Silver Screen Sparklers and Nina Totenberg

Picks and Pans  Looking ahead to Sunday night, local film critics tell you which films will win Oscars, and which have been overlooked.  Jeffrey Callison speaks with KXPR's Gary Chew, who reviews films for, and film critics Carla Meyer of the Sacramento Bee and Jim Lane from the Sacramento News & Review.

Nina Totenberg  NPR's legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg tells you about the most influential Supreme Court justices of modern times. Totenberg speaks at the Mondavi Center in Davis at 8:00 p.m. tonight.  Information: (530) 754-2787.

Premiere Playwright  Ric Burns tells you about his new documentary on Eugene O'Neill, one of America's greatest playwrights. The film features performances by Al Pacino and Liam Neeson.

An advance screening of "Eugene O'Neill: A Documentary Film" will be shown free of charge at the Mondavi Center's Jackson Hall March 4th at 8:00 p.m.  Advance tickets required: (530) 754-2787.  The film will air on PBS's "American Experience" series premiering March 27th.

Friday, March 3, 2006