Harvesting Rhode Island Returns in a Bigger, Better, Bolder Season 2

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The second season of this visually beautiful and historically important chronicle returns Thursdays at 7 p.m. beginning May 4 on Rhode Island PBS. Harvesting Rhode Island captures the richness and diversity of Rhode Island's farming traditions - vegetables, fruits, flowers, trees, animals, bees, shellfish... and more.

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Weekends with Yankee Starts May 1

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Weekends with Yankee is a 13-part travel and lifestyle series named for the long-running publication enjoyed by readers across America for more than 80 years, Yankee magazine. Rhode Island PBS airs the series on Mondays at 7:30 p.m., starting May 1.

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GUEST BLOGGER: 'The Missing Chapter' Provides Perspective on Local History

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The Missing Chapter will take you to the historic Coggeshall Farm Museum to experience the lives of tenant farmers in Bristol, Rhode Island, in the late 18th century. This documentary is centered around the narratives of tenant farmers during a crucial period after the American Revolution and before the sweeping changes brought by the Industrial Revolution.

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Daniel Tiger: Be My Neighbor Day at Providence Children's Museum

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Free museum admission for the first 250 parents and children for the interactive learning experience of "Be My Neighbor Day." The event includes meet and greet with Daniel Tiger, giveaways for parents and children, as well as building activities and museum play areas.

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WSBE Rhode Island PBS Announces Participation in FCC Spectrum Auction

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In a move to secure the future of public television in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts, WSBE Rhode Island PBS President David Piccerelli today announced the station's successful participation in the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Broadcast Incentive Auction.

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Memorial Day Weekend Preview - D-Day: Over Normandy

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Coming in May, on Memorial Day weekend, is D-Day: Over Normandy, the latest documentary from the World War II Foundation and Tim Gray Media. The film features Bill Belichick as narrator and breathtaking aerial drone footage of D-Day locations in Normandy, France.

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Rhode Island PBS Announces Change in Channel Line-Up

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With Spanish language channel V-me phasing out PBS affiliations across the country, transmission will cease on WSBE channel 36.3 as of March 31, 2017.

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Tax Forum: Your Local Professionals with Timely Advice

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Local CPAs tackle latest changes in the tax code, and offer tax tips to help make filing that federal income tax return less painful.

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Promise to My Father: Holocaust Remembrance

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A Promise to My Father is the story of Israel "Izzy" Arbeiter's personal account of survival in Nazi concentration camps, and his return to Poland in 2012.

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Season Two of Civil War's Mercy Street Explores Growing Chaos

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The second season of this Civil War-era drama continues to explore the growing chaos within Alexandria, as allegiances blur and loyalties shift.

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Rhode Island PBS Announces Channel Line-Up Change

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After 10 years, Spanish-language channel V-me, broadcast on 36.3, is phasing out its affiliation with PBS stations across the country, effective March 31, 2017.

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Preparing to Visit OUR TOWN: SMITHFIELD

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Residents and friends of Smithfield, RI, are invited to attend the information and planning meeting for OUR TOWN: SMITHFIELD on Monday, March 13

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A Peek at Pledge - What's Coming in March 2017

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March is our largest fundraising period of the year, chock full of musical specials from just about every era, plus self-improvement specials just in time for spring. Here's a sampling of some of the shows you'll want to watch.

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Patsy Cline on American Masters

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Patsy Cline defined modern country music by using her singular talent and heart‐wrenching emotional depth to break down barriers of gender, class and genre. Rhode Island PBS presents Patsy Cline: American Masters on Friday, March 10 at 8 p.m.

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Two Locations Named for 2017 Cycle of OUR TOWN

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When Rhode Island PBS put out the call in December for the next Our Town locations, residents from towns across the state stepped up. By the time the January 31 deadline arrived, it was clear that two towns had highly enthusiastic support...

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