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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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WSRE will premiere television special on IMPACT 100 next week

Posted by Mary Riker

WSRE has produced a television special about the significant contributions of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area. “IMPACT 100: Changing Lives, Strengthening Communities,” hosted by Sherri Hemminghaus Weeks, will premiere on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.

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WSRE to rebroadcast J. Earle Bowden interview this week

Posted by Mary Riker

In remembrance of J. Earle Bowden, WSRE will air an interview with the well-respected journalist, political cartoonist, local historian, educator and environmentalist known as the “Father of Gulf Islands National Seashore” on a special rebroadcast of “Conversations with Jeff Weeks” airing at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 22. 

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