Local businesses offering Write a Will Day
Western Reserve Public Media and LEAVE A LEGACY® Summit/Portage/Medina, partnered with Roetzel to sponsor Write a Will Day next week.
Published in the Akron Beacon Journal, May 13, 2013
'May 4th Voices' play on Channel 49, and other TV highlights for the week
"May 4th Voices" (10 p.m. Friday, WEAO Channel 49): This is a video production of the stage play inspired by first-person narratives about the May 4, 1970, shootings at Kent State University.
Published in The Plain Dealer, April 28, 2013
The To-Do list — week of April 28
"Voices" sneak preview — A video production of the play May 4th Voices will get a free sneak preview at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kent Stage and then be televised by WNEO/WEAO (Channels 45/49) at 10 p.m. Friday.
Published in the Akron Beacon Journal, April 26, 2013
Kent artist featured on Western Reserve PBS May 3
A documentary about Kent artist Joseph O'Sickey will premiere on Western Reserve PBS (WEAO 49.1) on Friday, May 3, at 9 p.m. The production showcases the remarkable life of the 94-year-old artist, who will receive the 2013 Ohio Governor’s Award for the Arts on May 15.
Posted on Kent Patch, April 15, 2013
The Kent Stage to screen "May 4th Voices"
A preview of the video production “May 4th Voices” will be held on Thursday,May 2, at 7 p.m. at the Kent Stage. The production will premiere on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1) on Friday, May 3, at 10:30 p.m.
Posted on the Kent State University website on Monday, April 8, 2013
Kent State tragedy told in film and book
David Hassler’s play “May 4th Voices,” which is about the 1970 student protest at Kent State University that turned deadly, premiered on the campus in 2010.
Published in The Vindicator on Thursday, April 25, 2013
Artist Joseph O'Sickey to be Profiled in Western Reserve Public Media Documentary
Kent-based artist Joseph O'Sickey is the subject of an upcoming Western Reserve Public Media documentary.
Posted Wednesday, April 3, 2013, Akron Area Arts Alliance
Western Reserve Public Media is helping to get 'Every Citizen Online'
Western Reserve Public Media in Kent is helping to bring area residents struggling with computer technology up to speed through a free educational course.
Published Monday, April 1, 2013, Record-Courier
PBS offers Earth Day shows in April
Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1) will celebrate Earth Day — April 22 — with the following TV programs about the the natural world, environmental change and green technology.
Published Saturday, March 30, 2013, Youngstown Vindicator
Art notes: WNEO/WEAO to air documentary on glass artist
At 7 p.m. Sunday, WNEO/WEAO (Channels 45/49) will showcase the work of renowned glass artist Paul Stankard in Paul Stankard Glass at the Akron Art Museum.
Published Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2012, Akron Beacon Journal
Event marks return of 'Downton'
Western Reserve PBS will mark the upcoming new season of the hit series “Downton Abbey” with Fashion & Fandom: A Downton Abbey Evening from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Kent State University Museum, 515 E. Main St.
Published Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, The Vindicator
Film, exhibit features art of El Anatsui
In celebration of the Akron Art Museum’s exhibition “Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsui,” which opens Saturday, Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1) will air the documentary “Fold Crumple Crush: The Art of El Anatsui” at 9 p.m. Friday.
Published Sunday, June 10, 2012, Youngstown Vindicator
Marietta soap box race is a lot of fun for kids
Twelve students from the Marietta Center for Advanced Academics learned that lesson as pilot participants in Masters of Gravity, a multimedia educational program for fifth and sixth graders, produced by Western Reserve PBS, which uses soap box car racing to teach math and science.
Published June 10, 2012, The Marietta Daily Journal
Art installation requires creative eye — and tetanus shots
Ellen Rudolph, the Akron Art Museum’s interim chief curator, is standing on top of a movable staircase directing a team of preparators to place and reposition the multipaneled work by African artist El Anatsui. From up there, she can look down at the sheets of material unfolded on the floor and decide in what order they should go. To mark the opening of the exhibit, Western Reserve PBS will air the documentary Fold Crumple Crush: The Art of El Anatsui at 9 p.m. June 15.
Published June 2, 2012, Akron Beacon Journal
PBS films Zoar documentary to air Monday, April 9
The story of efforts by Zoar residents to get their town’s levee repaired will reach a wider audience Monday night with the airing of a documentary, “Zoar Levee: To Preserve and Protect,” on Western Reserve PBS (Channels 45/49).
Published Friday, April 6, 2012, Times Reporter
Zoar levee film to air on PBS stations
This month, Western Reserve Public Media will present “Zoar Levee: To Preserve and Protect,” a film that explores how community members and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are addressing the issues associated with the levee.
Published Thursday, April 5, 2012, Canton Repository