Culture

Antiques Roadshow Charleston Episodes on ETV World

By Glenn Rawls

Antiques Roadshow Charleston

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW's three Charleston-based episodes air again Sundays at 11:00 a.m. on ETV World April 29-May 13, 2018.

The 13-time Emmy® nominated series came to Charleston in August of 2015 as part of its six-city summer production tour. More than 4,500 guests attended the all-day appraisal event where guests received valuations of their antiques and collectibles from specialists from the country’s leading auction houses and independent dealers.

Grass Carp

By Rudy Mancke

Grass Carp.

These fish are a non-native species.

Jonah Stands Up (Full Episode)

By Hannah Engelson

Jonah Stands Up

Jonah Bascle was an unconventional mayoral candidate, even by New Orleans standards: artist, comedian, disability-rights activist. Born with muscular dystrophy, Jonah raced against mortality throughout his twenties. Combining humor, political action, and a sense of urgency, Jonah Stands Up challenges stereotypes associated with differently-abled individuals in New Orleans. 

For more information or the press kit, visit reelsouth.org.

Divided City (Full Episode)

By Katie Mitchell and Andrea B. Scott

Protester holds up sign

Monuments to the Confederacy permeate the American South. Emotions run high and tensions mount when, in 2015, the New Orleans city council convenes a public debate over the fate of its Confederate statues. As the council prepares to vote, Divided City reveals deep divisions about the history and symbolism of the monuments, and their place in the public space and in the South. 

For more information or the press kit, visit reelsouth.org.

Winthrop Student Creates Hip Hop Foundation in Honor of Her Father

By Karina Young

Alisha Sweatt at one of her Hip Hop Makes me Feel Presentations

Lover of Hip Hop, Alisha Sweatt, uses her personal experiences to make new connections within herself and with others.  

Sweatt developed a strong, deep passion for Hip Hop when her father, DJ and producer, passed away in 2005 at a young age. To cope with his death, she made a connection with him by listening to Hip Hop. 

“I just looked at Hip Hop to help me through it,” she said. “So, that’s where it really turned into a real passion.”

Sustainability at Sierra Nevada

By Aimee Crouch

Sierra Nevada bottles

Sierra Nevada helped launch the craft beer movement decades ago with the business model of reduce, recycle, and reuse. We visited their second location right over the S.C. border to see how that business model is still being used today.

Nine-Part Series "CIVILIZATIONS" Airs on Tuesdays (Preview)

By Ty Moody

Civilizations on PBS

In nine episodes, CIVILIZATIONS travels across the globe, visiting such cultural landmarks as the great mosques of Istanbul, the ancient cities of Mesoamerica, the Buddhist caves of Ajanta in India, and the funeral site of China’s first emperor. CIVILIZATIONS explores a sweeping range of topics, including the earliest human cultural artifacts and the representation of the body in art, what happens when different civilizations encounter each other, and the nature of “renaissances” around the world.

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