Virginia Currents visits the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind. For 175 years this residential school in Staunton has helped students rise to their potential in an environment that’s understanding, nurturing and challenging. Also, witness the one-of-a-kind music by the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra. Their music comes from instruments grown and hand-made.
February 6 Watch Now (VC #2308). Check listings for additional air-times.
Virginia Currents profiles Rappahannock Oysters. Find out how 2 cousins revitalized their family’s dying oyster business and turned it into an innovative, sustainable and thriving industry. And, we go behind-the-lens of photographer, Derico Cooper. Find out what inspires this former marine to take pictures from the sadness of war-torn villages to the bliss of weddings and the mystique of an underwater world.
February 13 Watch Now (VC #2309). Check listings for additional air-times.
Virginia Currents profiles Falling Creek Middle School teacher, Brianne Gunn. Find out how her science classroom is a springboard to motivate and engage today’s students to be tomorrow’s leaders in science and engineering. And, be dazzled by a glow-in-the-dark roving arts extravaganza. Witness InLight Richmond which showcases illuminated art, projections, installations and a lantern parade along the historic Canal Walk in Richmond.
February 20 (VC #2310). Check listings for additional air-times.
Virginia Currents introduces Friends 4 Recovery Whole Health Center, a non-profit organization that helps people with mental health challenges gain and maintain recovery and re-enter the workforce. Plus, a behind the scenes look at The Fuzz Band, a Hampton Roads musical staple, who have rocked overseas troops, President Obama, and backed up Alicia Keys.
February 27 Watch Now (VC #2305). Check listings for additional air-times.