Block Island Artists

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Block Island Artists presents the intimate portraits of two internationally renowned artists – abstract painter Ben Wohlberg and stone sculptor Sean Hartnett. Block Island Artists premieres on Rhode Island PBS (digital 36.1) on Thursday, June 29 at 8:00 PM, as part of the ongoing local film series, Rhode Island Stories.

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BioBlitz: Discovering Nature's Neighborhood

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This 2013 chronicle of an annual June event in Narragansett, Rhode Island, features hundreds of volunteers who work against the clock to catalog as many species of fish, birds, mammals, insects, fungi, trees, and plants as they can in one 24-hour period.

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'Rhode Island Live' Showcases the Local Music Scene

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RHODE ISLAND LIVE spotlights the musicians that live and travel through the Ocean State. The second season spans a variety of music genres, from rock to rap, from traditional spiritual, to blues and folk. Filmed at venues and festivals in Rhode Island, the series showcases the diversity and depth of talent Rhode Islanders have at their doorstep.

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Australian Pink Floyd TV Special Offers Tickets to RI Concert

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The Australian Pink Floyd Show: Everything Under The Sun is a new concert special bursting with Pink Floyd’s most beloved songs. Filmed throughout Germany in 2016 at various venues, this special airs on Rhode Island PBS during the June fundraising drive.

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Turns 50

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Beatles fans in the U.S. will be able to see the new documentary about Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band that's been prepared for the legendary album's 50th anniversary.

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D-Day: Over Normandy Premieres Memorial Day Weekend on Big and Little Screens

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Memorial Day is about remembering, and on this Memorial Day weekend, Rhode Island PBS proudly presents D-Day: Over Normandy.

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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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