Kirk O’Hara was born with arthrogryposis, a hereditary condition that limits the use of his arms and legs, so he paints with his mouth. Each brushstroke is made with a flick of his head and neck, with his paintbrush clenched firmly between his teeth. O’Hara was born and raised in Mesa. We will watch O’Hara paint and find out how his condition inspires his art and the message he hopes you see in his very personal artwork. See more of his art on http://kirkohara.com/
Jane Austen was chronically ill with a mysterious disease in early 1817, when she turned her thoughts to a happier subject. She started work on a witty and delightful novel set in a seaside town. She never finished it. Now, noted screenwriter Andrew Davies picks up Austen’s plot and takes it in a glorious and satisfying direction.
The Emmy Award-winning anthology series featuring unforgettable people, communities and moments in history returns to Arizona PBS on Mondays at 9 p.m. starting Oct. 28.
There are still parts of our planet yet to be discovered. Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall pursues incredible journeys and world firsts — unclimbed peaks, unexplored cave systems and uncharted landscapes — setting foot where no human has been before. "Expedition with Steve Backshall" comes to Arizona PBS Wednesdays at 9 p.m. starting Jan. 15.