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Compadre Huashayo


Inspired by the Ecuadoran huashayo, an individual appointed to hire musicians for a special celebration, Grammy-winning Western classical composer Gabriela Frank — a member of the multicultural and genre-bending Silk Road Ensemble — decided to recreate a traditional Western composition and use only South America’s native instruments. The resulting piece, “Compadre Huashayo,” is a lively […]

180 Days: Hartsville

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A Conversation About Reform in America’s Public Schools In 180 Days: Hartsville, viewers will experience a year in the life of one Southern town’s efforts to address the urgent demand for reform in American public schools, and watch what happens when the systems that can either fuel or diffuse that reform – bureaucracy, economic opportunity, […]

Rise of the Black Pharaohs

Rise of the Black Pharaohs

Around 800 BC, Kush, a little-known subject state of Egypt, rose up and conquered Egypt, enthroned its own Pharaohs and ruled for nearly 100 years. This unlikely chapter of history has been buried by the Egyptians and was belittled by early archaeologists, who refused to believe that dark-skinned Africans could have risen so high. Now, […]

Daniel Tiger Celebrates “Love Day”

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Grr-eetings! Share the love with Daniel Tiger as he celebrates Love Day on Monday, February 9th at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm in an all-new Valentine’s Day episode on CPTV Kids! The program will be rebroadcast on Wednesday, February 11 and Friday, February 13 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.  In addition, the official Daniel Tiger’s […]



Unbreakable and documentary on Knights of Columbus founder to air Thursday, February 12 at 10 p.m. on CPTV4U. CPTV4U to Help Mark 5 Years Since Haitian Earthquake With Story of Triumph ‘Unbreakable’  An award-winning documentary about hope and healing in the midst of horrific tragedy will air on CPTV4U, a Connecticut PBS station and affiliate of […]