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BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 6/13/2016

BCTV Channel 8 schedule for the week of 6/13/16

Monday, June 13, 2016

12:00 am A Conscious Approach to Climate Change

2:48 am 2016 Strolling of the Heifers Parade 6/4/16

3:30 am Morris Dancers in Brattleboro 5/28/16

5:20 am The Unlikely Making of an Environmental Leader

6:30 am New England Cooks: Chef Anthony Ploof


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 6/6/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 6/6/16 

Monday, June 6, 2016

12:00 am Discovering New England Stone Walls with Kevin Gardner

1:17 am TED Talks: Angélica Dass: The Beauty of Human Skin in Every Color

1:30 am Hunger Free VT - Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Hunger

3:30 am The Civil War and Political Realignment: The Case of VT

4:08 am Morris Dancers in Brattleboro 5/28/16


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 5/30/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 5/30/16

Monday, May 30, 2016

12:00 am Hunger Free VT - Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Hunger

1:54 am ArtStory Extra: "Art Extravaganza" Report 2016

2:00 am Valley Homegrown: Outer Stylie

3:00 am History Where It Happened: Bennington Museum Pt1

3:30 am Poem City - Reading with Poet Neil Shepard


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 5/23/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 5/23/16

Monday, May 23, 2016

12:00 am Wabenaki Confederacy Conference

1:00 am Valley Homegrown: Rambling Kind

2:00 am First Wednesdays: Who Stole the American Dream

3:45 am Lit Fest 2015: Ann Beattie

4:30 am FOLA Follies: A Comedy Tonight


Overheard On The BBC

While discussing some recent unrest in Eastern Europe, the commentator on BBC’s “Newshour” (VT Public Radio) stated: ”we must bring peace even if we do it by force”



BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 5/16/2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

12:00 am 2016 Slow Living #2: Get a Scoop of the Action, Chico Lager

1:30 am First Wednesdays: Who Stole the American Dream

3:15 am TED Talks: Alice Rawsthorn: Pirates, Nurses and Other Rebel Designers

3:30 am Honor Vietnam Veterans Banquet: 11/21/15

6:00 am New England Youth Theatre Celebrates Stephen Stearns


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 5/9/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 5/9/16

Monday, May 9, 2016

12:00 am Kurn Hattin Spring Jazz Festival

2:22 am 1st Wednesdays: Merton, Meditation, and More - Buddhism in the West

3:30 am The Howard Center: Understanding Trauma and Its Impact

5:00 am Vote for Vermont: School Choice

5:30 am Annette Spaulding: Petroglyph find at VT History Museum


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 5/2/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 5/2/16

Monday, May 2, 2016

12:00 am DCC: Bob Engel- Biological Communities #4- 3/14/16

1:55 am 1st Wednesdays: David McCollough Jr - "You are Not Special"

3:00 am The Road to Recovery: Generational Issues

4:00 am Brattleboro Music Center - 2016 Faculty Showcase

5:30 am At Landmark: Dr. Brian Young, 'The Boreal Forest' 3/28/16


Fireworks Benefit for WVEW, Brattleboro Community Radio

This Wednesday (May 4th, 2016), Fireworks Restaurant (73 Main Street, Brattleboro) will hold a Community Night with WVEW as the beneficiary! All profits relalized between 4pm and 9pm will go to the station. This includes all appetizers, food, drinks, and desserts. A few of WVEW's volunteer DJs are sure to be wandering around. We hope you'll come out and support not just a local business, but Brattleboro's all volunteer non-profit Community Radio station, broadcasting at 107.7fm and webstreamed at wvew.org. Thank You Fireworks!


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 4/25/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 4/25/16

Monday, April 25, 2016

12:00 am DCC: Kenneth Cox - Fish of Dummerston 4/5/16

1:40 am The Refugee Crisis: Learn How You Can Help

3:00 am Cooking with Zandria: A Chef's Outlook on Homecooking

4:00 am That Was the Week that Was: Actor / Educator Susan Haefner

4:45 am Interview hour with Pamela Ryder


Digital First Media Selling Reformer

The Reformer reports that it is being sold:

"Digital First Media will complete the sale of New England Newspapers Inc., which includes the Brattleboro Reformer, to Birdland Acquisition LLC on May 2. Included in the deal are the Bennington Banner, Manchester Journal and The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Mass.

The principals in the new company include three Stockbridge, Mass., residents: John C. "Hans" Morris, former president of Visa Inc.; Fredric D. Rutberg, former Pittsfield (Mass.) District Court judge; and Robert G. Wilmers, chairman and CEO of M&T Bank. The fourth principal is Stanford Lipsey, publisher emeritus of The Buffalo News and former owner, publisher and Pulitzer Prize winner for The Sun Newspaper Group in Nebraska."


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 4/18/2016

BCTV channel 8 for the week of 4/18/16  

Monday, April 18, 2016

12:00 am At Landmark: The Yes Men, 'Making Meaningful Mischief' 3/28/16

1:30 am Co-op: Food Justice Forum 3/20/16

3:30 am Spotlight on Vermont Issues: Human Trafficking

5:30 am Indigenous People's History and the Roots of America's Endless Wars


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 4/11/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 4/11/16

Monday, April 11, 2016

12:35 am BTT: 2016 Spring Forward Extravaganza

3:00 am Chasing the Dragon

3:55 am Engineering on the Inside: Innovations in Implants

5:00 am Spotlight on Vermont Issues: Human Trafficking

7:00 am Open Studio: Can Cops Cook?


WVEW-lp Biannual Meeting April 13th

VT Earth Works, Inc, the 501(c)(3) non-profit which manages WVEW-lp, Brattleboro's Community Radio Station, invites all levels of its membership, as well as interested members of the public, to WVEW's Bi-annual Meeting (and Potluck!), to be held on Wednesday April 13th, 2016, starting at 6pm.

There will be a vote to confirm an appointment to the Board, and a vote for new Board Members. Please be aware that in order to vote you must be a currently paid-up Full Member (now $75.00/year). The meeting will include a discussion of the station's no-tolerance policy on profanity, and whether or not to allow adult language in adult hours as permitted by the FCC's 'safe harbor' regulations. (That policy allows profanity - but not obscenity - between the hours of 10pm and 6am.)


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 4/4/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 4/4/16

Monday, April 4, 2016

12:00 am Wind vs Water in the Grafton Woodlands

1:35 am Movement to Save Our Democracy 3/16/16

2:00 am SEON: Regional Roundtable - Zero Energy Now Program 2/23/16

3:05 am Quiet Rebel - The Lynn Martin Story

4:30 am The Cuban Bridge: Ep 52 - Rowan


Vermont Makes the News

At long last.

Zippy Link


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 3/28/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 3/28/16

Monday, March 28, 2016

12:05 am Common Good VT: What's Going On with Non-Profit Workplaces

12:30 am Regional Heroin Crisis Forum 3/8/16

2:00 am Medical Marijuana in VT - Dr. Nitya Jessica Eisenheim 2/29/16

3:15 am Senior Moments: Montpelier Senior Center Band

4:00 am A Way with Words: Conversations on the Art of Writing


Chemtrails Photo Contest - $500 First Place Prize

The Reluctant Activist is pleased to announce the only photo contest of its kind in America.

Beginning May 1 thru June 30th, 2016, The Reluctant Activist will be accepting (JPEG/JPG only) untouched amateur Chemtrail photos.


BCTV Schedules For The Week Of 3/21/2016

BCTV channel 8 schedule for the week of 3/21/16

Monday, March 21, 2016

12:00 am 1st Wednesdays: The Pulitzer Gold

1:30 am Hunger Mtn Coop Workshop Series - Creative Ideas

3:30 am From VT to VZ: Building a Global Movement for Social and Environmental Justice

5:00 am Northern Roots 2016

7:00 am Open Studio: Louis Josephson - CEO, Brattleboro Retreat


Watch Town Meeting Live on BCTV's Youtube Channel

Join members of Brattleboro's Representative Town Meeting body for a day of deliberations over passage of the Town and School District budgets.

The meeting starts at 8:30 AM but we'll have the stream up at 8:00 AM so you can check it out ahead of time. At any point if your stream gets behind (this can happen if you pause the feed, or if it needs to buffer) just click the 'Live' button in the bottom left and it will skip you ahead.

Click here to find out more at the Town Rep page at brattleboroTV.org.


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