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Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation Sells Two Northern Virginia Stations in FCC Spectrum Auction

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 9:11pm -- WCVE

Over the past year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) held a voluntary auction to purchase the right to use broadcast spectrum from commercial and public broadcasters across the country with the goal to re-sell that spectrum to wireless providers for the benefit of creating more bandwidth for mobile broadband and other wireless services. Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation, known in central Virginia as the Community Idea Stations, participated in this auction by offering two channels the corporation controlled in the DC area, WNVT, Goldvein, Va and WNVC, Fairfax, Va.

Daphne’s Corner: Visionary Artists Deshia Williams

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 2:13pm -- WCVE

Visionary artists Deshia Williams visits Daphne’s Corner to discuss how she uses paint and light to illustrate how transparent surfaces can be transformed into light exhibitions. Deshia talks about how she got started in this art form and shares some insight into her creative process. The multimedia artist’s studio is located at Art Works in Richmond, Virginia.

Andrea Bocelli: Cinema

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 3:43pm -- WCVE

The international superstar tenor lends his unique voice to a lush symphonic salute to the movies, Andrea Bocelli: Cinema, celebrating some of the greatest celluloid songs and scores of all time written by a varied range of Italian and Hollywood composers.

The concert special also reunites Bocelli with legendary music producer David Foster, whose first collaboration with the tenor was Foster’s own Academy Award-nominated song “The Prayer,” a duet with Celine Dion in 1999.