Culture

Eat White Dirt

November 18, 2016 - Posted in Reel South by Adam Forrester
Eat White Dirt

Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines the experiences, processes and explanations of people...

Soul City (Promo)

November 18, 2016 - Posted in Reel South
Soul City

Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol and Gini Richards Learn the story of a group of civil rights activists who attempted to build a multiracial utopia—Soul City—in the heart of North Carolina’s Klan country during the 1970s. Rich archival material, interviews with former and...

StoryCorps in Columbia, South Carolina

November 17, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
The StoryCorp Mobile Booth

StoryCorps is in Columbia, South Carolina to collect interviews with residents. StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. They acheive this by recording and...

SCETV and SC Public Radio Welcome StoryCorps to Columbia, SC

November 17, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
StoryCorps Airstream trailer

On Thursday, Nov. 18, StoryCorps , EdVenture and South Carolina Public Radio held a press conference to announce the beginning of StoryCorps' tenure in the Palmetto State. StoryCorps gives people the opportunity to record conversations with someone else—a loved one, a...

REEL SOUTH Season Two Preview

November 17, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Darius Rucker

REEL SOUTH, the public television series spotlighting documentary films steeped in Southern flavor, will return with an expanded season and a new host—platinum-selling, Grammy-winning recording artist Darius Rucker. The series, a coproduction of UNC-TV, South Carolina ETV...

Joseph P. Riley, Jr.

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Black and white photo of Joe Riley swearing in ceremony.

Joseph P. Riley, Jr. was born in 1943 in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended The Citadel and the University of South Carolina School of Law. Riley served six years in the South Carolina House of Representatives and was elected Mayor of Charleston in 1975. He served ten...

Johns Island Conservancy with Dolphin Conservation

November 11, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Johns Island Conservancy

Johns Island Conservancy in Charleston County strives to make sure everyone knows the right way to treat dolphins in order to keep it a safe environment for both the dolphins and people.

South Carolina Artist Creates Exhibit Inspired by Historic Events

November 9, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Artist Charles Williams in his exhibit at Winthrop University.

Charles Williams is an artist from Georgetown, South Carolina. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Advertising. Currently, he is attending the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, where he will...

"Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See," Explained by Charles Williams

November 4, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Cannon
Artist Charles Williams explaining his artwork.

Charles Williams is an artist from Georgetown, South Carolina. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and Advertising, and currently attends the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, where he will be...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2016

November 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Black America Since MLK

Dear Viewers and Listeners November has a bountiful harvest of programming you won’t want to miss! In time for Veterans Day, we are proud to offer another in our series South Carolinians in WWII : Return to Normandy. This special highlights the unique bond between the...

StoryCorps to Visit SC State Museum, EdVenture

October 31, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
StoryCorps participants, MobileBooth interior

StoryCorps, a renowned nonprofit organization that records and celebrates the stories of everyday Americans, is coming to Columbia to collect interviews with residents. Heard and seen weekly on SC Public Radio and SCETV, StoryCorps is bringing its MobileBooth—an Airstream...

Fashion and Breast Cancer Awareness Merge at Lexington Luncheon

October 27, 2016 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
woman modeling at Fashion for a Cure luncheon

Eight years ago, breast cancer first significantly touched the life of Candy Sansbury and her sister Cindy Chambers. “Our mother was diagnosed with breast cancer around the same time as one of our employees and one of our best friends,” Sansbury remembers. “We brainstormed...

Behind the Scenes with the Between the Waters Project Director

October 25, 2016 - Posted in Behind the Scenes by Tabitha Safdi
Between the Waters Homepage

Between the Waters is a production of South Carolina ETV and is funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities South Carolina. The first project about Hobcaw Barony, produced by SCETV, was a television documentary entitled The Baruchs of Hobcaw , which...

SCETV Producer Betsy Newman Honored

October 20, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Desiree Cheeks
Betsy Newman

Betsy Newman, an award-winning documentary and web content producer at SCETV, has been awarded the Governor’s Award in the Humanities today, presented by SC Humanities. The award recognizes outstanding achievments in humanities research, helping South Carolinian communities...

An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree

October 12, 2016 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Kaitlyn Cannon
Nathalie Dupree at "An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree"

Nathalie Dupree is an award-winning chef, a best-selling author, and a television show host. This past september, Nathalie Dupree hosted An Afternoon with Nathalie Dupree at The Museum of York County in Rock Hill, South Carolina. At this event, she taught both new and long-...

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