Richmond, VA, January 21, 2016 - When season 16 of WCVE PBS’ Virginia Home Grown premieres on March 29, 2016 it will feature a new host and co-host, although both faces should be familiar to regular viewers.
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The Electric Croude 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration
Tuesday, November 17th • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
88.9 WCVE Richmond Public Radio
23 Sesame Street • Richmond, VA 23235
Science Matters and VCU Health are pleased to present Dissecting Science: Your Amazing Brain on Tuesday, November 10th from 6:00-10:00 p.m. This informal evening of science exploration and communication, inspired by the PBS Series The Brain with David Eagleman, will begin at 6:00 p.m. with food trucks, a cash bar and hands-on activities for adults.
The free event allows fans to see the first episode of the Masterpiece drama one-day ahead of the television premiere.
RICHMOND – September 18, 2015 – 1968 was a year of profound political upheaval in the United States. Assassinations, racial unrest, riots and a continuing war in Vietnam put the nation on edge and produced an historic three-way presidential election. Directed by Paul Tait Roberts, BALL OF CONFUSION: THE 1968 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION explores how these events shook the social and political foundations of America in ways that continue to resonate today.
RICHMOND, VA, September 10, 2015 – In honor of Virginia Currents' 25th Anniversary, the Community Idea Stations is hosting a photo contest from October to April, encouraging community members to share their own “Virginia Stories.” Each month a Featured Artist will announce a theme and share an example photo and 250-character story on the contest website.
WCVE Richmond Public Radio has announced that political reporter Craig Carper will be its new News Director. Craig has served as 88.9 WCVE’s Capitol Correspondent since 2009, during which he filed reports for daily newscasts, created in-depth feature stories during General Assembly sessions and at other times, and produced full-length forum programs that addressed political issues and community interests. Carper was also the host of the Capitol Events television news series broadcast during the General Assembly on WCVE PBS.
Carreras Jewelers is hosting a jewelry appraisal event from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17 and Thursday, June 18, 2015. All proceeds benefit the Community Idea Stations. The Richmond-based store, located at 121 Libbie Avenue, will verbally appraise up to 3 items of jewelry for a donation of $35. This is the fifth time Carreras has held the annual event. For more information, call the store at 804-282-7018.
The Community Idea Stations (WCVE PBS, WHTJ PBS) has announced the local winners of the 2015 PBS KIDS Writers Contest. The first place winners in grades K-3 will advance to the national level of the contest. Twelve winners were chosen for first place, second place, and third place recognitions for each grade level. Click on the Press Release below for more information.