On September 1, 2017, the Community Idea Stations launched Vietnam: Virginia Remembers, in anticipation of the broadcast premiere of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s The Vietnam War. This 18-hour landmark documentary, 10 years in the making, airs September 17-28 and then repeats on Tuesdays through November on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.
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Six flags representing each branch of the military--Army, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Merchant Marines--fly just outside the south end of the Shrine of Memory at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond. Of the nearly 12,000 names etched on the stone and glass walls of the Shrine, 1,303 represent the brave men and women that called Virginia “home” and made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in Vietnam.
Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Richmond Symphony's Opening Night with Joshua Bell and Yesong Sophie Lee, Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at the Carpenter Theatre.
Enter for a chance to win 2 pair of tickets to see the Richmond Men's Chorus Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen’s 2nd Stage, kicks off a new season with a spectacular performance by the Richmond Men’s Chorus that celebrates the highs and lows of love! Whether you’re madly in love, or blissfully single, or somewhere in between, there is something for everyone in this concert!
People worldwide have seen the Disney animated classic Bambi and been deeply moved by it, but few can tell you the name of the artist behind the film. Even fewer are aware of this pioneering artist’s impact on American art and popular culture.
It’s widely accepted that most Americans are living decades longer than any generation in human history. This longevity has far-reaching implications for society, and experts, policy makers and the general population are only just beginning to grapple with how to reframe our thoughts on aging. What does it mean for communities, programs and policies, and how we live and work?
Host Peggy Singlemann visits with Jean Fender and Cheryl Smith from the Hilliard Park Garden Club to learn how Garden Clubs in Virginia interact with the community to beautify, educate and conserve our environment at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Richmond, a conservation award-winning garden transformed by the Hilliard Park Garden Club. Our studio guest will be Horticulture Judge, Lu Cavallaro.