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Here's The Top Five Reasons Why You Should Take The PBS Nerd Challenge

You may think being a nerd is only like the media portrayals on The Big Bang Theory or attending local Atlanta events such as MomoCon or DragonCon in your best superhero costume, but being a nerd is not only cool, it’s...

by Rachel Buchman | January 31, 2017

Fox Theatre Documentary Anchors Hot Winter Premieres And Series Returns

Winter is coming. But it isn’t bringing an army of terrifying Game of Thrones White Walkers with it. The wintery months mark the premieres of the hottest and most anticipated new dramas, the return of beloved series...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | December 19, 2016

The Battle Of The Annes

Which Anne of Green Gables movie adaptation do you like best? The classic miniseries starring Megan Follows or the new movie starring little known Ella Ballentine and Martin Sheen? To help you make up your mind, on...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | December 9, 2016

Win A Meet The Patels Poster For Following Us On Facebook Or Twitter

You’re invited to attend a free screening of the indie documentary Meet the Patels on Tuesday, November 29 at 7 p.m. RSVP here.If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter you’ll be entered into a drawing to win...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | November 22, 2016

GPB Viewer Parties Like It’s 1776 With Hamilton’s America Premiere Party

When "Hamilton" enthusiast and Atlanta resident Cressie Teague Lewis found out about Hamilton’s America, the documentary about the making of the Broadway mega-hit, she couldn’t resist throwing a premiere party to...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | October 25, 2016

Win A Free Hamilton's America Commemorative Poster

Hamilton’s America, the Great Performances documentary on the making of the musical smash, premieres on GPB-TV on Monday, October 24 at 8 p.m. and repeats at 9:30 p.m. To celebrate the film’s release, we’re giving...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | October 11, 2016

Enter The GPB Kids Pumpkin Carving Contest! October 1-31

Each October, as a chill grips the air and multi-colored leaves coat the landscape, carved, lit pumpkins adorn porches and yards across the land in celebration of the fall season and Halloween. GPB is adding to the fun...

by Mandy Wilson | September 30, 2016

Introducing A Prairie Home Companion With Chris Thile

In two weeks, Chris Thile (pronounced The-lee) officially takes over as host of the only live music and variety show aired nationwide. A Prairie Home Companion With Chris Thile debuts on GPB Radio’s statewide...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | September 29, 2016

Amalfi Gives A Taste Of Neapolitan, While Let’s Dish Gives A Taste Of Georgia

Last week, I had a chance to preview the dishes at Amalfi Pizza, a Neapolitan trattoria, newly opened in the old Dailey’s building in downtown Atlanta on Andrew Young International Boulevard. Domino’s Pizza...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | September 28, 2016

The Choice 2016 - The Dueling Stories Of Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are two of the most polarizing presidential candidates in modern history. Now, FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines Trump and Clinton have generated to investigate what has shaped these...

by Mandy Wilson | September 26, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Public Television Connections

Hamilton’s America, a new documentary on the Tony winning musical from Great Performances, premieres Monday, October 24 at 8 p.m. The program kicks off the PBS Arts Fall Festival series, now hosted by...

by Elisa Lichtenbaum | September 20, 2016

Fans Show Photos On Their Favorite Golf Courses In Anticipation Of Bobby Jones Documentary

To celebrate the September 15 premiere of our new documentary The Long Shadow of Bobby Jones, we asked fans to share photos of themselves on social media tooling around their favorite Georgia golf courses and use the...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | September 14, 2016