Amy Shumaker

SCETV's Tell Them We Are Rising Screenings

By Amy Shumaker

African American middle class family from 1950s.

Through a collaboration between public media stations and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Firelight Films and South Carolina ETV will present several screenings of the latest film from Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director, Stanley Nelson, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities as part of a national HBCU Tour.

Friends of Live at the Charleston Music Hall

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
  • Svenningsen, James
  • Williamson, McLeod
  • Young, Lewis

Business & Organizations

Meet Stacey Millner-Collins

By Amy Shumaker

Stacey Millner-Collins

Stacey Millner-Collins is the founder and director of City Yoga in Columbia, South Carolina. She first came to her yoga mat in 1994 as way to unite a dedicated physical discipline with a spiritual one, and she has studied with numerous respected teachers.  The deepening of her practice impelled her to take a solitary “heroine’s journey” to Nepal in 1996 and, with her young family, to India in 1997 to study where the yoga tradition began.

SCETV Presents Live at the Charleston Music Hall

By Amy Shumaker

Edwin McCain at microphone singing a song.

Recorded live at the historic Charleston Music Hall, host Mark Bryan (Hootie & the Blowfish) brings audiences an impressive roster of musical talent in this new concert series. Packed full of soulful songwriting and award-winning music, the series shines through Mark's familiar, easygoing banter with the artists – giving viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of their personalities and what inspires their work. 

Man and Moment: Steve Flaherty - A Voice Returned

By Amy Shumaker

Image of Steve Flaherty coming out of plane in military jump school.

Steve Flaherty was living in a Japanese orphanage when he was adopted at age 9 by American parents. He grew to become an All-American student and athlete in Columbia, South Carolina.  Feeling fortunate for the life he was given in the United States, Steve felt a strong desire to give back to the country he now called home.  Despite a promising baseball career, he volunteered for service to fight in Vietnam and joined the 101st Airborne Division. 

Gordon Getty: There will be Music

By Amy Shumaker

Image of Composer Gordon Getty

Gordon Getty: There will be Music introduces audiences to the iconoclastic composer — and the scion of one of America’s most fabled families — who has defied expectations and earned acclaim and acceptance in the rarified world of classical music.

Requiem for My Mother

By Amy Shumaker

Steve Edwards the producer and composer of Requiem for My Mother

Requiem for My Mother is an award-winning documentary and a compelling musical celebration of life and love, loss and acceptance. The film chronicles the personal journey of prolific Hollywood film score composer Stephen Edwards as he is forced to deal with the sudden loss of his mother, Rosalie Edwards, whose passion for music transformed his life and who was his constant inspiration.

Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

By Amy Shumaker

Liberty & Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers | SCETV Presents

Liberty & Slavery by A. Troy Thomas and Christopher P. Marshall

Revolutionary America was a place of extraordinary paradox. America's Founding Fathers were men  yearning for a nation of individual liberty and unprecedented independence.  Thomas Jefferson expressed this desire for freedom from England in the Declaration of Independence in 1776 by writing: 

REEL SOUTH Season Two Preview

By Amy Shumaker

Darius Rucker

REEL SOUTH, the public television series spotlighting documentary films steeped in Southern flavor, will return with an expanded season and a new host—platinum-selling, Grammy-winning recording artist Darius Rucker. The series, a coproduction of UNC-TV, South Carolina ETV and the Southern Documentary Fund, premieres weekly on ETV on Thursday nights beginning January 5 (check local listings).

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