This Week on 'Visiting' -- Donuts, Fighter Planes, and Beverly Hills Pooches | KCET
This Week on 'Visiting' -- Donuts, Fighter Planes, and Beverly Hills Pooches
Monday @ 7:30PM -- "Donuts"
For almost 40 years, Stan's Corner Doughnut Shop of Westwood, California, has baked the world's most gourmet donuts, from a Cinnamon Chocolate Cheese Danish, to an Apple Fritter, to a Reese's Peanut Butter Pocket with fresh banana. Stan's offers donuts you will find nowhere else in the world. Huell spends the morning doing "research" at this Los Angeles landmark.
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Tuesday @ 7:30PM -- "Diorama"
Huell visits the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County to discover the history of its famous animal dioramas. There, he visits with Robert Reid, who has been the resident artist for 20 years at the Los Angeles Natural History Museum and the man responsible for creating all of the beautiful dioramas. From deserts to beaches, Reid captures the natural beauty with his paint brushes. Robert works closely with Tim Bovard, the taxidermist responsible for making the animals look so lifelike. Together, they make a unique team.
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Wednesday @ 7:30PM -- "Short Fuse Tour"
Join Huell as he gets a special tour from Bill Mann, a.k.a. "Short Fuse" and learns about the Lucerne Valley's rich mining history.
Thursday @ 7:30PM -- "Beverly Hills Dog Show"
Huell is greeted by dogs of many breeds and their owners at the Beverly Hills Dog Show. Enjoy big dogs, little dogs, shaggy dogs, hairless dogs and some with very unusual coiffures.
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Friday @ 7:30PM -- "Starr Ranch"
Huell travels to Orange County to the Starr Ranch Sanctuary, owned by the California Audubon Society. He gets a special tour of the facility and takes a close look at its Owl Cam.
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Saturday @ 5PM -- "Nethercutt Update"
This special takes us inside the Nethercutt Collection and Museum in Sylmar to see their world-class collection of automobiles, musical instruments and other items.
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Sunday @ 7PM -- "B-2 Bomber"
This one hour special takes us from Northrop Grumman where the B2 is built, to Edwards Air Force Base to take a look at the B2 close up. Huell and Luis were the first media representatives to be allowed in the cockpit of this top secret plane.
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