Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning

Dorothea Lange

Explore, through Lange’s granddaughter’s eyes, the life story of the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer. Never-before-seen photos and film footage, family memories and new interviews reveal the artist who challenged America to know itself.

Watch American Masters–Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning August 29 at 9:00 p.m.

Virginia Home Grown: August 2014

Virginia Home Grown Chokeberry

In this episode of Virginia Home Grown, Amy explores Pollocks Path and Meadows at the IX Art Park in Charlottesville. We’ll get a tour of an Urban Habitat created by the Center for Urban Habitats. Carol Heiser with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will be our in-studio guest.

Masterpiece: Mystery! “Breathless”


Jack Davenport (Pirates of the Caribbean, “Smash”) stars as a brilliant London surgeon in 1961, when doctors were treated like gods and acted the part. Also starring in this stylish story of a dark secret amid the complexities of the sexual revolution are Zoe Boyle (“Downton Abbey”), Catherine Steadman (“Mansfield Park”), Iain Glen (“Downton Abbey”), Natasha Little (“Case Histories”), Oliver Chris (“Sharpe’s Challenge”), Joanna Page (Love Actually) and Shaun Dingwall (“Touching Evil”).

Watch Masterpiece: Mystery! “Breathless” August 24 at 9:00 p.m.

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