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Teachers are enhancing instruction with Florida PBS LearningMedia

Posted by Mary Riker

The Association of Public Media in Florida (FPBS) announced in December that, with $1 million in support from the Florida Legislature, more than 85,000 digital learning resources available through PBS LearningMedia had been customized to meet K-16 educational standards for Florida schools. Access to this Florida PBS LearningMedia site is free to all Floridians who register.

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PBS programs commemorate the end of the Vietnam War

Posted by Mary Riker

Next week, WSRE will air two nights of PBS programs commemorating the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. “The Draft” and “Dick Cavett’s Vietnam” air Monday, April 27, starting at 8 p.m. “The Day the ’60s Died” is followed by the Academy Award nominated documentary “Last Days in Vietnam” on Tuesday, April 28, beginning at 7 p.m.

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WSRE is an official partner of Florida’s 20th Annual Children’s Week

Posted by Selina Iglesias

WSRE was invited to participate in Florida’s 20th Annual Children’s Week celebration, April 12–17, as an official community partner.

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Acclaimed filmmaker Rory Kennedy will speak at WSRE

Posted by Mary Riker

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, will present Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning producer Rory Kennedy at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19 as part of the station’s Public Square Speakers Series. The free event will be held at the WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio.

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WSRE awarded bronze Telly Awards for two original programs

Posted by Mary Riker

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, has been awarded the bronze Telly Award for two local productions: “The Blue Angels Air Shows” episode of “In Your Own Backyard” and “An Evening with Tommy Emmanuel,” a music special recorded live at WSRE’s Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio.

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Pre-game activities promote reading at Wahoos’ stadium April 12

Posted by Mary Riker

Families are invited to “Hit a Home Run for Early Literacy” during a pre-game WSRE Imagination Station event at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium on Sunday, April 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The first 100 families in attendance will receive a free “Bats at the Ballgame” book.

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“Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies” begins March 30 on WSRE

Posted by Mary Riker

WSRE will air “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies,” the three-part, six-hour documentary series directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 30 through April 1 at 8 p.m. The series is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.”

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WSRE will host preview screening of “Last Days in Vietnam”

Posted by Mary Riker

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, will present a special preview screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary “Last Days in Vietnam” on Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in the Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio. Admission is free.

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WSRE announces “StudioAmped” Season 7 performances

Posted by Mary Riker

WSRE will record the seventh season of “StudioAmped”—the televised concert series featuring regional bands and their original music—at the Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio for two weeks beginning April 7. Eight performances will be recorded live before studio audiences. The concerts are open to the public, free of charge.

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WSRE and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park to host family-fun event

Posted by Selina Iglesias

WSRE invites area families to WSRE PBS KIDS & Family Day at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park on Fort Walton Beach. This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21.

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