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Learning can be Fun with WFSU!

Jun 25
Learning can be Fun with WFSU!

WFSU's Kim Kelling Engstrom sits down with Federal Programs Specialist Tammy McGriff to talk about the state of education In Jefferson County. WFSU has been spending time in Jefferson County th...

"Godspell" with a Rockin' Twist

Jun 18
"Godspell" with a Rockin

Host Julz Graham sits down Erika MacLeod and Barrence Dupree from the Young Actors Theatre to talk about their "rocked up" and "steampunked" adaptation of the musical "Gods...

Sixty-Four Years of Celebrating Summer with a Sweet Treat

Jun 11
Sixty-Four Years of Celebrating Summer with a Sweet Treat

Host Julz Graham sits down with Melanie Mays, Executive Director of the Monticello-Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, to find out what's in store for this year's Watermelon Festival. The...

Rain Gardens

Jun 4
Rain Gardens

The season is turning to summer here in the Big Bend, and that means there will be a chance for afternoon rain almost every day. We all know that those north Florida rainstorms can get heavy, produ...

Keep your Child's Brain in Shape this Summer with WFSU

May 28
Keep your Child

Kim Kelling Engstrom sits down with Sarah Mesterton-Gibbons and Tasha Weinstein from WFSU's education team to talk about keeping kids engaged this summer. The WFSU Summer Challenge aims to help...

Capturing Florida's Beauty in a Brushstroke

May 21
Capturing Florida

Since 2005, a special Art Event has been taking place in 3 counties and 7 communities along our Gulf Waters. WFSU's Suzanne Smith shows us the annual Forgotten Coast Plein Air Invitational is d...

Dangerous Plants

May 14
Dangerous Plants

Spring is in full swing and lots of people are outside, working in and enjoying their gardens. Butbe careful out there! Some of those plants and flowers could cause you problems! Stan Rosenthal fro...

Liberty County's Carnivorous Plants are Colorful and Deadly

May 7
Liberty County

Wildlife watching is big business in Florida. In a state with the unique natural resources we have, that's no surprise. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has determined that...

Using Technology to Connect to Students

Apr 30
Using Technology to Connect to Students

We learn about how one teacher from Lincoln High School is using technology to engage his students. Kim Kelling Engstrom sits down with teacher Reggie Grant and seniors Luke Liles and Tanner Thomps...

Tasty Tiramisu

Apr 23
Tasty Tiramisu

For our Tasty Table segment, Chef Walter Wright from the Keiser University Center for Culinary Arts has shown us how to create some great main course dishes. This time around, he has a fabulous rec...

A Night at the Park with the Tallahassee Symphony

Apr 16
A Night at the Park with the Tallahassee Symphony

The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra is celebrating spring with their annual Pops in the Park event. Mandy Sauer and Amanda Pagett join us to talk about what we can expect from this years concert, wh...

Art & Activities for all Ages at the LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival

Apr 9
Art & Activities for all Ages at the LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival

This is a big year for LeMoyne as they celebrate their 50th anniversary and host their 14th Annual Chain of Parks Art Festival. Ann Kozeliski and Kelly Dozier talk about this years festival that wi...

The Tasty Table - Seared Summertime Snapper

Jun 25
The Tasty Table - Seared Summertime Snapper

Living here in the Big Bend, so close to the Gulf, provides us with plenty of opportunities to have fresh seafood for lunch or dinner. Making sure you select fresh, quality seafood is just as important as cooking it properly, so here's Chef Walter Wright with tips on how to pick a good fish and a great recipe for snapper.

Church Architecture Gets Gothic Inspiration

Jun 25
Church Architecture Gets Gothic Inspiration

If you've driven on Thomasville Road in the Northeast part of Tallahassee, you probably have seen what looks like a Gothic church under construction. You're not wrong. It's the recently...

Keeping Kids Fed During Summer Break

Jun 18
Keeping Kids Fed During Summer Break

During the school year, 1.6 million kids get their midday meal from the National School Lunch Program. But when school is out for summer, school lunches are no longer an option. Robin Safley and Pi...

Commemorating a Major Anniversary for Civil Rights

Jun 11
Commemorating a Major Anniversary for Civil Rights

This July will mark the 50th anniversary of President Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act into law. Events to honor the Act have are planned to take place in our area and across the state over the...

Meet The Hurricane Hunters

Jun 4
Meet The Hurricane Hunters

The Tallahassee office of The National Weather Service recently hosted a stop on the Hurricane Awareness Tour. We took the opportunity to talk to the Hurricane Hunter's...both sets of them! Wat...

Wewahitchka: Dead Lakes Kayaking and Tupelo Adventure

May 28
Wewahitchka: Dead Lakes Kayaking and Tupelo Adventure

I have been wanting to do a video on the Dead Lakes and Wewa Tupelo honey for a couple of years now. I caught the briefest glimpse of the Dead Lakes on the next to last day of RiverTrek 2012, as we...

Dancing into Summer with the Tallahassee Ballet

May 21
Dancing into Summer with the Tallahassee Ballet

Janet Pichard and Tyrone Brooks from the Tallahassee Ballet join us this week to give us the details on the organization's summer plans. Among their summer activities is the "Midtown Barre...

Something for Everyone at Florida Folk Festival

May 14
Something for Everyone at Florida Folk Festival

Host Julz Graham sits down with Del Suggs to get the details on this years Florida Folk Festival. The festival will take place on at the Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park in White Sprin...

Get Moving with the National Parkinson Foundation of North Florida

May 7
Get Moving with the National Parkinson Foundation of North Florida

Host Julz Graham is joined by Katie Patchett, Joan Cassels, and Leon Cassels to learn more about the symptoms and treatments of Parkinson's Disease. The National Parkinson Foundation of North F...

Remembering History at the Rotunda Rendezvous

Apr 30
Remembering History at the Rotunda Rendezvous

Host Julz Graham sits down with Tiffany Baker to get the details of Florida Historic Capitol's upcoming Rotunda Rendezvous, taking place on May 8th. The evening will also include the Tallahasse...

When School is out, Science Camps are in at the CLC

Apr 23
When School is out, Science Camps are in at the CLC

The Challenger Learning Center is gearing up for this year's summer camps as the school year comes to an end. Emily Brown and Susan Borland join us to talk more about the numerous new and retur...

A Change of Command at the St. Marks Lighthouse

Apr 16
A Change of Command at the St. Marks Lighthouse

2014 starts a new beginning for the St. Marks Lighthouse. The U.S. Coast Guard recently turned over command of the light to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. WFSU was there for the official trans...

In the Garden with Spring Flowers

Apr 2
In the Garden with Spring Flowers

April has finally arrived and it's time to get out in the garden to plant some Spring flowers. If you're looking for something new to plant this year, Taylor Vandiver from the Leon County E...

Dimensions-June 25, 2014-photos (742)

Jun 24
Dimensions-June 25, 2014-photos (742)

Thats a wrap! This weeks Dimensions program is the last episode of Season 7. First, we visit a local church whose structure was inspired by gothic architecture. Then, we hear about how WFSUs educat...

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Out is In with Tallahassee Parks & Rec this Summer

Jun 18
Out is In with Tallahassee Parks & Rec this Summer

The City of Tallahassee is encouraging the community to get outdoors this summer. Charla Lucas with the Parks & Recreation Department joins us to let us in on all of the fun offered by the City...

Research In Quincy: Save Water, Grow Jet Fuel!

Jun 11
Research In Quincy: Save Water, Grow Jet Fuel!

The IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida, uses science to enhance farming techniques, conserve resources and create wealth for our region of The Sunshine State. Here ...

Dimensions-June 4, 2014-photos (739)

Jun 3
Dimensions-June 4, 2014-photos (739)

Adventures abound on this weeks Dimensions! The Moon is our guide as we explore the Bradwell Bay Wilderness after dark to celebrate a special anniversary. Also, Hurricane Hunters tell us what its l...

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From Rags to Riches on Toe Shoes with BACT

May 28
From Rags to Riches on Toe Shoes with BACT

Amy Lowe and Sarah Trescott with the Ballet Arts Conservatory of Tallahassee join host Julz Graham to give us a preview of their upcoming presentation of a classic tale, "Cinderella". Sar...

Tallahassee Museum Gears up for Summer Camps

May 21
Tallahassee Museum Gears up for Summer Camps

Director of Education, Natasha Hartsfield, joins us to talk about the summer programs offered at the Tallahassee Museum. Their summer camps offer a wide variety of fun educational activities for th...

Keep Calm & Call 211 Big Bend

May 14
Keep Calm & Call 211 Big Bend

Randy Nicklaus joins host Julz Graham to tell us how 2-1-1 Big Bend is helping people across our viewing area. The 2-1-1 Big Bend Hotline offers a broad variety of services including human service ...

Celebrating 50 Years at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab

May 7
Celebrating 50 Years at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab

Jack Rudloe, Cypress Rudloe , and a few sea critters join host Julz Graham to talk about the upcoming Sharks & Chablis event. This year's event will also celebrate the Lab's 50th annive...

The Downtown Crawfish Festival Brings a New Orleans Vibe to Tallahassee

Apr 23
The Downtown Crawfish Festival Brings a New Orleans Vibe to Tallahassee

Host Julz Graham sits down with Ryan Grindler and Jon Sweede to talk about the 21st Annual Downtown Crawfish Festival. The event filled with food, music and fun begins at 11 am on Saturday, April 2...

Ready! Get set! And go! to the Stephen C. Smith Memorial Regatta

Apr 16
Ready! Get set! And go! to the Stephen C. Smith Memorial Regatta

For 41 years the Stephen C. Smith Memorial Regatta has been hoisting the sails to benefit the American Cancer Society. The weekend will include various races, live music, food, and an auction. The ...

Success Academy Graduates: Different Roads to a Diploma

Apr 9
Success Academy Graduates: Different Roads to a Diploma

Traditional high schools don't help every kind of student. That's why in Leon County, the Success Academy was created. Many of the students felt like they'd arrived in prison; though th...

Giving Back to Veterans in Need with the Advocates for Veteran Housing

Apr 2
Giving Back to Veterans in Need with the Advocates for Veteran Housing

Giving back to those who fought for us. Patrick Buerkle and Deborah Lloyd from the Big Bend Homeless Coalition's Advocates for Veteran Housing join us to talk about ways our community can provi...

Dimensions-June 18, 2014-photos (741)

Jun 18
Dimensions-June 18, 2014-photos (741)

Summer is here! As we get ready to stay hydrated in the Florida heat, we learn more about where our drinking water comes from and how we can protect it. We also find out how the Florida Department ...

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Dimensions-June 11, 2014-photos (740)

Jun 12
Dimensions-June 11, 2014-photos (740)

Were all about celebration and discovery on this weeks Dimensions program. First, we find out whats new for this years Watermelon Festival in Monticello. Then, we travel to Quincy to visit the UF I...

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Theatre Tallahassee Takes on a 6-Foot Tall Rabbit

Jun 4
Theatre Tallahassee Takes on a 6-Foot Tall Rabbit

Host Julz Graham sits down with Sheri Cox, Barbie Nettles, and Tim Nettles to talk about Theatre Tallahassee's upcoming production, "Harvey". This production about a (presumably imagi...

Dimensions-May 28, 2014-photos (738)

May 28
Dimensions-May 28, 2014-photos (738)

Get ready for this weeks Dimensions! First, we get a preview of the Ballet Arts Conservatory of Tallahassees Cinderella. Then, we explore the waters of Wewahitchka in a new EcoAdventure. We also fi...

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Stuffed Pork Chops

May 28
Stuffed Pork Chops

It's time for another visit from Chef Walter Wright, Dean of Culinary at Keiser University here in Tallahassee. For this Tasty Table, Chef is going to show us how to prepare one of his favorite...

Having Fun & Raising Funds for American Red Cross

May 21
Having Fun & Raising Funds for American Red Cross

Host Julz Graham sits down with Christy Rojas to talk about how the Red Cross helps people put their lives back together, especially as we enter hurricane season. The Red Cross "Hurricane Part...

USA Diving World Cup Trials 2014

May 7
USA Diving World Cup Trials 2014

This Summer, the World Cup Diving Competition will take place in Shanghai. But for many of the United State's best divers, the place to be this spring was in Tallahassee. WFSU's Suzanne Smi...

Honoring the 2014 Season of Emancipation

Apr 30
Honoring the 2014 Season of Emancipation

In honor of the 149th anniversary of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in our area, the Season of Emancipation Walk Through Living History Festival will take place May 3rd through May 24...

Water Sport and the Value of Land in the Red Hills

Apr 23
Water Sport and the Value of Land in the Red Hills

The name Red Hills is perhaps underused by those of us who actually live here. That is why the folks at Tall Timbers set out to reintroduce us to the area between the Ochlockonee and Aucilla Rivers...

Green Living Expo Teaches Sustainable Living for All Ages

Apr 16
Green Living Expo Teaches Sustainable Living for All Ages

The Sustainable Big Bend's 2014 Green Living Expo aims to make sustainable living simple for people of all ages. Host Julz Graham sits down with Shelley Swenson to talk about some of the activi...

Challenging Tallahassee to Give to Families in Need

Apr 9
Challenging Tallahassee to Give to Families in Need

The Tallahassee Food Challenge is aiming to make feeding hungry families in our area easier. Brien SÂrne sits down with Julz Graham to ask the community to step up to the challenge. This campaign r...

Music, Food, and Fun at the 23rd Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

Apr 2
Music, Food, and Fun at the 23rd Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

Get ready for jazz, blues, fusion, and fabulous food in the beautiful outdoors. The Tallahassee Museum will be hosting the 23rd Annual Jazz & Blues Festival April 5th & 6th. The annual Pion...

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