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WVIA presents the Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: Live Concerts - Public Invited

April 17, 2014

WVIA invites the public to the "Chiaroscuro Jazz Conservancy Sessions: Live Concerts" featuring Chiaroscuro Jazz Records recording artists and members of the NEPA Jazz Alliance accompanying regional high school bands.

Starting Over: The C.A.R.E. Program is the topic on the next State of Pennsylvania April 17 on WVIA-TV

April 10, 2014

Without the C.A.R.E. program, the transition to life outside of prison for those who have served time is not easy and sometimes they end up back behind bars. On Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. during the next all-new State of Pennsylvania on WVIA-TV we'll talk about how the C.A.R.E. Program helps individuals get a second chance. more»

Potter County Artisan Center Grand Opening April 12 - 13, 2014

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Potter County Artisan Center setting up - photo provided

In collaboration with dozens of local artisans and those interested in promoting the arts in north central Pennsylvania, the Potter County Visitors Association (PCVA) is pleased to announce the opening of the new Potter County Artisan Center at 227 North Main Street, Coudersport. The Grand Opening celebration will be held on April 12 – 13, 2014 from 9 AM – 8 PM. more»

Billtown Blues Festival Early Bird tickets available

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SUNDAY JUNE 8th 25th ANNUAL BILLTOWN BLUES FESTIVAL more»

“GOD’S NOT DEAD”: Paging Flannery O’Connor

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*1/2 (out of four)

 

Can I suggest that Christians who want to write movies spend several months reading Flannery O’Connor first? more»

ARONOFSKY’S “NOAH”: Turning the Story Upside Down

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* (out of four)

 

A lesser-known passage in the writings of Ezekiel suggests that Job, Daniel and Noah were among the most genuinely righteous figures in the Old Testament.

Somehow, I don’t think Darren Aronofsky read that verse -- or much other scripture either. more»

Art Exhibit "Drawing Breath" Opens Tonight!

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Photo Provided by Converge Gallery - Lawrence Charles Miller

Converge Gallery is pleased to present Drawing Breath, an exhibition of recent work by Lawrence Charles Miller. The exhibition runs from Thursday, April 3 to Saturday, April 26. An opening reception is planned for Thursday, April 3 at 6PM. more»

FARCE-A Family Humor Magazine Edition 41 April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014

COMICS (click on images for larger view or just put your face really close to the screen like you are right now to read this very tiny print) more»

April First Friday events listed

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Outdoor First Friday

Corner of Fourth & Pine
First Friday in April brings the Artists and Crafters back onto the sidewalks on Pine Street and 4th Street. Uptown Music Collective students will be providing the live music on Pine Street. more»

Lincoln's Living Words: The Address at 150 is discussed on the next State of Pennsylvania Thursday, April 11 on WVIA-TV

March 31, 2014

WVIA takes a look at Lincoln's Gettysburg Address 150 years after it was first delivered. Watch and participate in the conversation during this live State of Pennsylvania event on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

Our Town Montoursville Documentary Preproduction/Whiteboard Meeting- All Montoursville Residents Invited

March 31, 2014

WVIA invites Montoursville residents to the "Our Town Montoursville" documentary film preproduction/whiteboard meeting on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Montoursville Borough Building located at 2 Filbert Street in Montoursville.

Join WVIA for the Artist Celebration on April 11 at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston, PA - Public Invited

March 21, 2014

WVIA will spotlight visual student artists from throughout northeast and central Pennsylvania during the Artist Celebration on Friday, April 11, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mainstreet Galleries located at 370 Pierce Street in Kingston, PA. This event is free and open to the public. The artwork will continue to be on display until Saturday, May 3, 2014.

WVIA-FM presents a Simply Grand Concert featuring The Mansfield University Music Faculty on April 6, 2014 - Public Invited

March 20, 2014

WVIA's next Simply Grand Concert features flutist Christine Moulton and other members of the faculty of the music department of Mansfield University and will be held on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 2 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA. Seating is free, but limited. more»

WVIA celebrates National Poetry Month with the 2014 Poetry Out Loud Regional Competition

March 20, 2014

April is National Poetry Month and WVIA is celebrating all month long. Each weekday in April at 1 p.m. WVIA-FM will feature regional high school students reading poems from the 2014 Poetry Out Loud Regional Competition which will be broadcast on television on Wednesday, April 7 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

March 17, 2014

Mad Hatters Tea Party

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party from Alice in Wonderland illustrated by Angel Dominguez more»

WVIA Travel Club now taking reservations for European North Sea Coasts Tour aboard the Oceania Cruise Line June 6-14, 2014

March 17, 2014

WVIA Public Media and Trans World Travel present The European North Sea Coasts (London to Copenhagen) Tour aboard the Oceania Cruise Line June 6-14, 2014.

Clarence Bucaro and Rogue Chimp to Perform April 14 during the next Live Homegrown Music Concert at WVIA Studios - Public Invited

March 14, 2014

WVIA-FM presents Clarence Bucaro and Rogue Chimp on the next live broadcast of WVIA's Homegrown Music Concert on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA.

Montoursville, PA to be Focus of WVIA's "Our Town" Documentary Series-Volunteer Videographers/Storytellers Needed

March 14, 2014

Montoursville, Pennsylvania will be featured in WVIA's "Our Town" documentary series. "Our Town Montoursville" will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of Montoursville, PA., as seen through the eyes of its residents.

NON-STOP: Plot Holes Be Damned

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 *** (out of four)

 

Years ago, I read a review in which the writer rightly insisted that when you like a given film, it doesn’t really matter if the plot is full of holes.

I liked “Non-Stop.”

A lot. more»

WVIA Public Media Announces 2014 Congressional Art Competition for High School Students

March 5, 2014

Initiated by members of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982, the Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide annual art competition that allows high school students from the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and territories to showcase their artistic ability. more»

Incandescent on Wattpad

March 5, 2014

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Incandescent by Madeline Sloane more»

Northeast Broadcasting Employment Fair will occur on March 24, 2014 at WVIA

March 5, 2014

Residents in northeast Pennsylvania and the Central Susquehanna Valley interested in job opportunities in electronic media are invited to the Northeast Broadcasting Employment Fair, Monday, March 24, 2014 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios located at 100 WVIA Way in Pittston, PA.

WVIA recognizes Procter & Gamble for its donation through the EITC Program

February 28, 2014

WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Procter & Gamble (P&G) has donated $15,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services.

Roll Over and Play Dead: THREE DAYS TO KILL

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** (out of four)

If it weren’t for the acting, “Three Days to Kill” would be a disaster.

Of course, that’s often the reason we go to the movies -- to watch three pros like Kevin Costner, Hailee Steinfeld and Connie Nielsen. more»

Defying prognostication: OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2014

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Cate Blanchett will win Best Actress for her excellent work in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine.”
There -- I just had to get that out of the way! more»

Taber Museum Lecture Series Begins

February 26, 2014

Tank Baird

Tom “Tank” Baird, right, president of Northcentral Chapter 8, Society for PA Archaeology, and Mary Ann Levine, professor of archaeology at Franklin & Marshall, at the Tabe more»

WVIA and the Bucknell University Forum Presents: A Conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson

February 24, 2014

WVIA to broadcast the Bucknell University Forum presentation: "A Conversation with Neil deGrasse Tyson" on Monday, March 17 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.

My New Obsession: Narrowboats

February 24, 2014

 Narrowboats

“This boat is solar-powered. more»

Luzerne to be Focus of WVIA's "Our Town" Documentary Series - Volunteer Videographers/Storytellers Needed

February 21, 2014

Luzerne, Pennsylvania will be the next town featured in WVIA's "Our Town" documentary series and the first from Luzerne County. "Our Town Luzerne" will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of Luzerne, PA., as seen through the eyes of its residents.

Courtship Customs

February 17, 2014

Here in the Highlands of Pennsylvania, we’ve been blanketed with snow and freezing temperatures. The snow is more than two feet deep and has been for weeks. We’re thinking of Spring and the end of this blasted winter. more»

Testing the Limits: LONE SURVIVOR

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***1/2 (out of four)

“Lone Survivor” pushes the envelope on how much brutality filmgoers can tolerate.

But of course, the unnerving experience of watching this film bears no comparison to the nightmare endured by its characters, most of whom -- as the title indicates -- did not make it to the end of this fight. more»

Toning It Down: THE MONUMENTS MEN

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*** (out of four)

Imagine a big-budget war movie with a dynamite cast that’s very old-fashioned, very slow and generally played as comedy.

Not what you’d expect from writer-director George Clooney -- which may explain why critics didn’t care for “Monuments Men,” the fact-based tale of experts charged with saving priceless art from the Nazi war machine. more»

WVIA welcomes the Grammy nominated Eaken Piano Trio to its next Simply Grand Concert Feb. 22, 2014 - Public Invited

February 12, 2014

WVIA's next Simply Grand Concert features the Grammy -nominated Eaken Piano Trio and will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 4 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA. Seating is free, but limited. To make reservations call 570-655-2808 or reserve seats online at http://www.wvia.org/about/sordoni-theater-reservations/. more»

FARCE - A Family Humor Magazine; Edition 40 February 2014

February 10, 2014

COMICS COMICS COMICS COMICS COMICS COMICS

The Birdfeeder         by  Ben Carlson          www.thebirdfeeder.com more»

"Objects to Place" featuring Chad Andrews on display at Converge Gallery in February

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Converge Gallery will be bringing in 2014 with a special solo show featuring new artwork by local printmaker and instructor, Chad Andrews. “Objects to Place,” featuring Chad Andrews, will open on Thursday, January 9 at 5PM with an artist talk to follow at 7PM. The exhibition will be on display from Thursday, January 9 until Saturday, February 22. more»

This Weekends' Destination Blues in Bloomsburg

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Destination Blues Music Festival, Bloomsburg, Pa

UPDATE AND FINAL WRAP ON THIS WEEKEND'S DESTINATION BLUES in BLOOMSBURG more»

St. Valentine’s Day Giveaway

January 31, 2014

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St. Valentine’s Day Giveaway 2014! more»

The Badlees and King Radio Perform February 10 during the next Live Homegrown Music Concert on WVIA-FM - Public Invited

January 30, 2014

WVIA-FM presents The Badlees and King Radio, a new group featuring Justin King, members of Mere Mortals and Leroy Justice from The Five Percent, on the next live broadcast of WVIA's Homegrown Music Concert on Monday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. from the Sordoni High-Definition Theater located in the WVIA Studios in Pittston, PA.

Your Congressmen and Senators discuss issues that affect you during A Washington Update, a week-long event on WVIA-TV

January 30, 2014

WVIA presents a week-long State of Pennsylvania event titled "A Washington Update" starting February 10, 2014. Each night at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV your Congressmen and Senators discuss what's happening in our nation's capitol, how it affects you and where each of them stands on the hot topics.

Cold Hands, Warm Heart

February 16, 2014

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Warm Hands, Warm Heart

“Cold Hands, Warm Heart” is a myth that scientists have busted. more»

WVIA Public Media explores one of America's iconic institutions in its Original Documentary Film, Little League: A History

January 23, 2014

The WVIA Original Documentary Film, "Little League: A History," which is currently in production and set to premiere on June 9 on WVIA-TV, chronicles and celebrates Little League's 75-year contribution to American culture and to the quality of life for millions around the world today.

Giveaways

January 20, 2014

West Wind by Madeline Sloane Giveaways

Free eBook! more»

Highland Homecoming

October 19, 2013

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Highland Homecoming by Madeline Sloane more»

Skinterns

October 19, 2013

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Skinterns by Madeline Sloane more»

Incandescent

March 30, 2014

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2014 Journal on Sale

January 15, 2014

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DEAD LINE

January 14, 2014

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BEST OF 2013: Another great year at the movies

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The 2013 movie slate got off to a slow start and then exploded: As of June, my “best-of” list contained only one title; now I’m having trouble keeping it to ten!
Here they are, heavily weighted toward fall and winter: more»

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