Season 1

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Best of Our State

Natural Connections & What It Was, Was Football

A storyteller connects to the natural world; a cartoonist illustrates a famous monologue.

Natural Connections & What It Was, Was Football

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Best of Our State

Puppet Masters & Elizabeth Keckly

A creative duo recycles; a formerly enslaved woman becomes Mary Lincoln’s dressmaker.

Puppet Masters & Elizabeth Keckly

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Best of Our State

Playing with Heart & Wild Horses

Jim Avett’s passion for music; the wild horses of Corolla.

Playing with Heart & Wild Horses

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Best of Our State

Hart Square & To the Lighthouse

Historic log structures; the restoration of the Bodie Island Lighthouse.

Hart Square & To the Lighthouse

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Best of Our State

What Say You & Tweetsie Railroad

An NC State professor studies a fading dialect. Also, the story behind Tweetsie Railroad.

What Say You & Tweetsie Railroad

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Best of Our State

East Fork Pottery & Etta Baker

The origins of East Fork Pottery; Piedmont blues legend Etta Baker.

East Fork Pottery & Etta Baker

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Best of Our State

Stickbuilt & Lighter than Air

A stick sculpture installation at Guilford College; blimps during World War II.

Stickbuilt & Lighter than Air

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Best of Our State

Mule Rider & Carolina Chocolate Drops

A Down East wagon ramble; the old-time sounds of the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

Mule Rider & Carolina Chocolate Drops