Makers: Women of Hollywood

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Makers: Women of Hollywood
Date: 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Makers: Women of Hollywood.

Women in Hollywood showcases the women of showbiz, from the earliest pioneers to present-day power players, as they influence the creation of one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment.

This event is free and open to the public.

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CEO Search Committee Meeting

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CEO Search Committee Meeting
Date: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 9:00 am
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Location: 
Vermont PBS Conference Room
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Ave
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
Board of Directors
Description: 

The CEO Search Committee will meet in open session for the purpose of accepting minutes and other limited business. The committee will then meet in closed session for the purpose of reviewing confidential information about individual applicants

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
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Airs nightly, Sept. 14-20 8 pm
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Ken Burns' latest! In part 1 "Get Action (1858-1901)", the early lives of young Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt are highlighted.
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Ken Burns' The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

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Ken Burns' The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Date: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Ken Burns' The Roosevelts: An Intimate History.

Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The 14-hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative.

This event is free and open to the public.

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PLUM Landing

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Tue, 09/09/2014 - Tue, 09/30/2014
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Ken Burns' The Address

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Ken Burns' The Address
Date: 
Monday, November 3, 2014 6:00 pm
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Location: 
Equinox Village
City, State: 
Manchester Center, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview and discuss Ken Burn's The Address.

Ken Burns tells the story of a tiny school in Putney, Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students are encouraged to memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address. In its exploration of Greenwood, whose students, boys ages 11-17, all face a range of complex learning differences, the film also unlocks the history, context and importance of President Lincoln’s most powerful address.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Story of the Jews with Simon Schama & Tales From a Yiddish Theatre

Event Title: 
Story of the Jews with Simon Schama & Tales From a Yiddish Theatre
Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014 7:30 pm
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Location: 
Middlebury College
Address: 
Axinn Center 100
City, State: 
Middlebury, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama and clips the Vermont PBS production of Tales From a Yiddish Theatre.

Noted historian, author and critic Simon Schama explores the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day in this new five-part series. Also clips from the Vermont PBS production of Tales From a Yiddish Theatre.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

Story of the Jews with Simon Schama & Tales From a Yiddish Theatre

Event Title: 
Story of the Jews with Simon Schama & Tales From a Yiddish Theatre
Date: 
Saturday, November 15, 2014 6:00 pm
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Location: 
Congregation Beth El
Address: 
107 Adams Street
City, State: 
Bennington, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama and clips the Vermont PBS production of Tales From a Yiddish Theatre.

Noted historian, author and critic Simon Schama explores the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day in this new five-part series. Also clips from the Vermont PBS production of Tales From a Yiddish Theatre.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

POV: 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

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POV: 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story
Date: 
Monday, October 27, 2014 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss POV: 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story.

Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. At age 15, Kenneth Young received four consecutive life sentences for a series of armed robberies. Imprisoned for more than a decade, he believed he would die behind bars. Now a U.S. Supreme Court decision could set him free. “15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story” follows Young’s struggle for redemption, revealing a justice system with thousands of young people serving sentences intended for society’s most dangerous criminals.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Madeleine May Kunin: Political Pioneer

Event Title: 
Madeleine May Kunin: Political Pioneer
Date: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 10:00 am
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Location: 
Johnson State College
Address: 
Ellsworth Room
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview excerpts & discuss Madeleine May Kunin: Political Pioneer.

Vermont's first woman governor (1985-91), reflects on her political career and her work to help women and families.

This event is free and open to the public.

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No

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