Ben Franklin’s Balloons

Nova: <br />Ben Franklin’s Balloons

Oct 21, 2014

Watch Thursday, October 23rd at 9pm! The first stage in the adventure of human flight began with daring inventors and aeronauts in 18th-century Paris, where a handful of brilliant and colorful pioneers developed all the essential features of today’s hot air and gas balloons. Their exploits fascinated Benjamin Franklin, who was serving in Paris as […]

Women in War

Makers: <br />Women in War

Oct 20, 2014

Watch Wednesday, October 22nd at 9pm! Track American women’s increasing participation in war — from Vietnam to the present — as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Among those featured are Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle, and Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career was sabotaged after she was “outed” as a […]

Porgy and Bess

Gershwin’s <br />Porgy and Bess

Oct 17, 2014

Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess from San Francisco Opera Watch Friday, October 17th at 9pm! This production of Porgy and BessSM from San Francisco Opera stars bass-baritone Eric Owens as Porgy and soprano Laquita Mitchell as Bess in the turbulent story of a disabled man, the headstrong woman he loves and the community that sustains them both. John […]

This Week on
Carolina Impact

This Week on<br />Carolina Impact

Oct 13, 2014

Watch Tuesday, October 14th at 8pm! This week on Carolina Impact… We’ll introduce you to a Kannapolis man turning his personal tragedy into triumph. And we’ll show you why Pickleball is becoming a popular sport. Plus….we’ll find out about a program giving teachers a better understanding of skills needed to help students land high-paying jobs. Please […]

Charlotte Cooks
Flank Steak

Charlotte Cooks<br />Flank Steak

Oct 13, 2014

Watch Saturday, October 18th at Noon! Host Pamela Roberts. Let one of Central Piedmont Community College’s leading chefs teach you how to expand your culinary talents in the kitchen. Learn more about the chef and try out recipes!   Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce 1 flank steak ½ cup Worcestershire Sauce 1 teaspoon Granulated Garlic […]

“Animal Misfits”

Nature <br />“Animal Misfits”

Oct 13, 2014

Watch Thursday, October 16th at 8pm! Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature’s misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. Left at the starting line in the race for life, these are the apparent losers in the story of evolution, yet somehow they manage to cling to […]