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In Your Ear Episode 43: The Currys + Count This Penny

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 12:08pm -- WCVE

Two brothers and their cousin who forged their sound in the Florida panhandle and now call Charlottesville home and call themselves the Currys. And products of Wisconsin…a pair who are married to music and each other now based in Knoxville Tennessee called collectively Count This Penny. This edition of In Your Ear features material from two separate Studio A sessions in early 2016, double proof that families who play together, stay together.

In Your Ear Episode 42: Velvet Caravan

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:52am -- WCVE

Georgia’s five-man Velvet Caravan rolled into RVA back in the April of 2016 with a wagon load of low country gypsy swing and nearly more showmanship than our little 80-seat recording studio could hold. They’ve been a band for only five years but their musicianship obviously goes back much further than that. They obviously owe a great directional debt to pathfinder Django Reinhart. But like all musicians worth their salt, these five engaging vagabonds take the ball and run with it, with great joy.

In Jackson Heights: Film Explores Ethnic and Cultural Diversity

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:04am -- WCVE

In Jackson Heights looks at the daily life of the people in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York—one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse communities in the United States. Frederick Wiseman’s newest film is a vivid and complex portrait of the immigrants who are native to many different countries, from Mexico to Afghanistan. Even with its cultural, racial and ethnic diversity, the people of Jackson Heights are fighting to maintain their beloved community as the face of their neighborhood begins to change with new incoming residents from the city.

Sherlock Returns For Season 4

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 10:49am -- WCVE

Season four begins with the mercurial Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), back once more on British soil as Doctor Watson (Martin Freeman) and his wife Mary (Amanda Abbington) prepare for their biggest challenge yet: becoming parents.

Watch Sherlock Season 4: The Six Thatchers January 1 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.

Live from Lincoln Center: New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 10:28am -- WCVE

A live PBS holiday tradition continues when the New York Philharmonic welcomes the ravishing Joyce DiDonato and the sultry Paulo Szot for a festive celebration of American music, featuring selections from The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, Carousel and more.

Led by Alan Gilbert in his final season as music director, the Philharmonic will also showcase orchestral favorites from Aaron Copland and a taste of the old world from Johann Strauss II. With guest host Mo Rocca.

Passport Insider: Stream Season 1 of “Victoria”

Tue, 12/20/2016 - 11:31am -- WCVE

The upcoming series Victoria from Masterpiece will have all 7 episodes available for WCVE/WHTJ Passport streaming starting on Sunday, January 15 at 9:00 p.m. ET — the same time as the series premiere. This will provide activated Passport users the ability to begin watching the entire series at the time of the first episode’s broadcast release.

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