Watch the first episode of Season 2 with the cast and crew of Mercy Street, the much-acclaimed Civil War-era PBS drama set in the occupied city of Alexandria, Virginia. Guests will get a behind-the-scenes look at this year’s filming in Richmond and Petersburg with Co-creator and Executive Producer Lisa Wolfinger, Producer David A. Rosemont, and Audrey P. Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum and one of the on-set historians whose expertise is in the contraband slave movement.
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Large contemporary art museums are great places to view and learn about art and artists. But don’t forget about the art museums and galleries hosted at a college or university. These exhibit spaces are more likely to expand your interest on a particular idea or social issue -- providing new information and insight during your visit.
In his new four-hour series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Joined by leading scholars, celebrities, and a dynamic cast of people who shaped these years, Gates travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America—and our nation as a whole.
Join us as we celebrate the Charlottesville community and the 10th anniversary of CVIO featuring highlights from seasons past and performances by several of the talented musical artists showcased on the program over the last decade! The evening will be emceed by Terri Allard, CVIO host and co-producer, local musician, and 2016 Best of C-VILLE’s “Best TV Personality.”
As we wrap up Season 16 of Virginia Home Grown, host Peggy Singlemann travels down the James River to Carrollton, Virginia for a glimpse at a private “gardener’s paradise” and gets some tips from Bill & Linda Pinkham about Landscape Design.
The First Official Thanksgiving tells the story of what some historians might call the first “official, English-speaking” Thanksgiving held in the Americas.
Gerrymandering is the process by which political district lines are drawn by the very politicians who stand to benefit by them. GerryRIGGED: Turning Democracy On Its Head shows how technology has made gerrymandering such an exact science that, in most cases, incumbents cannot lose and challengers cannot win. In this documentary, we see how non-partisan reform efforts now underway in Virginia and elsewhere can change this dangerous trend and return political power to the voters.
This documentary film brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton – winner of 11 Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize. Hamilton’s America features interviews with Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, Nas, Questlove, Stephen Sondheim and more.
Mark your calendars for the Charlottesville Inside-Out 10th Anniversary Concert & Celebration at The Paramount Theater on January 11, 2017. Join local musician, CVIO host and co-producer, Terri Allard as she leads a community concert to celebrate 10 years of showcasing the people and places that make the Charlottesville community so unique!
Save The Date: January 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
By 1976, it seemed America was finally on the right track. The Vietnam War and the assassinations of several important political figures were behind us. Vice President Spiro Agnew’s corruption was fading from the public’s memory, and the crimes of Watergate forced Nixon to resign from the presidency. Americans were ready to be normal again. A new feeling was sweeping coast to coast as people pulled together to celebrate the nation’s bicentennial, and to select a new president who could help close the book on an awful decade.