Ken Burns' Jackie Robinson & Damon Kwame Mason's "Souls on Ice"

Event Title: 
Ken Burns' Jackie Robinson & Damon Kwame Mason's "Souls on Ice"
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Sunday, November 6, 2016 5:00 pm
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Location: 
Rokeby Museum
City, State: 
Ferrisburgh, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
Screening & discussion of Ken Burns' "Jackie Robinson." Examines the life and times of Jack Roosevelt Robinson, who in 1947 lifted a nation and an entire race on his shoulders when he crossed baseball's color line. Ken Burns reveals fascinating stories about the legend's life on and off the field.
 
"Souls on Ice" explores the experiences of black hockey players. The film, which received the People's Choice Award for feature film at the Edmonton International Film Festival, delves into the black experience throughout the history of hockey and how those experiences have encouraged more participation in the game.  
 
Event is free and open to the public.
Featured Event: 
No

Vermont PBS Film Festival - PBS Kids Dinosaur Train "Best Baby Sitter Ever" & "Haunted House"

Event Title: 
Vermont PBS Film Festival PBS Kids Dinosaur Train "Best Baby Sitter Ever" & "Haunted House"
Subtitle: 
Screening & Craft
Date: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 9:30 am
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
Kids event
Description: 
DINOSAUR TRAIN is seen through the eyes of Buddy, a preschool-aged Tyrannosaurus Rex. Buddy and his adoptive family of Pteranodons go for adventures on the Dinosaur Train to meet all kinds of dinosaurs in different eras and learn fascinating new facts about these incredible creatures.
 
Free and Open to the Public.
Featured Event: 
No

Membership Development Committee Meeting

Event Title: 
Membership Development Committee Meeting
Date: 
Friday, November 4, 2016 12:00 pm
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Location: 
Vermont PBS Conference Room
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Ave
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
Board of Directors
Featured Event: 
No

Vermont Tech Jam 2016

Event Title: 
Vermont Tech Jam 2016
Subtitle: 
Vermont PBS is a proud media sponsor
Date: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 (All day) - Saturday, October 22, 2016 (All day)
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Location: 
Champlain Valley Expo
City, State: 
Essex, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Vermont’s fastest-growing and most-dynamic companies gather under one roof at this rockin' career and tech expo. Learn about exciting new Vermont-made apps, see drone and robotics demonstrations, find out about colleges and training programs, and meet dozens of local companies in healthcare, aerospace, energy efficiency and IT that can offer you a real J-O-B.

Visit www.techjamvt.com

 

Vermont PBS is a proud media sponsor

Featured Event: 
No

Indie Lens Pop-Up's Best of Enemies

Event Title: 
Indie Lens Pop-Up's Best of Enemies
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Johnson State College, Bently Hall
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
Best of Enemies captures the legendary 1968 debates between two famed intellectuals and ideological opposites: leftist Gore Vidal and neoconservative William F. Buckley. Their televised sparring shaped a new era of public discourse in the media, demarcating the moment TV’s political ambition shifted from narrative to 
spectacle. 
 
Free and Open to the Public.
Featured Event: 
No

Nature Cat "Stream & Shout"

Event Title: 
Nature Cat "Stream & Shout"
Subtitle: 
Screening & Craft
Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 10:30 am
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Location: 
Manchester Community Library
City, State: 
Manchester, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. In each episode, once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, “backyard explorer extraordinaire.”  In partnership with St. Johnsbury Athenaeum and Hunger Free Vermont.   
 
This event is free and open to the public.
Featured Event: 
No

Soul on Ice:  Past, Present and Future

Event Title: 
Soul on Ice:  Past, Present and Future
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Monday, October 3, 2016 3:30 pm
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Location: 
Dartmouth College Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall
City, State: 
Hanover, NH
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
Soul on Ice explores the experiences of black hockey players.  The film, which received the People's Choice Award for feature film at the Edmonton International Film Festival, delves into the black experience throughout the history of hockey and how those experiences have encouraged more participation in the game.  
 
Event is Free and open to the public.
Featured Event: 
No

Indie Lens Pop-Up's Peace Officer

Event Title: 
Indie Lens Peace Officer
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Location: 
Norwich Public Library
City, State: 
Norwich, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
Screening & discussion of Independent Len’s "Peace Officer." "Peace Officer" is a documentary about the increasingly militarized state of American police as told through the story of William "Dub" Lawrence, a former sheriff who established his rural state's first SWAT team, only to see that same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Driven by an obsessed sense of mission, Dub uses his own investigation skills to uncover the truth in this and other recent officer-involved shootings in his community, while tackling larger questions about the changing face of peace officers nationwide.
 
Event is free and open to the public.
Featured Event: 
No

Ken Burns' Defying the Nazis:  The Sharp's War

Event Title: 
Ken Burns' Defying the Nazis:  The Sharp's War
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Location: 
Manchester Community Library
City, State: 
Manchester, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
Ken Burn’s Defying the Nazis:  The Sharps’ War is an account of a daring rescue mission that occurred on the precipice of World War II. It tells the previously untold story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe. Over two dangerous years they helped to save scores of imperiled Jews and refugees fleeing Nazi occupation across Europe.
Featured Event: 
No

American Graduate Day

Headline: 
American Graduate Day
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We invite you to read the inspiring profiles of these Vermont Education Champions and watch the related videos!

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Start Date: 
Monday, September 12, 2016
End Date: 
Friday, September 30, 2016
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