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Charlottesville Inside-Out: Season 8

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:51am -- WCVE

Terri continues to shine a spotlight on the places and faces of the Charlottesville area with 12 all new programs. Watch Charlottesville Inside-Out Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

Season 8 Shows:

CVIO #801 (Season 8 Premiere) Watch Now
David Maurer / Charles Hall -- Hear stories from a Special Forces Veteran who has served as a feature writer for Charlottesville’s Daily Progress newspaper for close to three decades; then study the craft of Glassblowing with a master artist.

Tips From Richard: Caring for Seasonal Gift Plants

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 1:56pm -- WCVE

Prepare your seasonal gift plants to be long lasting house plants. Most gift plants come with a decorative foil wrapped around the container. Now’s the time to either remove the foil or make holes in the base to allow moisture to run through the pot. As you put your decorations away, find a good location to continue growing your new plants.

Be sure to read Richard’s weekly Garden Q & A in the Saturday Home Section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

American Voices With Renée Fleming

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 10:12am -- WCVE

Conceived and hosted by renowned American singer Renée Fleming, American Voices is the groundbreaking festival of performances, master sessions and symposia convened in November 2013 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, bringing together vocal masters, industry titans and emerging artists to celebrate the artistry, technique and challenges of professional singing.

Battling Beetles

Entomologist Dr. Art Evans and WCVE producer Steve Clark discuss Doug Emlen’s new book, “Animal Weapons: The Evolution of Battle,” that, among other topics, examines the costs and benefits of being a well-armed beetle.

To find out more about the book, visit animalweapons.com. Learn more about Emlen’s research here.

Call the Midwife Holiday Special

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:16am -- WCVE

Rehearsals for the Sunday School Christmas concert are underway, creating inconvenience for the nuns and nurses of Nonnatus House. Two unmarried patients are dispatched to York Lodge, a badly managed home for pregnant women. Chummy takes over running the facility after an outbreak of chicken pox there. Dr. Turner treats a destitute older couple, former residents of a mental hospital closed under the mental health reforms. As residents of Nonnatus welcome the new year, the question on everyone’s mind is, what will 1960 bring?