Virginia Currents (TV): VPM PBS | Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.
Virginia Currents takes the time to reveal the people and organizations who make a difference in the community, who are passionate, empowered and rise above challenges.
Currents Uncut: The Vision Behind The “Great Force” Art Exhibit
Learn how the riveting exhibition “Great Force” came to fruition from Amber Esseiva, Assistant Curator of the Institute For Contemporary Art at VCU in Richmond. She describes how through various mediums of art this exhibition addresses the historical barriers that have been in place due to racism against blacks and the persistence of the color line in the United States.
Currents Uncut: Life After A Chemical Crisis in Hopewell
Frank Arrigo, a former Life Sciences employee, tells us what life is like after the Kepone Chemical Crisis in Hopewell. He talks about the severe symptoms he endured while working at Life Sciences as a welder, and for years after the plant was closed down and still today.
Local Musician Angelica Garcia Embraces Her Roots And Advocates For Female Empowerment
Confronting Hate: How the Jewish Community of Charlottesville Finds a Path Forward at Moments of Crisis
About Virginia Currents
Virginia Currents is the longest running TV show produced in Virginia. The program's goal is to inspire, enlighten, evoke emotions, conversation and connection. Through Currents Features we share in-depth stories of people and groups who overcome, persevere and inspire. Through Current Conversations we spark conversation on relevant topics that impact the community with experts who can shed light on these issues. Through Against the Grain, we focus on people and groups who choose to live life or follow a passion that is against the norm and often ahead of the wave. On the Move gives behind-the-scenes stories of Virginia's destinations whether well-known or a hidden gem. Spotlight on Virginia Music gives a chance for musical artists from across Virginia to shine.
Patrons of Virginia Currents: Josephine Miller • Marilyn Scott • Patti Pusey