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Beginning now--and in the months ahead--the Community Idea Stations will be collecting stories featuring caregivers from diverse backgrounds and situations who are caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s. These stories and experiences will be respectfully recorded and edited together into a new documentary for public television.
From a caregiver’s perspective, the documentary will provide an in-depth look into the everyday lives of those dedicated to the care of loved ones struggling with this devastating disease.
Filmed at New York’s The Town Hall theater and hosted by best-selling author and comedian Baratunde Thurston, TED Talks: Science and Wonder features talks delivered before a live audience. Each talk examines the riddles of the universe that keep leading scientists awake at night, taking viewers on a mind-blowing journey examining the relationship between science and art, a look deep inside the human body, disappearing landscapes, and the world of Pixar animation as speakers look at the future of nanotechnology, the science of light, and the rise of genetic manipulation.
NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour — a provocative exploration of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s signature in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy and the spiral in the center of a sunflower.
Watch NOVA: The Great Math Mystery March 30 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
Congratulations to Phyllis and Jack Marcom of Fredericksburg, Virginia, winners of the 2016 “Trip to the Real Downton Abbey” Ticket Raffle.
Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets. Proceeds from the ticket sales benefit the Community Idea Stations and will help to further our mission to use the Power of Media to Educate, Entertain and Inspire.
When you think about stencil art, what comes to mind? Some people may think about plastic pre-cut designs available for purchase at any local arts and crafts store, used to paint patterns on walls or unfinished wooden boxes. Others may think about stencil art in an urban sense, as in street designs (graffiti to some) spray painted onto city exteriors.
After six passionate and poignant seasons, the curtain comes down on “Downton Abbey.” How will fate resolve the stories of Edith, Mary, Thomas, Anna, Robert, Cora, Daisy, Carson, Violet, Isobel and all the other occupants of this unforgettable house?
Watch Downton Abbey Season 6 Finale on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.
Watch WCVE and WHTJ PBS for repeats:
- Saturday March 12 at 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
- Sunday March 13 at 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Or check WCVW PBS:
Machines are everywhere. They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But Robots – machines with human-like capabilities – have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now.
Watch NOVA: Rise of the Robots February 24 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.
Fueled by an ambitious DARPA challenge, the race is on to design a robot that can replace humans in disaster relief situations. Follow the robots – and the engineers that program them – as they strive to make their way out of the lab and into the real world.
The gathering and analyzing of massive amounts of data allow us to address some major challenges, but the accessibility of so much data comes at a steep price. This film captures the promise and peril of the extraordinary knowledge revolution.
Watch The Human Face of Big Data February 24 at 10:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
On Wednesday, February 10, 88.9 WCVE Richmond Public Radio will premiere its new education segment Learning Curve. Every other week Catherine Komp, producer of the Virginia Currents radio segments, will discuss issues relating to K-12 and higher education with teachers, students, parents, and policy makers.