Earlier this year, WVPT Public Television and the American Shakespeare Center announced a wide-ranging partnership celebrating 25 years of Shakespeare in Staunton. A product of this partnership, Shakespeare’s American Home—a 30-minute documentary about ASC—will air Thursday, May 23 on WVPT.
WVPT’s Spring Auction is back! Featuring hundreds of donated items, the online auction—to benefit WVPT Public Television—will be held May 2-14.
Downton Abbey, the most-watched drama series in the history of PBS, will now be even more memorable for WVPT, its viewers and one lucky Virginia resident. WVPT/PBS is holding a raffle for “The Spirit of Downton Abbey Tour”—a $5,400 value—which the winner and one companion will experience in England September 1-7.
Join WVPT Public Television at the Foxfield Race Track on April 13 for Surf on the Turf: an evening of beach-inspired fun! From 6:30 to 11 pm, enjoy live music by the Embers, a shag dance lesson with Terry Dean’s Ballroom Dance Studio, an open bar, and dinner from The Local restaurant.
Emmy-award winning writer/director and James Madison University professor Thomas O’Connor’s latest film, Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene, is set for its North American premiere on Friday, March 29, at 10:30 pm on WVPT and PBS stations across the country. The film captures the enigmatic life of British author Graham Greene. British actor Sir Derek Jacobi is the film’s narrator. Actor Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) provides the voice of the author.
If Virginia is for music lovers, WVPT viewers can look forward to a new program premiering Saturday, March 23 on the PBS affiliate. Aux Send will feature up and coming independent artists and bands, most of which are Virginia-based.
Viewer Supported WVPT – Your Source for PBS and More – has partnered with the James Madison University Forbes Center for the Performing Arts to offer a limited number of preferred tickets to the 8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 23rd performance by Anna Deavere Smith in the Forbes Center Concert Hall.
With the new year, WVPT Public Television is looking to the community for input on how they can better serve you.
WVPT Public Television and the American Shakespeare Center announced on Wednesday a wide-ranging partnership, celebrating 25 years of Shakespeare in Staunton through a community event and national broadcasts.