Oyotunji African Village

February 6, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
The entrance of Oyotunji African Village

Oyotunji African Village is located in Beaufort County, South Carolina and was founded by the late Oba Efuntola Oseijeman Adelabu Adefunmi in 1970. Today the village is promoted as an authentic Yoruba village and offers tours to the public.

USC Aiken Concert Showcases SC Composer's Works, Family Music-Making

February 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bradley Fuller
SC composer Richard Maltz and his son, the Vienna-based pianist Daniel Adam Maltz

Like father, like son. SC composer Richard Maltz thrives on linking family relationships to his passion for creating music. His son, the Vienna-based pianist Daniel Adam Maltz, isn’t so different. Daniel will give the premiere performance of his father’s piano concerto on...

Piedmont Perspectives: Catawba River Art Guild Exhibit

February 5, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by K. Young
Piedmont Perspectives Art Exhibition

White, blue, orange, green, yellow and more were all colors that collided into one to create the works of art that covered the wall in art exhibit. Naked trees, white rocky shoal spider lilies, and three-dimensional sculptures filled the room as questions roamed and deep...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2018

February 1, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
Tell Them We Are Rising

Dear Viewers and Listeners: In February, a variety of SCETV’s programming recognizes the struggles and achievements of African Americans. SCETV will broadcast and host local screenings for the Independent Lens offering , Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges...

Documentary Series REEL SOUTH Returns for Season Three

January 31, 2018 - Posted in Reel South
Darius Ricker

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Documentary Series REEL SOUTH Returns for Season Three Darius Rucker Hosts New Season Premiering on WORLD Channel Sunday, March 11, 2018 February 9, 2018 — REEL SOUTH , the public television series showcasing documentaries rooted in the tradition of...

License Plate Artist

January 30, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
License Plate Art

Jim Lalumondier has been creating and teaching art for sixteen years. Recently, his new style of art has created a big stir by using something people see every day...license plates! According to Lalumondier, it's a piece of history with a story and he's creating it into...

South Carolina Olympian Strives for Perfection

January 22, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
Sandi Morris, a native of Greenville, won the women's pole vaulting silver medal at the Rio summer Olympics in 2016.

Greenville native Sandi Morris has been a natural athlete all her life. At age seven, playing around at her older sister’s soccer game, she offered a boy a quarter to race her, and beat him handily. The boy’s mother, who was sitting near Sandi’s parents, told them of a...

Honky Tonk Heaven (Promo)

January 19, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Brenda Greene Mitchell
Honky Tonk Heaven with Dale Watson and James Hand

Brimming with cowboy boots, country music, and longneck beers, Honky Tonk Heaven is a toe-tapping tour of this legendary Texas dancehall. With fifty years under its belt, the Broken Spoke has endured Austin’s rapid growth and skyrocketing rents. Beyond the story of its...

Driven Blind (Promo)

January 18, 2018 - Posted in Reel South
Drone shot of Dan Parker

Dan Parker, a world champion drag racer, struggles to adjust to his new reality after he is blinded in a fiery racing accident. Though visually impaired, Dan has not given up his love of working with his hands, or his love of racing. Driven Blind follows Dan’s single-minded...

See the Keepers (Promo)

January 18, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Sara Kaye Larson and Joann Self Selvidge
Richard Meeks

With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the Memphis Zoo, See the Keepers gets up close and personal with big cats, penguins, snakes, Komodo dragons, and their human caretakers. When Kofi the giraffe faces an uncertain future, the film bears witness to the complexity...

120 Days (Promo)

January 18, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Ted Roach
120 Days

After an unexpected traffic stop, family man Miguel Cortes faces an agonizing decision. Due to his immigration status, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 Days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico. Will Miguel return to Mexico, leaving his wife...

62 Days (Promo)

January 18, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Rebecca Haimowitz
Marlise Muñoz

Marlise Muñoz was 33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she suffered a pulmonary embolism and was pronounced brain-dead. Due to a little-known Texas law, the Muñoz family was forced to keep Marlise on life support against her wishes. 62 Days follows the Muñoz family’s...

Town of Chesterfield

January 17, 2018 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Town of Chesterfield

Founded in 1785, the Town of Chesterfield is one year older than the City of Columbia. It's also the smallest county seat in South Carolina. The Chesterfield County Courthouse is home to the Chamber of Commerce, an art gallery and a museum.

Alabama Bound (Full Episode)

January 17, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Lara Embry and Carolyn Sherer
Carrie and Kim in the tree.

In the months leading up to the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, gay families in Alabama were busy fighting discriminatory state laws. Alabama Bound chronicles the roller-coaster ride for gay rights in the South, and a resilient community that lives with both...

Friends of Live at the Charleston Music Hall

January 17, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Amy Shumaker
Live at the Charleston Music Hall

We want to thank the supporters of Live at the Charleston Music Hall. Complete List of Funders Bolt, Rick Brown, Alan Kent Byrd, Willard Dean Coggeshall, Collin Conley-Pitts, Rita Flowers, Stan Friedgen, Gloria Killian, Hume Louder, Bob Newton, Weesie Orvedal, Libby...