WVIA Public Media and the Jewish Discovery Center invites the public to be part of the live theater audience for the taping of the Chanukah television special, "Eight Nights: A Chanukah Musical Celebration" on Monday, Dec. 1, 2104 at 7 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA. The television premiere for "Eight Nights: A Chanukah Musical Celebration" will be Tuesday, Dec. more»
WVIA-FM presents the modern and traditional Jazz trio, TRI-FI on the next live broadcast of WVIA's Homegrown Music Concert on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA. more»
For the 17th consecutive year, WVIA FM's All That Jazz with George Graham presents comprehensive coverage of the Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts (COTA) Festival. Enjoy 10 nights of extraordinary jazz music starting Monday, November 17, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA FM.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT (October 21, 2014) –The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store will hold a Halloween costume contest on Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26 more»
In its second year at Christ Wesleyan in Milton, PA, "Narnia the Musical" will amaze you from beginning to end with all new special effects, staging enhancements and Broadway quality make-up, lighting and performance. Comprised of a community cast, you won't be disappointed with the area's leading family-friendly theater experience. more»
WVIA-FM presents Florida Gulf-Coast folk band, The Currys and Scranton Hot-Swing band The Bog Swing Group on the next live broadcast of WVIA's Homegrown Music Concert on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA.
WVIA invites all Milford residents to the final community planning meeting for the "Our Town Milford" television program Thursday, October 23 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pike County Library located at 119 East Harford Street in Milford, PA.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The Soul Searchers Paranormal Investigations Group will hold a ghost hunt and free presentation for teens and adults from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the James V. Brown Library, 19 E. Fourth St.
The event will begin in the Lowry Theatre on the third floor of the Welch Family Wing. It is free and open to the public. more»
Milford in Pike County will be featured in WVIA's "Our Town" series. "Our Town Milford" will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of Milford, Pennsylvania, as seen through the eyes of its residents.
WVIA Public Media received a check in the amount of $10,000 on September 26, 2014 from Hudock Moyer Wealth Resources in Williamsport, PA. The donation is the result of monies raised at the 9th Annual Hudock Moyer Classic Charity Golf Event which was held at the Bucknell Golf Club in Lewisburg, PA.
Now celebrating its 25th season in Schuylkill County, the Gabriel Chamber Ensemble returns to WVIA's Simply Grand Concert series Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA. Seating is free, but limited. more»
The new WVIA Original Feature Presentation, "Innovation and Enterprise, The Story of Gentex Corporation" which premieres on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV explores the history and achievements of this remarkable and acknowledged family business that fosters its local community while earning global recognition.
Noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in this special groundbreaking all-day event on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on WVIA-TV. The program takes viewers on an unprecedented journey through African-American history from slavery to freedom, and from the plantation to the White House.
Bucknell University and WVIA present world-renowned primatologist and conservationist, Jane Goodall's Bucknell Forum speaker series presentation, "Sowing the Seeds of Hope" Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV.
WVIA Travel Club and CruiseOne present a Viking Kvasir 8-day River Cruise departing on September 26, 2015. Visit all the highlights of the legendary Rhine including Basel, Switzerland; Strasbourg, France; Kinderdijk and Amsterdam, Netherlands; and the German cities of Breisach, Heidelberg, R desheim, Braubach, Koblenz and Cologne.
WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Waste Management of Pennsylvania has donated $2,500 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services.
The Metta String Quartet featuring members of the Bucknell University faculty perform live during WVIA's next Simply Grand Concert on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 at 3 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA. Seating is free, but limited. more»
Bloomsburg in Columbia County will be featured in WVIA's "Our Town" series. "Our Town Bloomsburg" will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, as seen through the eyes of its residents.
WVIA-FM presents the instrumental rock fusion band, Tauk on the next live broadcast of WVIA's Homegrown Music Concert on Monday, September 15, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA.
WVIA invites all Towanda, PA and Wysox, PA residents to the final community planning meeting for the "Our Town TowandaWysox" television program this Thursday, Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Towanda Fire Department located at 101 Elm Street in Towanda, PA.
WVIA Public Media's production division, Via Studios Global in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pennsylvania television market receives 2 nominations as the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announces the nominees for the 32nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards which will be presented Saturday, September 20, 2014 in Philadelphia, PA.
Williamsport- The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society will be holding ‘Bottles & Brews II’ on Friday, August 8, 2014, from 7pm until 10pm. Attendees will be able to taste a number of craft beers and wines from the area as well as sampling the product of several regional and national brewmasters and vintners. more»
WVIA is proud to announce West Pittston in Luzerne County will be featured in its "Our Town" documentary series. The film will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of West Pittston, PA, as seen through the eyes of its residents.
No Hiawatha Cruises this Saturday due to recent high water.
Due to high river water levels and damage in the Susquehanna State Park all Hiawatha cruises have been canceled on Saturday, May 24, 2014. Excessive rains have caused delays in the Hiawatha operation for the second time in a week because of flooding. more»
Heroin use in Pennsylvania has reached epidemic proportions. Once thought to be found only in cities, these dangerous drugs are now readily available in rural and suburban neighborhoods, and young people are at particular risk. WVIA presents "Heroin: A Commonwealth Crisis" a live interactive program from Penn State Public Media on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV.
The WVIA Original Documentary Film, "Little League: A History," narrated by legendary baseball broadcaster Vin Scully, chronicles and celebrates Little League's 75-year contribution to American culture and to the quality of life for millions around the world, is set to premiere Monday, June 9, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA-TV and throughout the summer on PBS stations across the country.
WVIA will announce the winners of its V-Media program contests and competitions during the WVIA Scholastic Achievement Awards Show on Thursday, May 15, 2013 at 8 p.m. on WVIA TV. Students from throughout northeast Pennsylvania and the Central Susquehanna Valley competed in contests and competitions that include PBS Go! more»
The phrase, "Remember back in the day" always introduces a great story and WVIA's new nostalgia filled original documentary series, "Back in the Day" delivers on that tradition. Take a trip back in time to events and places throughout northeastern Pennsylvania when you watch the premiere episode of "Back in the Day" on Friday, May 30, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV.
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.
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»
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.
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.
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'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»
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.
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.
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»
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.