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Q&A| Talking Music Entrepreneurship with Educator, Author and Pianist David Cutler

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

David Cutler being interviewed

Last week, Carolina Money spoke with local musicians who are approaching their art in unique ways. Today, we bring to you a longer version of our interview with the director of music entrepreneurship at USC and author of the book "The Savvy Musician," David Cutler.

Questions asked and timecode:

0:05 - What is one of the biggest challenges facing the music industry?

0:49 - So, what happens now?

1:21 - What...

SC Philharmonic Music Director and Conductor Talks about the Piece of Music that Inspired Him

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

SC Philharmonic

Morihiko Nakahara has served as music director of the South Carolina Philharmonic since 2008. He's known for his charismatic presence on and off the podium. In this clip, he talks about the piece of music that captured his attention as a young boy in Japan.

To learn more about Morihiko Nakahara and the South Carolina Philharmonic, watch Palmetto Scene on Thursday May 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Learn with PBS TeacherLine This Summer

From: Education

Kathy Finger

woman in summer clothes on laptop outside with leaves in background

PBS TeacherLine is offering a range of renewal and graduate credit courses this summer, including a NEW math course for K-8 educators! TeacherLine’s flexible, weekly schedule and convenient online delivery give you the freedom to enjoy summer while also growing your career. Your facilitator will guide you along and your peers will keep you company with enriching and engaging discussions. Feel free to attend class in your swimsuit!

Sample courses to begin June 15...

The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

From: ETV Regionals

William Richardson

The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution

The National Park Service celebrates its centennial this year, and South Carolina ETV and the Sons of the American Revolution are collaborating with them to tell the stories of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. Eight five-minute video segments will anchor an online curriculum that will be made available to South Carolina teachers via Knowitall Media and ETV StreamlineSC.

Crown Forces Monument at Guilford Courthouse Dedicated

From: ETV Regionals

William Richardson

Crown Forces Monument at Guilford Courthouse

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781, but on March 13, 2016, in Greensboro, N.C., the National Military Park dedicated the Crown Forces Monument, to recognize all of the British soldiers who fought and died in the Battle. The Monument acknowledges their sacrifice in war but will also better enable the park to educate its visitors.

Elizabeth O'Neill Verner and Jean Laney Harris Folk Awards Given

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Rackley

Hootie and the Blowfish receive award

The South Carolina Statehouse lobby was full of flashing cameras Wednesday as avid onlookers congratulated the 2016 recipients of the South Carolina Arts Awards.

The South Carolina Arts Commission has taken pride in recognizing and rewarding outstanding achievement and contributions to the arts in South Carolina since 1972. The Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Governor's Awards and the Jean Laney Harris Folk Awards were both given at the ceremony. The Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Governor's Awards are...

Wings Across SC: Bioblitz at Congaree National Park

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Rackley

students in park

Soon the densely wooded forests and sprawling, shaded walkways of Congaree National Park will be filled with scientists, students, and nature enthusiasts from all over the state.

The Wings Across South Carolina Bioblitz will be taking place within the park May 20-21. The statewide event focuses on birds and will be a regional showcase for the Bioblitz project.

Bioblitz is a collaborative effort between the National Park Service and National Geographic. During a...

TD Bank to Distribute 20,000 Books to Local Teachers and Educators

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Books

In partnership with national nonprofit First Book , TD Bank is distributing 20,000 new books to teachers and educators to add to their classroom and school libraries. Aimed at Pre-K – Young Adults, these books are part of TD's "Banking On Books" program, which is designed to help provide Title 1 schools with new books for the school year. This Columbia event kicks off the first of five events across the TD footprint to give...

Behind the Scenes of The Biltmore's Biodiesel Facility

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

canola oil seeds

The Biltmore has been a sustainable estate since George Vanderbilt's original vision in the late 1800s. Today, the family owned property has put a focus on energy efficiency with biodiesel and solar energy production. Ted Katsigianis, V.P. of Agriculture and Environmental Science, explains the process of the biodiesel facility and the many uses that come from the production.

For more on The Biltmore's energy efficiency, watch Palmetto Scene Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Behind the Scenes of The Biltmore's Production Garden

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Biltmore Production Garden

When George Vanderbilt built The Biltmore in the late 1800s, his goal was to make the estate sustainable in many areas, one being agriculture. Eli Herman, the manager of the production garden, gives us a behind-the-scenes tour of the greenhouse and tells us how they are continuing Vanderbilt's mission today.

For more on The Biltmore, watch Palmetto Scene , Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Debates Continue Over Construction of Hotels in Charleston

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Rackley

Charleston

The concern over how Charleston’s growing tourist industry will affect everyday life in the city that many people call home continues to grow, as more and more visitors arrive each year.

For several years now, residents and city officials have debated how many tourists the peninsula can accommodate. The arrival of the Carnival Cruise line to Charleston is still an issue that residents feel very strongly about. A hearing was held April 12th in...

ETV Thanks Teachers – Winner of a Free Recertification Course!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of teacher with elementary school students

To thank all of our educators during the first week of May for “Teacher Appreciation Day,” ETV Education invited SC educators to sign up to receive the online monthly ed-news bulletin and one teacher was selected from those who signed up to receive a FREE ETV Teacher Recertification course!

Congratulations to Raquel Lemrick from Anderson School District Two! Thank you for signing up to receive our online newsletter with key information especially for our...

"Making It Grow" Wins Telly Award

From: Making it Grow

Glenn Rawls

"Mason Jar Salad"

The Telly Awards has named ETV and Clemson University’s “Making It Grow” as a Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their segment titled “Mason Jar Salads”.

“ Mason Jar Salads ” is a segment produced for “ Making It Grow ”, the live weekly horticulture call-in program produced with Clemson University from ETV’s Sumter studios. In the segment, host Amanda McNulty and guest Laurie Aker of Earth Fare show audiences...

South Carolina ETV CINE Golden Eagle Finalist for Museum Film

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

South Carolina ETV CINE Golden Eagle Finalist for Museum Film

The CINE Golden Eagle Awards have named South Carolina ETV as a finalist for “The Carrier Will Lead.”

“The Carrier Will Lead” is a documentary film produced by ETV for the USS Yorktown in Charleston. The film previously won a Silver Telly award for Non-Broadcast Motivational, and a Bronze Telly award for History/Biography. It is used at the Patriot’s Point Naval and Maritime Museum as a part of the USS Yorktown’s visitor experience. Don...

Researchers to Examine Southeast’s Booming Growth of Aerospace Workforce

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Rackley

Boeing airplane

It’s no secret that in the Southeast, the workforce of the aerospace industry has experienced exponential growth.

A study done by the University of South Carolina shows that ever since South Carolina began recovering from the Great Recession in 2010, annual employment growth in the aerospace cluster has been about eight times higher than the average growth rate of the state overall. The Post and Courier reports that, according to the state Commerce department,...

SC Whitmore School Announced as Education Partner of 100 Yards Football Academy

From: Palmetto Scene

K. Rackley

Tajh Boyd

Not all students fit easily into today’s standard school model, which can present challenges to those with specific educational needs or demanding extracurricular schedules. However, students at the 100 Yards Football Academy will now have the opportunity to attend South Carolina Whitmore School, a free virtual charter school that students can attend from 9th to 12th grade.

100 Yards Football Academy is modeled after 22ft Basketball Academy, which is based in Greenville, South...

VIDEO | Music Entrepreneurship Program Inspires Artists to Think Outside the Box

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

Pianist playing on a truck

More and more, music schools and institutes are incorporating entrepreneurship classes, organizations, clubs, seminars and workshops into their programs. Why is that?

In order to explore the truth behind this fact, Carolina Money reached out to David Cutler, Director of Music Entrepreneurship at USC , and some of his former students who decided to approach their art in innovative ways.

Cutler is the author of the book The Savvy Musician , designed to...

South Carolina ETV Wins Telly Awards for Museum Film

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

The Carrier Will Lead

The Telly Awards has named South Carolina ETV as a Silver and Bronze winner in the 37th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “The Carrier Will Lead.”

“The Carrier Will Lead” is a documentary film produced by ETV for the USS Yorktown in Charleston. The film won a Silver Telly award for Non-Broadcast Motivational, and a Bronze Telly award for History/Biography. It is used at the Patriot’s Point Naval and Maritime Museum...

National Small Business Week Kicks Off in Columbia

From: Carolina Money

Krishna Thakker

City of Columbia

National Small Business week launched on Monday afternoon, by the City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities and the Chamber of Commerce, to encourage the formation, growth and success of small businesses in our community, according to Columbia Business Report .

According to ABC Columbia , National Small Business Week is a campaign organized by the United States Small Business Association to support small businesses and recognize their value to the country’s economy....

South Carolina Public Radio Wins Awards for “Song Travels”

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

Host Michael Feinstein

South Carolina Public Radio’s production Song Travels has been recognized by the industry. Two episodes—with guests José James and Barbara Carroll—have won an Award of Distinction in the 22nd Annual Communicator Awards, which honors creative excellence for communications professionals . Song Travels ’ episode with Justin Kauflin has been honored with a 2016 Catholic Academy Gabriel Award , which recognizes the best in artistic, creative, and inspirational media presentation. Song Travels , in its third...

What Happened to Scootaway?

From: Carolina Money

Andrea Esselman

Frank Scozzafava on his new scooter

They faded out quietly. No one really knows when they disappeared, but slowly people started to notice that the little orange Scootaway flags were nowhere to be seen. There were no news stories, no releases, not even rumors. Scootaway just sort of…disappeared.

So what happened to the rental moped company that made such a huge entrance into the city of Columbia just last summer?

Carolina Money sought out Frank Scozzafava, the creator...

NEW Early Learning Initiative: NATURE NUGGETS Starts May 4!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Nature Nuggets sign up notice

Attention Early Childhood Caregivers, Educators, and Parents: WNET Education is launching an experimental new education project, designed to engage our youngest learners in science and nature content.

NATURE NUGGETS is a free texting initiative that brings NATURE , WNET’s award-winning natural history series, to a mobile device near you. Nature Nuggets are minute-long, child-friendly, narration-free videos that introduce early learners to the wonders of the animal world. Each short video will be...

New App Offers Free Access to PBS Games

From: Education

Desiree Cheeks

PBS Games App

PBS KIDS is making its popular digital learning experiences even more accessible to America’s children with the launch of the PBS KIDS Games App , offering a wide library of games in a single, free mobile experience. Available now on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android, PBS KIDS Games will ensure that as many families as possible can play free learning games, anytime and anywhere. The app includes games from popular PBS KIDS series such...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, May 2016

From: ETV

Spoleto Festival

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

This month ETV partners with the SC Humanities and USC to bring viewers three specials spotlighting Pulitzer Prize winners from South Carolina. The first program focuses on commentary with Washington Post columnists Kathleen Parker and Jim Hoagland; the second looks at journalism with writers from the Charleston Post and Courier ; and the third highlights novelist and South Carolinian Julia Peterkin.

We’re also proud to join the PBS NewsHour...

SC’s 2016 Lead PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator Carla Jefferson!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of Mrs. Carla Jefferson, Digital Innovator award recipient for 2016

This year marks the fourth year that PBS has offered the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Campaign . The prestigious program recognizes educators who are leveraging digital media in their classrooms in innovative ways. In 2016, this group of exceptional educators, who applied to be part of the PBS LearningMedia educator community, is almost 1,000 strong and each will receive year-long professional development. From this group of educators, a selected group of “Lead” Digital Innovators (one...

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