Join us at our Sesame Street studios for our family friendly Nature Cat Excursion, hosted by our Ready To Learn program. Enjoy seasonal games, fun activities with Pocahontas State Park, nature crafts from Project Learning Tree and Wild Winter Worlds presentations from the Wildlife Center of Virginia.
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Josh Groban returns to PBS in an all-new television special based on his new CD, Stages, which explores one of Josh’s earliest musical loves — Broadway and Broadway musicals. Recorded before a live audience at the historic Los Angeles Theater in downtown L.A., Josh Groban: Stages Live brings some of the most iconic songs in the Broadway musical songbook to life.
Watch Josh Groban: Stages Live December 2 at 9:30 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
Enjoy the newest live performance from the amazing artists of Celtic Woman, who have touched hearts and lifted spirits for more than a decade. This new concert special was filmed in Dublin’s 200-year-old Round Room at the Mansion House, where the first meeting of an Irish Parliament was held, and where the treaty creating Ireland as a free state was signed.
The Community Idea Stations invites you to tune in to your local PBS stations (WCVE, WCVW and WHTJ) for all of your holiday programming favorites, as well as some new and exciting additions to help you celebrate your holiday season.
Visit extreme locales — from the highest mountain to the greatest canyon — and learn how these places test their inhabitants to the limit. On Mount Everest, a Sherpa has to rope a route across the notorious Khumbu Icefall in time for the hundreds of foreign mountaineers who will arrive for climbing season. In the Grand Canyon, conservationists desperately try to ensure the survival of one of America’s few surviving condor chicks. And, on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, farmers fight pitched battles with elephants in the dead of night.
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In this season finale, host Amy Williams visits Castle Hill Cider to learn all about cider apples from Geoff Robinson, Cider Cellarmaster and Stuart Madany, Ciderist/Orchardist. Co-host Peggy Singlemann gets some pointers from Laurel Matthew, Greenhouse Horticulturist for Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, on how to overwinter tropical plants.
Dr. Art Evans, entomologist and 88.9 WCVE producer, Steve Clark discuss the results of a quiz given to Art’s students to test their insect identification skills. Their results were expected and disappointing.
A small, start-up company in Charlottesville is set to tackle the problem of contaminated water worldwide, with a small, silver-infused ceramic pill--the MadiDrop. This new University of Virginia-inspired public benefit company with a global health mission has opened administrative offices and a small production facility in Charlottesville.