Chad Matlick http://wvpublic.org en Game Show Features West Virginia Music and History http://wvpublic.org/post/game-show-features-west-virginia-music-and-history <p></p><div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 17px;">As part of </span>FestivALL<span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 17px;">, the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame is hosting a game show called “West Virginia Squares.” Based on the popular “Hollywood Squares” game show, “West Virginia Squares” will feature questions about West Virginia &nbsp;music and history.&nbsp;</span></p><p class="squares" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 17px; padding-left: 30px; padding-right: 30px; background-repeat: no-repeat;">The show will be hosted by Peter Marshall, the original host of the show and a proud West Virginia native. Shows will be taped at 7 and 8:30 p.m. on June 23 and again on June 24.</p><p class="squares" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 17px; padding-left: 30px; padding-right: 30px; background-repeat: no-repeat;">The show will be streamed live on West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Youtube page. It will also be available right here on wvpublic.org.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:50:00 +0000 Chad Matlick 14193 at http://wvpublic.org Game Show Features West Virginia Music and History Watch the 2014 West Virginia History Bowl http://wvpublic.org/post/watch-2014-west-virginia-history-bowl <p><span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Teams of </span>8th<span style="font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"> grade students from around West Virginia faced off Tuesday in an academic bowl competition that focused on West Virginia history, literature, arts, architecture, geography and culture.</span></p><p>You can watch the entire competition below. <a href="http://www.wvculture.org/history/historybowl/2014/2014statehistorybowlresults.html">Click here for the full results.</a></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:51:22 +0000 Chad Matlick 11081 at http://wvpublic.org Watch the 2014 West Virginia History Bowl Want to Bake Gluten-Free? America's Test Kitchen Has The Answers http://wvpublic.org/post/want-bake-gluten-free-americas-test-kitchen-has-answers <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Helvetica Bold', 'Lucida Grande', Helvetica, Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">In this episode, America’s Test Kitchen speak with editorial director Jack Bishop about the science of gluten-free cooking, including new tricks we discovered in the test kitchen. </span></p><p>The gluten free special airs <strong>Monday, April 27 at 2 p.m. </strong>on West Virginia Public Radio.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:08:20 +0000 Chad Matlick 11048 at http://wvpublic.org Want to Bake Gluten-Free? America's Test Kitchen Has The Answers March Madness Public Media Style - And the Winner Is... http://wvpublic.org/post/march-madness-public-media-style-and-winner <p>We're ready to announce the winner in our March Madness...Public Media Style tournament.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://wvpublic.org/people/beth-vorhees">Beth Vorhees</a>, News Director for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, has been crowned as our first ever champion, garnering more than 70% of votes over her final round competition, Carl Kassell.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:33:40 +0000 Chad Matlick 9744 at http://wvpublic.org March Madness Public Media Style - And the Winner Is... Watch a Live Webcast of Arts Alive 2014 http://wvpublic.org/post/watch-live-webcast-arts-alive-2014 <p><span style="font-size: small; font-weight: inherit; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">West Virginia Public Broadcasting will be partnering with the West Virginia Department of Education to live stream <strong><a href="https://wvde.state.wv.us/arts-alive/">Arts</a></strong></span><span style="font-size: small; font-weight: inherit; background-color: rgb(250, 250, 250); font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"><strong><a href="https://wvde.state.wv.us/arts-alive/">&nbsp;Alive</a></s Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:38:33 +0000 Chad Matlick 9739 at http://wvpublic.org Watch a Live Webcast of Arts Alive 2014 March Madness Public Media Style - Championship http://wvpublic.org/post/march-madness-public-media-style-championship <p>We've reached the Championship Round of our <a href="http://wvpublic.org/post/its-march-madnesspublic-media-style">March Madness...Public Media Style</a> Tournament!</p><p>Our final contestants?</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 18:57:08 +0000 Chad Matlick 9491 at http://wvpublic.org March Madness Public Media Style - Championship March Madness Public Media Style - Final Four http://wvpublic.org/post/march-madness-public-media-style-final-four <p>We're down to the final four contestants in our March Madness...Public Media Style Tournament.&nbsp;</p><p>It's a powerhouse group consisting of 2 local WV Public Broadcasting reporters, a PBS superstar and an NPR legend. We'll know you'll need some time to make your decisions, so voting will be open until Midnight on Sunday, March 29.</p><p></p><p>You can vote in the form below. If you don't see the form, <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XL6CCXG">follow this direct link to the cast your votes</a>.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:07:12 +0000 Chad Matlick 9311 at http://wvpublic.org March Madness Public Media Style - Final Four The Story of the Jews debuts Tuesday on WV PBS http://wvpublic.org/post/story-jews-debuts-tuesday-wv-pbs <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Written and presented by historian and critic Simon </span>Schama<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">, the five-hour documentary draws on </span>Schama’s<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;"> immense scholarship, his acute and original viewpoints, and his own family history in a series that is both deeply historical and </span>bracingly<sp Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:21:49 +0000 Chad Matlick 9159 at http://wvpublic.org The Story of the Jews debuts Tuesday on WV PBS March Madness Public Media Style - Pick your Final 4! http://wvpublic.org/post/march-madness-public-media-style-pick-your-final-4 <p>Our March Madness...Public Media Style tournament is down to 8 contestants. 3 of our local personalities have survived, but the opponents keep getting tougher. Can <a href="http://wvpublic.org/people/beth-vorhees">Beth Vorhees</a>, <a href="http://wvpublic.org/people/larry-groce">Larry Groce</a>, and <a href="http://wvpublic.org/people/cecelia-mason">Cecelia Mason </a>keep advancing?</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:38:36 +0000 Chad Matlick 9105 at http://wvpublic.org March Madness Public Media Style - Pick your Final 4! Sweet 16 Voting Live for March Madness...Public Media Style! http://wvpublic.org/post/sweet-16-voting-live-march-madnesspublic-media-style <p>There's only 16 contestants left, and the choices keep getting tougher.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">You can vote now in the third round of our&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wvpublic.org/post/its-march-madnesspublic-media-style" style="line-height: 1.5;">March Madness Public Media Style</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Tournament.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here are a few things we've learned so far:</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:51:22 +0000 Chad Matlick 8918 at http://wvpublic.org Sweet 16 Voting Live for March Madness...Public Media Style! The Story of the Jews National Essay Contest http://wvpublic.org/post/story-jews-national-essay-contest <div>Prize-winning author and Emmy Award winner Simon Schama is bringing 3000&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">years of Jewish history to life in a new five-part documentary series, <a href="http://wvpublic.org/programs/story-jews">The Story of&nbsp;</a></span><a href="http://wvpublic.org/programs/story-jews"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Jews with Simon </span>Schama</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, premiering Tuesdays March </span>25th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 8-10 p.m&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">(episodes 1 and 2) and April </span>1st<span style="line-he Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:55:06 +0000 Chad Matlick 8912 at http://wvpublic.org The Story of the Jews National Essay Contest Buzzer Beaters Ahead? - 2nd Round of Media Madness Ends Tonight http://wvpublic.org/post/buzzer-beaters-ahead-2nd-round-media-madness-ends-tonight <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Voting in&nbsp;2nd&nbsp;of <a href="http://wvpublic.org/post/its-march-madnesspublic-media-style">March Madness..Public Media Style</a> continues until Midnight on Wednesday. That's mean's there still time to make your vote count. There are plenty of close races in doubt; you can find the current standings at the bottom of the page. &nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:23:56 +0000 Chad Matlick 8863 at http://wvpublic.org Buzzer Beaters Ahead? - 2nd Round of Media Madness Ends Tonight What's Next For West Virginia? Share Your 6 Words http://wvpublic.org/post/whats-next-west-virginia-share-your-6-words <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How would you describe the future of West Virginia in six words? We want to know as part of our digital project, </span><a href="http://wvnextin6.tumblr.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">What's Next for West Virginia</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">?&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Here's your chance to join the conversation and offer six words that reflect what you feel is next for the state.&nbsp; </span></p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:40:34 +0000 Chad Matlick & Dave Mistich 8791 at http://wvpublic.org What's Next For West Virginia? Share Your 6 Words March Madness...Public Media Style: 2nd Round Voting is Live! http://wvpublic.org/post/march-madnesspublic-media-style-2nd-round-voting-live <p>We're down to 32 contestants left in <a href="http://wvpublic.org/post/its-march-madnesspublic-media-style">March Madness..Public Media Style.</a></p><p>The second round is chock full of compelling matchups and tough choices:</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:49:33 +0000 Chad Matlick 8729 at http://wvpublic.org March Madness...Public Media Style: 2nd Round Voting is Live! 1st Round Voting Ends Sunday for March Madness Public Media Style http://wvpublic.org/post/1st-round-voting-ends-sunday-march-madness-public-media-style <p>There's no timeouts left, but you still have a chance to make your vote count.</p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">1st round v</span>oting ends Sunday at midnight</strong> in our <a href="http://wvpublic.org/post/its-march-madnesspublic-media-style">March Madness tournament</a>.</p><p>Several contests have razor thin margins, including a PBS showndown where Miranda Hart (Call the Midwife) now lead Martin Clunes&nbsp;(Doc Martin) by just 3 votes. &nbsp;You can see all the current results below.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:53:36 +0000 Chad Matlick 8609 at http://wvpublic.org 1st Round Voting Ends Sunday for March Madness Public Media Style March Madness Public Media Style - 3 Updates That Might Surprise You http://wvpublic.org/post/march-madness-public-media-style-3-updates-might-surprise-you <p>Voting continues today in&nbsp;<a href="http://wvpublic.org/post/its-march-madnesspublic-media-style">March Madness...Public Media Style.</a></p><p>You can find the current results below, but first these shocking (or not) developments:</p><p><strong>1. Our Locals are doing great.</strong></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 17:20:37 +0000 Chad Matlick 8542 at http://wvpublic.org March Madness Public Media Style - 3 Updates That Might Surprise You It's March Madness..Public Media Style! http://wvpublic.org/post/its-march-madnesspublic-media-style <p>UPDATE 3/31: &nbsp;We're down to the<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Championship Round, and it's your votes that decide who advances and who goes home.</span></p><p>You can vote in the form below. If you don't see the form, <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SSKTT6J">follow this direct link to the cast your votes</a>.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:20:40 +0000 Chad Matlick 8240 at http://wvpublic.org It's March Madness..Public Media Style! Ireland's Wild River on Display http://wvpublic.org/post/irelands-wild-river-display <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, helvetica, lucinda, geneva, verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19.5px;">The Shannon is Ireland’s greatest geographical landmark and longest river. It is both a barrier and highway – a silver ribbon holding back the rugged landscapes of the west from the gentler plains to the east. </span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 13:37:16 +0000 Chad Matlick 8045 at http://wvpublic.org Ireland's Wild River on Display Last 'Do Not Use' Water Restrictions Lifted http://wvpublic.org/post/last-do-not-use-water-restrictions-lifted <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The “do not use” order has been lifted for the last customer area in West Virginia American Water’s Kanawha Valley district. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:30:16 +0000 Chad Matlick 5738 at http://wvpublic.org Last 'Do Not Use' Water Restrictions Lifted Chemical Spill Aftermath in The Legislature, Relief for Small Businesses, A New Book on Gandhi http://wvpublic.org/post/chemical-spill-aftermath-legislature-relief-small-businesses-new-book-gandhi <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>On this West Virginia Morning, the Senate and House look to keep business going in the aftermath of the chemical spill. The House tackles a bill that would help business owners in a water shortage. Also, a new book from a West Virginia University law professor, on Mahatma Gandhi.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:19:05 +0000 Chad Matlick 5701 at http://wvpublic.org Chemical Spill Aftermath in The Legislature, Relief for Small Businesses, A New Book on Gandhi