Community Cinema: Peace Unveiled

Date: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 7:00 pm
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FlynnSpace
Address: 
153 Main Street
City, State: 
Burlington, Vt.
Phone: 
802-652-4500
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Peace Unveiled"

When the U.S. troop surge was announced in late 2009, women in Afghanistan knew that the ground was being laid for peace talks with the Taliban. "Peace Unveiled" follows three women in Afghanistan who are risking their lives to make sure that women have a seat at the negotiating table. 

Visit the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts website for more information.

Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

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Community Cinema: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2011 7:30 pm
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Location: 
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Address: 
10 Vernon Street
City, State: 
Brattleboro, Vt.
Phone: 
802-257-0124
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Preview & discussion of the film "Pray the Devil Back to Hell."

"Pray the Devil Back to Hell" is the astonishing story of the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war, and won a once unimaginable peace for their shattered country in 2003.

Visit the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center website for more information.

Community Cinema is presented locally as a partnership between VPT, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro Community TV, Catamount Arts, the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UVM and the Rutland Free Library

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Morrill classroom materials

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Land For Learning: Justin Morrill And America's Land Grant Colleges
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Justin Morrill: His Life and Times
A 7th-12th grade teacher's guide to accompany this program
by Elise A. Guyette
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Birding In Vermont - Buy

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Birding In Vermont
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Get your own copy of "Birding in Vermont" by calling (802) 655-5307 during our normal business hours.
 

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Vermont Fresh Network Forum

Date: 
Sunday, August 7, 2011 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 
Shelburne Farms
City, State: 
Shelburne, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

The tastiest culinary and agricultural event of the season happens Sunday, August 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. when the 15th annual Vermont Fresh Network Forum returns to Shelburne Farms.

The evening begins with a cocktail hour, then it’s on to a walk-around dinner, topped off with an ice cream blast!

Come celebrate farm and chef partnerships working to serve the freshest, most delicious local food.

For tickets, call (802) 86-FLYNN or go to flynntix.org. Vermont Public Television is pleased to provide media support.

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VPT Board of Directors Meeting

Date: 
Monday, September 19, 2011 1:00 pm
Location: 
VPT Studios
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
Board of Directors
Description: 

VPT Board meeting.

The public is welcome. Please call 1-800-639-7811 for details. 

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July 1, 2011 - video

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Vermont This Week
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Michelle Obama speech
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Birding In Vermont - Bio

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Birding In Vermont
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Host Bryan Pfeiffer
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Host Bryan Pfeiffer Bryan Pfeiffer is an author, photographer and consulting naturalist who has been watching birds most of his life. His personal guiding service is Vermont Bird Tours.

Bryan's articles and essays on nature have appeared inThe New York Times, Vermont Life, Field and Stream,and Northern Woodlands, among other publications. Bryan is co-author of Birdwatching in Vermont, a guide to finding and enjoying birds in the state.

When he's not chasing birds, Bryan devotes his time to the study and conservation of butterflies, dragonflies and other insects. He lives in Central Vermont, where he wanders the landscape enjoying everything from ferns to frogs to fireflies. 

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CEO Holly Groschner is "Talkin' Vermont"

Holly is on a mission to get to know more Vermonters, what inspires them, what makes them tick, and to learn how Vermont PBS can better serve. Watch the video...

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