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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.



What: The Great American Read LIVE Finale Event
When: October 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm | Macon Museum of Arts & Sciences

Join Georgia Public Broadcasting, Middle Georgia Regional Library, and GPLS for the live finale of the Great American Read as America chooses its favorite novel.

Along with PBS stations around the country, we’ll stream the live broadcast on the big screen with snacks, drinks and commentary from local luminaries. Hobnob with other bookworms and make the case for which of the 100 novels you think deserves to be crowned as America’s favorite novel (or which was unceremoniously left off the list!)

We’ll have a special drawing for PRIZES, plus everyone will walk away with The Great American Read swag!

Don’t forget to cast your vote for your favorite novel on The Great American Read website. Click here to vote!



What: Be My Neighbor Day
When: October 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm | Sandy Springs City Center: 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Join us for Be My Neighbor Day on Saturday, October 20 on the City Green where kids and families can learn about acts of kindness and participate in activities that benefit our community. Meet community helpers from the Sandy Springs Fire Department and take a picture with Daniel Tiger! 

Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation of baby wipes or laundry detergent for partner organization, Our House.

Parking will be available in the underground deck (0-2 hours free), accessible from Mount Vernon Highway and off Sandy Springs Circle at Galambos Way. Detailed parking information is available online here.  

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

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





What: Political Rewind Live in Atlanta
When: October 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Join GPB for a special recording of Political Rewind hosted by Bill Nigut live from the GPB Studios. Bill and his panel of experts will break down complicated issued facing voters, from local elected officials to state and federal government. 

What: Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel
When: October 10, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:15pm | Online

Margaret Mitchell was no ordinary writer. The one book she published in her lifetime - Gone With the Wind - sold millions of copies during the Great Depression in America and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937, 75 years ago. Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel engages leading authors, historians, biographers, and people with personal connections to Mitchell to reveal a complex and mysterious woman.

Join us from the comfort of your home for this live, interactive online film screening. Stick around after the film for an inside tour of the Margaret Mitchell House museum. Experts from the museum will be available to answer your questions during the film and tour.



September 2018

What: Poldark Season 4 Preview
When: September 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm | Georgia Public Broadcasting

MASTERPIECE presents the latest thrilling exploits of Ross Poldark and his fiery partner, Demelza, starring Aidan Turner (The Hobbit) and Eleanor Tomlinson (Death Comes to Pemberly) as the intrepid eighteenth century duo return to GPB this fall. 


It's 1796, and to defend Cornwall and those he loves from an empowered George, Ross must play the political game on a journey that takes him to the nation's capital and into new perils.

Please join us for a sneak peak of Poldark, Season 4.  Guests will enjoy the first hour of Season 4 before anyone else and also have a chance to win some fun door prizes! 

Poldark, Season 4 premieres on GPB on Sunday, September 30 at 9PM. 

What: The Mayo Clinic Preview Screening
When: September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:15pm | Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech

The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science is a new two-hour documentary executive produced by Ken Burns and directed by Ken Burns, Erik Ewers and Christopher Loren Ewers. Blending historical narrative with contemporary patient stories, the film is a timely look at how one institution has met the changing demands of healthcare for 150 years—and what that can teach us about facing the challenges of patient care today.

 Join us for a sneak preview of selected footage from The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science, followed by a discussion with guests from WellStar Health System, Georgians for a Healthy Future and the Georgia Tech Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, speaking about medical advancements and patient care in Georgia.

 6PM Reception

7PM Screening and Discussion

Funding for The Mayo Clinic: Faith - Hope - Science was provided by the following members of The Better Angels Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating Americans about their history through documentary film: Jay Alix and Una Jackman; Stephen and Barbara Slaggie and Family; The Russell and Carla Paonessa Family; Sandra and Bert Getz; the GHR Foundation; The Pfeil Foundation; and Gilchrist and Amy Berg. Additional funding was provided by The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

What: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
When: September 1, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm | Decatur Library

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin examines the life and work of one of the world's most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels have inspired millions to claim their own truth. Jennifer Kroot's documentary about the creator of Tales of the City also gets by with some help from the author's friends - including Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Sir Ian McKellen and Amy Tan - along with Maupin himself to offer a disarmingly frank look at the journey that took him from the jungles of Vietnam to the batthouses of '70s San Francisco to the frontlines of America's ongoing culture war. 

Out on Film's Craig Hardesty will be joined in conversation by Armistead Maupin following the film. 

Out on Film, AJC Decatur Book Festival and Georgia Public Broadcasting are pleased to partner for this free event.