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Election 2014

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The Vermont PBS Governor debate is tonight!
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October 9th - Governor candidates
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7:30 pm live on air and online!
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As part of our Election 2014 initiative, Vermont PBS is pleased to be holding live debates on air, and online right here along with a Twitter feed!
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Governance Committee Meeting

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Governance Committee Meeting
Date: 
Friday, April 3, 2015 10:00 am
Location: 
Vermont PBS Conference Room
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Ave
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
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Board of Directors
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American Experiences' Last Days in Vietnam

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American Experiences' Last Days in Vietnam
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Screening & Discussion
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Thursday, April 2, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
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Location: 
Brattleboro Union High School, Multi-Purpose Room
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131 Fairground Road
City, State: 
Brattleboro, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
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Nominated for an Academy Award® for Documentary Feature. In April of 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance was crumbling. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, 135,000 South Vietnamese managed to escape with help from a number of Americans who took matters into their own hands in a desperate effort to save as many people as possible

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Independent Lens' A Path Appears

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Independent Lens' A Path Appears
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Screening & Discussion
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Wednesday, April 1, 2015 6:00 pm
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Location: 
UVM, Stafford Hall, Room 101
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
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Community Cinema
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Screening & discussion of A Path Appears. A Path Appears goes to the USA, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya to reveal the incredible adversity faced every day by millions of women and girls, while also presenting glimpses of hope and change. From the team that brought you the groundbreaking Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.

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Ken Burns' Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

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Ken Burns' Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
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Screening and discussion
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Thursday, March 26, 2015 7:00 pm
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Southern Vermont College Theater
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982 Mansion Drive
City, State: 
Bennington, VT
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Community Cinema
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Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report

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Ken Burns' Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

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Ken Burns' Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies
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Screening and discussion
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 5:30 pm
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Location: 
Rutland Country Club
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275 Grove Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
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Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
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Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report.

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Sid-athon Saturday

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Sid'athon Saturday
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Party for military kids up to 5th grade
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Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Location: 
Vermont PBS Studio
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
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Kids event
VPT sponsored
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Vermont PBS and Sid the Science Kid celebrate the Month of the Military Child with an exclusive kids party for children of military families – Saturday, April 18th from 10 until noon.

It’s a Sid-athon Saturday, with a special screening of Sid’s newest film, “Encyclopedia of Discovery,” as Sid explores the natural world!

Children (up to grade 5) of current military personnel or veterans are invited to attend for food, games and Sid-focused fun – all at the Vermont PBS studio.

The event is FREE, but registration is required. Space is limited so register early online at http://support.vermontpbs.org/sid

Questions? Call Chuck Pizer at 802-654-3688

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Poetry Out Loud

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Poetry Out Loud - 2015 Vermont Finals
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Webcast live from the Vermont PBS Studio!
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Thursday, March 19, 2015 7:00 pm
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City, State: 
Colchester, VT
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VPT sponsored
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Visit vermontpbs.org/poetryoutloud

Poetry Out Loud - the national poetry recitation competition - has ignited a passion for poetry among high school students across the country. Students are challenged to learn and bring to life an established poetic work, with one winner from each state going on to the national competition.

On March 19th, ten finalists from Vermont high schools will bring their performances to the Vermont PBS studio for the state finals competition - and Vermont PBS will webcast the event live from our studio, beginning at 7 p.m.

Vermont PBS will also broadcast these finals on Thursday, April 9, at 8 p.m.

See great works of poetry come to life and cheer on some talented Vermont students!

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Value for Vermont
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State funding cuts for Vermont PBS are imminent, as the House is moving to eliminate funding. Your voice will help. Let your legislator know you value VT PBS. Click for more info.
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