Arts & Culture

S.C. And N.C. Public TV Networks Partner for New Film Series

January 20, 2016 - Posted in ETV by G. Rawls
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The Carolinas’ two statewide public television networks, South Carolina ETV and UNC-TV have partnered with the Southern Documentary Fund to create an exciting new TV showcase for independently produced documentary films about the American South. The series will air for five...

The Creative Art of Healing

January 19, 2016 - Posted in Original SC by T. Safdi
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According to the Foundation for Art and Healing , "the arts have long provided emotional context for the human experience. Now, research is demonstrating that creative expression also contributes to better health and wellbeing. People from all walks of life and every corner...

Wear a Smile. One Size Fits All.

January 14, 2016 - Posted in Original SC by T. Safdi
Caring Clown

"The most precious gift one person can give to another is attention." That's what Robert Mason, a.k.a. DOCTOR GEEZER, says about his work through the volunteer organization Bumper T Caring Clowns . The program uses therapeutic clowning as a tool to promote the healing...

Coach John McKissick

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by T. Safdi
Coach John McKissick

Coach John McKissick has done something football coaches across the country only dream about. As of 2012 he became the first American football coach in history to win 600 career games. McKissick now holds the record for the most wins by a football coach on any level.

Francis Marion

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by D. Adams
Francis Marion

A historical visualization of Francis Marion's partisan campaigns during the American Revolution in South Carolina featuring the artwork of Illustrator James H. Palmer, Jr., combined with interviews of historians Walter Edgar, Roy Talbert, Christine Swager, Daniel...

King Hagler

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by M. Adams
King Hagler

“King Hagler” was the leader of the Catawba Indian Nation. He had a reputation as peacekeeper with other tribes and colonists. In 1751, Hagler signed a treaty with the Six Nations. In 1756, Catawba Indians fought alongside George Washington during the French and Indian War...

Jasper Johns

January 11, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by D. Adams
Jasper Johns

A glimpse into the life of ground-breaking artist Jasper Johns, tracing the origins of his highly stylistic work and the birth of an art movement.

Dizzy Gillespie

January 8, 2016 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame by R. Taylor
Dizzy Gillespie

"From the Be to the Bop: The Musical Legacy of Dizzy Gillespie." An excerpt from South Carolina ETV's Carolina Stories.

Firefly Distillery

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Distillery

When you think of characteristics of the South, one of the first things many think about is sweet tea. On a small sea island off the coast of South Carolina, two guys are capitalizing on this with their wildly popular brand Firefly and signature beverage Sweet Tea Vodka...

Alligator Hunting

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Alligator Hunting

The Santee Cooper Lakes in Berkeley County have not been hunted for the American Alligator for many years. As a result the lakes in Berkeley County have some of the largest alligators in the United States.

Joye Cottage

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Joye Cottage

Originally built as a farmhouse in the 1800s, Joye Cottage is now a sixty room mansion located in beautiful Aiken, South Carolina. Personally owned by Steven Naifeh and Gregory Smith, both Pulitzer Prize winning authors, the home has seen many renovations to preserve it's...

The Winningest Coach

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Summerville High School

Coach John McKissick knows a thing or two about winning. The Summerville High School Athletics Director and Football Coach just wrapped up his 60th year coaching and is only six wins short of a monumental 600th win.

The Blair School of Art

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Blair School of Art

Since 1997, the Blair School of Art has been teaching students how to create photo-realistic paintings through airbrush. The campus is located in Blair, South Carolina and offers students an intensive program in a distraction-free environment.

Yemassee Train Depot

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Train

In the center of small-town Yemassee, SC is a train depot that is full of character and history. Between 1915 and 1965, the train depot served as the Marine Corps gateway to Parris Island and saw more than 500,000 recruits come through the station. Now the Yemassee...

Beaufort's Kazoo Factory

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by T. Safdi
Kazoo

Kazoobie Kazoos, located in Beaufort South Carolina, is America's only full-time kazoo factory. The company ships fun all over the world and offers folks a tour around the museum and factory. At the end of the tour they even offer guests a chance to make their very own...

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