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11/10/2019
#Sesame50

Today is brought to you by the letter R for Representation. Thank you Sesame Street for making a commitment to represent all people no matter their race, ethnicity, economic status, or gender for 50 years! #Sesame50

11/08/2019
Bitter Southerner Season 2 is COMING!

We're a week away from the return of the The Bitter Southerner podcast! We've got all kinds of fascinating guests and topics that we think you'll really enjoy for season 2. Here's a sneak peek featuring a bonus performance from a Georgia blues artist, Jontavious Willis, who is one of the many artists working to keep the blues alive.

Check out the Bitter Southerner podcast at GPB.org/podcasts or from where ever you listen to podcasts. It's free!

This year marks Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary. Sesame Workshop, the non-profit behind the show, is using the power of...
11/07/2019
50 Years Of 'Sesame Street:' Show Addresses Addiction With New Muppet

This year marks Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary. Sesame Workshop, the non-profit behind the show, is using the power of public television to address the issue of addiction with a new muppet.

Georgia is among the top 11 states when it comes to most prescription opioid overdose deaths . President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national public

11/07/2019
Speakeasy with Denene - "Fly"

In this week's episode of "Speakeasy with Denene," Denene Millner explores the word "fly" and all its iterations.

She "flies" to Spain with her daughters, for the first time without her now ex-husband. She then catches up with her "fly" friend Demetria L. Lucas about why it is important for black women to travel and not "waste their pretty."
She caps the episode off by talking to Tarriona “Tank” Ball of the New Orleans-based group and NPR Music Tiny Desk concert winner, Tank and the Bangas, about her "soaring" music career.

Check out the latest blog about the episode here: https://bit.ly/36IhkB9

Don't forget to subscribe to "Speakeasy With Denene" at gpb.org/podcasts!

For the first time in 30 years there will not be a Peach Drop in the city of Atlanta to ring in the year.Have you ever a...
11/06/2019
Atlanta Mayor: No Peach Drop This Year

For the first time in 30 years there will not be a Peach Drop in the city of Atlanta to ring in the year.

Have you ever attended a Peach Drop? Share your memories below!

For the first time in three decades, Atlanta will not host a Peach Drop to ring in the new year.

11/05/2019
Ask The Mayor - Democratic Debates Coming to Atlanta

It was announced this week that Tyler Perry Studios, just outside Atlanta, will host the Nov. 20th Democratic Presidential debate. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms worked behind the scenes to help bring the debate to that venue. GPB News Rickey Bevington asked the Mayor about the importance of hosting the debate in city.

Do you have a question you'd like to ask the Mayor? Send your questions to [email protected]. Your questions might be read in next month's Ask the Mayor show live on Facebook and GPBnews.org.

11/05/2019

Are you planning to see Harriet Movie? The new film finished in the top five at the box office this past week. If you want to learn more about Harriet Tubman check out this classic segment from Georgia Traveler.

They visited the Tubman Museum in Macon to check out the Southeast's largest museum devoted to African-American art, history and culture.

Bernie Taupin, lyricist for Elton John has a new exhibition of his visual work on display at the Bill Lowe Gallery in At...
11/04/2019
You've Heard His Music, Now See His Art: Elton John Lyricist Bernie Taupin's Art On View in Atlanta

Bernie Taupin, lyricist for Elton John has a new exhibition of his visual work on display at the Bill Lowe Gallery in Atlanta. The exhibition, called "Lost & Found," showcases Taupin's multi-media assemblages through the use of of various materials, such as wood, chicken wire, guitars, vinyl records, scorched paper, and a recurring symbol.

Taupin spoke with On Second Thought about his career in both music and art. You can see his artwork on display through through Nov. 22.

You'll find it at the steps of the Capitol, hung from front porches, draped over the caskets of fallen soldiers, and splashed across bathing suits and ball

Tyler Perry Studios, just outside Atlanta, will be the site of the Nov. 20th Democratic Presidential debate, co-hosted b...
11/04/2019
Tyler Perry Studios Will Host November Presidential Primary Debate

Tyler Perry Studios, just outside Atlanta, will be the site of the Nov. 20th Democratic Presidential debate, co-hosted by MSNBC and Washington Post.

GPB News Stephen Fowler breaks down why that matters.

The center of American politics will be in southwest Atlanta for a few days next month as Georgia plays host to the next primary debate for several

11/02/2019
Ask The Mayor - Transportation in Atlanta

Transportation was one of the hot topics on the latest edition of Ask The Mayor. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms talks to GPB News host Rickey Bevington about the challenges of creating bus lanes throughout the city in this segment.

Have you got a question for the Mayor? Send it to [email protected] and it may be read on next month's show.

05/16/2019
Georgia Outdoors #TBT: Cockpspur Island Light

A #TBT moment from host Sharon Collins and the Georgia Outdoors crew as Sharon takes you to her favorite lighthouse - Cockspur Island Light - not far from Savannah.

Find the full episode at GPB.org/Georgia-Outdoors.

Here is your dog fun fact of the week! For the latest episode of “Unleashed, A Dog’s Life,” GPB’s new series cov...
05/16/2019

Here is your dog fun fact of the week!

For the latest episode of “Unleashed, A Dog’s Life,” GPB’s new series covering all things dogs, head to GPB.org/Unleashed.

05/15/2019
Your Fantastic Mind 112 promo

Follow one woman's year-long journey to treat epilepsy through surgery on episode 12 of "Your Fantastic Mind," a co-production between GPB and Emory Brain Health Center.

Check out the full episode at GPB.org/mind and follow GPB Originals for more great Georgia stories.

05/15/2019
Georgia Outdoors: Nature Heals - Behind the Scenes

One story of perseverance told to host Sharon Collins inspired an episode of Georgia Outdoors. Go behind the scenes of "Nature Heals" and discover people with disabilities who were able to find happiness and confidence by getting back outdoors.

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05/15/2019
The Credits Podcast: Stephanie Morales

She runs a food truck on set for casts and crews in Georgia. She's been doing it for years, meet Stephanie Morales.

To hear her story on the full episode of The Credits Podcast head to GPB.org/podcasts and check out all our GPB Originals podcasts.

05/14/2019
Your Fantastic Mind 11

Welcome to Episode 11 of "Your Fantastic Mind," a co-production between GPB and Emory Brain Health Center. Strokes are fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, but Atlanta's GradyHealth has become the epicenter for cutting edge stroke treatment. Then, find out how science and music come together for helping stroke patients.

Find out more about "Your Fantastic Mind" on our website: https://bit.ly/2RPvWLo

GPB Originals is featuring "The Dogs of GPB" in a new photo series. Meet Summer Wilson, dubbed the "Chief Sniffing Offic...
05/14/2019

GPB Originals is featuring "The Dogs of GPB" in a new photo series. Meet Summer Wilson, dubbed the "Chief Sniffing Officer" by her owner Mandy Wilson, Director of Communications, because Summer is always tracking down new ideas. #DogsOfGPB

You'll also find the pups on our Instagram @UnleashedGPB

05/14/2019
More Than A Store

Today, we look at Rich's past and present contributions to the city of Atlanta. What differences do you think Rich's has made to Atlanta?

05/13/2019
Rich's Remembered: Chuck

Here is more from the Rich's Event on Saturday... Chuck shares his memories from Rich's. #WeRememberRichs

Your Mind Fact of the week!Want to expand your mind further? Check out the latest episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB....
05/13/2019

Your Mind Fact of the week!

Want to expand your mind further? Check out the latest episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB.org/Mind.

05/12/2019
"Southern Gumbo"

"I often think of the culture in the south these days as the gumbo, new people coming in - they throw their new flavors in the pot,” says Chuck Reece, The Bitter Southerner host and Clarkston resident. The latest episode of Hometown Georgia explores the small city of Clarkston, just east of Atlanta, that has a population of 13,000, representing 75 ethnic groups.

Check out the full episode at GPB.org/television and follow GPB Originals for more great Georgia stories.

A BIG thank you to everyone that attended the Rich's event today! It was so special to hear your stories, memories, and ...
05/11/2019

A BIG thank you to everyone that attended the Rich's event today! It was so special to hear your stories, memories, and to see your memorabilia. #WeRememberRichs

Check out some of this amazing memorabilia from the Rich's event so far. Follow us on Instagtam, @GPBOriginals for behin...
05/11/2019

Check out some of this amazing memorabilia from the Rich's event so far. Follow us on Instagtam, @GPBOriginals for behind-the-scenes content. #WeRememberRichs

Just a couple of last minute preparations before the #WeRememberRichs event. Less than ONE hour until it begins!
05/11/2019

Just a couple of last minute preparations before the #WeRememberRichs event. Less than ONE hour until it begins!

05/10/2019
YFM Episode 11 Clip: Thrombectomy

A stroke is like a forest fire in the brain, it starts small with a few trees, but then over time burns the entire forest. Can a procedure called a Thrombectomy stop this fire from spreading?

Check out the full episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB.org/Mind.

We are excited for the event tomorrow and to see your memorabilia... like these old Rich's credit cards. #WeRememberRich...
05/10/2019

We are excited for the event tomorrow and to see your memorabilia... like these old Rich's credit cards. #WeRememberRichs

05/10/2019
Insects in Rapid Decline

Many insects, not just honeybees, are declining at an alarming rate. Georgia Outdoors reports on the affect that decline could have on our entire food chain.

To watch the full show head over to GPB.org/GeorgiaOutdoors

And for more great GPB Originals content make sure to like our page.

05/09/2019
YFM Episode 11 Clip: Did You Know?

Did you know Georgia is part of the “stroke belt”, a nine state region in the southeastern U.S. that has a higher rate of stroke and cardiovascular disease?

Check out the full episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB.org/Mind.

05/09/2019
Georgia Tech's Invention Studio Live Exploration

Learn about engineering design, see ideas transform into inventions, and interact with Georgia Tech students and engineers with this virtual field trip to the Invention Studio. (GPB Education)

05/09/2019
"How to Call Your Dog"

Has your dog stolen your slippers again? Do they sprint away at the first mention of a bath? We are here to help!

This week on GPB's newest digital series "Unleashed: A Dog's Life", Victoria Stilwell teaches you how to call your dog. Learn all about the most effective way to teach your dog to come on command.

05/08/2019
YFM Episode 11 Clip: Music Therapy

Music therapy is being used to help stroke patients recover from brain injury by stimulating the rhythm centers of the brain.

Check out the full episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB.org/Mind.

05/08/2019
Top Dogs

Did you know? Labrador Retrievers are often used by military and police forces due to their keen sense of smell and refusal to give up. Georgia Outdoors shows you some of the most elite dogs - Retrievers, Border Collies, German Shepherds, and English Pointers. Tell us what your favorite breed of dog is?

To watch the full show head over to www.gpb.org/georgia-outdoors or catch it tonight at 7:30 p.m. on Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Your Mind Quote of the week!Want to expand your mind further? Check out the latest episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB...
05/08/2019

Your Mind Quote of the week!

Want to expand your mind further? Check out the latest episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB.org/Mind.

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05/07/2019

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Are you coming to our event this Saturday? Keep your eye out for this image somewhere within the venue!
05/07/2019

Are you coming to our event this Saturday? Keep your eye out for this image somewhere within the venue!

Who remembers shopping here? Tell us about it in the comments! #WeRememberRichs #RichsDepartmentStore #TheOldSchoolPage

Who remembers shopping here? Tell us about it in the comments! #WeRememberRichs #RichsDepartmentStore #TheOldSchoolPage
05/06/2019

Who remembers shopping here? Tell us about it in the comments! #WeRememberRichs #RichsDepartmentStore #TheOldSchoolPage

Your Brain Fact of the week!Want to expand your mind further? Check out the latest episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB...
05/02/2019

Your Brain Fact of the week!

Want to expand your mind further? Check out the latest episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB.org/Mind.

05/02/2019
"Puppy Yoga"

You've heard of hot yoga. You've heard of goat yoga. Now welcome to puppy yoga. The Atlanta Humane Society has a paw-some class that combines adorable puppies and good exercise all the while promoting pet adoption.

Check out this other great GPB Original .. The Credits Podcast
04/26/2019
The Credits Podcast

Check out this other great GPB Original .. The Credits Podcast

A while back, we visited the Savannah College of Art & Design to learn about how it is preparing the next generation of filmmakers. Making all those diverse voices heard is a big part of what can move the film and television industry forward, to greater diversity and accuracy. (GPB Originals Georgia Public Broadcasting GPB Savannah SCAD Savannah Film Festival)

04/26/2019
"Get Fido Fit!" Doggy exercise tips

Let's get Fido fit! We've got tips on how to get your pudgy pup back in shape. Let us know in the comments your favorite ways to exercise with your dog! For all your pet training needs visit www.positively.com and www.vsdogtrainingacademy.com

Introducing “Unleashed: A Dog’s Life,” a new series from GPB Originals. Check back every week for a new episode!

04/25/2019
Snakes! Snakes! Snakes!

Check out the 2nd longest snake in North America! This is just one of many creatures at risk due to the loss of habitat in Georgia’s Sandhills region. Georgia Outdoors gives you an up close look at these issues and more in their latest episode "The Sandhills". Watch the full episode at GPB.org/GeorgiaOutdoors.

Your Mind Quote of the week!Want to expand your mind further? Check out the latest episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB...
04/25/2019

Your Mind Quote of the week!

Want to expand your mind further? Check out the latest episode of Your Fantastic Mind at GPB.org/Mind.

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