Highland Highlights is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way.
The show is a collaboration with Highland Hospital, Kanawha County Schools and Suddenlink Communications.
The show airs daily at 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Suddenlink’s channel 17.
We interviewed Erin Brewster, member of the WV Symphony League (WVSL), about the WV Symphony and the annual event hosted by the WVSL. Erin talked about the mission and value of the WV Symphony being a part of our community.
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra is West Virginia’s premier performing arts organization, presenting classical, pops, and chamber-music concerts annually throughout the Mountain State. Currently in its 76th season, the WVSO is a proud member of the community and enriches the region by providing affordable, high-quality concerts, collaborations with West Virginia arts organizations and a nationally award-winning education program.
Erin discussed with excited passion about their education programs for our youth.
The 34th Annual Symphony Sunday is scheduled for Sunday, June 5, 2016 from 1-10:00 p.m. on the campus of the University of Charleston. But before Symphony Sunday can occur, organizers have put together the annual pre-event titled the ‘Pinnacle Party’. This is set for Friday evening June 3, 2016 on the rooftop of Columbia Pipeline facility. The theme for the weekend is ‘Super Heroes’ with the Pinnacle Party themed “A Night in Gotham” beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Symphony Sunday will offer live entertainment ALL day culminating at 8:00 p.m. with a FREE WV Symphony concert.
Plenty of activities, art, and food on hand during the day.
For information about any of the weekend activities contact the WV Symphony Orchestra at 304-957-9876. Or click here for ticket info regarding the Pinnacle Party.
We also interviewed Coach Bob Mullett, Game Director, for the North-South Football Classic. These game between high-school all-stars is scheduled for June 18, 2016 kicking off at 7:00 p.m. at UC Stadium in Charleston, WV.
Coach Mullet talked about the process of selecting coaches and players for the game. The long history of these game is rich with many past players going on to successful collegiate and professional careers.
For more information about the game, contact Coach Mullet at 304-784-3782.
If you would like to learn more about the Highlights TV Show, contact Host and Executive Producer Jim Strawn at 304-348-1417.
Special thanks to our Assistant Producer, Brittany Green.