VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America

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VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America
Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2013 7:00 pm
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Location: 
St. Albans Historical Museum
Address: 
9 Church Street
City, State: 
St. Albans, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Makers: Women Who Make America.  The production tells the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years.   It chronicles trailblazing women as they pursued their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy.  The story is narrated by Meryl Streep, and interviews feature Hillary Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters among others.

 

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.
Moderator:
Marilyn Grunewald, Education Consultant
Panelists:
Caroline Bright, Director of Girls State, Miss Vermont 2010
Elizabeth (Liz) Gamache, Mayor of St. Albans
Virginia Holiman, Northwest Council on Teaching Dairy in the Classroom

 

This event is free and open to the public.

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VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America
Date: 
Monday, March 18, 2013 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Location: 
Rutland High School Auditorium
Address: 
22 Stratton Road
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Makers: Women Who Make America.  The production tells the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years.   It chronicles trailblazing women as they pursued their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy.  The story is narrated by Meryl Streep, and interviews feature Hillary Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters among others.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.
Dr. Melanie Gustafson, Associate Professor of History at UVM and advisor of the Vermont Women’s History Project
Cary Brown, Executive Director of the Vermont Commission on Women
Mary Moran, Superintendent of the Rutland Public Schools

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Poetry Out Loud State Finals

Event Title: 
Poetry Out Loud State Finals
Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Location: 
Barre Opera House
Address: 
6 N. Main Street
City, State: 
Barre, VT
Source: 
Education
Description: 

Poetry Out Loud state competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national contest that encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and recitation. This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about their literary heritage.

For more information click here.


Featured Event: 
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Vermont Women in Journalism

Event Title: 
Vermont Women in Journalism
Date: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Location: 
Vermont History Museum
Address: 
109 State St.
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Celebrate Women’s History Month. Five women with extensive experience in the field of journalism will conduct a lively panel discussion hosted by the Vermont Historical Society and the Vermont Commission on Women. Bring your own brown bag lunch. The discussion will be led by Rickey Gard Diamond of Vermont Woman newspaper. Historian Marilyn Blackwell will give an introduction, and the expert panel, including Kristin Carlson, WCAX; Anne Galloway, vtdigger.org; Terri Hallenbeck, Burlington Free Press; and Nina Keck, VPR, will offer perspectives on the progress and challenges of women journalists in Vermont. Free.

For more information: http://www.vermonthistory.org/index.php/home/calendar.html

VPT is a media sponsor.

Featured Event: 
Yes

VPT Public Screening: The Abolitionists

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: The Abolitionists
Date: 
Thursday, March 14, 2013 9:00 am
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Location: 
St. Albans City School (cafeteria)
Address: 
29 Bellows St.
City, State: 
St. Albans, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening of excerpts from the PBS miniseries The Abolitionists: American Experience.

Abolitionist allies Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké turned a despised fringe movement against chattel slavery into a force that literally changed the nation.

The event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
Yes

Online Screening and Discussion: More than a Month

Event Title: 
Online Screening and Discussion: More than a Month
Date: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 7:00 pm
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Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Watch and discuss Shukree Tilghman's entertaining film "More Than a Month" with us and panelist Leon Walls. You'll be one of the first to help us test a new online engagement platform that makes it possible to screen and discuss a program with other viewers. Join us here https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/vui5w.


About the Movie:
Filmmaker Shukree Hassan Tilghman sets off on a cross-country campaign to end Black History Month. His insightful and humorous journey explores the complexity and contradictions of relegating an entire group's history to one month in a so-called "post-racial" America.

Featured Event: 
Yes

VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America
Date: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 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 Makers: Women Who Make America.  The production tells the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years.   It chronicles trailblazing women as they pursued their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy.  The story is narrated by Meryl Streep, and interviews feature Hillary Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters among others. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
Yes

VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America
Date: 
Monday, March 25, 2013 4:00 pm
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Location: 
Johnson State College
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Makers: Women Who Make America.  The production tells the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years.   It chronicles trailblazing women as they pursued their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy.  The story is narrated by Meryl Streep, and interviews feature Hillary Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters among others. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
Yes

VPT Public Screening: Wild Kratts Lost At Sea

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Wild Kratts Lost At Sea
Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 3:30 pm
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

 

The Wild Kratts take an undersea adventure with dolphins and blowfish.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
Yes

VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: Makers: Women Who Make America
Date: 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Makers: Women Who Make America.  The production tells the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years.   It chronicles trailblazing women as they pursued their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy.  The story is narrated by Meryl Streep, and interviews feature Hillary Clinton, Gloria Steinem, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Oprah Winfrey and Barbara Walters among others. 

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
Yes

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