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Reel South: All Skinfolk Ain’t Kinfolk

April 10, 2020 - Posted in Documentaries
2017 runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell

(Episode #503 - April 13, 2020) After a contentious race, the 2017 runoff for mayor of New Orleans came down to two candidates: Desirée Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell, two very different black women. The winner of this election would take office as the first female mayor of...

Somewhere South: Dumpling Dilemma

April 9, 2020 - Posted in Home
Chef Ed Lee shows chefs Ashleigh Shanti and Vivian Howard how to make dumplings.

(Episode #103 - April 10, 2020) While cooking a charity dinner with Southern-Korean chefs, Vivian spins out her version of French gnocchi to be served alongside Asian dumplings descended from the Chinese royal court tradition. During their discussion, the chefs realize that...

Reconnecting Roots: Season 2 Premieres April 9

April 9, 2020 - Posted in Documentaries
Gabe visits Jack White's Third Man Pressing to find out if the vinyl resurgence is just a fad, or if it's here to stay.

"Reconnecting Roots" and host Gabe McCauley continue the journey into American history with an all new set of topics and even more important roots to uncover. Taking a look at some of our nation’s most defining successes as well as some of our not-so-proud moments; Season 2...

Reel South: Unmarked

April 9, 2020 - Posted in Documentaries
Unmarked

(Episode #502 - April 13, 2020) Much of America’s rich history is being lost to time. In the South, vast amounts of African-American gravesites and burial grounds for enslaved persons have been disappearing over the years. In Virginia alone, stories of thousands at rest...

Reel South: F11 and Be There (Full Episode)

April 7, 2020 - Posted in Documentaries
F11 and Be There

Episode #501 - F11 and Be There is a commentary on American civil rights, race, social justice, and art, told through the many lenses of legendary photographer Burk Uzzle. With a career that spans over 65 years, Burk Uzzle has created some of the most iconic photographs in...

Somewhere South: Porridge for the Soul

April 3, 2020 - Posted in Home
Porridge for the Soul

(Episode #102 - April 3, 2020) Vivian heads to Charleston, S.C. to cook a special dinner honoring the late pioneering African American chef, Edna Lewis. At the event, she serves grits, the simple Southern staple among the many foods Lewis famously exalted. While in...

Somewhere South: American as Hand Pie

March 26, 2020 - Posted in Home
Follow Vivian as she learns the historical ties between hand pies, labor and migration.

(Episode #101 - March 27, 2020) Across American history, waves of immigrants came to the United States to do the hard work of building America’s infrastructure and toiling in its industries. And when they got hungry, they needed filling, mobile food that could be taken into...

Reel South Kicks Off Fifth Season on April 6

March 16, 2020 - Posted in Documentaries by Nick Price
Seaman on boat in ocean

This April, Reel South is poised to showcase the diversity and poignant storytelling of the American South again with the forthcoming Season 5 television series for PBS audiences nationwide. With 10 new films for a 2020 decade, the series embarks on an identity quest for...

"Somewhere South" with Vivian Howard premieres March 27

March 9, 2020 - Posted in Home by Don Godish
Vivian Howard with Chef Mashama Bailey

Host and award-winning chef Vivian Howard takes viewers on a culinary tour of the South through cross-cultural dishes that appear on every neighbor’s table. In six one-hour episodes, chef and author Vivian Howard digs deeper into the lesser known roots of Southern food,...

Georgia O’Keeffe: A Woman on Paper

March 5, 2020 - Posted in Documentaries
American artist Georgia O’Keeffe

March is Women History Month American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) has been called the “Mother of American Modernism,” well-known for her flowing, colorful works of flowers and plants as well as Southwestern landscapes. In November 2014, her painting Jimson Weed,...

SOMEWHERE SOUTH, A New Series with Award-Winning Television Host and Chef Vivian Howard

October 23, 2019 - Posted in Home by Don Godish
SOMEWHERE SOUTH host and chef Vivian Howard with Chef Mike Lee

PREMIERES MARCH 27, 2020 at 9:00 p.m. Celebrity chef, author and restaurateur Vivian Howard, who previously hosted the award-winning series A CHEF’S LIFE, returns to PBS in SOMEWHERE SOUTH . The new six-part series is a culinary tour, exploring dishes that are uniting...

"Yoga in Practice" returns for season two

August 19, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Yoga in Practice

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Yoga in Practice ” – a half-hour yoga instructional series which premiered in 2018 – is returning for season two next month, with the first episode scheduled to air September 11 at 6:30 a.m. on SCETV. Hosted by master instructor Stacey Millner-Collins,...

Reconnecting Roots: Season 1, Episode 7: Education of a Nation

August 19, 2019 - Posted in Documentaries
Gabriel McCauley in school hallway

From one room school houses with pencil & paper to campuses with smart-boards & tablets, education in this country has experienced a massive overhaul. Putting the education system to the test, we visit homeschool coops, modern one room schoolhouses, and a high...

Reconnecting Roots: Season 1, Episode 6: Chain of Events

August 15, 2019 - Posted in Documentaries
Inside a bicycle shop

If there's a memory that most every American has in common, it's learning to ride a bike. In the last century, the bicycle has pedaled out of our memories and into the skies. See how the bicycle led to the automobile and to the airplane, while remaining a staple in the...

Reconnecting Roots: Season 1, Episode 5: Horse Power

August 9, 2019 - Posted in Documentaries
Horse peering into camera

This country was built on the shoulders of some of the hardest-working American immigrants--European bred draft horses. America’s working horses may have been out-paced by the greater horsepowers of today, but there are still a few careers with the job requirement of a...

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