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Media Alert: WSRE to air "George H.W. Bush: American Experience" tonight; funeral coverage tomorrow

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To mark the passing of former president George H.W. Bush, WSRE will broadcast “George H.W. Bush: American Experience” tonight at 7 p.m. The two-part documentary will air in its entirety from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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KEEP CALM. DRINK TEA. SUPPORT WSRE.

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In support of WSRE and in celebration of America’s longest running weekly primetime drama series, WSRE will host a Masterpiece Holiday Tea on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. followed by a free preview screening of the Victoria Season 3 premiere in the Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College.

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Media Alert: WSRE to host free event for “Nightmare Theatre” fans with screening of “Plan 9 from Outer Space”

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WSRE has produced 13 new episodes of “Nightmare Theatre” for broadcast on Saturdays at 10 p.m. This series launch event is free and will feature a film screening of “Plan 9 from Outer Space;” an exhibit of movie memorabilia from the Merrill Movie Museum; a costume contest; a photo booth on the “Nightmare Theatre” set; and meet and greet opportunities with the stars of “Nightmare Theatre.”

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“Plan 9 from Outer Space” film screening planned for “Nightmare Theatre” launch at WSRE

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Horror movie fans are invited to gather at the WSRE Amos Studio on Friday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. for a celebration of the film genre’s return to local airwaves. WSRE is producing 13 new episodes of “Nightmare Theatre” that will begin airing Saturdays at 10 p.m. on Oct. 27 and streaming online at wsre.org.

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Be part of the “StudioAmped” season 11 studio audience

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WSRE public media; eight regional bands performing original music; and three singer-songwriters from the Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival.

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Media Alert: "The Great American Read" Preview Screening Moved to Thursday at Pensacola Library

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Due to Tropical Storm Gordon, WSRE and West Florida Public Libraries have moved “The Great American Read” preview screening event from tonight, as originally scheduled, to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Pensacola Library located at 239 N. Spring St. The screening is a free event and offers library patrons the opportunity to be interviewed on camera for an upcoming WSRE program.

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Media Alert: Author and speaker Jeff Klinkenberg at WSRE on Tuesday

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Free Public Square Speakers Series event: “Books Every Floridian Should Have on the Shelf.” Klinkenberg will discuss some of his favorite Florida books, working his way up from William Bartram in 1791 to 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winner Jack E. Davis and including “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston—one of America’s 100 favorite books in the running to become America’s Best-Loved Novel.

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WSRE and West Florida Public Libraries to host preview screening of “The Great American Read” on Tuesday, Sept. 4

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WSRE and West Florida Public Libraries invite book lovers to gather for an advance screening of PBS’ fall television series, “The Great American Read,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 at the Pensacola Library located at 239 N. Spring St.

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Online reservations now available for WSRE’s Wine & Food Classic

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The WSRE-TV Foundation has readied the sails for this year’s “Pirates, Pinot & Pearls” 30th Wine & Food Classic, taking place Oct. 19 through Oct. 21 with venues on Pensacola Beach and in downtown Pensacola. Online reservations are new this year and now available at wsre.org/wineandfood.

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WSRE to host free "StudioAmped" concerts Sept 24-Oct 5

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WSRE has announced the bands to perform their original music for the 11th season of “StudioAmped.” The public is invited to attend production of the televised music series, to be recorded live in the station’s Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College, over two weeks from Sept. 24 to Oct. 5.

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WSRE announces RALLY candidate forum schedule

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The “RALLY 2018” candidate forum for primary elections in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties will air live, starting at 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 20–22, on WSRE. The program will be simulcast on NewsRadio 92.3 FM & 1620 AM.

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Jeff Klinkenberg: “Books That Every Floridian Should Have on the Shelf” Aug. 28 at the WSRE Amos Studio

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While many authors have called Florida home, some truly define the state’s literary heritage. Award-winning writer Jeff Klinkenberg is coming to Pensacola to discuss some of his favorite Florida books, working his way up from William Bartram in 1791 to Jack E. Davis in 2017, as part of the WSRE Public Square Speakers Series on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.

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WSRE to produce and broadcast new episodes of “Nightmare Theatre”

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Mike Ensley, Chip Chism and Lemmie Crews have been presenting horror genre films for Pensacola audiences and beyond for 17 years. Their “Nightmare Theatre” television show first found a home on Cox Media Channel 39 in 2001. Since then, there have been film festivals, other cable access broadcasts and even a national appearance on SpikeTV’s “Ghouls Gone Wild” in 2006. Starting Oct. 27

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

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Families are invited to help “Hit a Home Run for Early Learning” at the WSRE Imagination Station at Blue Wahoos Stadium. Starting an hour before the baseball game, there will be fun children’s activities and appearances by Clifford the Big Red Dog, and each child will receive a free book, while supplies last.

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WSRE-TV Foundation announces 2018-2019 Board of Directors

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The WSRE-TV Foundation Board of Directors has announced the appointment of new members and officers for 2018-2019. Joining the board are John Adams, Aimee Dumas, Dr. Paul Glisson, Larry Kuhn, Dr. Troy Tippett and Delarian Wiggins. Officers are Rebecca Boles, chair; Hal George, vice chair; Bobby Emmons, past chair; Mallory Studer, secretary; Laura Shaud, treasurer; and Bob Culkeen

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