Live music on television this week includes:
v Avril Lavigne: Tonight on “Conan” (TBS)
v The Killers: Tuesday on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)
v M.I.A.: Wednesday on “Conan” (TBS)
v Lady Antebellum: Friday on “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS)
v Lady Gaga: Saturday on “Saturday Night Live” (NBC)
“AMERICAN EXPERIENCE:SFlbJFK” (9 P.M., PBS): The bulk of this month’s John F. Kennedy-themed programs mostly recall and dissect the circumstances surrounding his assassination. This rich, two-part portrait instead focuses on the life and legacy of the 35th president, beginning with his childhood years. The film also re-evaluates JFK’s strengths and weaknesses in the Oval Office and provides fresh insights into his private life. Among those interviewed are scholars, journalists, relatives and members of his administration.
“Crisis Hotline: VETERANS PRESS 1” (9 p.m., HBO): This sobering documentary introduces viewers to trained responders who take calls from military vets struggling with PTSD, depression, addiction and suicidal thoughts.
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Movies available Tuesday on DVD and through digital providers include:
“Frances Ha” (R): Starring Greta Gerwig and Mickey Sumner.
“Ip Man: The Final Fight” (PG-13): Starring Anthony Wong and Eric Tsang.
“Man of Steel” (PG-13): Starring Henry Cavill and Amy Adams.
“Paradise” (PG-13): Starring Julianne Hough and Octavia Spencer.
“Prince Avalanche” (R): Starring Emelie hirsch and Paul Rudd.
“Turbo” (PG): With the voices of Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson.
Literary magazine plans book, party
“Jenny,” a regional literary magazine based in Youngstown, will produce a special print anthology Thursday titled “Eddie Loves Debbie: The Youngstown Anthology.”
The issue will focus on the mythos and experience of Youngstown living and will reinforce the idea that Youngstown is still a place of creation.
To mark the premiere, the staff of “Jenny” will have a premiere party from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Tyler Mahoning Valley History Museum, 325 W. Federal St., downtown.
Authors published in the anthology will read selections of their work at the event, which also will include live music, refreshments and a chance auction. The book will be available for purchase at the premiere. Admission is free. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Human trafficking is focus of film
Evergreen Adventist Church, 7668 Glenwood Ave., will screen “Nefarious: Merchant of Souls,” a documentary about human trafficking, at 2 p.m. Sunday. Members of Northeast Ohio Coalition on Rescue and Restore will be present. This event is not suitable for children under 12. Call 330-502-9355.