Gansett Brewery History On PBS

(5.25) In what Rhode Island PBS is calling a ‘lager than life’ film event, the newest Rhode Island PBS original documentary recounts the history of one of Rhode Island’s most famous icons: “Hi-Neighbor! The Story of the Narragansett Brewing Company” debuts at 8pm on Wednesday, May 25, on-air and online. I just watched the trailer …

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Spotlight On Gilbert Stuart

Speaking of filmmaker Jim Wolpaw, his film “First Face: The Buck Starts Here” — the story of Gilbert Stuart’s portrait of George Washington —  is scheduled for broadcast on PBS during President’s week.  He and partner Steve Gentile investigate the most famous American portrait that no one knows anything about. (Of course, finding Americans who …

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