TV http://wvpublic.org en Doctors On Call to Answer Your Arthritis Questions http://wvpublic.org/post/doctors-call-answer-your-arthritis-questions <p>Can tomatoes affect your arthritis? What’s involved in getting a stress test? Should you try the latest fitness craze?</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">hose are some of the questions that will be answered by </span>WVU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Healthcare experts on an hour- long live special <strong>Doctors On Call</strong>, Thursday at 8 p.m. on West Virginia Public Television.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 19:37:04 +0000 Amy Johns 15023 at http://wvpublic.org Doctors On Call to Answer Your Arthritis Questions Live With Mule Deer, Go Inside Animal Minds on #pbsThinkday http://wvpublic.org/post/live-mule-deer-go-inside-animal-minds-pbsthinkday <p>Learn what it's like to live among wild mule deer, dig into the remarkable senses of dogs, sharks, and birds, and then uncover what we've inherited from our reptilian ancestors on Think Wednesday, April 16 beginning at 8 p.m. on West Virginia PBS!</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:05:17 +0000 Robin Mazza 10345 at http://wvpublic.org Live With Mule Deer, Go Inside Animal Minds on #pbsThinkday New Film From Ken Burns, "The Address" http://wvpublic.org/post/new-film-ken-burns-address <p><strong>The Address</strong>, a new film from award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, premieres April 15 at 9 p.m. on West Virginia PBS.&nbsp; The film tells the story of a tiny school in Putney, Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students are encouraged to memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its exploration of the Greenwood School, the film also unlocks the history, context and importance of President Lincoln’s most powerful address.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:28:07 +0000 Robin Mazza 10344 at http://wvpublic.org New Film From Ken Burns, "The Address" 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... 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 Righteous Remnant: Jewish Survival in Appalachia http://wvpublic.org/post/righteous-remnant-jewish-survival-appalachia <p><strong>Righteous Remnant: Jewish Survival in Appalachia</strong> is the West Virginia PBS documentary produced by West Virginia University School of Journalism Professor Maryanne Reed. The half-hour film, produced in 1997, examines the history and modern-day concerns of the small Jewish community in Beckley, W.Va. Click play below to watch the entire film.</p><p>http://video.wvpubcast.org/video/2365199620/</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:55:31 +0000 Suzanne Higgins 8974 at http://wvpublic.org Righteous Remnant: Jewish Survival in Appalachia 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 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! Celebrate Music and Dance With An Irish Twist on West Virginia PBS http://wvpublic.org/post/celebrate-music-and-dance-irish-twist-west-virginia-pbs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fans of Irish music and dance won't want to miss the special programs Wednesday, March 12 on West Virginia PBS!&nbsp;</span></p><p>Beginning at 8 p.m., the all-new <strong>Heartbeat of Home</strong> is a high-octane dance extravaganza that lovingly encompasses an array of multicultural influences, blending the thunder and drama of Irish dance with the sultriness and attitude of Latin American salsa and the glorious rhythms of Africa.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:16:26 +0000 Robin Mazza 8440 at http://wvpublic.org Celebrate Music and Dance With An Irish Twist on West Virginia PBS Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Treats Viewers to Four Set Lists http://wvpublic.org/post/guitarist-joe-bonamassa-treats-viewers-four-set-lists <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Watch Joe Bonamassa: Tour De Force - Live In London</strong></p><p><strong>Saturday, March 8 at 8:30 p.m. on WV PBS</strong></p><p>This documentary chronicles Joe Bonamassa's atmospheric rise from the intimate club environment of The Borderline, to the prestigious Royal Albert Hall. Each individual evening was marked by a unique theme with different set lists, arrangements and ensembles providing the viewer with four unique performances.</p><p>Watch a preview here:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42EZAJTabag#t=17</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:12:25 +0000 Shawn Patterson 7842 at http://wvpublic.org Guitarist Joe Bonamassa Treats Viewers to Four Set Lists 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 Steve Martin Jams with Edie Brickell http://wvpublic.org/post/steve-martin-jams-edie-brickell <div class="left"><p></p><p>Comedy legend Steve Martin is now in the fifth decade of a varied and accomplished career as a comic, actor, author and playwright. He is also a Grammy-winning, boundary-pushing bluegrass banjoist and songwriter.</p><p>This special program airs Saturday, March 1 at 10 pm in WV PBS in HD.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:38:00 +0000 Carole Carter 7828 at http://wvpublic.org Steve Martin Jams with Edie Brickell The Law Works - Safety of Our Water Supply http://wvpublic.org/post/law-works-safety-our-water-supply <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mzz7HlaD-1Y</p><p>One of the things we typically take for granted is that our water is safe. Safe to drink. Safe to give our children. But three hundred thousand West Virginians are no longer sure--and we all have questions. Dan Ringer talks about safe water in West Virginia on a special hour long The Law Works. Guests include Alan M. Ducatman, M.D., West Virginia University; Paul F. Ziemkiewicz, Ph.D., Director of the West Virginia Water Research Institute; and Professor Patrick C. McGinley, West Virginia University College of Law.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:39:41 +0000 Dan Ringer 7441 at http://wvpublic.org The Law Works - Safety of Our Water Supply