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August 2019

What: Downton Abbey Live!
When: August 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Join GPB live in our studio for this special Downton event!

In anticipation of the September 2019 release of the Downton Abbey feature film, DOWNTON ABBEY LIVE! is a celebration of all aspects of the wildly successful British drama – the stellar cast, superb writing, spectacular locations and dazzling costumes. Broadcast from New York City before a live studio audience, scheduled participants include cast members Phyllis Logan (Mrs. Hughes), Lesley Nicol (Mrs. Patmore), Kevin Doyle (Molesley) and Harry Hadden-Paton (Bertie) with executive producers Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge.

We are inviting a limited number of Downton Abbey fans into our studio to watch this special event together as it unfolds. Guests will enjoy a complimentary reception beginning at 7pm, before settling into your seat in the studio for the live special at 8:30pm. We’ll be broadcasting the audience on GPB as part of our coverage of this live event. You might even be on tv! Guests are encouraged to dress with Downton flair.

 

What: Political Rewind Live in Augusta
When: August 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm | Jessye Norman School of the Arts

Join GPB for a special recording of Political Rewind  live from Augusta! Host Bill Nigut and his panel of experts will break down complicated issues facing voters, from local elected officials to state and federal government. 

 

July 2019

What: Be My Neighbor Day
When: July 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm | Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA

Join us for Be My Neighbor Day on Saturday, July 27 where kids and families can learn about acts of kindness and participate in fun hands-on activities that benefit our community. Meet community helpers from the Atlanta Fire Rescue Department, plant a compassion garden with Compassionate Atlanta, take a picture with Daniel Tiger and more!

Andrew & Walter Young Family YMCA

2200 Campbellton Rd SW

Atlanta, GA 30311

This free family event is supported by PNC Grow Up Great.

DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD © 2012 The Fred Rogers Company. All rights reserved

 

 

What: Country Music Preview Event
When: July 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm | The Historic Ritz Theatre: 139 E. Doyle St. Toccoa, GA 30577

Georgia Public Broadcasting is proud to partner with Main Street Toccoa for a free preview screening of Ken Burns' highly anticipated Country Music documentary during the July 20, 2019 Ida Cox concert by Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry.

Guests will enjoy selected footage of the highly-anticipated documentary, followed by a live performance at the beautiful Historic Ritz Theatre.

Country Music tells the story of the rise and evolution of this uniquely American art form. The documentary shares the stories of the people who lived, wrote, and performed the songs. Over 100 people were interviewed for the production, each representing a different era or aspect of the story. Country Music will premiere on GPB on Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 8pm - 10pm.

On July 20, 2019, the evening will begin at 7pm with a pre-show by three local musicians. At 8pm, the documentary will begin inside the theatre, followed by a performance by the Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry at 8:40pm.

This event is free and open to the public. As this special Ida Cox performance will take place at the Ritz Theatre, seating will be limited

 

What: American Experience: Chasing the Moon Preview Screening
When: July 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm | Museum of Aviation: 1942 Heritage Blvd, Robins AFB, GA 31098

Experience National Moon Day at the Museum of Aviation with special activities, exhibits and more! Activities will take place in the Nugteren Hangar and Grounds. This celebration is open to the public, with no advance registration required. 

Among the activities, guests will enjoy excerpts from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon in the Scott Auditorium in the Eagle Building at 11am and 1pm. Chasing the Moon takes an immerse journey reimagining the race to the moon and reliving the journey that defined a generation. The documentary recasts the Space Age as a captivating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, and visionary impulses all while utilizing previously overlooked and lost archival material.

For more information about the National Moon Day celebration, click here

 

 

What: American Experience: Chasing the Moon Preview Screening
When: July 16, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm | Museum of Aviation: 1942 Heritage Blvd, Robins AFB, GA 31098

Join GPB and the Museum of Aviation in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon takes an immerse journey reimagining the race to the moon and reliving the journey that defined a generation. The documentary recasts the Space Age as a captivating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, and visionary impulses all while utilizing previously overlooked and lost archival material.

 

Admission to the Museum of Aviation is free, and the screening will take place in the Scott Auditorium in the Eagle Building. Guests are encouraged to explore the extensive exhibits before and after the film screening.

 

Visit https://www.museumofaviation.org/ for more information.

 

 

What: Molly of Denali Screening Party
When: July 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Join us for a premiere screening of PBS Kids’ newest show, Molly of Denali! This action-adventure comedy follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. Molly helps her mom and dad run the Denali Trading Post and has daily adventures with her dog Suki and friends Tooey and Trini, from fishing to building snow forts to delivering a camera to friends on a volcano via dog sled!

Attendees will enjoy a sneak peek at this brand-new show before it premieres on GPB, along with a snack and fun literacy activity. This event is part of the Mayor's Summer Reading Club

 

What: American Experience: Chasing the Moon Preview Screening
When: July 11, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm | Coca-Cola Space Science Center: 701 Front Ave, Columbus GA 31901

GPB is pleased to partner with the Coca-Cola Space Science Center for a free screening of excerpts from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon which will air on GPB this summer. Join us as we celebrate this special summer of space and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Guests will enjoy complimentary admission to the museum beginning at 5pm where they are invited to explore NASA artifacts featuring some Apollo memorabilia. Film screening will take place at 5:30pm in the Omnisphere Theater Planetarium.

 

What: American Experience: Chasing the Moon Preview Screening
When: July 5, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm | Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center: 2051 Lower Roswell Rd. Marietta, GA 30068

Take a sneak peek of excerpts from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon which will air on GPB this summer as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

What: The Moth StorySLAM
When: July 1, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm | Theatrical Outfit - The Balzer Theater

Join us for the monthly open-mic storytelling competition, open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! The theme for the July StorySLAM is BOLD.  

 

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