Space Racers, presented by Maryland Public Television and distributed via APT Exchange, is a finalist for two 2015 Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards: Educational Series/Special Parent/Teacher Curriculum and New Preschool Series. The awards ceremony will take place Friday, Sept.18 at the New York Yale Club. Read More»
In honor of Jacques Pépin’s 80th birthday and the Create premiere of Jacques Pépin: Heart & Soul, CreateTV.com is hosting a Jacques tribute page: CreateTV.com/Jacques.
Irish chef Neven Maguire was inducted into the Food & Wine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards 2015 ‘Hall of Fame’ on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 at a sold-out awards ceremony at the InterContinental Hotel in Dublin. Read More»
North of the Mason-Dixon line, the Industrial Revolution of the mid-19th century drew increasing numbers of women out of the home and into the factories. In the agrarian, antebellum South, no such exodus occurred. Many Southerners perceived the forces of modernization — including the early rumblings of the women's suffrage movement — as a threat to their traditional way of life. However, as Fort Sumter fell in April of 1861, so too would many firmly held cultural and societal beliefs about “a woman’s place." Hardships and hunger forced ill-prepared, isolated and often un-educated Southern women into the public sphere to demand relief from the government and advocate for policy changes. NO GOING BACK: WOMEN AND THE WAR explores how the lives of women, and their roles in society, changed during and after the Civil War. Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter narrates. Interviews with well-known historians and academics, reenactments at Civil War-era landmarks, and dramatic readings from the letters and journals of women, both free and enslaved, illuminate this fascinating chapter in American history.