#170939613 / gettyimages.com By Joe Pagetta Back when I was an aspiring singer-songwriter in my late teens and early 20s, I used to take the PATH train from Jersey City into Greenwich Village in NYC on Monday and Tuesday nights to play open mics. It’s where I got a good part of my education as […]
NPT is proud to be part of The Big Payback — hosted by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee — this coming May 6, 2014. This 24-hour online charitable giving day will help Middle Tennessee nonprofits raise much-needed unrestricted dollars and bring awareness to pressing needs in our communities. How It Works: For 24-hours beginning […]
Pooch Plunge POSTPONED til Oct. 17th due to inclement weather!
I remember vividly, about a year ago, going into the kitchen during a pledge night, and Miguel Otero was in a frenzy (a calm frenzy, if there’s such a thing), getting ready for the phone bank volunteers, setting food out on the table and baking cookies. The smell of fresh-baked cookies is irresistible, of course, […]
Ever wonder about some of the programming you see only during Pledge drives on PBS member stations, like The British Beat, Springsteen Live in Dublin and Elvis Lives? Lynn Neary at NPR unravels some of the mystery in an All Things Considered segment.
NPT and the Nashville Jazz Workshop to hold joint fundraiser Here’s a fun way to drink some wine, listen to some jazz and support television worth watching.” Nashville Public Television, long a purveyor of great music programming in Nashville, will join forces with a great music presenter, the Nashville Jazz Workshop, for a joint fundraiser […]
There’s a line in songwriter John Gorka’s song “Italian Girls,” that ends with “espresso mornings/lasagna nights.” I mention this for a reason. First, let me say that NPT’s March Membership campaign is winding down so if you haven’t made a pledge of support, please consider doing so by calling 615-259-2100 or going online at www.wnpt.net/support. […]
Fans of Nashville Public Television gathered last night at the Mad Platter restaurant in Germantown to support “Television Worth Watching” while enjoying a unique evening of fine food and wine pairings. Vickie Turner of Victoria Pierce Turner Ventures and Nikki Hannewald from Athens Distributing guided diners through five different wines from the Warwick Estate in […]
Fans of Nashville Public Television now have a new way to support “Television Worth Watching” – enjoying a unique evening of fine food and wine pairings. “A Wine Pairing at the Mad Platter Supporting Television Worth Watching,” presented by NPT and brought to you by The Mad Platter and Athens Distributing, takes place at the […]