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`Call the Midwife` Recaps: Season 3: Episode 1

Published on March 31, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

For the third season in-a-row, we are honored to have the faculty of the Vanderbilt School of Nursing back to guest blog for us each Monday morning about the previous night’s episode of Call the Midwife, airing on Sundays on NPT and PBS Stations nationwide at 7:00 p.m. Central, March 30-May 18. Check in here […]

Win a Three-Pack of Farmer Jason Tickets at the Belcourt Theatre

Published on March 24, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Farmer Jason – everyone’s favorite Scorcher-turned-children’s entertainer and educator – is playing the Belcourt Theater on March 29 at 10am, and we’ve got two sets of three tickets to give away. All you have to do to be entered is tweet this phrase: “Hey! I’m an @npt8 buckaroo and want to see #FarmerJason @Belcourt.” Be […]

Kathy Turner-Jeffries, longtime NPT Master Control Operator (1953-2014)

Published on February 21, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Kathy Turner-Jeffries, who worked as a master control operator at NPT for 37 years, died earlier this week at the age of 60.  She was a “sunshine in the cave” as one NPT employee phrased it, a bastion of optimism and brightness in an area of the building most would consider cave-like.  Anyone who’s ever […]

`The Trials of Muhammad Ali` Screens February 19 at Community Cinema in Studio A.

Published on February 10, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

Community Cinema in Studio A, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS) and Nashville Public Television (NPT), with presenting partner Nashville Film Festival (NaFF), offers an advance screening of The Trials of Muhammad Ali on Wednesday, February 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the NPT Arts Center. The film, by Academy Award-nominated director Bill Siegel (“The Weather […]

Join Us January 19 in the Studio for an NPT Community Town Hall on Education

Published on January 13, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

There has been a lot of talk and media attention about how to address the high school dropout crisis in America. As a member of the Nashville community, we think you probably have something to say. In partnership with the American Graduate initiative, Nashville Public Television is hosting a televised Teacher Town Hall on Sunday, […]

Great NPT Docs from 2013 You Might`ve Missed (That You Can Watch Online Now)

Published on December 31, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

It was a great year for public affairs and history documentaries at Nashville Public Television. We brought you two new installments in our Tennessee Civil War 150 series, the first installment in our new NPT Reports: Aging Matters series, as well as new American Graduate and Children’s Health Crisis episodes. We even gave you a […]

Christmas at Belmont (Bonus Videos)

Published on December 19, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Christmas at Belmont, the NPT original production of traditional and classical holiday music and carols performed by students of Belmont University’s School of Music at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, premieres locally tonight, Thursday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m. on NPT, and nationally tomorrow night, Friday, December 20 at 9:00 p.m. on PBS stations nationwide (including […]

Community Cinema in Studio A Kicks off Dec 4 | Season Includes 5 Films Through May

Published on November 18, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

  NPT  Presents ‘Community Cinema in Studio A’ Free Lunchtime Screenings New season of documentary film series to take place at NPT Arts Center; Includes five films over six months. Community Cinema, a national civic engagement initiative by ITVS featuring screening of films from the Emmy ® Award-winning PBS series “Independent Lens,” will partner with […]

Acclaimed Mezzo-Soprano Denyce Graves to Host `Christmas at Belmont (2013)`

Published on November 12, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

Hosted by internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves and taped at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, nearly 700 student musicians join the Belmont School of Music faculty and the Nashville Children’s Choir later this month for the taping of Christmas at Belmont. Produced by Nashville Public Television (NPT), the annual production of traditional carols, classical masterworks, world music […]

HumanDocs at Lipscomb Screens NPT Award Winner `Remote Area Medical` Tonight (Wed. Nov. 6)

Published on November 6, 2013 By Joe Pagetta

  Remote Area Medical, winner of the 2013 NPT Human Spirit Award at the 2013 Nashville Film Festival, screens tonight, Wednesday, November 6, at 8:30 pm  at Lipscomb University’s Shamblin Theater, as part of the university’s excellent HumanDocs film series. The time couldn’t be riper to see this film. Directors Jeff Reichert and Farihah Zaman’s film offers a moving […]