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Our State: The On-Air Magazine
See North Carolina as never before! Whether visitor, recently relocated or longtime Tar Heel, UNC-TV brings more of our state home to you—to discover and to love. 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.
Our State’s extremely high resolution offers a stunning visual experience. Like its print counterpart, Our State helps preserve the past, anticipates the future and celebrates the present through unforgettable stories and images that make our state great!
**UNC-TV's Our State is honored to have won three regional Emmy awards in 2013!
Click here to read what Our State Magazine wrote about the show, crew and awards.**
Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 8pm
Tweetsie Railroad - Silver Lining - Brasstown Dancers
Tweetsie Railroad is one of North Carolina's beloved attractions. Silver Lining captures beach life with fresh eyes with plein air painter John Silver. Brasstown Dancers vibrantly interpret historic folk life.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 8pm
Thomas Built - 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.
Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 8pm
Ties that Bind - Natural Connections
Meet acclaimed Broadway costume designer William Ivey Long, who got his start working backstage at The Lost Colony outdoor drama. He returned to Manteo years later to put his expertise to work redesigning every costume after a disastrous fire threatened this North Carolina treasure. Then, head to the woods with naturalist, herbalist and storyteller Doug Elliott for a glimpse at his southern Appalachian lifestyle and his passion to connect with nature.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 8pm
Chimney Rock - For the Birds - Hidden Treasure
Learn about the remarkable transformation of our newest State Park. Meet the dedicated aviculturalists who operate and conduct research at the world's largest waterfowl collection for public viewing—the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Center in Scotland Neck. And go below deck on the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial to explore its fascinating archives.