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PHOTOS: Downton Abbey season premiere at Altria Theater

Fans of the hit PBS period drama Downton Abbey donned their best show-inspired attire at the Altria Theater Saturday evening for a sneak peek of the show’s final season on the big screen. Following a cocktail reception, guests were treated to an appearance by Phyllis Logan, who you may know as Mrs. Hughes.

WCVE hosting free premiere screening of ‘Mercy Street’ at The Byrd this Sunday

The Civil War drama was filmed in and around Petersburg.

Virginia Historical Society announces Downton Abbey-inspired exhibit

Exhibition will feature over 35 costumes from the hit PBS series set in the World War I era.

Puzzle-solving meets scavenger hunt at the Big Idea Challenge

Use your brain power for glory and recognition – plus some fabulously tacky prizes.

Locally-produced JFK documentary premieres next week

How did JFK’s legacy affect his presidential successors? The new documentary tackles that very topic.

Locally-produced documentary wins Emmy

A documentary about political gridlock–produced by Community Ideas Station and UVA’s Center for Politics–earned an Emmy award.

State Capitol tops PBS list of buildings that changed America

An upcoming PBS documentary will feature the Virginia State Capitol, giving the landmark the top spot among buildings that changed America.

SPARC documentary wins PBS honor

A documentary about locally-based SPARC has earned the People’s Choice award in the PBS Online Film Festival.

Ticket applications for Antiques Roadshow due April 8th

One of the most popular shows on PBS is coming to town and, if you want to go, complete your ticket applications posthaste.

Members of The Richmond 34 to speak this weekend

Members of a VUU student group who organized a 1960 sit-in protest inside a Richmond department store will discuss their experience on Saturday.