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Be part of a live studio audience as WTVP welcomes Judy Woodruff, co-anchor of the PBS NewsHour, for a special program taping as she interviews the Honorable Ray LaHood about his forthcoming memoir, Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics.

October 26, 2015
WTVP, 101 State Street, Peoria

  • Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
  • Open Seating
  • Doors close promptly at 6:45 p.m.


  • $175 per individual
  • $300 per couple

Seating is limited! Pricing includes seating at the live interview taping, cocktail meet and greet after the taping, and one signed copy of Rayís book.

Additional books are available at $40 each.

Order your tickets online at shop.wtvp.org or call 309-677-4747 during business hours.

Big Birds
Can't Fly

Two rheas, one with its wings opened.

They say a bird is three things - feathers, flight and song. But what happens when youíre a bird who canít fly, who canít sing and whose feathers are closer to fluff? Join Nature for the unique story of flightless birds. Nature: Big Birds Can't Fly premieres Wednesday, October 7th at 7:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Secrets of Noah's Ark

Secrets of Noah's Ark

A 3,700-year-old inscribed clay tablet reveals a surprising new version of the Biblical flood story, complete with how-to instructions for assembling an ark. Following the directions, expert boat builders assemble and launch a massive reed boat. NOVA: Secrets of Noah's Ark premieres Wednesday, October 7th at 8:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1. [Watch Preview]

Sound Bites with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra

Music for Four: The Lincoln Quartet

Music for Four: The Lincoln Quartet with John McMurtery is a celebration of the intimate relationships created and shared by a quartet, staring four strings from the Chicago Symphony - Larry Neuman on viola, Qing Hou and Lei Hou on violin, and John Sharp on cello. They treat the audience to a parade of beautiful quartets by Hayden, Beethoven, Ravel and Shostokovich and are joined by Peoria Symphony Orchestraís principal flutist, John McMurtery. Sound Bites with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra: Music for Four: The Lincoln Quartet with John McMurtery premieres Wednesday, October 7th at 9:00pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.