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"Country Music" sets the theme for fall fundraisers supporting WSRE public television

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If you are enjoying the Ken Burns “Country Music” documentary currently airing on PBS, the WSRE-TV Foundation has two opportunities for you to show your appreciation and help the public television station continue to deliver similar programming to Gulf Coast communities in Northwest Florida and South Alabama.

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WSRE to host free "StudioAmped" concerts Sept 23 - Oct 4

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WSRE has announced the “StudioAmped” Season 12 lineup of bands and artists who will perform at the Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College over two weeks from Sept. 23 to Oct. 4. “StudioAmped” is the public television station’s concert series showcasing the original music of regional artists.

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Media Alert: Free "Country Music" screening with bluegrass and panel discussion

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WSRE will host a free big-screen preview of the new Ken Burns “Country Music” documentary, which chronicles country music’s history from the 1920s through the 1990s and premieres on PBS stations this fall.

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WSRE's Bob Culkeen elected vice chair of Florida Public Media

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Florida Public Media (FPM), the state’s association of public broadcasters, elected WSRE General Manager Bob Culkeen as its new vice-chair during the group’s annual board meeting in July.

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WSRE to host advance screenings of Ken Burns' "Country Music" documentary

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WSRE invites the public to advance screenings of Ken Burns’ new documentary, “Country Music,” coming to PBS stations this fall.

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MEDIA ALERT: FBISF songwriters announced for "StudioAmped" Summer Country Concerts at WSRE

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WSRE invites the community to attend the production of three new “StudioAmped” shows featuring local country music artists and songwriters from the Frank Brown International Songwriters’ Festival.

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Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives to perform a benefit concert for WSRE at the Saenger Theatre on Oct. 15

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WSRE will present country music torchbearer Marty Stuart, as he celebrates the 20th anniversary of his iconic album The Pilgrim, at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 15 at pensacolasaenger.com or the Saenger Theatre box office.

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New Orleans Chef Kevin Belton is coming to the "Pensacola Barn Dance" WSRE Wine & Food Classic on Oct. 11

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The 31st annual WSRE Wine & Food Classic is going back in time to the Pensacola Barn Dance and the country music dance halls of the 1940s.

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WSRE and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos team up to Hit a Home Run for Early Learning

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Families are invited to come “Hit a Home Run for Early Learning” at Blue Wahoos Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 4. Starting at 3 p.m. before the game, there will be fun children’s activities and appearances by characters from “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” “Super Why!” and “Curious George” PBS KIDS shows at the WSRE Imagination Station.

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Community organizations team up for Be My Neighbor Day at WSRE on April 27

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Free, family-fun event with performances by PBS KIDS co-host Mr. Steve, appearances by Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat from “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” and more than 50 indoor and outdoor activities and exhibitors.

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WSRE Public Square and Pensacola State College present Cynthia Barnett: "Blue Revolution: a Water Ethic for Florida"

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Cynthia Barnett is an award-winning environmental journalist who has reported on water and climate change around the world. She is the author of three acclaimed books on water: “Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water in the Eastern U.S.,” “Blue Revolution: Unmaking America’s Water Crisis” and “Rain: A Natural and Cultural History.”

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Free family event celebrates the neighborly values of Mister Rogers

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It will be another beautiful day in the neighborhood when WSRE hosts Pensacola’s second annual Be My Neighbor Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27. This free family-fun event focuses on early learning, health and safety resources for families, and the neighborly values of Mister Rogers.

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WSRE Seeks questions for local legislative delegation

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WSRE wants your questions for legislators appearing on “Legislative Review: Dialogue with the Delegation.” The program will be simulcast live on Thursday, February 28 at 7 p.m. on WSRE and on NewsRadio 92.3 FM and 1620 AM. Moderated by Jeff Weeks, the show features a panel discussion with the local delegation responding to viewer questions on budget and policy topics.

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MEDIA ALERT: WSRE Public Square and Pensacola State College Present "Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune comes to life"

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Ersula Knox Odom, an author, motivational speaker and Florida Humanities Council La Florida performer, portrays legendary educator, civil rights leader and government official Mary McLeod Bethune in 1954.

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Media Alert: WSRE Public Square and Pensacola State College present Jack E. Davis

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Jack E. Davis, a University of Florida history professor, won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book, “The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea.”

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