African Children’s Choir

Event Title: 
African Children’s Choir
Subtitle: 
Click for ticket info
Date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:30 pm
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Location: 
Flynn Center
City, State: 
Burlington, Vermont
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Vermont PBS is proud to be a media sponsor for this event!

Performed entirely by children, this inspirational show blends joyful song and dance from across the African continent. Like millions of their peers, these children were orphaned by war or AIDS. With traditional instruments, incredible costumes, geographic video projections, over 10 African languages, and boundless enthusiasm, these young ambassadors show the world that Africa’s most vulnerable children have beauty, dignity, and unlimited ability. Through the music, the choir helps these children today, so they can help Africa tomorrow.

TICKETS: http://www.flynntix.org/flynn-mainstage/african-childrens-choir/Details?perfNo=11096&perfCodePrefix=FLW15A

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Last Days in Vietnam

Event Title: 
Last Days in Vietnam
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 6:00 pm
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Location: 
Brattleboro Union High School, Multi-Purpose Room
Address: 
131 Fairground Rd
City, State: 
Brattleboro, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
Nominated for an Academy Award® for Documentary Feature. In April of 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance was crumbling. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, 135,000 South Vietnamese managed to escape with help from a number of Americans who took matters into their own hands in a desperate effort to save as many people as possible.
 
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Governance Committee Meeting

Event Title: 
Governance Committee Meeting
Subtitle: 
Open to the public
Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2015 10:00 am
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Location: 
Vermont PBS Conference Room
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Ave
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
Board of Directors
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Last Days in Vietnam

Event Title: 
Last Days in Vietnam
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
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Location: 
Brattleboro Union High School, Multi-Purpose Room
Address: 
131 Fairground Road
City, State: 
Brattleboro, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Nominated for an Academy Award® for Documentary Feature. In April of 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance was crumbling. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, 135,000 South Vietnamese managed to escape with help from a number of Americans who took matters into their own hands in a desperate effort to save as many people as possible

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Independent Lens' A Path Appears

Event Title: 
Independent Lens' A Path Appears
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 6:00 pm
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Location: 
UVM, Stafford Hall, Room 101
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of A Path Appears. A Path Appears goes to the USA, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya to reveal the incredible adversity faced every day by millions of women and girls, while also presenting glimpses of hope and change. From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Event Title: 
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Subtitle: 
Screening and discussion
Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Southern Vermont College Theater
Address: 
982 Mansion Drive
City, State: 
Bennington, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report

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Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Event Title: 
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:30 pm
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Location: 
Rutland Country Club
Address: 
275 Grove Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report.

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Sid-athon Saturday

Event Title: 
Sid'athon Saturday
Subtitle: 
Party for military kids up to 5th grade
Date: 
Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Location: 
Vermont PBS Studio
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
Kids event
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Vermont PBS and Sid the Science Kid celebrate the Month of the Military Child with an exclusive kids party for children of military families – Saturday, April 18th from 10 until noon.

It’s a Sid-athon Saturday, with a special screening of Sid’s newest film, “Encyclopedia of Discovery,” as Sid explores the natural world!

Children (up to grade 5) of current military personnel or veterans are invited to attend for food, games and Sid-focused fun – all at the Vermont PBS studio.

The event is FREE, but registration is required. Space is limited so register early online at http://support.vermontpbs.org/sid

Questions? Call Chuck Pizer at 802-654-3688

 

 

TM & © 2015 The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved.

Funding for this Sid the Science Kid event was provided in part by NCircle Entertainment. For more, please visit www.NCircleEntertainment.com.

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Poetry Out Loud

Event Title: 
Poetry Out Loud - 2015 Vermont Finals
Subtitle: 
Webcast live from the Vermont PBS Studio!
Date: 
Thursday, March 19, 2015 7:00 pm
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City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Visit vermontpbs.org/poetryoutloud

Poetry Out Loud - the national poetry recitation competition - has ignited a passion for poetry among high school students across the country. Students are challenged to learn and bring to life an established poetic work, with one winner from each state going on to the national competition.

On March 19th, ten finalists from Vermont high schools will bring their performances to the Vermont PBS studio for the state finals competition - and Vermont PBS will webcast the event live from our studio, beginning at 7 p.m.

Vermont PBS will also broadcast these finals on Thursday, April 9, at 8 p.m.

See great works of poetry come to life and cheer on some talented Vermont students!

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