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On this week’s episode, we take a look at the auditioning process for this interpretation of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” We also get an update on the February Festival of the Opening Nights Performing Arts series. Mission San Luis tells us about a few fun events they have planned this spring. And we learn about a local program that works to help foster children have a deeper connection to the community.

 

 

 

 

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A Behind the Scenes Look at a Shakespeare Classic with a Twist

Jan 21
A Behind the Scenes Look at a Shakespeare Classic with a Twist

AFTER MANY YEARS AWAY, THE SOUTHERN SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IS RETURNING TO TALLAHASSEE WITH A FESTIVAL FEATURING 'A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.' BUT BEFORE ANY ACTORS CAN TAKE TO THE STAGE,...

Theatre Tallahassee Brings the 'Proof'

Jan 14
Theatre Tallahassee Brings the

Theatre Tallahassee is preparing for its latest run of 'Proof' the story of a young woman dealing with her father's mental illness, aging, and acceptance. The performances will run from...

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Jan 7
Dimensions-January 7, 2015-photos (819)

Get ready for a new episode of Dimensions! This week we hear how Walton County is preparing for their annual three-day songwriters festival. And we keep the beat going with a musical celebration of...

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Three Days with 30A

Jan 7
Three Days with 30A

The beaches of Walton County will soon be filled with great music and fun for the 6th Annual 30ASongwriters Festival. The three-day event will kick off on January 16th and will continue through the...

Finding Homes for Animals in Need

Dec 17
Finding Homes for Animals in Need

The Leon County Humane Society is always looking for loving homes for their adoptable animals. But they also need foster families for dogs that havent found their forever homes yet. Executive Direc...

Reading, Writing, and Tallahassee Parks & Rec

Dec 10
Reading, Writing, and Tallahassee Parks & Rec

It's not all about fun and games at the Tallahassee Parks and Recreation Community Centers. The centers are also aiming to provide academic support for our community's youth after school ho...

Building Friendships with Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Dec 3
Building Friendships with Big Brothers & Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend is looking for mentors to help children in our area. Chief Outreach Officer Kristie Teal and Chief Executive Officer Louis Garcia join us talk about the tim...

The Art of Giving with LeMoyne

Nov 26
The Art of Giving with LeMoyne

The LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts is providing an opportunity for people to get creative during their Christmas Shopping this year. Along with their Holiday Art Show, "The Art of Giving,&...

Helping Elders in Need this Holiday Season

Nov 19
Helping Elders in Need this Holiday Season

Kids aren't the only ones who need to be remembered during the holidays. There are many elders in need in our community as well and it's important to make the season special for them too. A...

A Wild Musical Event

Nov 12
A Wild Musical Event

The Florida Wild Mammal Association and From the Heart Recording Studio are teaming up to raise money for the FWMA with the Hearts Gone Wild concert. Seth Wagner, Rick Ott, and Dooffie the Pelican ...

In the Garden: "November - Oak Trees of Tallahassee"

Nov 5
In the Garden:  "November - Oak Trees of Tallahassee"

Oak trees are pretty common here in Tallahassee and the Big Bend region. Now, to most of us, an oak tree is an oak tree. Not so, says Stan Rosenthal. He's here "In the Garden" to show...

Get Ready for the Ball with Cinderella and the YAT

Oct 29
Get Ready for the Ball with Cinderella and the YAT

Tallahassee's Young Actors Theatre is celebrating its 39th year with a family favorite, Cinderella Executive Director Tina Williams joins us, along with two cast members, Eva Rosenzweig and Bri...

Local Group Helps Community Connect with Foster Children

Jan 21
Local Group Helps Community Connect with Foster Children

One local organization is working to get our area's foster children connected to the community. Mike Watkins and Whitney Baptista join Kim Kelling Engstrom to tell us more about Big Bend Community Based Care and their efforts to help young people become more engaged. Click here to learn more about Big Bend Community Based Care.

Making a Historical Love Connection

Jan 21
Making a Historical Love Connection

Mission San Luis is hosting a special romantic event just in time for Valentine's Day. Living History Interpreter Paulo Vinanti (as Captain Francisco de Uriza) is here to tell us more about the...

Dinner and a Show with The Wonderettes

Jan 14
Dinner and a Show with The Wonderettes

The Monticello Opera House is gearing up for a musical comedy that is sure to be a hit. Their latest dinner theatre production will be "The Marvelous Wonderettes" and will run from Januar...

In the Garden: Analyzing Your Trees

Jan 7
In the Garden: Analyzing Your Trees

In past installments of In the Garden, Stan Rosenthal, our Leon County Extension Forester, has talked about trees and the potential liability issues homeowners can face if a tree on their property ...

Dimensions-December 17, 2014-photos (818)

Jan 5
Dimensions-December 17, 2014-photos (818)

Get ready for an all new Dimensions! Were bringing you a few ideas to help ring in the new year. We hear about a local tradition for those spending New Years Eve in Downtown Tallahassee. We also ta...

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Ring in the New Year at Kleman Plaza

Dec 17
Ring in the New Year at Kleman Plaza

There arent many days left in 2014. And Tallahassee is preparing to welcome 2015 with their annual New Years party. The Downtown Tallahassee New Years Eve event kicks off at 7 pm at Kleman Plaza. T...

Snow White in Ballet Shoes

Dec 10
Snow White in Ballet Shoes

The Ballet Arts Conservatory of Tallahassee is preparing for their upcoming performances of "Snow White". There will be two performances - December 19th at 8 pm and December 20th at 2:30 ...

In the Gardens: December - Secret Life of Plants - Dormancy

Dec 3
In the Gardens: December - Secret Life of Plants - Dormancy

Just like the rest of the country, our area got an early taste of winter last month. And thanks to those bitter cold temperatures, our gardens are pretty barren and brown. But, even though things l...

Hitching a Ride on the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Nov 26
Hitching a Ride on the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Climb aboard as WFSU's Mike Plummer takes a special ride in an iconic vehicle: The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile! He answers your questions, sings a little song, and finds out what it takes to be th...

Spaceman Invades Symphony

Nov 19
Spaceman Invades Symphony

The Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra is preparing for their upcoming family concert, "Spaceman Invades Symphony". Music Director and Conductor Maestro Darko Butorac joins us on the Dimensio...

Purple Pianos for Alzheimer's

Nov 12
Purple Pianos for Alzheimer

Those purple pianos that have been parked in public places around Tallahassee have a purpose. They are there to raise awareness about Alzheimer's disease. Find out where the idea comes from and...

Finding Hope with a Fresh New Start

Nov 5
Finding Hope with a Fresh New Start

An upcoming concert is planned to benefit a new organization called "Fresh New Start." Julz Graham talks with author Prissy Elrod who is also one of the organizers of the fundraiser calle...

Out of the Darkness and into Hope

Oct 29
Out of the Darkness and into Hope

The first 'Out of the Darkness' Walk is coming to Panama City. This event will raise funds and bring hope and light to the subject of suicide prevention. The funds will be used for the Amer...

Catching Up with Opening Nights

Jan 21
Catching Up with Opening Nights

Opening Nights Director Chris Heacox joins us on the Dimensions set to give us an update on this season. There have been a few big changes this year and this season is bigger than ever. In February...

WPAX: Good Old-Fashioned Radio History

Jan 14
WPAX: Good Old-Fashioned Radio History

WPAX-AM in Thomasville is one of the oldest licensed radio stations in the country. Take a look into its past and get a glimpse into a simpler time in America.

A Musical Celebration of Life and Unity

Jan 7
A Musical Celebration of Life and Unity

The Tallahassee Community Chorus is using their music to celebrate the lives of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nelson Mandela. Their Unity 10 Concert will take place on January 24 at Ruby Diamond Conc...

Dimensions-December 10, 2014-photos (817)

Jan 5
Dimensions-December 10, 2014-photos (817)

Get ready for an all new Dimensions! This week, youll catch a preview of the Ballet Art Conservatory of Tallahassees upcoming performance of Snow White. Youll also hear about COCAs new activities f...

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Build Your Own Wooden Boat

Dec 10
Build Your Own Wooden Boat

The Wooden Boat Building School at the Apalachicola Maritime Museum now offers instruction for building a variety of small wooden boats. In this video a kayak is under construction, but they also h...

Step Back in Time to Thomasville's Victorian Christmas

Dec 3
Step Back in Time to Thomasville

Thomasville, GA is getting ready to travel back in time with their annual Victorian Christmas Celebration. The event takes place downtown on December 11th and 12th. The Executive Director of Thomas...

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Dec 1
Dimensions-December 3, 2014-photos (816)

Coming up this week on Dimensions we learn about a local mentoring program that promotes string friendships and lifelong connections. Thomasville prepares for their annual Victorian Christmas Celeb...

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Tasty Table- Steamed Mussels

Nov 26
Tasty Table- Steamed Mussels

For this Tasty Table, Chef Walter Wright serves up a simple dish with mussels that is really rich and absolutely delicious! It's Steamed Mussels in White Wine and Roasted Red Pepper Puree Sauce...

Walk or Run to Give Thanks with the Turkey Trot

Nov 12
Walk or Run to Give Thanks with the Turkey Trot

David Yon of the Gulf Winds Track Club and Anna Busby of the Capital City Runners join WFSU's Suzanne Smith on the Dimensions set to talk about a different way to kick off your Thanksgiving hol...

Touring History Through Blended Lives Program

Nov 5
Touring History Through Blended Lives Program

A local program celebrating its 13th year is getting ready to immerse school children in Florida's history. The Riley House Center/Museum and the Florida Historic Capitol Museum are teaming up ...

Sharing Water Conference: Agriculture Solutions

Oct 29
Sharing Water Conference: Agriculture Solutions

On October 2 through 4, 2014, Monticello hosted the Sharing Water Conference. Legislators, geologists, legal experts, water managers, and farmers met to discuss the future of the Floridan aquifer. ...

Puppy Love & the Jefferson County Humane Society

Oct 22
Puppy Love & the Jefferson County Humane Society

Manager Connie Heath and Board President Mark Kessler bring along Derek, the American Bulldog, as they join Host Julz Graham on the Dimensions set. They tell us about what's currently going on ...

Staying Active and Empowering Women After School

Jan 14
Staying Active and Empowering Women After School

Girls on the Run is an aferschool program designed to get girls interested in running. Producer Suzanne Smith finds out that exercise isn't the only purpose of this organization. They are worki...

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Jan 13
Dimensions-January 14, 2015-photos (820)

Get ready for a new episode of Dimensions! First, Monticello Opera House is gearing up for a new production and we get the first look. We also hear about Theatre Tallahassees latest run of Proof a ...

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A Big Change at the St. Marks Lighthouse

Jan 7
A Big Change at the St. Marks Lighthouse

The St. Marks Lighthouse has undergone several changes over the last year. And we were there to capture some of them! Producer Suzanne Smith takes us to St. Marks to watch as the lighthouse is reno...

The Tasty Table - December: Turkey Tips

Dec 17
The Tasty Table - December:  Turkey Tips

We're deep into the Holiday Season, with plenty of celebrating and feasting still ahead. If you haven't finalized your menu for your Christmas or New Year's dinner, Chef Walter Wright s...

COCA Info is Just a Click Away

Dec 10
COCA Info is Just a Click Away

Finding out about local cultural and arts events and activities can be as easy as going online. COCA's Marketing Director Erica Thaler tells us what we can find at their online webpages and how...

Interning at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab: Hands On

Dec 3
Interning at the Gulf Specimen Marine Lab: Hands On

For Gulf Specimen Lab interns, hands on experience means hands on octopi and in shark tanks at feeding time. We join them for a trip to Apalachee Bay.

Holiday Shopping with Tallahassee Museum's Market Days

Nov 26
Holiday Shopping with Tallahassee Museum

The Tallahassee Museum is getting ready to help you check a few items off of your shopping list this holiday season while helping themselves raise money at the same time. The museum's Annual Ma...

Exploring the Small Farms of Florida's Red Hills Part 2

Nov 19
Exploring the Small Farms of Florida's Red Hills Part 2

We visit two Gadsden Co. farms with contrasting takes on organic growing, and a farm to table restaurant that buys Red Hills Small Farm Alliance products.

Holiday Wish List with Toys for Tots

Nov 12
Holiday Wish List with Toys for Tots

The local Marine Corp League has already begun this year's effort to gather toys for needy children. Rodney McCoy and Marc Dickieson join us to tell us how you can help with this season's T...

Honoring America's Veterans

Nov 5
Honoring America

Florida's Capital City gets ready to celebrate America's military men and women with several events and tributes planned from November 6 through the 11th. Joe West, President of Vet Events ...

New Twists & Old Traditions at the North Florida Fair

Oct 29
New Twists & Old Traditions at the North Florida Fair

The North Florida Fair is kicking of its 73rd year on November 6. A few new twists will be added to the annual traditions this year. Mark Harvey tells us what we can expect. The Fair will continue ...

The Tasty Table - French Onion Soup

Oct 22
The Tasty Table - French Onion Soup

Our outdoor temperatures are getting cooler. That's perfect weather for soup and Chef Walter Wright is here with his recipe for French Onion Soup...

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