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Inspired by the pages of Our State magazine, UNC-TV’s half-hour monthly series, Our State, takes you down-home in North Carolina for an in-depth look at the people and places that make our state great! Compelling stories, stunning high-definition videography, and thoughtful narration take you beneath the surface, providing answers to the hows and whys of all things Our State.

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  Watch the latest new episode, Poems for Everyone/Hart Squareonline now.
 
  See Our State's wins at the 29th Midsouth Regional Emmy® Awards!    


 Coming up on Our State:

4/23 - Elizabeth City/Window Dressing/On Pines and Needles
Bland Simpson introduces us to Elizabeth City, his home town. See how Salem Stained Glass restores and creates dazzling arrays of windows for churches. Learn how longleaf pine needles emerged as a valuable North Carolina harvest.

4/30 - The Krüger Brothers/An Illuminating Personality
Meet the Krüger Brothers, German immigrants who grew up in Switzerland and followed the sound of the music they loved all the way to North Carolina. Then, with a playful love of fireworks and a meticulous process, pyrotechnician Jeff Hale creates magic in the sky with his dazzling displays.

5/7 - Tweetsie Railroad/Silver Lining/Brasstown Dancers
Tweetsie Railroad is one of North Carolina's best-loved attractions. Silver Lining captures beach life with fresh eyes on every new canvas with plein air painter John Silver. Brasstown Dancers vibrantly interpret historic folk life.

5/14 - Thomas Built Bus/Poplar Appeal/Cherokee Culture
Go behind the scenes of the company that has been making the ubiquitous yellow busses for several generations. Naturalist and storyteller Doug Elliot shares entertaining perspectives. Explore Cherokee language and culture as one of the primary areas within the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.


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