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One local art auction is helping support those living with HIV and AIDS. We tell you what you can expect from this year’s Artopia, we find out how the Ride for Hope will celebrate their tenth year in the fight against cancer, and Second Harvest of the Big Bend is facing a major challenge: we’ll tell you how you can help the food agency and keep our community fed. Plus, join the WFSU Summer Challenge to find fun and creative ways to keep the kids engaged all summer long!

 

 

 

 

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May 27
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Were welcoming summer with a sweet treat! We find out whats in store for this years Jefferson County Watermelon Festival. And we get a preview of an upcoming performance that pairs Shakespeare with...

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Canoeing the Aucilla: A Red Hills River Steeped in History

May 27
Canoeing the Aucilla: A Red Hills River Steeped in History

The Aucilla River's black waters hide archeological treasures, having served Floridians for thousands of years. It's also a challenging kayak & canoe trail.

Celebrating 10 Years of the Ride for Hope

May 20
Celebrating 10 Years of the Ride for Hope

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Ride for Hope, benefiting the Tallahassee Memorial Cancer Center. Here to tell us more about this year's event are Aaron Kinnon, Development Director...

Explore Music and Heritage at the Florida Folk Festival

May 13
Explore Music and Heritage at the Florida Folk Festival

This year marks the 63rd year for the Florida Folk Festival - a three-day celebration of music, dance, food, and heritage. Musician and festival spokesman Del Suggs joins us to tell us what we can ...

The Tallahassee Youth Orchestra is Looking for New Musicians

May 6
The Tallahassee Youth Orchestra is Looking for New Musicians

The Tallahassee Youth Orchestra is gearing up for auditions as they search for new musicians. The auditions will take place on May 17th. Music Director and FSU Music Professor Alexander Jimenez joi...

Tasty Table: April - Florida Orange Creme Brulee

Apr 29
Tasty Table: April - Florida Orange Creme Brulee

For this "Tasty Table," Chef Walter Wright takes his inspiration from Florida's signature fruit to create a delicious desert.

Vietnam: One Soldier'€™s Experience

Apr 22
Vietnam: One Soldier

Malcolm Arthur is a Vietnam veteran that had a very different experience than many American soldiers who served in that war. As an airman in the U.S. Air Force Security Service, he lived among the ...

Getting Homeless Youth Through the Homestretch to Graduation

Apr 15
Getting Homeless Youth Through the Homestretch to Graduation

Nationally, families make up nearly 40% of the homeless population. Were taking a look at the impact homelessness has on the social and emotional development of children and teens. Kim Kelling Engs...

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Apr 1
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Get ready for an all new Dimensions! Were heading outdoors to enjoy this beautiful weather with a few fun events. First, were spending a weekend celebrating all things Shakespeare. Then, we travel ...

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Stomping Out Diabetes for the Next Generation

Apr 1
Stomping Out Diabetes for the Next Generation

Type 2 Diabetes is growing at an alarming rate in the nation. The Foundation for Leon County Schools is channeling their efforts to change those numbers for the next generation. Executive Director ...

Helping and Healing the Community

Mar 25
Helping and Healing the Community

Lee's Place is a counseling center in Tallahassee that provides grief, loss, and trauma therapy for people of all ages. The center is gearing up for their 15th Anniversary Open House, taking pl...

Get Ready for the First North Florida VegFest

Mar 18
Get Ready for the First North Florida VegFest

Area vegetarians are getting ready to serve up their first North Florida VegFest. The festival will take place on April 4th a Cascades Park. Julia Inglis joins us to tell us more. Click here to ...

Face the Challenge with Second Harvest of the Big Bend

May 20
Face the Challenge with Second Harvest of the Big Bend

America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend food bank feeds over 100 thousand people in our area, many of which are children. Now, they are facing a major financial challenge as they undergo several changes, including a move to a new location. Interim CEO Jim Croteau joins us to tell us more about Second Harvest and how you can help them to continue helping our area. Click here to learn more about the Second Harvest of the Big Bend.

The Ballet Arts Conservatory is Putting a New Twist on a Classic Shakespearean Tale

May 27
The Ballet Arts Conservatory is Putting a New Twist on a Classic Shakespearean Tale

The Ballet Arts Conservatory is getting ready for their spring performance which will combine Shakespeare and toe shoes. They will be showcasing "A Midsummer Nights Dream" on June 5th and...

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May 20
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Were bringing you an all new Dimensions. We find out how one local event is celebrating art and helping those living with HIV and AIDS in our area. We learn about a special anniversary for an upcom...

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Join Big Bend Cares for Artopia

May 20
Join Big Bend Cares for Artopia

Each year, Big Bend Cares holds an art auction, Artopia, to help support those living with and fighting HIV and Aids. This year's auction will be held on June 27th. Deputy Director Charlie Adam...

Join JDRF Walk One to Help Eliminate Type One

May 13
Join JDRF Walk One to Help Eliminate Type One

JDRF is gearing up for their annual fundraising event to help eliminate Type One Diabetes. This 2015 Walk One event will bring a few changes from the past events. The event will take place on May 3...

In the Garden: May - Integrated Pest Management

May 6
In the Garden: May - Integrated Pest Management

If you're a gardener here in Florida, it's a safe bet you've had to deal with bugs. Whether you grow flowers, ornamentals or vegetables, there's a bug or bugs out there just waiting...

Growing Mushrooms and Cleaning the Forest at Lake Seminole

Apr 29
Growing Mushrooms and Cleaning the Forest at Lake Seminole

Mushrooms are one of our few foods that are neither plant or animal. At Lake Seminole Farm, we explore mushroom production and their role in forest ecology.

Behind the Scenes with Rory Kennedy

Apr 22
Behind the Scenes with Rory Kennedy

The producer and director of the PBS film "Last Days in Vietnam" is Rory Kennedy. She came to Tallahassee on Veterans Day 2014 to screen the movie as part of the annual Florida State Univ...

Jim McClellan's "Life Along the Apalachicola River"

Apr 15
Jim McClellan

We head into the swampland surrounding the Apalachicola River for a glimpse at a culture rooted in generations of hunting and fishing.

Spend the Weekend with Shakespeare

Apr 1
Spend the Weekend with Shakespeare

The Southern Shakespeare Festival is coming back to Tallahassee for an entire weekend of Shakespeare. Executive Director Laura Johnson and Artistic Director Lanny Thomas sit down with Julz Graham t...

Rescue Ride to the rescue!

Mar 25
Rescue Ride to the rescue!

Take a look at the Leon County Humane Societys Rescue Ride effort. The idea is to get dogs out of high-kill shelters, some with kill rates as high as 98 percent before their time is up. In this vid...

Join the Conversation with WFSU & OVEE

Mar 18
Join the Conversation with WFSU & OVEE

WFSU is bringing viewers a new way to join the conversation from their computer. WFSU's Director of Content and Community Engagement, Kim Kelling Engstrom, sits down with WFSU-TV's Executiv...

Tallahassee Celebrates Music with a New Festival

Mar 11
Tallahassee Celebrates Music with a New Festival

A new 10-day celebration of music is coming to Tallahassee in April. Music lovers will be able to enjoy a variety of music at venues all around Tallahassee. President of Tallahassee Music Week, Ric...

The Tasty Table: May - Veal Saltimbocca

May 27
The Tasty Table: May - Veal Saltimbocca

If you have a special occasion coming up and you're looking for a spectacular dish to prepare for it, Chef Walter Wright has a suggestion that's simple to prepare and tastes absolutely wond...

Shaping Successful Futures through Professional Luncheons

May 20
Shaping Successful Futures through Professional Luncheons

Throughout the school year, WFSU hosts their Professional Luncheon Series at the Success Academy at Ghazvini. Professions from various career paths are invited to come speak to the students about t...

Get Moving with the National Parkinson Foundation

May 13
Get Moving with the National Parkinson Foundation

The North Florida chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation is getting ready for their annual Moving Day event. The event helps to raise awareness and funds to fight the disease. This year's...

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May 8
Dimensions-May 6, 2015-photos (835)

This week on Dimensions, we meet a man who turns hunks of wood into beautiful pieces of art. Then, we find out how your child can take part in the Tallahassee Youth Orchestra. We also take a look b...

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Apr 29
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This week on Dimensions, we discover the magic of mushroom farming. Then we take a look at a special art event that highlights the beauty of the Forgotten Coast. We also find out how you can learn ...

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Learning About the Past through the Season of Emancipation

Apr 29
Learning About the Past through the Season of Emancipation

America entered a new era when the Civil War ended 150 years ago. In order to help people better understand this time period, a month of activities have been planned to mark the Season of Emancipat...

WFSU Online Extra - Rory Kennedy

Apr 22
WFSU Online Extra - Rory Kennedy

WFSU Online Extra: Rory Kennedy, Producer and Director of the PBS film "Last Days in Vietnam", talks about her visit to Tallahassee in November 2014 and her experience at the FSU Student ...

Set Sail to Raise Funds with the Stephen C. Smith Regatta

Apr 15
Set Sail to Raise Funds with the Stephen C. Smith Regatta

The Stephen C. Smith Memorial Regatta is an annual event that raises funds for the local American Cancer Society branch. This year is the 42nd year for the regatta and Linda Downey and Stan Derzypo...

Enjoy the Art Along the Chain of Parks

Apr 1
Enjoy the Art Along the Chain of Parks

Tallahassee is gearing up for the 15th annual LeMoyne Chain of Parks Art Festival, which takes place April 18 19. Festival Chair Kelly Dozier and LeMoyne Executive Director Ann Kozeliski are here t...

Get the Dirt on Worm Gruntin

Mar 25
Get the Dirt on Worm Gruntin

Sopchoppy is gearing up for its 15th Annual Worm Gruntin' Festival. The event takes place on April 11th. Bill Dowrie from the Sopchoppy Preservation and Improvement Association is an organizer ...

Bird Watching & Nature Writing: Susan Cerulean at Bald Point

Mar 18
Bird Watching & Nature Writing: Susan Cerulean at Bald Point

We go to Bald Point with author Susan Cerulean to view migratory shorebirds. We discuss nature writing and the Forgotten Coast's barrier islands.

Take a look at the Man in the Sea Museum

Mar 11
Take a look at the Man in the Sea Museum

Bay County has a long history with the sea in general and the U.S. Navy's exploration of the sea in particular. Take a looks at a local museum dedicated to preserving that relationship and the ...

Welcoming Summer with the Jefferson County Watermelon Festival

May 27
Welcoming Summer with the Jefferson County Watermelon Festival

In Jefferson County it's tradition to welcome summer with the Annual Watermelon Festival. This year marks the 65th year and will kick off in downtown Monticello on June 6th. Parade Chair Lisa R...

Take on the Summer Learning Challenge

May 20
Take on the Summer Learning Challenge

WFSU is hosting the Summer Learning Challenge to give families fun and creative ways to keep the kids engaged while school is out. Kim Kelling Engstrom sits down with Tasha Weinstein and Becca Pier...

At the Success Academy, Students Clear a Variety of Obstacles to a High School Diploma

May 13
At the Success Academy, Students Clear a Variety of Obstacles to a High School Diploma

The students at Leon County's Success Academy have one thing in common: conventional schools were not meeting their educational needs. The students we interviewed fell behind for a variety of r...

Fred's Yard Art

May 6
Fred

Frederick Aman is a retired taxidermist and sculptor who took his chainsaw to a couple of tree stumps in his yard. The results are pretty incredible. Find out about Freds unlikely path to becoming ...

WFSU Online Extra - Season of Emancipation

Apr 29
WFSU Online Extra - Season of Emancipation

We continue the conversation about the Season of Emancipation focusing specifically on the activities on the 150th anniversary of the reading of the Emancipation Proclamation in Florida. Sergeant M...

Helping Homeless Veterans through the North Florida Stand Down

Apr 22
Helping Homeless Veterans through the North Florida Stand Down

Since the Vietnam era, the number of homeless veterans has grown significantly. Efforts are underway to reduce these numbers. For the last three years in North Florida, there has been a special eve...

Preserving Culture through Music and Dance

Apr 22
Preserving Culture through Music and Dance

Many Vietnamese came to America after the fall of Saigon. While Vietnamese Americans are among the most assimilated immigrant groups in the nation, many efforts are made to preserve the culture. Th...

Remembering the Holocaust

Apr 15
Remembering the Holocaust

Each year, a special day is set aside to remember the victims of the holocaust that took place during World War II. The local Holocaust Education Resource Council (HERC) not only helps honor those ...

In the Garden: Vines in Trees

Apr 1
In the Garden: Vines in Trees

This month 'In the Garden,' Extension Forester Stan Rosenthal is with us again, but hes not going to talk about trees. Instead, he's going to give us a little information on some of the...

March: Grilled Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Mar 25
March: Grilled Salmon with Citrus Glaze

With the weather finally getting warmer, you may be thinking of getting out in the yard and firing up the grill this weekend. If you are, Chef Walter Wright has a delicious dish for you to try: Gri...

Enjoy Literature and Music with Word of South

Mar 18
Enjoy Literature and Music with Word of South

A new festival is coming to Tallahassee in April. The Word of South Festival will be bringing music and literature to Cascades Park April 11 12. President Mark Mustian and Festival Director Mandy S...

Lend Time and Talent to Florida Volunteer

Mar 11
Lend Time and Talent to Florida Volunteer

April is Florida Volunteer Month, so we're finding out more about giving time and talent with Volunteer Florida. We're joined by CEO Chester Spellman to find out more about the various oppo...

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