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Throwback Thursday: Our Best Photos From The Shaky Beats Music Festival

Last month, GPB producer Andrew Riley and I were at the Shaky Beats Festival, in Centennial Olympic Park. This is not to be confused with the Shaky Knees festival which took place at the same venue a week earlier and...

by Enna Garkusha | June 9, 2016

Frontline Takes A Look At Who Profits From Misfortune

Additional contributions from Ashley Rucker When disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes or floods strike, the aftermath is devastating; people’s lives are upturned, homes are destroyed and neighborhoods are wrecked...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | May 20, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities At GPB

Ever watched a television pledge drive and wondered how the people in the studio answering phones became volunteers? Did you also have the desire to answer phones yourself?You’ll be happy to know that becoming a...

by Rosemary Jean-Louis | May 19, 2016

Great Houses With Julian Fellowes Tours A Real 1920s Estate

In the first episode of Great Houses with Julian Fellowes, the Downton Abbey executive producer gave you a tour of Burghley House which has ties to the execution of Mary Queen of Scots. In part 2 of the series, the man...

by Ashley Rucker | May 19, 2016

Beat The Heat This Summer With Drama And Mystery On GPB

Are you looking for a break from the burning hot Georgia temperatures this summer? Or how about a distraction from the rainy summer evenings, when the weather won’t cooperate with your outdoor plans? This late...

by Rachel Buchman | May 18, 2016

Explore Cleopatra's Lost Tomb

Queen Cleopatra of Alexandria was known for her beauty as well as her influence on the Roman empire. After her death the location of her tomb has been a mystery; one archaeologist, Kathleen Martinez, believes she may...

by Ashley Rucker | May 17, 2016

Adam Driver On Being a Marine On TED Talks: War And Peace

You’ll remember him as the villainous Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but Adam Driver did not always play the bad guy on-screen. Instead, Driver was a U.S. Marine with the 1/1 Weapons Company at Camp...

by Rachel Buchman | May 10, 2016

We Honored Our ReDream Video Stars With A Special Screening

How do you define the American Dream? Is that ideal still attainable today? Have you achieved it? At the beginning of the year, we teamed up with KCPT and several other PBS affiliates to find answers. Through our...

by Rachel Buchman | April 13, 2016

You're Invited To A Live Taping Of The Tavis Smiley Show

Tavis Smiley will do a taping of his One Great Idea Tour at GPB, April 21th at 10:30 a.m. and we want you to be part of the studio audience. RSVP here to join the discussion of this Atlanta stop of the tour....

by Ashley Rucker | April 12, 2016

Catch Jackie Robinson On

Did you miss the premiere of the Ken Burns documentary Jackie Robinson? No worries, we have Part 1 on so you can catch up before you watch Part 2, that airs Tuesday, April 12 at 9 p.m. You can watch Part I of...

by Ashley Rucker | April 12, 2016

Stop By And See Us At The Dogwood Festival - We’ll Have Swag!

The Atlanta Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park will celebrate its 80th year Friday, April 8 through Sunday, April 10th and we’re thrilled to help celebrate it.Stop by our tent located near the 14th Street and...

by Rachel Buchman | April 6, 2016

Great Minds Come Together For The ACC Inventure Prize

”Shark Tank” isn’t the only place to watch the next generation of entrepreneurs showcase their wares. The 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) InVenture Prize competition is finding the best young innovative minds...

by Ashley Rucker | April 5, 2016