Congratulations to Virginia high school senior Ahkei Togun, the 2016 Poetry Out Loud National Champion! The Tallwood High School senior won the Virginia Championship right here in our WCVE PBS studio, which was filmed in partnership with the Virginia Commission for the Arts and Virginia Education Association.
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One of the world’s most remarkable actors brings a stirring detective series to an end as Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn, Henry V, Hamlet) plays his last season as Inspector Kurt Wallander, based on the novels of Henning Mankell. Masterpiece Mystery! charts the final exploits of the brooding Swede in three nail-biting concluding episodes, on Wallander, The Final Season, airing Sundays, May 8 - 22, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. ET on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS.
George Cowart, Horticulture Manager, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, talks with Peggy about planting early, middle and late-blooming plants & dealing with cold-damage.
Doug Coleman, Biologist and Executive Director of The Nature Foundation at Wintergreen, speaks with John Thompson about native plants.
Biomechanical art naturally aligns itself with the worlds of fantasy and science fiction. It is an art form that seeks to combine elements of the machine with organics for a style of art that is visually surrealistic. Human bones, joints and extremities may be reimagined as metal gears and pneumatic pistons. A motorized camera lens often replaces the eye--a signature augmentation of the trans-human or cyborg.
Jay Burnham and Gregg Caserta discuss the unusual start to the season, particularly the 4 game series that saw the Squirrels as a road team at the Diamond. Gregg talks with new players as they adapt to new surroundings in a new market, coming fresh out of spring training. Wes McElroy heads out to the Diamond to visit with new Squirrels skipper, Miquel Ojeda.
On April 2, 2016 Henry Louis Gates, Jr. sat down in front of a Richmond, Virginia audience of 4,500 with Richmond’s native son and two-time Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson for a discussion and discovery of the family legacy and influences that have made Wilson the man he is today.
Seen through nostalgic eyes, everything about the past was better. The world made more sense then; they were innocent times. Doesn’t matter that those assumptions are always off the mark – if you believe something is true, well, it makes it easier to fool yourself.
In this first installment of FSI Season 5, Jay Burnham welcomes new co-host and Flying Squirrels Radio Broadcaster, Gregg Caserta to the FSI set to discuss the 2016 Squirrels player lineup. Squirrels Vice President & COO Todd “Parney” Parnell visits the FSI studio field.
Alzheimer’s disease strikes at the core of what makes us human: our capacity to think, to love, and to remember. The disease ravages the minds of over 40 million victims worldwide, and it is one of the greatest medical mysteries of our time. Join investigators as they gather clues and attempt to reconstruct the molecular chain of events that ultimately leads to dementia, and follow key researchers in the field who have helped to develop the leading theories of the disease.
WCVE/WHTJ Passport is the new member benefit that provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming. Featuring both PBS and select local programming, WCVE/WHTJ Passport allows you to watch even more episodes of your favorite shows, including full seasons of many current and past series.