Ben Hall is about the best friend a guitar could ever have. Not only as an accomplished player but as an aficionado and student of style, especially in the school of the distinctive thumb picking style of legends like Chet Atkins and Merle Travis.
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Those of you who’ve been to many of our concerts over the years and listened to this program are no doubt aware of how often we seem to draw from the rich proving ground of roots music being created in Carolina. Past Studio A guests include the Kruger Brothers, the Harris and Moore Brothers, Mipso, River Whyless and the Snyder Family. All with tar on their heels.
This fall 2017 IYE season opener is basically the 2nd set of a singular evening of music that was presented in conjunction with the Virginia Folklife Program, a perennially favorite part of the Richmond Folk Festival each year. Recorded in February of 2017, it’s led by Virginia’s Folklorist Jon Lohman, who gathered a potent group of performers around the venerable Sherman Holmes, the surviving member Christchurch, Virginia’s Holmes Brothers.
In this recent Facebook Live interview, Terri Allard of Charlottesville Inside-Out talks with filmmaker Lynn Novick, co-director of The Vietnam War.
On this edition of This Week In Richmond, host David Bailey is joined by Lauren Bell, Dean of Academic Affairs & Professor of Political Science, RMC and Jeff South, Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies, VCU, to discuss and analyze the recent election results in the Commonwealth.
In an attempt to put haunting combat experiences behind them, two friends embark on an epic 2,700-mile trek on foot across America, seeking redemption and healing as a way to close the moral chasm opened by war. Almost Sunrise is an intimate, vérité film that eschews stereotypes and instead captures an unprecedented portrait of veterans — one of hope, potential and untold possibilities.
Watch POV: Almost Sunrise November 13 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS/WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.
Just two months before he died, President John F Kennedy said, “Things do not just happen. They are made to happen.” At the time the president hoped that he would be the one to shape the future of the nation. But an assassin’s bullet in Dallas changed all of that.
Watch This Is The House That Jack Built November 9 at 9:00 p.m. on WCVE PBS / WHTJ PBS. Check listings for additional air-times.