooey Deschanel and Michael Bolton host as celebrities &ldquoeach pick one lucky suitor from a hidden panel of three bachelors and/or bachelorettes&rdquo
- The House My Wedding Bought (Discovery+, June 16). &ldquoDesigner and real estate expert Breegan Jane &hellip helps couples on a budget who want to pay for a dream wedding and put a down payment on a house&rdquo
- Two Steps Home (HGTV, June 16, Wednesdays at 9). Jon Pierre and Mary Tjon-Joe-Pin &ldquowill take a two-step approach to guide clients through the oftentimes daunting process of selling their current house and buying a new one&rdquo
- Battle of the Brothers (Discovery+, June 17). Bryan and Michael Voltaggio &ldquowelcome eight of the country&rsquos most promising chefs into their kitchen for a culinary competition designed to test the chefs&rsquo talents&rdquo
- Hot Mess House (HGTV, June 17, Thursdays at 8). &ldquoOrganization expert and coach Cassandra Aarssen &hellip [and] builder and craftsman Wendell Holland &hellip will update the rooms with customized renovations to set up the homeowners for tidy success&rdquo
- When Nature Calls (ABC, June 17, Thursdays at 8). &ldquoa laugh-out-loud, one-hour unscripted comedy series which looks at the lighter side of the natural world&rdquo
- Holey Moley 3D in 2D (ABC, June 17, Thursdays at 9). &ldquomini-golf enthusiasts and talented putters of all ages and from all corners of the U.S. will test their luck on the Holey Moley&rdquo
- The Hustler (ABC, June 17, Thursdays at 10). Craig Ferguson hosts as five contestants &ldquocollaborate to answer a series of 10 trivia questions&rdquo
- The World&rsquos Most Amazing Vacation Rentals (Netflix, June 18). &ldquoThree travelers visit short-term rentals around the globe and share tips for terrific stays&rdquo
- Love After Lockup (WEtv, June 18, Fridays at 9).
- America&rsquos Funniest Home Videos: Animal Edition (NatGeo Wild, June 20, Sundays at 8). &ldquoknee-slapping, tear-jerking animal humor&rdquo
- Grill of Victory (Food Network, June 21, Mondays at 10). &ldquoHardcore home cooks with a passion for barbecue face off to prove their skills for a chance to win the ultimate backyard kitchen&rdquo
- This Is Pop (Netflix, June 22). &ldquoUnfamiliar histories take center stage as hitmakers themselves&mdashfrom ABBA to T-Pain&mdashexplore dimensions of pop music you never knew existed&rdquo
- Too Hot To Handle (Netflix, June 23, Wednesdays). &ldquoAnyone who dares to break the rules of no kissing, no heavy petting, and no self-gratification of any kind will see the $100,000 prize drop faster than our contestants&rsquo libido&rdquo
- America&rsquos Top Dog (A&E, June 29, Tuesdays at 8). &ldquoworking dogs, police K9s and underdogs&rdquo are &ldquofacing off on a massive canine obstacle course designed to test their speed, agility, teamwork, and trust&rdquo
- Sophie: A Murder in West Cork (Netflix, June 30). Explores &ldquothe murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier, a French woman found dead near her West Cork holiday home&rdquo
- Top Chef Amateurs (Bravo, July 1, Thursdays at 9). Gail Simmons hosts as &ldquotwo amateur chefs will compete head-to-head in some of the most iconic challenges from the Top Chef archives&rdquo
- An Animal Saved My Life (A&E, July 6, Tuesdays at 9). &ldquoshowcases amazing acts of heroism from different kinds of animal heroes&rdquo
- Impractical Jokers (truTV, July 8, Thursdays at 10). &ldquoThe Tenderloins compete to embarrass each other with a series of hilarious and outrageous antics&rdquo
- Backyard Bar Wars (truTV, July 8, Thursdays at 10:30). &ldquoa send-up of the classic home reno show combined with hilarious moments of comedian and host, Chris Distefano, roasting the builders in a way that only he can.&rdquo
- Battle on the Beach (HGTV, July 11, Sundays at 9). Ty Pennington, Alison Victoria, and Taniya Nayak &ldquowill mentor three skilled teams of up-and-coming flippers &hellip across three identical 1,500 square foot properties&rdquo
- McCartney 3,2,1 (Hulu, July 16). &ldquointimate and revealing examinations of musical history from two living legends, Paul McCartney and super producer Rick Rubin&rdquo
- Behind the Music (Paramount+, July 29). &ldquoreturns with several new episodes and the best of the vault remastered and updated for today&rsquos audiences featuring artist interviews, a creative refresh and reimagined visual style&rdquo
- Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson (Apple TV+, July 30). Ronson &ldquouncovers the untold stories behind music creation and the lengths producers and creators are willing to go to find the perfect sound &hellip with music legends and icons including Paul McCartney, Questlove, King Princess, Dave Grohl,&rdquo and others
- Ultimate Slip &lsquoN Slide (NBC, Sunday, Aug. 8, at 10:30, then Mondays at 8). Bobby Moynihan and Ron Funches host a show that &ldquotakes the spirit of the classic backyard slide and transforms it into a real-life water park full of gigantic slippery rides with the chance to take home a big cash prize&rdquo
- Bachelor in Paradise (ABC, Aug. 16, Mondays at 8). &ldquoBreakout fan favorites from The Bachelor franchise are back and ready for a second (or third) chance at finding love&ldquo
- The Ultimate Surfer (ABC, Aug. 23, Mondays and Tuesdays at 10). &ldquosome of the world&rsquos greatest up-and-coming surfers to train and live together as they battle it out at the World Surf League&rsquos (WSL) state-of-the-art Surf Ranch&rdquo
- Muhammad Ali (PBS, Sept. 19 to 22, at 8). &ldquofollows the life of one of the most consequential men of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated billions of fans with his combination of speed, agility and power in the ring, and his charm, wit and outspokenness outside of it&rdquo
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Connect to Tacoma with Events & Gatherings
Image from Allison Bishins Consulting
1. MODERN MARGINS @ WORK: A WORKSHOP ON GENDER IN THE WORKPLACE
Thursday, April 8
6 - 7:30 pm
Engage in community with Allison Bishins Consulting for an evening of listening, sharing, and discussing. As Allison shares in her event description, “This workshop centers marginalized genders and is open to all genders, ages 16+ (some adult themes may be discussed.)” Learn from three guest speakers and join in conversation and small group networking as well. Be sure to register ahead through the event link above. Cost is $25, but there’s an option for a free ticket (no questions asked).
Image from Washington State History Museum
2. Washington State History Museum: Dolores Huerta Day Celebration
Saturday, April 10th
Via Facebook Live
More details, such as a solid start time for the event coming soon! So keep in touch with the Washington State History Museum for updates and get the day on your calendar in the meantime. Washington State celebrates and honors Huerta’s leadership in fighting for civil rights for farmworkers. The impact Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez have on farmworkers rights in WA aren’t well known, but are significant to this day. Join the WA State History Museum’s online program to learn more!
Also, it’s exciting to know the history museum will be open for in-person visits starting April 2nd! Find a time to visit the museum this spring or summer and make sure to take in the new Spring 2021 permanent exhibit Remembrance: The Legacy of Executive Order 9066 exploring Japanese incarceration during WWII in Washington State.
Image from Job Carr Cabin Museum
3. Craft Saturday - Postcards
Saturday, April 10th
11 am - 1 pm
Job Carr Cabin Museum
2350 N 30th St, Tacoma
Mark your calendar for 2nd Saturdays at Job Carr Cabin Museum! This month’s free craft kit includes everything you’ll need to design and create your own postcard. Write a note and send it in the mail it’s sure to brighten someone’s day! Pick up your kit from the front porch of the cabin and please respect social distancing. Craft Saturdays are designed with kids in mind, and you’ll find instructional videos online if you need help with your activity once you get home.
4. Kids Virtual Market by La Paloma & Kids Rock Scavenger Hunt Party!
Kids Virtual Market
Saturday, April 10th
12 - 5 pm
Kids Rock Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, April 11th
12 - 2 pm
Wright Park, Tacoma
Images created by Erika Rier for La Paloma Marketplace
Molly Alvarado, founder of La Paloma Marketplace, is supporting her 8 year old grandson, Roman Sky in this kid-created marketplace celebrating creativity! We’re so excited to see all the artisan goods showing up at the virtual market on April 10th! Kids are making tiny desk pets to keep you company, jewelry, music, textiles, dramatic masks, baked goods, and painted portraits. The list of amazing creations goes on, all from people in our community 18 years and younger. Tune in with La Paloma Marketplace on the 11th, then show up at Wright Park on Sunday.
The Rock Treasure Hunt for kids 18 and younger is going to be a fun romp through Wright Park with treasure hiding around every corner! Social distancing protocols will be observed to keep everyone safe and make everyone welcome. Community members and local artists have been painting rocks especially for this party. You might even find one of the golden rocks. If you do, you’ll receive a prize!
This event is so special South Sound Magazine wrote an article to help spread the word.
Image from Queer City Sports
5. Dirty Birdie Charity Golf Tournament
Saturday, April 17th
10 am - 1 pm
Meadow Park Golf Course
Queer City Sports presents a scramble tournament with “dress to impress” attire encouraged all to benefit Tacoma’s Rainbow Center. The 9-hole tournament includes drink tickets, a photo station, and a post tourney party. The remaining spots are pretty limited ($60 registration since we’re in the last days of sign-ups), but we think this is worth promoting because it’s fun, and because you might as well start following Queer City Sports so you don’t miss the next one!
“Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children.” Is Back! FREE! In Person & Virtually, April 1 to April 30th
Dia del Nino 2017 Denver Art Museum Photo by Latin Life Denver Media
FREE ANNUAL DÍA DEL NIÑO CELEBRATION APRIL 25 th . FREE admission to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
Mexican dance group performs at 2017 Dia de los Ninos at the Denver Art Museum. Photo by Latin Life Denver Media
A VIRTUAL DÍA DEL NIÑO CELEBRATION
Starting April 1 to April 30 Telemundo Denver will highlight and promote the activities from our cultural partners: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver Art Museum, Denver Zoo, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver Botanic Gardens, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver Public Library, History Colorado and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
The Mexican Cultural Center in collaboration with Telemundo Denver announces the 1 st Annual Virtual Celebration of “Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children.”
Starting on April 1 st until April 30 th , 2021 through Acceso Total on Telemundo Denver, Telemundo Denver Landing Page and the Mexican Cultural Center’s Facebook Event Page.
There will be a wide variety of educational videos and activities from our cultural partners: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Art Museum, Denver Zoo, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver Botanic Gardens, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver Public Library, History Colorado, and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for children and families to access at no cost.2017 Dia de los Ninos at the Denver Art Museum. Photo by Latin Life Denver Media
“Telemundo Denver is thrilled to partner with The Mexican Cultural Center to honor the youngest members of our community in their special month.
El Día del Niño month-long celebration will highlight the joy, laughter, imagination, and innocence of the children in our community while simultaneously providing information and safe access to resources that kids can use to develop their academic abilities and express their creativity through arts and crafts.” Said Tatiana Arguello, President and General Manager of Telemundo Denver “Siempre Contigo, Telemundo Denver is grateful to provide Coloradans of all ages, even the little ones, with the information they need and the support they deserve.”2017 Dia de los Ninos at the Denver Art Museum. Photo by Latin Life Denver Media
“Día del Niño: Celebrating All Children.” Is part of the SCFD Community Free Days and this year, it will be taking place on April 25 th at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Denver Art Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Clyfford Still Museum from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., History Colorado 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Due to Covid-19 regulations, all guests are required to have a timed ticket for free entrance to any of the Museums and these can be reserved online. Denver Zoo will also have a special limited ticket link for people to purchase tickets for their entrance to the Zoo on April 25 th .2017 Dia de los Ninos at the Denver Art Museum. Photo by Latin Life Denver Media
“We are overjoyed to have the opportunity to once again bring Children’s Day Celebration to our community this year as unfortunately, we had to cancel the celebration due to the pandemic in 2020.” said Ericka Hernandez, Program Director of the Mexican Cultural Center. “The Mexican Cultural Center is honored to be able to count with the colossal support of our cultural partners to bring this celebration virtually this year. We love the idea to be able to innovate and reinvent ourselves to make sure we continue to celebrate our youth and children.”
Some of the virtual content that the cultural organizations will be sharing with the community throughout the month include:
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
- Bilingual Zoom Family Playwriting with Iliana Lucero on April 10 and April 24 at 1:00 p.m.
- Bilingual Zoom Family Story Times with Iliana Lucero Barron
- April 3 rd at 10:00 a.m. Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena
- April 10 th at 10:00 a.m. We’re All Wonders by R.J. Palacio
- April 17 th at 10:00 a.m. Imagine by Juan Felipe Herrera
- April 24 th at 10:00 a.m. Saturday by Oge Mora
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
DMNS will be offering virtual content throughout of April. With content that goes from how to create your own lemon volcano, dissect an apple or create your own bubbles through a Home Science Video Playlist on their YouTube channel. In addition to this, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science will be hosting a Dance through the Seasons Virtual Program on April 21 (Virtual, live).
The Denver Botanic Gardens
The Denver Botanic Gardens School Programs will present a Garden Salad educational video.
- Virtual bilingual educational videos on April 1 – April 25
- Aquatic habitats with Mr. Garcia
- Bilingual Animal demo videos
- A Spanish-speaking staff member will host the Nature Play area on April 25 to engage in play and learning in Spanish with all visitors
- In addition, digital content in Spanish will be available via the Denver Zoo website
Denver Public Library
The Denver Public Library in collaboration with the Denver Art Museum will offer a Virtual Little University session at 3:30 p.m. on April 1 and April 22. The Denver Public Library will also be having a Shadow Puppets Storytime, a piñata decorating party, and a dance performance on Saturday, April 24 starting at 2:00 p.m. (Piñata Making Kits will be available for pickup at your local branch during the month of April. Limited supplies available.)
Clyfford Still Museum
- Will offer a bilingual pre-recorded, 10-minute activity to explore lines all around us with Steven Aguiló-Arbues, Clyfford Still Museum Educator
- Stream the video online on or after April 15
- This activity is designed for families with children ages 4-8
- This program is designed for children and teens ages 9 and up
- Register on Zoom
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
The Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art will be offering take and make papel picado kits starting April 15 until supplies lasts, available at four different locations:
- Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art
- Firehouse Art Center
- Broomfield Library
- Anythink Huron Street
These kits will include the tissue paper, string, and a template for different cutting shapes. This activity is ideal for elementary kids.
“Denver Zoo’s mission—Inspiring Communities to Save Wildlife for Future Generations— relies on our ability to connect with, engage, and foster discovery of the natural world with as many people in our community as possible.” Said Bert Vescolani, Denver Zoo President and CEO. “We’re proud to join our friends at the Mexican Cultural Center and many of our SCFD colleagues to make the Zoo even more accessible during this important celebration.”
The Mexican Cultural Center will also be collaborating with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and EDUCA from Denver Public Schools to create a virtual and interactive contest for children to send pictures of their drawings to EDUCA Facebook Page to have the opportunity to win tickets to attend to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on April 25.
“The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is pleased to continue our partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center through virtual and in person celebrations in April. In 2021, Día Del Niño will take on a new virtual presence, bringing the celebration to your home. Said Nancy Walsh, Vice President of Experiences and Partnerships. “You’ll learn the science (and fun) behind bubble-making, dance through the seasons and so much more! We invite you to join us for our limited capacity SCFD Community Free Day on April 25.
As part of the in-person celebration, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science will be offering a Rainbow Scavenger Hunt for guests throughout the museum The Denver Zoo will offer Bilingual Interpretation across campus on April 25 for pop-up animal encounters and other on-site programming in English and Spanish. Clyfford Still Museum will have a scavenger hunt onsite (tickets available one week before, must be reserved in advance, quantities are limited), All these activities will be taking place following all the Covid-19 health and safety guidelines.
“The Denver Art Museum is happy to continue its annual collaboration to celebrate Día del Niño,” said Clara Ricciardi, Sr. Spanish Language and Community Engagement Liaison at the Denver Art Museum. “This partnership began nearly 20 years ago, thanks to the support of the Mexican Cultural Center and the Consulate General of Mexico, with the purpose of honoring a distinctly Mexican tradition with universal reach. Día del Niño is an opportunity to bring together children, families, art and culture from around the world and we are thrilled to join cultural organizations in the celebration of our most valuable treasures: our children.”
The Mexican Cultural Center would like to thank all of our cultural partners for making this event possible: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver Art Museum, Denver Zoo, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Denver Botanic Gardens, Clyfford Still Museum, Denver Public Library, History Colorado and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art.
For more information about the Virtual Día del Niño celebration, visit Telemundodenver.com/comunidad
About the Mexican Cultural Center2017 Dia de los Ninos at the Denver Art Museum. Photo by Latin Life Denver Media
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