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BCTV Schedules For Week of 2/20/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 2/20/17

Monday, February 20, 2017

12:00 am The Trump Effect: What Sociologists Can Tell Us About the 2016 Elections

1:30 am Howard Coffin - THe Civil War from a Vermonter's Perspective

3:16 am Artful Word: Special Olympics Penguin Plunge

3:45 am At Landmark: John Elder, Climate Change 2/6/17

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 2/13/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 2/13/17

Monday, February 13, 2017

12:00 am Sweetback Sisters Country Christmas Spectacular Sing-Along

2:00 am Chinese New Year Presentation

4:00 am Norwich Bookstore: Cindy Pierce

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 2/6/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 2/6/17

Monday, February 6, 2017

12:20 am Chandler Center for the Arts Presents: Amy Goodman & Bill McKibben

2:00 am 10th Annual Dr Martin Luther King Jr Celebration

3:00 am Suds and Science: Citizen Science Project

4:20 am Bernie Sanders Speech at the Women's March on Montpelier

4:30 am 2016 Tiny House Fest #9: Taking the Plunge

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 1/30/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/30/17

Monday, January 30, 2017

12:00 am Standing Rock Report at the Peace and Justice Center

2:05 am Spotlight on VT Issues: VT Health Care

3:30 am Ensemble Amphion - Jesse Lepkoff and friends

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 1/23/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/23/17

Monday, January 23, 2017

12:00 am 2016 Bratt Lit Fest: Bill Littlefield, Glenn Stout

1:00 am 2016 Tiny House Fest #8: Housing Needs & Creative Solutions

2:00 am Standing Rock Report at the Peace and Justice Center

4:05 am Matin Luther King Jr Celebration: My Brother's Keeper - Youth Panel

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 1/16/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/16/17

Monday, January 16, 2017

12:00 am Emergency Forum Legislative on VT Civil Rights 12/12/16

1:40 am MGFA presents: Artist Talk - Jon Gregg

3:00 am Amahl and the Night Visitor

4:00 am Vote for VT: Bringing Water to Kenya

4:30 am Windham County Sheriff Office Grant Check Presentation 12/8/16

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Cutting the Cord

My years of cable TV are coming to an end. The combination of rising cable service prices and completely lackluster programming options led me to make the move.

It’s not that hard to do. I called up Comcast and asked to be disconnected. My rep said, sure, then went through the script to try to prevent me from leaving.

Why do you want to end the service? Um.. ever-increasing rates, too many PBS stations, way too many shopping and religious channels, Comcast is a cruddy company, and so on.

Maybe you need more channels, how about an upgrade to 40 channels? Uh, no thanks. It costs more and doesn’t solve the problem.

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 1/9/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/9/17

Monday, January 9, 2017

12:00 am At Landmark: Professor Lyrical, 'Rapping with the Professor' 2/8/16

1:30 am Northern Roots 2016

3:30 am Sean Gaskell's Kora Concert

5:00 am GMMT: Friday News Show

5:30 am New England Cooks: Chef Todd Cassell

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 1/2/17

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 1/2/17

Monday, January 2, 2017

12:30 am Mad River Chorale - Holiday Harmonies

2:00 am 1st Wed: A Secretary of the Future

3:30 am What Do We Do Now? Taking Action in Trump's America

4:48 am TED Talks: Mallory Soldner - Your Company's Data Could End World Hunger

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 12/26/16

BCTV channel 8  schedule for the week of 12/26/16

Monday, December 26, 2016

12:00 am First Wednesdays: America in a New More Dangerous World

1:55 am Improv Asylum: Seein' what Sticks - 2016 Graduate Performance

3:30 am Stories by the Fire: It Happened One December

5:00 am GMMT: Friday News Show

5:30 am Horse Pull - Guilford Fair 2016: Pt 2

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 12/19/16

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 12/19/16

Monday, December 19, 2016

12:00 am The Endangered Species Act: Putting the Bite Back Into the Law Pt1

1:38 am Express Fluency: Spanish with Elissa McLean Part 1 of 3

3:00 am Burning Books - Leslie James Pickering on Resistance to 20 Years of FBI Surveillance

5:00 am GMMT: Friday News Show

5:30 am First Wednesdays: America in a New More Dangerous World

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 12/12/16

Monday, December 12, 2016

12:00 am In Loving Memory of James Banslaben 11/20/16

1:12 am Burning Books - Leslie James Pickering on Resistance to 20 Years of FBI Surveillance

3:00 am Making it Work in Windham County 11/15/16

4:30 am Open Studio: BASIC Skatepark Fundraising 11/3

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 12/5/16

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 12/5/16

Monday, December 5, 2016

12:00 am Deep Change for Climate Justice

1:30 am Mongolian Music and Dance- 10/29/16

3:30 am Western Bombs-Eastern Societies: Destruction of Nations and Humanitarian Interventionism

5:00 am GMMT: Friday News Show

5:30 am The Next Chapter - An Exploration of Caregiving

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Fake News Isn't The Problem. We Are For Falling For It.

Fake news isn’t the ailment. It’s the symptom.

The problem is education. We’ve tolerated a slow slide in the quality of education over the last few decades, leaving many of our fellow citizens without the basic skills required to participate in or understand the world around them, making them vulnerable to manipulation and misdirection.

Combine that with a dizzying array of media choices and some intentional confusion injected into the system and you have a recipe for poor decision making at multiple levels. At the very least, it leaves a substantial portion of the population at the whim of whatever rumors float their way.

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 11/28/16

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 11/28/16

Monday, November 28, 2016

12:00 am How Professionals Think: Circus Smirkus' Rob Mermin 

1:50 am Norwich Bookstore: Archer Mayor 10/19/16 

2:40 am VTRANS Bd Public Forum on Passenger & Freight Trains 11/19/16 

4:30 am Vote for VT: Visiting Nurses Association 

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WKVT Hosts "A Call To Action" Forum on Internet Safety, Dec. 1

WKVT Radio will present a live broadcast of a public forum on the topic of Internet Safety from 11:00am to 1:00pm on Thursday, December 1 in the Selectboard Meeting Room at the Brattleboro Municipal Center. 

Panelists will include Karen Bates, Information Specialist for the Vermont Department of Public Safety, Detective Erik Johnson of the Brattleboro Police Department and officials from area banks and schools. 

Members of the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions or share information during the broadcast, which will be moderated by WKVT hosts Peter “Fish” Case and Chris Lenois.  

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 11/21/16

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 11/21/16

Monday, November 21, 2016

12:05 am How Professionals Think: Circus Smirkus' Rob Mermin

1:50 am Norwich Bookstore: Archer Mayor 10/19/16

2:40 am VTRANS Bd Public Forum on Passenger & Freight Trains 11/19/16

4:30 am Vote for VT: Visiting Nurses Association

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Brattleboro Mention In Oberlin Alumni Magazine

The Fall 2016 issue of the Oberlin alumni magazine has a feature that begins by talking about former students meeting in Brattleboro to discuss their craft. What is their craft? Circus arts!

Terry Crane, Erica Rubenstein, and Sam Payne are all mentioned in conjunction with contempoprary circus performing at the New England Center for Circus Arts. Payne lives in the area, and the others toured through with their circus arts show.

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 11/14/16

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 11/14/16

Monday, November 14, 2016

12:30 am Express Fluency: French with Sabrina Janczak Part 1 of 4

2:50 am Lit Fest 2016: Gandhi, Hegedus, Turk

4:00 am Springfield Steampunk Festival: Building Fictional Worlds

5:00 am GMMT: Friday News Show

5:25 am Open Studio: 2016 Project Feed the Thousands

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BCTV Schedules For Week of 11/7/16

BCTV schedule for the week of 11/7/16

Monday, November 7, 2016

12:00 am 1st Wed: The Science of Happiness

1:35 am Starship Academy: Ep 2 - Show us what you got!

2:00 am Lit Fest 2016: Bolick, Gordon

3:00 am Valley Homegrown: Wildcat O'Halloran

4:00 am Be Aware Be Prepared - Cold vs Flu

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