Live music on television this week includes:

Live music on television this week includes:

v Michael Buble: Tonight on “Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC)

v Pitbull: Tuesday on “Late Show With David Letterman” (CBS)

v Linkin Park: Tuesday on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (ABC)

v Garth Brooks: Wednesday on “Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC)

v Christina Aguilera: Thursday on “Tonight Show With Jay Leno” (NBC)

“Generation Cryo” (10 p.m., MTV): And now for something different: “Generation Cryo.” It’s a reality series that explores the issues faced by kids coming of age who were conceived via anonymous sperm donors, most of whom probably want to stay anonymous.

“The Blacklist” (10 p.m., NBC): As thriller plot descriptions go, “Liz gets trapped in an elevator” isn’t exactly gripping.

“Independent Lens” (10 p.m., PBS): The abortion debate finds its way into the Oglala Sioux tribe’s Pine Ridge Reservation in “Young Lakota.”

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Movies available Tuesday on DVD and through digital providers include:

“The Canyons” (R): Starring Lindsay Lohan and Selena Gomez

“Getaway” (PG-13): Starring Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez

“Jobs” (PG-13): Starring Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad

“Red 2” (PG-13): Starring Bruce Willis and Mary-Louise Parker

“The Watsons Go to Birmingham” (PG): Starring David Alan Grier and Anika Noni Rose

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Holiday art market offers home decor


Treasure Studio Gallery, 5234 Southern Blvd., Door 6, will have a holiday art market for three-consecutive Saturdays, Dec. 6, 13 and 20.

Works by local artists will be available for sale, including contemporary cafe-style paintings, design objects and home decor. For information, email

Lecture on Beatles at PSU campus

Sharon, Pa.

Ken Womack, the 2013-14 Penn State laureate, will give a free lecture at 1 p.m. Dec. 4 in Sharon Hall Room 105 of the Penn State Shenango campus on The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles.

The Penn State laureate is a university faculty member in the humanities or fine arts who is assigned for one academic year to bring an enhanced level of social, cultural, artistic and human perspective and awareness to a broad array of audiences.

In addition to teaching, Womack serves as senior associate dean for academic affairs. He is the author of three novels: “John Doe No. 2,” “The Dreamland Motel” and “The Restaurant at the End of the World.”

An English professor at the Altoona campus, Womack is also the author of “Long and Winding Roads: The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles” and ”The Cambridge Companion to the Beatles.” His presentation will trace the band’s emerging songwriting practices, recording artistry and musicianship from their early recordings through “Abbey Road.” For information, call 724-983-2825, or go to

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