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.
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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.
This documentary film brings history to vivid life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture Broadway phenomenon Hamilton – winner of 11 Tony Awards® and the Pulitzer Prize. Hamilton’s America features interviews with Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, Nas, Questlove, Stephen Sondheim and more.
One of the biggest foreign policy challenges America’s next president will face is the battle against ISIS. Where does the US-led fight against the terror group stand today?
Veteran Frontline correspondent Martin Smith travels to five countries with key roles in the anti-ISIS fight — Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Syria, Jordan and Turkey — to report on successes, failures and challenges as ISIS loses ground in the region but strikes out with attacks abroad.
Mark your calendars for the Charlottesville Inside-Out 10th Anniversary Concert & Celebration at The Paramount Theater on January 11, 2017. Join local musician, CVIO host and co-producer, Terri Allard as she leads a community concert to celebrate 10 years of showcasing the people and places that make the Charlottesville community so unique!
Save The Date: January 11, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.)