Entertainment

WVIA and the Jewish Discovery Center to produce Chanukah Television Special, Eight Nights: A Chanukah Musical Celebration' - Public Invited

November 24, 2014

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»

Modern and Traditional Jazz Trio, TRI-FI performs December 8, 204 during the Live Homegrown Music Concert at the WVIA Studios - Public Invited

November 20, 2014

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»

Our Town Bloomsburg Premieres December 4, 2014 on WVIA TV

November 17, 2014

"Our Town Bloomsburg" the next edition of WVIA's "Our Town" series premieres Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.

All That Jazz on WVIA FM to Feature Jazz Performances from the 2014 Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts Festival

November 7, 2014

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.

WVIA recognizes Fidelity Bank for its donation through the EITC Program

October 27, 2014

WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Fidelity Bank has donated $13,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services.

The World of Little League® Museum Plans Halloween Costume Contest

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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»

Christ Wesleyan Church presents "Narnia the Musical"

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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»

Florida Gulf-Coast folk band, The Currys and Scranton Hot-Swing band, The Bog Swing Group perform November 3 during the next Live Homegrown Music Concert at the WVIA Studios - Public Invited

October 21, 2014

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.

Our Town TowandaWysox Premieres November 13, 2014 on WVIA-TV

October 20, 2014

"Our Town TowandaWysox" the next edition of WVIA's "Our Town" series premieres Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.

Milford Residents Encouraged to Attend Final Community Planning Meeting for WVIA-TV's Our Town Milford Program - Volunteers Needed

October 13, 2014

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.

Soul Searchers Paranormal Group to hold ghost hunt at Brown Library

7 weeks 1 day ago
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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»

WVIA recognizes Landmark Community Bank for its donation through the EITC Program

October 3, 2014

WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Landmark Community Bank has donated $2,500 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services.

WVIA recognizes Frontier Communications for its donation through the EITC Program

October 1, 2014

WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Frontier Communications has donated $12,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services.

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

October 1, 2014

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 Receives $10,000 Donation from Hudock Moyer Wealth Resources

September 30, 2014

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.

WVIA-FM presents a Simply Grand Concert featuring The Gabriel Chamber Ensemble on October 19, 2014 - Public Invited

September 29, 2014

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 WVIA Original Feature Presentation, Innovation and Enterprise, The Story of Gentex Corporation Premieres October 21, 2014

September 23, 2014

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.

WVIA presents The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, a special all-day event on October 19, 2014 starting at 12 p.m. on WVIA-TV

September 22, 2014

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.

Watch World-Renowned Primatologist and Conservationist, Jane Goodall's Bucknell Forum Presentation, Sowing the Seeds of Hope on WVIA-TV

September 16, 2014

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 Rhine River Cruise Departing September 26, 2015 - Now Taking Reservations

September 15, 2014

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 recognizes Waste Management of Pennsylvania for its donation through the EITC Program

September 12, 2014

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.

WVIA-FM presents a Simply Grand Concert featuring The Metta String Quartet on September 28, 2014 - Public Invited

September 5, 2014

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

September 2, 2014

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.

The 4-piece funk band Tauk Performs September 15 during the next Live Homegrown Music Concert at the WVIA Studios - Public Invited

September 2, 2014

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.

Towanda and Wysox Residents Encouraged to Attend Final Community Planning Meeting for WVIA-TV's Our Town TowandaWysox Program - Volunteers Needed

August 26, 2014

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 Receives 2 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Nominations

August 15, 2014

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.

Tattoo Superstar Megan Massacre Comes to Wilkes-Barre, August 22-24

17 weeks 3 days ago
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SUPERSTAR TATTOO ARTIST MEGAN MASSACRE HEADLINES NEPA TATTOO ARTS FESTIVAL AUGUST 22-24

WHO: Megan Massacre, star of TLC’s NYC Ink and America’s Worst Tattoos and PETA2’s Cruelty-Free Beauty Tips. more»

August's First Friday in Downtown Williamsport

17 weeks 5 days ago
Mural on Fourth Street in Downtown Williamsport

Williamsport: Outdoor First Friday on the Corner of Fourth & Pine

First Friday music for August on Pine and 4th Streets will be provided by 3 bands sponsored by: WXPI Radio. more»

Bottles & Brews II to be Held at Taber Museum, Friday August 8th

18 weeks 1 day ago

  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»

Midsummer Music & Mangia! Enjoy an afternoon at the Farm...

19 weeks 6 days ago
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Lewisburg, PA:  On Saturday, August 9, from 3-8pm the Dancing Bear Farm will be hosting Midsummer Music & Mangia!  Come out and enjoy an afternoon at the Farm! more»

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

June 9, 2014

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.

Our Town Montoursville Documentary Premieres June 18 on WVIA-TV

June 3, 2014

"Our Town Montoursville" the 17th edition of WVIA's "Our Town" documentary series premieres Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 8 p.m. on WVIA TV.

Saturday, May 24 Hiawatha Cruises Canceled due to effects of high water

26 weeks 6 days ago
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»

WVIA-TV joins statewide broadcast to address heroin crisis in Pennsylvania

May 15, 2014

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 premiering June 9 on WVIA-TV explores one of America's iconic institutions

May 12, 2014

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.

Scholastic Achievement Award Winners to be announced on May 15 on WVIA TV

May 6, 2014

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»

WVIA-TV's new program Back in the Day takes a nostalgic look at local events and places - premieres May 30

May 2, 2014

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 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»

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.

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.

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»

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.

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.

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