This week on the Down East Journal, a workshop on February 20th aims to connect K-12 teachers with local environmental scientists to help students learn coastal biology lessons. We visit a 3rd grade class at the Tiller School in Beaufort where scientists are teaching students about coastal ecology and food chains. And, the North Carolina Symphony will make a stop in New Bern next week where they will perform one of the most powerful pieces of music ever written, Beethoven's 5th Symphony.
On Sunday, November 10th, the "poet of the violin" Joshua Bell will perform at Wright Auditorium on the campus of East Carolina University at 8pm. This week, Public Radio East's Finley Woolston spoke with him about the upcoming recital.
After being vacant for two years, the iconic Turnage Theater will soon open its doors again for theater performance and live musical entertainment. We talk to the executive director of the Beaufort County Arts Council about the non-profit's plan for the century old venue for the arts.
This week on the Down East Journal, the latest on the Highway 70 bypass project in Kinston and how it might impact a historic battleground site. Plus, its muscadine grape time in eastern North Carolina. Learn how you can grow this native fruit in your own backyard during the Garden Journal. And, new music drawn from the old-time tradition out of Carrboro from the duo Mandolin Orange and their latest CD. Listen for those stories and more, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations. And Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas.
This week on the Down East Journal, we highlight a partnership between local farmers and the military aimed at eating locally grown food- and producing energy from local biofuel crops. And, we speak with the organizer of the Crystal Coast Music Festival about Saturday’s event on the Bogue Sound Waterfront in Morehead City. Catch the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations. And Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas.