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February 2019

What: Pinkalicious & Peterrific Screening Party
When: February 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Join us for a special Pinkalicious & Peterrific Valentine screening party. Based on the bestselling Pinkalicious book series by author Victoria Kann, Pinkalicious & Peterrific follows the adventures of Pinkalicious and her brother, Peter, as they explore the town of Pinkville with their neighborhood friends. The imaginative Pinkalicious finds creative opportunities everywhere she looks, with Peter and her friends Jasmine, Rafael and Kendra in tow. She inspires everyone around her to be creative and find imaginative solutions to problems and expresses herself in ways that encourage children to do the same. 

Attendees will enjoy Valentine-themed episodes along with a craft activity. 

 

What: Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
When: February 7, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm | Savannah Civic Center

Join host Peter Sagal, Bill Kurtis, judge and scorekeeper and the Wait Wait panelists for a live taping of the popular NPR news quiz.

 

 

January 2019

What: Marvelous Macon Community Celebration
When: January 31, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm | Hargray Capitol Theatre

Join GPB for this celebration of the Macon and Bibb County community! Guests will enjoy the new documentary film, The Macon Sound. A GPB Original Production, the original documentary explores the city's place as a musical mecca and highlights the legendary careers of The Allman Brothers Band, James Brown, Little Richard, Otis Redding, Percy Sledge and more. The film showcases the history of Macon's musical influences and how the city helped define and inspire the sounds of rock n' roll, soul and southern rock. 

Attendees will also enjoy highlights of the community-focused  Macon Conversations series, Right Here business segments featuring local Macon business, and a special performance by Big Mike and the Booty Papas!

This event is free and open to the public. 

Special thanks to the Peyton Anderson Foundation for their support of this initiative.  

 

What: And Then They Came for Us
When: January 29, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm | Georgia Public Broadcasting

In light of the impending winter weather, we have cancelled this live screening event and will instead host an online screening Tuesday night. Visit www.gpb.org/theycameforus at 7pm on Tuesday to tune and watch.

Please join Georgia Public Broadcasting and filmmaker, Abby Ginzberg, for a screening of And Then They Came for Us, an award-winning documentary about the profound violation of constitutional rights that resulted in the forced incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans. Featuring George Takei and many others who were incarcerated, as well as newly rediscovered photographs of Dorothea Lange, the film brings history into the present, retelling this difficult story and following Japanese American activists as they speak out against the Muslim registry and travel ban.

Join us for a light reception beginning at 6pm prior to the screening at 7pm. 

Stick around after the film for a post-screening discussion with Abby Ginzberg and representatives from CAIR Georgia and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Atlanta, moderated by GPB’s Rickey Bevington.

 

What: The Moth StorySLAM
When: January 21, 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 January StorySLAM is INTENTIONS.  

 

What: Victoria, Season 3 Preview Screening
When: January 6, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm | Georgia Public Broadcasting

It is 1848, and revolution is breaking out across Europe. In Britain, one woman stands between order and chaos: Queen Victoria. Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) stars as the young but fearless monarch, facing a crisis that threatens to end her reign.

Please join us for a sneak peak of Victoria, Season 3.  Guests will enjoy the first hour of Season 3 before anyone else and have a chance to win some fun door prizes! 

Victoria, Season 3 premieres on GPB on Sunday, January 13 at 9PM. 

 

What: Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening: Rumble
When: January 3, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm | Booth Western Art Museum

Join us for a free documentary film screening! 

RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and Taboo, RUMBLE shows how these pioneering Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives.

Come early and enjoy FREE admission to the Booth Museum from 4-8pm! 

The Booth Museum invites attendees to join an after party immediately following the screening at the Last Cast Bar located inside Cohutta Fishing Company one block from the museum (39 S. Public Square.) Discuss the documentary and hear music from special guests - Singer/Songwriter Scott Thompson and guitarist Jamie Henderson. Suggested admission of $10.00 includes light snacks and supports the efforts of local musicians in spreading their music. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Limited to the first 40 guests, call 770- 606-1100 to reserve your spot.

 

December 2018

What: The Moth StorySLAM
When: December 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm | Dad's Garage

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 December StorySLAM is Instincts.  

 

October 2018

What: Political Rewind Live in Savannah
When: October 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Jewish Education Alliance

Join GPB and the League of Women Voters of Coastal Georgia at the Jewish Educational Alliance for a special recording of Political Rewind hosted by Bill Nigut. Bill and his panel of experts will break down complicated issued facing voters, from local elected officials to state and federal government. 

What: Ethics and Transparency in Media
When: October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Join us for an in-depth conversation about the challenge for news organizations to remain impartial and stay above reproach in a polarized society. 1A host Joshua Johnson will moderate the discussion with NPR Ombudsman Elizabeth Jensen, NPR Supervising Senior Editor, Standards & Practices Mark Memmott, and GPB Managing Editor Sara Shahriari. They'll explore real scenarios confronting newsrooms and engage the audience in conversations about how to handle situations that are never clear cut. Guests are invited to meet individuals from the GPB News team at a complimentary reception beginning at 6PM.

 

 

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