A sam­pling of fine arts on tele­vi­sion the week of July 19-24

The Washington Post Sunday - - THIS WEEK - — Lau­ren McEwen

SUN­DAY, JULY 19 WHUT, 9-10 p.m.

Sea­son 4 of the “Xerox Rochester In­ter­na­tional Jazz Fes­ti­val” be­gins with a per­for­mance by singer-song­writer and sax­o­phon­ist Curtis Stigers.

WETA, 11-11:30 p.m.

This in­stall­ment of “Film School Shorts” in­cludes “Pag Pag,” the story of a des­ti­tute Filipino grand­mother who tries to sell her grand­child to an Amer­i­can fam­ily, and “Late Spring,” a short film about a po­lice sta­tion clerk dur­ing the 2011 Libyan revo­lu­tion.

MON­DAY, JULY 20 HBO, 9-10:30 p.m.

In the HBO doc­u­men­tary “Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkin­son,” the early 20th-cen­tury pain­ter’s great-niece sorts through her fa­mous rel­a­tive’s for­got­ten be­long­ings, which were left in a fam­ily mem­ber’s West Vir­ginia at­tic af­ter Wilkin­son’s fam­ily com­mit­ted her to an asy­lum in the 1920s.


Fox, 8-10 p.m.

On “So You Think You Can Dance,” the top 20 dancers per­form and the first elim­i­na­tion is made.

PBS, 8-9 p.m.

“An­tiques Road­show” re­turns to Madi­son, Wis., to get up­dates on sev­eral 2000 ap­praisals, in­clud­ing comic art by Win­sor McCay.


NBC, 8-9 pm.

“Amer­ica’s Got Tal­ent” re­views the best

Sea­son 10 au­di­tions.

THURS­DAY, JULY 23 WHUT, 9-10 p.m.

“The Road to Fame” is a doc­u­men­tary about a stag­ing of the mu­si­cal “Fame” pre­sented by the se­nior class of China’s lead­ing drama academy.

FRI­DAY, JULY 24 WETA, 9:30-10:30 p.m.

Hosted by ac­tress Natalie Port­man, “Great Per­for­mances” high­lights con­duc­tor Gus­tavo Du­damel and the L.A. Phil­har­monic’s trib­ute to com­poser John Wil­liams, fea­tur­ing vi­o­lin­ist Itzhak Perl­man per­form­ing from “Schindler’s List” as well as per­for­mances from “The Em­pire Strikes Back,” “Star Wars,” “Catch Me If You Can” and more.

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