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A Special Night of Autism:

KVCR presents a special night of programs devoted to the growing concern of autism.  At 8:00pm, is Autism: Looking Forward.  California unemployment is currently averaging about 8%, however for adults on the autism spectrum, their unemployment rate is estimated 80%. Autism: Looking Forward will discuss this issue and explore new models and ideas to address the problem and share opportunities for employment and vocational options for adults with ASD. This program will also discuss the issues that families with ASD face when traveling. Travelling by air can be stressful for any family with children, but for families with children with autism the challenges are compounded by extreme behaviors, high anxiety and sensitivity to changes in routine, different smells, sights and other changes in their environment.  At 9:00pm, we follow up with the documentary "Neurotypical", an exploration of autism from the point of view of autistic people themselves.  And at 10:00pm a look at a high school that provides an exceptional environment for students with autism, and how they prepare them for independent living.

Thursday at 8:00pm - Autism: Looking Forward

Thursday at 9:00pm - POV: Neurotypical

Thursday at 10:00pm - POV: Best Kept Secret 

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Ask This Old House:

In this special episode of Ask This Old House, Kevin makes a home more accessible for the owner who's in a wheelchair and the guys rebuild a staircase for a survivor who was hurt during the Boston Marathon bombings.

Saturday at 3:30pm

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From Jesus to Christ - The First Christians Part 2:

The Gospels do not all tell the same story of Jesus because each one is responding to a different audience and circumstances. For example, Matthew's gospel is clearly written for a Jewish Christian audience; it is the most Jewish of all the gospels. During the first century A.D., a growing tension appeared between the emergent Christian groups and their Jewish neighbors. The result was a process of debate, identity, and separation that shaped both religious traditions forever. And there were still other external forces, including a second, devastating Jewish war, the Bar Kochbah revolt, which erupted in 132 C.E.

Tonight at 9:00pm

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Show your support for KVCR, and learn how to do something you've probably always wanted to do, but didn't think you could: paint a picture!  Join KVCR and TV host Joel Green for a special KVCR Painting Night. This three hour painting class provides a Purple Easel's instructor AND all the painting materials necessary to create an original work of art on a 16 by 20 canvas. Appetizers, beverages and music are also included. All participants will leave with their personal composition. Seating is limited make your pledge today and reserve your seat now. All participants will be painting the image above and will be able to take it home. No prior art experience needed, just a fun night out!  Click on the picture for details!

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Join KVCR and Let's Dine Out host, Allan Borgen for dinner and a stage show. Sample all the wonderful food at Tibbies Dinner Theatre. Tibbies’ chef will prepare 3 appetizers, 3 entrees and 2 desserts for each KVCR member who pledges for this special package. Travel back in time after dinner and enjoy music from one of history’s most diverse musical decades with "Feeling Groovy: the Sounds of the 60’s." Relive the beautiful music of Henry Mancini. Enjoy the rich harmonies, clap along to hits made famous by the King of Rock and Roll and the Queen of Soul!  Enjoy songs including "Moon River,"  "Sound of Silence," "Surfer Girl,"  "Happy Together" and so much more.  Click on the picture to find out how you can get tickets!

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Native Shorts:

Native Shorts presented by Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program is a 12 episode series that will feature short films produced, premiered or showcased at the Sundance Film Festival through its Native American and Indigenous Program, followed by a brief discussion with hosts Ariel Tweto (Flying Wild Alaska, Wipe-Out), an Iñupiaq Eskimo from Unakleet, Alaska and the Sundance Institute’s own Bird Runningwater, a Cheyenne and Mescalero Apache.

Thursdays at 8:00pm on FNX (KVCR Digital Channel 24.2 and Verizon FIOS channel 471)

Tuesdays at 9:00pm on KVCR 24.1

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On March 28th, “Science Friday” launched Science Club – a month long challenge that asks public radio listeners to go out and experiment with science. This months’ challenge is called #machineart . Science Club asks those who wish to participate to build a machine that creates art, and share the photo or the video with them.  For more information, check out their website by clicking the banner above!

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The Bletchley Circle II:

Alice Merren is in prison awaiting trial for the murder of her former Bletchley Park colleague. Jean, believing Alice is covering for someone, begins to reunite the circle to help establish the innocence of one of their own. The investigation leads to a young woman who seems to have had a relationship with the deceased and in whose home they find documents suggesting a military cover-up of a chemical spill. The women use the skills honed at Bletchley Park, the United Kingdom's main code decryption facility, to try to exonerate Alice.

Coming April 21

4/14/2014 11:32 AM | Matt Gilhelm | KVCR

The committee of San Bernardino residents appointed to review the  convoluted City Charter held its first meeting last week.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem was there, and reports the that committee has a tight timeline to come up with recommendations to make city government run better, and then to get something on the fall ballot for residents' to vote on.

4/15/2014 2:13 PM | Ken Vincent | KVCR

Inland Empire Economic Partnership Chief Economist John Husing continues his conversation with KVCR's Ken Vincent about ways to move less-educated workers into family-wage jobs.  This morning, Dr. Husing examines the health of the IE's construction sector.

 

 

 

 

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