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.
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Medicine Woman, interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America's first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915). The one-hour PBS documentary produced by and about women, features historic and contemporary profiles of female healers, starting with Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915) of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.
Watch Medicine Woman November 17 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
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.
Jonathan Kent’s award-winning production of the classic musical Gypsy – a record-breaking sellout during its acclaimed London run – comes to Great Performances, Friday, November 11 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS, as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival.
Tune in to WCVE PBS / WHTJ PBS and 88.9 WCVE Public Radio for special Live Coverage of Election Night 2016. Watch or listen--on air or online--we’ve got you covered.
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.