VideoBlue Sky’s second work is located just outside of Florence County, S.C. Sky was commissioned to paint a historical piece, and Blue Sky chose to paint a mural of the Great Pee Dee River.
Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
"South Carolina Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications career cluster focuses both on the act of creation and on the technologies that make artistic creation and communication possible."
VideoJazz legend John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie, was born in Cheraw, South Carolina. Dizzy Gillespie, Cheraw's claim to fame, filled many musical roles, such as trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer...
VideoDizzy Gillespie was awarded the coveted Handel Medal, which is New York City’s most prestigious arts award. Gillespie is also part of the Newport Jazz Festival Program, and introduced friends and...
VideoWhen the opportunity came for a young Dizzy Gillespie to leave Cheraw, he took it. Dizzy moved to Laurinburg, North Carolina, where he went to school at the Laurinburg Institute. While in Laurinburg...
Hunter-Gault, Charlayne | South Carolina Public Radio
Audio"H" is for Hunter-Gault, Charlayne (b. 1942). Journalist, civil rights activist. Hunter-Gault attended Wayne State University in Detroit before a judge allowed her to desegregate the University of...
VideoKCRU is an “alternative” radio station, broadcasting from Rice University, in Houston, Texas. Here, students can learn the ropes of what it is like to work in the radio industry. The station prides...
William Least Heat-Moon
VideoWilliam Least Heat-Moon, is the author the book “PrairyErth.” He calls his book a “deep map” of Chase County, Kansas. The book provides an in depth guided tour, which is the end result of 8 years of...
Leon "Pappy" Self
VideoSegment 2 follows musician and composer Leon “Pappy” Self. Leon is a fiddle player, whose been pickin’ and singing in Texas since 1931. He was hired by a band called The Light Crust Doughboys, to...
Connecticut Literary Traditions | 27:Fifty (1993)
VideoConnecticut, known for being a large corporate entity, with a high income per capita and shrewd “yankees”, seems like an unlikely place for a deeply ingrained literary tradition. Why have writers...
Silver Screen Machines | 27:Fifty (1993)
VideoFilmmaker Martin Hill talks about the creative process behind making movies, and the different types of cameras used back in the “old days.” It was his work in the film industry which led to his...