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Radio Reader: Where to listen


Radio Reader: Where to listen

First, check out Radio Reader's website to find out the current book being read and future books Dick Estell will read.

Below are the stations carrying Radio Reader, the live broadcast times and the webstream links.
Click on the webstream at the appropriate time to hear Radio Reader live. All times are listed as Eastern.

WFIU-FM Mon - Fri 11:30 am

HPPR (High Plains Public Radio) Mon - Fri 7:30 pm/Tues - Sat 1 am

KCHU-FM Mon - Fri 10:30 pm

KRCU-FM Mon - Fri 7:30 pm

KMST-FM Mon - Fri 7:30 pm

WKAR-AM Mon - Fri 8:30 am

WNMU-FM Mon - Fri 9 am/Mon - Fri 7:30 pm

KANW-FM Mon - Fri 10:30 am

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Weather and Emergency Resources


Important links
South Carolina Warnings and Advisories (National Weather Service)
Special Weather Statements (NWS)
South Carolina Weather maps and headlines (NWS/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
SC Emergency Preparedness Division
Road Conditions (SC Department of Transportation)

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Remembering Maestro David Stahl


David Stahl, Music Director and Conductor of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra for 27 years, died Sunday, November 24, after a valiant two-month battle with an aggressive form of lymphoma. His death follows that of his wife, Karen, who succumbed to breast cancer only a month ago after her own 14-year battle.

For nearly 27 years, Maestro Stahl played a catalytic role in a cultural and artistic renaissance in Charleston and established himself as one of the most influential and charismatic personalities in the South. He transformed the Charleston Symphony Orchestra into a great professional orchestra and leading cultural institution and received a national award for imaginative programming from the American Symphony Orchestra League. Maestro Stahl was also the Music Director and Chief Conductor of Munich’s Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz opera house, where he raised the rank of the orchestra to major status and was named Munich’s “man of the year.”

“For 27 years, Maestro David Stahl has served as the driving force for symphonic music in Charleston and has provided countless magical moments for audiences of every age in leading the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. We all have been firsthand witnesses to his enormous talent and his infectious enthusiasm. He will be sorely missed,” said Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr.

Stahl was extraordinarily proud of the transformation of the CSO from a metropolitan orchestra into a highly respected professional regional orchestra that not only provided performances of the highest quality to the Charleston community but also served as a launching pad for the careers of many of its musicians. Maestro Stahl was a great musical mentor and many former CSO musicians now occupy some of the most prestigious orchestra posts in their profession including the Concertmasters of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and the Cincinnati Symphony, as well as positions in the symphonies in Houston, Seattle, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Charlotte, Dallas, Cleveland, Boston, and others.

“David has been the guiding hand for the orchestra for so many seasons that it would be easy to take his many talents for granted. That would be a mistake – David’s talent was genuine, his love for the orchestra and the city was palpable, and his enthusiasm was contagious. We will miss his leadership and he will be very hard to replace,” said CSO President Ted Legasey. “The entire orchestra family extends its deepest sympathies to David’s children Sonya, Byron and Anna, and other Stahl family members.”

After Hurricane Hugo devastated the Lowcountry in 1989, the Maestro led the way in lifting the community’s spirit and helping to begin the healing process when the CSO presented a free concert at the foot of the US Custom House two weeks after the hurricane, in a performance that was telecast live statewide. Stahl’s positive energy was infectious – the crowd was mesmerized.

For his long-standing commitment to the Charleston community and the State of South Carolina, Maestro Stahl received numerous awards and honors including the Elizabeth Verner Award, the Order of the Palmetto, an Honorary Doctorate from the College of Charleston, and the Governor’s Palmetto Ambassador Award.

Ellen Dressler Moryl, Director of the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, a close colleague since his arrival in Charleston in 1983 and a frequent collaborator involving CSO appearances at Piccolo Spoleto beginning in 1995, praised his energy and musical vision. “David was an eternal optimist. He always emphasized the positive and he had a special ability to buoy the spirits of anyone facing an artistic challenge. This is a major loss to South Carolina’s arts community. We will all miss him terribly.”

The son of German Jewish refugees, David Stahl was born and educated in New York City, and made his Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 23 with the Youth Symphony Orchestra of New York. He then was invited by Seiji Ozawa to become one of the select conducting fellows at Tanglewood where he first worked with the man who would become his mentor and colleague, Leonard Bernstein.

The next year, Mr. Bernstein invited the 26-year-old to be Assistant Conductor of the New York Philharmonic and a few years later asked him to take over the music directorship of West Side Story on Broadway and for its European tour. After serving as Assistant Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony for four seasons under Thomas Schippers, Mr. Bernstein again called on David Stahl to assist him when he made his legendary recording of West Side Story.

David Stahl and his wife, Karen, leave behind two children, Anna, 16, and Byron, 20. Also surviving David Stahl is Sonya, 29, a daughter from a previous marriage; his brother Dr. Robert Stahl; and his 90-year old father, Frank.

A memorial service for Maestro Stahl and his wife will be held Saturday, November 13, 2010, at 11 am in the Historic Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church Street, Charleston, SC.

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ETV Radio’s Walter Edgar’s Journal Celebrates 10 Years!


Best of WEJ podcasts
Weekly podcasts

ETV Radio is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Walter Edgar’s Journal. Hosted by noted South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar , the year-long celebration includes well-wishes from popular National Public Radio (NPR) personalities, including Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me; announcer Carl Kassel; All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel and Michelle Norris; and Weekend Edition’s Liane Hansen

Friday, Nov. 5, writer and journalist Carolyn Click will be the guest anchor, chatting with the genial interviewer about his years at the helm of the distinguished program, and featuring clips of memorable moments from the show’s past with guests that include:

• Hon. Matthew Perry, Senior U.S. District Judge
• Josephine McNair, former First Lady of South Carolina
• Matt and Ted Lee, food writers and cookbook authors
• Authors Ron Rash and Dorothea Benton Frank

Each month, in addition to the weekly podcasts, ETV Radio will post a classic podcast from the last decade. Visit walteredgarsjournal.etvradio.org for our regular, weekly podcasts, and special podcasts of some of our favorite programs from the last ten decades, posted on the first Friday of each month.
Since its debut in November 2000, the Journal has evolved into a treasured, illuminative program about all things Southern. Over the years, the hour-long show has featured interviews with prominent Southern writers, former Governors, barbeque aficionados, journalists, entrepreneurs, artists, community activists, and every-day folk.

Walter Edgar’s Journal can be heard on all eight ETV Radio stations each Friday at noon. An encore presentation airs each Sunday at 8 p.m. on ETV Radio’s NPR News stations. Listen to the best of Walter Edgar's Journal from the past 10 years.

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Letter to Listeners from NPR’s Dana Davis Rehm


Dear NPR Listener:

Late Wednesday evening we gave Juan Williams notice that we've terminated his contract as a Senior News Analyst for NPR News. We didn't make this decision lightly or without regret. Juan has been a valuable contributor to NPR and public radio for many years.

However, his remarks on The O'Reilly Factor this past Monday violated our ethics guidelines. Unfortunately, this has occurred several times in other media. Our decision to end our contractual relationship with Juan has come after repeated conversations and warnings about some of his public comments. This was a difficult, but principled decision.

We've been contacted by listeners who have passionately agreed with our decision, as well as those who have disagreed with it, with equal conviction. We hear you both and respect your perspectives. At the same time, we believe that the public is better served by NPR holding firm to the values and standards that have guided us for many years.

As some listeners have also asked for more details about our funding, you can find a detailed overview of our funding on our website in our "About" section: http://www.npr.org/about/aboutnpr/. Of note, and as is explained in that site, NPR, Inc. has received no direct operating support from the federal government since 1983.

I recognize that this decision has sparked a strong debate in the blogosphere and elsewhere, and that you have a firm position on the matter. While we stand by our policy, we also regret that we were compelled to take the actions that we did.

Sincerely,

Dana Davis Rehm
Senior Vice President, Marketing, Communications, and External Relations

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ETV Radio Holiday Specials


Your ETV Radio Classical/NPR News Station offers a rich selection of festive programs for the entire family. From Jonathan Winters’ A Christmas Carol and Choirs and Carols: An NPR Christmas to the Piano Jazz Christmas Special and Christmas with Morehouse and Spellman Glee Clubs, festive performances fill the air with holiday spirit.

Christmas Around the Country includes holiday music from churches, concert halls, auditoriums, and town halls from coast to coast.
Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 24 at 9 p.m.

Carolina Christmas - Country artist Kathy Mattea hosts this joyous celebration of Appalachian folk traditions and other styles native to the Carolinas.
Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 26 at 3 p.m. (after the Met Opera--start time may vary--only classical stations only.)

Jonathan Winters’ A Christmas Carol features comedian Jonathan Winters as he presents a distinctive reading of Dickens’ holiday classic.
Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.

Choirs and Carols: An NPR Christmas- NPR’s World of Opera host Lisa Simeone spotlights musicians from around the world, including Trio Medieval, Riga Dom Boys Choir, Pittsburgh Brass, and Trio Voronezh.
Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 9 p.m.

A Paul Winter Solstice Concertis a dynamic musical celebration held in New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine, featuring gospel singer Theresa Thomason.
Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 8 p.m.

Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs is a joyful celebration of the schools’ tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols.
Thursday, Dec. 17 at 9 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m.

Piano Jazz Christmas Special – This ETV Radio production features legendary jazz pianist Marian McPartland and her guests from seasons past share their favorite memories and perform Christmas classics and original holiday tunes.
Saturday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m.

Carolina Concerts spotlights Handel’s Messiah as performed by the Greenville Chorale and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra.
Monday, Dec. 21 at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 7 p.m.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols– Michael Barone, host of American Public Media’s Pipedreams, presents this live special from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England. Biblical readings and music are performed by the 30-voice King’s College Choir.
Thursday, Dec. 24 at 10 a.m.

Season's Greetings from Thistle and the Shamrock presenting lively Celtic music.
Sunday, Dec. 27 at 6 p.m.

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ETV Radio Holiday Specials


Carolina Concerts: Christmas Across the Palmetto State presents seasonal songs from a variety of South Carolina groups.
Monday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 7 p.m.


Christmas Around the Country includes holiday music from churches, concert halls, auditoriums, and town halls from coast to coast.
Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 24 at 9 p.m.


Carolina Christmas - Country artist Kathy Mattea hosts this joyous celebration of Appalachian folk traditions and other styles native to the Carolinas.
Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.


Jonathan Winters’ A Christmas Carol features comedian Jonathan Winters as he presents a distinctive reading of Dickens’ holiday classic.
Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.

Choirs and Carols: An NPR Christmas - NPR’s World of Opera host Lisa Simeone spotlights musicians from around the world, including Trio Medieval, Riga Dom Boys Choir, Pittsburgh Brass, and Trio Voronezh.
Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 9 p.m.


A Paul Winter Solstice Concert is a dynamic musical celebration held in New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine, featuring gospel singer Theresa Thomason.
Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 8 p.m.


Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs is a joyful celebration of the schools’ tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols.
Thursday, Dec. 17 at 9 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m.


Piano Jazz Christmas Special – This ETV Radio production features legendary jazz pianist Marian McPartland and her guests from seasons past share their favorite memories and perform Christmas classics and original holiday tunes.
Saturday, Dec. 19 at 8 p.m.

Carolina Concerts spotlights Handel’s Messiah as performed by the Greenville Chorale and the Greenville Symphony Orchestra.
Monday, Dec. 21 at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 23 at 7 p.m.


A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols – Michael Barone, host of American Public Media’s Pipedreams, presents this live special from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England. Biblical readings and music are performed by the 30-voice King’s College Choir.
Thursday, Dec. 24 at 10 a.m.

Season’s Greetings from Thistle and the Shamrock presenting lively Celtic music.
Sunday, Dec. 27 at 6 p.m.

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Media Kit: Spoleto Chamber Music


Spoleto Chamber Music with Miles Hoffman

Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA

ETV Radio’s nationally broadcast series, Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA, begins a new season July 1, 2014.

For over 30 years, the program has showcased world-class musicians from the Spoleto Festival USA. Hosted by Miles Hoffman, the upcoming season will feature performances recorded live from the historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, S.C., during the 2012 Spoleto Festival USA.

Vibrant young musicians featured on the series include cellist Alisa Weilerstein and pianist Inon Barnatan, paired with veteran performers such as flutist Tara Helen O’Connor, clarinetist Todd Palmer, and the members of the St. Lawrence String Quartet. The series includes celebrated master works from J.S. Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, and Debussy, as well as 21st century music from composers Osvaldo Golijov and Hooshyar Khayam.

There will be a total of thirteen 59 minute concerts included in the new season, which can be heard locally in South Carolina on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. on ETV Radio’s classical service.

ETV Radio’s classical stations include:
  • WSCI-FM 89.3 Charleston
  • WEPR-FM 90.1 Greenville
  • WLTR-FM 91.3 Columbia

ETV Radio can also be streamed over the Internet by going to www.etvradio.org.

Distributor: SCETV Radio
Category: Music
Genre(s): Classical
Audio Type: Stereo
Length: 00:59:00
Feed Date: Tuesdays
Frequency: Once a Week
Contact: Cathy Bradberry; ph. 803.737.1807; bradberry@scetv.org
Web Link: www.scetv.org/spoletochambermusic

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A Chef’s Life - 2014 Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: South Carolina ETV & ETV Radio                                                                    
Fran Johnson
(803) 737-6556
fjohnson@scetv.org                                                   

PEABODY AWARD-WINNING SERIES A CHEF’S LIFE RETURNS THIS OCTOBER WITH A SECOND SEASON

September 29, 2014…The popular PBS series A CHEF’S LIFE, produced by Markay Media and distributed nationally by South Carolina ETV, returns with a highly-anticipated second season on Thursday, October 9 at 9:00 p.m. on ETV.

In the upcoming second season, A Chef's Life takes Chef Vivian Howard out of her restaurant's kitchen and on the road with a new roster of Southern ingredients. From blueberries to beets to butterbeans, Vivian explores Southern cuisine with a chef’s modern sensibilities. As they introduce viewers to the farmers and cooks of the American South, Vivian and Ben also celebrate their twins’ third birthday and open a second restaurant.

This December, A Chef's Life will also bring viewers a special holiday treat. Vivian will create modern interpretations of family food traditions, including fudge, peanut brittle, and old-fashioned caramels, in a one-hour holiday special airing on ETV.

More than a cooking show, A Chef's Life is a half-hour character-driven documentary series that takes viewers inside the life and kitchen of Chef Vivian Howard. Vivian originally made a name for herself in the competitive Manhattan restaurant world and with her own gourmet delivery service. As she and her husband Ben Knight considered job offers and contemplated their next step, her parents made an offer to help them build their own restaurant – with one catch. They had to open it back home in Eastern North Carolina, where Vivian swore she would never return. With that, the famed restaurant Chef and the Farmer was born, and Kinston, N.C. has never been the same.

Instantly beloved by viewers across the country when it premiered in 2013, the series’ first season was recognized as a James Beard Award finalist and honored with a prestigious Peabody Award.

ETV Executive Producer of Content Amy Shumaker is thrilled with both the quality of the series and the positive recognition it has received nationwide. 

"A Chef's Life is winning prestigious awards and getting prime carriage in major markets. We knew the show was something special from the beginning, and couldn't be happier with how well it has done," said Shumaker.

A Chef's Life is produced by Markay Media in association with SCETV Presents. The series is directed and produced by Cynthia Hill with Rex Miller as co-producer and cinematographer. Derek Britt is the Executive Producer, and the series is edited by Tom Vickers. The opening title song, “Will You Return,” is written and performed by the Avett Brothers. Amy Shumaker is Executive-in-Charge for SCETV Presents.

South Carolina ETV is the state's public educational broadcasting network with 11 television transmitters, eight radio frequencies and a multi-media educational system in more than 2,500 schools, colleges, businesses and government agencies. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning.

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Song Travels with Michael Feinstein - Fall 2014


September 30
Herb Alpert
Herb Alpert is a world renowned musician, composer, producer, and co-founder of A&M Records, the largest independent record label in history. He rose to fame with the Tijuana Brass and is the only artist to have a number one record both as a singer and an instrumentalist. He and his wife, vocalist Lani Hall, join Michael Feinstein to talk about their remarkable careers. Alpert joins Feinstein for an instrumental duet, and Lani Hall performs “That Old Black Magic.”

October 7
Elaine Stritch
Three-time Emmy Award winner Elaine Stritch (February 2, 1925 – July 17, 2014) became a star on Broadway before going on to play acclaimed film and TV roles, including Colleen on the hit sitcom 30 Rock. After a career spanning almost 70 years, Stritch retired to Michigan. She passed away at age 89. In one of her final interviews before her retirement, Elaine joined host Michael Feinstein for a candid talk about her life on the stage and off, along with some delightful musical highlights.

October 14
Charenee Wade
Jazz vocalist Charenee Wade began singing at age twelve and learned from jazz luminaries such as Carmen Lundy and Christian McBride. Her clear voice and high level of technique landed her first runner-up in the 2010 Thelonious Monk competition, and she followed this success with her debut album, Love Walked In. On this Song Travels, Wade performs jazz classics, including “I Didn’t Know What Time it Was” and “Blue Monk.”

October 21
Rob Schwimmer
Composer/pianist Rob Schwimmer has worked with top artists such as Simon & Garfunkel, Stevie Wonder, and Bette Midler. He has also penned scores for Oscar-winning short films and is a master of the theremin (known for the spooky music heard in classic horror films). He joins host Feinstein to talk about the endurance of standards and to perform a few of his own compositions.

October 28
Leftover Cuties
Los Angeles noir-pop quartet the Leftover Cuties have a sound that is both retro and refreshing. Featured as one of Paste Magazine’s “Best of What’s Next,” their sophomore album, The Spark and the Fire, is earning the group praise and new fans. On this Song Travels host Feinstein talks with Shirli McAllen, the group’s lead vocalist and ukulele player, and the quartet plays a set of originals from their latest release.

November 4
Chris Young
Chris Young was the 2006 winner of the TV series Nashville Star and is earning a spot among today’s top country voices. In 2010, he was nominated for Grammy for Best Male Country Vocal Performance. With guitarist Kevin Collier, Young brings his rich voice to a set of original songs and old favorites, including “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.”

November 11
Eric Benét
Singer, songwriter, and actor Eric Benét charges his old school soul songwriting with healthy doses of modern funk and hip-hop. His winning formula has been recognized with multiple Grammy and Image Award nominations. Benét joins Feinstein for a set of originals along with classics by Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, and David Foster.

November 18
Carsie Blanton
Vocalist and songwriter Carsie Blanton taught herself to play guitar by listening to the music of Ani DiFranco and Joan Osborne as a teen, and her musical curiosity has continued throughout her life. Her smoky vocals recall Nina Simone and Billie Holiday, and her wit as a songwriter has been compared to Cole Porter. On this Song Travels, Blanton performs her original song “Smoke Alarm,” and Feinstein joins in for “Sweet Lorraine.”

November 25
Sheldon Harnick
Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick has been a pillar of Broadway for more than fifty years. His hit musicals include Fiorello!, Fidler on the Roof, and The Phantom Tollbooth. On this Song Travels, Harnick takes listeners on a musical journey through his career’s stories and songs.

December 2
Ann Hampton Callaway
Tony-nominated actress, vocalist, and songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway has sung with top orchestras and big bands the world over. As a songwriter, she penned tunes for Barbara Streisand and wrote and sang the theme to the hit sitcom The Nanny. This week she performs a set of standards, including “Our Love is Here to Stay.”

December 9
Anthony Strong
British jazz vocalist and pianist Anthony Strong built a reputation as a session pianist, supporting stars like B.B. King. His EP release Delovely reached number one on the UK charts, and he has continued his rise with his latest album of classic jazz songs and originals, Stepping Out. On this Song Travels, Strong brings his fresh take on the Great American Songbook with performances of old favorites along with a few modern standards.

December 16
Renée Fleming
Grammy-winning opera star and actress Renée Fleming has performed some of the greatest operatic roles ever written at the world’s leading concert halls. Her awards include a Fulbright Lifetime Achievement medal and the National Medal of Arts. This week she shares a few of her favorite selections, including songs by Franz Schubert, George Gershwin, and Leonard Cohen.

December 23
Gregory Porter
Jazz vocalist Gregory Porter had a breakout year in 2012. His album Be Good topped many “Best of” lists and was named iTunes Jazz Album of the Year. In 2014, Porter won a Grammy Award for his third album, Liquid Spirit, and NPR Music has called him “the next great male jazz singer.” On this Song Travels, Porter performs his original “Water,” and recalls Nat King Cole with “Nature Boy.”

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Classical Unknown


Classical Unknown

Thursdays at 9:00 p.m. on ETV Radio’s Classical Stations.

Classical Unknown is an hour long program that highlights lesser known composers and pieces. Selections come from all periods of history, and cover a wide range of genres. It is hosted by Eva Bennett, a junior Music Entrepreneurship major at the University of South Carolina. If you have any feedback or would like to request a piece to be played on Classical Unknown, feel free to contact Eva at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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Expeditions National Season 200s


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#201 Belize – The Mayan Forest
Diverse forest is home to Ocellated Turkeys, spider monkeys, Yucatán black howlers, and more.

There are very few places more inhospitable than a hot, humid tropical forest, but such forests are also incredibly intriguing. The Mayan Forest is home to Ocellated Turkeys, spider monkeys, Yucatán black howlers, and a range of tropical birds, plus has a history unlike any other.

#202  Belize, a Land of Resilience
Patrick visits a small country that retains 75% of its forest.

Belize is the smallest country in Central America, both in size and population. It has been impacted by man for thousands of years, yet still harbors incredible diversity and has retained 75% of its forest. Twelve thousand years ago, three million people inhabited Belize; today, that number is closer to 300,000. Throughout the years, the country's wildlife has managed to survive and many of the species have a seldom noticed a connection to man. Join Patrick as he explores Central America’s last best chance, Belize, a land of resilience.

#203 Cape Romain – Threatened by Change
Stopover for many animals is threatened by change

Cape Romain is a destination for millions of visiting animals. Dolphins, sea turtles, seabirds, shorebirds, even piping plovers, curlew, and red knots use this place. Most stay for part of the year and then move on to other lands, but without this place of refuge they may not survive. Patrick explores Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, a safe harbor for visitors and a land that is increasingly threatened by change.

#204 The Quest for the Ivory-bill
Patrick seeks out a bird many believe to be extinct

The Ivorybill Woodpecker is a legend in the southern swamps, but for years it was thought to be only that – a legend. Recently, a small glimmer of hope has emerged to suggest that the largest woodpecker in North America might still haunt the floodplain forests of the South. Join Patrick as he explores the wild bottomland forests in a quest to find evidence of the “Lord God Bird,” the Ivorybill.

#205 Bison – Return of a True American
Great Plains' grazing inhabitants makes a comeback.

Cattle and cowboys, a quintessential part of the American West, depended on the plethora of grass provided by the Great Plains. Grazing has been an integral part of the Great Plains for eons, and the ecology originally developed around a native grazer – the bison. Join Patrick as he seeks to find out if there is still a place for a true American on the plains.

#206 The Prairie Dog Wars
Species' survival doesn't correspond with traditional thinking

Patrick visits a ranch in western Kansas where a landowner is fighting to keep his prairie dogs, without which black-footed ferrets, burrowing owls, ferruginous hawks, mountain plovers and swift foxes might soon disappear. There is a silent war brewing on the Great Plains where tradition and politics are pitted against the survival of the prairie.

#207 Grandfather Mountain, Island in the Sky
Prominent landmark serves as ecological isle. 

The lofty peaks of the Blue Ridge rise like islands in the sky. They provide distinctive habitats that act as ecological isles generating diversity and preserving fragments of the past. No peak has a more prominent position or poignant story than Grandfather Mountain. Join Patrick as he takes a unique look at a very familiar place.

#208 The ACE Basin, a Coastal Treasure
Seaside habitats and wetlands of the largest protected area on Atlantic coast

During a time when development reigns supreme in the Southeast, few places still exist where wild areas are conserved intact. With over 350,000 acres of protected land, the ACE Basin of South Carolina offers one of the best and largest pieces of protected land on the Atlantic coast. A management plan involving government agencies, private organizations and landowners has resulted in this huge protected area. Join Patrick as he explores the seaside habitats and wetlands of the magnificent ACE Basin.

#209 The ACE Basin, a Conservation Miracle
Patrick visits distinctive coastal ecosystems in South Carolina

When large pieces of land are conserved, the result is often a congregation of some of the rarest species of wildlife and the ACE Basin is no exception. Large, intact sections of protected habitat bring common and seldom-seen organisms alike. Long-distance migrants, beautiful songbirds, even the ubiquitous and often less-revered creatures all need this habitat to survive. Join Patrick as he continues to explore the beautiful coastal ecosystems of the ACE Basin.

#210  The Florida Scrub – Islands in Time
Rare and endangered habitat contains extraordinary plants and animals

Patrick explores the Florida Scrub, one of the most rare and endangered habitats in North America. A place that is filled with bizarre plants and animals found nowhere else, some of which look as though they come straight from science fiction. The pressures of man have all but erased this precious habitat but hope remains for the Florida Scrub.

# 211 Can We Save the Florida Scrub?
Science and human willpower attempt to preserve a rare habitat.

One of the most singular and fascinating places on the planet is also one of the most endangered. Legless lizards that swim through the sand, giant Indigo Snakes,  burrowing tortoises and brilliant jays all depend on this fragments of scrub that remain. Join Patrick as he looks at whether a collaboration of science and will can save the scrub.

#212 The Hidden Side of Table Rock
Recognizable landmark contains surprising secrets

Table Rock is one of the most recognizable and visited landmarks in the southern Blue Ridge. The rugged cliffs here would seemingly expose the nature of this place, but those willing to venture a little farther afield on trails less travelled will find that there is more here than meets the eye. Join Patrick as he traverses rock outcrops in search of 10,000 year old Native American petroglyphs, explores one of the world’s most remarkable wetlands, and discovers the surprising life hidden in the recesses of the mountain’s craggy rock.

#213 Hummingbirds – Life in Fast-forward
Tiny birds lead big lives

Few creatures capture our attention and admiration more than hummingbirds. These miniature jeweled treasures move at mind-boggling speeds but also have the power to shape and change our world. Join Patrick as he explores the lives and biology of these creatures using high-tech technologies to uncover the secret lives of the little birds that live life in fast-forward.

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Spoleto Festival USA, Bank of America Chamber Music Concerts


Fresh from the stage of Charleston's Dock Street Theatre, the 2014 Spoleto USA Bank of America Chamber Music Series features vibrant young stars paired with veteran performers. Programs air Monday through Friday: May 30 through June 6 at 10:00 a.m., and June 9 through 13 at 9:00 a.m., on ETV Radio's Classical Stations.

Program Listings

Program01
10:00 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2014

Concerto for Oboe in E Minor, TWV 51:e1 Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)

James Austin Smith, oboe; Geoff Nuttall and Livia Sohn, violins; Gabriela Díaz, viola; David Ying, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

“ Nouvelle fantaisie sur Faust,” op. 13 Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908)

Livia Sohn, violin; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, “The Trout” Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Inon Barnatan, piano; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Gabriela Díaz, viola; David Ying, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass

Program 02
10:00 a.m. Monday, June 02, 2014

Neue Wiener Ländler, op. 1 Joseph Lanner (1801-43)

Geoff Nuttall and Livia Sohn, violins; Gabriela Díaz, viola; Anthony Manzo, double bass

Sonata op. 3, no. 2 Giovanni Antonio Pandolfi ( fl 1660-69)

Mark Fewer, violin; David Ying, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)

Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Gabriela Díaz, viola; David Ying, cello

Program 03
10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Sonata in G Major, H. XVI: 40 Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Pedja Muzijevic, piano

“ Hammer and Bow” Michael Colgrass ( b 1932)

Mark Fewer, violin; Aiyun Huang, percussion

“ Hommage à Tristan” György Kurtág ( b 1926)

James Austin Smith, English horn; Todd Palmer, bass clarinet

Piano Trio in D Minor, op. 49, no. 1 Felix Mendelssohn(1809-47)

Inon Barnatan, piano; Livia Sohn, violin; David Ying, cello

Program 04
10:00 a.m. June 04, 2014

Violin Concerto in B-flat Major Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-36)

Livia Sohn, violin; Geoff Nuttall, Mark Fewer, Daniel Phillips, Gabriela Díaz, violins; Masumi Rostad, viola; David Ying, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

"Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte" Wilhelm Stenhammar (1871-1927)

"Memories: a. Very Pleasant, b. Rather Sad" Charles Ives (1874-1954)

"Den enda stunden" Ture Rangström (1884-1947)

"Funeral Blues" Benjamin Britten (1913-76)

Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

String Quartet in C Major, op. 20, no. 2 Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Geoff Nuttall and Daniel Phillips, violins; Masumi Rostad, viola; David Ying, cello

“ Techno-parade” Guillaume Connesson ( b 1970)

Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Inon Barnatan, piano

Program 05
10:00 a.m. June 05, 2014

“ Caprice sur des aires danois et russes”, op. 79 Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Inon Barnatan, piano

“ Priva son d'ogni conforto” George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)
“Deh, piangete, o mesti lumi” from Giulio Cesare

Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano; Geoff Nuttall, Mark Fewer, Gabriela Díaz, Daniel Phillips, violins; Masumi Rostad, viola; David Ying, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Viola Quintet in B-flat Major, op. 87 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47)

Daniel Phillips and Mark Fewer, violins; Masumi Rostad and Gabriela Díaz, violas; David Ying, cello

Program 06
10:00 a.m. June 06, 2014

Serenade no. 3 for Oboe, Clarinet, 4 Violins and Cello, H. 218 Bohuslav Martinů (1890-1959)

James Austin Smith, oboe; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Gabriela Díaz, Mark Fewer, Livia Sohn, Geoff Nuttall, violins;  David Ying, cello

Two Songs, op. 91 Johannes Brahms (1833-97)

Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano; Masumi Rostad, viola;  Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Harmonia artificiosa-ariosa: Partita no. 3 Henrich Ignaz Franz von Biber (1644-1704)

Mark Fewer and Livia Sohn,violins; Pedja Muzijevic, harpsichord

Piano Quintet in C Minor Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

Inon Barnatan, piano; Geoff Nuttall, violin; Masumi Rostad, viola;  David Ying, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass

Program 07
9:00 a.m. June 09, 2014

Kegelstatt Trio, K. 498 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)

Todd Palmer, clarinet; Masumi Rostad, viola; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

“ Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale)” George Crumb ( b 1929)

Tara Helen O'Connor, flute;Chris Costanza, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

“ Il tramonto” Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936)

Charlotte Hellekant, mezzo-soprano; St. Lawrence String Quartet

Program 08
9:00 a.m. June 10, 2014

String Quartet in E Minor Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

St. Lawrence String Quartet

Ein Stelldichein Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)

James Austin Smith, oboe; Todd Palmer, clarinet; Gabriela Díaz, violin; Andres Díaz, cello; Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Piano Quartet in C Minor, op. 60, no. 3 Johannes Brahms (1833-97)

Stephen Prutsman, piano; Livia Sohn, violin; Gabriela Díaz, viola; Andrés Díaz, cello

Program 09
9:00 a.m. June 11, 2014

Quintetto in D Major Franz Xaver Süssmayr (1766-1803)

Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe;  Livia Sohn, violin; Gabriela Díaz, viola; Andrés Díaz, cello

“ Elégie,” op. 24 Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Andrés Díaz, cello; Stephen Prutsman, piano

Color Preludes for Piano Quintet (World premiere) Stephen Prutsman ( b 1960)

Stephen Prutsman, piano; St. Lawrence String Quartet

Program 10
9:00 a.m. June 12, 2014

Symphony no. 102 in B-flat Major Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809), arr. Salomon

Pedja Muzijevic, piano; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute;  St. Lawrence String Quartet

Jazz Set Stephen Prutsman, piano

Duo for Violin and Cello, op. 7 Zoltán Kodály (1882-1967)

Gabriela Díaz, violin; Andrés Díaz, cello

Program 11
9:00 a.m. June 13, 2014

Sextet from Capriccio, op. 85 Richard Strauss (1864-1949)

St. Lawrence String Quartet; Gabriela Díaz, viola;  Andrés Díaz, cello

“ Introduction, Theme and Variations” for Clarinet and Orchestra G. Rossini (1792-1868), arr. Palmer

Todd Palmer, clarinet; Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; James Austin Smith, oboe; Livia Sohn and Daniel Phillips, violins;  Gabriela Díaz, viola; Andrés Díaz, cello; St. Lawrence String Quartet

“ Scherzo” from A Midsummer Night's DreamFelix Mendelssohn (1809-47)

Stephen Prutsman and Pedja Muzijevic, piano

Clarinet Quintet in A Major, K. 581 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)

Todd Palmer, clarinet; St. Lawrence String Quartet

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The complete 2014 Spoleto USA Chamber Music Concerts


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Song Travels with Michael Feinstein - Summer 2014


GungorJuly 1
Gungor

Michael and Lisa Gungor started the musical collective known as Gungor, which has been compared to Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, and Sufjan Stevens. Their first two albums were Grammy-nominated, and their songwriting continues to break ground and defy categorization. On this week’s Song Travels, Gungor demonstrate their innovative sound with a performance of their song “I Am Mountain.”

Suzy BoggussJuly 8
Suzy Bogguss

Grammy-winning vocalist Suzy Bogguss topped the country charts through the late eighties and nineties with hits like “Hey Cinderella” and “Cross My Broken Heart.” She went on to start her own label and widened her range to include pop and jazz. This week, Bogguss pays homage to the great Merle Haggard with selections from her 2014 album, Lucky, including “I Always Get Lucky with You.”

Catherine  RussellJuly 15
Catherine Russell

As a young girl, vocalist Catherine Russell bounced on the knee of Louis Armstrong. She started her career as an ace backup singer for stars including Paul Simon, David Bowie, and Steely Dan. Today she’s a leading interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Russell and Feinstein perform jazz standards with a hint of the blues, including “I Cover the Waterfront” and Duke Ellington’s “Mood Indigo.”

Nick WaterhouseJuly 22
Nick Waterhouse

Vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Nick Waterhouse has been called “the young man who makes old R&B” (LA Weekly). His first single, “Some Place,” was recorded in an all-analog studio and released on vinyl. Although his records recall the sound of the 1950s, his style is all his own. On this Song Travels, Waterhouse shares his love of raw, live rock-n-roll with performances of his own songs “Sleeping Pills” and “Hands on the Clock.”

Sam FriendJuly 29
Sam Friend

Banjoist and bandleader Sam Friend and his band the New Orleans Swamp Donkeys play jazz, blues, and originals, drawing on the sound of grassroots jazz combos from a century ago. The Wall Street Journal has called the group “one of the zingiest of the new hot jazz bands out of the Crescent City.”  This week Friend shares his love of traditional “jass” with a rendition of “Sweet Lorraine” on six-string banjo.

Danny Kaye August 5
Dena Kaye

Dena Kaye is the only daughter of entertainer Danny Kaye—a man of boundless roles including singer, actor, comedian, and humanitarian. This week Dena Kaye looks back on her late father’s career as well as the role he played in her life—her father.

August 12
Curtis Stigers

Saxophonist, vocalist, and songwriter Curtis Stigers wrote the Emmy-nominated theme song for the TV show Sons of Anarchy. Throughout his career he’s straddled genres, and he’s gained critical acclaim for his reinventions of jazz and modern standards. On this Song Travels, Stigers joins host Michael Feinstein to discuss his journey to become a songwriter and offers his interpretation of a Rodgers and Hart song, “You Are Too Beautiful.”

Kate DavisAugust 19
Kate Davis

Vocalist, bassist, and songwriter Kate Davis was recognized as a National Young Arts Silver Winner and twice invited to the Brubeck Summer Jazz Colony. Hailed as a “talent not to be missed” by The Herald Tribune, she’s performed at such prestigious venues as The Kennedy Center and Rockwood Music Hall. On this Song Travels, Davis performs her original songs “Movie” and “Every Good Girl is a Unicorn.”

Miloš KaradaglićAugust 26
Miloš Karadaglić

Classical guitarist Miloš Karadaglić began performing as his country, the former Yugoslavia, was being torn apart by war. He entered the Royal Academy of Music in London, and his hard work paid off with a highly acclaimed 2012 solo concert at Royal Albert Hall. Karadaglić brings his love of Latin music to Song Travels with pieces by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos and Argentine tango master Astor Piazolla.

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Roots Musik Karamu


Roots Musik Karamu ("karamu" is the Kiswahili word for "feast) centers on reggae music, but, also brings you the sounds of calypso, soca, blues, jazz, gospel, Juju, and other Afro-centered musical genres.

In addition to the music, host Osei Chandler offers Roots Rap (interviews with artists and other special guests) and RMK Community Bulletin Board. In the African Herbsman segment, herbalist Thom Williams explores the worlds of traditional and medicinal herb use.

Roots Musik Karamu is produced at ARP Studio in Charleston.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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The Bluegrass Sound


The Bluegrass Sound

The Bluegrass Sound started in July 1983 on ETV Radio. The series features a mix of both traditional and contemporary bluegrass music, some occasional old time mountain music, interviews with well-known bluegrass performers, and on-site, live recorded bluegrass concerts.

The show's creator, Clarence Dreher, has been Producer since the first show. Hosts over the years have included Patti Just and Dr. Gary Stanton. Dr. Larry Klein has been Associate Producer and host of The Bluegrass Sound since 1989.

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Guitars, Cadillacs, and Hillbilly Music


Guitars, Cadillacs, and Hillbilly Music

Guitars, Cadillacs, and Hillbilly Music is co-hosted by Johnny Dark (Robbie Grice) and Professor Hular Scheerhorn (Larry Klein). Bringing together many years of playing, listening to and collecting American music, the pair spotlights Americana music with a tilt towards country, rockabilly, gospel, Western swing, folk and bluegrass genres. The show is dedicated to an exploration of the ties and common origins of American popular music and features a vast library of hard to find or rarely heard music.

Robbie Grice, alias Johnny Dark, is an avid fan of American music, primarily the genres relating to Country music. He has an extensive collection of vinyl, CDs and digital recordings, which he began in 1963 with the first 45-RPM record he ever bought – Duane Eddy’s “Boss Guitar”. He plays guitar, banjo and mandolin and sings lead vocals in Flat Out Strangers, a roots country, gospel and rockabilly band that also features Larry Klein. He has published several songs and has appeared on various compilation albums both in America and abroad, as well as releasing the CD Flat Out Strangers: Live at Jake’s on Sycamore Records. He lives in Columbia with his beautiful wife and daughter. Robbie has taught high school English for over 20 years.

Larry Klein, alias Professor Hular Sheerhorn, has hosted ETV Radio’s The Bluegrass Sound for over 15 years. He also brings many years of experience playing, collecting and listening to American music. When Larry came to Columbia in 1987, a dream came true when he got the opportunity to meet and perform with his musical heroes Snuffy Jenkins and Pappy Sherrill along with the Hired Hands. Presently, Larry plays a Resophonic guitar and sings baritone with Bill Wells and The Blue Ridge Mountain Grass, as well as performing on various instruments with The Flat Out Strangers along with Robbie Grice. Larry has recorded with Bill Wells, Clarence Jackson, Pappy Sherrill and the Sherrill Family and The Flat Out Strangers and received the 2004 South Carolina Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Advocacy Award. He can often be found playing in one of the jam sessions around town.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Classical

Monday through Friday
11:00 a.m. - noon: Classical Music with Jude Fox
12:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m.: Music through the Night
Monday
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.: From the Top
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Evening Classics
Tuesday
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: Carolina Live
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Voices in Harmony
Wednesday
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Evening Classics
Thursday
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.: Chamber Music from Spoleto USA
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.: On the Keys
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Evening Classics
Saturday
5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.: Morning Classics
Sunday
5:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.: Morning Classics
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.: Carolina Live

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Carnegie Hall Live


Carnegie Hall Live


This series of specials includes concerts from all three of Carnegie Hall’s iconic stages: Weill Recital Hall, Zankel Hall and Stern Auditorium, and features a lively and diverse mix of recitals, chamber music, chamber orchestra, full orchestra, instrumental and vocal music. You've got a front row seat to a series of concerts that showcases the music-making of classical’s leading artists in one of the world's most storied venues. Fred Child of Performance Today is a co-host of the series.

Program Line Up
(Please note: select programs in the series will be broadcast live, while others are "recorded live".)

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 8:00 PM – Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra – taped broadcast
The spirited Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of chief conductor Mariss Jansons, returns to Carnegie Hall! "That this Munich ensemble will handle works from the core repertory with assurance and finesse is as close to a sure bet as music provides" (The New York Times). These much-admired musicians perform Shostakovich's beloved Symphony No. 5 and are joined by dazzling pianist Mitsuko Uchida for Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto.

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Song Travels with Michael Feinstein - Winter 2014


Gregory Porter

December 31
Gregory Porter
Jazz and Soul singer Gregory Porter had a breakout year in 2012. His album Be Good topped many “Best of” lists and was named iTunes’ Jazz Album of the Year. He was also nominated for a Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance. On this Song Travels, Porter is joined by his band mates Chip Crawford and Aaron James for a set including numbers from his latest album, Liquid Spirit.

 John Proulx

January 7
John Proulx
Vocalist, pianist, and Grammy-winning composer John Proulx has a voice that is reminiscent of  another great all-around jazzman, the late Chet Baker. Proulx’s original songs have been recorded by artists including Nancy Wilson and Mary Stallings, and he’s also performed with legends Natalie Cole, Anita O’Day, and Marian McPartland. Proulx joins host Feinstein to discuss the continuing evolution of jazz in a changing world.

Johnny Mandel

January 14
Johnny Mandel
Legendary composer and arranger Johnny Mandel started out working in the Big Bands of Joe Venuti, Buddy Rich, and Jimmy Dorsey, and later worked as an arranger for Count Basie. Mandel’s resume includes film and television classics such as “Suicide is Painless” (the M*A*S*H* theme) and “The Shadow of Your Smile” from The Sandpiper. The five-time Grammy winner sits down with Feinstein to discuss his lifetime in the industry, writing for screens large and small.

Jitterbug Vipers

January 21
Jitterbug Vipers
Austin based quartet the Jitterbug Vipers play 1930s-style viper Jazz - the intoxicating underground take on swing classics by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Cab Callaway. The Jitterbug Vipers are vocalist Sarah Sharp, guitarist Slim Richey, bassist Francie Meaux Jeaux, and drummer Masumi Jones. On this Song Travels, the band presents a set sure to make you want to get up and dance…jitterbug or otherwise!

January 28
Elaine Stritch
Three-time Emmy award winner Elaine Stritch became a star on Broadway before going on to a string of acclaimed film and television roles. One of her most recent roles was as Colleen, mother of Alec Baldwin’s character, Jack Donagy, on NBC’s hit sitcom 30 Rock. After more than forty years in New York, Stritch moved home to Michigan. But before leaving town, she sat down with host Feinstein for some hilarious musical highlights and candid revelations about her life and career.

 Allen Toussaint

February 4
Allen Toussaint
Pianist, singer, composer, and producer Allen Toussaint defines the sound of New Orleans. He penned early R&B hits including “Mother-in-law,” “Working in a Coalmine,” and “A Certain Girl.” He also produced Funk legends The Meters and has worked with artists from The Band to Elvis Costello. This week Toussaint and Feinstein discuss the vital role of New Orleans in American music.

February 11
Rosanne Cash & John Leventhal
Vocalist and songwriter Rosanne Cash is the daughter of Country music icon Johnny Cash and one of the preeminent artists of her time, with eleven number one Country singles. She is a Grammy winner, and her 2009 album, The List, won the Americana Music Award for Best Album of the Year. On this week’s Song Travels, Cash and her husband and co-writer John Leventhal join Michael Feinstein to perform a set of music from their latest album, The River & the Thread.

Wayne Brady

February 18
Wayne Brady
Wayne Brady became a star improvising on the popular TV show Whose Line It Anyway? The singer/actor/dancer/comedian has also appeared on stage in Rent and Chicago and hosts TV game show Let’s Make A Deal. Brady discusses the musical influence of Sammy Davis, Jr. and Sam Cooke. With musical director Cat Gray at the piano, Brady performs the Cooke classic, “You Send Me,” and Feinstein joins him in a duet of “It’s Only a Paper Moon.”

 Bobby McFerrin

February 25
Bobby McFerrin
Vocalist Bobby McFerrin is best known for his 1988 hit, “Don’t Worry Be Happy,” which was the first a capella song to reach Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and won three Grammy Awards, including Song of the Year. He is also an accomplished jazz artist, with five Grammy wins for Best Male Jazz vocal, and has created a concert version of George Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess. McFerrin stops by the Song Travels studios to talk about his endless creativity and the enduring appeal of the Gershwins.

March 4
Tierney Sutton
Jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton has headlined national venues including Carnegie Hall, The Hollywood Bowl, and the Kennedy Center. And she has earned five Grammy nominations, including four consecutive nominations for Best Jazz Vocal Album. With her latest project, After Blue, Sutton takes on the genius of Pop & Folk singer/songwriter Joni Mitchell. Alongside her guitarist Serge Merlaud, Sutton performs a set of standards including “Fly Me to the Moon” and “You Must Believe in Spring.”

March 11
Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey  
Peter, Paul & Mary rode the 1960s folk wave to worldwide acclaim. Yarrow and Stookey, along with the late Mary Travers,  performed enduring anthems of social change including “If I Had a Hammer” and Bob  Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind,” as well as the light-hearted “Puff, the Magic Dragon.” Yarrow and Stookey continue their remarkable fifty-plus-year career together and continue to sound the clarion call to social change.

Rumer

March 18
Rumer
Singer/songwriter Rumer (Sarah Joyce) was raised in England and Pakistan, and her sound reveals a deep connection to the ’70s singer/songwriter era, along with shades of Broadway, ’30s Jazz, and Gospel. Her debut album, Seasons of My Soul, reached #3 on the UK charts and was certified platinum. Rumer joins Feinstein to talk about Judy Garland, Burt Bacharach, and old Hollywood, and performs a set including “I Loves You, Porgy,” “That’s All,” and her own song, “Come To Me High.”

March 25
Ann Hampton Callaway
Tony nominated actress, vocalist, and Platinum Award-winning songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway has sung with top orchestras and Big Bands the world over, including performances before President Bill Clinton in Washington, DC and Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow. As a songwriter, she has penned tunes for Barbara Streisand and wrote and sang the theme to the hit sitcom The Nanny.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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“Q” with Jian Ghomeshi


Q with Jian Ghomeshi

Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 10:00 PM on ETV Radio's News Stations

"Q" is a lively arts, culture and entertainment magazine. It's a smart and surprising tour through personalities and cultural issues that matter.

Host Jian Ghomeshi covers pop culture and high arts with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends. His wide-ranging guests — Leonard Cohen, Salman Rushdie, Dolly Parton, Jay-Z and more — explore such provocative topics as the branding of politicians or whether "cougar" should be embraced or discarded by older women. "Q" presents big names, big ideas and those paving the way in the cultural community.

"Q" — a cultural intervention!

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OnePlaceSC


OnePlaceSC was simplified and improved Fall 2013.

  • No sign-in username and password
  • Qualified list of K-12 web resources
  • Access to your local district video portal and contacts
  • Central location to search and enroll teacher recertification courses, professional development, and trainings
  • Learn what ETV is broadcasting on all three channels:PBS, SC Channel, and ETV World

Visit the website at OnePlaceSC.org

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The Adventists 2 Images


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The Adventists 2 Press Release


Medical missionaries bring healing and hope to the far reaches of the globe.

Dramatic documentary now on DVD, on Public Television in September

“One-point-two billion people in the world have no access to healthcare,” says former World Health Organization official Ted Karpf, featured in The ADVENTISTS 2. “That’s nearly twenty percent of humanity.”

The ADVENTISTS 2 brings to life the heroic story of Adventist doctors and medical professionals who are addressing healthcare disparities as they travel the globe bringing healing to those who need it most. 

  • In Brazil, Brad and Lina Mills ply their speedboat up the Amazon River, delivering medicines and supplies to the indigenous peoples along its banks.
  • In Malawi, Dr. Cristy Shank and her medical staff visit remote villages to provide the medicines and the health education that could save the lives of a generation of children born to mothers with HIV.
  • In Haiti, Dr. Scott Nelson and a team of orthopedic specialists – all volunteers - work 16-hour days to transform the lives of children suffering from disabilities so that they can walk and run again.

Filmed on location in Haiti, Brazil, Malawi, China, Peru and the Dominican Republic The ADVENTISTS 2 explores how Seventh-day Adventists are addressing important health issues around the world and doing it out of a century-old tradition of medical missions.

“Healthcare is extraordinarily important to Adventists,” renowned neurosurgeon Ben Carson says in the film. “We take very seriously the verse in the bible that says your body is the temple of God and you have a responsibility to take care of it.”

Emmy-winning director Martin Doblmeier calls The ADVENTISTS 2 “the most ambitious film project we have undertaken. All of us have been inspired to see how men and women with the talent to heal give of their gifts to help those in need in some of the most remote regions in the world. It’s a compelling story because it reflects the very best of the human spirit.”

To view a clip of the film and purchase DVDs visit:

The ADVENTISTS 2 is a presentation of SCETV and American Public Television, sequel to the critically acclaimed film The ADVENTISTS, now on Public Television. Directed by Martin Doblmeier; Associate Producer, Deryl Davis; Director of Photography, Nathan DeWild; Production Assistant, John Dillon. A production of Journey Films.

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Voices in Harmony



Voices in Harmony

Tuesday nights at 9 PM on ETV Radio's Classical stations

Voices in Harmony is an hour long program devoted to playing a diverse range of choral music. It is hosted by Jude Fox, a recent graduate from the University of South Carolina with a BA in Music Composition and a member of many choirs herself. If you have feedback or a request for one of your favorite choral pieces to be played on Voices in Harmony, feel free to contact Jude at voices@scetv.org. And, check out Classical Music with Jude Fox, also hosted by Jude Fox.

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A Chef’s Life - Season 1


Episode 1: Sweet Corn & Expensive Tea
Chef Vivian and her husband Ben leave New York to open a restaurant in her small North Carolina hometown. Vivian revisits the Southern tradition of “putting up” corn and shares her method for making smoked corn relish. As the episode concludes, a devastating setback threatens their new life.

Episode 2: Strawberry Stay at Home
Vivian and Ben rebuild their restaurant against the backdrop of the Southern harbinger of spring, the strawberry. Their twins go on their first strawberry picking excursion and Vivian and a friend develop a recipe for Coconut Cornbread Strawberry Shortcake with Basil Whipped Cream.

Episode 3: Pimp My Grits
The restaurant gears up for a practice service where the new equipment and new menu will be tested in real time — but nothing is going as planned. One of the big changes to the restaurant’s menus is the addition of a section called “Pimp My Grits,” where Vivian exalts the lowly, quintessentially Southern ingredient in four distinct ways.

Episode 4: Cracklin’ Kitchen
Vivian goes about christening the restaurant’s new “whole animal, no waste” program with two little pigs from Warren Brothers’ farm. She uses everything — including the skin — and shows us, upon her father’s recommendation, how to make her version of sweet potatoes with cracklins.

Episode 5: Tomatoes…You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey
Mary Vaughn shows Chef Vivian the old-timey way to can tomatoes. Vivian prepares for a Southern Foodways Alliance luncheon at the restaurant where food enthusiasts from around the country are coming to study BBQ, and Vivian plans to serve them the “ultimate tomato sandwich.”

Episode 6: Oysters
Vivian goes to Cedar Island to explore the new culture of farm-raised oysters in the Southeast. She and Ben share plans of opening an oyster bar across the street from Chef & the Farmer in hopes it will be a place that adds character and variety to the tiny town's “dining scene.” Vivian and her dad orchestrate their family’s first-ever oyster roast and are blown away by how much everyone enjoys it.

Episode 7: Grapes
Ben, Vivian and the twins pick muscadine grapes at a small local vineyard while learning the history of this native grape. Vivian visits Mike and Gator, her grape suppliers, and makes homemade wine. Back at the restaurant, Vivian makes a pizza with mulled muscadines, and Ben tests this new creation during their first stressful pizza night in the wine shop.

Episode 8: Amber Waves of Grain
Vivian travels to Columbia, South Carolina, to meet with Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills and learns about Carolina Heirloom Rice growing in fields on the Savannah River. Glenn explains Anson Mills’ efforts to save heirloom grains and discusses the importance of ingredient biodiversity. Glenn’s passion inspires Vivian to host a “rice dinner” at Chef & the Farmer, where each course centers around this grain. Scarlett, Vivian’s mom, schools her daughter on how to make the Chicken and Rice she grew up eating.

Episode 9: Peanuts
Vivian visits neighbor Marty Harper’s peanut farm just before and during harvest. Vivian’s dad introduces Ben and Vivian to the old school break snack, a pack of salted peanuts dumped into a Pepsi in a glass bottle. At the restaurant, Vivian translates the snack into Pepsi glazed pork belly with country ham braised peanuts. Vivian reinvents the popular Southern snack, boiled peanuts, for the local farmer’s market.

Episode 10: Sweet Potato
Vivian introduces us to Rob and Amy Hill, proprietors of one of the largest sweet potato farms in the country and two of the restaurant’s best customers. Vivian and her mom, Scarlett, make her grandmother’s candied yams and Vivian later re-imagines these for the restaurant with texture, sorghum and pecans. Mother Earth Brewery and Chef & the Farmer team up for a beer dinner featuring first-of-the-season sweet potatoes.

Episode 11: Collards
Vivian spends the morning with her neighbors, the Mills brothers, participating in their 100-year-old, all-male family tradition of making collard kraut. Vivian visits Warren at Brother’s farm to talk about the Eastern Carolina ingredient with a cult following, the Cabbage Collard. Vivian prepares for an event called Terra Vita, where she will serve three courses to 100 people and make collards the star they deserve to be.

Episode 12: Buttermilk
Vivian and Ben go to Maple View Dairy to pick up product for the restaurant. They talk buttermilk with the dairy’s manager and the noise Ben makes while savoring his cup of the thick liquid annoys his wife. The couple attempt to shoot the twin’s Christmas card picture in the family’s in-ground pool turned turnip patch while Vivian’s nieces and nephews desperately try to make buttermilk with their great-grandmother's butter churn.

Episode 13: Moonshine
Vivian visits Broad Slab Distillery where they talk about the art and soul of white lightning. The restaurant’s mixologist works moonshine into several new drinks while the restaurant staff struggle through the holiday party season. They end the season with a party of their own at Ben and Vivian’s new house with AppleJack Moonshine Cocktails making a guest appearance.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Media Kit: A Chef’s Life


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A Chef’s Life Press Release


NEW PBS SERIES A CHEF’S LIFE TAKES VIEWERS INSIDE THE LIFE AND KITCHEN OF ACCLAIMED FARM-TO-TABLE CHEF VIVIAN HOWARD

– Join Chef Vivian’s personal and culinary journey from the top restaurants in New York to her return to North Carolina’s Low Country as she explores the rich bounty of farm fresh cooking, family and community–

A CHEF’S LIFE is a new half-hour character-driven documentary and cooking series that takes viewers inside the life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, left the big city to open a fine dining restaurant in small-town Eastern North Carolina. Each episode follows Vivian out of the kitchen and into cornfields, strawberry patches and hog farms as she hunts down the ingredients that inspire her seasonal menus. Using a chef’s modern sensibilities, Vivian explores Southern cuisine, past and present —  one ingredient at a time. A celebration of true farm to table food, the 13-week series combines the action and drama of a high-pressure business with the joys and stresses of family life. A CHEF’S LIFE premieres on PBS stations beginning September 2013 (check local listings).

Vivian Howard originally made a name for herself in the Manhattan restaurant world and with her own gourmet delivery service. Acclaim and potential investors poured in, but it was the offer from her own parents that called to her the loudest. They would help her build a restaurant — but with one catch. She had to open it back home in Eastern North Carolina, a place to which she swore she would never return.

And so The Chef & the Farmer, located in Kinston, North Carolina, was born. Six years in, Vivian and her restaurant have won numerous accolades, including her selection as a James Beard semi-finalist, but the challenges continue. As the series opens, Vivian and Ben are juggling the restaurant, raising twins and anxiously building their own home — right next door to her parents. 

Much more dynamic and personal than a typical cooking show, A CHEF’S LIFE celebrates modern Southern cuisine, seasonality, farmers, and food artisans — all through the lens of a working restaurant.

A CHEF'S LIFE is produced by Markay Media in association with SCETV Presents. The series is directed and produced by Cynthia Hill with Rex Miller as co-producer and cinematographer. Derek Britt is the Executive Producer, and the series is edited by Tom Vickers. The opening title song, “Will You Return,” is written and performed by the Avett Brothers. Amy Shumaker is Executive-in-Charge for SCETV Presents.

About South Carolina ETV

South Carolina ETV has a strong history of bringing quality programming to national public television and radio. From critically-acclaimed series such as Firing Line and Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland to countless award-winning arts, performance, documentary and international specials, SCETV Presents is dedicated to producing and presenting fresh, innovative public media programming for national and international audiences. SCETV is the South Carolina public educational broadcasting network with 11 television and eight radio transmitters, and a multi-media educational system. By using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning. More information is available at scetv.org.

About PBS

PBS, with its over 350member stations, offers all Americans the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. Each month, PBS reaches nearly 120 million people through television and nearly 28 million people online, inviting them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature and public affairs; to hear diverse viewpoints; and to take front row seats to world-class drama and performances. PBS’ broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry’s most coveted award competitions. Teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade turn to PBS for digital content and services that help bring classroom lessons to life. PBS’ premier children’s TV programming and its website, pbskids.org, are parents’ and teachers’ most trusted partners in inspiring and nurturing curiosity and love of learning in children. More information about PBS is available at www.pbs.org, one of the leading dot-org websites on the Internet, or by following PBS on Twitter, Facebook or through our apps for mobile devices. Specific program information and updates for press are available at pbs.org/pressroom or by following PBS Pressroom on Twitter.

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CONTACT:

Cara White, CaraMar, Inc., 843-881-1480, cara.white@mac.com
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Song Travels with Michael Feinstein - Summer 2013


Mark O'ConnorMark O’Connor
July 2, 2013

Grammy-winning violinist Mark O’Connor is at home playing bluegrass, country, jazz, and classical. And his approach to teaching strings is considered a rival to the Suzuki method. Feinstein and O’Connor get together to explore American music, including a performance of Fats Waller’s “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” on this week’s Song Travels.

Sheldon HarnickSheldon Harnick
July 9, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick has been a pillar of Broadway for over 50 years. His hit musicals include Fiorello!, Fiddler on the Roof, and The Phantom Tollbooth. On this Song Travels, Harnick takes listeners on a musical journey through his career’s stories and songs.

Valerie SimpsonValerie Simpson
July 16, 2013

Singer/songwriter Valerie Simpson and late husband Nick Ashford formed one of the most powerful musical duos of the modern era. These master architects of Soul penned hits including “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “I’m Every Woman,” and “Solid.” This week Simpson reminisces about their work and life.

Chris YoungChris Young
July 23, 2013

Chris Young was the 2006 winner of the TV series Nashville Star and is fast earning a spot among today’s top country voices. In 2010, he was nominated for a Grammy for Best Male Country Vocal Performance. With guitarist Kevin Collier, Young brings his rich voice to a set of original songs and old favorites, including “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.”

Dena Kaye
July 30, 2013

Dena Kaye is the only daughter of entertainer Danny Kaye: a man of boundless roles including singer, actor, comedian & humanitarian. This week Dena Kaye looks back on her late father’s career as well as the role he played in life: her dad.

Madeleine PeyrouxMadeleine Peyroux
August 6, 2013

Vocalist Madeleine Peyroux started out busking on the streets of Paris. Today she’s an acclaimed performer whose voice recalls radio’s Golden Age no matter what the tune. On this edition of Song Travels, Peyroux discusses Ray Charles as a musical mentor and teams up with host Feinstein for “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter.”

Hunter HayesHunter Hayes
August 13, 2013

Rising Country star Hunter Hayes performed at age four with Hank Williams, Jr. On his debut album, Hayes played all of the instruments and was acknowledged with three Grammy nominations in 2013. On this week’s Song Travels, Hayes performs his original songs including the chart-topping hit, “Somebody’s Heartbreak.”

Rob SchwimmerRob Schwimmer
August 20, 2013

Composer/pianist Rob Schwimmer has worked with top artists such as Simon & Garfunkel, Stevie Wonder, and Bette Midler. He has also penned scores for Oscar-winning short films and is a master of the theremin (the instrument known for the music heard in classic horror films). Schwimmer joins host Feinstein to talk about the endurance of standards and to perform a few of his favorites.

Eric HutchinsonEric Hutchinson
August 27, 2013

Singer/songwriter Eric Hutchinson’s self released debut album landed him in the top ten on iTunes’ album chart. This wry lyricist draws inspiration from the masters, including Lennon & McCartney, Elvis Costello, Stevie Wonder, and Cole Porter. This week he shares the secret to his powerful brand of pop.

Barry ManilowBarry Manilow
September 3, 2013

Pop icon Barry Manilow got his start arranging for TV and writing commercial jingles. He was Bette Midler’s pianist before he recorded his 1974 breakout hit, “Mandy.” The rest is chart topping history. Manilow joins Feinstein for this hour, and performs his tune “I Am Your Child.”

James IngramJames Ingram
September 10, 2013

R&B singer/songwriter James Ingram rose to prominence with the 1982 hit “Baby, Come To Me” (a duet with Patti Austin) and continued a string of successful partnerships with hit-makers including Quincy Jones, Michael McDonald, and Barry White. He has been nominated for 14 Grammy awards, including a 1987 win for “Somewhere Out There.” This week Ingram shares the inspiration for his chart-topping collaborations.

Patti AustinPatti Austin
September 17, 2013

Vocalist Patti Austin made her debut at age four at the Apollo Theatre. In her career she has been a prolific session musician and top performer on commercials which earned her the moniker “Queen of the Jingles.” Her duet partners include Michael Jackson, George Benson, and Luther Vandross. Austin joins Feinstein to talk about their mutual admiration for Quincy Jones, Sammy Davis, Jr., and the Gershwins.

Johnny MathisJohnny Mathis
September 24, 2013

Jazz & pop vocalist Johnny Mathis has been wowing listeners since the 1950s with his dynamic voice backed by lush arrangements of ballads like “Chances Are,” “It’s Not For Me To Say,” and his definitive version of “Misty.” This week the two-time Grammy Hall of Famer reveals what lies behind his enduring success.

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Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me’s live cinecast. May 2nd


Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! like you've never seen it before!
(Because, well, normally you can't see it -- it's a radio show.)
May 2, 8:00 p.m. EDT

Trailer for the Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me's live cinecast, May 2nd. From Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! on Vimeo.

A live staging of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! presented by NCM Fathom Events, NPR, WBEZ-Chicago, and BY Experience, will be beamed to select cinemas across the country on Thursday, May 2nd, 2013. Host Peter Sagal and official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell will be joined by panelists Paula Poundstone, Mo Rocca and Tom Bodett to play the quiz in front of a live audience. Carl reading limericks! Celebrity guests answering stupid questions! Faces made for radio! You've heard it in 1D, now see it live in glorious...2D.

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Don't miss Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Live on the big screen in these area theaters, May 2nd at 8:00p.m. sharp:
Charlestowne Square 18 in North Charleston, The Azalea Square Stadium 16 in Summerville, The Sandhill Stadium 16  &  Columbiana Grand 14 in Columbia, The Cinemark 14 CoastalGrand in Myrtle Beach, The Swamp Fox Stadium 14 in Florence, The Cinemark 12 in Bluffton, The Exchange 20 IMAX in Augusta, The Hollywood 20 in Greenville, The Stadium 14 IMAX in Simpsonville, The Augusta Exchange 20 with IMAX in Augusta, The Cinemark Bluffton 12 in Bluffton, and The Savannah Stadium 10 in Savannah.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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On the Keys


On the Keys

Thursday night at 8:00 on ETV Radio's Classical Stations

On the Keys is an hour of piano music performed by some of the most endearing pianists today and from the past. The show explores the various genres of piano music from chamber to the concerto. Pianist and host David Kiser gives special attention to rare and old recordings. The show also regularly features pianists studying in South Carolina.

See photos of some of the performers and historic pianos featured on the program on Thursday, March 6, 2014.

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Piano Jazz with Jon Weber - Sample Programs


Dan Tepfer

Dan Tepfer

Pianist and composer Dan Tepfer performs solo concerts that are often completely improvised. He also has an ongoing duo project with legendary alto saxophonist Lee Konitz. Overseas he's been a lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Seoul Institute of the Arts in South Korea. This week Tepfer talks about his album of improvisations based on Bach's Goldberg Variations and plays a few standards. Photo credit: Vincent Soyez

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Laurence Hobgood

Laurence Hobgood

Pianist Laurence Hobgood is known for his work with vocalist Kurt Elling, but his own trio and solo work has set him apart as a virtuoso in his own right. His accolades include a Grammy Award, and he's played venues worldwide, including the White House and Queen Elizabeth Hall. On this week's program, he displays his dexterity as a composer on his tunes, "One Version of Happiness" and "Beyond Words."

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Expeditions National Season 100s


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#101 "California, an Ecological Island"
Incredibly biodiverse coasts, shrublands, deserts and mountains of San Diego County.

California is by far our most diverse state. It’s a hotbed for diversity and relicts from the past.  Discover how to generate such diversity, how to maintain it, and what can be learned from California’s geologic history.  Join Patrick for a look at the coasts, shrublands, deserts and mountains of San Diego county.

#102 "California – Hope, Survival and Resilience"
Compelling stories of survival on the California coast.

Condors, Elephant Seals, Sea Otters and Elk - mankind always seems to step in at the very last minute to save a species, to make a change. Join Patrick as he explores some of the most compelling stories of survival on the California coast.

#103 "Beringia, the Eternal Frontier"
Ancient land bridge suggests American moose, grizzly bears and bison have roots in Asia.

Moose, grizzly bears, and bison are typical American animals, but their roots are in Asia. The wildlife of our continent was largely shaped by the land bridge of Beringia. Join Patrick for an unforgettable look at the remnants of Beringian Alaska – an eternal frontier.

#104 "Reshaping the Arctic"
Long-term impact of changes in the Arctic.

Like it or not, change has come to the Arctic. Join Patrick as he explores the connections the Arctic has to your backyard and the impact that the dramatic changes happening today might have on our lives.

#105 "The Rice Kingdom"
South Carolina rice fields revert to spectacular natural treasures.

It was rice that built wealth in South Carolina - vast project of converting swamps to fields that was abandoned in the early 20th century. These fields have reverted to one of the most spectacular natural treasures in the South – havens for wildlife and wildflowers. Sometimes man’s alterations can have positive consequences.

#106 "Arizona’s Sky Islands"
Unexpected diversity of prairies and in forests of sycamore, maple, oak and pine. 

When you think of southern Arizona you probably don’t think about prairies, moist Sycamore and maple forests, or lush oak and pine forests, but they are a huge part of southern Arizona. Join Patrick as he explores the unexpected and unusual diversity found in Arizona’s sky islands.

#107 "Arizona, a Border or Barrier?"
Border fences change biological movements and frontiers.

Much of the diversity of southern Arizona is more Mexican than American.  Political borders are changing biological movements and frontiers. Join Patrick as he explores the Mexican connection of American wildlife and challenges they face due to the border fence.

#108 "Blue Ridge, the Heart of the Eastern Forest"
Diverse and resilient center of the 'Blue Wall' of South Carolina.

The Southern Blue Ridge escarpment is often overlooked for the loftier peaks of the Appalachian spine but they are the diverse and resilient center of the eastern Deciduous forest. Join Patrick for an unforgettable journey through the “Blue Wall” of South Carolina.

#109 "Blue Ridge, a Crucible of Life"
Escarpment serves as a refuge for life during changing climates.

The Southern Blue Ridge escarpment has served as a refuge for life during changing climates in the past and can serve as a resilient landscape in the face of changes happening today. Join Patrick for a journey through the gorges that serve as a crucible of life during change.

#110 "The Great Plains, an Ever-changing Tapestry"
Beautiful and diverse sea of grass, canyons, badlands and sandhills. 

Nebraska may not be your first choice for a summer vacation, but if you love wildlife you might want to reconsider. On his first trip here Patrick expected corn, but what he found was a beautiful and diverse sea of grass, canyons, badlands and sandhills, all bursting with life. This is the heart of the Great Plains, the heartland of the continent that is tied to every corner and every life.  Join Patrick on an unforgettable voyage of discovery through this immense sea of grass as he explores the ever-changing tapestry of the Great Plains.

#111 "Ghosts of the Plains"
Researchers try to change the fate of prairie dogs, ferrets, foxes and others on the verge of extinction.

Imagine 30 million Bison and 4 billion Prairie Dogs sharing the plains with us.  In only a decade these massive herds were all but extinguished.  We look back at the actions of the people in the 19th century in disbelief; how could they do that?  But did we learn from their mistakes, or are we doomed to repeat them?  Prairie Dogs, Black-footed Ferrets and Kit Foxes—these are the stories and species of our time.  Join Patrick as he journeys into the prairie with researchers who are trying to change the fate of those that are on the verge of becoming the ghosts of the plains.

#112 "Grassy Balds, the Heart of Roan"
One of nature’s greatest riddles, vast treeless grasslands are home to rare species. 

Few places can inspire a naturalist as much as Roan Mountain. This is one of North America’s greatest and most beautiful natural areas. The crown jewel of this highland is its grassy balds, vast treeless grasslands that are reminiscent of prairies. They shelter many rare and endangered species and connect man to the natural world as poignantly as possible. Yet the balds are one of nature’s greatest riddles.  Where did they come from and, maybe more importantly, where are they going? Join Patrick as he explores the grassy balds, the heart of Roan.

#113 "The Rite of Spring"
Amazing, often bizarre, mating rituals of creatures across the continent.

Birds migrate huge distances from wintering grounds.  Frogs, each with their own unique voice, call from wetlands.  Deer and elk battle with anglers as weapons.  What is the point of all of this?  Every spring, thousands of species participate in rites - rituals with a single goal in mind:  breeding.  Join Patrick, along with guests Matt Johnson and Drew Lanham, as they explore the amazing, and often bizarre rituals of many creatures across the continent and right outside your back door.

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Media Kit: Expeditions with Patrick McMillan


Expeditions with Patrick McMillan

 

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About Expeditions


Naturalist, author, educator and Emmy-winning host Dr. Patrick McMillan embarks on fascinating adventures throughout North and South America in Expeditions with Patrick McMillan. This series overflows with compelling wildlife and wilderness footage captured in the United States and beyond.  McMillan's passion and contagious enthusiasm for the natural world is evident as he journeys through gorges, immense seas of grass, deciduous forests, Arctic tundra and other ecologically rich destinations. Expeditions with Patrick McMillan is presented nationally by South Carolina ETV through American Public Television (APT).

About Patrick McMillan

Patrick is the co-creator, writer, and Emmy-Award winning host of Expeditions with Patrick McMillan.  Patrick received his BS in Biology from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and his PhD in Biological Sciences from Clemson University.  For over 20 years Patrick has worked as a professional naturalist, biologist and educator. His range of experience has concentrated on botany though he is also well-respected through his work in ichthyology, herpetology, and mammalogy. Patrick is a professional naturalist, faculty member of the School of Agriculture, Forestry and Environmental Science at Clemson University, and director of the South Carolina Botanical Garden.  He gives over 100 lectures annually around the country.

Patrick’s intense interest in natural history began at a very young age. He attributes his memorization of thousands of scientific names to his grandmother, who would read him Animal Kingdom books and wildflower books as a young child, including the Latin names—quite a contrast to Dr. Seuss! He spent his early childhood in the Fakahatchee Strand and Big Cypress Swamp with his father and grandfather and when he wasn’t out in the swamp he was across the street from his Naples home at the Naples Zoo, aka Jungle Larry’s, where he was such a common feature that the Mynah birds, as well as Larry’s Wife Jane, knew him by name.  Patrick and his family moved to Alleghany County, North Carolina in 1976 where he lived a few hundred feet off the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 231. Alleghany County was a great place to grow up if you liked the company of plants and animals, but there weren’t many children in the neighborhood to make friends with. His childhood consisted of one long walk through the woods, punctuated by those pesky daily tasks like school and dinner. Every day was spent familiarizing himself with the rhythm and diversity of his neighborhood woods, fields and streams. By the time he entered the University of North Carolina his explorations had already documented plants formerly unknown in North Carolina.

He joined the faculty of Clemson University in 2000.  He is married with a son and two step-daughters.  His son Nic has contributed camera work to Expeditions.

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Legacy of Opera


Legacy of Opera

Saturday afternoons at 4:30 on ETV Radio's Classical Stations 

From Mozart to Wagner, and everything in between, Legacy of Opera explores the widespread influences of opera throughout the centuries. Join host Michelle Wachter on a journey through history to hear famous tunes, and lesser-known operatic gems, from the greatest voices and orchestras of our time. Listen Saturday afternoons at 4:30pm, after World of Opera.

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About Your Day


We invite you to take a break and listen to--or join into--a public radio program unique to our state. Your Day, a radio magazine produced as a public service of Clemson University Radio Productions, provides programming in the NPR tradition, but with a South Carolina flavor. Tune to Your Day each Monday through Thursday at noon for a wide range of topics of interest to South Carolina residents and visitors alike.

Each day’s program is different in content and format. Our Monday shows offer a smorgasbord of topics ranging from economics to academics, from the performing arts to the culinary arts. Our Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday shows are listener-driven discussions. Callers ask questions of experts in horticulture, entomology, health and nutrition, technology, animal healthcare, natural resources and more. An NPR newscast at the top of the hour is also included in each program.

In any given show you might get healthy recipes, gardening advice, pet care tips, or information on birding, wildlife, and our state’s natural history. You’ll receive insight into issues such as the impact of population growth on South Carolina’s communities, businesses and environment. You’ll hear human interest stories from around the state, and learn about medical advances and legislative issues. We’ll take you behind the scenes with internationally-recognized artists and authors and visit sites of interest throughout the state and region.

To enjoy Your Day, you can tune in to a ETV Radio station at home or in your car, or watch our live webstream online. If you miss all or part of a program, you can always listen to the archived edition online, or you can subscribe to our podcast and take Your Day with you wherever you go.

Your Day airs Monday through Thursday from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm EST on the South Carolina ETV Radio Network:

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To better serve our listeners, we'd like to know how you feel about our programming. We invite your comments, questions, and suggestions, so let us hear from you!

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Piano Jazz with Jon Weber: About the Show


 

Piano Jazz with Jon Weber begins a new season on April 2, 2013. This series will follow the winning formula of Piano Jazz Rising Stars, but expand to include a wider range of jazz artists. Today's rising and recognized stars on the current scene join Jon Weber in conversation and performance, offering new takes and turns on jazz expression. Guests include pianist Dan Tepfer, vocalist Cecilé McClorin Salvant, alto saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa, and keyboardist John Medeski.

Piano Jazz with Jon Weber is offered to NPR member and Piano Jazz affiliate stations FREE of charge for all of 2013. Stations may schedule the complete quarter-long series or may choose select episodes beginning April 2.

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Genre(s): Jazz
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Frequency:  Once a Week
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Web Link: www.scetv.org/pianojazzjonweber

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Dan Tepfer

Dan Tepfer
April 2, 2013
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Pianist and composer Dan Tepfer performs solo concerts that are often completely improvised. He also has an ongoing duo project with legendary alto saxophonist Lee Konitz. Overseas he's been a lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Seoul Institute of the Arts in South Korea. This week Tepfer talks about his album of improvisations based on Bach's Goldberg Variations and plays a few standards.


Laurence Hobgood

Laurence Hobgood
April 9, 2013
Pianist Laurence Hobgood is known for his work with vocalist Kurt Elling, but his own trio and solo work has set him apart as a virtuoso in his own right. His accolades include a Grammy Award, and he's played venues worldwide, including the White House and Queen Elizabeth Hall. On this week's program, he displays his dexterity as a composer on his tunes, "One Version of Happiness" and "Beyond Words."


Allan Harris

Allan Harris
April 16, 2013
Variety calls Allan Harris a "velvet-voiced singer, with a savvy manner and music in his veins." Playing to packed houses around the world, he has also penned the musical, Cross That River, an Old West tale told in the voice of a black cowboy. Harris joins Weber this week to tell his own story, with music including "Can't Live My Life" and "Blue Was Angry."


Stacy Sullivan

Stacy Sullivan
April 23, 2013
MAC Award-winning vocalist Stacy Sullivan lends her smoky alto to cabaret classics and standards, making them her own. With Jon Weber, she brought the music of the legendary Peggy Lee to the stage with her acclaimed show, "A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee." She reunites with her long-time collaborator for a conversation about the songs that will never fade, including "I Love Being Here with You."


Robben Ford

Robben Ford
April 30, 2013
A five-time Grammy nominee, blues guitarist Robben Ford has played with renowned musicians including Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, and Bob Dylan. Named one of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century" by Musician magazine, he recently started his first rock-focused project, Renegade Creation. Ford joins Jon Weber for this episode of Piano Jazz, which includes duets of "On That Morning" and "Set A Date."


Donny McCaslin

Donny McCaslin
May 7, 2013
Tenor saxophonist Donny McCaslin has captivated audiences with his fusion of jazz and rock. He appeared on the Grammy Award-winning Centennial: Newly Discovered Works of Gil Evans; he's also worked with the Dave Douglas Quintet and the adventurous quartet, Lan Xang. This week McCaslin joins host Weber to perform a few of his favorite tunes.


Rudresh Mahanthappa

Rudresh Mahanthappa
May 14, 2013
Rudresh Mahanthappa creates an explosive blend of South Indian classical music and progressive jazz. Named the Jazz Journalists Association's "Alto Saxophonist of the Year" for four years running, his innovative music reflects his experience as a second-generation Indian-American and has made him a Guggenheim fellow. He shares his fascinating style and story on this edition of Piano Jazz.


Taylor Eigsti

Cécile McLorin Salvant
May 21, 2013
Radio France describes vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant as "disarmingly musical." In her early twenties, she's already won the Thelonious Monk competition and gained the ear of Wynton Marsalis. On this week's Piano Jazz, Salvant discusses her journey to discover jazz, and host Weber accompanies her on "I Can't Dance" and "A Fine Romance."


Linda Oh

Linda Oh
May 28, 2013
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Bassist Linda Oh was born in Malaysia to Chinese parents, and moved to Western Australia where she started out playing bass in rock bands. Since discovering the double bass, Oh has become a steady presence on the scene whether playing with a string quartet, composing for film, or covering the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Oh brings her unique low end flavor to this set with Jon Weber.


Marissa Mulder

Marissa Mulder
June 4, 2013
Vocalist Marissa Mulder has made her mark on the New York cabaret scene with a voice that recalls the legendary Blossom Dearie. She earned a spot on the Times Square Chronicles' Top Ten list in 2011, and her current show, Illusions, has gained acclaim. This week Mulder and host Weber talk about bringing new life to old standards and perform a set of the songs that she holds dear.


Cynthia Sayer

Cynthia Sayer
June 11, 2013
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Banjoist Cynthia Sayer is regarded as one of the best in the world, able to perform in virtually any genre. Her accolades include the National Banjo Hall of Fame, a New York Philharmonic appearance, and performing for two US Presidents. She's played with director Woody Allen's jazz band for over ten years, and on this week's show Sayer diplays a fresh take on an old time sound.


Karen Oberlin

Karen Oberlin
June 18, 2013
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Award-winning vocalist Karen Oberlin is one of the premier interpreters of the Great American Songbook. She's also a theater veteran whose credits include the first stage production of Rent as well as more than one hundred Off- Broadway performances of the hit show Our Sinatra. On this week's Piano Jazz, Oberlin presents an intimate set of timeless music.


John Medeski

John Medeski
June 25, 2013
As the keyboardist for the trio Medeski, Martin, & Wood, John Medeski has brought jazz & fusion to rock audiences for more than two decades. He recently began playing solo piano performances in venues world-wide. This week Medeski joins host Jon Weber to perform new pieces from his solo piano album as well as a surprising duet or two.


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Taylor Eigsti

Taylor Eigsti
Twenty-something pianist, composer, and educator Taylor Eigsti has been on the jazz scene for over a decade, and has lately set his sights on bringing jazz to a whole new audience. On this program Eigsti blends the old and new with solo renditions of “I Hear a Rhapsody,” Coldplay’s “Daylight,” and his original, “Magnolia.” (Photo Credit: Bill Douthart)

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Grace Kelly

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Alto saxophone  phenom Grace Kelly has recorded with icons Lee Konitz and Phil Woods and is a seasoned road warrior with tour dates around the world -all before the age of 20! She recently added vocalist to her resume. Kelly duets with host Jon Weber on “The Way You Look Tonight,” and her original tunes:  the bouncy “Flying Fish” and the sultry bossa nova vocal, “Gone.”

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Piano Jazz with Jon Weber: Media Coverage


Former Chicago piano whiz Jon Weber gets his big break – on radio (Chicago Tribune)

ETV Radio finds a successor to ‘Piano Jazz’ (The State)

Jon Weber performs a stride piano take on Auld Lang Syne at the beginning of NPR’s Toast of the Nation (NPR)

NPR's Long-Running 'Piano Jazz' Gets A Makeover (NPR

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Piano Jazz Rising Stars with Jon Weber - Season 1


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Taylor Eigsti

Taylor Eigsti
January 3, 2012
Twenty-something pianist, composer, and educator Taylor Eigsti has been on the jazz scene for over a decade, and has lately set his sights on bringing jazz to a whole new audience. On this program Eigsti blends the old and new with solo renditions of “I Hear a Rhapsody,” Coldplay’s “Daylight,” and his original, “Magnolia.” (Photo Credit: Bill Douthart)


Grace KellyGrace Kelly
January 10, 2012
Alto saxophone  phenom Grace Kelly has recorded with icons Lee Konitz and Phil Woods and is a seasoned road warrior with tour dates around the world -all before the age of 20! She recently added vocalist to her resume. Kelly duets with host Jon Weber on “The Way You Look Tonight,” and her original tunes:  the bouncy “Flying Fish” and the sultry bossa nova vocal, “Gone.”


Julian LageJulian Lage
January 17, 2012
As a child, Julian Lage was quickly recognized as a guitar prodigy. He recorded with David Grisman and toured with Gary Burton before he was old enough to drive. Since then he has evolved into a composer with a deep understanding of the scope of American music, expressed on his acclaimed 2011 album, Gladwell. Lage solos on his “Etude  #1” and “Alone Together,” and joins Jon Weber for “Just Friends.” (Photo Credit: Michael Kurgansky)


Tammy McCannTammy McCann
January 24, 2012
Vocalist Tammy McCann discovered jazz while she was an opera student in her native Chicago. She decided to apply her considerable vocal range to a broad palette of musical styles, touring as a backup singer for Ray Charles and with her own successful gospel ensemble. Host Jon Weber accompanies McCann on “Daydream,” “Why Was I Born,” and “Easy Living.”



Kris BowersKris Bowers
January 31, 2012
Kris Bowers began classical piano studies as a toddler in Los Angeles. In 2011, he walked away with the top honor at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition—a major career boost for the Juilliard student. He brings his award-winning chops to the Piano Jazzstudios for this set of tunes.


Sanchel VasandaniSachal Vasandani
February 7, 2012
Sachal Vasandani is already earning critical acclaim as the next great male jazz vocalist. And today’s listeners agree—his 2011 album, Hi-Fly, shot straight to the number one spot on the iTunes jazz chart. Vasandani also penned some of the tunes on the album.  On this week’s program, he swings on a set of standards and originals with host Jon Weber. 


Aaron DiehlAaron Diehl
February 14, 2012
Dubbed “the Real Diehl” by Wynton Marsalis, pianist Aaron Diehl is bringing the music of keyboard giants like Scott Joplin, Art Tatum, and Duke Ellington to a whole new generation. Diehl was named the 2011 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz by the American Pianists Association. On this session, hear Diehl’s modern take on the music of the time honored masters of stride and swing. 


Chris DingmanChris Dingman
February 21, 2012
Chris Dingman is one of a small group of elite musicians keeping the role of vibraphonist/leader alive in jazz today. He cut his teeth at the Thelonious Monk Institute, and his album Waking Dreams was a surprise hit of summer 2011.  Dingman performs his original tune, “Zanetta,” and duets with Weber on “Manhattan Bridge” and “Dolphin Dance.” (Photo Credit: Zachary Maxwell Stertz)


HiromiHiromi
Feburary 28, 2012
Virtuoso pianist and composer Hiromi Uehara began her classical studies at age 6. Today she is an in-demand jazz pianist able to play stride at blinding speed with deadly accuracy. More than a novelty, she is also a thoughtful, impressionistic composer. Hiromi’s mega chops are on display in this week’s session with host Jon Weber. (Photo Credit: Sakiko Nomura)


Dominick FarinacciDominick Farinacci
March 6, 2012
Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci has emerged as a young man whose versatile horn ranges from the soft and seductive to the rough and bluesy. His skills have earned him a headline spot with festivals worldwide and recording dates with a list of jazz legends; he’s also a composer with nine albums under his belt. Farinacci performs “Just One of Those Things” and his original tune, “Dawn of Goodbye.”


Whitney JamesWhitney James
March 13, 2012
Vocalist Whitney James studied musical theatre and opera before committing to jazz, and her theatrical background has served her well. Her acclaimed 2010 debut album, The Nature of Love, revealed a fully formed voice on a confident set of beloved standards. With host Jon Weber as accompanist, James brings her rich, full alto tone to tunes including “Tenderly” and “If You Could See Me Now.” (Photo Credit: Marc Von Borstel)


Stefon HarrisStefon Harris
March 20, 2012
Vibraphonist and band leader Stefon Harris is one of the busiest musicians in jazz: he tours with his band Blackout and the SF Jazz Collective, teaches at NYU, and is an artist-in-residence at institutions across the U.S. He’s also a three-time Grammy nominee and six-time Best Mallet Player by the Jazz Journalist Association. Harris takes to his fiery vibes playing through a set of standards and his originals.   

 


Jason MoranJason Moran
March 27, 2012
Jason Moran is one of the most talked about pianists and composers of the past decade. In 2010, he was made a MacArthur Fellow, and his album, Ten, topped the JazzTimes Critics' Poll. He epitomizes today’s approach to music, regularly employing sampled loops as a “fourth band member” in live performances.  This week Moran performs a definitive set of 21st-century jazz piano tunes. 

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About Jon Weber


 

Jon WeberJon Weber is counted among the most brilliant minds in jazz today.  The New York based, Wisconsin/Chicago raised Weber is a truly virtuosic piano player who can be heard regularly in the most renowned clubs and rooms in Manhattan and at festivals around the world. His flawless technique and an encyclopedic knowledge of jazz history have made him an international ambassador for the music. He is an excellent interviewer and a proven guest host who has won much praise from the Piano Jazz listener audience. Weber is committed to the mission of the show:  exploring the vibrant musical landscape of today by bringing the very best out of the amazing artists who visit the program.

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Piano Jazz Rising Stars with Jon Weber: About the Show


Piano Jazz Rising Stars, hosted by pianist Jon Weber, launches on January 3, 2012.  The series highlights the jazz legends of tomorrow, and follows the winning combination of talk and music heard on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz for over 30 years. Each week host Jon Weber sits down with one of the leading young performers on the jazz scene today. Guests include pianist Taylor Eigsti, guitarist Julian Lage, alto saxophonist/vocalist Grace Kelly, vocalist Sachal Vasandani, and the 2012 Thelonious Monk Competition winner, pianist Kris Bowers.

Piano Jazz Rising Stars is offered to NPR member and Piano Jazz affiliate stations FREE of charge for all of 2013. Stations may schedule the complete quarter-long series or may choose select episodes beginning January 3. 

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Web Link: www.scetv.org/pianojazzrisingstars

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Song Travels with Michael Feinstein - Winter 2013


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Wynton Marsalis Wynton Marsalis
January 1, 2013

Trumpeter and composer Wynton Marsalis hails from one of New Orleans’ most distinguished jazz families, and he has continued the Marsalis dynasty with multiple Grammy Awards, a Pulitzer Prize, and the National Medal of Arts. Spend an hour with this legendary artist as he shares a few of his favorite things, including a recently discovered recording of Louis Armstrong’s last known performance.

Eric Benet Eric Benét
January 8, 2013

Singer, songwriter, and actor Eric Benét charges his old school soul songwriting with healthy doses of modern funk and hip-hop. His winning formula has been recognized with multiple Grammy and Image Award nominations. Benét joins Feinstein for a set of original tunes and classics by Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, and David Foster.  

Shelby Lynne Shelby Lynne
January 15, 2013

Singer/songwriter Shelby Lynne has carved her own path as a respected independent artist. After years in Nashville she relocated to California, where the Grammy-winning artist continues to earn high praise with each new album. Lynne performs her own tunes and teams up with host Feinstein on “Gee Baby Ain’t I Good to You.”

Miloš Karadaglić Miloš Karadaglić
January 22, 2013

Classical guitarist Miloš Karadaglić began performing as his country, the former Yugoslavia, was being ripped apart by war.  He entered the Royal Academy of Music in London, and his hard work is paying off –a 2012 solo concert at Royal Albert Hall was widely praised! Karadaglić brings his love of Latin music to Song Travels with pieces by Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos and Argentine tango master Astor Piazzolla.

Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis,  Jr.Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.
January 29, 2013

The husband and wife musical team of Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr., met as members of the iconic ‘60s group The 5th Dimension.  They went on to perform as a successful duo and host their own television show. Over 40 years later, their music and mutual love and respect are still going strong. Performances include “Mona Lisa” and “Here’s That Rainy Day.”

Ryan BinghamRyan Bingham
February 5, 2013

Singer/songwriter Ryan Bingham has made the unlikely journey from rodeo rider to Grammy and Oscar winner for the Crazy Heart soundtrack. His gritty-beyond-his-years voice echoes the rough and tumble life he’s known. On this Song Travels, Bingham performs tunes with a roadhouse tinge, including his own “As I Do My Dancing” and “Too Deep To Fill.”

Aaron NevilleAaron Neville
February 12, 2013

Grammy-winning R&B /soul singer Aaron Neville has been a radio mainstay for over five decades. And he has been ambassador to the world for New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. On this week’s episode, Neville’s silky smooth voice is sure to get everyone in the Valentine’s Day spirit, as he performs a set of Doo-Wop greats including “This Magic Moment” and “Under The Boardwalk.”

Stephen Holden
February 19, 2013

New York Times music and film critic Stephen Holden covered the 1970s singer/songwriter explosion before he went on to write up everything from film to cabaret. Music has been with him every step of the way. On this week’s program Holden illustrates his life’s journey through musical milestones from Bob Dylan to Sinatra to Sting.

Gloria Gaynor Gloria Gaynor
February 26, 2013

Gloria Gaynor is best known for her sensational 1978 hit, “I Will Survive,” which won the only Grammy ever awarded for Best Disco Recording. In the past decade she has released new music on unsuspecting audiences and has been honored with a slate of accolades. Gaynor performs “My Funny Valentine” and joins Feinstein for a duet of “The Very Thought of You.”

Jake Shimabukuro Jake Shimabukuro
March 5, 2013

Jake Shimabukuro has carried the sound of the ukulele from Hawaiian shores to the world’s concert stages. In his hands the humble “little guitar” sings everything from J.S. Bach to the Beatles.  On this Song Travels, Shimabukuro performs “Somewhere Over The Rainbow,” and joins Feinstein for a duet of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.”

Cat RussellCatherine Russell
March 12, 2013

As a young girl, vocalist Catherine Russell bounced on the knee of Louis Armstrong. She started her career as an ace backup singer for stars including Paul Simon, David Bowie, and Steely Dan. Today she’s a leading interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Russell and Feinstein perform an hour of pure radio perfection, including “I Cover The Waterfront” and a duet of “The Very Thought of You.”

Matt Munisteri Matt Munisteri
March 19, 2013
Guitarist, singer, and composer Matt Munisteri has uncovered much of the forgotten jazz and swing from the early 20th century. His latest album, Still Runnin’ ‘Round In the Wilderness, explores the “lost” compositions of the American singer/songwriter Willard Robison. Archivists Munisteri and Feinstein share tunes that, while forsaken by the past, are sure to be easy to remember.

José Feliciano José Feliciano
March 26, 2013
Singer, virtuoso guitarist, and composer José Feliciano’s holiday tune, “Feliz Navidad,” is essential to any Yuletide playlist. On his latest album, The King, Feliciano pays tribute to Elvis Presley. The eight time Grammy winner joins Feinstein for an electrifying hour of music and conversation, including performances of “Always On My Mind” and “Love Me Tender.”

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Song Travels: Sample Programs


Brandy Clark

Brandy Clark
Country vocalist and songwriter Brandy Clark has written major hits for modern country artists Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert, and The Band Perry. With her acclaimed debut solo album, 12 Stories, she revitalizes the tradition of storytelling in country music with darkly humorous songs that speak from the experiences of a modern woman. Clark performs a set of her original songs including “Pray to Jesus” and “Take a Little Pill.”

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Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter
Jazz and Soul singer Gregory Porter had a breakout year in 2012. His album Be Good topped many “Best of” lists and was named iTunes’ Jazz Album of the Year. He was also nominated for a Grammy for Best Traditional R&B Performance. On this Song Travels, Porter is joined by his band mates Chip Crawford and Aaron James for a set including numbers from his latest album, Liquid Spirit.

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Media Kit: Song Travels with Michael Feinstein


Song Travels with Michael Feinstein

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A Special Edition of Song Travels

The Song Travels Spring 2014 Fundraiser features performances and talk segments with host Michael Feinstein and his guests. In this program Feinstein frames each segment with his guest discussing love songs and performing a selection. Guests in the 7 modules include Valerie Simpson, Cheyenne Jackson, Hunter Hayes, Wayne Brady, Lari White, Neal Sedaka, and Rumer. If you can't view the player below, click here to open or download the mp3 file.

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Song Travels: About the Show


Song Travels embraces a diverse array of stellar performers including Renee Fleming, Barry Manilow, Wynton Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Valerie Simpson, and Jake Shimabukuro, to name a few. Each guest shares their passion for the songs through solo performances and duets with Feinstein, illustrating the continuing development of the songs across time.

Song Travels has been enthusiastically received by stations:

“Radio at its most artistic is great conversation. Song Travels delivers…the music and conversation work well together. I wish more people would let go of their theatrical voice and have the conversation. This show is what we should be about.” –Caroline Austin, Station Manager, WFSU, Tallahassee

"I love that show SO MUCH. It is so authentic, endearing. It feels like I'm sitting in the room with two friends. I feel like an insider. I'm hanging out with friends who are these fabulous musicians including Michael. It feels so intimate,—my own personal concert, a sneak peek behind the curtain. It's BRILLIANT. I am a BIG FAN. It's amazing. It's one of the best new shows out there. It has totally enchanted me!" -Roxanna Caldwell, Program Director, WFYI, Indianapolis

Host Michael Feinstein, with his encyclopedic music knowledge, is eager to connect all the dots in creating a portrait of America in music. He has the trust of both his guests and listeners:

“(His) warmth, style and wit illuminate... He honors the legacy and contributes to the future of the art form. Who could ask for anything more?” - Lois Reitzes, Program Director at WABE, Atlanta.

By presenting programming that is both entertaining and intelligent, the series foster a deeper appreciation for American music among an expanding audience. Song Travels continues to combine fresh performances and perspectives from high profile guests with archival recordings that reflect their journey in the music. Each guest artist brings something unique: the architects of Motown, the Nashville sound, the composers behind Hollywood’s soundtracks, and even traditional sounds from Hawaii are all at home on Song Travels.

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Song Travels with Michael Feinstein - Spring 2013


RumerRumer
April 2, 2013
Thirty-two-year old Rumer (Sarah Joyce) was raised in England and Pakistan, but her sound reveals a deep connection to the heyday of the early ’70s singer/songwriter era, along with shades of Broadway, ’30s jazz, and gospel. After years of unfailing effort, she is beginning to reap the rewards. Her debut album, Seasons of My Soul, reached No. 3 on the UK charts and was certified platinum. Rumer joins Michael Feinstein to talk about Judy Garland, Burt Bacharach, and old Hollywood, all of which inspire her to perform a few tunes from the Great American Songbook along with her own songs.

Neil SedakaNeil Sedaka
April 9, 2013
Neil Sedaka is synonymous with popular music. For more than 50 years, he has written, performed, and produced the soundtrack for America’s collective psyche. Sedaka had a string of early ‘60s pop hits, and his songs have been recorded by Frank Sinatra, Connie Francis, Elvis, and the Monkees, among others. On this episode, Feinstein and his guest talk and play iconic pop and great standards, including one of his many hits, “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do.”

Bette MidlerBette Midler
April 16, 2013
The Divine Miss M—singer, actress, and comedian Bette Midler—is Feinstein’s guest for an hour of pure radio fun. Midler opens a crate of favorite tunes from her record collection—from Louis Jordan to vintage Hawaiian music to Destiny’s Child, along with stories from her multi-faceted career. Feinstein presents her with a solo arrangement of "I'll Be There," a song written for her by the legendary songwriting team Alan and Marilyn Bergman.

Lari WhiteMarilyn & Alan Bergman
April 23, 2013
Songwriters Marilyn & Alan Bergman are a legendary power couple in American popular music. Their work includes the themes for television programs Alice, Good Times, and In The Heat Of The Night. They have earned multiple Emmys, Grammys, and Academy Awards, including Best Original Song for “The Way We Were,” written with Marvin Hamlisch. And the hits keep coming, with a new, never before heard tune co-written with Feinstein, “There’s You,” which he sings on this program. 

David Hyde PierceDavid Hyde Pierce
April 30, 2013
Actor, singer and comedian David Hyde Pierce is best known for his Emmy Award-winning role as Niles Crane on the long-running TV series Frasier. He’s also a Tony Award-winning actor for his role in Curtains. Pierce and Feinstein's discussion ranges from Beethoven to Spamalot, and Pierce sings a few of his favorite standards with Feinstein at the piano.  

Jean-Yves ThibaudetJean-Yves Thibaudet
May 7, 2013
French pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is one of the leading performers on today’s classical music scene. He has over 40 albums to his credit, including interpretations of the classical repertoire as well as music by George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, and Bill Evans. Thibaudet’s depth and breadth are on display in works by Spanish composer Federico Mompou and American popular song writer Alec Wilder. He and Feinstein bring their unique perspectives to Wilder’s “I’ll Be Around” and George Gershwin’s “Embraceable You.”

Joshua Bell and Jeremy DenkJoshua Bell & Jeremy Denk
May 14, 2013
Feinstein welcomes one of the most dynamic duos in the classical music world—violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Jeremy Denk. The two have been recording and performing together in the classical repertoire for almost a decade, and have become equally at home thumbing through the pages of the Great American Songbook. On this week’s Song Travels, Bell and Denk perform selections from their latest project, French Impressions, an album of works by César Franck, Maurice Ravél and Camille Saint-Saëns.Through conversation and music, Feinstein and his guests connect the dots between classical music and standards.

Liza MinnelliLiza Minnelli
May 21, 2013
Born into Hollywood royalty, Liza Minnelli has made her own name on the stage and screen. Her role in the 1972 film version of the Broadway musical Cabaret made her an international sensation and won her the Academy Award for Best Actress. She continues to wow audiences the world over with her delightful presence and powerful voice. Minnelli joins her good friend Feinstein for an enlightening discussion of her life and the evolution of her approach to song.    

Thomas Lauderdale Thomas Lauderdale
May 28, 2013
Pianist Thomas Lauderdale is a cofounder of the celebrated orchestral ensemble Pink Martini, which bridges classical, jazz, world music and old fashioned pop. On this Song Travels, Lauderdale brings along a few of his musical collaborators, including NPR’s Ari Shapiro, who proves to be as good a singer as he is a journalist. Lauderdale solos on “Malagueña” by Ernesto Lecuona, and duets with Feinstein on George Gershwin’s “The Man I Love.”

Cheyenne JacksonCheyenne Jackson
June 4, 2013
Actor/singer Cheyenne Jackson is equally at home on Broadway and in front of the camera. He made his Broadway debut as the understudy for both male leads in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and his cabaret debut, a one man show titled Back to the Start, was a sold-out hit. Jackson has appeared on NBC’s 30 Rock and Fox’s Glee and has recorded an album of duets with Feinstein, The Power of Two. The pair are reunited here on Song Travels to discuss Jackson’s journey from Idaho to the national stage and to perform a few musical highlights from along the way.  

Lari WhiteLari White
June 11, 2013
With three Grammys to her credit, Lari White's multi-faceted career as an award-winning recording artist, hit songwriter, producer, independent record label owner, and versatile actress has earned her the title of Nashville's "Renaissance Woman." As the first female producer of a male superstar, Lari recently made music history by producing Toby Keith's platinum album White Trash with Money. Her songwriting credits include Tammy Wynette, Lonestar, Toby Keith, and Sarah Buxton, and Danny Gokey. She had a part in the blockbuster movie Cast Away, and has made her critically-acclaimed Broadway debut in "Ring of Fire.” This "Renaissance Woman" joins host Feinstein to share her musical journey on this edition of Song Travels.

Wayne BradyWayne Brady
June 18, 2013
Wayne Brady became a household name improvising on the popular TV show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?  The singer/actor/dancer/comedian has also appeared in the stage productions Rent and Chicago, and he became host of the game show Let's Make a Deal in 2009. On this week’s Song Travels, Brady discusses his two major musical influences: Sammy Davis Jr. and Sam Cooke. With his musical director Cat Gray at the piano, Brady performs the Cooke classic, “You Send Me,” and Feinstein joins Brady in a duet of “It’s Only a Paper Moon."

Rickie  Lee JonesRickie Lee Jones
June 25, 2013
Two-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Rickie Lee Jones has been pushing down musical boundaries for over four decades with her hauntingly beautiful voice and fearless experimentation. She has carved her own unique path, collaborating with artists from Alison Krauss to Dr. John. On this Song Travels, Jones employs her sultry, dynamic voice to sing some of the standards that have inspired her along the way.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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The Thursday Spoleto Chamber Music Series


Spoleto Chamber Music with Miles Hoffman


Program Listing


Spoleto Chamber Music

Thursday Nights at 7:00

The chamber music series from the Spoleto Festival USA offers a series of 13 one-hour concerts from the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston. Spoleto Chamber Music features vibrant young stars paired with veteran performers.  Tune in each week for world class performances of the music of Haydn, Schubert, Mozart, and more on ETV Radio.


Program Listings


8/07/13
PAGANINI: "Moses Phantasy" Variations on a Theme by Rossini
HANDEL: "Da Tempeste" (Aria from Guilio Cesare)
BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 9 in A Major, Op. 47, "Kreutzer"
8/14/13
MENDELSSOHN: Piano Sextet in D Major, Op. 110
BACH: "Ich habe genug," BWV 82

8/21/13
GOLIJOV: Yiddishbbuk
SHOTAKOVICH: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57

8/28/13
BEETHOVEN: Serenade in D Major, Op. 25
MOZART: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, K. 478

09/04/14
TELEMANN: Concerto for Violin, Flute, Strings & Continuo in E Minor
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K. 466

09/11/14
PROKOFIEV: Quintet in G Minor (from the ballet Trapeze), Op. 39
MOZART: Sonata in F Major for Piano Four Hands, K. 497

09/18/14
FARRENC: Piano Quintet No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 30
BRITTEN: Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 65

09/25/14
HAYDN: “Quinten” String Quartet, Op.76, No. 2
CHAUSSON: Concerto for Violin, Piano, & String Quartet in D major

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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2012 Holiday Specials on ETV Radio’s Classical Stations


Wednesday, December 12 – 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Hanukkah Lights 2012
A perennial favorite holiday program from NPR, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

Wednesday, December 12 – 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Paul Winter Solstice Concert
Once again on the darkest night of the year, NPR Music presents the illuminating tradition From New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine: the 32nd annual Paul Winter Solstice Celebration, featuring gospel singer Theresa Thomason, Mbira Master Chris Berry and The Paul Winter Consort with Paul McCandless, Eugene Friesen, Paul Sullivan, Eliot Wadopian, Jamey Haddad, Tim Brumfield and the glorious Cathedral Pipe Organ.

Thursday, December 13 – 9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Jazz Piano Christmas XXIII
NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. NEA Jazz Master Ellis Marsalis, Jason Moran, Geri Allen, and Taylor Eigsti, and other artists perform their favorite holiday songs.

Monday, December 17 – 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

A Choral Christmas with Stile Antico
Celebrate Christmas with the sound of soaring voices. Stile Antico, the award-winning choir from London, pays a visit to St. Paul's Church on Harvard Square for a concert of radiant sacred music for the Christmas season by the most acclaimed composers of the renaissance. Hear the group's luminous blend of voices sing the intricately woven music of Thomas Tallis and William Byrd.

Monday, December 17 – 9:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs
One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges -- two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation -- get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This encore presentation features the best works of the last several years. It's a joyous celebration of the schools' tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols. Korva Coleman hosts.

Wednesday, December 19 – 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Jonathan Winters' A Christmas Carol
An updated version of a public radio tradition hosted by NPR's Susan Stamberg. Master comedian Jonathan Winters presents a distinctive reading of Dickens' holiday classic, with a special performing edition prepared by Dickens for his own presentations.

Wednesday, December 19 – 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Tinsel Tales: NPR Christmas Favorites
This program features stories from the NPR archives that touch on the meaning of Christmas. David Sedaris, Bailey White, John Henry Faulk -- these and other NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary.

Wednesday, December 19 – 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Tinsel Tales 2
NPR fills millions of homes each holiday with humor, warmth, and a host of festive voices. Continuing with the tradition of the first Tinsel Tales program, this is another collection of the best and most requested holiday stories. Joy, hope, and childhood memories overflow as NPR voices, past and present, tell stories of the season. Hosted by Lynn Neary.

Sunday, December 23, 6:00 – 8:00 a.m. and Tuesday, December 25, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Carolina Live: Holiday Edition: The Best of Christmas Past
Winston-Salem Symphony performs Respighi’s “Adoration of the Magi”, from An Old Salem Christmas 2011.

Sunday, December 23 – 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Thistle and Shamrock – "Nollaig"
Traditional Celtic carols, dance tunes and verses, hosted by Fiona Ritchie.

Sunday, December 23 – 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Christmas with Marian McPartland
Piano Jazz swings in the holiday season with a special program of Christmas music. McPartland and her guests from seasons past share their favorite memories and perform yuletide classics and original holiday tunes. Guest artists include George Shearing, Tony DeSare, and Dena DeRose.

Monday, December 24 – beginning at 10:00 a.m.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Hosted by Michael Barone, this is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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40 Years of ETV Radio


40 Years of ETV Radio

ETV Radio celebrates forty years of broadcasting in South Carolina on Labor Day.

Originally "signing on" September 3, 1972 from a single transmitter in Greenville, the local broadcaster now covers all of South Carolina with eight transmitters. Five of the stations are in a news/talk format, three provide classical music – and all provide public radio with a distinctive South Carolina flavor. 

Called "a new dimension in audio pleasure" when it debuted, the educational radio service continues its original mission of learning and enlightenment in a non-commercial format. 
Each broadcast day features stories on Carolina business, history, and culture. Rudy Mancke of ETV's NatureScene gives daily NatureNotes. South Carolina's preeminent historian, Dr. Walter Edgar, has a daily feature on South Carolina A to Z and hosts Walter Edgar's Journal each Friday at noon on South Carolina's history and culture, with topics ranging from Hurricane Camille to how the staggering death toll from the Civil War changed America's way of dealing with death. Monday through Thursday, Clemson University and ETV Radio team up for listener call-ins about bugs, pets, gardening, and food on Your Day

An offshoot of South Carolina ETV, the small, local radio effort quickly became a major national radio producer. From early series focusing on the Swamp Fox and the roots of African American music, producers from ETV Radio made their mark with Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, National Public Radio's longest-running jazz program featuring legendary jazz stars from Mel Torme to Ray Charles to Tony Bennett in original performances with McPartland. The program is now in its third decade. ETV Radio also produces a sister program for rising stars, as well as a national series of chamber music from Charleston's Spoleto Festival each year, and Song Travels with Michael Feinstein, featuring guests such as Liza Minnelli, Bette Midler, Cheyenne Jackson, and Rumer. 

Listeners raised over a million dollars for a new Columbia studio facility in 2011 and support the programs via yearly donations to the ETV Endowment of South Carolina

SC ETV broadcast a TV special when ETV Radio signed on, and to celebrate the anniversary the ETV will air the same special on the same day and time (Labor Day at 7 p.m.) but forty years later. The TV station will follow that broadcast with a 1966 documentary on Greenville, ETV Radio's first city. 

The ETV Radio classical stations are: Charleston 89.3 FM; Columbia 91.3 FM; and Greenville 90.1 FM. The ETV Radio news/talk stations are: Aiken 89.1 FM; Beaufort 89.9 FM; Conway 90.1 FM, Rock Hill, 88.9 FM; and Sumter 88.1FM. ETV Radio can also be streamed at etvradio.org.

South Carolina ETV is the state's public educational broadcasting network with 11 television and eight radio transmitters, and a multi-media educational system in more than 2,500 schools, colleges, businesses and government agencies. Using television, radio and the web, SCETV's mission is to enrich lives by educating children, informing and connecting citizens, celebrating our culture and environment and instilling the joy of learning.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Invitation - Jim Mings Quartet Live at Pug's, 1988, for SC ETV Radio by ETV Radio

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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TED Radio Hour


TED Radio Hour

ETV Radio's Classical NPR News Station bring you the new NPR show TED Radio Hour, beginning June 17, at 4:00 p.m. Hosted by journalist Alison Stewart, the show represents a new partnership between NPR and TED. Each year, TED hosts conferences that bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less about the best ideas in technology, entertainment, design and more.

TED Radio Hour focuses on a theme each week – such as happiness, the power of crowds, or food – and weaves together TEDTalks centered on the topic with innovative soundscapes and conversations that bring these ideas to life. As host, Stewart talks with the original speakers to probe how ideas make waves and get inside people's heads, and most importantly, provoke excitement. Over the course of the season, TED Radio Hour will dive inside humans' collective heads with shows exploring what makes the brain an amazing idea engine, why collaboration is the new normal, and where creative wellsprings might be found. The show also plans to address major issues confronting society, with talks about rethinking cities and urbanization, and examining food issues with guest chefs Jaime Oliver and Dan Barber.

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Program Schedule Changes for June, 2012


Program Schedule Changes for June, 2012

Your Classical NPR News Stations
(WSCI-FM Charleston 89.3, WEPR-FM Greenville 90.1, WLTR-FM Columbia 91.3)

ETV Radio listeners can now hear Radio Reader only on-line. Details here.

Echoes airs at 10:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday. (Please note the producers of Echoes no longer provide a Friday program.)

This American Life is now on at 10:00 p.m., Fridays, followed by a second episode of This American Life at 11:00 p.m.

World Café airs at 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Fridays.

 


 

Your NPR News Stations
(WRJA-FM Sumter 88.1, WNSC-FM Rock Hill 88.9, WLJK-FM Aiken 89.1, WJWJ-FM Beaufort 89.9, WHMC-FM 90.1 Conway)

Three new shows from NPR have joined the Sunday afternoon lineup;

Ask Me Another – Sunday afternoons at 2:00 p.m.

Cabinet of Wonders – Sunday afternoons at 3:00 p.m.

The TED Radio Hour – Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m.

Whad’Ya Know? returns to Sunday afternoons, 2:00 p.m. on July 29.

This American Life moves to Sunday nights at 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. with back to back episodes.

Questions and comments e-mail or call ETV Radio’s Operations Manager/Program Director John Gasque at gasque@scetv.org or 803-737-3413

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Song Travels with Michael Feinstein - Season 2


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Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Piano Jazz with Jon Weber


Piano Jazz Rising Stars

Piano Jazz Rising Stars

Piano Jazz Rising Stars, hosted by pianist Jon Weber, highlights the jazz legends of tomorrow, and follows the winning combination of talk and music heard on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz for over 30 years. Each week, host Jon Weber sits down with one of the leading young performers on the jazz scene today. Guests include pianist Taylor Eigsti, guitarist Julian Lage, alto saxophonist/vocalist Grace Kelly, vocalist Sachal Vasandani, and Thelonious Monk Competition winner, pianist Kris Bowers.

Sundas at 3:00 p.m. on ETV Radio’s news stations
Sundays at 8:00 p.m. on ETV Radio’s classical stations

Program Listings

 

Taylor EigstiTaylor Eigsti
Jan 06, 2013
Twenty-something pianist, composer, and educator Taylor Eigsti has been on the jazz scene for over a decade, and has lately set his sights on bringing jazz to a whole new audience. On this program Eigsti blends the old and new with solo renditions of “I Hear a Rhapsody,” Coldplay’s “Daylight,” and his original, “Magnolia.” (Photo Credit: Bill Douthart)


Grace KellyGrace Kelly
Jan 13, 2013
Alto saxophone  phenom Grace Kelly has recorded with icons Lee Konitz and Phil Woods and is a seasoned road warrior with tour dates around the world -all before the age of 20! She recently added vocalist to her resume. Kelly duets with host Jon Weber on “The Way You Look Tonight,” and her original tunes:  the bouncy “Flying Fish” and the sultry bossa nova vocal, “Gone.”


Julian LageJulian Lage
January 20, 2013
As a child, Julian Lage was quickly recognized as a guitar prodigy. He recorded with David Grisman and toured with Gary Burton before he was old enough to drive. Since then he has evolved into a composer with a deep understanding of the scope of American music, expressed on his acclaimed 2011 album, Gladwell. Lage solos on his “Etude  #1” and “Alone Together,” and joins Jon Weber for “Just Friends.” (Photo Credit: Michael Kurgansky)


Tammy McCannTammy McCann
January 27, 2013
Vocalist Tammy McCann discovered jazz while she was an opera student in her native Chicago. She decided to apply her considerable vocal range to a broad palette of musical styles, touring as a backup singer for Ray Charles and with her own successful gospel ensemble. Host Jon Weber accompanies McCann on “Daydream,” “Why Was I Born,” and “Easy Living.”


Kris Bowers
Kris Bowers
February 03, 2013
Kris Bowers began classical piano studies as a toddler in Los Angeles. In 2011, he walked away with the top honor at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition—a major career boost for the Juilliard student. He brings his award-winning chops to the Piano Jazz studios for this set of tunes.


Sanchel VasandaniSachal Vasandani
February 10, 2013
Sachal Vasandani is already earning critical acclaim as the next great male jazz vocalist. And today’s listeners agree—his 2011 album, Hi-Fly, shot straight to the number one spot on the iTunes jazz chart. Vasandani also penned some of the tunes on the album.  On this week’s program, he swings on a set of standards and originals with host Jon Weber. 


Aaron DiehlAaron Diehl
February 17, 2013
Dubbed “the Real Diehl” by Wynton Marsalis, pianist Aaron Diehl is bringing the music of keyboard giants like Scott Joplin, Art Tatum, and Duke Ellington to a whole new generation. Diehl was named the 2011 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz by the American Pianists Association. On this session, hear Diehl’s modern take on the music of the time honored masters of stride and swing. 


Chris DingmanChris Dingman
February 24, 2013
Chris Dingman is one of a small group of elite musicians keeping the role of vibraphonist/leader alive in jazz today. He cut his teeth at the Thelonious Monk Institute, and his album Waking Dreams was a surprise hit of summer 2011.  Dingman performs his original tune, “Zanetta,” and duets with Weber on “Manhattan Bridge” and “Dolphin Dance.” (Photo Credit: Zachary Maxwell Stertz)


HiromiHiromi
March 03, 2013
Virtuoso pianist and composer Hiromi Uehara began her classical studies at age 6. Today she is an in-demand jazz pianist able to play stride at blinding speed with deadly accuracy. More than a novelty, she is also a thoughtful, impressionistic composer. Hiromi’s mega chops are on display in this week’s session with host Jon Weber. (Photo Credit: Sakiko Nomura)


Dominick FarinacciDominick Farinacci
March 07, 2013
Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci has emerged as a young man whose versatile horn ranges from the soft and seductive to the rough and bluesy. His skills have earned him a headline spot with festivals worldwide and recording dates with a list of jazz legends; he’s also a composer with nine albums under his belt. Farinacci performs “Just One of Those Things” and his original tune, “Dawn of Goodbye.”


Whitney JamesWhitney James
March 10 , 2013
Vocalist Whitney James studied musical theatre and opera before committing to jazz, and her theatrical background has served her well. Her acclaimed 2010 debut album, The Nature of Love, revealed a fully formed voice on a confident set of beloved standards. With host Jon Weber as accompanist, James brings her rich, full alto tone to tunes including “Tenderly” and “If You Could See Me Now.” (Photo Credit: Marc Von Borstel)


Stefon HarrisStefon Harris
March 17, 2013
Vibraphonist and band leader Stefon Harris is one of the busiest musicians in jazz: he tours with his band Blackout and the SF Jazz Collective, teaches at NYU, and is an artist-in-residence at institutions across the U.S. He’s also a three-time Grammy nominee and six-time Best Mallet Player by the Jazz Journalist Association. Harris takes to his fiery vibes playing through a set of standards and his originals.   


Jason MoranJason Moran
March 24, 2013
Jason Moran is one of the most talked about pianists and composers of the past decade. In 2010, he was made a MacArthur Fellow, and his album, Ten, topped the JazzTimes Critics' Poll. He epitomizes today’s approach to music, regularly employing sampled loops as a “fourth band member” in live performances.  This week Moran performs a definitive set of 21st-century jazz piano tunes.     

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2011 CPB Local Content and Service Report


To view South Carolina ETV's 2011 Local Content and Service Report, please click here. (PDF)

Southern Lens is a showcase for independent film from and about the South, culled from film festivals and presented by South Carolina ETV. By turns warm, humorous, compelling, and heart-breaking, each film presents a place and time in Southern culture as seen through the eyes of one filmmaker.

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Valentines Day Recipes


Chocolate covered strawberries.Heat things up this Valentine’s Day with these decadent chocolate recipes from America’s Test Kitchen:

Chocolate Covered Strawberries (pdf)
Chocolate Chewies (pdf)
Chocolate-Raspberry Torte (pdf)
 
Join Chris Kimball and the test cooks on America’s Test Kitchen as they solve everyday cooking problems and bring you useful equipment reviews, trusted taste tests, and foolproof recipes. Tune in to the most-watched cooking show on public television, Saturdays at 2pm on ETV.

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Island Hopping on the SC Channel


An island paradise.

On Sunday, Feb. 5, from 4 to 10 p.m., escape with the SC Channel as we go on an island-hopping adventure to soak in the history, bask in the culture and most importantly, learn valuable travel tips for some of the most beautiful places around the world. From the exotic (Bermuda, Fiji and Greece) to the domestic (Long Island, Catalina and Hawaii), share in the journey and see a collection of invigorating destinations sure to help shake the winter blues:

4 p.m. - Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions - Cayman Islands

4:30 p.m. - Open Road: Catalina

5 p.m. - Travelscope: St. Vincent & the Grenadines - Close to Home

5:30 p.m. - Burt Wolf: Travels and Traditions - New York City

6 p.m. - Smart Travels: Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa – Maui and Hawaii’s Big Island

6:30 p.m. - Smart Travels: Pacific Rim with Rudy Maxa – Oahu and Kauai

7 p.m. - Smart Travels: Europe with Rudy Maxa – Greek Islands

7:30 p.m. - Burt Wolf: Travels and Traditions - Bermuda

8 p.m. - Open Road: Hawaiian Volcanoes and Midway

8:30 p.m. - Travelscope: Fiji – Island Hopping

9 p.m. - Globe Trekker: Micronesia

To find the SC Channel in your area, click here.

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Black History Month 2012


Tune to ETV and the South Carolina Channel (SCC) all month long for local and national stories that relay the struggles and triumphs of African Americans. 

LOCAL PRODUCTIONS: (First broadcasts in bold)

Each week, Carolina Stories, Southern Lens, ETV Classics, The Big Picture, and Connections highlight local people and events that changed our state and our country, including:

Richard Samuel Roberts

Carolina Stories: A True Likeness – The life and photographs of 1920s African-American photographer and South Carolina native, Richard Samuel Roberts, are rediscovered.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m.
SCC: Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 9 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 8 p.m.


Gullah womanThe Big Picture: Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage CorridorA tour along the South Carolina coast exploring one of the most unique cultures in America.
ETV:  Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 5 at noon
SCC: Thursday, Feb. 9 at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 12 at 5 p.m.


African American man holding an African mask.Connections: SC African-American History – Tracing the footsteps of the first Africans in the Carolinas.
ETV: Friday, Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m.  and Sunday, Feb. 5 at 12:30 p.m.
SCC:
Thursday, Feb. 9 at 9 p.m.  and Sunday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m.


Jail, No Bail Logo

Carolina Stories: Jail, No Bail - The story of Rock Hill’s “Friendship Nine,” who created the successful “Jail, No Bail” protest strategy that forever changed the Civil Rights movement.
ETV
: Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8 p.m.and Sunday, Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m.
SCC
: Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 9 p.m.


Men weaving basketsCarolina Stories: The Penn Center -  A Legacy of Change – The history of one of the country’s first schools for freed slaves, located on Saint Helena Island, near Beaufort, South Carolina.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 2 at 8:30 p.m.
SCC:
Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 8:30 p.m.


Change Comes Knocking LogoSouthern Lens: Change Comes Knocking – A bi-racial anti-poverty group, the North Carolina Fund, boldly confronted the explosive issues of race, class & politics during the turbulent 1960s.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 2 at 9 p.m.
SCC: Monday, Feb. 6 at 8 p.m.


World War I era African American SoldierCarolina Stories: Over Here – The Homefront During World War I – The impact of WWI on South Carolina, including the role African Americans played to support the war effort.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m.
SCC: Wednesday, Feb 15 at 8 p.m.


Marines marching.Southern Lens: The Marines at Montford Point – The first African Americans to serve in the Marine Corps trained at Montford Point, North Carolina, between 1942 and 1949.
ETV:  Thursday, Feb. 9 at 9 p.m.
SCC: Monday, Feb. 13 at 8 p.m.


Robert SmallsETV Classics: Mary Long’s Yesteryear: Robert Smalls, Pt. I – Sail Away to Freedom – A Beaufort, South Carolina slave becomes the pilot of a Confederate gunboat, which he sailed out of Charleston harbor in a desperate bid for freedom.
ETV: Sunday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m.
SCC: Monday, Feb. 6 at 10 p.m.


Robert SmallsETV Classics: Mary Long’s Yesteryear: Robert Smalls, Pt. 2  - Gullah Statesman – Smalls becomes one of the first African Americans elected to public office, with a distinguished career in the SC Senate and the US House of Representatives.
ETV: Sunday, Feb. 12 at 3:30 p.m.
SCC: Monday, Feb. 13 at 10 p.m.


judges gavel and legal scalesThe Big Picture: Civil Rights - Guest host Dr. Walter Edgar talks with Congressman Jim Clyburn about this historical era in our country and state's history.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19 at noon
SCC: Thursday, Feb. 23 at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m.


Jonathan Green paintingCarolina Stories: Homecoming – The Art of Leo Twiggs and Jonathan Green – Two of South Carolina’s most renowned artists return to the Lowcountry to revisit the heritage that inspires their work.
ETV:  Thursday, Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19 at 4 p.m.
SCC:
Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m.


Woman weaving sweet grass basketSouthern Lens: Bin Yah – There’s No Place Like HomeThe potential loss of important African-American communities in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina due to growth and development.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 16 at 9 p.m.
SCC:
Monday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m.


ETV Classic logo.ETV Classics: Porgy – A Gullah Version – A 1997 performance of the classic stage play “Porgy and Bess,” performed in the Gullah language. 
ETV: Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m.



Benedict College logoBlack History Teleconference – The Struggle Continues: Black Women in American Culture and History – High school & college students ask prominent African Americans about their challenges & achievements.
ETV: Sunday, Feb. 19 at 5 p.m.
SCC:
 Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m.


Students walking down a streetSouthern Lens: The Clinton 12 – Twelve African American teenagers are forced to integrate into an all-white high school in Clinton, Tennessee, following Brown v. Board of Education.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 23 at 8:30 p.m.
SCC:
Monday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m.


ETV Classic logo.ETV Classics: An Evening with Mabel Mercer and Bobby Short – Taped in ETV’s studios, a concert performance by music legends Mercer and Short, with host Alec Wilder.
ETV: Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m.

 

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NATIONAL PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:


Daisy BatesIndependent Lens: Daisy Bates – First Lady of Little Rock – The story of Bates’ life and vocal support of nine black students to attend the all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 2 at 10 p.m.


William StillUnderground Railroad: The William Still Story – A profile of one of the most important yet unheralded individuals of the Underground Railroad.
ETV: Monday, Feb. 6 at 10 p.m.
SCC: Sunday, Feb. 19 at 9 p.m.


Freedom Riders escaping from a burning busAmerican Experience: Freedom Riders – Chronicles the journey of the courageous band of civil-rights activists, black and white, who rode buses in the Deep South to fight segregation.
ETV: Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 10 p.m.
SCC: Sunday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.


Young man looking downIndependent Lens: The Black Power Mixtape 1967-75 - Using an innovative format that riffs on the popular 1970s mixtape format, this is a cinematic and musical journey into the black communities, culture and styles of America.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 9 at 10 p.m.


1930s era picture of a man leaning against a treeSlavery By Another NameChallenging the assumption that slavery ended with the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, the documentary uncovers how “neoslavery” began and persisted into the 1940s.
ETV: Monday, Feb. 13 at 9 p.m.


Young boy next to painting of Martin Luther King, Jr.Independent Lens: More than a MonthA 29-year-old African-American filmmaker goes on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month.
ETV: Thursday, Feb. 16 at 10:00 p.m.


Cab Calloway.American Masters: Cab Calloway - Sketches - Explore the life of this pioneering jazz legend who led one of the most popular African American big bands of the 1930s-40s.
ETV: Monday, Feb. 27 at 10 p.m. and Friday, March 2 at 9 p.m.

 

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Media Coverage


Former Chicago piano whiz Jon Weber gets his big break – on radio (Chicago Tribune)

ETV Radio finds a successor to ‘Piano Jazz’ (The State)

Jon Weber performs a stride piano take on Auld Lang Syne at the beginning of NPR’s Toast of the Nation (NPR)

NPR's Long-Running 'Piano Jazz' Gets A Makeover (NPR)

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2011 Holiday Specials on ETV Radio


Holiday Memories with Michael Feinstein

Sunday December 18 at 7 p.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

Michael Feinstein is a tireless champion and conservator of American Popular Song. And no yuletide trip to Manhattan is complete without a visit to his holiday show at Feinstein's at Loews Regency. On this special program, he shares some of his favorite tunes and memories of the season.

Christmas with Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs.

Monday December 19 at 8 p.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

One of the great holiday traditions in America, the choirs of Morehouse and Spelman Colleges -- two of the most prestigious historically black institutions in the nation -- get together to present a spine-tingling concert program. This encore presentation features the best works of the last several years. It's a joyous celebration of the schools' tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols. Korva Coleman hosts.

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Monday December 19 at 9 p.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

The choir of St. Joseph Catholic Church of Columbia performs this moving service. Produced by ETV Radio.

Hanukkah Lights 2011

Wednesday December 21 at 7 p.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

A perennial NPR favorite, Hanukkah Lights features Hanukkah stories and memoirs written by acclaimed authors expressly for the show, as read by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz.

A Paul Winter Solstice Concert

Wednesday December 21 at 8 p.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

The towering walls of the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine reverberate with sounds of celebration in this NPR holiday tradition. Paul Winter welcomes gospel singer Theresa Thomason, multi-instrumentalist/singer Arto Tunçboyaciyan, double reed wizard Paul McCandless, and the Paul Winter Consort in live performances from their recent Grammy-winning album MIHO and their timeless solstice songs.
Give your listeners an affirming and celebratory holiday season. Pass the longest night of the year with Paul Winter's Solstice Celebration.

A Carolina Christmas from Biltmore Estate with Kathy Mattea

Thursday December 22 at 8 p.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

A Carolina Christmas from Biltmore Estate, with Kathy Mattea is a festive celebration of holiday music -- from one of the most magnificent acoustic venues in the country! A Carolina Christmas features soloists and large ensembles performing a rich variety of songs, including sacred music of the season, African-American spirituals, Celtic jigs and folk favorites. Center stage is the rich voice and warm spirit of two-time Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year Kathy Mattea, singing fresh arrangements from her Grammy award-winning holiday album Good News. Ms. Mattea is accompanied by the Carolinas' premiere choral ensemble, VOX, as well as the Baroque/Celtic trio The Beggar Boys. This special musical offering provides a rich vocal experience to be enjoyed throughout the 12 days of Christmas.

The concert comes to you from the extraordinary Banquet Hall of Biltmore Estate, America's largest private home, built by George Vanderbilt more than 100 years ago. First opened to friends on Christmas Eve 1895, this French Renaissance chateau is one of the nation's most cherished landmarks and most-visited tourist destinations. Listeners from coast-to-coast will revel in this fresh holiday offering of beautiful music in a superb setting.

Jazz Piano Christmas

Thursday December 22 at 9 p.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

NPR Music brings you another great concert from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. NEA Jazz Master Barry Harris, Jason Moran, Eddie Palmieri, and up-and-comer Alfredo Rodriguez perform unique piano arrangements of their favorite holiday songs. Felix Contreas hosts.

A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

Saturday December 24 at 10 a.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

Live from the chapel of King’s College in Cambridge, England.

Hosted by Michael Barone, this is a live stereo music and spoken-word broadcast from the chapel of King's College in Cambridge, England. The 30-voice King's College Choir performs the legendary Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols service of Biblical readings and music.

Carolina Live – An Old Salem Christmas

Sunday December 25 at 6 a.m. and Tuesday December 27 at 7 p.m. on Your Classical NPR News Stations

Conductor Robert Moody leads the Winston-Salem Symphony, chorale and guests in a program of baroque, Moravian and traditional holiday selections.

Thistle and Shamrock: Fiona's Festive Greetings
Join host Fiona Ritchie for a blend of acoustic music for the holiday season, handpicked from her treasure trove of recordings and readings.

A Prairie Home Companion's Hawaiian New Year's Eve, with Garrison Keillor

Saturday December 31 at 10 p.m. on on Your Classical NPR News Stations and Your NPR News Stations

Garrison Keillor hosts a three hour broadcast from Hawaii, with our actors - Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Fred Newman - and Erica Rhodes; Rich Dworsky and the Guy's All-Star Shoe Band; Heather Masse, plus special guest performers, including slack key guitar and ukulele master, Led Kaapana. The broadcast will include - Guy Noir, Lives of the Cowboys and The News from Lake Wobegon.

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Walter Edgar’s Trips


Trip to Alamo with Walter EdgarMarch 22-26, 2012

Travel with Dr. Walter Edgar as he follows the trail of Saluda native William Travis on his way to command the Texas defenders of the Alamo. Along the way you will explore the Spanish history of Texas, touring the towns of Gonzales and Goliad with visits to Spanish mission complexes and of course the Alamo. The tour ends where Texas won its independence, the San Jacinto Battlefield. 

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For more information, contact the Endowment 1-877-253-2092 or email members@etvendowment.org.

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Follow the trail of S.C. native William Travis to the Alamo


March 22-26, 2012

Travel with Dr. Walter Edgar as he follows the trail of Saluda native William Travis on his way to command the Texas defenders of the Alamo. Along the way you will explore the Spanish history of Texas, touring the towns of Gonzales and Goliad with visits to Spanish mission complexes and of course the Alamo. The tour ends where Texas won its independence, the San Jacinto Battlefield. 

 Overview of the trip

  • March 22-26, 2012
  • Arrive in San Antonio, TX
  • Follow the trail of William Travis (from Saluda, SC) on his way to command the Texas defenders of the Alamo
  • Walter will explore Spanish history of Texas touring towns of Gonzales and Goliad
  • Visit to Spanish mission complexes
  • Visit to the Alamo
  • Tour ends at site where Texas won its independence – the San Jacinto Battlefield
  • Download the Itinerary
  • Download the Sign-Up Form

For more information, contact the Endowment 1-800-922-5437 or email members@etvendowment.org.

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ETV Radio Donor Luncheon


Jazz pianist Jon Weber and vocalist Tammy McCann perform at the SCETV studios in Columbia, SC.

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Taylor Eigsti

Taylor Eigsti
Original Broadcast: January 3, 2012
Twenty-something pianist, composer, and educator Taylor Eigsti has been on the jazz scene for over a decade, and has lately set his sights on bringing jazz to a whole new audience. On this program Eigsti blends the old and new with solo renditions of “I Hear a Rhapsody,” Coldplay’s “Daylight,” and his original, “Magnolia.” (Photo Credit: Bill Douthart)


Grace KellyGrace Kelly
Original Broadcast: January 10, 2012
Alto saxophone  phenom Grace Kelly has recorded with icons Lee Konitz and Phil Woods and is a seasoned road warrior with tour dates around the world -all before the age of 20! She recently added vocalist to her resume. Kelly duets with host Jon Weber on “The Way You Look Tonight,” and her original tunes:  the bouncy “Flying Fish” and the sultry bossa nova vocal, “Gone.”


Julian LageJulian Lage
Original Broadcast: January 17, 2012
As a child, Julian Lage was quickly recognized as a guitar prodigy. He recorded with David Grisman and toured with Gary Burton before he was old enough to drive. Since then he has evolved into a composer with a deep understanding of the scope of American music, expressed on his acclaimed 2011 album, Gladwell. Lage solos on his “Etude  #1” and “Alone Together,” and joins Jon Weber for “Just Friends.” (Photo Credit: Michael Kurgansky)


Tammy McCannTammy McCann
Original Broadcast: January 24, 2012
Vocalist Tammy McCann discovered jazz while she was an opera student in her native Chicago. She decided to apply her considerable vocal range to a broad palette of musical styles, touring as a backup singer for Ray Charles and with her own successful gospel ensemble. Host Jon Weber accompanies McCann on “Daydream,” “Why Was I Born,” and “Easy Living.”



Kris BowersKris Bowers
Original Broadcast: January 31, 2012
Kris Bowers began classical piano studies as a toddler in Los Angeles. In 2011, he walked away with the top honor at the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition—a major career boost for the Juilliard student. He brings his award-winning chops to the Piano Jazz studios for this set of tunes.


Sanchel VasandaniSachal Vasandani
Original Broadcast: February 7, 2012
Sachal Vasandani is already earning critical acclaim as the next great male jazz vocalist. And today’s listeners agree—his 2011 album, Hi-Fly, shot straight to the number one spot on the iTunes jazz chart. Vasandani also penned some of the tunes on the album.  On this week’s program, he swings on a set of standards and originals with host Jon Weber. 


Aaron DiehlAaron Diehl
Original Broadcast: February 14, 2012
Dubbed “the Real Diehl” by Wynton Marsalis, pianist Aaron Diehl is bringing the music of keyboard giants like Scott Joplin, Art Tatum, and Duke Ellington to a whole new generation. Diehl was named the 2011 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz by the American Pianists Association. On this session, hear Diehl’s modern take on the music of the time honored masters of stride and swing. 


Chris DingmanChris Dingman
Original Broadcast: February 21, 2012
Chris Dingman is one of a small group of elite musicians keeping the role of vibraphonist/leader alive in jazz today. He cut his teeth at the Thelonious Monk Institute, and his album Waking Dreams was a surprise hit of summer 2011.  Dingman performs his original tune, “Zanetta,” and duets with Weber on “Manhattan Bridge” and “Dolphin Dance.” (Photo Credit: Zachary Maxwell Stertz)


HiromiHiromi
Original Broadcast: Feburary 28, 2012
Virtuoso pianist and composer Hiromi Uehara began her classical studies at age 6. Today she is an in-demand jazz pianist able to play stride at blinding speed with deadly accuracy. More than a novelty, she is also a thoughtful, impressionistic composer. Hiromi’s mega chops are on display in this week’s session with host Jon Weber. (Photo Credit: Sakiko Nomura)


Dominick FarinacciDominick Farinacci
Original Broadcast: March 6, 2012
Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci has emerged as a young man whose versatile horn ranges from the soft and seductive to the rough and bluesy. His skills have earned him a headline spot with festivals worldwide and recording dates with a list of jazz legends; he’s also a composer with nine albums under his belt. Farinacci performs “Just One of Those Things” and his original tune, “Dawn of Goodbye.”


Whitney JamesWhitney James
Original Broadcast: March 13, 2012
Vocalist Whitney James studied musical theatre and opera before committing to jazz, and her theatrical background has served her well. Her acclaimed 2010 debut album, The Nature of Love, revealed a fully formed voice on a confident set of beloved standards. With host Jon Weber as accompanist, James brings her rich, full alto tone to tunes including “Tenderly” and “If You Could See Me Now.” (Photo Credit: Marc Von Borstel)


Stefon HarrisStefon Harris
Original Broadcast: March 20, 2012
Vibraphonist and band leader Stefon Harris is one of the busiest musicians in jazz: he tours with his band Blackout and the SF Jazz Collective, teaches at NYU, and is an artist-in-residence at institutions across the U.S. He’s also a three-time Grammy nominee and six-time Best Mallet Player by the Jazz Journalist Association. Harris takes to his fiery vibes playing through a set of standards and his originals.   


Jason MoranJason Moran
Original Broadcast: March 27, 2012
Jason Moran is one of the most talked about pianists and composers of the past decade. In 2010, he was made a MacArthur Fellow, and his album, Ten, topped the JazzTimes Critics' Poll. He epitomizes today’s approach to music, regularly employing sampled loops as a “fourth band member” in live performances.  This week Moran performs a definitive set of 21st-century jazz piano tunes.     

 

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ETV Radio Unveils New Radio Facilities on November 17, 2011


Take a virtual tour of the new radio facilities at ETV. Join us for the grand opening on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 4-7 p.m.

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How to Order a CD


For a compact disc, please send a $20 check payable to ETV Radio at:

ETV Radio
Attn: Walter Edgar's Journal
1101 George Rogers Blvd.
Columbia, SC 29201

Please include the following information with payment:

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Air date and topic of show you're purchasing

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About Jon Weber


Bio: Jon Weber is counted among the most brilliant minds in jazz today.  The New York based, Wisconsin/Chicago raised Weber is a truly virtuosic piano player who can be heard regularly in the most renowned clubs and rooms in Manhattan and at festivals around the world. His flawless technique and an encyclopedic knowledge of jazz history have made him an international ambassador for the music. He is an excellent interviewer and a proven guest host who has won much praise from the Piano Jazz listener audience. Weber is committed to the mission of the show:  exploring the vibrant musical landscape of today by bringing the very best out of the amazing artists who visit the program.

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Nationwide EAS TEST on November 9 at 2:00 p.m.


Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the EAS & the First Nationwide EAS Test

What is the EAS?

The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a media communications-based alerting system that is designed to transmit emergency alerts and warnings to the American public at the national, state and local levels. The EAS has been in existence since 1994, and its precursor, the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS), began in 1963.  Television and radio broadcasters, satellite radio and satellite television providers, as well as cable television and wireline video providers all participate in the system (collectively, EAS Participants).  EAS Participants broadcast thousands of alerts and warnings to the American public each year regarding weather threats, child abductions, and many other types of emergencies.  As such, the EAS will continue to function as one key component of a national alert and warning system that will provide alerts over multiple communications platforms, including mobile communications devices.

How does the EAS work?

An EAS alert is based on an audio protocol defined in the FCC’s rules. In the EAS, an alert originator at the local, state, or national level inputs an EAS alert into the system using specific encoding equipment.  Specially designated stations then broadcast this alert to the public in their listening areas.  Other EAS Participants (television and other radio broadcasters, cable and wireline video service providers, radio and television satellite service providers, and others) monitor the specially-designated stations for EAS alerts.  When these other EAS Participants receive the EAS alert, they, in turn, broadcast it to the public in their listening areas.  This group of EAS Participants may be monitored by other EAS Participants too far away to receive the EAS message from the first group of transmitting broadcasters.  This next group of EAS Participants, in turn, broadcasts the alert to the public in the vicinity of their stations, as well as to any other stations that may be monitoring them.

When is the EAS used? When would a national EAS alert be sent?

The EAS alerting architecture is frequently used by state and local emergency managers to send alerts to the public about emergencies and weather events.  While the requirements for carrying a national-level EAS alert differ in some respects from state and local alerts, the national EAS test will test the underlying architecture that also supports state and local alerting.  Ensuring that the EAS architecture functions properly will benefit emergency alerting at all levels of government.

The EAS provides the ability to send messages regionally or nationally, though it has never been activated at these levels.  But a major disaster like an earthquake or tsunami could necessitate the use of the EAS on a regional or national basis to send life-saving information to the public. We cannot anticipate which communications infrastructure will withstand a particular disaster, but the EAS is one of the tools we have to send alerts, warnings, and information to the American people. The national EAS test will help us improve its capabilities should it ever be needed at the regional or national level in an actual emergency.

Why do we need a nationwide test of the EAS?

Pursuant to the FCC’s rules, local and state components of the EAS are tested on a weekly and monthly basis, respectively.  Although the EAS has been in existence for over 15 years, there has never been an end-to-end, nationwide test of the system, and we need to know that the system will work as intended should public safety officials ever need to send  an alert or warning to a large region of the United States.  Only a top-down, simultaneous test of all components of the EAS can provide an appropriate diagnosis of system-wide performance. 

How will the national EAS test be conducted?

The national EAS test will be conducted jointly by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through its Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS), the three federal agencies that have EAS management responsibilities.  FEMA is the arm of the DHS primarily responsible for developing national alert and warning functions.  The FCC is an independent agency that grants licenses to or otherwise oversees EAS Participants.  FCC rules regulate the transmission of EAS alerts.  The NWS is a key player in the dissemination of local warnings via the EAS.  The great majority of EAS alerts are NWS weather-related alerts.

On November 9, at 2 PM EST, FEMA will transmit the EAS  code for national level emergencies to Primary Entry Point (PEP) stations in the national level of the EAS.  The PEP stations will then rebroadcast the alert to the general public in their broadcast vicinity, as well as to the next level of EAS Participants monitoring them.  This should continue through all levels of the system, until the national alert has been distributed throughout the entire country.

Pursuant to the FCC’s rules, all EAS Participants must report back to the FCC on the results of this test, including whether, and from whom, they received the alert message and whether they rebroadcast it.  FEMA and the FCC will study these results to determine if there are problems with the system and, if so, how best to remedy them.  We anticipate that a national test will be conducted periodically to ensure that the EAS is, and remains, functional.

FEMA and the FCC have already twice tested the EAS national code on a more limited basis, in the state of Alaska.  The lessons learned from the Alaska tests will inform how the agencies conduct the national test.

What will people hear and see during the test?

During the test, viewers will hear a message indicating that “This is a test.”  Although the National EAS Test may resemble the periodic, monthly EAS tests that most Americans are already familiar with, there will be some differences in what viewers will see and hear, which is one reason for conducting a national EAS test.  The audio message will be the same for all EAS Participants; however, due to limitations in the EAS, the video test message scroll may not be the same or indicate that “This is a test.”  This is due to the use of a “live” national  code – the same code that would be used in an actual emergency.  In addition, the background image that appears on video screens during an alert may indicate that “This is a test,” but in some instances there might not be an image at all.  FEMA and the FCC plan to conduct outreach to organizations representing people with hearing disabilities to prepare that community for the national EAS test.  Outreach will include specific information tailored to the needs of those with hearing disabilities that will be readily available at online sites. 

In addition, FEMA and the FCC will work with EAS Participants to explore whether there are solutions to address this limitation. The text at the bottom of the television screen may indicate that an “Emergency Alert Notification has been issued.”  This notification is used to disseminate a national alert and in this case, the test. 

How long will the test last?

We anticipate that the test will last approximately3 minutes.  While state and local EAS messages are limited to 2 minutes, there is no time limit for national EAS alerts. To evaluate whether the system properly interprets the national message code in the national EAS test, the message duration must be longer than two minutes.

Why is the national test being conducted at this particular date and time?

While EAS tests may be disruptive, they are important to ensure that the EAS is functional and that EAS Participants are prepared to issue alerts, and it is our intent to minimize disruption and confusion to the extent possible.  The November 9 date is near the end of hurricane season and before the severe winter weather season begins in earnest. The 2 PM EST broadcast time will minimize disruption during rush hours, while ensuring that the test occurs during working hours across the United States.

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Q) Congratulations on your new job! You've done quite a lot of hosting in recent years. How does reporting stories change in this new role?
A) Well first of all it's a lot more collaborative. I get to work with a really talented team of producers with all levels of experience. Their input changes how you approach a story from the pitch to the writing. After years of basically being a solo act as a reporter, it's so refreshing to work with other people who are really teeming with ideas.

Q) Are people more likely to call you directly with story ideas when you're a host?
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Q) What's the most challenging thing about making this transition? A) Well, there are some challenges in terms of reorienting your mind from the kind of reporter scavenger hunt approach to stories versus the host as surrogate. As the host you are really the voice of the listener and trying to ask the questions that they are thinking and you are part of the story in whatever interview you are doing. That takes some getting used to when you are like me  -- prone to ducking out of view. But the fact is the challenges with this transition have been really manageable because they are actually giving us time to transition. We are getting to think about what makes the show unique, what my role will be and really define its sound. They could have thrown me to the wolves, but they haven't -- yet!

Q) Hosting a Sunday show, your weekends will now change to Monday/Tuesday. How will that work for you?
A) Through sheer force of will and abiding love of doing my grocery shopping on the least busy days of the week!

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View our photos from the 2011 Spoleto USA festival and Piccolo Spoleto.

Photos of Fred Child, et al, by Martin McKenzie. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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2012 Video Coverage


Stay tuned for video coverage from the 2012 Spoleto Festival.

 

View video coverage from 2011 below:

 

CLICK through the arrows in the above playlist to view ETV Radio's video highlights from Charleston's Spoleto USA festival and Piccolo Spoleto.

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Freedom Riders Sneak Preview at ETV Columbia


Panelists for the ETV Columbia sneak preview and panel discussion on Thursday, May 12 at 6 p.m. include:

 

  • Glenda Gaither Davis – From Great Falls, SC, Glenda Gaither Davis was a student at Claflin University in Orangeburg and participated in the New Orleans to Jackson Freedom Ride aboard the Illinois Central Railroad.  She actually met her husband, James Keet Davis, Jr. (another student at Claflin) during the rides. She will join us by phone.

 

  •  Kathy R. Forde, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Electronic and Print Journalism with the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina. She will be speaking on the media’s role in the Freedom Rides

 

  • Patricia A. Sullivan, Ph.D., Professor of History at the University of South Carolina. Sullivan specializes in African American history, race relations and the history of the Civil Rights Movement

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Freedom Riders Sneak Preview at ETV Carolinas


Panelists for the ETV Carolinas sneak preview and panel discussion on Tuesday, May 10 at 6 p.m. include:

 

  • Charles Jones – From Charlotte, NC, Charles Jones was a student at Johnson C. Smith University, as well as an activist with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee. He was on the Freedom Ride from Atlanta, Georgia to Montgomery, Alabama on May 24-25, 1961 

 

  •  Nicole Moore – an interpreter with the Culture and Heritage Museums of York County

 

  •  Kathy R. Forde, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Electronic and Print Journalism with the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina. She will be speaking on the media’s role in the Freedom Rides

 

  • Patricia A. Sullivan, Ph.D., Professor of History at the University of South Carolina. Sullivan specializes in African American history, race relations and the history of the Civil Rights Movement

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Freedom Riders Sneak Preview at ETV Sumter


Panelists for the ETV Sumter sneak preview and panel discussion on Monday, May 9 at 6 p.m. include:

 

  • James T. McCain, Jr. – His father was the local president of CORE and involved with the Freedom Rides.  He lives in Sumter and will be in person.

 

  • Ivor “Jerry” Moore – Born in NY, he was a student from Morris College in Sumter, when he joined the first Freedom Ride; he currently lives in Los Angeles (more info) He will be available by phone. Learn more about Moore at his website: http://jerrymooremusic.com/

 

  •  Jim Zwerg – From Appleton, WI, Jim Zwerg was part of the second wave of Freedom Rides from Nashville after the original Freedom Riders were forced to abandon their journey in AL (more info). He will be available by Skype

 

  •  Michael McCormick, Ph.D. - an Associate Professor of History at Morris, he has taught a wide variety of courses relating to American History---including surveys, the History of South Carolina, and the History of the Civil Rights Movement. He received his B.A. and M.A. in history from Southern Illinois University and his Ph.D. in history from The Ohio State University. Most of his research has concentrated on U.S. social history. He will be in person.

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Trivia Question of the Week


05/24/11

Name the South Carolina town that has been referred to as the "Ghost Capital of the South".

Please include your name and mailing address with your entry.

This week's winner will receive four tickets to a Charleston Battery professional soccer match at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island.

Answer this week's question

Here is the answer to last week's question:
Allendale county was formed in 1919 from parts of Barnwell and Hampton counties.

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Meet the Panelists


Hosted by ETV’s Mark Quinn, Nature Comes Back – 25 Years After Chernobyl features the following panelists:

Rudy Mancke, Naturalist-in-Residence at USC

Charles Bierbauer, Dean of USC’s College of Mass Communications and Information Studies

Dr. Tim Mousseau, USC Professor of Biological Sciences

Dr. Gordon B. Smith, USC Professor of Political Science and Director of the Walker Institute of International and Area Studies

Dr. Eduardo B. Farfan, Principal Engineer in Environmental Studies and Biotechnology at Savannah River National Laboratory

Sherry Beasley, Grants Director and Foundations Coordinator for the Clemson University Provost

Allen Sharpe, former Director of Photography for ETV’s NatureScene

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Nature Comes Back: 25 Years After Chernobyl


ETV, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Education and the University of South Carolina, examines the world’s largest nuclear disaster which occurred 25 years ago at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukraine. The programs air Tuesday, April 26, beginning at 7 p.m.

This new three-part series entitled Nature Comes Back: 25 Years After Chernobyl will “pull back the curtain” with a special panel of experts, including naturalists, scientists, journalists, and historians who expound on the effects the Chernobyl tragedy had on nature, nuclear science, US-Soviet relations, and the people who worked there and called it home.   Rare photos and video captured by ETV and USC allow viewers to see the aftermath of the 1986 nuclear meltdown.

Programs in the series include:

Part 1: Pulling Back the Curtain provides a historical exploration of the events that led to the Chernobyl accident on April 26, 1986. Experts in the field discuss what went wrong and the political fallout that resulted.

Part 2: Reflecting on the Impact examines the effect on the people and nature in the devastated area. Panel members also share riveting stories from their visits to the region, vividly recalling the people they met and the way the landscape was affected.

Part 3: Observing the Return of Life is an in-depth look at how the natural world has adapted to the greatest nuclear catastrophe in history with a discussion that highlights the University of South Carolina and ETV’s interest in Chernobyl. The show also spotlights the re-settlers who have returned home.

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“The American Road to Victory” Feed Dates


NETA feed date information for the South Carolina ETV presentation of "The American Road to Victory"

NOLA code:
AMRV 0100 H1

Program Title:
The American Road to Victory - 100s

Episodes/Lengths:
2/60, 1/90

Promos:
:30 generic and :20 episodic promos follow each show

Feed Date/Time:
Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 1500-1830 ET/HD04
Tuesday. May 24, 2011 at 1100-1430 ET/HD04
*Feed-For-Record*

#101 - 5/14/11 @ 1500 ET/HD04 & 5/24/11 @1100 ET/HD04
#102 - 5/14/11 @ 1600 ET/HD04 & 5/24/11 @1200 ET/HD04
#103 - 5/14/11 @ 1700 ET/HD04 & 5/24/11 @1300 ET/HD04

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Veterans Featured in “American Road to Victory”


Veterans featured in South Carolina ETV's presentation of the three-part series, "The American Road to Victory" are listed below:

THE AMERICANS ON D-DAY:

  • Carl Beck, 101st Airborne - born in S.C., but living in Atlanta, GA
  • Gordon Smith (deceased), 82nd Airborne - San Antonio, TX
  • James T. Wynne, 82nd Airborne - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Mel Pliner, 9th Troop Carrier Command - Safford, AZ
  • Dennis Shryock, Navy Combat Engineers - Springfield, IL
  • Mike Fitch, 29th Infantry Division - Conway, SC
  • Harry Korkewitz, 4th Infantry Division - New York, NY
  • Forest Guth (deceased), 101st Airborne - Nashville, TN
  • Earl Norwood, Navy Coxswain - Moorehead City,NC
  • Ray Tollefson, 2nd Rangers - Indian River, MI

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THE AMERICANS ON HELL'S HIGHWAY

  • T. Moffatt Burris, 82nd Airborne - Columbia SC
  • Carl Beck, 101st Airborne - Atlanta, GA
  • Ray Fary, 80th Airborne Artillery - Indianapolis IN

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THE AMERICANS IN THE BULGE

  • John Kline, 106th Infantry Division - Minneapolis, MN
  • Jim Martin, 101st Airborne - Dayton, OH
  • Doug Dillard, 551 Parachute Infantry Battalion - Washington, DC
  • Vinnie Vicari, 101st Airborne - Easton, PA

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About Pee Dee Explorer


What does it mean when someone says they are from the "Pee Dee" of South Carolina? A place is bigger than its physical geography. A "sense of place" weaves together our experiences with the land, its culture and lifestyle. This website explores the relationship of the landscape of the Pee Dee and the people who live there.

Pee Dee Explorer features over six hours of video vignettes that characterize the natural, cultural, and agricultural landscapes of the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. This new site is a virtual treasure trove of stories told by farmers, naturalists, historians, conservationists and other members of the Pee Dee community with intimate knowledge of the land. The website serves as both an educational resource and tour guide to the region's many landmarks, farms, festivals, and parks. K-12 teacher and student resources connect the Web content to the classroom through lesson plans, standards correlations, and related Web content, and visitor information is provided for schools and the general public.

The Pee Dee Explorer website is divided into chapters that provide various contexts for telling the story of the region. Each chapter contains a collection of video stories and accompanying text, based on well-known and "off the beaten path" landmarks found in the Pee Dee. In addition, the Google Maps interface allows visitors to explore these place-based stories through interactive maps with overlays that are unique to each chapter.

Questions or comments about this website can be directed to phayes@scetv.org.

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