WVIA will offer free sneak peeks at Ken Burns’ newest documentary, “Country Music,” ahead of its broadcast premiere on Sunday, Sept. 15, at 8 p.m. The 16-hour documentary film takes a look at the history of the musical genre.
Here’s where you can grab a glimpse. Programs will include a discussion and giveaways, and select events will have musical guests.
- Sunday, Aug. 25, 4 p.m., the Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St;, Honesdale; features musical guest Owen Walsh
- Thursday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m., Scranton Public Library, 500 Vine St., Scranton
- Sunday, Sept. 1, 6:30 p.m., Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center, 88 S. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg; features musical guest Bovine Social Club
- Thursday, Sept. 5, 6 p.m., Osterhout Free Library, Wilkes-Barre
- Sunday, Sept. 8, 3 p.m., Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock; features musical guest Gary Carl
- Wednesday, Sept. 11, 7 p.m., Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., Lewisburg; features musical guest Frank Wicher
- Saturday, Sept. 14, 3 p.m., Community Theatre League, 100 W. Third St., Williamsport
Additionally, WVIA will hold an advanced screening of “Downton Abbey: The Movie” on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Cinemark 20 and XD, Moosic. Tickets cost $20 to $30 for general admission, and WVIA members receive a $10 discount and priority seating. The film will be available in wide release on Friday, Sept. 20.
For more information, visit wvia.org.
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